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 October 14 - October 20

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NEWS & RESOURCES
MIDTOWN KC NOW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR POSITION


As mentioned in our 9/16 Midtown Weekly, current Executive Director, Diane Burnette,
has resigned from Midtown KC Now and will be starting a new position with the Urban Land Institute in November.
See press release here.

While we are sad to see her go, we must now fill her very big shoes.
See job description here.  Job posting here.

Qualified persons can send a letter of interest including resum
é
 to manderson@omnihrm.com

 
MIDTOWN KC NOW SMALL BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT!
 

 
Meet Matt Bramlette, co-owner of Soap Bar at 318 Westport Road!
Matt and Rick, owners of the popular Midcoast Modern, opened the new shop this year just 2 doors down from their other space to concentrate on bath, body, and self-care essentials, which includes their own brand, Bear Soap Company, made on-site.

#shopsmall #shoplocalkc #smallbizsat #apothecary #locallymade
#luvmidtownkc #midtownkcnow #smellgood 

And don't forget to SHOP SMALL on Small Business Saturday on November 30!


 
KC MARATHON TO IMPACT MIDTOWN STREETS

The KC Marathon will be held Saturday, October 19.

7:00 am - Full, Half, & 10K Start
7:30 am - 5K Start


Kansas City's largest and most exciting annual race event takes runners on a tour through the coolest neighborhoods and past the most beautiful landmarks - including the World War I Memorial, the Country Club Plaza, the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Waldo, Westport, 18th & Vine and more.

Click here for course map. Click here for more information.
 
SAVE THE DATE: FALL 2019 LEAF & BRUSH PICKUP
 
KC Water, on behalf of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, conducts scheduled curbside leaf and brush collections each spring and fall.

Residents who live in CENTRAL Kansas City (from the Missouri River, south to 63rd Street) will receive curbside leaf and brush collection from December 2nd – December 6th.

For rules & regulations, click here.
 
MIDTOWN NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS
Check your neighborhood's site for their meetings & events!

Coleman Highlands
Heart of Westport
Hyde Park
Old Hyde Park Historic District
Plaza/Westport
Roanoke
Rockhill
Southmoreland
Union Hill
Valentine
Volker
West Plaza
EVENTS THIS WEEK
OCTOBER 17
MIDTOWN KC NOW LUNCHEON


Thursday, October 17
Midtown KC Now, 3931 Main, KCMO
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Presenter: Kansas City Artists Coalition

$15 provides lunch --- pay at door or in advance here: http://tinyurl.com/MidtownkcLunch

REGISTRATION is required for lunch via email or phone, 816.753.3820 ext.420

 
 
OCTOBER 17
THIRD THURSDAY @ THE NELSON


Death Becomes Her
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Bloch Lobby
4525 Oak, KCMO

This month's #ThirdThursdayKC is the perfect spooky excuse to dress up.
* The dark and moody music of Emmaline Twist
* Kansas City DJ & DJ Ice Kole
* Tarot card reading by Moth and Candle
* MoonDrop Circus aerial act, stilt-walker & more
* Drop-in art activity: Decorate a mini pumpkin
* Photo Op with Jack Skellington and Oogie Boogie
* Chance to win a Hot 103 Jamz prize pack
* Free Exhibition: Creatures of the Night: Women in Paris from 1850-1900

For more info, click image above.

 
more this week
 


upcoming events

going away party for diane & oliver burnette - 10/22
race, place, & diversity dinner - 10/25
stealing kandinsky @ just off broadway - 10/25 - 11/9
midtown drug take back event - 10/26
smart growth in kc: how? where? - 10/29
planned parenthood's the event - 11/2
tweed ride - 11/2
day of the dead festival @ nelson - 11/3
special election - 11/5
midtown kc now coffee klatch - 11/6
public service career expo - 11/7
city school fair - 11/9
nelson gala: an evening with a queen - 11/9
fundraiser for plaza academy - 11/9
community conversations w/municipal court - 11/12
how to afford private school - 11/13
landlord efficiency summit - 11/13
midtown school tour - 11/14
business & legal consultations for artists - 11/21
academie lafayette holiday art market - 11/24
plaza lighting ceremony - 11/28
small business saturday - 11/30
holiday swing - 11/30 - 12/1
midtown kc now coffee klatch - 12/4
celebration fundraiser @ buttonwood art space - 12/6

 
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