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All Saints Catholic Church, formerly St. Joseph-St. Benedict Church, 811 Vermont, will be the host for the 29th annual Polski Day celebration and parade on Saturday, May 4. The parade begins at noon at Bethany Park, 12th and Central, and marches to St. Joseph’s Church. At the church grounds, a festival will be held, including food and music. A polka Mass is scheduled at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at the church.
Café 55, a program for senior citizens, will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. April 26 at Fellowship Christian Church, 8844 State Ave. The program includes a guest speaker from the Department of Aging who will give information about senior housing and Social Security. After the program will be a time for entertainment or games.
Grandview Christian Church, 8550 Parallel Parkway, is collecting canned goods for Help 3:17, a local food pantry. The church will have coffee and doughnuts from 10 a.m. until the worship service time of 10:45 a.m. each Sunday morning at Kussman Hall.
“Vatican II – the Times, the Man, and the Lasting Legacy,” is a free four-part series to be presented by Jennifer Greene, pastoral minister, from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesdays, April 10 – May 1, at Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan. The program will look at the state of the church at the time of John XXIII’s election, John XXIII himself, Council highlights and two major documents — “Church in the Modern World” and “People of God.” Call 913-906-8990 to register.
Open Door Baptist Church, 3033 N. 103rd Terrace, will sponsor a church-wide game night with a free meal of hot dogs and chips from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 26, at the church.
A car, truck and cycle show will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at Our Lady of Unity Church and School, 2646 S 34th, Kansas City, Kan. There are entry fees for the vehicles. Admission is free; refreshments will be available for purchase.
Stony Point Christian Church, 149 S. 78th, will sponsor the Youth Ministries Hero Dash, a 5k event, at 9 a.m. April 27 in Shawnee Mission Park, Shawnee, Kan. The run-walk event is open to athletes at all levels. Awards will be given to the top overall male and female athletes, and three-deep age group awards for males and females. The cost is $20 in advance, and $25 on race day. Children 9 and younger may participate in a free 100 meter event. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Stony Point Christian Church Youth Ministry, which is sending a team of students to Haiti to help construct an orphanage, community center and medical clinic. Online registration is available at www.herodash5k.com.
A taco dinner sponsored by St. Cyril’s Social Club is planned from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at St. Cyril’s hall.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1300 N. 18th St., will hold a movie night at 7 p.m. Friday, April 26 in the parish hall. The film "A Place at the Table" starring Jeff Bridges will be shown. Refreshments including popcorn will be served.
Several programs are being offered at Wyandotte United Methodist Church, 7901 Oakland Ave. Free salsa dancing lessons led by Orlando Gallardo will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. every Saturday at Wyandotte United Methodist Church. Dancers at all levels are welcome. Partners are not required. For information, call 319-504-1699. The Women’s Bible Study program will study "Finding Balance" by Becca Stevens. The group meets from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. every Wednesday at Wyandotte United Methodist Church, 7901 Oakland Ave. Kansas City, Kan. Childcare is provided if requested. For more information call 816-560-3649. A Kids Clubhouse will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday, May 3, at the church. The program for preschoolers and ki*ndergarten through fifth grade is free. For information call 816-560-3649. A Mother-Daughter program and meal is planned at 5 p.m. May 4.
The Men's Brotherhood of Zion United Church of Christ at 2711 N. 72nd St. in Kansas City, Kan., will hold its annual Pancake Breakfast in the church fellowship hall from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 4. Tickets are $5 for adults and $2 for children under age 12 and can be purchased at the door.