BOOK SIGNING: Denny Matthews and Matt Fulks will be discussing and then signing “100 Things Royals Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die” and “Out of the Blue” at Barnes & Noble, 19120 E. 39th St., in Independence, from 6 to 8 p.m. Call 816-795-9878 for more information.
TIGER CLUB LUNCHEON: The Star’s Tod Palmer will be the guest for the meeting. The lunch buffet begins at 11:30 a.m. and the program is at noon. The meeting is at the Westport Flea Market, 817 Westport Road; KCTigerClub.com.
KC CATBACKERS: Stan Weber will address the KC Catbackers at Lucky Brewgrille, 5401 Johnson Drive in Mission; happy hour is at 5:30, and Weber will speak at 6:15 p.m.
SPORTS LUNCHEON: All retired male and female coaches and officials (55 and older) are invited to meet for lunch at Coach’s, 414 West 103rd St., on Dec. 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Contact Jerry Culver (816-941-2146) or Sam Breckenridge (816-525-9220).
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