Classes for Fledgling Food Truckers: Learn where to buy your food and to where to park your truck and how to manage orders, 6:30 p.m., Raytown Mid-Continental Public Library, 6131 Raytown Road, Raytown, 816-848-4489 or mymcpl.org/squareone.
Nutrition Education: Get the facts about sodium and high blood pressure, 11 a.m., The Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St., Independence, 816-325-6200.
CXL Yoga Night: Join the Central Exchange for a relaxing evening of yoga, live music and drinks, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Central Exchange Downtown, 1020 Central St., Kansas City, members free, $15, 816-471-7560 or www.centralexchange.org.
Children’s Book Sale: Keep your kids reading and entertained this summer by choosing from among 1,000 books, CDs and DVDS for all levels, Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Waldo Branch Library, 201 W. 75th St., Kansas City, 816-701-3468.
Food Truck Face Off: Mid-Continent Public Library hosts as a new class of food truck entrepreneurs will show off their skills; event will have a three-course half-entree menu and patrons will be able to vote on the truck to be named the 2015 KC Food Truck Rookie of the Year. New local breweries will have samples of their beer, 4:30 to 8 p.m., Roasterie, 1204 W. 27th, Kansas City, $25-$35, 816-503-4187 or mymcpl.org/FaceOff.
Women of Color Leadership Conference: A day full of inspiration along with vendors. Keynote luncheon speaker will be Lacey Schwartz, the CEO of Truth Aid and Director of the documentary “Little White Lie,” 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., UMKC Student Union, 5100 Cherry St., Kansas City, $50, 816-235-6728 or email@example.com.
Health Screening: Cass Regional Medical Center includes blood pressure, blood oxygen, blood sugar and lipid profile HDL, LDL and triglycerides, 9 to 11 a.m., Meadow View Estates, 533 Meadowview Circle, Peculiar. Free. 816-619-3000.
2015 Guns N Hoses Benefit Ride: Annual police escorted ride to help these two deserving families, the party continues after the ride with a hog roast and live music, along with other events, 10:30 a.m., Westside Family church, 8500 Woodsonia Drive, Lenexa,
The Great Red Hat Gatsby: Raffles, music, shopping and more, proceeds to benefit Alzheimer’s Association, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Ventura Senior Living, 12100 Wornall Road, Kansas City, $10, 816-941-0525.
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