NAWS at Green Acres Dog Days of Summer: Micro-chipping and dog wash, proceeds to benefit NAWS Northland Animal Welfare Society, noon to 3 p.m., Green Acres Market at Briarcliff Village, 169 Highway and Briarcliff Parkway, Kansas City, $25, 816-336-1888.
Northland Coalition Community Luncheon Features Liberty Alliance For Youth: Inviting community members join in planning programs and events to promote saver substance-abuse-free communities at their luncheon meeting, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., human services building, Maple Woods Campus, 3100 NE 83rd St., Kansas City North, www.northlandcoalition.com.
Coptalk Session: MPO Rick Cartwright with KCPD and Deputy Steve Taylor will make a presentation on the safe school task force and how it impacts schools within the NKC School district, 6 p.m., Northland Neighborhoods Inc., 4420 N. Chouteau, Kansas City, 816-413-3440.
Parkville Days Run by the River 5K/10K: Proceeds to benefit the Hillcrest Transitional Housing, 7 a.m., English Landing and Platte Landing Park, $20-$35, 816-587-2700 or www.parkvillechamber.com.
Clay County Museum & Historical Society Study Group: Pioneer woodworking, special guest Frank Gannon of “The Old Bear Woodshop”, 7 p.m., Clay County Museum, 14 N. Main St., Liberty, free. 816-792-1849.
Friday in the Park: Featuring the Noel Scott Quartet who will bring great jazz to the park, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Macken Park, Ferguson Drive and Howell Street. Kansas City, free, www.nkc.org.
Improving your Mouse and Keyboarding Skills: This four week series will help you strengthen computer mouse and keyboarding skills, 2 to 3 p.m., Liberty Library, 1000 Kent St., Liberty, 816-781-9240.
Cooking with Real Food: Learn to incorporate a variety of real, wholesome ingredients into your recipes without processed additives, 7 to 8 p.m., Kearney Library, 100 S. Platte Clay Way, Kearney, 816-628-5055.
Software Awareness: This introduction will focus on how to create, save and print a document in Microsoft Word, 10:30 a.m., Parkville Library, 8815 Tom Watson Parkway, Parkville, 816-741-4721.
Victor & Penny: Featuring great guitar work along with Prohibition-style jazz, 7:30 p.m., Corbin Theatre Co., 15 N. Water St., Liberty, www.corbintheatre.org.
Jazz on the Square: A Northland hidden jewel for hot jazz on the first Monday of every month, come and enjoy great music, 5:30 p.m., Corbin Theatre Co. 15 N. Water St., Liberty, Free, www.corbintheatre.org.
Fiesta Hispana 2015: Come down and enjoy some great music, wonderful food, dancing and more, Sept. 11, 5 to 11 p.m., Sept. 12, noon to 11 p.m., Sept. 13 noon to 10 p.m., Barney Allis Plaza, 12 and Central, Kansas City, Free.
| Lisa Lopez, firstname.lastname@example.org
To be included in the 816, please email Lisa Lopez at email@example.com. Information needed: a short description, name of event, time, date, location with address, phone number or email participants can use for more information.