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Clay and Platte: Your calendar of community events

Jan. 21

Northland Coalition Community Luncheon Meeting: Invites community members to join them in planning programs and events to promote safer, substance abuse free, 11:30 a. m. to 1 p.m., Human Services Bulding, Maple Woods Campus, 3100 N.E. 83rd St., Kansas City North. 816-877-0401 or www.northlandcoalition.com.

Jan. 26

Creation Stations: Open lab they will start, continue or complete a project from this lesson for teens ages 6 to 12, 3 to 6 p.m., Woodneath Library Center, 8900 N.E Flintlock Road, Kansas City. 816-883-4900.

Jan. 27

Real Food For Real Health: Drop the diet fads and learn to eat right for life, get simple tips and make healthy choices, Liberty Mid-Continent Library, 1000 Kent St., Liberty. 816-781-9240.

Feb. 1

Soup Cook Off: several members of the congregation each provide a crockpot of soup, proceeds from the event will go to the youth group of the church, noon to 1 p.m., Avondale,United Methodist Church, 3101 N.E. Winn Road, Kansas City, donations, 816-452-3518. avondalemethodist.org.

Feb. 2

Quilt Gatherers: Join in for a morning of quilting and conversation, bring your latest ideas as well as pick up ideas for your next one, 10 to 11 a.m., Kearney Mid-Continent Library, 100 S. Platte City Way, Kearney. 816-628-5055.

Jazz on the Square: Continues with great music not tradition, 5:30 p.m., Corbin Theatre Co., 15 N. Water St., Liberty, www.corbintheatre.org.

Feb. 3

Teens at the Library: Visit the library at a time just for teens while making crafts, watching movies, playing games and more, 4 to 5:30 p.m., Kearney Mid-Continent Library, 100 S. Platte City Way, Kearney. 816-628-5055.

Private Pesticide Applicator Training: During this training you can obtain a new licenses or renew an expiring license; you are required to participate in class or video, contact for specifics, 2 p.m., Clay County Extension Center, Clay County Annex, 1901 N.E. 48th St., Kansas City. 816-407-3490.

Feb. 7

American Girl Valentine Tea Party: This is the perfect time to bring your doll, make some Valentine’s and celebrate with your friends, a great way to learn about the history of Valentine’s and American girl dolls, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Mt. Gilead Church, 15918 Plattsburg Road, Kearney. $10, 816-736-8500.

Feb. 11

Liberty Alliance For Youth Community Luncheon Meeting: Join in planning programs and events to promote a safer, substance-abuse-free community at this complimentary meeting; reservations required, noon to 1 p.m., Clay County Public Health Center, 800 Haines Dr., Liberty. 816-679-5361 or kendra.callaway@gmail.com.

Feb. 12-14

Corbin Theatre Event: Featuring “Ladies First,” a comedy; a nervous Jackie Kennedy has renovated the White House and she invites Eleanor, Bess, Mamie, Pat and Lady Bird to give their opinions, 7:30 p.m., Corbin Theatre Co., 15 N. Water St., Liberty. www.corbintheatre.org.

Feb. 28

57 Annual Avonaires Ham and Bean Dinner: Menu includes ham and beans, cornbread, veggies, dessert, and coffee, tea or lemonade; proceeds to benefit several charities and youth missions, $7 adults, $3 children, noon to 7 pm., Avondale United Methodist Church, 3101 N.E. Winn Road, Kansas City. 816-452-3518 avondalemethodist.org.

| 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.