Northland Coalition Community Luncheon Features Liberty Alliance For Youth: Inviting community members to join in planning programs and events to promote substance-abuse-free communities during a luncheon meeting, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., human services building, Maple Woods Campus, 3100 NE 83rd St., Kansas City North, www.northlandcoalition.com.
Coptalk Session: MPO Rick Cartwright with KCPD and Deputy Steve Taylor will make a presentation on the safe-school task force and how it impacts schools within the NKC School district, 6 p.m., Northland Neighborhoods Inc., 4420 N. Chouteau, Kansas City, 816-413-3440.
Parkville Days Run by the River 5K/10K: Proceeds to benefit the Hillcrest Transitional Housing, 7 a.m., English Landing and Platte Landing Park, $20-$35, 816-587-2700 or www.parkvillechamber.com.
Clay County Museum & Historical Society Study Group: Pioneer woodworking, special guest Frank Gannon of “The Old Bear Woodshop,” 7 p.m., Clay County Museum, 14 N. Main St., Liberty, free. 816-792-1849.
Kosmos Singles: A social group for older adults 50+, mixers are held at each event, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Saki, 6225 N.W. Englewood Rd., Kansas City, $1, www.kosmosingles.org.
Friday in the Park: Featuring the Noel Scott Quartet brings jazz to the park, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Macken Park, Ferguson Drive and Howell Street. Kansas City, free, www.nkc.org.
Lunch and Learn: Discussion on early detection and accurate staging are critical factors with lung cancer because a faster diagnosis means a faster treatment, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., North Kansas City YMCA, 1999 Iron St., North Kansas City, 816-691-1690 or nkch.org.
Laura Warren Barge: Will be singing great jazz from the 1940s along with interpreting lyrics of different genres, 7 p.m., Corin Theatre Co., 15 N. Water St., Liberty, www.corintheatre.org.
Improving your Mouse and Keyboarding Skills: This four week series will help participants strengthen computer mouse and keyboarding skills, 2 to 3 p.m., Liberty Library, 1000 Kent St., Liberty, 816-781-9240.
Cooking with Real Food: Learn to incorporate a variety of wholesome ingredients into recipes without processed additives, 7 to 8 p.m., Kearney Library, 100 S. Platte Clay Way, Kearney, 816-628-5055.
Kosmos Singles: A social group for older adults 50+, mixers are held at each event, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Nick & Nino’s, 10024 N.W. Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, $1, www.kosmosingles.org.
Diabetes and Heart Disease: Know your risk: Stephen Gimple, a cardiologist with Meritas Health Cardiology will share warning signs, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., 816-691-1690 or nkch.org.
Software Awareness: Introduction will focus on how to create, save and print a document in Microsoft Word, 10:30 a.m., Parkville Library, 8815 Tom Watson Parkway, Parkville, 816-741-4721.
Blood Drive: Come out and contribute to the drive, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Avondale United Methodist Church, 3101 NE Winn Road, Kansas City 816-452-3518 or email@example.com.
Kosmos Singles: A social group for older adults 50+, mixers are held at each event, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Tanner’s, 8250 N. Church Road, Liberty, $1, www.kosmosingles.org.
Victor & Penny: Featuring great guitar work along with Prohibition-style jazz, 7:30 p.m., Corbin Theatre Co., 15 N. Water St., Liberty, www.corbintheatre.org.
Jazz on the Square: A Northland hidden jewel for hot jazz on the first Monday of every month, 5:30 p.m., Corbin Theatre Co. 15 N. Water St., Liberty, Free, www.corbintheatre.org.
Fiesta Hispana 2015: Come down and enjoy music, food, dancing and more, Sept. 11, 5 to 11 p.m., Sept. 12, noon to 11 p.m., Sept. 13 noon to 10 p.m., Barney Allis Plaza, 12 and Central, Kansas City, Free.
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