Northland Coalition Community Luncheon Meeting: Join in on planning programs and events to promote safer abuse-free communities; reservations required, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Human Services Building, Maple Woods Campus, 3100 N.E. 83rd St., Kansas City. 816-877-0401 or www.northlandcoalition.com.
Christmas at the Old Northside Cafe: The gang will be back at their old coffee table in this presentation, 7:30 p.m., Corbin Theatre Co., 15 N. Water St., Liberty, $15, www.corbintheatre.org.
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Kansas City North Community Center Christmas Party: Get in the holiday spirit and celebrate with neighbors, entertainment, games, arts and crafts, pictures with Santa, pre-registered children will receive a toy, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Kansas City North Community Center, 3930 N.E. Antioch. Free., 816-784-6100.
2014 Annual Christmas Open House Tour: Seven trees throughout the home, 1 to 4 p.m., Ben Ferrel Platte County Museum, 220 Ferrel Street, Platte City, 816-805-1112.
Breakfast with Santa: Enjoy a great breakfast and time with Santa, 8 to 11 a.m., American Legion, 11 Main St., Parkville. www.parkvillemo.org.
Brunch with Santa: Annual Christmas fundraiser for the young and young at heart, Santa helpers will be making Christmas decorations, 9:30 or 10:30 a.m., Earnest Shepherd Memorial Youth Center, 610 E. Shepherd Road, Liberty, $10. 816-781-7733 or www.earnestshepherd.com.
Pet Photos with Santa: Benefits Friends of Parkville animal shelter, noon to 3:30 p.m., Pete and Mac’s, 5860 NW Prairie View Rd., Kansas City, 816-916-8267 or www.parkvilleshelter.com.
Christmas Homes Tour and Boutique: Enjoy the beauty of the holiday along with a little shopping, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Northland Christian School, 4212 N.W. Cookingham Dr., Kansas City, $10 advance, $12, 816-548-2222.
Living with Loss: Ongoing support group for those living with loss, 1 to 2 p.m., Riverstone Retirement Resort, 9000 N. Congress, Kansas City. 816-822-2292
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