Tenth Annual Memorial Service: Hope for the holidays service, families during the holidays dealing with a loved ones loss, this will include a slide show of those lost to suicide, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Shawnee Mission Medical Center, Rodgers Conference Center, 9100 W. 74th St., Shawnee, 913-681-3050 or www.handsofhopekc.com.
54th Annual Veterans Pen Celebration and Fundraiser: Veterans Voices Writing Project will observe the event, Keynote speaker Dr. Jon Kerstetter, will speak about his recently published memoir, “Crossings: A Doctor-Soldier’s Story,” 2 to 4 p.m., The National World War I Museum, 2 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, Mo.
1920’s Book Club: They will focus on mysteries, but they’ve added other authors from other genres, participants will read a different book each month to discuss, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Shawnee Town’s 1920s Farmhouse, 11501 W 57th St, Shawnee, 913-248-2360.
Lake Quivira Holiday Bazaar: Get your holiday shopping started, 50 booths representing local artist, designers and boutiques, along with a huge bake sale, Nov. 17, 1 to 8 p.m., Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Lake Quivira, 1930’s Stone Clubhouse, 100 Crescent Blvd., Lake Quivira, 913-481-6269.
The Keeler Women’s Center: Shop for the holidays and support Keeler Women’s center, 4 to 6 p.m., Ten Thousand Villages, 7947 Santa Fe, Overland Park.
Happy Birthday Mickey Mouse: The most famous mouse is celebrating his birthday, there will be birthday cake, hands-on activities, and Mickey Mouse ears to take home while they last, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Shawnee Town’s 1920s Farmhouse, 11501 W 57th St, Shawnee, 913-248-2360.
Waldo Small Business Saturday Crawl: Shop small business this holiday season, earn Waldo bucks during the event, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Waldo Area Business Association, 7222 Wornall Road.
Breakfast with St. Nick: A visit from St Nick will include and a picture, pancakes with sausage, biscuits and gravy for all to enjoy, 8 to 11 a.m. Strawberry Hill Museum, 720 N. 4th St., Kansas City, Kan., $10, $6 adult breakfast only, 913-371-3264.
Counteracting Terrorism: Presenting international speaker Kari Mashos shares ideas based on the book “Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures” by Mary Baker Eddy, 7 p.m., Seventh Church of Christ Scientist, 604 West 47th, St., Kansas City, Mo., 816-590-0058.
Overland Park Chamber 2017 Annual Meeting: 50th anniversary celebration, they will reflect on the past years and look to the future, reservations required, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Overland Park Convention Center, 6000 College Blvd., Overland Park, 913-491-3600 or cfritzwatson.opchamber.org.
Holiday Savories with Chef Casey Sullivan: Hankering for a few new main course meals to serve your family, Chef Casey will be hands on with recipes and samples to take home, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Shawnee Town 1929, 11501 W. 57th St., Shawnee, 913-248-2360.
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