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A celebration for the MLS All-Star soccer game at the end of the month in Kansas City, Kan., will begin with an event at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, at Memorial Hall, 600 N. 7th St., in downtown Kansas City, Kan.
The MLS All-Star soccer game will be July 31 at Sporting Park, Kansas City, Kan.
At the July 24 event, Kansas City, Kan., Mayor Mark Holland will be joined by Kansas City, Mo., Mayor Sly James, according to UG information.
There will be a 30-foot inflatable replica of the all-star soccer jersey that will be transported to various sites in the region throughout "Soccer Week." The mayors will also announce "Return of the Border Wars: Competition for the Greater Good," a friendly competition between Kansas and Missouri to benefit the entire region.
In addition to the kickoff event, the community will have the opportunity to attend a free event on game day at Kansas City Kansas Community College and at The Legends.
A schedule of Soccer Week events may be found at www.visitkansascityks.com/allstar.
For an earlier story on community soccer activities, see http://www.wyandottedailynews.com/sports/kck-prepares-for-mls-all-star-soccer-game-july-31/.