Friday, Aug. 23
At 10 a.m., the dietitian at Gladstone Hy-Vee, 7117 N. Prospect Ave., offers a free store tour to look at foods that may help lower diabetes and positively impact heart health. Call 452-6500 or stop by the customer service desk to register or for more details.
At 7 p.m., the 2019 Sounds of the Square concert series at Linden Square, 602 NE 70th St., continues with State Line Drive. The band is known for a contemporary country sound.
At 8 p.m., Steve Kramer, Noble Freeman, Jack Freeman and Cameron Whitfield will perform at The Groundhog Day Theater, 6906 N. Oak Trafficway. Admission is $10 and the show is recommended for those 18 and older. Hilary Hope hosts an open-mic night at 10 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 24
The Gladstone Farmers Market will offer fresh produce, crafts, baked goods and other items from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. along the access street behind City Hall, located on the north side of Northeast 70th Street, next to the Linden Square bandstand and park.
Starting at 8 a.m., runners and walkers can take part in the second annual Restoration Run 5K run/walk at the historic Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum, 4109 NE Pleasant Valley Road. The race starts promptly at 8 a.m. All ages are welcome with youngsters 12 and under free. Runners and walkers will get medals, a T-shirt and a swag bag for participating. Sign up at atkinsjohnsonfarm.com/upcoming-events.
The 2019 Dunkin’ Dogs starts at 10 a.m. with small dogs at the Gladstone Community Pool, 7011 N. Holmes. Admission is $7 for dogs preregistered for the event. On the day of, cost is $10. Event-day registration and check-in will begin at 9:30 a.m. Gates will open at 9:45 a.m. Visit gladstone.mo.us for more details.
At 10 a.m., there will be a free full-length, diagnostic practice ACT test at the Antioch branch of the Mid-Continent Public Library, 6060 N. Chestnut Ave. The library system and Sylvan Learning Center have teamed together to offer the test. Call 454-1306 to register.
At noon, murder mystery theater comes to Gladstone’s The Groundhog Day Theater with auditions for Lee Mueller’s “Murder Me Always,” a murder play within a murder play. The show needs 11 characters including five men, four women and two nonspecific roles. Stage and improv experience are helpful but not required. Readings will continue until a full cast is found. Contact the theater at email@example.com if interested. Hilary Hope will host a back-to-school showcase at 7 p.m. Admission is $10 and the show is open to those 18 and older.
An Overeaters Anonymous support group will meet from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at North Kansas City Hospital, 2790 Clay Edwards Drive. For more information about this free event, call 691-3069.
Sunday, Aug. 25
The Heights’ Mick the maintenance guy will perform a standup set with three guests at 7 p.m. at Groundhog Day Theater. Admission is $10 and the show is recommended for those 18 and older.
Monday, Aug. 26
At 10 a.m., the dietitian at Gladstone Hy-Vee offers a free store tour to look at foods that may help lower diabetes risk and improve heart health. Call 452-6500 or visit the customer service desk for more details.
From 10 to 11 a.m., Life Improving Fitness Training, a class designed to increase senior adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program, meets at Northland Shepherd’s Center, 5601 NE Antioch Road. Matter of Balance class begins at 11:30 a.m. Call the Northland Shepherd Center at 452-4536 to register.
At 6:30 p.m., classes for adults who are not native English speakers will be at the Antioch library branch. Call 454-1306 to register. At 7 p.m., there will be a book group called Monday is for Mystery.
The Gladstone City Council meets at 7:30 p.m. in the council chambers, 7010 N. Holmes St.
Tuesday, Aug. 27
The Gladstone Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. at Fairview Christian Church, 1800 NE 65th St. For more information, call 587-2522.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly No. 0015 will meet in the lounge at North Cross United Methodist Church, 1321 NE Vivion Road. Weigh-ins are to be completed by 9:20 a.m., and the meeting starts at 9:30 a.m. For more information, call Linda at 454-3256.
Storytime for toddlers is 10 a.m. at the Antioch library branch. At 6:30 p.m., there is a WordPress 101 for a business lesson. Call 454-1306 to register.
Wednesday, Aug. 28
The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum is closed Wednesday to Saturday, Aug. 28 to 31, for exhibit work. The museum will reopen Wednesday, Sept. 4, with a new exhibit, “All Hallows Eve: Halloween History and Traditions.”
Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets 9 to 10 a.m. weekly at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6409 NW 72nd St. in Kansas City North. For information, call 741-8708.
Storytime for families is at 10 a.m. at the Antioch library branch. At 6:30 p.m., there are more ELL/ESL classes for adults who need to improve their English. Call 454-1306 to register.
Gladstone Kiwanis Club meets at noon on the second and fourth Wednesdays at the Antioch Bible Baptist Church, 800 NE 72nd St. Potential members are welcome.
Thursday, Aug. 29
Take Off Pounds Sensibly No. 1072 meets at Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 3800 NE Parvin Road, Kansas City. The meetings are at 9:30 a.m. Weigh-in is 8:45 to 9:30 a.m. For details, call 781-0315.
Break Time Club meets at 9:30 a.m. at the Northland Shepherd’s Center. LIFT exercise class starts at 10 a.m. while PEPPI exercise class begins at 11:15 a.m. The Lucky Ladies support group meets at 1:30 p.m. Call 452-4536 to register for any of these programs.
At 10 a.m., the dietitian at Gladstone Hy-Vee offers a free store tour to look at foods that may help lower diabetes risk and positively impact heart health. Call 452-6500 or stop by the customer service desk for more details.
At 10 a.m., there will be storytime for babies at the Antioch library branch. At 6 p.m., visitors can learn about bedtime stories. At 7 p.m., teens at the library can meet up. Call 454-1306 to register for both programs.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly No. 787 meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Kansas City North Community Center, 3930 NE Antioch Road. For more information, call 452-1509.