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02 Wednesday May 2, 2018 • 4-7pm • Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center, Downtown • FREE

Sam Rodgers 50th Anniversary Open House Celebration

Please join us! Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center is celebrating its 50th Anniversary.  Enjoy a non-fundraising opportunity to get to know us better and learn what’s new in patient care! Program and rare behind-the-scenes tours at 4, 5, and 6 pm Networking with Samuel U. Rodgers doctors, nurses, staff, and board Artifacts from our 50-year history Light refreshments Free parking Unable to join us on these dates? We would be happy to schedule a tour with you and your network! Contact us at or 816.889.4650. Other questions? Please contact us at or 816.889.4650. Samuel U. Rodgers Health has a full calendar of events for… info

825 Euclid Ave, Kansas City , MO, 64124

04 Friday May 4, 2018 • 6:00 PM • Kansas City Zoo • See website for ticket info

Kindest Kansas Citian Awards

Synergy celebrates kindness and raises money for anti-bullying programs at the 28th annual Kindest Kansas Citian Awards on May 4, 2018. The evening affair, held at The Kansas City Zoo, is a heartwarming tribute to the people that make our community better and stronger through kindness. Ticket/sponsorship info  available by phone: 816.505.4785 or email: More information at     info

6800 Zoo Drive, Kansas City, MO, 64132
6:00 PM

05 Saturday May 5, 2018 • Overland Park Convention Center • Sponsorships $2,500

Fur Ball Gala: Cindo de Meow benefitting Wayside Waifs'

One of the most popular and downright fun social events in Kansas City, the Fur Ball is Wayside Waifs' largest special event fundraiser, raising significant funds that directly support life-saving programs and services.  Featuring a different theme each year, 1,000+ guests enjoy a dinner, 17 hosted bars, amazing silent and live auctions, furry puppies and kittens, and live entertainment. Reserve your Fur Ball sponsorship early - the event sells out fast!  Sponsorships range from $100,000+ to $2,000.  Contact Molly Moody, Special Events Manager, for more information at or 816-986-4409   info

6000 College Boulevard, Overland Park, KS

10 Thursday May 10, 2018 • 5-8pm • Farmers Market • free

Music at the Market

Enjoy a family-friendly evening of live music and food and drinks provided by local bands and restaurants at the downtown historic Farmers Market.  Covered pavilion, bring lawn chairs.  Free event.  No pets or coolers. info

317 W. Main St., Washington, MO, 63090

10 Thursday May 10, 2018 • 5:30pm • Sheraton Overland Park Hotel • $125

Asian Chamber of Commerce 15th Annual Awards Gala

  The Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City (AACC) will be celebrating the organization’s 20th anniversary at their 15th Annual Awards Gala on Thursday evening, May 10, 2018, at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel, 6100 College Boulevard, Overland Park, Kansas. The event registration and reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. Joshua Rowland, CEO & Vice Chairman of Lead Bank, will serve as gala’s honorary chairperson.   The AACC will be honoring the accomplishments of outstanding local Asian Americans in business, community service, and professional leadership at the gala. Awards will be presented in four categories including Entrepreneur of… info

6100 College Boulevard, Overland Park, KS

12 Saturday May 12, 2018 • Longmeadow Rescue Ranch • free

Wagon Days

Pack a picnic lunch and spend a day with rescued ranch adoptable animals, then take a wagon ride tour of the 165 acre ranch.  The entire family will enjoy it. info

480 Joseph's Rd., Union, MO, 63084

13 Sunday May 13, 2018 • 7:00 pm • Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts • $49 - $89

Alan Cumming

Alan Cumming: Legal Immigrant Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 7:00 PM Helzberg Hall | Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts Tony Award-winning actor Alan Cumming is many things to many people – renaissance man, style icon, social activist, bon viveur. Legal Immigrant, his latest cabaret show, features songs and stories of the Scottish-born performer’s life and loves in his adopted U.S. homeland, where he’s been a citizen since 2008. Tickets for Alan Cumming: Legal Immigrant range from $49 to $89 plus applicable fees and go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. Friday, March 23. Alan Cumming won a Tony… info

1601 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City, MO, 64108
7:00 pm

14 Monday May 14, 2018 • 11a-7p • Lake Quivira Country Club Golf Course • Free

The 37th Annual Ben & Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic Benefiting Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas

  The 37th Annual Ben & Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic benefiting Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas will be held May 14, 2018 at the Lake Quivira Country Club Golf Course. Since 1981, the Zarda Family has been inspiring golfers and non-golfers alike to come together in raising thousands of dollars for those in need in our community. Through the support of our dedicated event founders, committee members, volunteers and participants Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ Golf Classic has been making a difference in our community for 37 years! Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas helps a local family in need… info

100 Crescent Blvd, Lake Quivira, KS, 66217 map it

17 Thursday May 17, 2018 • 11:30AM • Kansas City Marriott Downtown Muehlebach Tower • $175.00

The Salvation Army 9th Annual Civic Lunch

The 9th Annual Civic Luncheon "The Salvation Army 365" will feature stories of growth, survival, and hope from people across the Kansas City area. Lives helped by the Salvation Army, lives helped thanks to the generosity of our donors. We invite residents from across the metro area to see how their donations make a real difference in the lives of those in need, 365 days a year. Arrival: 11:30 AM to Noon Luncheon Program: 12 PM Noon to 1:30 PM What to Wear: Business Attire For more information visit: info

1213 Wyandotte Street, Kansas City, MO, 64105 map it

18 Friday May 18, 2018 • 5pm • Farmers Market • free

Art Fair & Winefest

This 3-day event features many local artists lining the streets of downtown Washington exhibiting and selling their items of artistic quality, including portraits, landscape, modern, still life, photos and more.  Also features samplings of the finest of hundreds of wines produced by all-Missouri wineries.  Live music and food court.  Car & truck show Sun. 5-8pm and Sip & Savor Sunday 12-3pm. info

317 W. Main St.
317 W. Main St., Washington, MO, 63090

19 Saturday May 19, 2018 • 1pm-8:30pm • Carriage Club • $25-$100

KC Invitational Doubles Pro Tennis Tournament and White Party

Join us at the Carriage Club for KC's premiere pro tennis tournament, strawberries and cream champagne finals, silent auction, and casual creative white after-party to benefit Genesis School. Sponsorships and tickets are on sale at or visit us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @KCInvitational.  Questions? Contact Rebecka Noel at 816-921-0775 ext 129 or at info

5301 State Line Rd, Kansas City, MO, 64112
816-921-0775 ext 129

24 Thursday May 24, 2018 • 5-8pm • Rennick Riverfront Park • free

Sunset on the Riverfront

Enjoy a family-friendly evening of live music and food and drinks provided by local bands and restaurants on the banks of the Missouri River at Rennick Riverfront Park.  Covered pavilion, bring lawn chairs.  Free event and parking.  No pets or coolers. info

1 Elbert Dr., Washington, MO, 63090

25 Friday May 25, 2018 • 7:00 pm • Tiff n Jay's • $60

Of Sound Mind and Dead Body

The Experts in Mystery Entertainment are now performing live public and private interactive murder mystery dinner shows in Kansas City and surrounding areas throughout Missouri. Join us for a night of intrigue, deception, and delicious food in this comedic thriller! Please Visit Our Website:   info

700 NE Woods Chapel Rd, Lee's Summit, MO, 64064
7:00 pm