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Community calendar

Updated: 2013-07-16T20:39:58Z

July 17-19

The Last Airbender Camp: Each camp targets a specific theme book, based loosely on Book 3 - Fire. Crafts, game, swimming, grades K-2nd completed, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Earnest Shepherd Youth Center, 610 E. Shepherd Road, Liberty, $125, 816-781-7733.

Art Camp I: Grades K-2 completed; space limited, 9 a.m. - noon & 12:30-3:30 p.m., Earnest Shepherd Youth Center, 610 E. Shepherd Road, Liberty, $125, 816-781-7733.

July 17

Storybook Trail Event: This activity is designed to promote reading and healthful outdoor exercise, 10 a.m., Oak Grove Park, large shelter house, N Troost at 76th St., Gladstone, 816-423-4089.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS): Non-profit group offers education and weight-loss support, no registration required. 9 to 10 a.m. weekly at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 5409 N.W. 72nd St., Kansas City, North, free, 816-741-8708.

TWA Museum Special Exhibit: Remembering TWA Flight 800, in honor of crew and passengers killed in the 1996 explosion, exhibit continues through July 28th, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., TWA Museum, 10 Richards Road, Kansas City, free today, but $3-$5 after today, 816-234-1011 or twamuseumat10richardsroad.org.

July 18

Kosmos Singles Mixers: A social group for older adults 50+, 5-7 p.m., Paul and Jack’s, 1808 Clay, North Kansas City, 816-221-9866 or www.kosmossingles.com.

Alcott School Buildings 90th Birthday: Inviting anyone that attended the school with a reunion celebration, 2-10 p.m., Alcott Arts Center, 180 S. 18th Kansas City, KS, www.alcottartscenter.org

Break Time Club: Enriching and enjoyable environment for older adults with some physical or mental limitations, 10 a.m., Liberty Christian Church, 427 East Kansas Street, Liberty, 816- 452-4536.

July 20

Outdoor Saturday Night Movies: Showing of “Jaws”; bring blankets, lawn chairs and snacks, a great evening for the family, 8:45 p.m., www.briarclifftrails.com.

July 25

Kosmos Singles Mixers: A social group for older adults 50+, 5-7 p.m., Brass Rail, 4940 N.E. 81st. 152 Hwy & Brighton, Kansas City, www.kosmossingles.com.

Mad Science: Dig into reading with the Mad Scientist as he investigates what hides beneath the earth’s surface, 10 a.m., Mid-continent Public Library, Woodneath Library Center, 8900 N. Flintlock Road, Kansas City, 816-883-4900.

July 26

Art Show Opening: Gladstone Arts Commission will present the work of Corey Antis, painter and sculptor, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Gladstone Community Center Public Art Space, 6901 N Holmes, Gladstone, 816-423-4089.

July 27

Celiac Sprue and Gluten Sensitive Support Group: We are here to share information and as a resource for those who need to adhere to a Gluten Free diet, 10 a.m., Metropolitan Community College Maple Woods, 2601 NE Barry Road, Kansas City.

Kids Night Out Carnival: Parents can have a night out while kids have fun at the Y, ages 2-11, enjoy dinner, games, swimming and more, Vivion Road Family YMCA, 1101 NE 47th Street, Kansas City, 1101 NE 47th St., Kansas City, 816-453-6600.

Outdoor Saturday Night Movies: Showing of “Wreck-It Ralph”; bring blankets, lawn chairs and snacks, a great evening for the family, 8:45 p.m., www.briarclifftrails.com.

July 28

Piano Recital Fundraiser: Presents Alexandra Eiras performing works by Kabalevsky, Chopin and Liszt, proceeds to benefit the church preschool parents day out, 5 p.m., Pine Ridge Presbyterian Church, 7600 Barry Road, Kansas City, jobeth_balley@hotmail.com

Basic Yoga: Join in this four-week restorative class with slow paced stretching, some simple breathing exercises, meditation, Tuesday at 7 p.m., Woodneath Library Center, 8900 N. Flintlock Road, Kansas City, 816-883-4600.

Aug. 1

Kosmos Singles Mixers: A social group for older adults 50+, 5-7 p.m., Cascone’s 3737 N. Oak Trfwy., North Kansas City, 816-454-7977 or www.kosmossingles.com.

Aug. 3

Parkville Cruise Nights: Find your dream ride while you listen to cool tunes, 4-8 p.m., Historic Downtown Parkville, free.www.parkvillemo.org.

| Lisa Lopez, llopez@kcstar.com

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