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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.
Museum to display grim and ghastly items from files
The Wyandotte County Historical Museum, 631 N. 126th, Bonner Springs, plans to display grim and ghastly artifacts from storage from Sept. 13 to Dec. 13. Topics include the hanging tree, and Delaware Chief Ne-Con-He-Con’s cemetery stone. For more information, call 913-573-5002.
Armourdale community meeting scheduled
The Armourdale Renewal Association will hold a community meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Armourdale Recreation Center. Speakers will be from the South Branch Library and Kelli Littlefield from the Kansas City, Kan., Fire Department on burning permits and regulations. There will be free refreshments, including coffee and iced tea. Soft drinks will be available for purchase. Call Patty Dysart for more information at 913-371-5696.
UG Commission scheduled to meet Oct. 17
The Unified Government Commission is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 at City Hall, Commission Chambers, lobby level, 701 N. 7th, Kansas City, Kan. The agenda may be posted in advance at www.wycokck.org.
School fundraiser walk to be Oct. 18
A Bishop Ward High School fall student fundraiser walk, Give ForWard, will be held Friday, Oct. 18, at Dorney Field. Students are asking for donations for the walk. For more information, call 913-371-6901.
Trucking show planned
The Heart of America Trucking Show is planned Oct. 18-19 at the Kansas Speedway, I-70 and I-435 in Kansas City, Kan. The band, Kansas, will appear, as well as other bands. The concert is free. The show is presented by the Owner-Operated Independent Drivers Association. For more information, visit http://www.ooidatruckshow.com/.
‘Couples Talk’ program planned
Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan., will present “Couples Talk, A Communications Workshop,” from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21. The program is presented by Chiquita Miller of K-State Extension. Call 913-906-8990 to register.
Ghosts of Wyandotte County program at South Branch Library
All ghost hunters and paranormal enthusiasts are invited join author Janet R. Reed, along with team members from PEDRO (Paranormal Documentation and Research Organization), as they explore ghosts and ghost hunting in Wyandotte County. The program is from 7 to 8 p.m. Oct. 22 at the South Branch Library, 3104 Strong Ave., Kansas City, Kan. This eerie hour-long presentation will give you valuable information and tools for your next ghost-hunting adventure. Janet R. Reed, the author of “Excelsior Springs Haunted Haven,” will also be available for questions and answers following the presentation.
Weatherization to be topic of program
“Fall and Winter Weatherization and Maintenance” will be offered on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan. A light supper will be served at 5:30 p.m. and the program will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Men and women are welcome. The program is presented in partnership with Heartland Habitat for Humanity. Ed Linnebur is the presenter. Call 913-906-8990 to register.
Workshop planned on self-understanding
A free workshop will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the West Wyandotte Library, 1737 N. 82nd St. The workshop on “Recognize Your Thumbprint: Learn More about Who You Are and Why You Behave,” is sponsored by the Mental Health America of the Heartland. It will be conducted by Frank DeCastro, a licensed therapist. Continuing education units are available. Pre-registration is necessary by Oct. 20 to Stacy Davis email@example.com or calling 913-281-2221, Ext. 112.
Program on Scripture study offered
“Scripture Study, Bible Sharing and Reflection, Lectio and Journaling,” a regular weekly series facilitated by pastoral minister, Heather Neds, is offered from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesdays at Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan. This weekly Bible study group is based on the upcoming scripture readings from the Catholic lectionary. There will be time for reflection, sharing and journaling. Call 913-906-8990 to register.
Mediterranean-style eating to be topic of class
“Learn to Eat the Mediterranean Way,” a nutrition class presented by Pat Callaghan, master food volunteer, in partnership with K-State Extension Services, will be offered from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan. Call 913-906-8990 for information or to register for the free class.
Tour of haunted sites planned Oct. 25-26
A bus tour of haunted sites in Wyandotte County is planned from 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 25. Because of demand, another date has been added for this tour, Oct. 26. The bus tour will start at the Wyandotte County Museum, 631 N. 126th, Bonner Springs. The hosts of the tour will be Trish Schurkamp, museum director, and Jennifer Tarwater. The cost of the tour is $20 per person. Reservations are necessary by Oct. 17 to 913-573-5002.
Chili feed to benefit Frank Williams Outreach Center
Wyandotte County Masonic Lodge No. 3 will hold a Chili Feed from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at the Lodge, 2835 N. 103rd Terrace, Kansas City, Kan. All proceeds will go to directly to benefit patrons of Frank Williams Outreach Center, a program and location of Wyandot Center that serves adults who are homeless or in need. A cash donation or clothing for the outreach center’s clothing closet will be accepted for admission to this event. For more information, contact Patrick Sumner, site manager, Frank Williams Outreach Center, 913-288-5410 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trick or Treat on the Farm and Boooo Barn to be Oct. 26-27
Trick or Treat on the Farm and Boooo Barn will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 26-27 at the Ag Hall, 126th and State, Bonner Springs. The Boooo Barn is a kid-friendly haunted barn. Children may trick or treat on the Farm, through the historical buildings in Farm Town, and enjoy spooky stories, costume fashion show at 3 p.m., farming activities, hayrides, and miniature train rides. The admission charge is $5 per person, with children under 1 free. For more information, call 913-721-1075 or visit www.AgHallofFame.com.
In the garden: Fall Festival at Turner Community Library
Telling ghost stories around a bonfire will be the featured activities from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Turner Community Garden. Special guest and acclaimed storyteller Priscilla Howe will tell scary Halloween stories. There will be refreshments. The event is sponsored by the Turner Community Library and Turner Community Garden. To register, call 913-596-1404.
Program on mediation offered
“Mediation: A Path to Making Things Right,” will be offered from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, at the Keeler Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan. The presenter is Kathy Pojman who is a civil mediator approved by the Supreme Court of the state of Kansas. Mediation is a way to avoid large legal fees and winners and losers in the courtroom. It is a path to justice and a way to end conflict. A skilled mediator listens to two sides and helps the parties reach a win-win agreement. This presentation will be educational and entertaining. It will be helpful for workers who feel they have been treated unfairly; business owners who want to avoid litigation with an employee; renters whose landlords have not kept agreements; anyone who wants to avoid costly court fees associated with a lawsuit.
Donnelly Dash planned
The eighth annual Donnelly Dash, a 5K run-walk and one-mile family run, is scheduled Nov. 9. Proceeds will go toward the Donnelly College nursing program and scholarships. The event begins at 9 a.m. Nov. 9 at the college 608 N. 18th. For more information, visit http://donnellydash.weebly.com/race-info.html.
Veterans commemoration event to be Nov. 9
The 13tth annual Wyandotte County Veterans Commemoration Event will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Salvation Army Harbor Light Village, 6723 State Ave., Kansas City, Kan. Doors open at 10 a.m. to view commemorative display and refreshments. The program begins at 10:30 a.m. The featured speaker is Wyandotte County Election Commissioner Bruce Newby, retired major. Special guest is Mayor Mark Holland. Entertainment is by the Piper High School Music-in-Motion, the Schlagle High School March Band, Kansas City, Kan., Police Department Bagpipers and Washington High School Junior ROTC. The event is sponsored by the Kansas City, Kan., Women’s Chamber of Commerce, the Kansas City, Kan., Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Kansas City, Kan., Public Library.
Program offered on role of genetics in cancer
A University of Kansas Hospital fun ladies’ night out will discuss how genetics plays a role in the risk for breast cancer and other cancers. Dr. Larry Geier, medical oncologist, will discuss how to assess and manage individual risks by understanding the significance of screening recommendations. The free event will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 11 at The University of Kansas Cancer Center – Overland Park, 12200 W. 110th St., Overland Park, Kan. Participants should wear their favorite jeans to learn fashion tips from Jennifer Niehouse, wardrobe stylist. The evening will wrap up with a replenishing meditation and relaxation series. Light refreshments will be provided. Registration is required for “How Do I Look in These Genes.” To make a reservation contact: 913-588-1227 or kumed.com/bewell.