City of Independence, Missouri

Palmer Center Activities and Events for July 2022

The Palmer Center at 218A N. Pleasant St. in Independence, MO is operated by the City of Independence and is dedicated to the mission of improving the overall health of adults 60+. For more information call (816) 325-6200 or visit the website Programs offered in July include:


This Month’s Highlighted Programs

Please note events will be held at the Palmer Center located at 218A N. Pleasant Street in Independence, Mo., unless otherwise indicated. Call (816) 325-6200 for registration or further information.


LAUGHTER YOGA Wednesday, July 6 at 11:00 - 11:20 a.m.

Free This unique exercise routine combines unconditional laughter with yogic breathing. Anyone can laugh without relying on humor and science shows the body does not differentiate between simulated and real laughter. Once the laughter is initiated as a group, real and contagious laughter usually follows leaving one feeling joyful and relaxed and promoting better health and well-being. Certified Instructor: Pam Burnham from Sugar Creek Parks and Recreation.


SOLAR CAR DISPLAY ON THE SQUARE Friday, July 8 at 12:30 p.m.

After lunch, walk as a group from The Palmer Center to the Independence Square to see the solar cars that are participating in the American Solar Challenge.


NEW THEATRE, Wednesday, September 28 at 10:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. $59

HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY By the time Hank Williams was twenty-five he was a superstar. Four years later, the world lost this extraordinary musician. The joy, humor, and music of this amazing talent is captured in Lost Highway Price: $59 Date: Registration opens July 13, 2022, Register by August 24, 2022


ARE YOU READY? EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS SERIESTuesday, July 12, and July 26 at 12:15 p.m. Join us at The Palmer Center for this new FREE series every other Tuesday at 12:15 p.m. topics for July are July 12 – Stay Healthy Kit and July 26 – Off the Grid


VETERAN’S CAFE – Thursday, July 14 at 10:30 a.m.

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


HEALTH PRESENTATIONS BY DR. GARCIA Wednesday, July 20 at 10:45 a.m.

Dr. Tess Garcia will share about a different health topic each month. July 20 - Arthritis Awareness