Friday, July 12
At 6 p.m., the Serrated Edge will present a standup workshop through the Comedy Academy at The Groundhog Day Theater, 6906 N. Oak Trafficway. To learn more, visit the theater’s page on Facebook for more details. SNL and MADtv’s Jeff Richards will be performing at 8 p.m.
At 7 p.m., Funk Syndicate will bring funk, soul and disco to Linden Square, 602 NE 70th St.
Saturday, July 13
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.
Clay County offers a shred-it event, which is a free and secure disposal of documents, from 9 a.m. to noon at the former Kmart building, 2821 NE Vivion Road, Kansas City.
ABC, the book club at Avondale United Methodist Church, meets in the church library at 10 a.m. Visit avondalemethodist.org for information on future book selections.
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.
River and Prairie Storyweavers meet from 2 to 4 p.m. the second Saturday each month at Woodneath Library Center, 8900 NE Flintlock Road in Kansas City, to share stories and storytelling techniques. Contact 803-7056 for more information.
Starting at 7 p.m., tribute bands Landslide and Killer Queen will be performing as part of Linden Square’s Sounds on the Square. The tribute bands honor Fleetwood Mac and Queen.
SNL and MADtv’s Jeff Richards will be performing at The Groundhog Day Theatre at 7 and 9:30 p.m.
Monday, July 15
At 8 a.m., the dietitian at the Gladstone Hy-Vee, 7117 N. Prospect Ave., will take shoppers on a free nutrition walk, pointing out foods that might help those who are diabetic.
From 10 to 11 a.m., there will be a Life Improving Fitness Training class to increase senior adults’ access to a safe, structured and effective strength training. The class meets at Northland Shepherd’s Center, 5601 NE Antioch Road. At 11 a.m., a 12-week program on Aging Mastery for Caregivers begins. The Matter of Balance class begins at 11:30 a.m. Call 452-4536 to register.
At 10 a.m., the craft group, Crafting at Antioch, meets to create some items and to learn something new at the Antioch branch of the Mid-Continent Public Library, 6060 N. Chestnut Ave. Call 454-1306 to register.
Tuesday, July 16
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. For more information, call 454-3256.
Break Time Club meets at the Northland Shepherd’s Center from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Call 452-4536 to register.
Toddler storytime in the park is 10 a.m. The park is Chouteau Greenway, located at Northeast 42nd and Chouteau Trafficway. Some of the Antioch library staff will be there with books and music. At 11 a.m., the Tuesday Morning book group meets at the library. Internet safety is at 6:30 p.m. Call 454-1306 to register for the last two events.
At 11 a.m., a kids cooking class will take place at the Gladstone Hy-Vee. Register at the customer service counter.
At 5:30 p.m., Gladstone Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meets at the community conference center at Gladstone Community Center, 6901 N. Holmes St.
Wednesday, July 17
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 details, call 741-8708.
At 10 a.m., some members of the Antioch library staff will offer storytime in the park at Penguin Park, 4124 NE Vivion Road.
Thursday, July 18
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 more information, call 781-0315.
Break Time Club meets at 9:30 a.m. at the Northland Shepherd’s Center. The LIFT exercise class starts at 10 a.m. The PEPPI exercise class begins at 11:15 a.m. The Lucky Ladies support group meets at 1 p.m. Call the Northland Shepherd Center at 452-4536 to register for any of these 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.
Storytime for babies is 10 a.m. at the Antioch library branch. At 6:30 p.m., kids at the library brings in creativity and play. At 6:30 p.m., a class on managing the photos on a smartphone will take place. Call 454-1306 to register for the events.
Kosmos Singles, a social group for those older adults 50 and older, meet each Thursday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at various Northland restaurants. A dollar donation is requested. This week, it’s at Brew Top, 8614 N. Boardwalk Ave. For more information on activities, check www,kosmossingles.org.
American Legion Post No. 626 will not be holding its monthly membership meeting. Members and their guests are invited to an initiation and induction ceremony starting at 6 p.m. in the Gladstone Community Center instead. Reserve a seat through the post’s events page at www.al626mo.com or call 787-1548.