Friday, Sept. 13

Starting at 10 a.m., there is a fall fishing day for preschoolers ages 3 to 6 at Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary, 407 N. La Frenz Road. Children should bring a fishing pole for a day of catch-and-release fishing at the Nature Sanctuary pond. Call to register or to learn about fees at 781-8598. At 9 p.m., there will be a moonlit hike at the sanctuary.

The Divas of Liberty will perform at 7 p.m. at the Corbin Theatre, 15 N. Water St. For more details and ticket information, visit

Saturday, Sept. 14

At 10 a.m., Monarch Mania takes over Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary. This family event celebrates butterflies, particularly monarch butterflies, that will be migrating south for the winter. Families will be capturing, tagging and releasing monarchs as part of the nationwide effort to monitor their populations. Kids can catch butterflies, make a butterfly craft and get their faces painted. Call 781-8598 to register. There is also storytime with a naturalist at 1:30 p.m. and the animals at the center are fed at 3 p.m.

At 10:30 a.m., the book group Noveltea and Coffee Too meets at the Woodneath Library Center. The business of writing and authorship is a three-hour seminar that starts at 1:30 p.m. The River and Prairie Storyweavers meet at 2 p.m. Call 883-4900 to register for the last two events.

At 3 p.m., Royals Hall of Fame Manager Jill Seib-Schaub will bring some of the Royals Hall of Fame collection to the Liberty branch of the Mid-Continent Public Library, 1000 Kent St. Registration is required; call 781-9240.

Moonlight Yoga begins at 8:30 p.m. at Stocksdale Park, 901 S. La Frenz Road. Moonlight Yoga is a monthly benefit for the off-leash dog park instructed and coordinated by Patti Stark, owner of Serenity on the Square. Attendees should bring a mat and donation to the grassy area near the trail behind the horseshoe building. The event will be canceled if there is rain.

Wednesday, Sept. 18

Northland Coffee Connect events are free and open to the public each Wednesday at iWerx, 1520 Clay St., North Kansas City. Networking begins at 7:45 a.m. and a presentation is at 8 a.m.

Liberty Small Business Network meets at 8:30 a.m. at Wicklunds CARSTAR, 941 Sutton Place. A different speaker is featured each week.

Storytime for toddlers is 9:15, 10:15 and 11:15 a.m. at the Liberty library branch. At 6 p.m., there will be kids games to bring out the competition and cooperation. Registration is required; call 781-9240.

Storytime for preschoolers is 9:15, 10 and 10:45 a.m. at the Woodneath Library Center.

Girl Scouts will have an informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Liberty Middle School, 1500 S. Withers Road. For more details, call 352-3168 or email for more information.

Thursday, Sept. 19

Storytime for babies is at 9:15 a.m. at the Liberty library branch. At 3 p.m., there will be a chance to explore the differences and similarities among animals in the world and meet nature neighbors with a naturalist from Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary. Registration is required; call 781-9240.

Liberty Public Schools will have an early release for staff professional development.

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