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Dec
06
Make N' Take Workshop
The Make N' Take workshops are held at the Independence Uptown Market and they change each month. These workshops are really popular and range from wreaths, terrariums and other featured DIY crafts. To find out more information or to register, please call the front desk at the Truman Memorial Building                      816-325-7843. All of these workshops require preregistration.
Dec
06
SENIOR’S CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION 11:00 a.m.
Friday, December 6Palmer Center Gymnasium11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Doors open at 10:30 a.m.Muffins and pre-party entertainment in the dining roomfrom 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Get your picture taken with Santa, enjoy a holiday meal, enter the door prize drawing, and enjoy the pre-party entertainment.We will again be doing reserved seating. Choose the table you would like to sit at when you purchase your ticket.
Dec
06
2019 Mayor's Christmas Tree in the Holiday Forest Lighting Ceremony
6-6:30pm Bring the family out to watch the Mayor's Christmas Tree in the Holiday Forest light up for the season. Lighting Ceremony is from 6-6:30 and former Royal's outfielder Jim Eisenreich will flip the switch to turn on the lights in 2019. Kathy Quinn will emcee the nights events. This event is brought to you by the City of Independence, Greg's Lock & Key and Center Point Medical Center. Hiram Young Park will light up nightly from Dec 6, 2019 - Jan 7, 2020.
Dec
07
Mayor's Christmas Carnival
Celebrate the season from 9 a.m. - Noon with this FREE annual family event hosted by the City of Independence Parks/Recreation/Tourism Department.  Enjoy a variety of carnival games and activities, balloon creations, prizes, and popcorn.  Each child will have the opportunity to visit with Santa and receive a gift bag.  Remember to bring your camera to take pictures with Santa!Free admission.  Free parking.
Dec
08
Make N' Take Terrarium Workshop
Join us during the Uptown Flea Market for a Make N' Take terrarium workshop from 12:30 -2 PM. Cost is $20 per person. All supplies are included.                      Pre-registration is required. Please call 816-325-7843 to register. 
Dec
08
Uptown Flea Market
The Independence Uptown Flea Market meets the 2nd Sunday of each month from 11AM-4PM The flea market is indoors during the cooler months and will be outdoors during the summer months. For vendor information please call 816-325-7843. There is no entry fee for shoppers. 
Dec
08
Make N' Take Workshop
The Make N' Take workshops are held at the Independence Uptown Market and they change each month. These workshops are really popular and range from wreaths, terrariums and other featured DIY crafts. To find out more information or to register, please call the front desk at the Truman Memorial Building                      816-325-7843. All of these workshops require preregistration.
Dec
09
City Council Study Session
The City Council will meet for a Council Study Session in the Council Chambers located on the lower-level of City Hall, 111 E. Maple, at 6 p.m. This meeting is open to the public and can also be viewed live online or on City7 (Channel 7 for Comcast viewers). 
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