Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce’s Business Class Series: The business case for a healthy Kansas City is a partnership with the chamber, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City and wellness leaders. They will discuss how a healthier region is important to the area. 11:15 a.m.-1 p.m., Chamber of Commerce’s Board Room at Union Station, 30 W. Pershing, Kansas City. $15 members, $20 others. Lunch included. www.kcchamber.com
Discussion of “A Nun on the Bus”: Sister Simone Campbell, director of Network, a national Catholic social justice lobby group, will talk about her book and about lobbying for changes in refugee laws and Medicaid expansion. 7 p.m., Community Christian Church, 4601 Main, Kansas City.
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Family Fun Nights: Feature games, giveaways, music and more. 8:30-10:30 p.m., Summit Waves, 120 S.W. Blue Parkway, Lee’s Summit. $4-$5. 816-969-1545 or www.summitwaves.net
ImPACT Assessment: It stands for Immediate Post-concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing. Ages 11 or older are eligible. The test provides a reference point to help measure recovery and make comparison should an injury occur. Registration is required. 9-10 a.m., University of Kansas Westwood Campus, 2330 Shawnee Mission Parkway. $20. kumed.com/impact.
Mozart Favorite: The Kansas City Opera Institute presents “Idomeneo, re di Creta“ (Italian for “Idomeneo, King of Crete”), which historians suggest might have been the composer’s favorite work. 3 p.m., Kansas City Public Library’s Plaza Branch, 4801 Main, Kansas City. Free. 816-701-3407
Independence Garden Club Meeting: Refreshment are served, and guests are welcome. 6:30 p.m., Keith and Gwen Wheeler’s home, 1013 N. Woodlynne, Blue Springs. Free. 816-373-1169 or www.independencegardenclub.com
Discussion of “Verdun: The Longest Battle of the Great War”: Paul Jankowski talks about his book, which describes one of history’s most demanding battlefield encounters. 6:30 p.m., Kansas City Public Library’s Central Branch, 14 W. 10th, Kansas City. Free. 816-701-3047
Civil War Battle of Westport: Observe its 150th anniversary. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Trailside Center, 9901 Holmes, Kansas City. 816-942-3581.
Ice Cream Social: Serving homemade ice cream, other desserts and drinks. 4:30 p.m., Southwood United Church of Christ, 7904 Raytown Road, Kansas City. $3.
Heartsaver CPR/AED Class: For ages 15 and older. A credentialed course in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and use of automated external defibrillators, designed for first responders in the workplace, safety security personnel, lifeguards, day-care providers and others. 7-9 p.m., Harris Park Community Center, 110 S.W. Blue Parkway, Lee’s Summit. $24. 816-969-1500 or lsparks.net
American Cancer Society’s Bark for Life of Kansas City: A noncompetitive walk for dogs and their owners, plus demonstrations and games. 9:30 a.m., Theis Park, Oak and 47th, Kansas City.
Fiesta Del Barrio: Bring your family for fun day filled with music, games, magic show and great food, 10 a.m - 7 p.m., Franklin Center Building, 1403 Metropolitan Ave., Kansas City, Kan. Free. 913-689-8430.
11th Annual Remembrance Walk for Suicide Awareness Survivor Support: A community walk to remember people who suffered traumatic deaths, such as a suicide, homicide, fire or accident. 9 a.m., Loose Park, 5200 Pennsylvania, Kansas City. $25 preregistration, $30 otherwise. 913-681-3050 or www.sass-mokan.com
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