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04/01/2014 6:02 PM

04/01/2014 6:02 PM

April 4

St. Ann’s Lenten Fish Dinners:

The menu includes boiled and fried shrimp, whole catfish, catfish filet, baked tilapia, sides and desserts. 4:30-7:30 p.m., St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Cedar and Lexington, Independence. $9-$10.50. 816-252-1160

First Friday Play Reading:

Four short plays written by area women and performed via dramatic readings. 8 p.m., Uptown Arts Bar, 3611 Broadway, Kansas City. $5.

April 5

Free Hazardous Waste Collection:

Products such as batteries, paint and paint products, stripper, varnish, weed killers, antifreeze and motor oil. Proof of Independence residency is required. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., parking lot by Walnut, Liberty, Kansas and Osage. 816-325-7711

Dog Gone Egg Hunt for Autism Awareness:

For families and dog lovers alike. Noon, Unity Village, 1901 N.W. Blue Parkway, Lee’s Summit.

April 6

Fourth Annual Phresh Night of Fashion:

The show features Kansas City’s freshest fashion designers. Proceeds to benefit Imagery in Motion scholarship fund. 6:30 p.m., Vox Theater, 1405 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City. $20-$30. 314-898-2072 or contact@womenofimagery.org

April 7

Trivia Night:

With KC Move to Amend. 7-9 p.m., the Cashew, 2000 Grand, Kansas City. 816-260-6002 or kcmovetoamend.org

April 10

World War II Living Series:

Marie Castro will speak on “Without a Penny in My Pocket,” her bittersweet memories. 7 p.m., Trailside Center, 9901 Holmes, Kansas City. 816-942-3581

April 11

St. Ann’s Lenten Fish Dinners:

The menu includes boiled and fried shrimp, whole catfish, catfish filet, baked tilapia, sides and desserts. 4:30-7:30 p.m., St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Cedar and Lexington, Independence. $9-$10.50. 816-252-1160

April 12

Annual Spring Show:

“Music of the Islands” will feature several Samoan singers and dancers. Proceeds to benefit the Kansas City Ronald McDonald House. 7:30 p.m., Woods Chapel United Methodist Church, 5725 N.E. Lakewood Way, Lee’s Summit. $6-$10.

April 13

Westport Center for the Arts Presents:

“Zora Neale Hurston Alive!” a look at the Harlem Renaissance author. Carmaletta M. Williams assumes the role of Hurston and recounts the author’s life and work. 2 p.m., Kansas City Public Library’s Lucile Bluford Branch, 3050 Prospect, Kansas City. Free. 816-701-3482

April 20

Spring Frolic and Egg Hunt:

Annual festival for children, with pony rides, crafts, photographs with the Easter Bunny and an egg hunt. 12:30 p.m., Hyde Park, 36th and Gillham, Kansas City. 816-753-6719

April 22

KC Move to Amend:

David Cobb will speak on challenging corporate power and creating democracy. 7 p.m., UMKC’s Pierson Auditorium, 5100 Rockhill, Kansas City. KCMovetoAmend.org

April 26

26th Annual AIDS Walk Kansas City: All are invited. Proceeds to benefit the AIDS Service Foundation of Greater Kansas City, whose board distributes the money to area AIDS service organizations. 10 a.m., Theis Park, 533 Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd., Kansas City. 816-931-0959 or www.aidswalkkansascity.org

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