Asner returns to KCK this weekend for United Way benefit performance
Seven-time Emmy Award-winning actor Ed Asner returns to his high school in Kansas City, Kan., on June 29 to present a benefit performance for the United Way of Wyandotte County.
Asner will perform his one-man show, “FDR,” on Saturday, June 29, at Wyandotte High School, 2501 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kan.
The 95-minute show will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 each and will benefit the United Way. For ticket information, see www.unitedway-wyco.org.
River Run to benefit family health care center June 29
Southwest Boulevard Family Health Care is having its 14th Annual River Run to benefit Southwest Boulevard Family Health Care, a not for profit clinic in Kansas City, Kan., on Saturday, June 29.
Registration is at 10:30 a.m. and the Bike Run begins at noon, at Turkey Creek Cycles, 5816 Merriam Drive, Merriam, Kan.
There is a $15 advance fee per biker or player and includes a River Run T-shirt, poker hand, and breakfast; $20 on the day of the event.
The pre-event from 10 a.m. to noon at Turkey Creek Cycles will be followed by the River Run from noon to about 5 p.m. It will end at Red Eye, Kansas City, Kan., where there will be an auction and blues band, Titanium Blue.
Old Quindaro Museum to hold event June 29 at Underground Railroad Lookout Point
The Old Quindaro Museum will hold a Summer Festival from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 29, at the museum and the “Underground Railroad Lookout Point.” The public is invited to come and celebrate with the community. There will be food, informational booths, entertainment, music, fun and games, hay rides, voter registration and more. For more information, contact Jesse Hope at 913-244-8497.
Children to see construction equipment up close
Children will have the opportunity to see construction equipment up close from 2 to 4 p.m. June 29 at the West Wyandotte Library,1737 N. 82nd. The group will meet in the library auditorium. Employees of Straub Construction Co. will show heavy equipment. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult.
‘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.
Stony Point Church sponsors festival
Stony Point Christian Church, 149 S. 78th St., is sponsoring a Patriotic Festival at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 29, at the church park. The free festival includes a moonwalk, inflatable slide, live music, free food, face painting and fireworks.
Sporting KC to play Columbus Saturday
Sporting Kansas City will play host to the Columbus Crew at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Sporting Park. A limited number of tickets for the match are available online at Ticketmaster.com or at the Sporting Park Box Offices.