Corbin hosts Laura Barge
Jazz singer Laura Warren Barge will perform at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Corbin Theatre in Liberty.
Barge is billed as a contemporary vocalist and has toured with bands across the United States. She will sing tunes spanning from the ’40 through this decade.
Tickets are $12 for adults and $7 for children.
For ticket purchases go to www.corbintheatre/ticketleap.com or call 816-529-4988.
Corbin Theatre is at 15 North Water St., Liberty.
Theatre golf tournament
The 22nd Annual Gladstone Theatre in the Park Golf Classic is Aug. 20 at Paradise Pointe Golf Course at Smithville Lake.
Fees are $110 per golfer or $210 per twosome. Proceeds go toward theater productions. This is the primary fundraiser for Gladstone Theatre in the Park which has provided entertainment for 28 years in the Northland.
Hole-in-one prizes will be awarded on all par 3 holes, including a grand prize of a Buick Lacrosse.
All golfers who register for the tournament by Aug. 14 will be included in a drawing for accommodations for two at the Downtown Marriott, dinner at Le Fou Frog and tickets to Quality Hill Playhouse. Many door prizes will be given. A silent auction will be held
Register by calling 816-423-4088.
Railroad Art Show
“Legacies On the Rails,” an art show about trains, railroads and people, will be shown at the Cathy Kline Art Gallery in the historic Parkville Train Depot through the month of August.
The show features the work of 16 artists who will donate 10% of their sales to the Model Rail Experience exhibit at Kansas City’s Union Station.
The gallery is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Parkville Train Depot at 8701 N.W. River Park Dr., Parkville.
For information call 913-449-4460
NAWS Dog Days event for pets
The annual Dogs Days of Summer hosted by Northland Animal Welfare Society (NAWS) and Green Acres Market is 12-3 p.m. Aug. 15 at Green Acres Market at Briarcliff, 4175 N. Mulberry, Kansas City, North.
“This is a benefit to help support the NAWS Spay/Neuter Clinic, helping families with pets who are in financial need of altering their pets,” said Goldie Arnold, president of NAWS. “This year we have performed over 700 spay/neuters and helped over 800 families with other services such as vaccinations, micro chipping and nail trims.”
Pets and their people are invited to come and enjoy an afternoon of pets, contests and vendors. Animal rescue groups will be showing pets that are up for adoption and Kathy’s Klippery will offer discounted dog washes.
Micro chipping will be available for $25.
“NAWS has helped over 800 families with other services such as vaccinations, micro chipping and nail trims. The clinic is operated by volunteers and three part-time office staff. NAWS is fulfilling a great need in our community by helping to reduce pet-overpopulation,” said Arnold.
For information call 816-336-1888 or go to pcnaws.org.
Members of the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce (NRCC) participated in ribbon cuttings celebrating area businesses during July.
Singhal Plastic Surgery held a ribbon cutting at 9081 NE 81st Terrace, Kansas City, North. The office is an accredited plastic surgery ambulatory surgery center.
Insight Eyecare Specialties celebrated its new Northland location with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 9596 N. McGee, Kansas City, North. Insight, a private optometrist practice, is a longtime member of NRCC.
NRCC represents over 750 businesses in Clay and Platte Counties.
| Norma King, Special to The Star