midtown weekly

June 18 - June 24, 2018
Check out all the great things happening in Midtown!
Councilman Wagner to discuss Healthy Homes Initiative at MainCor Monthly Luncheon, 6/21

MainCor hosts a networking luncheon every third Thursday of the month. Our presenters for June are:

Scott Wagner
City Council Member, 1st District At-Large and Mayor Pro Tem
Topic: Healthy Homes (August ballot initiative, see ordinance language here)

Stephen LeCerf
Manager, Refugee Employment Services
Topic: Jewish Vocational Service of Kansas City

Please RSVP here.
$15 provides lunch. You can pay with cash, credit card, or check at the door or pay in advance here.

MainCor Midtown Neighborhood Forum

Monday, June 18 at 6:00 - 7:30 pm
MainCor, 3215 Main, KCMO

The Midtown Neighborhood Forum is an opportunity for Midtown neighborhoods to meet and share similar issues and best practices.

This quarterly event will also provide learning opportunities on neighborhood-related topics for residents in the MainCor service area: Pershing to 47th, SW Trafficway to Gillham Road.

Joe Rexwinkle
Division Manager of Development Management Division
Planning and Development, City of Kansas City, Missouri

Discussion of the planning process for any Master Development Plans (MDP) and development in general.

PLEASE NOTE: The Midtown Neighborhood Forum is strictly for residents. The only presentation will be by the scheduled presenter. The remaining time is spent with residents discussing best practices and mutual neighborhood concerns.

If you represent a business and would like to discuss the services you offer, the monthly coffee and/or networking luncheon would be a great opportunity for that purpose.

To RSVP or ask a quesion? Contact Leigh Blumenthal.

Summer Solstice Seisiun Pints

Thursday, June 21, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Irish Center of Kansas City, 19 W. Linwood, KCMO

Bring your instruments & your chairs as we will sit outside and enjoy the Summer Solstice as it rolls with music and a few pints. We will symbolize the victory of light over dark, on the longest day of sunshine. Festivities include:

Live Irish traditional music
Food trucks
Lawn games (cornhole, giant jenga, yard yahtzee)
Flower crown making
Fun for everyone!

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Free Ice Cream Social at The Roasterie on Main

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JUNE 23 & 24
Maker Faire KC

Union Station, 30 W. Pershing, KCMO

The Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth returns to Union Station. Bring the entire family for this celebration of invention, creativity and making with presentations, special performances, demos and workshops all weekend long.

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more this week

cocktails for a cause - 6/18 - 6/24
third thursday @ the nelson - 6/21
hyde park children's film festival - 6/22

upcoming events

PLEASE NOTE: Since the first Wednesday of July is on the 4th, we will not be having our monthly Coffee Klatch in July.
If you have events you would like featured in
The Midtown Weekly, please email info and a photo (if you have one) to LEIGH by Thursday,
the week before the date of the event.