City of Independence, Missouri

Calendar of Events





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1/1/2020

New Year's Day Holiday

City offices will be closed in observance of the New Year's Day holiday.

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


1/6/2020

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


1/6/2020

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.)


1/7/2020

CDBG/HOME Public Meeting 3:30 p.m. January 7th, 2020

The City of Independence is in the process of developing its Annual Action Plan for the allocation of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Program funds that it expects to receive during the period of FY 2020-2021. It is anticipated that the City will receive approximately $1,200,000 over the year to support housing and community development activities that benefit low and moderate income people.

In order to gather input concerning community needs and priorities for expenditure of this funding, the City is inviting its citizens, agencies, businesses, and other interested parties to participate in the public meeting January 7th, 2020.

        

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


1/7/2020

Heritage Commission Meeting

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


1/7/2020

Safety Tips for Seniors - 10:45 p.m.

Our guest speaker will share important safety tips for seniors on several topics including fall prevention tips, fire and kitchen safety tips, and car, home, and financial tips   Tuesday, January 7

Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.


1/7/2020
– 3/31/2020

The Original Tindall Art Show

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, 2020 Tue-Sat: 8:30am - 5:00pm (816)325-7115

George Owens Nature Park, 1601 S. Speck Rd.


1/8/2020

Council Interview Committee-4:00 p.m.

Council InterviewCommittee

Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 4:00 p.m.

111 E. Maple Ave., 64050

City Hall-Third Floor


1/8/2020

DIY Lotions - 10:45 a.m.

Come learn fun, easy do-it-yourself ways to make body care items using oils, foods, and everyday ingredients at home. There will be magnesium lotion samples, soap samples, and recipes for DIY lotion. Co-sponsored by Natural Grocers.


1/8/2020

Tindall Talks (1 of 6)

11am - Noon DeWitt Center at George Owens Nature Park. In depth discussion of Independence native, Robert E. Tindall (1913-1983), who studied under Thomas Hart Benton. View a number of Mr. Tindall's artwork and learn about his life and paintings. (816)-325-7115.

George Owens Nature Park, 1601 S. Speck Rd.


1/8/2020

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.)


1/9/2020

City Theatre of Independence presents:

"Exit Laughing"


Written by Paul Elliott
Directed by Mark Hamilton

January 9, 10, 11, 17 & 18   7:30 p.m. curtain
January 19                            2 p.m. curtain

Tickets:
General Admission   $15
Seniors/Students       $13
Dinner Theatre         $30 (First Saturday of the Show)

For Dinner Theatre reservations, call (816) 325-7367 and follow prompts.


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


1/9/2020

Veteran's Cafe 10:30 a.m.

VETERAN’S CAFE Thursdays, 1/9 & 2/13 

Join other Veterans and family members for coffee, pastries, conversation, and learning about veteran benefits. Co-Sponsored by Good Shepherd Hospice.

Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.


1/10/2020

City Theatre of Independence presents:

"Exit Laughing"


Written by Paul Elliott
Directed by Mark Hamilton

January 9, 10, 11, 17 & 18   7:30 p.m. curtain
January 19                            2 p.m. curtain

Tickets:
General Admission   $15
Seniors/Students       $13
Dinner Theatre         $30 (First Saturday of the Show)

For Dinner Theatre reservations, call (816) 325-7367 and follow prompts.


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


1/10/2020

Electric Utility Rates Council Committee

Electric Utility Rates Council Committee

Friday, January 10, 2020 10 a.m.
Conference Room A
City Hall, 111 E Maple Ave., Third Floor

City Hall-Third Floor


1/10/2020

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.)


1/11/2020

City Theatre of Independence presents:

"Exit Laughing"


Written by Paul Elliott
Directed by Mark Hamilton

January 9, 10, 11, 17 & 18   7:30 p.m. curtain
January 19                            2 p.m. curtain

Tickets:
General Admission   $15
Seniors/Students       $13
Dinner Theatre         $30 (First Saturday of the Show)

For Dinner Theatre reservations, call (816) 325-7367 and follow prompts.


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


1/13/2020

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


1/13/2020

Diversity and Inclusion Taskforce-1 p.m.

Diversityand Inclusion Taskforce

Monday, January 13, 2020, 1:00 p.m.

111 E. Maple Ave., 64050

Conference Room A

City Hall-Third Floor


1/13/2020

Electric Utility Rates Council Committee-5:15 p.m.

 

                             ElectricUtility Rates

                       Council Committee

              Monday, January 13, 2020, 5:15 p.m.

                                 Conference Room A

                                               CityHall, 111 E. Maple, Third Floor

City Hall-Third Floor


1/13/2020

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.)


1/15/2020

2020 PALMER'S TRAVEL PROGRAM PREVIEW 1:00 P.M.

Wednesday, 1/15/20 at 1:00 p.m. 

Pre-register by 1/10/20 
Join us for an afternoon of meeting fellow travelers, learning about upcoming trips, refreshments, and door prizes! Bring along your calendar so you can start “saving the dates” for upcoming tours!

Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.


1/15/2020

Quarterly Public Safety Tax Oversight Committee Meeting

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Conference Room D, lower level of City Hall


1/15/2020

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.)


1/16/2020

Board of Adjustment Meeting

The Board of Adjustment will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers.

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


1/16/2020

Dementia 101 - 10:45 a.m.

Understanding the disease and how it affects the brain leads to better communication, care and interactions for those living with dementia and their care partners. Come learn about the diseases that cause dementia, as well as those that look like dementia but aren’t; the physiological changes that occur in the brain; normal vs. not normal age-related changes; risk factors; medications; and how to go about obtaining a diagnosis if you think you or someone you love may have dementia. Co-Sponsored by St. Mary’s Medical Center... Thursday, January 16

Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.


1/16/2020

PUAB 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.


1/17/2020

City Theatre of Independence presents:

"Exit Laughing"


Written by Paul Elliott
Directed by Mark Hamilton

January 9, 10, 11, 17 & 18   7:30 p.m. curtain
January 19                            2 p.m. curtain

Tickets:
General Admission   $15
Seniors/Students       $13
Dinner Theatre         $30 (First Saturday of the Show)

For Dinner Theatre reservations, call (816) 325-7367 and follow prompts.


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


1/17/2020

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 11:00 a.m.

HONORING DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.  

We will honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by learning about his life and listening to his famous “I Have a Dream” speech, Friday, January 17

Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.


1/17/2020

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.)


1/18/2020

City Theatre of Independence presents:

"Exit Laughing"


Written by Paul Elliott
Directed by Mark Hamilton

January 9, 10, 11, 17 & 18   7:30 p.m. curtain
January 19                            2 p.m. curtain

Tickets:
General Admission   $15
Seniors/Students       $13
Dinner Theatre         $30 (First Saturday of the Show)

For Dinner Theatre reservations, call (816) 325-7367 and follow prompts.


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


1/18/2020

Tindall Talks (2 of 6)

11am - Noon DeWitt Center at George Owens Nature Park. In depth discussion of Independence native, Robert E. Tindall (1913-1983), who studied under Thomas Hart Benton. View a number of Mr. Tindall's artwork and learn about his life and paintings. (816)-325-7115.

George Owens Nature Park, 1601 S. Speck Rd.


1/19/2020

City Theatre of Independence presents:

"Exit Laughing"


Written by Paul Elliott
Directed by Mark Hamilton

January 9, 10, 11, 17 & 18   7:30 p.m. curtain
January 19                            2 p.m. curtain

Tickets:
General Admission   $15
Seniors/Students       $13
Dinner Theatre         $30 (First Saturday of the Show)

For Dinner Theatre reservations, call (816) 325-7367 and follow prompts.


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


1/20/2020

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Celebration

Join us for this annual event celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. at the Truman Memorial Building.

Guest speaker is Roger Napue, a Nicodemus Kansas Historical Society board member.

Recipients of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 8th Grade Essay Contest and the John Olivarez Scholarship Essay Contest will be announced.

Truman Memorial Building, 416 W. Maple


1/20/2020

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

City offices will be closed in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.


1/21/2020

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


1/21/2020

Truman Memorial Scholarship Fund Candidate Selection Committee Meeting-2:30 p.m.

TRUMANMEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

CANDIDATESELECTION COMMITTEE MEETING

 

Tuesday, January 21,2020, 2:30 p.m.

111 E. Maple Ave.

City Hall, CouncilConference Room, Third Floor

City Hall-Third Floor


1/22/2020

Snowballs and More -- 10:30 a.m.

Have some winter fun with an indoor marshmallow “snowball” fight, winter games, and refreshments.  Wednesday, January 22

Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.


1/22/2020

Tindall Talks (3 of 6)

11am - Noon DeWitt Center at George Owens Nature Park. In depth discussion of Independence native, Robert E. Tindall (1913-1983), who studied under Thomas Hart Benton. View a number of Mr. Tindall's artwork and learn about his life and paintings. (816)-325-7115.

George Owens Nature Park, 1601 S. Speck Rd.


1/22/2020

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.)


1/24/2020

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.)


1/27/2020

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


1/27/2020

Diversity and Inclusion Taskforce-1 p.m.

Diversityand Inclusion Taskforce

Monday, January 27, 2020, 1:00 p.m.

111 E. Maple Ave., 64050

Conference Room A

City Hall-Third Floor


1/27/2020

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.)


1/28/2020

Brain Bender -- 10:45 a.m.

BRAIN BENDER 

Come have some fun while giving your brain a workout. Co-sponsored by Monterey Park.  Tuesdays January 28 and February 25

Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.


1/28/2020

Planning Commission Meeting

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

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


1/29/2020

Stormwater Sales Tax Oversight Committee

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.


1/29/2020

Toddler Town