Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS): Nonprofit group offers education and weight-loss support. Visit for free; no registration required. 9-10 a.m. Wednesdays, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 5409 N.W. 72nd, Kansas City. 816-741-8708
Open Door Meeting: Discussion on the future of arts and entertainment in the community. 7 p.m., Gladstone Community Center, 6901 N. Holmes. 816-423-4090
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Jazz on the Square: Presenting Everette DeVanTrio. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Zona Rosa, Interstate 29 and Barry Road, Kansas City. 816-587-8180 or www.zonarosa.com
Kosmos Singles: A social group mixer for adults ages 50-plus. 4-7 p.m., Em Chamas Brazilian Grill, 6101 N.W. 63rd Terrace, Kansas City. $1. 816-505-7100 or www.ksomosingles.org
Rockin’ and Rebuildin’: A fundraising night full of music and barbecue, along with auction items and raffles. Proceeds to benefit Rebuilding Together Clay County, which combats substandard housing, deplorable living conditions and homelessness. 5:30-8:30 p.m., Belvoir Winery, 1325 Odd Fellows Road, Liberty. $35 in advance, $45 at the door. 816-200-1811 or www.rebuldingtogetherclaycounty.org
Friday in the Park: PenderBlast Red-e-mix will bring a variety of great music, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Macken Park Festival Pavilion, North Kansas City, North Kansas City, 816-274-6000 or www.nkc.org.
Mosaic Life Care’s Back to School Bash: 10 a.m., Mosaic Life Center at Shoal Creek, 8870 N.E. 82nd Terrace, Kansas City. Free. 816-437-8266
Kosmos Singles: A social group mixer for adults ages 50-plus. 4-7 p.m., Tanner’s, 8250 N. Church, Liberty. 816-415-3536 or www.kosmossingles.org
Jazz on the Square: Presenting Bill Crain Group. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Zona Rosa, Interstate 29 and Barry, Kansas City. 816-587-8180 or www.zonarosa.com
Lunch and Learn: Robert Pluenneke, hematologist and oncologist at the University of Kansas Cancer Center, discusses how to live a healthy lifestyle and decrease your risk of cancer. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., North Kansas City Community Center, 1999 Iron. $5. 816-691-1690 or nkch.org
Reverse Tie Dye for Teens: Try you hand at reverse tie dye. Bring the darkest-colored 100 percent cotton T-shirt. Registration is required, 6:30 p.m., Mid-Continent Public Library’s Antioch Branch, 6060 N. Chestnut, Kansas City. Free. 816-454-1306 or mymcpl.org
Jazz on the Square: Presenting Brad Allen Quartet. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Zona Rosa, Interstate 29 and Barry, Kansas City. 816-587-8180 or www.zonarosa.com
21st Annual Theatre in the Park Golf Classic Tournament: A three-flight, four-player scramble. Proceeds to benefit the theater. Registration deadline is Aug. 13. Paradise Pointe Golf Course, 18212 Golf Course Road, Smithville. $110. 816-423-4091 or www.gladstonemo.us/recreation
Jazz on the Square: Presenting Tim Whitmer Quartet. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Zona Rosa, Interstate 29 and Barry, Kansas City. 816-587-8180 or www.zonarosa.com
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