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Community calendar

Updated: 2013-07-24T03:10:35Z

July 24

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS): Non-profit group offers education and weight-loss support, 9-10 a.m., Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 5409 N.W. 72nd St., Kansas City, North, free, 816-741-8708

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.

BreakTime Club: Activities vary from crafts, sing-a-longs, bingo and other fun entertainment, a great opportunity for social interaction, stimulation and respite for caregivers, 9:30 a.m., Liberty Christian Church, 427 East Kansas St., Liberty, free, 816-452-4536.

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_bailey@hotmail.com

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

Cigar Workshop with artist Just Colcord: Construct a cigar box garden out of found objects; all materials will be provided, but we encourage participants to bring their own found objects to incorporate in their gardens; space limited, 1 p.m., The Toy and Miniature Museum of Kansas City, 5235 Oak St., Kansas City, $10, 816-235-8004.

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.

Aug. 5

Swing For Synergy: Four-person scramble, proceeds to benefit Synergy Services, $125, 9 a.m., The National golf club, Jeff Flanery at 816-651-6339 or jflanery@kc.rr.com.

Aug. 10

NorthKids Night Out: My Heroes, parents can have a night out while kids have fun at the Y, ages 2-11, enjoy dinner, games and more, 5 p.m., 816-858-0114, Platte County Community Center, 3101 Running Horse Road, Platte City.

Aug. 13

Coast Guard Auxiliary Meeting: We offer training courses for members, weather, seamanship, navigation, communications and more, 7 p.m., Clay County courthouse Annex, 1901 N.E. 48th St., Kansas City, 816-682-6552.

Aug. 17

7th Annual NAWS Wabash BBQ: Scenic dice run from NAWS through the Northland stops along the way for a chance to win prizes, vendors, music and family fun, $25, www.ruffride.info.

Aug. 22

20th Annual Theatre in the Park Golf Classic Tournament: Proceeds will benefit costs associated with the annual Gladstone Theatre in the park production, 3-flight, four-player scramble, registration deadline Aug. 15, 1 p.m., Paradise Point Golf Course, 18212 Golf Course Rd., Smithville, $105 each, 816-4091.

| Lisa Lopez, llopez@kcstar.com

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