816

Community calendar

Updated: 2013-10-22T04:37:42Z

Oct. 23

Second 2013 Church Workshop: Will focus on maintaining and improving the churches’ physical facilities to achieve maximum safety and efficiency, 8-11:30 a.m., St. James Catholic Church, 3909 Harrison, Kansas City. 913-940-0567.

Oct. 25

October Fish Fest: Come by for St. Ann’s famous fish dinners. Menu includes shrimp, catfish, tilapia, sides and dessert, 4:30-7:30 p.m., St. Ann’s Parish, 10113 Lexington, Independence. $8.50-$9.75. 816-252-1160.

Oct. 25-26

Spirits from the Past at Missouri Town 1855: Your entire family stroll through the luminary-lighted village as witches, goblins and other characters share tales of happenings of long ago. Kids will receive snacks and more, 6-9 p.m., Missouri Town 1855, 8010 East Park Road, Lee’s Summit. Reservations required. $9. missouritown@jacksongov.org or 816-503-4860.

Oct. 26

19th Annual Step Up for Down Syndrome Walk & Family Festival: A full day of family fun from the walk to food, games, music and pony rides; proceeds to benefit Down Syndrome, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Arrowhead Stadium, Lot C, One Arrowhead Drive, Kansas City. www.stepupfor

downsyndromekc.org.

Groove to Amen: A concert supporting KC Move to Amend by the Briar Band, food drinks, face painting and more, 6 p.m.- Midnight, Uptown Arts Bar, 3611 Broadway, Kansas City. $10 donation. 816-885-9996 or kcmovetoamend.org.

Oct. 26-27

Trick or Treat on the Farm and Boooo Barn: Bring your little princess, pirate or otherwise costumed one to enjoy a safe day of fun, 1-4 p.m., The National Agricultural Center Hall of Fame, 630 N. 126th St., Bonner Springs. $5. 913-721-1075 or www.AgHallof Fame.com.

Oct. 27

Community of Reason Activities: “Is Capitalism Bad for Women?” Guest speaker Ann Cudd, University Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, vice provost and dean of undergraduate studies, University of Kansas, 1 p.m., UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301, northwest corner of 52nd Street and Rockhill Road, Kansas City. Free.

Oct. 29

Muslim Jouneys: Understanding Islam & Muslims Beyond the Headline, Harvard’s Ali Asani explores the art and literature of Islam in a discussion of the sacred, complex and culturally diverse world of Muslim culture, 6:30 p.m., Plaza Branch Library, 4801 Main St., Kansas City. Free. kclibrary.org or 816-701-3407.

Oct. 31

Safe Halloween: Children are invited to trick or treat in the school’s commons which will be decorated for Halloween, 6-8 p.m., Lee’s Summit North High School, 901 N.E. Douglas St., Lee’s Summit. Free. lsnhs.leesummit.k12.mo

Halloween Costume Contest: For adults 50 and over, no registration required, 11 a.m., Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St., Independence. Free. 816-325-6200.

White Elephant Bingo: Bring a wrapped white elephant gift to use as a prize, 12:15 p.m., Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St., Independence. Free. 816-325-6200.

Screenland at the Symphony: “The Phantom of the Opera”; spend a frightful yet delightful Halloween night in Helzberg Hall with live organ accompaniment to the classic 1925 silent film, 7 p.m., Kauffman Center. 816-471-0400

| Lisa Lopez, llopez@kcstar.com

Deal Saver Subscribe today!

Comments

The Kansas City Star is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

The Kansas City Star uses Facebook's commenting system. You need to log in with a Facebook account in order to comment. If you have questions about commenting with your Facebook account, click here