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Friday, April 16

Boots & BBQ Virtual Fundraising Event

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

We are Northern Hills Christian Academy, one of the Northland's very preciously few Christian schools located in Holt, Missouri. Our third annual fundraiser is going virtual this year, and features over 100 auction items that include items for EVERYONE: food, family fun, jewelry, guy stuff, lots of Chiefs collectibles, and even some travel packages are coming soon! It’s time to browse NOW and start adding to your watch list! Get your free registration ticket TODAY and join us for all the fun the evening of the main event, and support a cause we all should hold dear. "And all thy children shall be taught of the LORD; and great shall be the peace of thy children." -Isaiah 54:13

Online

Categories: Community Events, Fundraiser

Saturday, April 17

Freedom Riders 829 CMA/ RFS Car/bike show

All Day Event

This is a car & a bike show. This is a fundraiser to raise funds for Christian Motorcyclists Association Run for the Son. We have several vendors registered. We will have a biscuits and gravy in the morning and hotdogs in the afternoon. Come out and see the cars and bikes and check out the vendors.

Calvary Baptist Church

Categories: Community Events, Family

Annual Church Rummage Sale

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

This sale has been extended from last weekend due to the shear volume of stuff! We have an ENTIRE gymnasium filled with items to sell and we have a "pay by donation" system for the most part! All proceeds go towards the youth groups mission trip to Milwaukee. Dates: April 17th. 9:00 am-5:00 pm This is our annual, church-wide rummage sale! Stony Point Christian Church (Indoors!- no rain!) 149 S. 78th St. Kansas City, KS 66111 (Across from the elem. school) -Cash, check, or cashless payment -Multi-family Sale -Over 100 items -Message to hold an item (held items must be picked up by Friday by 8pm) -Huge selection of women's clothing (ample 2x-3x available) - Girl child clothing (no boys) -Men's clothing -Shoes -1 table of Nerf guns -barbie houses / castles -Large play horses and action figures -1 table of purses -1 table of assorted bags -2 tables of adult books -1 table of children's books -1 table of cake pans, jello molds, cake decorating items -Puzzles/games -Japanese tea set -1 small purple Xmas Trees -Curtains, pillows/bedding, comforters - 2 tables of random housewares items, -Christmas decorations -Valentine's day decorations -2 Complete sets of china -1 table of dishes and glassware -high chair -3 car seats -1 table of infant toys -living room chair -curtains -pillows -other random small furniture items -computer monitor -computer printer (never opened) -computer scanner (never opened) -1 table of assorted electronics Other stuff that I can't think of because I didn't take pictures of it........

Stony Point Christian Church

Categories: Community Events, Fundraiser

Thursday, April 22

Using Faith to Measure Success: A Practical Approach to Purpose with Peter Demos

11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Author, restauranteur, businessman and lawyer Peter Demos found his faith after becoming a successful business owner and leader, and it changed his perspective on success and purpose. Come hear the tangible ways Peter lives out his faith in the marketplace and what God asks of him in the process. Peter is president and CEO of Demos Brands, which includes Demos' Restaurants and PDK Southern Kitchen and Pantry. He is also the author of "Afraid to Trust: One Man's Journey Into the Love of God". This event is hosted by Unconventional Business Network, which exists to cultivate a vibrant network of Biblically principaled business leaders.

Overland Park Convention Center

Categories: Community Events, Conference

Casting Crowns concert

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

It's a chance to create some "you remember when" memories with your loved ones. Life 88.5 is welcoming Casting Crowns and their "A Night Under The Stars" concert performed in the parking lot at Worlds of Fun on Thursday April 22, 2021! Load up the car and come enjoy a socially-distanced live concert again! We're inviting you to a special sale going on now! Just click the link below to purchase your tickets, and when prompted, enter the code LIFE885 to receive a $25 discount on all tickets except the premium ticket of $325. Buy tickets The ticket prices are PER VEHICLE! Vehicle | General Admission Purple Parking Center Rows 1-3 : $325 per Vehicle (Only 64 available) Vehicle | General Admission Green Parking Rows 4-7 : $275 per Vehicle (Only 94 available) Vehicle | General Admission Yellow Parking Rows 8-11 : $225 per Vehicle (Only 95 available) Vehicle | General Admission Orange Parking Rows 12-15 : $175 per Vehicle (Only 97 available) Vehicle | General Admission Red Parking Rows 16-17 : $125 per Vehicle (only 52 available) Vehicle | General Admission Blue Parking Rows 18-19 : $100 per Vehicle (Only 58 available) -A ticketing fee and state sales tax will be charged per ticket. No Refunds or exchanges are available. All sales are final. Gates open to Lot C & D at 5:00 pm Concert time is 7:00 pm Concert Information FAQ's What COVID Measures will this event follow? - Guests will be required to comply with all COVID related requirements/mandates from the event, venue, city, county, and state. - COVID requirements are subject to change from the time purchased to the event. Everyone will comply with COVID requirements that are in place at the time of the start of the event. - Anytime you are outside of your vehicle all guests will be required to wear face masks that cover their nose and mouth. - If a guest is unable to wear a mask for an extended period of time they will need to stay within their vehicle. - All guests will be required to socially distance from other guests anytime they are outside their vehicle unless they are a part of their vehicle party at the time of entry to the event. - Crowding of any types will not be tolerated and will be enforced. - Vehicles will be parked socially distanced from each other. - If a guest refuses and does not comply with COVID requirements and imposes a safety threat to other guests they may be required to leave. Do I have to stay in my vehicle during the show? Guests will be able to setup chairs next to their vehicles and will be required to wear masks and socially distance from other guests at all times. Traditional tailgating will not be allowed, including campfires, grills, fryers, propane fire pits, yard games, etc. How do I listen to the show? We will have a live audio system (just like a normal show). You are allowed to roll down your windows to enjoy the concert. You can also listen to the show on your radio dial by tuning in to a local FM transmitter. If you listen from your vehicle's car stereo, please make sure you know how to turn off your daytime driving/head lights on your vehicle, so you do not disrupt the view of others. If you are unable to turn off your headlights, please bring something to cover them up during the event. Are parking spaces assigned? The ticket you purchased for your vehicle is general admission (first come, first parked) in the colored zone (rows) you selected. Where do I park? There will be traffic directors guiding vehicles to entrance and also assisting with parking. Example: If you purchased a ticket in the red colored rows, you will be directed to park in one of the red rows on a first come, first parked basis. All attendees must arrive in the same vehicle at the same time. There is not additional parking onsite for additional vehicles. What kinds of vehicles are permitted? Personal vehicles that fit into a parking space are allowed. No large Vans, Buses, RVs, Trailers, etc. will be admitted. No tall vehicles that could block the views of other guests. If vehicle is deemed too tall and intrusive to the view of others, you will be relocated to the far side or the back of the venue. Your vehicle must fit in one (1) standard parking spot. Can I bring my own food or will concessions be available? You may bring in a cooler with your own food and beverages but no cooking of foods will be permitted. Deliveries of food to the event are not allowed. Come prepared with food items before entering the gate at the event site. Alcohol is not permitted. Are there any additional items or activities not permitted? Yes. No alcohol, drugs, smoking, vaping, etc. No fireworks, laser pointers, drones, kerosene lamps or open flames, and yard games will be permitted. No tents, tarps or other structures will be allowed to be setup on parking lots or vehicles. No pets or animals will be allowed. This includes emotional support animals. Can I leave the hatchback of my SUV open of sit in the bed of my pickup truck? You may open your hatchback to watch from the rear of your vehicle but when open it cannot impede the view of other guests behind you.  You are able to back into a parking spot to watch from the rear of your vehicle or from the bed of a pickup truck. Can I leave my vehicle run during the show? If your vehicle needs to run during the event it must not impose on other guests. This includes loud engines and mufflers, excess fumes, or exhaust, etc. Please be aware and courteous of others around you so you do not impede their ability to view and enjoy the concert. What happens if it rains? The concert is rain or shine (or snow). Can we come and go from the event? Once you arrive you will not be allowed to leave and return to the event. Will restrooms be available? Portable restrooms and handwashing stations will be available onsite. How do I scan my ticket? When you arrive, you will present your ticket for contact-free scanning. If you chose to have your ticket emailed to you, please look for an email from ticketoffice@unwsp.edu. Your ticket will be a pdf attachment in the email from the Ticket Office.  

Worlds of Fun

Categories: Community Events, Concert, Concerts, Station Events

Saturday, April 24

Bless KC Food Collection Event

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Food insecurity continues to impact 1 in 7 families over the Kansas City area. Many families are searching for hope and you can help provide some during 2021.

Throughout the year Life 88.5 is partnering with area churches and organizations to provide a way to help get much needed food to families and individuals who need it. We're hosting several one day Bless KC Food Collection sites around the Kansas City area.

At each location a Life 88.5 Life Support Team member will direct you through the drive-thru line and will offer you a Life 88.5 window sticker on your car. You'll also have a chance to get some fun FREE Summer Swag.

Best of all you can also help your neighbors without having to leave the comfort of your car; because every location will also serve as a drop off for non-perishable food items to help restock local food pantries. Simply place the food items in bags and put them in your trunk. When you arrive pop your trunk and one of our Life Support Team members will collect the items you wish to donate.

Bridge of Hope Community Church

Categories: Community Events, Family, Station Events

Friday, April 30 - Sunday, May 2

World Wide Marriage Encounter

All Day Event

WWME weekends are private enrichments for married couples. This is a faith based event that focuses on communication to help make your marriage thrive. Go to wwme.org for more info and application. There are 4 in person weekends remaining in 2021, where all safety protocols are met according to local guidelines. Our next weekend will take place the weekend of April 30- May 2 at Savior Pastoral Center in Kansas near legends. $90 application fee now and free will donation at the end of the weekend. NO ONE IS EVER REFUSED A WEEKEND DUE TO LACK OF FUNDS!

Savior Pastoral Center

Categories: Class/Study, Community Events, Conference

Tuesday, May 4

Bless KC Food Collection Event

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Food insecurity continues to impact 1 in 7 families over the Kansas City area. Many families are searching for hope and you can help provide some during 2021.

Throughout the year Life 88.5 is partnering with area churches and organizations to provide a way to help get much needed food to families and individuals who need it. We're hosting several one day Bless KC Food Collection sites around the Kansas City area.

At each location a Life 88.5 Life Support Team member will direct you through the drive-thru line and will offer you a Life 88.5 window sticker on your car. You'll also have a chance to get some fun FREE Summer Swag.

Best of all you can also help your neighbors without having to leave the comfort of your car; because every location will also serve as a drop off for non-perishable food items to help restock local food pantries. Simply place the food items in bags and put them in your trunk. When you arrive pop your trunk and one of our Life Support Team members will collect the items you wish to donate.

Journey Bible Church

Categories: Community Events, Family, Station Events

LifeCare Center of Ottawa Annual Fundraising Event 2021

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The LifeCare Center of Ottawa invites you to join us for a night of laughter and inspiration with JJ Jasper on Tuesday, May 4, at the Ottawa Memorial Auditorium. JJ is a veteran morning on-air radio personality, best-selling author, comedian, dedicated Christian, and devoted family man. When he’s not motivating listeners with his unique brand of humor and encouragement, he is entertaining people as a stand-up comedian and keynote speaker.  COVID-friendly boxed snacks will be available for you to enjoy.  Come laugh with us!  Tickets are going fast! Doors open at 6:00 pm the night of the event. Please call LifeCare by April 23rd at 785-242-4500 to reserve your complimentary tickets!

Ottawa Memorial Auditorium

Categories: Community Events, Fundraiser

Tuesday, May 11

Slurpee with a Cop

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Building community is needed now more than ever before and you can do that while enjoying a free small 7-Eleven Slurpee while meeting some of the hardest working heroes around. Members of the Johnson County Sheriff's Department will be on hand giving away prizes! You’ll also have the chance to take pictures with Superheroes from the KC Wonder League.

7-Eleven on Murlen

Categories: Community Events, Family, Station Events

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