Liberty Alliance for Youth Community Meeting Luncheon: Join the planning programs and events to promote a safer, substance-abuse-free community; reservations requested, noon to 1:30 p.m., Clay County Public Health Center, 800 Haines Drive, Liberty. 816-368-1334 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Be a Santa to a Senior: Local program delivers holiday spirit to lonely and needy seniors. Home Instead Senior Care and area retailers will feature ornaments with seniors’ information; pick an ornament and help out, through Dec. 14. www.beasantatoasenior.com.
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Bariatic Seminar: Keen Berghaoo helps determine if bariatic surgery is right for you, 6 to 7 p.m., North Kansas City Hospital, North Kansas City, Pavilion, 2790 Clay Edwards Drive, Kansas City. 816-691-1690.
Flea & Craft Holiday Market: Come and shop for the holiday, visit with Santa, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Northminster Presbyterian Church, 1441 NE Englewood Road, Kansas City. 816-410-4188.
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers: For students, professional healthcare providers who work in a medical setting, covers, CPR, choking and AED use, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., $50, North Kansas City Hospital, North Kansas City, Pavilion, 2790 Clay Edwards Drive, Kansas City. 816-691-1690.
Pet Photos With Santa: Bring your furry friend to take a picture with Santa, proceeds to benefit Friends of Parkville Animal Shelter, 12:30 to 4 p.m., Pete and Mac’s, 5860 NW Prairie View Road, Kansas City. 816-916-8267 or visit www.parkvilleshelter.com.
Holiday Sale: Event features hand-crafted gifts for the holidays, 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Guardian Angels Church, 1310 Westport Road, 816-931-4351.
Personal Support Boxes: Join the Turning Point and Gilda’s Club for a fun evening of inspiration and support as Army Ruse-Cheung, a program specialist, shows how to decorate a box and fill it with notes of support, 5:30 to 7 p.m., North Kansas City Hospital, Medical Plaza North, 2750 Clay Edwards Drive, Suite 210, Kansas City. 816-691-1690 or nkch.org.
ESL Conversations: English as a second language program for those who want to improve their speaking skills and make new friends, Antioch Library, 6060 N. Chestnut Ave., Gladstone. 816-454-1306.
Director’s Call: Corbin Theatre is searching for director for its upcoming 2016 theatrical season; anyone interested please contact Kim Glover, 816-284-8429 or email@example.com.
Sci-Fi Fantasy Book Group: Come meet people, enjoy lively discussion and learn which books inspire others, 7 to 8 p.m., Parkville Library, 8815 Tom Watson Parkway, Parkville, 816-741-4721.
Art Gallery Grand Opening: Will feature work by local artist Stephen Weis, whose work is influenced by mid-century advertising art, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Liberty Library, 816-781-9240.
‘Twas the Night Before Christmas: Story narrated by Mrs. Claus, puppet show, 10 to 11 a.m. Boardwalk Library, 8656 Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, 816-741-9011
1st Holiday Fine Art and Craft Sale: Jewwlry, soap bags, wreaths, prints, paintings illustrations painted glass and much more, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Harm None Arts Coop, 5156 NE Baxter Ave., Kansas City, 816-446-2350.
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