Friday, June 7
The 2019 Gladstone Summertime Bluesfest performances will feature Heather Newman, Dustin Arbuckle & the Damnations and Rick Estrin & the Nightcats. The event is at Oak Grove Park, located at 76th Street and North Troost Avenue. The event opens at 5 p.m. with music starting at 6 p.m.
At 8 p.m., Patrick McFarland, Noble Freeman, Cameron Whitfield, and headliner Ryne Thorson will perform at The Groundhog Day Theater, located at 6906 N. Oak Trafficway. Admission is $10. Hilary Hope hosts an open mic night at 10 p.m.
Saturday, June 8
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., spring yoga begins at Atkins-Johnson Farm, 4109 NE Pleasant Valley Road. Register at the Gladstone Community Center or by phone at 423-4200. Participants should bring a yoga mat, water and towel.
The quilting group Northland Quilters Guild meets at 10 a.m. at Gashland United Methodist Church, 7715 N. Oak Trafficway, Kansas City. For more information, call Mary at 741-0320.
ABC, the book club at Avondale United Methodist Church, meets in the church library at 10 a.m. at 3101 NE Winn Road. Visit avondalemethodist.org for information on future book selections.
At 11:30 a.m., Stable T. Farms Petting Zoo will be at the Antioch branch of Mid-Continent Public Library, 6060 N. Chestnut Ave.
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.
River and Prairie Storyweavers group meets from 2 to 4 p.m. at Woodneath Library Center, 8900 NE Flintlock Road in Kansas City, to share stories and storytelling techniques. This is free and appropriate for children and adults. Contact Steve Otto at 803-7056 or Gary Kuntz at 896-8611 for more information.
The Saturday lineup for the Gladstone Summertime Bluesfest is Mark Montgomery, Ms. Hy-C & Fresh Start, Johnny Rawls and Kevin “B.F.” Burt. The event opens at 3 p.m. and the music starts at 4 p.m.
Tim Montileone, Derek Luna and Josh Wingo, standup comedians from Springfield, will be at The Groundhog Day Theater. Shows are at 7 and 9:30 pm. Admission is $10. The show is recommended for those aged 18 and older.
Sunday, June 9
An evening featuring inspiration and praise with local artists John Brewer and Kelly Kruse led by the Briarcliff Church Worship Team will be at 6 p.m. at 800 NE Vivion Road in Kansas City. For more information, visit www.briarcliff.church.
Monday, June 10
Starting at 10 a.m., Life Improving Fitness Training, designed to help senior adults stay strong, is at North Kansas City Hospital, located at 2800 Clay Edwards Drive in North Kansas City. The matter of balance class is 1 p.m. at the same location. The class aims to address falls. Call 452-4536 for more details. Both classes are offered through Northland Shepherd Center.
At 10 a.m., the Antioch Library Quilters meet at the Antioch library branch. At 6:30 p.m., Starry, Starry Night explores stories behind the stars with Professor Van Gogh Go and StoneLion Puppet Theatre. Registration is required for both events; call 454-1306.
The Gladstone City Council meets at 7:30 p.m. in the council chambers, located at 7010 N. Holmes St.
Tuesday, June 11
Starting at 7 a.m., the Gladstone Area Chamber of Commerce membership will hold a chamber coffee at Partners in Primary Care, 5121 NE Antioch Road.
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. The meeting starts at 9:30 a.m. For more information, call Linda at 454-3256.
Starting at 6 p.m., there will be a freezer meal prep class at the Gladstone Hy-Vee, 7117 N. Prospect Ave. Participants can sign up at customer service or by contacting the Hy-Vee dietitian at 452-6500 or email@example.com.
At 6:30 p.m., Kansas City jazz singer Millie Edwards and her band will perform Broadway standards at the Antioch library branch. At 6:30 p.m., people can participate in a hands-on program to get to know the home computer. Registration is required for both events; call 454-1306.
Wednesday, June 12
Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets from 9 to 10 a.m. weekly at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6409 NW 72nd St. in Kansas City North. For information, call 741-8708.
Matter of balance class is at 1 p.m. at North Kansas City Hospital. The class aims to address falls. Call 452-4536 for more details about the class offered through Northland Shepherd Center.
At 1 p.m., Vital Conversations book group meets at the Antioch library branch. At 6:30 p.m., WildHeart presents the Spaceship Earth for young kids. Registration is required; call 454-1306.
Gladstone Farmers Market is open from 2 to 6 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.
Thursday, June 13
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 starts at 9:30 a.m. while Life Improving Fitness Training starts at 10 a.m. at Northland Shepherd’s Center, 4805 NE Antioch Road. The Peer Exercise Program Promotes Independence is at 11:15 a.m. For more details about these programs, call 452-4536.
Storytime for babies is at 10 a.m. at the Antioch library branch. At 2 p.m. Martin City Melodrama Jr. offers an intergalactic hip-hop twist on “Jack and the Beanstalk” at 2 p.m. At 6:30 p.m., teens can enjoy games. Registration is required for the last two events; call 454-1306.
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.