Clay and Platte: Your calendar of community events

08/19/2014 10:14 PM

08/19/2014 10:14 PM

Aug. 20

Tri-County Mental Health Services: Designed for family members and significant others of people with severe and persistent mental illness. 6-7:30 p.m., Tri-County Mental Health Services, 3100 N.E. 83rd, Kansas City. 816-468-0400 or www.tri-tountymhs.org

Aug. 21

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

Kosmos Singles: A social group mixer for adults ages 50-plus. 4-7 p.m., Bojo’s, 5410 Antioch, Kansas City, 816-455-3344 or www.kosmossingles.org

Aug. 21-24

46th Annual Parkville Days: Arts, crafts, food and specialty booths, along with a carnival, live music and more. 6-10 p.m. Aug. 21-22, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Aug. 23, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 24, English Landing Park, 8701 Clark.

Aug. 28

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

Kosmos Singles: A social group mixer for adults ages 50-plus. 4-7 p.m., Piropos in Briarcliff, 4141 N. Mulberry, Kansas City. www.kosmossingles.org

Earnest Shepherd Youth Center Bar-B-Que: Annual event serving wonderful food. All proceeds to benefit children’s program offered throughout the year, 5 to 7 p.m., Earnest Shepherd Youth Center, 610 Shepherd Road, Liberty. $8 adults, $5 children. 816-781-7733

Sept. 4

Kosmos Singles: A social group mixer for adults ages 50-plus. 4-7 p.m., Cascone’s 3737 N. Oak Traffficway, Kansas City. 816-454-7977 or www.kosmossingles.org

Sept. 6

Atkins-Johnson Farm’s Big Shoal Country Fair: Petting zoo, carnival games, dancers, music and contests. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum, 6607 N.W. Antioch, Gladstone.

Fiesta Pre Party: Join Las Estrellas, DJ Bobby C and El Grupo Atotonilco for a sneak peek of the Hispanic Festival, Sept. 12-14 in downtown Kansas City, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Zona Rosa, 8640 N. Dixson Ave, Kansas City. 816-587-8180.

Sept. 7

Dippin’ Dogs Swim Party: Bring your dog for microchipping, pet grooming, pet sitting, pet clothes and more. Small and senior dogs, noon-2 p.m.; large dogs, 2-4 p.m., Springs Aquatic Center, 9400 N. Congress, Kansas City. $10. 816-513-7527 or Heidi.downer@kcmo.org

Sept. 9

Family-to-Family Education Program: Twelve-week course for families and friends of people who are dealing with such conditions as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and bipolar disorder. 6-8:30 p.m., Tri-County Mental Health Services, 3100 N.E. 83rd, Kansas City. 816-931-0030 or jbkcami@aol.com

DAR Meeting: Dave Helling, reporter for The Kansas City Star, will speak on “Know Your Rights” with a focus on the First Amendment. 7-9 p.m., North Cross United Methodist Church, 1321 N.E. Vivion, Kansas City. Free.

Lisa Lopez, llopez@kcstar.com

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You can enter events directly into The Star’s online calendar at Events.KansasCity.com. Sign in or create a free account, then click “Add Event.” If your event’s location does not appear in the “Where” listing, scroll to the bottom and click “Suggest a new venue.” In the “Description” field, describe the event and be sure to include a phone number people can call. In the “Tags” field, select “816 North” for Northland events. Click the green “Add event” button when you’re finished.

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