Friday, Nov. 29
Kearney Senior Center, 600 N. Jefferson St., is closed in honor of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Saturday, Nov. 30
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.
Monday, Dec. 2
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.
Crafting group Quilt Gathers will meet from 10 a.m. to noon at Kearney’s Mid-Continent branch, 100 S. Platte-Clay Way. A chance to get technical help with computers will be available at 6:30 p.m. Registration is required for the last event by clicking the registration button on the branch offering listing at www.mymcpl.org or call 628-5055.
A caregiver support group is available from 4 to 5 p.m. at Oak Pointe Assisted Living & Memory Care, 200 E. Meadowbrook Drive, Kearney. For more information, call 628-0075.
Kearney’s Board of Aldermen meets at 6:30 p.m. at Kearney City Hall, 100 E. Washington St. For more information, call 628-4142.
Tuesday, Dec. 3
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 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, 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 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.
A chance to make a Christmas tree craft using beads and safety pins is at 6:30 p.m. at the Kearney library branch. Registration is required; call 628-5055.
Wednesday, Dec. 4
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 lesson in using Microsoft Word will be at 2 p.m. Registration for the last event is required; call 628-5055.
The Kearney Chamber of Commerce holds its monthly member lunch from noon to 1 p.m. at Annunciation Community Center, 705 N. Jefferson St., Kearney. For details, call the chamber at 628-4229.
The Kearney Fire and Rescue Protection District offers CPR classes at 6 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month at 201 E. Sixth St. Those interested should contact the station in advance. If there are special class needs or groups, contact Sean Loughery or Rhonda Fort. For more details or to register for a class, call 628-4122.
Holt Board of Aldermen meets at 6 p.m. at City Hall, 315 Main St. Agendas are posted in the window of City Hall.
A Special Olympics basketball jam hosted by the Kearney Bulldogs’ boys basketball team is at 7 p.m. in the new gym at Kearney High School, 715 E. 19th St.
Thursday, Dec. 5
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.
Storytime for families is at 9:30 a.m. at the Kearney library branch. A Christmas concert from Mr. Stinky Feet is at 6:30 p.m. Registration for the show is required; call 628-5055.
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 details, call 903-3535.
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.
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. Call 903-4763 for details.