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Community Events

Date Event Description Time / Location

First Fridays in the 18th & Vine District

Live music, art, step dancing, food, jazz storytelling, shopping & more! First Fridays in the 18th & Vine Jazz District. For more information click here.

INFO 4:00-9:00PM, 18th & Vine District

Buy Black August at Leon's Thriftway

Buy Black Empowerment Inittiative Presents Buy Black August at Leon's Thriftway! Free food, drinks & entertainment for all ages at one of the oldest black-owned grocery stores in the country. For more information view the flyer here or visit

Vendor opportunities are available! Call 816.866.0585 or email for more information.

For history about Leon's Thrifway, click here.

INFO 10:00A-2:00P, Leon's Thriftway, 4400 E 39th Street, Kansas City, MO 64128

East 23rd Pac's 13th Annual Family Day Against Violence

Entertainment, free food, games, information booths, moon walks, face painting, swimming. Bring the entire family!

For more information, view the flyer here!

INFO 11:00A-3:00P, Ashland Park, 2300 Elmwood, Kansas City, MO 64127

I'm So Wyandotte 3rd Annual City Wide Picnic

Free hot dogs, hamburgers, chips, juice, physicals & more! Free haircuts & hair braiding for kids from 8:00A-11:00A.

For more information click here!

INFO 11:00AM-7:00PM, City Park, 2601 Park Dr., Kansas City, KS 66102

Eat Bread to Raise Dough to help provide services for families of homicide victims

Show the attached Momma On a Mission, Inc flyer at checkout at Panera Bread Crown Center on Aug. 31 between 3:30-7:30 p.m. and they will ‪ donate‬ a portion of their proceeds to ‪#‎MommaOnaMission! The proceeds are being raised are go to support the families of homicide victims. If you are unable to attend and would like to make a contribution you may send a donation to: Momma On a Mission, Inc, P.O. Box 140425, KCMO 64114 or go to

Click here for flyer!

INFO 3:30 - 7:30 p.m., Panera Bread @ 2405 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108

HBCU Community Parade & Expo

Hosted by Lincoln University of Missouri Alumni Association of Greater Kansas City, MO.
Contact Robert Rashad 816-356-6058 or 913-488-7918
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INFO 9:30AM-12:35PM, Truman Rd & Benton (Grove Park) going South on Benton Blvd to 18th Street

High Aspirations 6th Annual Mentor's Challenge

The Board of Directors of High Aspirations invites you to join our Honorary Chairs Henry W. Bloch, Alvin Brooks, Dianne and Hon. Emanuel Cleaver II, Licia Clifton-James PhD, Hon. Sly James, Michelle, and Hon. Brian Wimes. Serving African American Males in Kansas City Since 2004!

Founded in 2004, High Aspirations serves the social, emotional, academic and spiritual needs of African American males ages 8 to 18. High Aspirations stresses respect for self and others, family and community responsibility, academics and places these young men on a path toward becoming productive members of society, loving husbands and dutiful fathers. Our mentors set the example and guide our young men on their life’s journey.

CLICK HERE to register!

Please contact us at 816.305.3334

INFO 6p-8:30p, Muehlebach Tower of Kansas City Marriott Downtown | 1213 Wyandotte

CLICK HERE for PSA Criteria.