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‘Native Words, Native Warriors’ exhibit continues
A traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian, “Native Words, Native Warriors,” will continues now through June 29 at the Wyandotte County Museum, 126th and State Avenue, Bonner Springs. The traveling exhibit will be about Native American code talkers during World War II. For more information, visit www.wycomuseum.org or call 913-573-5002.
Artists exhibit works at Strawberry Hill Museum
Art works by Mike Savage and Geri Stewart are on exhibit now through July 28 at the Strawberry Hill Museum and Cultural Center, 720 N. 4th St., Kansas City, Kan. For information about hours, visit www.strawberryhillmuseum.org or call 913-371-3264.
Relay For Life of Kansas City, Kan., gearing up for June event
Teams of Kansas City residents will gather at Piper High School on Friday, June 7, for the annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life fundraising event. The Relay For Life Committee is now recruiting teams and participants for their event, hoping to recruit at least 30 teams to join the fight against cancer. For more information on the Relay For Life of Kansas City, Kan., contact Amie Walter at 816-218-7151 or Amie.Walter@cancer.org. To register a team, visit RelayForLife.org/KCKS.
Kids’ Fishing Derby to be June 8
The Ed and Ione Trapp Kids’ Annual Free Fishing Derby will be June 8 at Wyandotte County Lake Park, kids’ pond. Sponsored by the Leavenworth Road Association, the fishing derby registration begins at 7 a.m., the event begins at 8 a.m. and ends at 11 a.m. The trophy presentation is at 11:15 a.m. The derby is open to all Wyandotte County youth ages 3 to 15.
Make giant stepping stones
Adults, seniors adults and teens may make garden stepping stones at a craft class from 10 to 11 a.m. June 8 at the West Wyandotte Library, 1737 N. 82nd, Conference Room B. Registration is required to 913-596-5800, Ext. 1006. The class is for ages 16 and older. There is a 15-person limit.
Flower garden ornament making class offered
Recycled glass will be used to make garden decorations at a craft class from 10 a.m. to noon June 8 at the Main Kansas City, Kan., Public Library, 625 Minnesota, young adult story time-craft room. Participants will glue and paint glass into flower shapes. The class is for adults, but teens may attend if accompanied by an adult. There is a $7 fee for supplies. Registration is necessary to 913-279-2066.
Junior archeologist program planned
Children may participate in a junior archeologist program from 2 to 4 p.m. June 8 at the West Wyandotte Library auditorium, 1737 N. 82nd. Children will identify fossils and dig for treasure. Those under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Groups of six or more must register in advance to 913-596-5800, Ext. 1016.
Learn how to use email
A class on email will take participants through setting up a free email account and the basics of sending and reading an email. The class will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, at the Main Kansas City, Kan., Public Library, 625 Minnesota Ave. Those attending must be comfortable with basic Internet use. Call 913-551-3280 to register for the class.
‘Stress and Immune System’ to be topic of presentation
Stressed out? Learn about the inner workings of the body’s stress response system, its links to the immune system and strategies for managing stress in more effective ways. “Stress and Your Immune System” will be offered from 11 a.m. to noon June 11 at The University of Kansas Clinical Research Center in the Fairway Office Park, 4350 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, Kan. The free program will be led by Moira Mulhern, co-founder of Turning Point, a partner of The University of Kansas Hospital. Registration is required. To make a reservation or obtain more information about this and other wellness programs offered by The University of Kansas Hospital, call 913-588-1227 or visit www.kumed.com/bewell.
Erectile dysfunction to be topic of program
“Erectile Dysfunction and Male Stress Urinary Incontinence” will be the topic of a program from 6 to 7 p.m. June 11 at the Atrium Conference Room, University of Kansas Hospital’s Westwood Campus, 2330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Westwood, Kan. Dr. Ajay Nangia and Dr. Joshua Broghammer will discuss the topic in the “Be Well” program. Registration is required to 913-588-1227 or www.kumed.com/bewell.
Annual golf outing supports scholarships for KCK students
The KCK School Foundation for Excellence is holding its 23rd annual Scholarship Golf Tournament on Wednesday, June 12, at Sunflower Hills Golf Course, Bonner Springs, Kan. The event is open to area residents and businesses. There will be morning and afternoon flights. The registration deadline is June 1. For more information, visit www.kcksffe.org or call 913-279-2235.
UG Ethics Commission to meet June 13
The Unified Government Ethics Commission will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, June 13, at the second floor, Wyandotte County Courthouse, Division 18, in the old county commissioners’ chambers.
Alcott Arts Center plans fundraiser
The Flying Asbinis will return for a fifth year for a fundraiser June 14-15 for the Alcott Arts Center, 180 S. 18th, Kansas City, Kan. Multiple artists, including musicians and dancers, will perform and exhibit their works. For more information, visit www.alcottartscenter.org or call 913-233-2787.
Westheight to hold garage sale
The annual Historic Westheight Neighborhood Garage Sale will start at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 15. Individual garage sales may end at different times. Westheight is located north of State Avenue at North 18th and Washington Boulevard. Yard signs will indicate residents holding garage sales. Proceeds of the sales will go to residents.
Trail run scheduled June 15
Trail runs are scheduled this summer at Wyandotte County Lake Park, Kansas City, Kan. The Summer Intro 2.8 mile trail run will take place at 9 a.m. June 15 at the lake park. For more information about entering the race and entry fees, as well as other events at the lake, visit www.psychowyco.com/index.html.
‘Couples Talk’ program to be presented
Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan., will present “Couples Talk” from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Monday, June 17. The program is designed to strengthen skills in order to communicate better. The program is presented by Chiquita Miller of K-State Extension. Call 913-906-8990 to register.
Mumford and Sons to perform at Cricket Wireless
Mumford and Sons will perform at 7 p.m. June 17 at Cricket Wireless Amphitheater (the former Sandstone), 633 N. 130th, Bonner Springs. For ticket information, visit www.ticketmaster.com.
Republicans to meet June 18
Wyandotte County Republicans will hold a meeting from 6 p.m. to 8 pm. Tuesday, June 18, at the Frontier Steakhouse 94th and State Avenue. Kris Kobach, Kansas secretary of state, will be the guest speaker.
‘Cancer Center Kitchen Therapy’ offered
A cooking class designed just for cancer patients, families and caregivers will be offered June 20. “Cancer Center Kitchen Therapy,” offered by The University of Kansas Cancer Center, will include cooking demonstrations with recipes and tips for making food appealing and enhancing appetites. The free “Be Well” program will be from noon to 1 p.m. June 20 at The University of Kansas Clinical Research Center in the Fairway Office Park, 4350 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, Kan. Registration is required. To make a reservation or obtain more information about this and other wellness programs offered by The University of Kansas Hospital, call 913-588-1227 or visit www.kumed.com/bewell.
UG Commission scheduled to meet June 20
The Unified Government Commission is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. June 20 at City Hall, Commission Chambers, lobby level, 701 N. 7th, Kansas City, Kan. An agenda should be posted at www.wycokck.org.
Class on parenting to be offered June 26
“Daring to Parent with Love and Logic” will be offered from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 26, at Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave, Kansas City, Kan. Call 913-906-8990. The free class is presented by Nona Boyd and offered in partnership with Wyandot Center.
Civitan to hold benefit golf tournament
Civitan will sponsor the Club Dotte Civitan International night golf tournament Friday, July 19 at Painted Hills Golf Club, 7101 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kan. The fee is $125 per person. All golf supplies are provide. The entry fee also includes green fees, cart, dinner, awards reception, trophies and prizes. Registration is at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 913-620-5271.
Class reunion planned
The Washington High School Class of 1973 is planning a 40th reunion July 19-21. The event includes a golf scramble July 19 at Sunflower Hills Golf Course, a meet and greet July 19 at the Great Wolf Lodge, a dinner and dance July 20 at Sporting Park, and family visits and tours at Washington High School on July 21. Online registration and payment will be available soon on the website, whs73.com. The reunion group also has a Facebook page. The reunion committee is trying to reach as many classmates as possible, and would like to have a small number of digital photos of class members.
Keeler Women’s Center, a ministry of the Benedictine Sisters of Mount St. Scholastica, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan., offers individual and couples counseling to uninsured women. Call 913-906-8990 for information or to do an intake and schedule an appointment.