midtown weekly

October 15 - October 21, 2018
Check out all the great things happening in Midtown!

MainCor Small Business Spotlight of the Week

MainCor is a 2018 American Express Neighborhood Champion for Small Business Saturday, which will be held this year on November 24th. Each week leading up to SBS, we will feature a different small business in Midtown via our newsletter, website, Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter. Please support these businesses!

This week's Spotlight Small Business: 

Ambrosi Bros Cutlery Co
Location:  3023 Main, KCMO 64108
Hours:       8 - 5 Mon - Fri, 10 - 2 Sat
Opened:    1959
Owner:      Alfred Ambrosi

What do you sell/do?
Knives, cookware, small appliances, kitchen accessories, and restaurant equipment. We offer professional sharpening services for home and commercial kitchens. 
We also repair home and commercial kitchen equipment.

What do you love about having a business in Midtown?
We love being in the heart of the city! We've been at our current location since 1991. Moving to Midtown was the best decision we ever made. 

Stop by to meet Alfred Ambrosi and don't forget to #ShopSmall on 11/24!
#LuvMidtownKC #SmallBizSat #ShopLocalKC
November 6 Election

Sample ballot for the November 6 Missouri election is HERE.
To see descriptions of state ballot measures, go HERE.

And don't forget, all RideKC bus routes are free on election day!
Uber and Lyft will be offering discounted & free rides as well.
Greater Downtown Area Plan Survey 

Please go HERE to complete the short GDAP survey of the week. For more information on the GDAP, go HERE.
Check your neighborhood's site for their meetings & events!

Coleman Highlands
Heart of Westport
Hyde Park
Old Hyde Park Historic District
Union Hill
West Plaza
KC Mayoral Election Town Hall

Monday, October 15 @ 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Visitation Church, 5141 Main, KCMO

Equity and Opportunity Town Hall with KCMO mayoral candidates, hosted by Communities Creating Opportunity (CCO).

Oracle of the Ozarks

Oct. 19-20, 25-27, Nov 1-3 @. 7:30 pm
Westport Presbyterian Church, 201 Westport Road, KCMO

Oracle of the Ozarks, jointly produced by Westport Center for the Arts and Scott Myers Productions,
Free professional theatre (donations accepted to help with future productions!).

 This is a timely drama about a female cattle rancher, her lawyer, a wanderer, and a woman who lives in a trailer up the road. Together, they meet more than mystery, near a cave, one stormy evening in the Ozarks.
An Evening at the Court of Napoleon

Saturday, October 13 @ 7:00 pm - Midnight
Kemper Museum, 4420 Warwick, KCMO

Celebrate the opening of Napoleon: Power and Splendor and be the first in Kansas City to view the majestic art from Napoleon’s household – ornate decorative arts, incredible sculpture, and commanding portraiture. Enjoy music and entertainment, Napoleonic Court-inspired dress, and a banquet fit for Emperors and Empresses.Go HERE to purchase tickets.

Click on image above for more information.
more this week  
westport plan public meeting - 10/23
job fair @ union station - 10/23
the good fight for resources - 10/23
orphan's home cycle @ met - 10/25 - 11/18
drug take back event @ maincor - 10/27
arts & coffee table book sale @ plaza library - 10/27
spookfest @ science city - 10/27
race, place, & diversity - 10/30

oracles of aquarius psychic fair - 11/2 - 11/4
rock it! children's event @ union station - 11/3
bikewalkkc's tweed ride - 11/3

day of the dead festival @ the nelson - 11/4
heartland tree alliance tree planting at the wwI museum - 11/5

general election - 11/6
maincor coffee klatch - 11/7

legacy summit on african american leadership - 11/9 - 11/10
armistice day @ wwI museum - 11/9 - 11/11
city school fair - 11/10
midtown preservation seminar - 11/10
the event w/gloria steinem @ the uptown - 11/10
how you can hire formerly incarcerated people - 11/12
global entrepreneurship week - 11/12 - 11/16
maincor luncheon/toy drive - 11/15

holidays come alive @ union station - 11/17
pilgrim run - 11/22
small business saturday - 11/24
world aids day luncheon @ plexpod - 11/28
westport santa dash - 12/1
holiday swing at union station - 12/1 - 12/2
medicare for all: the road forward - 12/4
we art together - 12/7
maincor holiday luncheon - 12/20
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.