Friday, Jan. 10

Kearney Area Development Council meets the second Friday of each month at 7 a.m. at 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. Call 903-6533 in advance for transportation. The center is also open Monday and Wednesday.

The Kearney Historic Museum, 101 S. Jefferson St., is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Friday and Saturday. 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 prices, call 628-4548.

Saturday, Jan. 11

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 more details, call 628-4548.

Play and learn time at the Kearney Mid-Continent library branch is at 10 a.m. at 100 S. Platte-Clay Way.

Monday, Jan. 13

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 details, call 903-3535.

A chance to join anime, Manga, cosplay and gaming culture fans at the Kearney library is at 6:30 p.m. Call 628-5055 to register.

Tuesday, Jan. 14

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 9:30 to 9:50 a.m. at the Kearney library branch. Storytime for preschoolers is 10:30 a.m. Home-schoolers can learn about artist Vincent Van Gogh is at 1:30 p.m. A lesson in how to budget for retirement expenses is at 6:30 p.m. Call 628-5055 to register for the last two programs.

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 is open from 2 to 4 p.m. today and Thursday 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.

Holt Community Fire Protection District’s board meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at district headquarters, 260 N. Missouri Highway 33 in Holt.

Wednesday, Jan. 15

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 lesson in how to use an Apple iPad is at 2 p.m. Call 628-5055 to register for last program.

Kearney Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. in the board room located at the Early Education Center, 150 W. Missouri Highway 92.

Thursday, Jan. 16

Kearney Business Group meets at 8 a.m. every Thursday. The group meets in the K.C. Coyote offices of First Missouri Bank’s building at 455 Sam Barr Drive, Suite 107.

Storytime for families is at 9:30 a.m. at the Kearney library. A teen game lounge is offered at 6:30 p.m. Call 628-5055 to register for last program.

Cards and Coffee begins at 9:30 a.m. at Firehouse Community Center, 106 S. Jefferson St. For details, call 903-3535.

Kearney Chamber of Commerce will host an off-the-clock mixer for members from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Kearney Historic Museum.

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