Friday, June 14

Kearney Area Development Council meets the second Friday of each month at 7 a.m. in the basement of Kearney City Hall, 100 E. Washington St. For details, call 628-3343.

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. at 600 N. Jefferson St. Meals are $4.50 each. Transportation is available by calling 903-6533 in advance.

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.

9Round of Kearney will host a Ladies Night out for women to mingle, shop, have drinks, eat and be pampered from 7 to 9 p.m. in Old Church Plaza, located in the 100 block of South Jefferson Street in downtown Kearney.

Saturday, June 15

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 market includes homegrown produce, locally harvested meat and artisan creations like bath products. For more details, visit the Kearney Farmers Market page on Facebook.

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. Menu items include eggs, home fries, meat, toast, pancakes, biscuits and gravy and drinks. For more details, call 628-4548.

Kearney Historic Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free but donations are encouraged.

Children will have a chance to learn and build an orbiter from LEGOs at 2 p.m. at Kearney’s Mid-Continent Public Library, 100 S. Platte-Clay Way. Registration is required by searching the online branch offerings at www.mymcpl.org.

Rising country star Mitchell Tenpenny will perform with special guest Eastern Heights at 8 p.m. at Kearney Amphitheater, located off Missouri Highway 33 north of downtown. Gates open an hour before the show. For more details and to purchase tickets, visit www.kearneyamphitheater.com.

Monday, June 17

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.

Kearney’s Board of Aldermen will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Kearney City Hall, 100 E. Washington St. For more information, call 628-4142.

Tuesday, June 18

OATS Transit provides transportation to essential shopping destinations between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. to seniors age 60 and older and those with disabilities age 18 to 59. Fare is $2 each way. To schedule a ride on the above routes call the OATS Transit office at 800-480-6287 or 816-380-7433.

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 is at 9:30 a.m. at Kearney’s Mid-Continent branch. Storytime for preschoolers is at 10:30 a.m. An educational science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics-centered activities program for children age 8 to 14 will be at 1:30 p.m. Registration for the last event is required by searching the online branch offerings at www.mymcpl.org or 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 more information, 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 for a list of needed donation items, call 903-4763, go online to kearneyfoodpantry.com or search Kearney Food Pantry on Facebook.

Kearney Parks Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Kearney City Hall.

Wednesday, June 19

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.

Storytime for toddlers is at 9:30 a.m. followed by storytime for families at 10:30 a.m. at Kearney’s Mid-Continent library.

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.

Thursday, June 20

Kearney Business Group, a referral group that focuses on one membership per industry category, meets at 8 a.m. every Thursday to learn about city businesses, sharing details on growing businesses and to pass along referrals. The group meets in the K.C. Coyote offices of First Missouri Bank’s building at 455 Sam Barr Drive, Suite 107.

Cards and Coffee, a weekly event aimed at bringing members of the community together, will begin at 9:30 a.m. at Firehouse Community Center, 106 S. Jefferson St. For more information, call 903-3535.

A chance for children to learn how to stay in shape and about eating healthy meals from Kansas City Chiefs mascot KC Wolf is at 10 a.m. at Kearney’s library branch. Registration is required by searching the online branch offerings at www.mymcpl.org.

Weekly computer technical help is available from noon to 2 p.m. in Firehouse Community Center’s Tech Cafe. Genealogy help is available at 6 p.m. For more information, call 903-3535.

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 3 to 6 p.m. at the rear entrance of 113 E. Washington St. 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, go online to kearneyfoodpantry.com or search Kearney Food Pantry on Facebook.

Kearney Rotary Club meets at noon every Thursday at Firehouse Community Center. The group also meets at 6 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month at Hunan Garden Restaurant, 635 W. Missouri Highway 92.

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