Blitzed and Stoned Lunch Forum on Marijuana Impact on Youth: Presented by former Missouri Highway Patrol trooper Ed Moses. Reservations requested. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Park Hill High School, 7701 N.W. Barry, Kansas City. Free. 816-359-6930 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Family Support Group: The months topic will examine Bipolar disorder behavior, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Tri-County, 3100 NE 83rd Street, Kansas City North. Free. 816-468-0400 or www.tri-countymhs.org.
Kosmos Singles: A social group for people ages 60-plus. Mixers held at each event. 4-7 p.m., Saloon No. 9, 6609 N. Oak Trafficway, Kansas City. www.kosmossingles.org.
Rock a Better You: A night of food, drinks, dancing and healthy chats. Visit one on one with physicians about your health. 6-9:30 p.m., Zona Rosa Town Square, 8640 N. Dixson, Kansas City. www.nkch.org
National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association Meeting: Paula Nigro, health and wellness coordinator for North Kansas City Hospital, will present a program on the “Importance of Exercise and the Motivation for Starting a Program.” 10 a.m., Wexford Place, 6500 N. Cosby, North Kansas City, 816-454-3491
FOPAS Pawsta Dinner: Proceeds to benefit Friends of Parkville Animal Shelter, 6 to 8 p.m., Weatherby Lake Community Center, 8230 Ave., $5 children, $10 adults. ,
Choral Music: Cornerstone Chorale and Brass will perform a faith-based concert. 7:30 p.m., Pine Ridge Presbyterian Church, 7600 N.W. Barry, Kansas City. Free, 816-741-5118.
Applefest: Start the day with a parade over 50 art and craft vendors, childrens activities pony rides, games pumpkin painting and much more, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Weston, Main St., 816-640-2909 or www.westonmo.com.
Historic Events of the Kansas City Area Classes: First four Mondays in October, 7 p.m., $20, 816-637-2936.
Clay Platte Area Retired School Employees Association Meeting: Honored guests will be newly retired school employees; bring a guest and a canned food donation for a local pantry, 11:30 a.m., Kansas City North Community Center, 3930 NE Antioch Rd., Kansas City North, 816-436-1855.
4th Annual Bill Cross 5K Walk/Run: In memory of Bill Cross, former Mayor of Gladstone and teacher, coach, role mode, proceeds raised will support Feed Northland Kids, Zona Rosa Town Square, 8640 N. Dixson, Kansas City, $12-$25, 816-301-4483 or www.feednorthlandkids.org.
Super Heroes 5K for Heroes Run: Proceeds will help support an Honor Flight Network for about 50 Kansas Citians, 7 to 9 am., Liberty Memorial, 100 W. 26th St., Kansas City, $35-$40, www.eventbrite.com
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