Community calendar

Updated: 2013-09-03T02:56:57Z

Sept. 6-7

Blue Springs Barbeque Blaze-off: Celebrating 30 years, with mini-carnival added to the lineup, 6–11 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m to 3 p.m. Saturday, Hidden Valley Sports Complex, 6500 N.W. Valley View Road.

Sept. 7

The 11th Annual Stroke Walk: Music by Harvest Moon will rock the morning; registration begins at 8 a.m., walking at 9:30 a.m., Theis Park, 4800 Rockhill Road. www.americanstroke.org

Music on Main: Families are welcome to enjoy music, food, entertainment and more. Bring lawn chairs or blankets, 3-10:30 p.m., Main Street in Grandview. Free. 816-761-6505 or www.grandview.org

Annual Warbird Fly-in: For military or military-looking airplanes; participants will hit the runway and invite the public to meet the pilots and get a close-up look at their planes, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Fleming Park, Lake Jacomo

Community Gardens Celebrates Fall Festival: Filled with games, demonstrations and garden foods to sample, 10 a.m.- 7 p.m., Leanna Flandermeyer Beanstalk Children’s Garden, 6917 Kensington Ave., Kansas City. Free. 816-931-3877 or kccg.org

Sept. 8

10th Annual Remembrance Walk: The walk is for anyone who has lost someone to a traumatic death such as suicide, homicide, fire or accident, 9 a.m., Loose Park. 913-681-3050 or bonnie@sass-mokan.com

Sept. 9

9th Annual Lee’s Summit North Music Parents Ice Cream Social: Family fun filled with music by the choirs, symphony orchestra and marching band, 5-8 p.m., Lee’s Summit North High School, 901 N.E. Douglas St., Lee’s Summit. $7

Sept. 12

Women’s Health & Fitness Day: There will be healthy snacks, along with recipes. Check out the latest and greatest in health and fitness solutions, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Gamber Center, 4 S.E. Independence Ave., Independence. Free. 816-969-1580

Sept. 13

Kids Night Out My Heroes: Parents have a night out as kids ages 2-11 enjoy dinner, games, swimming and more, 6-9 p.m., Blue Springs Family YMCA, 1300 S.E. Adams Dairy Parkway. 816-224-9620

Free Movie in the Park: See the 80’s classic movie E.T., bring your lawn chairs and blankets, 8:20 p.m., Legacy Park Amphitheater, Lee’s Summit. Park address is 1201-1501 N.E. Legacy Park Drive. 816-969-1500 or www.summeroffun.net

Sept. 14

First Annual Independence Uncorked Wine Festival: Will feature samples from more than 15 wineries from all over Missouri, 1-6 p.m., Bingham-Waggoner Estate, 313 W. Pacific Ave., Independence. $20 advance, $25 at door. 816-446-0074 or info@independenceuncorked.com

Sept. 13-15

Hispanic Festival: Great family fun with the best Mexican food, live music, boxing tournament, low-rider show, special Friday night concert featuring Dolewhite, Friday, 6-10 p.m., Saturday, noon-11 p.m., Sunday, noon-10 p.m., Barney Allis Plaza, 12th & Central, Kansas City. Free

Sept. 17

SkillBuilders Classes: Education and support for widows, widowers and caregivers, “Your legacy from I to we to me”, 10-11:50 a.m., The Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant, Independence. Free, 913-648-1520.

Sept. 19

St. Andrew’s Holey Open: In memory of Kevin Copeland, four person scramble, $225, 1 p.m., shotgun start, Swope Memorial Golf Course. 816-210-6314

Sept. 20

Brown Bag Concert: The series begins with cellist Mathew Herren, 12:10 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1700 Westport Road, Kansas City

2013 Fall Harvest Grand Tasting: Enjoy food and wine of the old world, proceeds to benefit hunger relief and culinary training in communities across greater Kansas City, 6 p.m., Founders Hall, 13th and Broadway, Kansas City. $45. 816-561-8920 or rsvp@episcopalcommunity.org

Homecoming Through The Decades: Celebrate music of the decades and purchase framed Niles Home children’s art, bid on silent auction items, proceeds to benefit the Niles Home, 7 p.m., Arrowhead Stadium, Tower Club. $75. 816-241-3448 or www.nileshomekc.org

Sept. 22

Mostly Foreign Film School Returns: The session begins with “Free Men,” a French film set in Nazi-occupied Paris that focuses on North African immigrants, 6:30 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1700 Westport Road, Kansas City. $5

Sept. 26

CPR For Family & Friends: An American Heart Association non-credential course will give individuals the skills to respond to an emergency, 7-8:30 p.m., Harris Park Community Center, 110 S.W. Blue Parkway, Lee’s Summit, $16-$18, 816-969-1500

Kids First Aid: For children ages 7-12, will prepare kids to get help quickly and handle first aid emergencies, 6-7 p.m., Harris Park Community Center, 110 S.W. Blue Parkway, Lee’s Summit. $10-$11. 816-969-1500.

Sept. 28

Library Photography Forum: Photographers of all skill levels gather together to share ideas about photography, camera equipment and the many things you can do on your computer or online with photos, 7 p.m., Lee’s Summit Branch Library, 150 N.W. Oldham Parkway, Lee’s Summit, free.

| Lisa Lopez, llopez@kcstar.com

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