City of Independence, Missouri

Calendar of Events




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10/2/2017

Citizens With Disabilities Advisory Board

The Citizens with Disabilities Advisory Board will meet beginning at 4:30 p.m. in Conference Room D, unless posted differently.

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


10/2/2017

City Council Meeting

The City Council meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers.

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


10/3/2017

Heritage Commission Meeting

The Heritage Commission meeting begins at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers, unless otherwise posted.

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


10/5/2017

Board of Health Meeting

Board of Health meeting at 6 p.m. in the Health Department Conference Room.

Independence Health Dept., 515 S. Liberty St.


10/5/2017

Family Bike Ride 6:30 pm

Join the Independence Health Department and Peddler's Cycling Shop for a family friendly bike ride. This is a no-drop, casual, 5 - 10 mile ride thorugh Independence. It's FREE and open to all ages. Remember to bring your bike, helmet and a friend. There will be a giveaway for an adult AND youth bike open to all participants.

Peddler's Cycling anf Fitness (139 E. Lexington Ave, Independence MO 64050)


10/9/2017

City Council Study Session

The City Council Study Session will begin at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers.

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


10/10/2017

Citizens Advisory Board on Solid Waste Management

Meeting from 5 - 6:30 p.m. in Conference Room D.

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


10/10/2017

Planning Commission

The Planning Commission meets at 6 p.m., usually on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month, in Council Chambers. Date may change due to holidays.

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


10/16/2017

City Council Meeting

The City Council meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers.

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


10/19/2017

Board of Adjustment

Board of Adjustment meeting beginning at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers.

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


10/19/2017

Family Walk 6 - 7 p.m.

Join the Independence Health Department for a mile walk at Waterfall Park (4501 S. Bass Pro Drive, Independence, Missouri, 64055) at 6 p.m. Bring a friend and your walking shoes.

Waterfall Park, 4501 S. Bass Pro Dr.


10/19/2017

Japanese Sister City Committee

The Japanese Sister City Committee meets on the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Truman Memorial Building unless posted differently.

Truman Memorial Building, 416 W. Maple


10/20/2017

Enchanted Forest

Friday & Saturday, October 20 & 21 Friday & Saturday, October 27 & 28 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. A non-scary Halloween event for the whole family. Watch scenes come alive in the Enchanted Forest while walking a paved trail through the woods. The evening finishes with a hay ride. $3 per person at the gate (cash or credit card accepted) For additional information or in case of inclement weather call 816.325.7370 or 816.325.7115 All bags are subject to search / No smoking on park property

George Owens Nature Park, 1601 S. Speck Rd.


10/21/2017

Emergency Preparedness Community Class

Independence Emergency Preparedness offers free monthly community classes throughout the year, from 10 a.m. to noon on the third Saturday of the month. For additional information see the website at www.indepmoep.org www.indepmoep.orgwww.indepmoep.org

2017 Class Schedule and Topics:

January 21 and July 15 - Utility Safety

February 18 and October 21 - Weather Safety

March 18 and August 19 - First Aid Basics

April 15 and September 16 - 72-Hour Kits

May 20 and November 18 - Emergency Family Plans

June 17 and December 16 - Food Storage and Prep

Fire Station #1, 950 N. Spring Street, Independence


10/21/2017

Enchanted Forest (2 of 4 nights)

Friday & Saturday, October 20 & 21 Friday & Saturday, October 27 & 28 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. A non-scary Halloween event for the whole family. Watch scenes come alive in the Enchanted Forest while walking a paved trail through the woods. The evening finishes with a hay ride. $3 per person at the gate (cash or credit card accepted) For additional information or in case of inclement weather call 816.325.7370 or 816.325.7115 All bags are subject to search / No smoking on park property

George Owens Nature Park, 1601 S. Speck Rd.


10/23/2017

City Council Study Session

The City Council will meet at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers.

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


10/24/2017

Planning Commission

The Planning Commission meets at 6 p.m., usually on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month, in Council Chambers. Date may change due to holidays.

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


10/27/2017

Enchanted Forest (3 of 4 nights)

Friday & Saturday, October 20 & 21 Friday & Saturday, October 27 & 28 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. A non-scary Halloween event for the whole family. Watch scenes come alive in the Enchanted Forest while walking a paved trail through the woods. The evening finishes with a hay ride. $3 per person at the gate (cash or credit card accepted) For additional information or in case of inclement weather call 816.325.7370 or 816.325.7115 All bags are subject to search / No smoking on park property

George Owens Nature Park, 1601 S. Speck Rd.


10/28/2017

DEA Prescription Drug Take-Back

If you have leftover prescription drugs or outdated over-the-counter medications and need a way to dispose of them, the Independence Police Department is again participating in the semi-annual Prescription Drug collection event. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 28, come to the free drop-off location in the large parking lot north of City Hall. Look for the large box truck with police markings close to Truman Road. Just drive up and drop off. Labels do not have to be removed; everything dropped off will be sealed in containers and taken to be incinerated. No record or log is kept. No inhalers or needles are accepted; however, pre-loaded syringes with the needles removed and EpiPens are accepted. Veterinary drugs are also accepted. For more information contact Sgt. Phil Hininger at 816-325-7279.

City Hall parking lot, north side, at 111 E. Maple


10/28/2017

Enchanted Forest (4 of 4 nights)

Friday & Saturday, October 20 & 21 Friday & Saturday, October 27 & 28 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. A non-scary Halloween event for the whole family. Watch scenes come alive in the Enchanted Forest while walking a paved trail through the woods. The evening finishes with a hay ride. $3 per person at the gate (cash or credit card accepted) For additional information or in case of inclement weather call 816.325.7370 or 816.325.7115 All bags are subject to search / No smoking on park property

George Owens Nature Park, 1601 S. Speck Rd.