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Clay and Platte: Your calendar of community events

Dec. 24

Take Off Pounds Sensibly: Non-profit group offers education and weight-loss support, 9 to 10 a.m., Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 5409 N.W. 72nd St., Kansas City, North. Free. 816-741-8708.

Dec. 25

37th Annual Senior Citizens Christmas Day Dinner: All seniors over 60 who do not have family are invited to join in, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Open Door Bible Baptist Church, 4300 N.E. Parvin Rd., Kansas City. 816-352-5226.

Dec. 31

Take Off Pounds Sensibly: Non-profit group offers education and weight-loss support, 9 to 10 a.m., Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 5409 N.W. 72nd St., Kansas City, North. Free. 816-741-8708.

Jan. 3

Downloading eBooks for iPad, iPhone: Learn how to use OverDrive to download eBooks, including hardware and software demonstration, 10 a.m,, Parkville Mid Continental Library, 8815 Tom Watson Pkwy. Parkville. 816-741-4721.

Jan. 6

Bariatric Seminars: Keenan Berghoff, a doctor who has performed more than 500 procedures, helps you determine if surgery is right for you, 6 to 7 p.m., North Kansas City Hospital Pavilion, 1st floor, 2790 Clay Edwards Dr., North Kansas City. 816-691-1690 or nkch.org.

MU Extension & USDA Farm Service Agency Farm Bill Meeting: Landowners will have the opportunity to reallocate base acres in individual farms as well as update yield information that is used to determine some farm program payments, 10 a.m. to noon, Flander Hall, 107 W. Broadway, Excelsior Springs.

Jan. 7

Creating a Basic Resume: Learn tips for making a great looking resume using Microsoft Word, watch demonstrations, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Parkville Mid Continental Library, 8815 Tom Watson Pkwy. Parkville. 816-741-4721.

Jan. 8

Kosmos Singles: A social group for older adults 50+; mixers are held each week, 5 to 7 p.m., Bojo’s, 5410 Antioch, Kansas City, $1, 816-455-3344.

Jan. 13

Book Group Inspirational: Learn which books inspire others and talk about your favorite books, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Parkville Mid-Continent Library, 8815 Tom Watson Pkwy., Parkville. 816-741-4721.

Jan. 14

Tech Talks: Bring your questions you have regarding computer issues to the library, whether you are a first time user or a if you have lots of experience, 2 to3 p.m., Smithville Mid-Continent Library, 120 Richard St., Smithville, 816-523-0116.

Jan. 15

Kosmos Singles: A social group for older adults 50+; mixers are held each week, 5 to 7 p.m., 64th St., & 45 Hwy., Kansas City, $1, 816-420-0161.

Jan. 16

Lunch and Learn: Banish migraines with botox, smooth away fine lines, Steven Kosa, doctor with Meritas Health Neurology, will discuss the benefits and side effects, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., North Kansas City Community Center, 1999 Iron St., North Kansas City. 816-691-1690 or nkch.org.

Internet for Beginners: Learn the basics of internet use including basic terminology, how to get connected and how to find what you’re looking for online, 2 to 3 p.m., Antioch Mid-Continent Library, 6060 N. Chestnut Ave., Gladstone, 816-454-1306.

Jan. 20

Beaded Peacock: Join Tina Gatewood and learn to make dazzling beaded peacocks, 6:30 to 8 p.m., North Oak Mid-Continent Library, $15.50, 8700 N. Oak Trfy., Kansas City, 816-436-4385.

| Lisa Lopez, llopez@kcstar.com

Getting listed

You can enter events directly into The Star’s online calendar at Events.KansasCity.com. Sign in or create a free account, then click “Add Event.” If your event’s location does not appear in the “Where” listing, scroll to the bottom and click “Suggest a new venue.” In the “Description” field, describe the event and be sure to include a phone number people can call. In the “Tags” field, select “816 North” for Northland events. Click the green “Add event” button when you’re finished.

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