Friday, Sept. 13
Nick Scott, Jacob Black and Cameron Whitfield will perform at The Groundhog Day Theater, 6906 N. Oak Trafficway. Admission is $10. The show is designed for those 18 and older. The night also includes an open-mic opportunity. Sign-up is at 9:30 p.m. with the show starting at 10 p.m. The event is hosted by Hilary Hope.
Gorilla Dance Club will be performing at 7 p.m. at Linden Square, 602 N. 70th St, as part of Sounds on the Square. The group is known for an eclectic mix of music from Motown hits, R&B, Hip Hop, Pop, Top 40, Country, Reggae and more. The Sounds on the Square shows are family friendly. Patrons are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair for seating.
Saturday, Sept. 14
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.
This year’s Northaven 2 neighborhood association’s annual picnic is 5 to 7 p.m. in the backyard at 6915 N. Woodland Ave. The association will provide ribs, pepper steak, Italian beef, brats, hot dogs, toppings and bottled water. Attendees should bring a hot or cold dish or a dessert to share.
Fiesta on the Square will be 6 to 9:30 p.m. in Linden Square. The evening will feature food from Mi Ranchito and dancing and music by KC Latin and Jazz Allstars.
Sunday, Sept. 15
At 2 p.m., the Young Comedians at The Groundhog Day Theater will perform scripted and improvised material. At 7 p.m., Celeste Torrence invites three guests from among her comedy favorites to perform three sets in her standup showcase. Admission is $10. The show is for those 18 and older.
Monday, Sept. 16
At 10 a.m., senior adults can take a strength-training program called Life Improving Fitness Training at the Northland Shepherd’s Center, 5601 NE Antioch Road. Call 452-4536.
The craft group Chatty Crafters meets at 10 a.m. at the Antioch library branch of the Mid-Continent Public Library, 6060 N. Chestnut Ave. At 6:30 p.m., the Wild Adventure offers kids a chance to discover why elephants have trunks and rabbits have short tails. At 6:30 p.m., visitors can learn the basics of accounting for food trucks. At 6:30 p.m., there are English as Second Language classes for adults who need to improve their English skills. Call 454-1306 to register for any of the classes.
At 5 p.m., there is a kids cooking class for those ages 8 to 12 at the Gladstone Hy-Vee, 7117 N. Prospect Ave. Register at the customer service desk.
Tuesday, Sept. 17
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.
Storytime for toddlers is 10 a.m. at the Antioch library branch. At 11 a.m., the book group Bookaholics meets. At 5:30 p.m., the Reading Boosters meets. Call 454-1306 to register for the last event.
Wednesday, Sept. 18
A chance to learn how to navigate the home computer is at 10 a.m. at the Antioch library branch. Call 454-1306 to register for the event. Storytime for families is 10 a.m. At 6:30 p.m., there are more ELL/ESL classes for adults who need to improve their English skills. Call 454-1306 to register for the event.
From 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., there will be a caregiver support group meeting at the Northland Shepherd’s Center, 5601 NE Antioch Road. The topic is “What’s next? When is it time to consider assisted living or memory care?” Lunch will be provided. Reserve a seat by calling 452-4536.
Thursday, Sept. 19
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. 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 1:30 p.m. Call the Northland Shepherd Center at 452-4536 to register for any of these programs.
Storytime for babies is 10 a.m. at the Antioch library branch. Reading Boosters starts at 5:30 p.m. Bedtime stories begins at 6 p.m. At 7 p.m., teens can meet at the library. Call 454-1306 to register for any of the classes.
The Bennett & Dennis Herrick Memorial American Legion Post No. 626 meets at 7 p.m. at the Gladstone Community Center. Eligible veterans, those who served at least one day of active federal service since Dec. 7, 1941 with an honorable discharge and those still serving, are invited to attend. For more information, visit al626mo.com or call 787-1548.