City of Independence, Missouri

Calendar of Events




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9/1/2018

Experiential History Program

Have you ever wished you could step back in time and speak with a person from the past? Every Saturday, May through September, you can do just that in historic Independence, Missouri. First person interpreters portray characters from various time periods to bring history to life for residents and visitors alike. Interpreters will be on-site at the historic Independence Square, the 1827 Log Courthouse, the National Frontier Trails Museum, the Chicago and Alton Depot, and the Vaile Mansion. This weekend, make Independence your destination for fun and learning!

Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free

National Frontier Trails Museum, 318 W. Pacific


9/3/2018

Labor Day Holiday

City offices will be closed in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


9/4/2018

Beginners Yoga at the Independence Uptown Market

Join us at the NEW Independence Uptown Market and learn basic Yoga poses in this progressive class. Reduce stress and improve flexibility! Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Session begins Sep 4 for 6 sessions $20 / 6-week session Call 816.325.7370 for more information.

Independence Uptown Market, 211 W. Truman Road


9/4/2018

City Council Meeting

The City Council will meet at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers.

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


9/4/2018

Kids Yoga at the Independence Uptown Market

Join us at the new Independence Uptown Market for Kids Yoga. Play! Breathe! Strengthen! Tue, Sep 4 - Oct 9. 5:30-6:15 p.. $20 / child Limited class size - advanced registration is suggested Call 816.325.7370 to register or for additional information.

Independence Uptown Market, 211 W. Truman Road


9/5/2018

Independence Uptown Farmers' Market

Come visit the Independence Uptown Market! A variety of produce, jams, jellies, honey, craft items and many other items are available for purchase on Wednesdays and Saturdays 6 a.m. - 1 p.m. for purchase. For more information, please visit www.independenceuptownmarket.com

Independence Uptown Market, 211 W. Truman Road


9/6/2018

Heritage Commission Meeting

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


9/8/2018

Experiential History Program

Have you ever wished you could step back in time and speak with a person from the past? Every Saturday, May through September, you can do just that in historic Independence, Missouri. First person interpreters portray characters from various time periods to bring history to life for residents and visitors alike. Interpreters will be on-site at the historic Independence Square, the 1827 Log Courthouse, the National Frontier Trails Museum, the Chicago and Alton Depot, and the Vaile Mansion. This weekend, make Independence your destination for fun and learning!

Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free

National Frontier Trails Museum, 318 W. Pacific


9/8/2018

Hummingbird Festival

9 am - 3:30 pm Saturday, September 8, 2018 Drawn to George Owens Nature Park by more than 50 feeders and native wildflowers, dozens of Ruby-throated hummingbirds stop over every day during fall migration. We'll have a licensed hummingbird bander, migration games & activities, native plants to attract hummingbirds and more. Call 816.325.7115 for more information. Note: The Hummingbird Trail will stay up throughout their migration season. (August into the first part of October)

George Owens Nature Park, 1601 S. Speck Rd.


9/8/2018

Independence Uptown Farmers' Market

Come visit the Independence Uptown Market! A variety of produce, jams, jellies, honey, craft items and many other items are available for purchase on Wednesdays and Saturdays 6 a.m. - 1 p.m. for purchase. For more information, please visit www.independenceuptownmarket.com

Independence Uptown Market, 211 W. Truman Road


9/10/2018

City Council Study Session

The City Council will meet for a Study Session at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers.

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


9/11/2018

Beginners Yoga at the Indpendnece Uptown Market

Join us at the NEW Independence Uptown Market and learn basic Yoga poses in this progressive class. Reduce stress and improve flexibility! Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Session begins Sep 4 for 6 sessions $20 / 6-week session Call 816.325.7370 for more information.

Independence Uptown Market, 211 W. Truman Road


9/11/2018

Kids Yoga at the Independence Uptown Market

Join us at the new Independence Uptown Market for Kids Yoga. Play! Breathe! Strengthen! Tue, Sep 4 - Oct 9. 5:30-6:15 p.. $20 / child Limited class size - advanced registration is suggested Call 816.325.7370 to register or for additional information.

Independence Uptown Market, 211 W. Truman Road


9/11/2018

Planning Commission Meeting

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

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


9/12/2018

Afternoon Dance - 2nd & 4th Wednesdays 1:00- 3:00 p.m. $4

Dance to the music of the Michael Lawrence Group! Bring store bought foods without potentially contaminating ingredients, a dish to put it in and we’ll provide beverages.

Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.


9/12/2018

Independence Uptown Farmers' Market

Come visit the Independence Uptown Market! A variety of produce, jams, jellies, honey, craft items and many other items are available for purchase on Wednesdays and Saturdays 6 a.m. - 1 p.m. for purchase. For more information, please visit www.independenceuptownmarket.com

Independence Uptown Market, 211 W. Truman Road


9/13/2018

Pancakes in the Park & Hummingbird Trail 9:00 a.m. $5.00 pp

Enjoy all you can eat pancakes catered by the famous Chris Cakes during Pancakes in the Park at George Owens Nature Park. Afterwards, take a stroll on the trail where more than 50 feeders attract swarms of migrating hummingbirds. Co-Sponsored with Fairmount Community Center and George Owens Nature Park.
Deadline to pre-register: September 10 Price: $5

George Owens Nature Park, 1601 S. Speck Rd.


9/14/2018

Independence History Wagon Rides 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. $10 pp

Take a wagon ride around the Square area while hearing of the history of this great town we live in. *You must be able to walk up three narrow steps in the wagon which is non-ADA accessible. Provided by Ralph Gold-smith, historian & storyteller.  Wagon will pick you up at Palmer Center
Deadline to Pre-Register: September 10 Price: $10

Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.


9/15/2018

Experiential History Program

Have you ever wished you could step back in time and speak with a person from the past? Every Saturday, May through September, you can do just that in historic Independence, Missouri. First person interpreters portray characters from various time periods to bring history to life for residents and visitors alike. Interpreters will be on-site at the historic Independence Square, the 1827 Log Courthouse, the National Frontier Trails Museum, the Chicago and Alton Depot, and the Vaile Mansion. This weekend, make Independence your destination for fun and learning!

Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free

National Frontier Trails Museum, 318 W. Pacific


9/15/2018

Independence Uptown Farmers' Market

Come visit the Independence Uptown Market! A variety of produce, jams, jellies, honey, craft items and many other items are available for purchase on Wednesdays and Saturdays 6 a.m. - 1 p.m. for purchase. For more information, please visit www.independenceuptownmarket.com

Independence Uptown Market, 211 W. Truman Road


9/17/2018

City Council Meeting

The City Council will meet at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers.

Chicago & Alton Depot, 318 W. Pacific


9/17/2018

Diabetes Self Management Class Mondays 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Mondays, 9/17—10/22 from 12:30 pm—2:30 pm
How does diabetes affects your body? Learn valuable
information for managing diabetes, such as how to make
sense of your own blood sugar numbers, in this free
evidenced based course. You will have the chance to be a
part of a small group who will learn through games,
activities and supportive conversations with in that group.
Pre-registration by September 14 is required.

Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.


9/18/2018

Beginners Yoga at the Indpendence Uptown Market

Join us at the NEW Independence Uptown Market and learn basic Yoga poses in this progressive class. Reduce stress and improve flexibility! Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Session begins Sep 4 for 6 sessions $20 / 6-week session Call 816.325.7370 for more information.

Independence Uptown Market, 211 W. Truman Road


9/18/2018

Kids Yoga at the Independence Uptown Market

Join us at the new Independence Uptown Market for Kids Yoga. Play! Breathe! Strengthen! Tue, Sep 4 - Oct 9. 5:30-6:15 p.. $20 / child Limited class size - advanced registration is suggested Call 816.325.7370 to register or for additional information.

Independence Uptown Market, 211 W. Truman Road


9/19/2018

Independence Uptown Farmers' Market

Come visit the Independence Uptown Market! A variety of produce, jams, jellies, honey, craft items and many other items are available for purchase on Wednesdays and Saturdays 6 a.m. - 1 p.m. for purchase. For more information, please visit www.independenceuptownmarket.com

Independence Uptown Market, 211 W. Truman Road


9/20/2018

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


9/20/2018

Yoga in the Park

Come join Cindy Newland as she teaches yoga in the park on Tuesday, September 20, 6 - 7 p.m. at the new Independence Uptown Market. It's FREE to participate; we just ask that you bring a yoga mat with you. If you have any questions, please contact Selena Good at sgood@indepmo.org.


9/21/2018

September is National Center Center Month Celebration 12:20 p.m.

Join us on the patio for a celebration with music, ice cream novelties and fun

Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.


9/22/2018

Experiential History Program

Have you ever wished you could step back in time and speak with a person from the past? Every Saturday, May through September, you can do just that in historic Independence, Missouri. First person interpreters portray characters from various time periods to bring history to life for residents and visitors alike. Interpreters will be on-site at the historic Independence Square, the 1827 Log Courthouse, the National Frontier Trails Museum, the Chicago and Alton Depot, and the Vaile Mansion. This weekend, make Independence your destination for fun and learning!

Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free

National Frontier Trails Museum, 318 W. Pacific


9/22/2018

Independence Uptown Farmers' Market

Come visit the Independence Uptown Market! A variety of produce, jams, jellies, honey, craft items and many other items are available for purchase on Wednesdays and Saturdays 6 a.m. - 1 p.m. for purchase. For more information, please visit www.independenceuptownmarket.com

Independence Uptown Market, 211 W. Truman Road


9/24/2018

City Council Study Session

The City Council will meet for a Study Session at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers.

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


9/24/2018

Clowning 101 10:30 a.m.

Explore what it feels like to tune into your
curiosities and let go, and play. Clowning is not
just about the makeup, costumes, and balloons.
It is also being free to seek and accept our inner
self–the funny and fun-loving self and open the
doors to find ways to express and share that joy with
others. During this program you will learn the history of
clowning, types of clown characters and their hierarchy,
various make up designs, costuming, and fun facts about
clowns. Pre-registration by September 17 is required.

Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.


9/24/2018

Diabetes Self Management Class Mondays 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Mondays, 9/17—10/22 from 12:30 pm—2:30 pm
How does diabetes affects your body? Learn valuable
information for managing diabetes, such as how to make
sense of your own blood sugar numbers, in this free
evidenced based course. You will have the chance to be a
part of a small group who will learn through games,
activities and supportive conversations with in that group.
Pre-registration by September 14 is required.

Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.


9/25/2018

Beginners Yoga at the Independence Uptown Market

Join us at the NEW Independence Uptown Market and learn basic Yoga poses in this progressive class. Reduce stress and improve flexibility! Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Session begins Sep 4 for 6 sessions $20 / 6-week session Call 816.325.7370 for more information.

Independence Uptown Market, 211 W. Truman Road


9/25/2018

Kids Yoga at the Independence Uptown Market

Join us at the new Independence Uptown Market for Kids Yoga. Play! Breathe! Strengthen! Tue, Sep 4 - Oct 9. 5:30-6:15 p.. $20 / child Limited class size - advanced registration is suggested Call 816.325.7370 to register or for additional information.

Independence Uptown Market, 211 W. Truman Road


9/25/2018

Planning Commission Meeting

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

City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Ground Floor


9/26/2018

Afternoon Dance - 2nd & 4th Wednesdays 1:00- 3:00 p.m. $4

Dance to the music of the Michael Lawrence Group! Bring store bought foods without potentially contaminating ingredients, a dish to put it in and we’ll provide beverages.

Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.


9/26/2018

Independence Uptown Farmers' Market

Come visit the Independence Uptown Market! A variety of produce, jams, jellies, honey, craft items and many other items are available for purchase on Wednesdays and Saturdays 6 a.m. - 1 p.m. for purchase. For more information, please visit www.independenceuptownmarket.com

Independence Uptown Market, 211 W. Truman Road


9/29/2018

Experiential History Program

Have you ever wished you could step back in time and speak with a person from the past? Every Saturday, May through September, you can do just that in historic Independence, Missouri. First person interpreters portray characters from various time periods to bring history to life for residents and visitors alike. Interpreters will be on-site at the historic Independence Square, the 1827 Log Courthouse, the National Frontier Trails Museum, the Chicago and Alton Depot, and the Vaile Mansion. This weekend, make Independence your destination for fun and learning!

Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free

National Frontier Trails Museum, 318 W. Pacific


9/29/2018

Independence Uptown Farmers' Market

Come visit the Independence Uptown Market! A variety of produce, jams, jellies, honey, craft items and many other items are available for purchase on Wednesdays and Saturdays 6 a.m. - 1 p.m. for purchase. For more information, please visit www.independenceuptownmarket.com

Independence Uptown Market, 211 W. Truman Road