Friday, July 19
Kearney Senior Center hosts games of bingo at 10 a.m. at 600 N. Jefferson St., Kearney. For details, call 903-6533.
Visitors and locals alike are invited to learn about the history of Kearney at the Kearney Historic Museum, 101 S. Jefferson St. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Friday. Admission is free but donations are encouraged.
The E. Howard Porter VFW Post No. 5717 offers a dinner each Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at 301 W. Washington St. For price information or other details, call 628-4548.
Kearney’s Mid-Continent library branch is hosting Living Dead zombie-themed escape rooms at 7 p.m. at the library, located at 100 S. Platte-Clay Way. A teen lock-in where zombies take over the library is from 7 to 9 p.m. A permission slip for the lock-in is required. Registration for both events is required; call 628-5055.
Kearney/Holt Community Theatre will host its summer adult production of “Godspell” at 8 p.m. on the stage in Lion’s Park, located in the 100 block of Jefferson Street in downtown Kearney. The show is free. Eventgoers should bring a blanket or lawn chairs for sitting.
Saturday, July 20
Kearney Farmers & Artisan Market will be open from 7 a.m. to noon in the parking lot of Kearney School District Early Education Center, located at the corner of Missouri Highways 33 and 92.
The E. Howard Porter Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 5717 offers an all-you-can-eat breakfast from 7:30 to 10 a.m. For details, call 628-4548.
Kearney Historic Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free but donations are encouraged.
An open house to welcome back the Kearney library branch to the community is from 1 to 4 p.m. at the library. From 1 to 2 p.m., storyteller and comedian Dennis Porter will perform. To register for his performance, call 628-5055.
A car cruise night will be from 5 to 8 p.m. at the southwest corner of the Orscheln parking lot, located off Missouri Highway 92. The event is sponsored by Midwest Corvettes and Classics and Cabana Tannery.
Kearney/Holt Community Theatre will host its summer adult production of “Godspell” at 8 p.m. on the stage in Lion’s Park. Eventgoers should bring a blanket or lawn chairs for sitting.
Monday, July 22
Weekly technical help for computers, cellphones and other handheld devices is available from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Firehouse Community Center’s Tech Cafe. For more information, call 903-3535.
The Kearney Senior Center will offer free games of Wii bowling at 9 a.m. followed by PEPPI exercise class at 10 a.m. The center serves lunch at 11:30 a.m. Meals are $4.50 each. Transportation is available by calling 903-6533 in advance.
Tuesday, July 23
A free PEPPI exercise class, aimed to keep older adults independent, is at 9 a.m. followed by games of bingo at 9:45 a.m. at Firehouse Community Center.
Storytime for babies, where children are read a story, is from 9:30 to 9:50 a.m. at the Kearney Mid-Continent branch. Storytime for preschoolers is from 10:30 to 11 a.m. A chance for children to learn about science and technology by creating a balloon rocket will be at 1:30 p.m. A teen writing workshop is at 2:30 p.m. A chance to learn about the stars and Greek myths from Hampstead Stage is at 7 p.m. Registration is needed for the last three events; call 628-5055.
A weekly senior citizen dance will be at 1 p.m. at Annunciation Community Center, 705 N. Jefferson St. in Kearney. For details, call 628-5030 or 824-5564.
The Kearney Food Pantry, which offers temporary food assistance to area residents who live within the Kearney School District boundaries, is open for those needing assistance from 2 to 4 p.m. at the rear entrance of 113 E. Washington St. Donations are accepted from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and again from 1 to 3:30 p.m. To learn how to receive assistance or needed donation items, call 903-4763..
Wednesday, July 24
Kearney Senior Center will offer free games of Wii bowling at 9 a.m. followed by PEPPI exercise class at 10 a.m. The center serves lunch at 11:30 a.m. Meals are $4.50 each. Transportation is available by calling 903-6533 in advance.
Weekly technical help for computers, cellphones and other handheld devices is available starting at 9 a.m. in Firehouse Community Center’s Tech Cafe. Genealogy assistance to those researching their family history at 6 p.m.
Storytime for toddlers is from 9:30 to 10 a.m. at the Kearney library branch. Storytime for families is at 10:30 a.m. A chance to learn how to create or clean up professional social media pages will be at 2 p.m. Call 628-5055 to register for the last event.
Thursday, July 25
A chance to learn about outer space with rocket-powered tales is at 10 a.m. at the Kearney library. A chance to celebrate the end of the summer learning program with space-themed games and activities begins at 1:30 p.m. Call 628-5055 to register for both events.
The Kearney Food Pantry is open for those needing assistance from 3 to 6 p.m. Donations are accepted from 2 to 5 p.m. To learn how to receive assistance or for a list of needed donation items, call 903-4763,