City of Independence, Missouri

Calendar of Events





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10/2/2021

Farmer's Market at the Independence Uptown Market

Saturdays, May - October 8AM - 1PM

Wednesdays, June - September 8AM - 1PM

Exception: Closed on Holidays

Independence Uptown Market, 211 W. Truman Road


10/2/2021

Human Relations Commission-Cultural and Heritage Skateboard Competition

Hill Park, (23rd and Maywood)

Registration at 10am Competition starts at Noon

*Quorum of the HRC may be present

Hill Park, 2201 S. Maywood Ave.


10/4/2021

BARE BONES ART 10:30 TO 12:30

Bring your own project, create together, help each other! Participants will be able to display their work in our case on the lower level. Host: Al Rudd

Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.


10/4/2021

City Council Meeting-6 p.m.

Hybrid Meeting held in the Council Chambers and Microsoft Teams, also streamed on City7 http://indep.us/city7 and on YouTube indep.us/YouTube.  

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


10/4/2021

Slovak Sister City Committee Meeting - 11:00 a.m.

The Slovak Sister City Committee will meet at 11:00 a.m. at Sugar Creek City Hall Council Chambers and virtually via Zoom.

103 S. Sterling, Sugar Creek, MO 64054 and via Zoom


10/6/2021

Health Department Operations Committee

This meeting will be held in-person in City Hall Conference Room A at 3 pm

City Hall, 111 E Maple, 3rd Floor


10/6/2021

OPEN MUSIC JAM 12:30 - 2:30 FREE

Bring your instrument and join the jam session. You can also sign up to sing a song, sit back and enjoy the music, or get up and dance

Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.


10/7/2021

Advisory Board of Health

Meeting held virtually at 6 pm.  Public can join by logging into Microsoft Teams at indep.us/advisoryboardofhealth100721

Virtual


10/7/2021

Stormwater Sales Tax Oversight Committee - 4:30 p.m.

Quarterly meeting 

Virtual Meeting via Microsoft Teams, also streamed on City7 https://www.ci.independence.mo.us/city7/livevideo and YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/IndependenceMissouri/live


10/8/2021

Personnel Board Meeting

The Personnel Board will meet at 10:00 AM at the Independence Utilities Center, Room 117.

Independence Utilities Center, 17221 E. 23rd St. S., Independence, MO


10/9/2021

Drop-Off Depot

Location: 875 Vista Avenue, 1 mile east of M-291 on Truman Road, north on Vista Avenue
Hours: 8 AM - 3 PM
Independence residents only. Bring a valid driver's license or recent utility bill.
Residential only - No commercial waste allowed.

Cash or local check only. No credit cards, debit cards or coins accepted.
By MO State Statute, loads must be tarped or secured so that no part of the load can fall from the vehicle.
Prices at the Drop-Off Depot:
Prices are based on the type of vehicle used, not the contents of the load (except tires and appliances). The same prices apply to both trash and brush.
Car - $30
Pickup Truck, SUV, Van - $40
Trailer 8 feet or less - $50
Trailer over 8 feet - $60
Tires - 5 or less - No fee
Tires - More than 5 - Above vehicle fees apply
Vehicles pulling trailers - If both the vehicle and the trailer contain items for disposal, you will be charged for both.
For full list of items accepted visit indep.us/dropoffdepo

875 Vista Avenue


10/9/2021

Farmer's Market at the Independence Uptown Market

Saturdays, May - October 8AM - 1PM

Wednesdays, June - September 8AM - 1PM

Exception: Closed on Holidays

Independence Uptown Market, 211 W. Truman Road


10/9/2021

Second Saturday Autumn Architecture Tour

The Independence Heritage Commission is pleased to announce the returnof our annual historic architectural walking tours offered on second Saturdays eachfall. Tours are free to the public and start at 10am. Due to schedulingconflicts on the Square this year, we will meet in front of the National ParkService Truman Visitors and Ticketing Center at the corner of Truman and Main.

In celebration of Missouri’s bicentennial, this year’s topics are “A Look Back at Independence: 1921" on September 11, “Independence Square Merchants of the 1840s” onOctober 9 and “Urban Renewal and its Impacts on our Built Environment” on November13. Walking tour routes will be less than two miles, however, good walkingshoes are recommended. Tours are held rain or shine.

National Park Service Truman Visitors & Ticketing Center at the corner of Truman & Main


10/11/2021

BARE BONES ART 10:30 TO 12:30

Bring your own project, create together, help each other! Participants will be able to display their work in our case on the lower level. Host: Al Rudd

Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.


10/11/2021
Canceled

City Council Study Session-6 p.m.

Hybrid Meeting held in the Council Chambers and Microsoft Teams, also streamed on City7 http://indep.us/city7 and on YouTube indep.us/YouTube.  

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


10/12/2021

Independence Tree Commission meeting

Independence Tree Commission will hold its monthly meeting at 5:30 PM.

Vaile Mansion, 1500 N. Liberty


10/12/2021

Planning Commission Meeting - 6:00 p.m.

The Planning Commission will meet at 6:00 p.m.  Virtual Meeting held via GoToMeeting, also on City7 Cable and on YouTube https://bit.ly/2JAW21T

Virtual Meeting via GoToMeeting


10/14/2021

Mayor's Advisory Commission on the Arts - 12:00 p.m.

The Mayor's Advisory Commission on the Arts will meet at noon on Thursday, October 14, 2021.

Virtual Meeting


10/14/2021

Water Main Replacement Project - Public Meeting

An open house public meeting to discuss information related to a water main replacement project along E. Gudgell Ave., generally from S. Dodgion Ave. east to S. Kings Highway, will be held from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 14, 2021 in Room 117 of the Independence Utilities Center, located at 17221 E. 23rd St.

City staff will be on hand to discuss the project with residents one-on-one. Notices were previously mailed to residents within the project area. Residents are encouraged to attend this public meeting to learn more about the proposed project and discuss any concerns they may have.


10/16/2021

Farmer's Market at the Independence Uptown Market

Saturdays, May - October 8AM - 1PM

Wednesdays, June - September 8AM - 1PM

Exception: Closed on Holidays

Independence Uptown Market, 211 W. Truman Road


10/18/2021

BARE BONES ART 10:30 TO 12:30

Bring your own project, create together, help each other! Participants will be able to display their work in our case on the lower level. Host: Al Rudd

Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.


10/18/2021

City Council Meeting-6 p.m.

Hybrid Meeting held in the Council Chambers and Microsoft Teams, also streamed on City7 http://indep.us/city7 and on YouTube indep.us/YouTube.  

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


10/19/2021

Emergency Services Commission meeting

Emergency Services Commission meeting; October 19th, 2021 @ 0800 


This is a virtual meeting via Microsoft TEAMS


10/20/2021

Independence Economic Development & Incentives Commission

The Independence Economic Development & Incentives Commission will meet at 6:00 p.m. via Microsoft Teams.

Virtually via Microsoft Teams


10/20/2021

OPEN MUSIC JAM 12:30 - 2:30 FREE

Bring your instrument and join the jam session. You can also sign up to sing a song, sit back and enjoy the music, or get up and dance

Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.


10/21/2021

Board of Adjustment Meeting - 6:30 p.m.

The Board of Adjustment will meet at 6:30 p.m.  Hybrid Meeting held in person and via Microsoft Teams, also on City7 Cable and on YouTube https://bit.ly/2JAW21T

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


10/21/2021

PUAB Meeting - 2:30 P.M.

In-Person Meeting, also streamed on YouTube https://bit.ly/2JAW21T .

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


10/22/2021

Enchanted Forest (1 of 4)

An outdoor family-friendly Halloween celebration where storybook, fairytale and popular characters come to life! 7:00-9:00 p.m. (if you are in line by 9pm, you will be able to enter the forest) $3 per person / stroller friendly event / all activities take place outdoors No alcohol - No smoking - No pets - No weapons Call 816.325.7115 for more information. This program is offered in partnership with the Powerhouse Theater Foundation and the City of Independence.

George Owens Nature Park, 1601 S. Speck Rd.


10/22/2021

Audit & Finance Committee - 2:30 p.m.

Audit and Finance Committee - 2:30 p.m.

Microsoft Teams Meeting

Microsoft Teams


10/23/2021

Enchanted Forest (2 of 4)

An outdoor family-friendly Halloween celebration where storybook, fairytale and popular characters come to life! 7:00-9:00 p.m. (if you are in line by 9pm, you will be able to enter the forest) $3 per person / stroller friendly event / all activities take place outdoors No alcohol - No smoking - No pets - No weapons Call 816.325.7115 for more information. This program is offered in partnership with the Powerhouse Theater Foundation and the City of Independence.

George Owens Nature Park, 1601 S. Speck Rd.


10/23/2021

Farmer's Market at the Independence Uptown Market

Saturdays, May - October 8AM - 1PM

Wednesdays, June - September 8AM - 1PM

Exception: Closed on Holidays

Independence Uptown Market, 211 W. Truman Road


10/25/2021

BARE BONES ART 10:30 TO 12:30

Bring your own project, create together, help each other! Participants will be able to display their work in our case on the lower level. Host: Al Rudd

Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.


10/25/2021

City Council Study Session-6 p.m.

Hybrid Meeting held in the Council Chambers and Microsoft Teams, also streamed on City7 http://indep.us/city7 and on YouTube indep.us/YouTube.  

Council Chambers & Teams


10/26/2021

Planning Commission Meeting - 6:00 p.m.

The Planning Commission will meet at 6:00 p.m.  Virtual Meeting held via GoToMeeting, also on City7 Cable and on YouTube https://bit.ly/2JAW21T

Virtual Meeting via GoToMeeting


10/27/2021

Independence Square Advisory Board

Independence Square Advisory Board Meeting, October 27, 2021 at 4:00 pm.

City Hall Conference Room A, upper floor, 111 E. Maple


10/29/2021

Enchanted Forest (3 of 4)

An outdoor family-friendly Halloween celebration where storybook, fairytale and popular characters come to life! 7:00-9:00 p.m. (if you are in line by 9pm, you will be able to enter the forest) $3 per person / stroller friendly event / all activities take place outdoors No alcohol - No smoking - No pets - No weapons Call 816.325.7115 for more information. This program is offered in partnership with the Powerhouse Theater Foundation and the City of Independence.

George Owens Nature Park, 1601 S. Speck Rd.


10/29/2021

HALLOWEEN PARTY 10:30

Come in costume (family friendly) and celebrate Halloween with a costume contest, refreshments, and fun.

Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.


10/30/2021

Enchanted Forest (4 of 4)

An outdoor family-friendly Halloween celebration where storybook, fairytale and popular characters come to life! 7:00-9:00 p.m. (if you are in line by 9pm, you will be able to enter the forest) $3 per person / stroller friendly event / all activities take place outdoors No alcohol - No smoking - No pets - No weapons Call 816.325.7115 for more information. This program is offered in partnership with the Powerhouse Theater Foundation and the City of Independence.

George Owens Nature Park, 1601 S. Speck Rd.


10/30/2021

Farmer's Market at the Independence Uptown Market

Saturdays, May - October 8AM - 1PM

Wednesdays, June - September 8AM - 1PM

Exception: Closed on Holidays

Independence Uptown Market, 211 W. Truman Road