Pay 2 Play Democracy’s High Stakes: This movie vividly tells the story of the threat posed to our political process by big-money interests and what we can do to fight back to defend our republic; hosted by KC Move to Amend, Economics Club of UMKC & Mainstream Coalition, 7 p.m., UMKC Student Union theater, 5100 Cherry St., Kansas City.
9th Annual Green Eggs & Ham Breakfast Benefit: Enjoy a gourmet take on green eggs and ham while listening to an amusing reading of Dr. Seuss’ classic; proceeds to benefit local kids early literacy, 7:30 a.m., Sheraton Crown Center Exhibit Hall, 2323 McGee, Kansas City, $60. www.reachoutandreadkc.org.
Spring Classic Concert: The Lee’s Summit Symphony presents its popular performance of “Pique Dame Overture,” “On Hearing the First Cuckoo of Spring” and more, 7:30 p.m., Lee’s Summit High School, 400 S.E. Blue Parkway, Lee’s Summit. www.lssymphony.org.
Prayer Conference: Begins with a night session of worship; Saturday will begin with a continental breakfast; sessions include Behind the Veil, Spiritual Warfare, Prayer of Lament, Intercessor Prayer, Teaching Our Youth How to Pray; Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon, St James United Methodist Church, 5540 Wayne Ave., Kansas City. 816-444-5588 or www.stjamesumc.com.
16th Annual Taste of Lee’s Summit: Event includes hundreds of auction items, more than a dozen local restaurants and more, money raised in support of excellence in education in the community, 6 p.m., The Pavilion. John Knox Village, 520 Northwest Murray Road, Lee’s Summit. $65. 816-986-1088.
The Greater Kansas City Alopecia Areata Group Meeting: This meeting will provide information on the upcoming NAAF conference and provide opportunity to network and share, 10 a.m. to noon, Plaza Library, 4801 Main St., Kansas City. 816-853-0509.
Trumping Hunger: Join in for an afternoon of social and duplicate bridge benefitting the Jewish Family Services food pantry; please bring two nonperishable items, registration deadline March 4, 1 to 5 p.m., Jewish Community Campus, 5801 W. 115th St. Overland Park, $6, 913-327-8007. or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kansas City Jazz Vespers: Features Kansas City’s well-known jazz vocalist, Millie Edwards, 6 to 8 p.m., First Baptist Church of Kansas City, 100 West Red Bridge Road, free will offering. 816-942-1866 or www.kcjazzvespers.com.
The Independence Garden Club: This month’s program will be brought by Jim Hedgecock, from Comanche Iris Gardens, 6:30 p.m., Sermon Center, Truman Road and Noland Road. 816-373-1169 or 816-812-3067.
54th Annual Greater Kansas City Mayors’ Prayer Breakfast: Guest speaker Leo E. Morton, chancellor, University of Missouri-Kansas City; proceeds to benefit Awesome Ambitions Inc., 7:30 to 9 a.m., Kansas City Convention Center, Grand Ballroom, 301 W. 13th St., Kansas City, $50. 816-863-0992 or email@example.com.
Health Fair: Meet with North Kansas City Hospital health professional about health concerns that are important to you, 7 to 11 a.m., North Kansas City YMCA, 1999 Iron St., North Kansas City. Free. 816-691-1690.
Annual St. Pat’s Senior Ball: All seniors are welcome; live music, refreshment, door prizes and more, 1 to 3 p.m., Cristo Rey School Gymnasium, 211 W. Linwood Blvd., Kansas City. Free. 816-561-7555.
Life Line Screening: Residents living in and around the Kansas City area can learn their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other chronic serious conditions; call for appointment, Christ the King, 8510 Wornall Road, Kansas City, 877-237-1287 or www.lifelinescreening.com.
St. Pat’s Oldies but Goodies Dance Fundraiser: Come in your favorite oldies or Irish getup for a chance to win prizes; proceeds to benefit Hispanic Heritage committee; dinner included, 7 to 11 p.m., Guardian Angels,1310 Westport Road, Kansas City, $14 individuals, $25 couple. 913-927-2466 or 816-225-6128.
10th Annual Emerald Isle Parade: Anyone who would like to participate in this great day of fun, noon, begins at Lee’s Summit High School, 400 S.E. Blue Parkway, Lee’s Summit. Free.
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