Friday, July 26
Starting at 7 p.m., Sounds on the Square features the Phillip Michaels Band. All concerts begin at 7 p.m. at Linden Square, 602 N. 70th St. Patrons are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair for seating. Outside food and nonalcoholic beverages are allowed.
At 8 p.m., Celeste Torrence, Noble Freeman, Daniel Miller and Blake Marduk will be at The Groundhog Day Theater, 6906 N. Oak Trafficway. Admission is $10 and the show is recommended for those 18 and older.
Saturday, July 27
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.
The 2019 Fun in the Sun Kids Fest starts at 9 a.m. at Linden Square. The 2019 Fun in the Sun Kids Fest is a festival for children of all ages and features games, snacks, a D.J. and prizes.
The Drive-In at the Square starts at dusk. The movie is “The Lego Movie: the Second Part.” The event is free and some activities begin around 7 p.m.
At 10 a.m., the summer learning spectacular wraps at the Antioch branch of the Mid-Continent Public Library, 6060 N. Chestnut Ave. Call 454-1306 to register.
An Overeaters Anonymous support group will meet from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at North Kansas City Hospital, 2790 Clay Edwards Drive. For details, call 691-3069.
Casting call for “Murder Me Always” is 11 a.m. at The Groundhog Day Theater. The comedy requires 11 characters including five men, four women and two nonspecific characters. At 7 p.m., there is a sketch comedy preview workshop.
Sunday, July 28
At 5 p.m., Dwayne Hairston’s Outrageous Crazy Open Mic will be at The Groundhog Day Theater. The show is for those 18 and older.
Monday, July 29
From 10 to 11 a.m., a Life Improving Fitness Training class, designed to increase senior adults’ access to structured and effective strength training, meets at Northland Shepherd’s Center, 5601 NE Antioch Road. Matter of Balance class begins at 11:30 a.m. Call 452-4536 to register.
At noon, the dietitian at the Gladstone Hy-Vee, 7117 N Prospect Ave., will take shoppers on a free store tour to look at foods that may aid in diabetes management. At 5 p.m., the dietitian will offer a kids cooking class. The participants will make three recipes in an hour. Sign up at customer service.
Tuesday, July 30
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. For details, call 454-3256.
At 10 a.m., there is Storytime at the Farm for toddlers. The Antioch library branch staff will bring storytime to the Atkins-Johnson Farm, 4109 NE Pleasant Valley Road, for free.
At 6:30 p.m., there will be advanced lessons for Microsoft Excel at the Antioch library branch. Call 454-1306 to register.
Evanston Place neighborhood group will hold a quarterly meeting at 7 p.m. at the Northland Neighborhood Initiative offices, 4400 NE Chouteau Trafficway. Attendees are asked to come early for an ice cream social and meet board members and neighbors. New board members will be elected and there will be a guest speaker, officer Megan Blackburn from the Gladstone Police Department.
Wednesday, July 31
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.
At 10 a.m., there is Storytime at the Farm for preschoolers ages 3 to 5. The Antioch library branch staff will bring storytime to the Atkins-Johnson Farm for free.
Aging Backwards, aimed to increased mobility, starts at 10 a.m. at Northland Shepherd’s Center.
At 5 p.m., there is a kids cooking class at the Gladstone Hy-Vee. Sign up at the customer service desk.
Thursday, Aug. 1
Break Time Club meets at 9:30 a.m. at the Northland Shepherd’s Center. LIFT exercise class starts at 10 a.m. PEPPI exercise class begins at 11:15 a.m. The Lucky Ladies Support group meets at 1 p.m. Call 452-4536 to register for three programs.
At 10 a.m., storytime for babies is at the Antioch library branch. The program is designed to build an early literacy foundation.
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.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly No. 787 meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Kansas City North Community Center, 3930 NE Antioch Road. For more information, call 452-1509.