College and Career Planning: Lean about college admissions, financial aid, and how to save for college from CommunityAmerica Credit Union education and career planners, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Shawnee Library, 13811 Johnson Drive, call 913-826-4600 for more information.
Inmate Poetry Reading: The Thomas Zvi Wilson reading series, sponsored by the Johnson County Library and The Writers’ Place, will feature inmates from Lansing Prison, 6 p.m., Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center, 8788 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park.
Overland Park Career Fair: Live hiring, bring your resumes, dress for success, 11 a.m., Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, 8787 Reeder St., Overland Park.
Small Business Exchange: Seminars to help small businesses succeed, this session will discuss brand development challenge, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Central Baptist Theological Seminary, 6601 Monticello Road, Shawnee, https://business.shawneekschamber.com/events/register/3515.
We’re Talkin’ Tuesday: Merriam Chamber of commerce interactive networking experience and a wonderful place to connect with other business owners and professionals, 8 to 9:30 a.m., Merriam City Hall, 9001 W. 62nd St. Merriam.
Virtual Foundation Workshop: Sites across the state will tune in for a live foundation workshop led from Wichita by worksite wellness expert Dr. Elizabeth Ablah, each site will have local facilitator, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Johnson County Department of Health & Environment, 11875 S. Sunset, Ste. 300, Olathe, 913-477-8437.
State of the City Luncheon: Join Mayor Michelle Distler, Shawnee Chamber of Commerce, reservations required, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., B&B Live Theatre, 16301 Midland Drive, Shawnee, 913-631-6545.
Microsoft Mondays Word: Simple tips will help you use Word with confidence, learn the basics to make a basic professional resume, 10 a.m. to noon, Central Resource Library, 9875 W. 87th St. Overland Park, 913-826-4600.
Mayor’s State of the City Address: Overland Park Chamber membership luncheon presents Overland Park Mayor Carl Gerlach as he gives the annual State of the City address, highlighting 2017 accomplishments, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Overland Park Convention Center, 6000 College Blvd., Overland Park, $35 members, $45 others, 913-491-3600 or email@example.com.
Meet the Artist: Local artist Juniper Tangpuz will discuss the secrets behind his paper and cardboard sculptures currently on display, noon to 1 pm. Lackman Library, 15345 W. 87th St., Pkwy, Lenexa, 913-826-4600.
The 57th Annual Mayors’ Prayer Breakfast: Guest speaker Lamar Hunt Jr., founder of the Loretto Companies, part of the proceeds to benefit Shefield Place, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Kansas City Convention Center, Grand Ballroom, $50, 816-863-0992 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast: Boy Scout Troop 299 will be hosting, proceeds raised will be for scout camp, bring the family to enjoy pancakes and help out at the same time, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Asbury United Methodist Church, 5400 W. 75th St., Prairie Village, $5, 913-432-5573.
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