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.
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Family Night at the Races and Taco Dinner: Join radio celebrity Don Bender who will be calling the action for the 8 exciting horse races, all you can eat tacos, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Guardian Angels Cafeteria, 4232 Mercier St., Kansas City, 816-931-4351.
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.
Greater Kansas City Ride Against Lupus: Begin the ridem 9-11 a.m. at Gail’s Harley-Davidson, 5900 Missouri 150, Grandview. Finish 1-3 p.m. at Granfalloon Restaurant & Bar, 608 Ward Parkway, Kansas City. Entertainment, silent auctions and drawings. $15-$25. www.rideagainstlupus.org
Awesome Ambitions Hosts Recruitment Fair: A college readiness mentoring program for high school girls in Kansas City offers tutoring, career counseling, college readiness, leadership development and more. 9 a.m.-noon, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing, 2464 Charlotte. 816-808-7365
Aug. 29 - Sept. 1
Santa-Cali-Gon Days: Food, carnival rides, music and more. Noon-11 p.m. Aug. 29, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Aug. 30-31, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 1, Independence Square between Truman and Walnut streets. Free. www.santacaligon.com
Fiesta Del Barrio: Music, games, a magic show and food. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Franklin Center Building, 1403 Metropolitan, Kansas City, Kan. Free. 913-689-8430
Relics of the Buddha: Learn more about Buddhism. 5-7 p.m. Sept. 5, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 6, Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 7, Unity on the Plaza, 707 W. 47th, Kansas City. www.templebuddhistcenter.org
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
29th Annual Fiesta Hispana: Food, entertainment, folkloric dancers and a boxing tournament, along with local and national talent such as Grupo Control, Alacranes and Ruben Ramos. 5:30-11 p.m. Sept. 12, noon-11 p.m. Sept. 13, noon-9 p.m. Sept. 14, Barney Allis Plaza, Kansas City. Free.
Longview Arts Festival: Music, food, fashion jewelry, home decor and more. 4-10 p.m. Sept. 12, 10-8 p.m. Sept. 13, near View High Drive and Third Street, Lees Summit. www.longviewfestival.com
12th Annual Stroke Walk: Honor someone you know who has had a stroke. Proceeds benefit the American Stroke Foundation. 9:30 a.m., Theis Park, 4800 Rockhill, Kansas City. 913-541-9092 or Kathy@americanstroke.org
Early Childhood Educators Conference: Help for educators, child care providers and parent educators. to Preregistration is required. 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Woods Chapel United Methodist Church, 4725 N.E. Lakewood, Lee’s Summit. $50. 816-252-5051
1st Annual Senior Celebration: For those 55 plus who want to put on their Sunday best to enjoy an evening of dancing, dinner and fun, tickets by Aug. 29, The Point, 5600 Blue Ridge Cuteoff, Raytown, $10 limited tickets, 816-353-8500.
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