Conversational English Class: An interactive friendly and engaging two-hour class offered by the Language and Culture Training Center and focused on speaking English in a conversational manner, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Blue Ridge Mid-Continental Library, 9253 Blue Ridge Blvd., Kansas City. 816-716-3382.
Tech Talks: Bring your question to the branch or just come to listen and learn, bring your own laptop computer or tablet, Grandview Mid-Continent Library, 12930 Booth Lane, Grandview. 816-763-0550.
Annual Legislative Breakfast: South Kansas City and Grandview Chambers of Commerce, reservations are requested, 8 to 9:30 a.m., South Patrol Station, 9701 Marion Park Drive, Kansas City. Free. 816-513-6525 or email@example.com.
Squirrel Hunting Workshop and Mentored Hunt: Will introduce people to squirrel hunting; open to ages 11 and older, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Burr Oak Woods Nature Center, 1401 Northwest Park Road, Blue Springs, 816-655-6263 ext. 1332 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Winter Storm: The Pipes & Drums Concert: Featuring a large international line-up of Gold Medalist and World Champion Pipers and Drummers from Scotland, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Canada and the United States, 7:15 p.m., Community Christian Church, 4601 Main St., Kansas City, $35 adults, $15 children. www.winterstorm.net
Independence Garden Club Meeting: Guest speaker Paula Diaz, Master Gardener; her topic will be “Native Plants in our Landscape,” 6:30 p.m., Sermon Center, Noland Road and Truman Road, Independence. 816-373-1169 or 816-812-3067.
MU Extension & USDA Farm Service Agency Farm Bill Meeting: Landowners will have the opportunity to reallocate base acres on individual farms as well as update yield information that is used to determine some farm program payments, 9:30 a.m. to noon, and 6 to 8 p.m., Oak Grove Civic Center, 2100 S. Broadway St., Oak Grove. 816-252-5051.
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