City of Independence, Missouri

Calendar of Events





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1/7/2020
– 3/31/2020
Canceled

The Original Tindall Art Show - Canceled

Learn about Independence artist Robert E. Tindall and view a large collection of his original prints in the DeWitt Center at George Owens Nature Park.January 7 - March 31, 2020Tue-Sat: 8:30am - 5:00pm(816)325-7115

George Owens Nature Park, 1601 S. Speck Rd.


3/2/2020

City Council Meeting

The Council will meet for a Council Meeting at 6 PM in the Chamber of City Hall, 111 E. Maple Ave.

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


3/2/2020

Toddler Town

A family program of Independence Parks/Recreation/Tourism on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.  No Toddler Town when the Independence School District is closed or when a special event is scheduled.


It is $1.00 per child under the age of 5.

Wednesday is craft/coloring day at 11:00 a.m.

Any questions or concerns, call (816) 325-7370.

Sermon Center, 201 N. Dodgion (SE Corner of Truman & Noland Rd.)


3/3/2020

Beginner Yoga

Join us at the Independence Uptown Market on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 PM-7:30 PM. Cost is $20 per 6 week session. To register please call the Truman Memorial Building at 816-325-7843

Independence Uptown Market, 211 W. Truman Road


3/4/2020

Toddler Town

A family program of Independence Parks/Recreation/Tourism on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.  No Toddler Town when the Independence School District is closed or when a special event is scheduled.


It is $1.00 per child under the age of 5.

Wednesday is craft/coloring day at 11:00 a.m.

Any questions or concerns, call (816) 325-7370.

Sermon Center, 201 N. Dodgion (SE Corner of Truman & Noland Rd.)


3/6/2020

Trail Movie Night

As part of our 30th Anniversary Celebration we are hosting two Trail Movie Nights! Join us at 6pm for a free showing of "Westward the Women". This film tells the story of a heroic group of women determined to cross America.

Sponsored by the Friends of the National Frontier Trails Museum.

National Frontier Trails Museum, 318 W. Pacific


3/7/2020

Painting Party

Join us at 10am for a Painting Party led by Friends board member and artist Sarah Tucker Poff. Reservations cost $20 and include supplies and refreshments. Call the Museum at 816-325-7575 to make your reservation!

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the National Frontier Trails Museum.

National Frontier Trails Museum, 318 W. Pacific


3/7/2020
Canceled

Winter Farmers Market

The winter Farmers Market is the 1st Saturday of each month December-April 

from 9am-noon. For vendor information please go to the "become a vendor" tab on the Independence Uptown Market page under "Farmers Market". 

Independence Uptown Market, 211 W. Truman Road


3/8/2020

Pioneer Spring Cabin Sneak Peek

Join us at 2pm for a tour of the newly restored Pioneer Spring Cabin with the project contractor, Aaron Hagood.


This event is sponsored by the Friends of the National Frontier Trails Museum.

National Frontier Trails Museum, 318 W. Pacific


3/9/2020

City Council Study Session

The Council will meet for a regularly scheduled study session at 6 PM in the Chamber of City Hall, 111 E. Maple Ave.

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


3/9/2020

Toddler Town

A family program of Independence Parks/Recreation/Tourism on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.  No Toddler Town when the Independence School District is closed or when a special event is scheduled.


It is $1.00 per child under the age of 5.

Wednesday is craft/coloring day at 11:00 a.m.

Any questions or concerns, call (816) 325-7370.

Sermon Center, 201 N. Dodgion (SE Corner of Truman & Noland Rd.)


3/10/2020

Beginner Yoga

Join us at the Independence Uptown Market on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 PM-7:30 PM. Cost is $20 per 6 week session. To register please call the Truman Memorial Building at 816-325-7843

Independence Uptown Market, 211 W. Truman Road


3/10/2020

Planning Commission Meeting

The Planning Commission will meet at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers.

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


3/11/2020

Scamboree 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Exhibits open at 9:30 a.m.  SMP's "Are you Smarter than a Scam Artist?" at 10:00 a.m.  Speakers and Panel Discussions at 10:30 a,m.  Exhibitor Information and Question time through 11:30 a.m.

Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.


3/11/2020

Toddler Town

A family program of Independence Parks/Recreation/Tourism on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.  No Toddler Town when the Independence School District is closed or when a special event is scheduled.


It is $1.00 per child under the age of 5.

Wednesday is craft/coloring day at 11:00 a.m.

Any questions or concerns, call (816) 325-7370.

Sermon Center, 201 N. Dodgion (SE Corner of Truman & Noland Rd.)


3/13/2020

Council Interview Committee-5:00 p.m.

Council Interview Committee Agenda

Friday, March 13, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

Council Conference Room, City Hall

111 E. Maple Ave., Independence, MO 64050

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


3/13/2020

Electric Utility Rates Council Committee-10 a.m.

Electric Utility Rates Council Committee Agenda

Friday, March 13, 2020 at 10:00 am

City Hall, Conference Room D

111 E. Maple Avenue, Independence, MO64050

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


3/14/2020
Canceled

1842 Merchant Crawl

As part of the National Frontier Trails Museum's 30th Anniversary Celebration, Mike Calvert will lead a historical stroll around the Independence Square, highlighting the merchants of 1842 Independence.

This event is free to the public. Participants will meet at 10am on the Historic Independence Square at the corner of Main and Maple.
Sponsored by the Friends of the National Frontier Trails Museum.

111 N. Main St., Independence, MO 64050


3/14/2020

Tindall Art Show & Independence Art Association Reception

View original Robert E. Tindall artwork and a variety of art from local artists. Members of the Independence Art Association will be on hand to answer questions and discuss the art on display. DeWitt Center at George Owens Nature Park. 1 - 3 pm (816)325-7115

George Owens Nature Park, 1601 S. Speck Rd.


3/16/2020

CDBG Public Services Applictions Due Date

 Applications for 2020-21 CDBG Public Services funding due 3/16/2020 by 5:00 pm at City Hall, Community Development Department.


3/16/2020

City Council Meeting

The Council will meet for a Council Meeting at 6 PM in the Chamber of City Hall, 111 E. Maple Ave.

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


3/16/2020

Diversity and Inclusion Taskforce-10 a.m.-Cancelled

Diversity and Inclusion Taskforce Agenda

Monday, March 16, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

Conference Room D, City Hall

111 E. Maple Ave., Independence, MO64050

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


3/17/2020
Canceled

St. Patrick's Day Party 10:45 a.m. - Canceled

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with games and refreshments sponsored by Closed Caption. Stay for a traditional lunch of corned beef and cabbage at 11:30 a.m. Lunch reservations need to be made by noon the day before

Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.


3/18/2020

Stormwater Sales Tax Oversight Committee

POSTPONED INDEFINITELY

The Stormwater Sales Tax Oversight Committee will hold their quarterly meeting at 4:30 p.m. in the break room.

WPC Sewer Maintenance Bldg, 14909 E. Truman Rd.


3/19/2020
Canceled

Painting Party

Join us at 6pm for a Painting Party led by Friends board member and artist Sarah Tucker Poff. Reservations cost $20 and include supplies and refreshments. Call the Museum at 816-325-7575 to make your reservation!

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the National Frontier Trails Museum.

National Frontier Trails Museum, 318 W. Pacific


3/19/2020

PUAB Meeting

CANCELED - BOARD WILL CONFERENCE CALL INTO THE MEETING -The Public Utility Advisory Board will meet the 3rd Thursday at 2:30 pm at the Independence Utilities Center, 17221 E. 23rd Street S., Independence, MO, Independence Conference Room #117, First Floor.

Independence Utilities Center 17221 E. 23rd St. So.


3/21/2020
Canceled

30th Anniversary Celebration Banquet

Join us in celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the National Frontier Trails Museum! Enjoy a catered banquet and a presentation by keynote speaker and author, Pat O’ Brien. "Merchants of Independence" will explore the story of early Independence as a premier center of international trade. The cost is $40. Kindly RSVP by March, 14, 2020. Contact the National Frontier Trails Museum, 816-325-7575 for reservations.

Sponsored by the Friends of the National Frontier Trails Museum.

Hilton Garden Inn, 19677 E. Jackson Dr., Independence, MO 64057


3/22/2020
Canceled

Pioneer Song Musical

Attend a free performance of Pioneer Song at 2pm. This is an original musical about the Oregon Trail presented by The Great Bear Folk Theatre.

Sponsored by the Friends of the National Frontier Trails Museum.

National Frontier Trails Museum, 318 W. Pacific


3/23/2020
Canceled

Zoomobile 10:30 a.m.

During this interesting and interactive program, The Kansas City Zoo will bring a variety of small animals and tell their stories of where and how they live.

Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.


3/24/2020

Planning Commission Meeting

The Planning Commission will meet at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers.

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


3/26/2020
Canceled

Royals Season Opener Rally 12:30 p.m.

Get ready for the Kansas City Royals first regular game of the season with snacks, trivia, and more.

Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.


3/27/2020
Canceled

Natural Hacks to Improve Your Mood 10:45 a.m.

Gain a new understanding of the many complexities that can plan a role in supporting a healthy mood. A nutritional health coach from Natural Grocers will discuss nutritional, supplemental, environmental, and lifestyle factors.

Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.


3/27/2020
Canceled

Trail Movie Night

As part of our 30th Anniversary Celebration we are hosting two Trail Movie Nights! Join us at 6pm for a free showing of "Westward the Women". This film tells the story of a heroic group of women determined to cross America.

Sponsored by the Friends of the National Frontier Trails Museum.

National Frontier Trails Museum, 318 W. Pacific


3/28/2020
Canceled

1842 Merchant Crawl - Cancelled

As part of our 30th Anniversary Celebration, Mike Calvert will lead a historical stroll around the Independence Square, highlighting the merchants of 1842 Independence.

This event is free to the public. Participants will meet at 10am on the Historic Independence Square at the corner of Main and Maple.
Sponsored by the Friends of the National Frontier Trails Museum.

111 N. Main St., Independence, MO 64050


3/29/2020
Canceled

Pioneer Spring Cabin Sneak Peek

Join us at 2pm for a tour of the newly restored Pioneer Spring Cabin with the project contractor, Aaron Hagood.


This event is sponsored by the Friends of the National Frontier Trails Museum.

National Frontier Trails Museum, 318 W. Pacific


3/31/2020

Council Roundtable Discussion

Council Roundtable Discussion

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 2:00 p.m.

Virtual Meeting via GoToMeeting, alsostreamed on City7 http://www.ci.independence.mo.us/city7/livevideoand YouTube.

Agenda:  Call to Order/Roll Call/GoToMeeting Testing/Adjournment

 

Virtual Meeting