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10/3/2022

POP UP LIBRARY 12:30 P.M.

POP UP LIBRARY Monday 10/3 at 12:30 p.m. A representative from Mid-Continent Public Library will provide individual technology assistance and a pop up library where you can conduct library business and check out materials.

Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.


10/7/2022

Encore Theatre presents "Clue On Stage"

Encore Theatre is performing "Clue On Stage" directed by Sandy Dempsey. The performance is based on the screenplay by Jonathan Lynn, written by Sandy Rustin, original music by Michael Holland, and produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc.


Show Dates:
October 7, 8, 14 and 15 at 7pm
October 9 and 16 at 2pm

Tickets are $10 Adults, $8 Seniors, and $5 Children 12 and under.

For more information, call 816-325-7367 and follow the prompts.

Sermon Center, 201 N. Dodgion (SE Corner of Truman & Noland Rd.)


10/8/2022

Encore Theatre presents "Clue On Stage"

Encore Theatre is performing "Clue On Stage" directed by Sandy Dempsey. The performance is based on the screenplay by Jonathan Lynn, written by Sandy Rustin, original music by Michael Holland, and produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc.


Show Dates:
October 7, 8, 14 and 15 at 7pm
October 9 and 16 at 2pm

Tickets are $10 Adults, $8 Seniors, and $5 Children 12 and under.

For more information, call 816-325-7367 and follow the prompts.

Sermon Center, 201 N. Dodgion (SE Corner of Truman & Noland Rd.)


10/8/2022

Mayor's Trash Pick-up

Mayor Rory Rowland invites you to join him on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Rotary Park, 10615 E. 24th St. S., to help clean-up trash and debris.
Volunteers will meet at the Rotary Park Shelter to receive trash bags, gloves, and pickers. Long pants and closed-toe shoes are encouraged.

Rotary Park


10/9/2022

Encore Theatre presents "Clue On Stage"

Encore Theatre is performing "Clue On Stage" directed by Sandy Dempsey. The performance is based on the screenplay by Jonathan Lynn, written by Sandy Rustin, original music by Michael Holland, and produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc.


Show Dates:
October 7, 8, 14 and 15 at 7pm
October 9 and 16 at 2pm

Tickets are $10 Adults, $8 Seniors, and $5 Children 12 and under.

For more information, call 816-325-7367 and follow the prompts.

Sermon Center, 201 N. Dodgion (SE Corner of Truman & Noland Rd.)


10/9/2022

Stories by the Campfire (5 of 5)

1:30-3:00pm. Join us and storyteller Jim Two Crows Wallen for stories of Ghosts and Goblins and Monsters and Such. Bring your lawn chair and sit by a roaring fire with great stories. For individuals and families of all ages. 816.325.7115 for more information.

George Owens Nature Park, 1601 S. Speck Rd.


10/11/2022

Palmer Center Campfire visit to George Owens Nature Park

Palmer Center Campfire at George Owens Nature Park. Tuesday, 10/11 at 1:30 p.m. Meet on the patio at George Owens Lodge for a campfire with stories and S’mores. Registration required by calling 816-325-6200.

Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.


10/14/2022

Encore Theatre presents "Clue On Stage"

Encore Theatre is performing "Clue On Stage" directed by Sandy Dempsey. The performance is based on the screenplay by Jonathan Lynn, written by Sandy Rustin, original music by Michael Holland, and produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc.


Show Dates:
October 7, 8, 14 and 15 at 7pm
October 9 and 16 at 2pm

Tickets are $10 Adults, $8 Seniors, and $5 Children 12 and under.

For more information, call 816-325-7367 and follow the prompts.

Sermon Center, 201 N. Dodgion (SE Corner of Truman & Noland Rd.)


10/14/2022

SENIOR INFORMATION FAIR - 9:00 A,M TO NOON

Friday, October 14, 2022 - 9 A.M. to Noon • Helpful Information • Health Screenings • Door Prize Giveaways • Free Refreshments

Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.


10/15/2022

Encore Theatre presents "Clue On Stage"

Encore Theatre is performing "Clue On Stage" directed by Sandy Dempsey. The performance is based on the screenplay by Jonathan Lynn, written by Sandy Rustin, original music by Michael Holland, and produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc.


Show Dates:
October 7, 8, 14 and 15 at 7pm
October 9 and 16 at 2pm

Tickets are $10 Adults, $8 Seniors, and $5 Children 12 and under.

For more information, call 816-325-7367 and follow the prompts.

Sermon Center, 201 N. Dodgion (SE Corner of Truman & Noland Rd.)


10/16/2022

Encore Theatre presents "Clue On Stage"

Encore Theatre is performing "Clue On Stage" directed by Sandy Dempsey. The performance is based on the screenplay by Jonathan Lynn, written by Sandy Rustin, original music by Michael Holland, and produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc.


Show Dates:
October 7, 8, 14 and 15 at 7pm
October 9 and 16 at 2pm

Tickets are $10 Adults, $8 Seniors, and $5 Children 12 and under.

For more information, call 816-325-7367 and follow the prompts.

Sermon Center, 201 N. Dodgion (SE Corner of Truman & Noland Rd.)


10/21/2022

Enchanted Forest (Day 1 of 4)

7:00-9:00 pm. $3 per person (2 years and older) In the beautiful woods of George Owens Nature Park, children of all ages will be transported into the “Enchanted Forest” where storybook, fairy tale, and other popular characters come to life on your journey, which concludes with an old-fashioned hayride, and even more spectacular sights and sounds. Concessions sold at event. For more information call (816) 325-7115. Partnership with Powerhouse Theatre Foundation and Independence Parks| Recreation | Tourism.

George Owens Nature Park, 1601 S. Speck Rd.


10/22/2022

Enchanted Forest (Day 2 of 4)

7:00-9:00 pm. $3 per person (2 years and older) In the beautiful woods of George Owens Nature Park, children of all ages will be transported into the “Enchanted Forest” where storybook, fairy tale, and other popular characters come to life on your journey, which concludes with an old-fashioned hayride, and even more spectacular sights and sounds. Concessions sold at event. For more information call (816) 325-7115. Partnership with Powerhouse Theatre Foundation and Independence Parks| Recreation | Tourism.

George Owens Nature Park, 1601 S. Speck Rd.


10/22/2022

Independence Cultural Heritage Skate Competition

10am - 4pm Hill Park Skate Park. Skate Competition.

Hill Park, 2201 S. Maywood Ave.


10/28/2022

Enchanted Forest (Day 3 of 4)

7:00-9:00 pm. $3 per person (2 years and older) In the beautiful woods of George Owens Nature Park, children of all ages will be transported into the “Enchanted Forest” where storybook, fairy tale, and other popular characters come to life on your journey, which concludes with an old-fashioned hayride, and even more spectacular sights and sounds. Concessions sold at event. For more information call (816) 325-7115. Partnership with Powerhouse Theatre Foundation and Independence Parks| Recreation | Tourism.

George Owens Nature Park, 1601 S. Speck Rd.


10/29/2022

Enchanted Forest (Day 4 of 4)

7:00-9:00 pm. $3 per person (2 years and older) In the beautiful woods of George Owens Nature Park, children of all ages will be transported into the “Enchanted Forest” where storybook, fairy tale, and other popular characters come to life on your journey, which concludes with an old-fashioned hayride, and even more spectacular sights and sounds. Concessions sold at event. For more information call (816) 325-7115. Partnership with Powerhouse Theatre Foundation and Independence Parks| Recreation | Tourism.

George Owens Nature Park, 1601 S. Speck Rd.


10/31/2022

HALLOWEEN PARTY 10:30 A.M.

HALLOWEEN PARTY Monday, 10/31 at 10:30 a.m. Come in costume (family friendly) and celebrate Halloween with a costume contest, refreshments, and photo booth.

Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.