UG Commission meets Saturday
A Unified Government Commission meeting is scheduled to begin at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19.
The planning meeting will be at the Patricia Diane Kane Community Center, 3130 N. 122nd St. north of 122nd and Leavenworth Road.
It will be a strategic planning session.
There was no end time set for the meeting.
Lineman's Rodeo to be Saturday
The International Lineman's Rodeo, sponsored by Kansas City Power and Light, will be held from sunrise to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame, 126th and State, Bonner Springs. The annual event features linemen from around the world competing in events based on traditional lineman tasks and skills. Spectators may watch the events, go on hayrides, train rides, and participate in children's activities. Admission is free.
Concerts to be held at truck show Oct. 19 at Kansas Speedway
Concerts will be performed at a truck industry show continuing Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Kansas Speedway, Kansas City, Kan.
The events are open to members of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, nonmembers and the public.
On Saturday night, Oct. 19, the music will continue with country singer Leland Martin followed by Eagles tribute band Seven Bridges Road. Inside the show area, country singer Lindsay Lawler will perform during the daytime show hours as well as Kansas City’s Beatles tribute band, Liverpool, and local blues band Doghouse Daddies.
Attendees can plan on a weekend of gatherings, education, contests, truck beauty competitions, concerts, food, and vendors in celebrating the association’s 40the anniversary. Safety and wellness will be emphasized at the event.
Show hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Registration is required in order to attend the trucking show. Registration after Sept. 30 is $10 and can be done at the show website or at the gate.
For more information about the trucking show and the concerts, visit http://www.ooidatruckshow.com/.
Church plans dinner, entertainment
White Church Christian Church, one block north of Parallel Parkway at 2200 N. 85th St., continues this year's celebration of being the oldest Christian church in this area with a dinner and entertainment on Saturday, Oct. 19. The Witness Band will start around 4 p.m. and dinner will commence at 6 p.m.
Taco salad dinner planned
The United Methodist Women at Wyandotte United Methodist Church, 7901 Oakland Ave., will hold a taco salad dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Wyandotte church. There will be a free will donation.
Church plans Oktoberfest Oct. 19
St. Mary-St. Anthony Church Altar Society will hold its annual Oktoberfest, from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, in Bishop Forst Hall, 615 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kan. The dinner menu is roasted pork, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, dessert and coffee. Dinner tickets need to be purchased in advance. Donation amount is adults, $9, and children 12 and under, $4.50. For more information, call the parish office at 913-371-1408.
Mid-Life Players to present concert Oct. 18-19
The Alcott Arts Center, 180 S. 18th, will present the Mid-Life Players’ production of “Forbidden Broadway’s Greatest Hits” in concert.
The concert is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18; 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19; 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25; and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. Tickets are $10.
The production is a funny tribute to the theater’s greatest stars and songwriters. It was created and written by Gerard Alessandrini, with musical direction by Catherine Coleman Boone. Accompanist is Debbie Goddard.
The cast includes Patty Moore Armstrong, Gary Barber, Pete Barrett, Ruth Bigus, Catherine Coleman Boone, Becky Clark, Julie Fox, Debbie DeRossett Huffman, Sharon McMurtry Johnson, Michael Kizzee, Curt Knupp, Susan Lary, Nan Lippincott, Rick Mundy, Kelly Pedotto, Dan Prather, Joy Richardson, John Van de Voort, Linda Wetzel and Andrea Williams-Serrioz.
For more information, visit alcottartscenter.org, https://www.facebook.com/alcott.arts.center?fref=ts or call 913-233-2787.
A Night in the Heights
Come support the arts in Kansas City while assisting with student scholarships at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at Kansas City Kansas Community College.
Be among the first to hear KCKCC's big announcement for 2014. A cocktail hour begins at 5:30 p.m., experience a wonderful Latin meal at 6 p.m. with live music and a performance of the Tony Award-winning musical "In the Heights" to follow at 8 p.m.
If you have questions or need to purchase tickets contact:
Barbara at 913-288-7604 email@example.com
Jared 913-288-7375 (Se habla español) firstname.lastname@example.org
$20 for adults, $15 for students and seniors, children 5 and under free.
Send your events to email@example.com.