De Soto’s Summer Bash: Bring the family out for a day filled with fun at the kids’ zone, including face painting, treasure hunt, glow in the dark parade, more than 60 vendors, food trucks, along with family movie night of “Despicable Me,” 3 p.m., Riverfest Park, 33440 W. 79th St., De Soto, Free.
Annual Youth Triathlon: For those ages 4 to 17, allows all to compete no matter what their level of fitness, food, music and medals for all participants, 7:30 a.m., Jewish Community Campus, 5801 W. 115th St., Overland Park, $25-$35, http://www.active.com.
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Monday Needlers: Crafters and makers socialize, share ideas and expertise with beginners or take advice on projects, 2 to 4 p.m., Shawnee Library, 13811 Johnson Drive, Shawnee, free, 913-826-4600.
Maker Space Passport Program: A great way to learn about Maker ideas, tools and skills; each week a new project is presented, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Central Resource Library, 9875 W. 87th St., Overland Park, free, 913-826-4600.
Big Band Music: Featuring Tony Antonucci and Anne Trinkl, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Camelot Ballroom, 6635 W. 151st., Overland Park, $10.
Summer Sounds in the Park: Listen to the sounds of Kim and the Gas Men, sophisticated to funk, activities for the kids, 115th and Ash streets, Overland Park, free.
Art Expose: Local artists show off their talents and creations at this special event featuring demonstration, discussions and an interactive tour, 2 to 4:30 p.m., The Atriums, 7300 W. 107th St., Overland Park, free.
Civil Rights 2.0: An open discussion will be held to address concerns as the group renews a commitment to justice and equality, 7 p.m., The Kansas City Kansas Community College - Performing Arts Center, 7250 State Ave., Kansas City, Kan.
June 30 - July 8
Theatre in the Park: Featuring Camp Rock, a large ensemble cast with many featured roles, including student singers, actors, dancers or triple threats, everyone has an opportunity to shine in this high-energy show, bring your lawn chairs and blankets, 8:30 p.m., Shawnee Mission Park, 7710 Renner Road, Shawnee Mission, $6 students, $8 others, 913-826-3012.
Civil War and History Sale: A one-time sale of collectables with special prices for home-schoolers, thousands of items such as cookware, cavalry saddle, posters, maps and much more, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Our Lady Catholic Church, 13000 Bennington Ave., Grandview.
July 3 - Aug. 4
Heartland Art Guild International Miniature Paintings & Sculptures Art Show: Hundreds of entries from artists all over the United States, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Miami County Historical Museum, 12 E. Peoria St., Paola, Kan., free, www.artkc.com.
Fourth of July Bar B Que Fundraiser: Hosted by the American Legion Families #407, menu includes ribs, chicken and sausages, all are invited, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., VFW Post, 9550 Pflumm Road, Lenexa, 913-492-2244.
CD Release Dinner & Dance Fundraiser: Featuring Art Tigerina Band, Las Estrellas and DJ Bobbly C, proceeds to benefit Fiesta Hispana 2017, 6 to 11 p.m., Pierson Community Center, 1800 S. 55th St., Kansas City, Kan., $15 includes dinner, 913-927-2466 or 816-225-6128.
Heroes Hispaños: Discussion and viewing of the video on Hispanic Americans who have fought in every war in which the United States has been involved, 3 p.m., South Branch Library, 3104 Stong Ave., Kansas City, Kan, free.
July 9 - 13
This is Hunger: A national touring exhibit, an interactive experience on wheels to raise awareness about the prevalence of hunger in Greater Kansas City, Beth Shalom, 14200 Lamar, Overland Park, for reservations contact for free time ticket, 913-647-7282 or https://thisishunger-overlandpark.eventbrite.com.
Vacation Bible School: Adult and children will gather for dinner, art, music and lessons, all are welcome, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Antioch Road, 14895 Antioch Road, Overland Park, 913-681-8180 or villagepres.org/antioch.
Abel Rimirez Big Band: Presents Anne Trinkle, great sounds of the big band era, 7:30 to 9 :30 p.m., Camelot Ballroom, 6635 W. 151st., Overland Park, $10. www.abelramirezbigband.
Lisa Lopez, email@example.com