Rolling Magic Skate Park Grand Opening | Tuesday, Sept. 12 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Lenexa Skate Park, W. 87th St. Pkwy. and Greenway Ln., Lenexa, KS | Free | Enjoy food trucks and giveaways at the celebration of the reconstruction of Lenexa’s skate park.
Wednesday, Sept. 13
Chamber Coffee | Wednesday, Sept. 13 | 8-9 a.m. | Leavenworth Public Library, 417 Spruce St., Leavenworth, KS | Network while sipping on a cup of hot coffee.
Country Western Two-Step & Line Dancing | Wednesday, Sept. 13 | Times vary | Social Cabaret, 9050 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, KS | $15 | Get your dancing boots on for this two-step and line dancing class.
Thursday, Sept. 14
Savor the Flavors | Thursday, Sept. 14 | 5:30-10 p.m. | City Market, 20 E. 5th St., Kansas City, MO | $150 | Join 20+ Kansas City restaurants and The Don Bosco Centers for a flavorful experience.
Chickenbone Slim & The Biscuits | Thursday, Sept. 14 | 8 p.m. | Knuckleheads Kansas City, 2715 Rochester St., Kansas City, MO | $12 | Listen to this sound that mixes blues with West coast swing, rockabilly and roots rock.
Friday, Sept. 15
Fiesta Hispana | Friday, Sept. 15-Sunday, Sept. 17 | Times vary | Barney Allis Plaza, 1220 Wyandotte St., Kansas City, MO | Free | Kick off Hispanic Heritage Month with 75+ fiesta booths and 50,000+ attendees.
Local researchers made a breakthrough in treatment for pancreatic cancer. KCU student Katiana Hebbert and Associate Professor Dr. Ehab Sarsour found re-purposing an already FDA-approved drug allows for a more effective treatment of the cancer. Additional research, funding and clinical trials are still needed — though their work is already receiving accolades. (KMBC)
It’s time to grip it and rip it. The Puttery opens Thursday, Sept. 14 on the County Club Plaza — at 612 W. 47th St. The mini golf bar offers nine themed holes, menu items such as lamb sliders + veggie pot stickers, and specialty drinks. Guests must be 21+. (Kansas City Star)
He’s back. The Kansas City Chiefs have officially agreed to a one-year deal with defensive tackle Chris Jones. Jones is a four-time Pro Bowler and four-time AP All-Pro, entering his eighth year with the Red Kingdom.
Shawnee wants to help older adults get moving. Last week, the Shawnee Planning Commission approved plans to use a portion of the Hindu Temple and Culture Center of Kansas City (6330 Lackman Rd.) to provide recreational and social activities for people 60+. The proposal will be presented to City Council on Monday, Sept. 25. (Shawnee Mission Post)
The City of KCMO released the stats for its first year of the Right to Counsel program.Its first annual report revealed the program provided attorney representation to 1,196 Kansas Citians facing eviction and got 1,002 of those cases dismissed either in favor of the tenant or through settlements.
T-Mobile Center announced hip-hop and R&B artist Rod Wave will be live in concert on Monday, Oct. 23 with special guests Ari Lennox, Toosii, and Gherbo. The artist is most known for his No. 1 albums “Beautiful Mind” and “Soul Fly.” Tickets go on sale Thursday, Sept. 14.
West Bottoms Plant Company is sprouting in the Crossroads for the month of October. For one month only, the local biz will occupy the space across from KC Wine Co. (1829 McGee St.), offering gallery showings, food + drink pop-ups, and, of course, plants.
Last week, during the Chief’s pregame, the NFL and Little Caesars surprised The Beehive with a $50,000 donation. Located at 750 The Paseo, KCMO, the nonprofit features a homeless shelter upstairs and a community kitchen downstairs called NourishKC. (CityScene KC)
Floyd’s 99 Barbershop will be popping up around the KC metro soon. The Denver-based + brother-owned barbershop plans to add nine locations to Kansas City over the next three years. The full service shop offers cuts, colors, shaves, and waxing.
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