HYDE PARK PILGRIM RUN: The 5K race is at 9 a.m. at 3801 Gillham Road. For more information, go to www.pilgrimrun.org.
SPORTS LUNCHEON: All retired male and female coaches and officials (55 and older) are invited to meet for lunch at Coach’s, 414 West 103rd St. on Dec. 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Contact Don Cobb (816-452-7971), Terry Keaton (816-373-1558) or Sam Breckenridge (816-525-9220).
BOOK SIGNING: Royals Hall of Fame closer Jeff Montgomery, KC Blazers swim team founder Pete Malone, sports psychologist Andrew Jacobs and author Matt Fulks will debut their new book, “Just Let Em Play,” on Dec. 2 at the Plaza Branch of the Kansas City Public Library, 4801 Main St. A reception will begin at 6 p.m., and the public program will start at 6:30 p.m., followed by a book signing by all authors. RSVP by calling 816-701-3407.
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