The Library Lets Loose: Fundraiser to feature fine food and drink pairings, local music and artists, cocktail attire, 6 to 10 p.m., Central Resource Library, 9875 W. 87th St., Overland Park, $60, $75, 913-826-4740.
Overland Park Fall Festival: Hometown parade, craft fair, concerts and children’s performances, face painting, food trucks, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Santa Fe Commons Park, 8045 Santa Fe Drive, Overland Park. www.opkansas.org/fallfestival.
The Johnson County NAACP 55th Annual Freedom Fund Kick Off Reception: This year’s theme is working together to broaden our community through education, keynote speaker Christine Bischoff, senior attorney Poverty Law Center, 6 p.m., DoubleTree, 10100 College Blvd., Overland Park, $75.
2018 Annual Fall Seminar: Understanding Japanese beetles in the home and garden landscape, presented by Douglas A Spiker, a botanist pathologist, 6 p.m., Prairie Village Community Center, 7720 Mission Road.
Trivia Night: Secure your team of eight players to take on various categories of trivia and a chance to win prizes, BYOB, snacks will be provided, 7 to 10 p.m., Shawnee Town 1929, 11600 Johnson Drive, Shawnee, $300 team, 913-631-6545.
Movie Night at the Barn: Bring your lawn chairs and sleeping bags to watch movies on the big screen, featuring “Steamboat Willie” and “City Lights,” refreshments will be sold at 1920s prices, 8 to 9:30 p.m., Shawnee Town 1929, 11501 W. 57th St., Shawnee, 913-248-2360.
Japan Festival: A mix of Japanese popular culture including both contemporary and traditional music performances, martial arts demonstrations, tea ceremonies, Samarai workshops, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Johnson County Community College, Carlsen Center, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, www.kcjapanfestival.org.
WaterFire KC 2018: Brush Creek will serve a stage for a visual arts representation accompanied by music and dance, live music, 7 to 11 p.m., Brush Creek, Country Club Plaza.
Get Out the Vote: Learn how we can get more Johnson County residents to the polls, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Atonement Lutheran Church, 9948 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, http://ww.lwvjoco.org/.
Applefest: Hometown parade, demonstrations of the arts of candle- and soap-making, wood-turning and carving, leather tanning, basket weaving, along with other arts and crafts, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 6, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 7, Downtown Weston, Main St., 816-640-2909.
Navigating the Medicare Maze: Guest speakers Robert Cole Hammond II, CEO of Hammond Health Services, John Vivian, Americorps volunteer and claims counselor, light dinner provided, reservations are requested, 5 to 6:30 p.m., St. Joseph Medical Center, 1000 Corondelet, Alex George Auditorium, Kansas City, 816-943-5755.
Goldenberg Duo Concert Series: Featuring a violinist with the Kansas City Symphony along with a distinguished professor of piano, 2 p.m., Olathe Public Library, 13511 S. Mur-Len #129, Olathe, 913-971-6889 or htpp://www.olathelibrary.org/.
Linger Over Breakfast: Join Nancy Corcoran as she discusses faith in action, 9 to 11 a.m., Avila University, Whitfield Center, 11901 Wornall Road, Kansas City, $15, 816-501-2944 or www.csjsl.org.
League of Women Voters Johnson County Event: Commissioner Jason Osterhaus and Janee Hanzlick will speak, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park.
League of Women Voters Johnson County Event: Commissioner Michael Ashcraft and LeEtta Felter will speak, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Olathe Public Library, 201 E. Park, Olathe.
Wine and Chocolate with the Sisters of St. Joseph Carondelet: Celebrate Founders Day with an evening of specialty wines, gourmet chocolate, hors doeuvres and live music along with tours, 6 to 8 p.m., Avila University, Whitfield Center, 11901 Wornall Road, Kansas City, $35, 816-501-2944 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senior Sock Hop: Throw on your poodle skirt, roll up those bobby socks and get ready to dance, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., St. Joseph Medical Center, 1000 Carondelet Drive, Kansas City Community Center Building D, Kansas City.
League of Women Voters Johnson County Event: Commissioner Ron Shaffer and Becky Fast will speak and then respond to audience questions, 3:30 to 5 p.m., Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park.
Fall Craft Fair: Begin your holiday shopping for handmade jewelry, stocking stuffers, knitted blankets, household items, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Gardens at Creeekside, 16110 w. 133rd. St., Olathe, free.
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