Northland Coalition Community Luncheon Meeting: Join in planning programs and events to promote a safer, substance abuse-free communities. Reservations required, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Human Services Building, 3100 N.E. 83rd, Kansas City. Free. www.northlandcoalition.com
Soroptimist KC Northland October Meeting: 6 p.m., Cascone’s, 3737 N. Oak Trafficway, Kansas City.
Sleep and Breathing Disorders: Joseph Henry of Meritas Health Pulmonary will be the speaker. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., North Kansas Community Center, 1999 Iron. 816-691-1690 or nkch.org
NAWS Pawbash Music Fest: Featuring the Nick Moss Band and the Dirty River Boys. Proceeds to benefit Northland Animal Welfare Society. 7 p.m.-midnight, Knuckleheads Saloon, 2715 Rochester, Kansas City. $20. www.knuckleheadskc.com
Fall Festival: Vendors, crafts and food. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Hillside Christian Church, 900 N.E. Vivion, Kansas City. Free. hillsidecc.com
William Jewell Woman’s Committee Fall Meeting: The topic is “IPads for All: Not Just a Gimmick.” Elise Fisher, director of teaching and learning technologies, will talk about a transformational gift. 9:30 a.m., Pryor Learning Commons at William Jewell College, 500 College Way, Liberty. 816-415-7681 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Bunco For Breast Cancer: To raise money for “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” walk fund. Food and prizes included. 6:30 p.m., Good Shepherd Methodist Church, 9555 N. Oak Trafficway, Kansas City. $20. 816-468-0032
Connie Dover Benefit Concert: Hosted by the Woman’s Committee of William Jewell 50x50 campaign, which aims to increase its scholarship endowment fund, 7 p.m., Yates-Gill College Union, on R.E. Bowles Drive, Liberty. $30. www.jewellalumni.com/conniedovercncertor or 816-415-7681
NAMI Family Support Group: Monthly meetings for family members and significant others of people with severe and persistent mental illness. 6-7:30 p.m., Tri-County Mental Health Services, 3100 N.E. 83rd, Kansas City. 816-468-0400 or www.tri-countymhs.org
BMO Harris Bank Trunk or Treat Event: A community event for all kids: Children walk by vehicles in parking lots and gather treats. Fire and police departments will promote safety. 4-6 p.m., BMO Harris Bank, 7225 Renner, Shawnee. 913-962-1400
Annual Trunk ’n’ Treat: Celebrating all heroes. Games, treats, music and prizes. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Platte County Community Center North YMCA, 3101 Running Horse Road. 816-858-0114
Kearney Haunted Hay Ride: One-mile journey through haunted woods and fields,. Proceeds to benefit local charities. 7 p.m.-midnight, Mack Porter Park, Kearney. $5 kids, $10 adults. www.hauntedtrailride.com
Trick or Treat Downtown Parkville: All invited for trick or treating at participating shops and businesses. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 816-505-2227.
Northland Grandfamilies Meeting: The topic will be “Time for Sharing.” 6 p.m., Platte Woods United Methodist Church, 7310 N.W. Prairie View, Kansas City. 816-407-3490
Breast Self-Examine: What you should do if you find a lump. 6-7 p.m., North Kansas City Hospital Pavilion, 2790 Clay Edwards Drive. 816-691-1690 or nkch.org
Trunk or Treat: A family-friendly evening. 6:30-8 p.m., Linden Baptist Church, 611 N.E. 69th, Kansas City. Free.
Trunk or Treat: Everyone is invited. 6-8:30 p.m., Hillside Christian Church, 900 N.E. Vivion, Kansas City. Free.
Annual Biscuit and Gravy Brunch: Free-will donations are appreciated. Proceeds will be used for class mission projects., 9 a.m.-12:45 p.m., Avondale United Methodist Church, 3101 N.E. Winn, Kansas City.
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