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07/12/2014 - 08/02/2014
SATURDAYS IN JULY
Briarcliff at Mulberry Lake
Join us for free outdoor movies under the stars! Bring chairs, blankets and a picnic dinner and enjoy The Incredibles, The Avengers, Pitch Perfect and Despicable Me 2. Movies start at 8:45 p.m.
08/01/2014 - 02/28/2015
NELSON-ATKINS MUSEUM OF ART
Join the city-wide celebration of Thomas Hart Benton’s 125th birthday! See a selection of lithographs in Gallery 214 and visit your favorite Benton paintings from the permanent collection. Stop by the library’s Benton-related book display.
08/01/2014 - 08/02/2014
KCI Expo Center
The Kansas City Antiques Expo (formerly the Overland Park Antique Show) is the premier show for high quality antiques in the Midwest. Featuring vendors from all across the United States, the Kansas City Antiques Expo features top dealers in the industry, including experts in glass, wristwatches, porcelain and silver. Admission to the two-day show is $8.
08/01/2014 - 08/03/2014
Back-to-school shopping at Zona Rosa may be a little easier on the pocketbook during Missouri’s annual sales tax holiday weekend. Qualifying purchases are tax-free throughout this three day event. Restrictions apply. More details at DoR.MO.gov/tax/business/sales/taxholiday/.
Holy Trinity Catholic Church
This long standing annual event features ice cream and cake, meals from the grill, and beverages. Attendees can browse the Country Store for hand-crafted items, baked goods, homegrown produce, and collectibles. Bingo and children’s games will be on-going throughout the afternoon. WestonMO.com
08/07/2014 - 08/28/2014
THURSDAYS IN AUGUST
TOWN SQUARE AT ZONA ROSA
Join us for our Summer Jazz Series featuring the Everette Devan Trio, Bill Crain Group, Brad Allen Quartet and the Tim Whitmer Quartet. Performances are free and begin at 6:30 p.m.
LIVEBLUE AT ZONA ROSA
Whether you have a tot or a college student, hear a North Kansas City Hospital healthcare professional and a Charlie’s House representative share tips on keeping your child safe. Pick up the Youth Yellow Pages to share with your child. Presented by North Kansas City Hospital in cooperation with the LiveBlue store in Zona Rosa. Pre-register at LiveBlueKC.com
CROWN CENTER SQUARE
Cap off your work week with top local bands and favorite food trucks. Shop the wares of KC artisans and finish the evening with a famous flick under the stars. Festivities begin at 5 p.m., music at 6 p.m., with the movie starting at approximately 9 p.m. No admission fee. (Please note pets are not permitted at the event.) 816.274.8444.
08/09/2014 - 08/16/2014
AUGUST 9 & 16
MULBERRY LAKE AT BRIARCLIFF VILLAGE
Enjoy a FREE showing of “Fast & Furious 6” on the 9th and “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” PG-13 on the 16th at 8:45 p.m./dusk at Mulberry Lake across from Briarcliff Village. Bring blankets and snacks and enjoy the show!
Join forces with your neighbors from all over Kansas City at the 21st annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. This 5K event and kids fun run begins at 7:30 a.m. A survivors’ parade is at 9:30. Register online at KomenKansasCity.org.
08/14/2014 - 08/31/2014
Organizers have scheduled a series of events to honor Parker, “the Bird,” who would turn 94 on Aug. 29. Parker is one of the most important and influential saxophonists and jazz icons. For more information on all the activities: KCJazzAlive.org or AmericanJazzMuseum.org
All thirsts will be quenched with more than 75 unique brews from a wide variety of regional and national breweries. This year, we will have good showing from new, local breweries and home brewers! The event will take place in the Zona Rosa town square from 4 to 9 p.m. Cool off with some ice-cold beer and some fabulous live music at this community event.
The Missouri Guardianship Alliance will hold a special one-day seminar to provide critical information for family members who are serving as guardians for a loved one. The event will focus on filing petitions for guardianship, Social Security and disability information, available supports and more. Registration is $25 and includes lunch. Tri-CountyMHS.org/Guardian
Bacon Fest raises funds to support medical rehabilitation, employment placement, and disability services for the Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City (RIKC), so attendees can feel good about the plate-full of delicious food samples they eat. For the sixth annual Bacon Fest, attendees will find a bacon foodie’s paradise. Come embrace this quirky event filled with unique bacon-themed cuisine, local beer selections, and live music. BaconfestKC.com
THE GROVE AT ZONA ROSA
During Jazz on the Square, take action for your own healthy future by getting health screenings, including DermaScan skin damage scan, height/weight/BMI test and bone density screening. A North Kansas City Hospital scheduler can register participants for self-referred screenings including mammogram, carotid artery, lung cancer CT, abdominal aortic ultrasound and cardiac calcium score.
08/29/2014 - 08/31/2014
CROWN CENTER SQUARE AND
OFF CENTER THEATRE
Commemorate Kansas City’s proud Celtic heritage with three days of music, dancing and exhibits. The festival will feature more than two dozen locally and nationally known bands, playing traditional music and Celtic rock. Off Center Theatre will host Irish comics. Festival hours: 5 to 11 p.m., Friday; 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. Call 816.561.7555 or visit KCIrishFest.com for ticket information.
08/30/2014 - 08/31/2014
The Kansas City All British Car Show will be held on the second level of the Northwest Parking Garage by Dillard’s. Classic British cars will begin arriving to the scene starting at 8 a.m., so make plans now to enjoy an amazing collection of classic British automobiles. Can’t make it out on Sunday, stop by for British Invasion Night for a mini British car show. Kansas City All British entrants will be parked around the Square showcasing their cars in anticipation of Sunday’s official show.
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