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Friday, September 30 - Sunday, October 2

Meeple-a-thon KC

All Day Event

Meeple-a-thon KC is the annual, family-friendly, game-based charity event benefitting Hillcrest Platte County's Young Adult Housing program.

Old K-Mart Building

Categories: Community Events, Fundraiser

Saturday, October 1

Ciderfest - Louisburg

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Celebrate fall with one of the best events in the Kansas City area...Ciderfest at the Louisburg Cider Mill! Life 88.5 will have the famous birthday wheel where you can win prizes, music, giveaways and more! You can also buy a cup of fresh hot or cold cider, munch on a cider doughnut, try a freshly dipped caramel apple, be there for the pancake breakfast, or sample a Lost Trail Root Beer. Don't forget to visit all of the craft vendors, enjoy food trucks, a pancake breakfast from 8:00 am-11:00 am, view pressing apples and making donuts, pony rides and inflatables. We can almost smell the cider donuts already!   Also find out more about Pome on the Range Orchard located in Williamsburg, KS. Their Fall Fest is October 8 & 9.

Louisburg Cider Mill

Categories: Community Events, Family, Station Events

Sunday, October 2

Light the Night 4 Life

4:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Fall is a perfect time for a family friendly, community wide festival! Come join us for our 9th Annual Light the Night 4 Life on Sunday night, October 2nd. Enjoy all the festivities…live music, food trucks, games, booths, races and more! Simply come and enjoy, or register for our Fun Walk, Kids Fun Run or 5K Run…strollers and pets are welcome. Bring your family or bring your small group…let’s celebrate LIFE and the ministry of Liberty Women's Clinic. You’ll find additional details at lightthenight4life.com.

Pleasant Valley Baptist Church Parking Lot

Categories: Community Events, Family, Fundraiser

Thursday, October 6

Rooted 2022: Gospel Centered Youth Ministry and Parenting Conference

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Join us for a three day conference full of speakers, worship, fellowship, and practical workshops all for parents and youth ministry workers. This year's conference includes plenary speakers Jared C. Wilson, Dr. Anthony Bradley, Dr. Michelle Reyes, Cameron Cole, Kendal Conner, and Clark Fobes. We'll also have 20+ practical workshops covering all kinds of topics like how to teach the scripture to teenagers, how to handle technology as a family, and how to address gender and sexuality with teenagers. Join us for all three day or for a single-day parent pass on Saturday. We can't wait to see you! More details at rooted-conference.com.

Redeemer Fellowship – Midtown

Categories: Community Events, Conference

Snow Cone with a Cop - Smithville

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Building community is needed now more than ever before and you can do that while enjoying a free snow cone while meeting some of the hardest working law enforcement heroes around. It's the final Snow Cone event of the season!

Dollar General – Smithville

Categories: Community Events, Family, Station Events

Friday, October 7

Life 88.5 Football Tailgate Party - De Soto

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Come enjoy the camaraderie and the thrill of Friday night lights with Life 88.5 this fall as we host a Life 88.5 tailgate party before the High School football game between De Soto vs. Piper. You’ll enjoy music, prizes, our birthday prize wheel game and pre-packaged snacks and create some memories…you can also try your hand at our football toss game! We’ll also be giving away some team gear for each team playing that night. The tailgate will take place in the parking lot of the Dollar General to the Eastside of De Soto High School.  

Dollar General – De Soto

Categories: Community Events, Family, Station Events

"Less Hassle, More Jesus" Women's Conference

7:00 PM - 12:00 PM

"Less Hassle, More Jesus" Women's Conference October 7-8, 2022 Friday @ 7pm --- Saturday @ 10am First Baptist Church of Northern Heights Enjoy a time with other ladies as we laugh, grow, learn, and maybe shed a few tears along the way. It's time to let go of some things and put them at the feet of Jesus! Tara Johnson is a successful author, song writer, speaker and singer, and we are thrilled to have her with us. This is a FREE event. There will be a love offering collected that will go to Tara Johnson's ministry. Bring your lady friends and have a great time! Some meals included.

First Baptist Church of Northern Heights

Categories: Community Events, Conference

Saturday, October 8

HopeKids HopeWalk & 5k(ish)

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

HopeWalk is a family-friendly event where families and the surrounding community support HopeKids Kansas City by raising money and joining together in this festive annual event! Join us October 8th for a 5K(ish) and Kids Fun Run at 8:00 a.m. or form a fundraising team for the HopeWalk at 10:00 a.m. along with our HopeKids families. HopeKids provides fun, free events, programs and a unique support community for families that have a child with cancer or other life-threatening medical condition.

EH Young Park

Categories: Community Events, Family, Fundraiser

Smithville craft & Vendor Fair

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Hey KC, are you looking for a great place to find some amazing handmade crafts, beautiful art, and useful products from great companies? The Smithville Craft & Vendor Fair is where you will find it! 🎉 The Craft & Vendor Fair is back in 2022 😍😃! And its in the fall 🍁🍂 prior to the Holiday season 🎅 so you can get your Christmas gifts 🎁, holiday decor, and other amazing products all under one roof! Check it out, share it with your friends, and be sure to put it on your calendar 🗓! Check out fwcsmithville.com for details!

Smithville Family Worship Center

Categories: Community Events, Family

Blast for Young Life

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Blast is a family friendly trap-shooting event / competition to benefit Young Life Blue Springs Grain Valley. We are a non-denominational youth ministry focused on middle school and high school students. (https://bluespringsyl.org/) Each shooter will see 50 targets and have a chance to play additional sporting clays type games. We'll provide lunch and some fun prizes. Register to shoot as an individual or team at this site: https://mo77.younglife.team/blast-for-younglife

lake lotawana sportsmen

Categories: Community Events, Family, Fundraiser

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