City of Independence, Missouri

Palmer Center Activities and Events for November 2022

The Palmer Center at 218A N. Pleasant St. in Independence 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 November 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.


Annual Senior’s Christmas Celebration Friday, December 9 at 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Palmer Center Gymnasium. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Lunch served at noon.  Pastries and pre-party entertainment in the dining room from 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Take your picture with Santa, enjoy a holiday meal, and enter the door prize drawing. Reserved seating - Choose the table you would like to sit at when you purchase your ticket.  Tickets are $8.00 and go on sale November 1st.


Celebrate Squash - Friday, November 4 at 10:45 a.m.

Mashed, pureed, or pied. Discover ways to enjoy this versatile fall favorite. Co-sponsored by Natural Grocer.


Are You Ready? - Tuesday, November 8 at 12:15 p.m.

The final session of the year, Are You Ready? Emergency Preparedness series, will include information on the topic of Emergency Financial First Aid, followed by an end of session celebration. Instructor: Dawn Miller


Veteran’s Recognition - Thursday, November 10 at 12:30 p.m.

 Join us in the Palmer Center Dining Room, Co-Sponsored by One Community Hospice, for a program honoring our veterans. Thank you for your service, Veterans!


Veteran’s Cafe – Thursday, November 10 at 10:30 a.m.

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


Trim the Tree and Deck the Halls - Tuesday, November 29 at 10:00 a.m.

Help create a festive atmosphere by decorating the Palmer Center dining room tree and putting up other decorations for the holidays.


Claim — Medicare Part D Sign Up

The Medicare open enrollment period occurs every year between October 15 and December 7, with coverage changes taking effect on January 1. Compare plans and check your coverage with a trained Claim Counselor through a telephone appointment. To schedule your appointment, call 1-800-390-3330.