Community calendar

July 28 Community of Reason Program:

Sister Berta Sailer, co-founder of Operation Breakthrough, will discuss, “Poverty The Fallout of Women and Children,” 1 p.m., Room 301, Haag Hall, northwest corner 52nd Street and Rockhill Road, Kansas City. Free

Celebration by Major League Soccer:

Route will head south on Grand, west on 14th Street, North on Wyandotte Sreet, through the City Market and end up at the Power and Light District, 8-11 a.m. 573-777-2257 or

www.mlssoccer.com/all-star/2013/volkswagen5k July 31 Charity Bingo Night:

A fabulous night of Bingo with proceeds directly supporting Executive Women International of Kansas City to fund local scholarships for Kansas City high school students and adults in scholastic transitions. Come early to eat dinner, 8 p.m., Hamburger Mary’s, 101 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City. $10 for 10 games. 816-842-1919

Aug. 2
Teen Night Friday Night Madness:

A safe and fun place to spend time with friends this summer, activities each week for ages 13-19 including three-on-three basketball, a DJ and dancing, and a swim party, 7 p.m., Cleaver Family YMCA, 7000 Troost Ave., Kansas City. Free. 816-285-9622

First Friday Play Reading at the Uptown Arts Bar:

The 90-minute show features four short plays, 8 p.m., Uptown Arts Bar, 611 Broadway, Kansas City. $5

Aug. 3
Sustainability Saturday:

Educate yourself about actions and products that promote recycling and the wise use of natural resources, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center, 4750 Troost Ave., Kansas City. 816-759-7300

Aug. 5-9 Day Camp at the Kirk:

For children grades K-6th grade, Bible stories, games, water activities, archery, horseback riding and more, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., John Knox Presbyterian Kirk, 11430 Wornall, Kansas City. $45. 816-942-3637 or

www.johnknoxkirk.org Aug. 14 Southtown Waldo and Bookside AM Monthly Networking Event:

Meet surrounding businesses and neighbors, 8-9 a.m., Needham Floral, 400 E. Gregory Blvd., Kansas City. Free. 816-523-5553

Aug. 16-18 34th Ethnic Enrichment Festival:

Fantistic free kids world, live entertainment, crafts, dance, 6-10 p.m. Friday, noon-10 p.m. Saturday, noon-6 p.m. sunday, Swope Park, Meyer Boulevard and Swope Parkway. $3. 816-513-7553 or www.eeckc.net

Aug. 20 Living With Loss:

Good Shepherd offers an ongoing grief support group for those who need a safe place to give and receive educational, emotional and practical support after the loss of a loved one. 6-7:30 p.m., St. John’s Church, 6900 Ward Parkway, Kansas City

Aug. 24 Bacon Fest:

This year will feature a celebrity bacon eating contest, a photo booth with props, food samples and more, proceeds to benefit Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City, 2-5 p.m., The Rehabilitation, Institute of Kansas City, 3010 Main St., Kansas City. 816-751-7953

Aug. 28 Southtown Waldo and Bookside AM Monthly Networking Event:

Visit the library to learn about all the new developments in library science, 8-9 a.m., KC Public Library in Waldo, 201 E. 75th St., Kansas City. 816-523-5553