Friday, June 14
TOPS No. 584 will meet for weigh-in from 7 to 7:45 a.m. with a meeting following from 8 to 9 a.m. at Family Worship Center, 926 S. Commercial Ave. For details, call 589-4445.
The Smithville Senior Citizens will meet at 9 a.m. at the Smithville Senior Center, 113 W. Main St., for exercise (9:15), cards, pool, lunch, bingo and fellowship. The senior center is open to anyone who is age 60 or older or disabled.
“A Wrinkle in Time” will be screened for children between 3 and 4:45 p.m. in the Smithville branch of Mid-Continent Public Library, 120 Richardson Street. To register for this free event, search branch offerings at mymcpl.org/events.
Every Friday is music bingo and surf n’ turf night starts at 5 p.m. in Smithville American Legion Post No. 58, located at 2607 Missouri Highway 92.
Saturday, June 15
Sons of the American Legion Squadron 58 will host an all-you-can-eat buffet breakfast at 7 a.m. at the Smithville post No. 58. Meals are $7 for adults and $4 for children under age 4. The meal is open to the public. At noon, the Smithville Legion will begin registration for a corn hole tournament. Participants pay $10 per entry and need to bring their own partner. Play begins at 1 p.m. In the case of inclement weather, the event will relocate inside the hall.
The American Legion Post 58 Riders will gather for a Ride to Honor Our Fallen at 9 a.m. outside the Smithville legion. Kickstands are up at 10 a.m. The ride will have an officers escort to its first stop in Leavenworth for an inurnment service during which the legion, an effort lead by Dewayne Knott, will put a soldier’s ashes to rest. A full service will proceed with an honor guard. In case of poor road conditions, the ride will take an alternate route. Community members are welcome to join.
Wildlife Detectives will teach guests how to identify reptile and amphibian species, beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the Smithville library. To register for this free event, search branch offerings at mymcpl.org/events.
Smithville Historical Society’s museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. in the historic Patterson House, located 210 N. Bridge St. For details, call Carol Dawkins at 303-902-8146.
Smithville’s Free Outdoor Movie Night begins with activities at 6 p.m. every third Saturday of the month in June, July and September. This month’s featured movie is the 1984 version of “The Karate Kid,” following at sunset, in Courtyard Park at 100 N. Main St. For more information, search “Smithville Free Outdoor Movie” on Facebook.
Sunday, June 16
Bingo is offered every Sunday starting at 1 p.m. at the Smithville American Legion. Doors open at 11 a.m.
Monday, June 17
The Smithville Senior Citizens will meet at 9 a.m. at the Smithville Senior Center for exercise (at 9:15), cards, pool, lunch, bingo and fellowship. The senior center is open to anyone who is age 60 or older or disabled.
TOPS No. 1249 will meet from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Grace Community Church, 1520 Missouri Highway DD. For details, call 550-8887.
Smithville Historical Society will have its monthly meeting beginning at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Post No. 58.
Tuesday, June 18
Bridge Street Ministries will open its food and clothing pantry from 10 a.m. to noon at First Baptist Church, 300 S. Bridge St. For more information, call 532-0164 or visit firstbaptistchurchsmithvillemo.com. A second pantry at First Christian Church is available between 8:30 and 11:30 a.m. at 201 N. Bridge St. To learn about the Christian Church pantry, call 532-0773.
Storytime for toddlers is at 9:30 a.m. followed by storytime for preschoolers at 10:30 a.m. at the Smithville branch of Mid-Continent library.
Smithville Successful Direct Sales group meets at 11:15 a.m. each Tuesday at Chop’s BBQ & Catering, 109 E. Main St. For more details, search Smithville Successful Direct Sales on Facebook.
Kiwanis Club of Smithville will meet at noon at the American Legion Hall. For details, call 679-6783 or Starla Janes at 289-6240.
Smithville’s Board of Aldermen meets at 5:30 p.m. at Smithville City Hall, 107 W. Main St. For a work session. Following will be a regular session beginning at 7 p.m. Agendas can be found under the government tab on the homepage of the city’s website, www.smithvillemo.org.
The American Legion Post No. 58 and Legion Ladies Auxiliary Unit No. 58 will meet at 7 p.m. at American Legion Hall. For more information, call 532-8115.
Wednesday, June 19
The Smithville Senior Citizens will meet at 9 a.m. at the Smithville Senior Center for exercise (9:15), cards, pool, lunch, bingo and fellowship. The senior center is open to anyone who is age 60 or older or disabled.
Yoga on the Square is at 9:30 a.m. every Wednesday in June, hosted in Courtyard Park, 100 Main St. Yoga is open to all ages. Instructor Kim Derry asks participants to bring their yoga mat and non-alcoholic beverages. Yoga in the Park is part of Smithville Community in Action’s Resiliency Campaign to educate the community about how to de-stress using healthy coping skills. For more information contact CIA member Kelly Boley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Exotics R Us, beginning at 10 a.m., will bring the zoo to the Smithville library with a collection of unique animals including tortoises, foxes, monkeys, porcupines and felines. To register for this free event, search branch offerings at mymcpl.org/events.
Paradise Pointe Ladies Golf Association invites any ladies interested in joining the Wednesday morning league to meet at 10 a.m. at Paradise Pointe Golf Complex, 18212 Golf Course Road. The women play 18 holes.
Farmers and Makers Market will be from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Historic District of Downtown Smithville. During the Wednesdays in June, the market will feature the Smithville American Legion Band. For more information email email@example.com.
Smithville Bike Nights are on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. in Courtyard Park, located on East Main Street in the downtown Smithville Heritage Business District. Motorcycles and bicycles are encouraged to park downtown and visit the shops and variety of activities. For more information contact Ken Purdue at 728-0315.Smithville Masonic Lodge No. 438 will meet at 7 p.m. at the Masonic Hall, 119 N. Bridge St., Smithville. For more information, call Tony Kerns at 749-3154.
A second opportunity for yoga, Pay What You Can, will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. hosted in Chop’s BBQ Event Space, 107 E. Main St. This opportunity is lead Amy Vance of AV Yoga and Wellness. Participants are asked to bring a mat, suggested donations are $5 to $15. For more information, search for the “pay what you can YOGA” Facebook page.
The Smithville R-II School District Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. at the district office, 645 S. Commercial Ave.
Thursday, June 20
The Smithville Rotary Club will meet at noon at St. Luke’s North Hospital-Smithville, 601 S. U.S. Highway 169.
Fit for Life with KC Wolf will be from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Smithville library. Kansas City Chiefs mascot KC Wolf knows the importance of staying in shape and eating right. During the event KC Wolf will present a lesson for children on making wise fitness and nutrition choices. Following from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. all ages are invited to learn salsa dancing. Occurring once a week for three weeks, guests can learn new moves each session. No partners are required; socks or slick-soled shoes are recommended. To register for either of these free events, search branch offerings at mymcpl.org/events.
Smithville family bike nights are at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday starting from the parking lot at the corner of Litton Way and Highway F in Smithville. This free event welcomes families and community to partner in bike riding fun. The leisurely ride generally covers 12 miles in about 60 to 90 minutes. Turning back early is always an option as it is an out-and-back style ride. Other details can be found on the Let’s Ride Bicycles Facebook page.
The Town and Country Quilters will meet at 6:30 p.m. at First Christian Church, 201 Bridge St.
The Sons of the American Legion Squadron No. 58 will meet at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. For more information, call 532-8115.