St. John Francis Regis Celebrates 50 Years: Current or former parishioners, school alumni and friends are invited to tailgate, plus a 5K run, Jubilee party and Mass. 7 p.m. Sept. 25; 4-7 p.m. Sept. 26; 7-10 p.m. Sept. 27; 10:15 a.m. Sept. 28, St. John Francis Regis Catholic Church, 8941 James A. Reed Road, Kansas City. 816-761-1608 or www.regischurch.org
Ray-Pec Alumni and Staff Tailgate: Alumni and staff from Peculiar, Raymore and Raymore-Peculiar high schools are invited. 5-6:30 p.m., Raymore-Peculiar parking lot, 20801 S. School Road, Peculiar. firstname.lastname@example.org.
15th Anniversary Party for the H&R Block Artspace: Mark Southerland will create the ambiance for this interactive event, which also features drinks and appetizers. 6-10 p.m., 16 E. 43rd, Kansas City. $25. www.kcai.edu/artspace or 816-802-3426
TAKE Self-Defense Training Golf Tournament: Four-person scramble. Proceeds to benefit the Ali Kemp Foundation. 9 a.m., Adams Pointe Golf Course, 1601 R.D. Mize, Blue Springs. $200. email@example.com
Knife & Pork: Chefs will prepare food for festival goers. 1-6 p.m., Heim Park, North Chestnut and Rochester, Kansas City. knifeandpork.co
Sixth Annual Tour de BBQ: Ride that raises money for cancer research at the University of Kanss Cancer Center and Children’s Mercy Hospital. 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Prairiefire Entertainment District, Overland Park. $30-$60. www.tourdebbq.com
The Grand Festival of Chez les Caneses: Visitors will have the opportunity to experience how colonial people lived and dressed. Activities includes cooking, tanning, woodworking and historic gardening. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Fort Osage Education Center, 107 Osage St. $3-$7, www.jacksongov.org/fortosage.
Pancakes Breakfast Fundraiser: All you can eat pancakes with sausage. Proceeds to benefit the Blue Springs South High School cheer team. 8-10 a.m., Blue Spring South High, 1200 S.E. Adams Dairy Parkway. 816-224-1315
Jeff Spivak Examines the Past, Present and Future of Kansas City’s Historic Union Station: In observance of its centennial, a discussion on its history, adaptive reuse and role in future transit and civic plans. 2 p.m., Kansas City Public Library’s Central Library, 14 W. 10th St. 816-701-3407 or kclibrary.org
Bingo at Hamburger Mary’s Fundraiser: Ten games plus raffles. Proceeds to benefit the Greater Kansas City Hispanic Heritage Committee. 7:30 p.m., Hamburger Mary’s, 101 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City. $12. 785-418-0426
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