July 12 - July 13
Chronic Disease Management: Living a quality life with a chronic disease is possible with the right support, learn new skills that can help you thrive and achieve your goals, 3 to 5:30 p.m., NKCH Wellness Corner, Zona Rosa, 7322 N.W. 87th Terrace, Kansas City, free, 816-691-5077 or nkch.org/Class.
July 12 - 31
Thriteenth Annual Northland Children’s Drawing Contest: Running through the month of July for all children North of the river ages 5-12, entries will be judged by age, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club and the North Kansas City Library, they must be in by July 31 at 2251 Howell St., North Kansas City, entry forms are available, nkclb.org.
July 12 - Aug. 10
Zumba: Dance to high energy music and get fit while having fun, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., North Kansas City Hospital, Wellness corner at Zona Rosa, 7322 NW 87th Terrace, Kansas City, $45 session, nkch.org/Class.
July 6 - Aug. 12
Rock Steady Boxing: If you have Parkinson’s disease, this non-contact boxing class can improve your balance, strength and agility, all levels, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 to 11:45 a.m. or Saturdays, 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., $50 month, 816-691-5020.
Friday in the Park: Featuring 5 Star Jazz Band, listen to the sounds of big band music in the park, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Macken Park, Howell Street and Clark Ferguson Drive, North Kansas City, free, 816-274-6000 or www.nkc.org.
Platte County Parks Instructional Canoe/Kayak Event: Participants get a chance to try out canoeing and kayaking while getting tips from experienced floaters, all equipment will be provided, limited space, please register, 9 a.m., Guy B. Park, Highway 371, Platte City, free, 816-858-3337 or www.platteparks.com.
Lip Smackin at Macken: It’s food truck frenzy, along with a beer garden, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Macken Park, Howell Street and Clark Ferguson Drive, North Kansas City.
Main Event Fundraiser: Participants will enjoy unlimited bowling, billiards, laser tag, gravity rope, arcade games, proceeds to benefit FOPAS, 5 to 8 p.m., Main Event, 8081 N.W. Roanridge Road, Kansas City, $20
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