Friday, July 5

The Blue and Gray Brass Brigade will bring patriotic tunes to Friday in the Park from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at North Kansas City’s Festival Pavilion in Macken Park, located at Howell Street and Clark Ferguson Drive. All concerts are free.

At 8 p.m., Patrick Simpson, James Inman and headliner Mike Saccone will perform at The Groundhog Day Theater, 6906 N. Oak Trafficway. Admission is $10. Hilary Hope hosts an open-mic night at 10 p.m.

Saturday, July 6

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.

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.

Monday, July 8

From 10 to 11 a.m., Life Improving Fitness Training, 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. At 11 a.m., a 12-week program on Aging Mastery for Caregivers begins. Matter of Balance class begins at 11:30 a.m. Call the Northland Shepherd Center at 452-4536 to register.

Antioch Library Quilters group meets at 10 a.m. at the Antioch branch of the Mid-Continent Public Library, 6060 N. Chestnut Ave. This group invites knitters, crocheters and other crafters to join. At 6:30 p.m., kids and families can explore the moon and space with yoga. Call 454-1306 to register for both events.

At noon, the dietitian at Gladstone Hy-Vee, 7117 N. Prospect Ave., will offer a free store tour to look at possible foods to help control diabetes.

The Friends of Atkins-Johnson Farm will hold a board meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Gladstone Community Center, 6901 N. Holmes St.

Gladstone City Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the council chambers, 7010 N. Holmes St.

Tuesday, July 9

The Gladstone Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. Tuesdays 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 more information, call 454-3256.

Break Time Club meets at the Northland Shepherd’s Center from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. Call the Northland Shepherd Center at 452-4536 to register.

The Antioch library branch employees will be taking 10 a.m. storytime to Penguin Park, 4124 NE Vivion Road. At 6:30 p.m., there will be a basic internet for beginners class at the library. Call 454-1306 to register.

At 11 a.m., there will be a kids cooking class at the Gladstone Hy-Vee. The menu is summer pasta, apple peanut butter sandwiches and cherry smoothies. Visit customer service for more details.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 10906 meets at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at 7027 N. Locust St. For more information, call Joe Liles at 454-3988 or visit the website

Wednesday, July 10

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., the Antioch library branch employees will be taking 10 a.m. storytime to Happy Rock Park, Northeast 76th and North Antioch. The book group Vital Conversations meets at 1 p.m. at the library.

Thursday, July 11

Take Off Pounds Sensibly No. 1072 meets every Thursday 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 more information, 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. and PEPPI exercise class begins at 11:15 a.m. Call the Northland Shepherd Center at 452-4536 to register.

Storytime for babies is 10 a.m. at the Antioch library branch. Kids at the library meet at 6:30 p.m. to create and play. Teen games begins at 6:30 p.m.

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.