Read the September 2014 Issue of Leawood Lifestyle!

Calendar of Events

Mercy Mondays

09/01/2014 - 09/29/2014

OVERLAND PARK

Every Monday at Pie 5 Pizza donates 5 percent of their sales to Children’s Mercy. Enjoy a night out for some great pizza and help a good cause. Two Overland Park locations: 95th Street and 135th Street. PieFivePizza.com

Live Music

09/04/2014 - 09/27/2014

KANSAS CITY

THURS-SAT WEEKLY

EBT Restaurant will provide you with classic redefined American cuisine, world class service, elegant and sophisticated surroundings, an extensive wine list, private dining facilities, and a fabulous lounge featuring live music Thursday – Saturday nights. EBTRestaurants.com

Union Station Centennial Celebration Kickoff

09/05/2014

Union Station

The free family evening of entertainment and Centennial Kickoff to commemorate 100 years include live music concert, “Union Station Revealed” a breathtaking outdoor digital show with spectacular fireworks finale.

11th Annual SASS-MoKan Walk

09/07/2014

LOOSE PARK

Suicide Awareness Survivor Support Missouri-Kansas (SASS-MoKan) will hold its 11th Annual Remembrance Walk at Loose Park, (51st and Wornall). This community walk is for anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one to a traumatic death. SASS-MoKan.com.

Musical Theater Heritage's Musical Tuesday

09/09/2014

CROWN CENTER

If you missed Musical Monday, or just want to enjoy a second straight night of great music, this is the event for you. Featuring some of the finest voices in Kansas City. Off Center Theatre, Level 3. Reservations required. 816.545.6000 or MTHKC.com.

Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey Circus

09/10/2014 - 09/14/2014

KANSAS CITY

Presenting Built To Amaze!, an extraordinarily engineered circus experience where children of all ages find out what it takes to build The Greatest Show On Earth. High-energy, high-jinx and hilarity is ready to be transported by colorful circus machinery and unleashed from shipping crates right before the audience’s eyes. $15 SprintCenter.com

2nd Annual Independence Uncorked

09/13/2014

INDEPENDENCE

Spend an afternoon enjoying, wine, art and music to benefit the Eastern Independence Rotary Club. Uncorked features 20 Missouri wineries and one Missouri distiller as well as food vendors, artists, musicians and community booths. At Bingham-Waggoner Estates from 1-6 p.m. Tickets limited, $20. IndependenceUncorked.com

Scout Strong Challenge 5K & Half Marathon

09/13/2014

SPORTING PARK

Join Kansas City area friends of scouting for the Scout Strong Challenge 5K and half marathon. Scouts of all ages are welcome, as well as athletes looking for a flat course and a personal best time. Race start time is 7:30 a.m. Learn more at ScoutStrongChallenge.org.

The Handmade & Vintage Chick Event

09/13/2014 - 09/14/2014

PARK PLACE

Etsy-loving, Pinterest obsessed, DIY wanna-bees won’t want to miss this event, combining everything handmade, vintage, refurbished, shabby chic and ultra cool. Many vendors are artists from KC and the Midwest. Some will be selling their one-of-a-kind products for the first time ever at the Park Place Chick Event.

Leawood Chamber Golf Outing

09/17/2014

PRAIRIE VILLAGE

The Leawood Chamber’s first ever golf outing! Teams of 4 will travel around a nine-hole course, being welcomed by our fabulous hole sponsors, and competing in games. Golfers may register as a team of four, or solo, and will be matched up into teams. Registration includes a 9-hole golf outing, cart, and the chance to win prizes at each hole.

Leawood Welcomers Fall Coffee

09/17/2014

LEAWOOD

The ladies of the Leawood Welcomers invite you to their fall coffee at 10 a.m. This is just one of the many exciting events they plan each month. Reservations are required so we can plan accordingly. Please call 816.943.0408 for more information and location details.

Get Your Rear in Gear 5K & Fun Run

09/20/2014

KANSAS CITY, KANSAS

Register for the Kansas City Get Your Rear in Gear® 5K Run/Walk to help raise funds for colon cancer awareness efforts in the Kansas City area. Monies raised will stay in our community, helping with prevention, early detection and treatment, and healthy living projects for this disease. At Legends Outlets. GetYourRearInGear.com

Overland Park Regional Grand Opening & Community Open House

09/20/2014

OPRMC Campus

Kids’ activities, free blood-pressure checks, flu shots (based on availability, age 10 years and older), cooking demonstrations, food trucks and more. From 10 a.m. – 2 p.m  at 10500 Quivira Rd., OP, KS 66213.

Sacred Steps 5K Run/Walk

09/20/2014

LEAWOOD

The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection sponsors a 5K Run/Walk, followed immediately by a Kids Fun Run, with proceeds going directly to mission initiatives in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Africa. Race begins at 8 a.m. COR.org/SacredSteps.

Sandy Paws Charity Volleyball Tournament Martin City

09/20/2014

MARTIN CITY

This sand volleyball tournament is a benefit for Paws 4 Autism Lee’s Summit, a local nonprofit whose mission is to bring Autism Service Dogs and related services to children who demonstrate autism spectrum behaviors. Play begins at 10 a.m.

Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

09/23/2014 - 10/19/2014

CROWN CENTER

The Coterie, Level 1. With keen intensity and uplifting songs of the period, a dynamic cast reveals this compelling story of Rosa Parks, a black, upstanding citizen of the community, refuses to give up her seat to a white man. 816.474.6552 or TheCoterie.org.

Shawnee Mission Education Foundation Fall Breakfast

09/25/2014

OVERLAND PARK CONVENTION CENTER

The event celebrates district excellence and features Shawnee Mission School District Superintendent Dr. Jim Hinson as he delivers the State of the District Address. Individual reservations $40 at SMEF.org or call 913.993.9360.

Annual Museum Day Live

09/27/2014

KANSAS CITY METRO

Local museums join museums nationwide in SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE’s annual Museum Day Live! Event, opening their doors to the public for free. Tickets at SmithsonianMag.com/MuseumDay/Tickets.

Louisburg Cider Festival

09/27/2014 - 09/28/2014

LOUISBURG

Thoughts turn to Ciderfest Festivities as soon as the leaves begin turning red and gold! Louisburg Cider Mill brings you some good old fashioned apple cider fun. The first course of the Ciderfest is watching how apples are freshly pressed into 100 percent pure apple cider. Many other fun activities, too. LouisburgCiderMill.com

Go Girl Run Kansas City

09/28/2014

OVERLAND PARK

The Run’s half-marathon and 5K events will start and finish in Prairiefire at 135th Street and Nall Avenue. The run, managed by Ultramax Sports, is designed to positively impact women’s lives by celebrating friendship, health and fitness. To register and learn more visit GoGirlRun.com.

Leawood Garden Club

09/28/2014

LEAWOOD

This month’s meeting at 10:30 a.m. at Leawood Presbyterian Church features Crystal Broadus-Waldam, horticulture manager at the Kansas City Zoo, presenting “What Does it Take to Manage the Landscape and Habitats at the Kansas City Zoo?” Bring a sack lunch. LeawoodGardenClub.org or email leawoodgardenclub@gmail.com or call 914.642.3317.

Paws for Celebration

10/02/2014

OVERLAND PARK

This benefit to support the work and mission of Canine Companions for Independence takes place from 5-8 p.m. at McCarthy Morse Chevrolet, 9201 Metcalf, Overland Park. Admission $10. Wine Flight $25 (includes admission and three glasses of wine) Joe Lauria from Channel 4 will emcee. The event will include light finger food, wine tasting and a silent and live auction.