Gallery of Trees: Featuring a live performance painting by Kansas City artist Paul Eade, “Our Town Parkville” will be painted and auctioned off, an annual fundraiser for Parkville’s Christmas on the river event, 6:30 to 9 p.m., BankLiberty building, 12 E. First, Parkville, www.parkvillemo.org.
Clay County Museum and Historical Society: Looking for board member candidates, anyone interested in history or in helping maintain the past for our future generations to serve your community, we are looking for you, Clay County Museum, 14 N. Main St., Liberty, 816-550-1460.
PJ Party with St. Nick: Wear your favorite pajamas and usher in Santa for another fantastic holiday season, enjoy cookies and milk and special holiday entertainment, 6 p.m., Zona Rosa 8640 N. Dixson Ave., Kansas City, 816-587-8180.
NARFE Chapter 2256 Monthly Meeting: Current or retired federal employees and their spouses are invited to attend, 11 a.m., Golden Corral, 8800 Skyview Ave., Kansas City, 816-454-3491.
North Star Community Band Concert: 30th Christmas benefit concert, proceeds to benefit the Northland Christmas Store and other local charities, 7:30 p.m., Oak Park High School Auditorium, 825 N.E. 79th Terrace, Kansas City, Mo., 816-674-5120 or www.nstarband.org.
14th Annual Holiday Tea Event: Includes hot tea, refreshments and holiday music by the North Kansas City School Orchestra, also a special craft for the kids, 1 to 4 p.m., North Kansas City Public Library, 2251 Howell St., North Kansas City, 816-221-3360 or www.nkcpl.org.
Parkville Christmas on the River: 24th annual holiday celebration, live entertainment, arts and crafts, vendors, food and to end the evening with a great firework display, for the entire family to enjoy, 6 to 10 p.m., 122 S. Main St., Parkville, free, www.parkvillemo.org.
17th Annual Winnetonka Craft Fair: Over 100 booths to shop from along with a winter wonderland for ages 3 to 11, also a visit from Santa, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Winnetonka High School, 5815 N.E. 48th St., Kansas City, 816-321-4640.
Breakfast With Santa: Guest will enjoy a gourmet breakfast along with entertainment, all children will receive a special gift from Santa, tickets are limited, 8:30 a.m., The Grove Zona Rosa, 8640 N. Dixson Ave, Kansas City, $10 children, $20 adults, www.zonarosa.com.
Community Invited to Ray County Coalition Meeting: You are invited to join in on planning their prevention programs and event for the upcoming year, reservations are requested, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Grace church, 606 S. Camden St., Richmond, 816-877-0401 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Northland Coalition Community Luncheon: The holiday luncheon will feature the Missouri City coalition in a “sparkling moment” presentation on their plans and prevention accomplishments, reservations requested, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Maple Wood Campus, Human Services, 3100 N.E. 83rd St., Kansas City North, www.northlandcoalition.
Excelsior Spring SAFE Community Luncheon: In service presentations on our social and legislative issues are a frequent part of the luncheon, reservations are requested, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Early Childhood Education Center, 113 Line St., Excelsior Springs, 816-589-6697 or email@example.com.
Charity Bingo Night: This is not your grandmother’s ordinary bingo, fun and a little risque, all proceeds to benefit NAWS a low cost spray and neuter clinic, adults only, 4 to 6 p.m., Hamburger Mary’s, 3700 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., 816-830-7759.
Pet Photos with Santa: Children and all animals welcome, proceeds to benefit Friends of Parkville Animal Shelter, noon to 4 p.m., Pete and Mac’s, 5860 N.W. Prairie View Road, Kansas City, $10, www.parkvilleshelter.com.
NAWS Holiday Event: Santa photo with you and your furry friend, proceeds to benefit PAWS for NAWS, 6 to 8 p.m., The Grove Zona Rosa, 8640 N. Dixson Ave, Kansas City, www.zonarosa.com.
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