midtown weekly

August 3 - August 9

Working to make Midtown a great place for ALL.

Tuesday, August 4 is Election Day!

Polls Open at 6:00 am and Close at 7:00 pm
To see sample ballots, go here:
Don't know your polling location? Go to:



Each Polling Place will have an 8 ft. barrier at each of the voter check-in tables. Election workers will wear masks, face coverings for the duration of election day.

Hand sanitizer, alcohol wipes, Lysol wipes, Lysol spray, and microban spray will be used frequently to sanitize equipment and other hard surfaces.

Sterilized styli will be used for Poll Pad voter check-in and on Ballot Marking Devices. 
Single use pens and pencils will be used for voters voting on paper ballots. 

School gymnasiums, Community Centers and cafeterias will be used to ensure proper social distancing of voters and election workers.

Join Us This Week for Our Monthly Virtual Coffee Klatch!

Wednesday, August 5 @ 9:00 am

Please grab some coffee or beverage of your choice for our monthly chat online!

Everyone is welcome, but you will need to register HERE
to receive the login info for the Zoom call.
Take Your Business Outside!

There’s never been a more important time to think creatively about how your business can welcome customers. Whether you own a restaurant, a coffee shop, a retail store, or anything that welcomes people indoors, we all know that this time is beyond challenging. The good news is it’s possible to use our outdoor spaces to invite and serve customers safely.

Midtown KC Now has worked with CityFi and Street Smarts Design + Build to create a helpful, FREE GUIDE on how to take advantage of the space outside your door. Please see link below for the City's Permitting process.

Additional resources:
Better Block
City of KCMO Permit Overview
National Association of City Transportation Officials
COVID-19 Resources & Testing

For a list of COVID-19 related resources, please go to our website.

For FREE testing provided by the City of KCMO, go to their weekly site list here.
The health department suggests calling on Mondays when new lists are posted as appointments are limited and fill quickly.

Below is a list of hospitals/clinics where COVID-19 testing is offered in the Kansas City area. Please call the site you wish to visit before visiting the hospital or testing location to determine testing eligibility. Many sites still require physician orders or evaluation before testing is approved.

For the most current list, go to Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.

First Point Urgent Care  (816) 505-3669
Hope Faith   (816) 471-4673
Meritas Health Gashland  (816) 436-1800
NextCare Urgent Care  (816) 595-4000
Saint Luke’s Multi-specialty Clinic  (816) 714-2750
Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center  (816) 889-4795
Southwest Blvd Family Health Care  (913) 396-7070
Truman Medical Center  (816) 404-1000
Check your neighborhood's site for their meetings & events!

Coleman Highlands
Heart of Westport
Hyde Park
Old Hyde Park Historic District
Union Hill
West Plaza

this week
primary election - 8/4
unconscious bias - 8/4
mkcn coffee klatch - 8/5
city of kcmo landlord/tenant university - 8/6
pints on the patio - 8/6
software development at skilled tech institute - 8/6
journey to the ballot box: a woman's story - 8/6
virtual career fair - 8/6
kindest kansas citian awards - 8/8
social justice bootcamp - 8/8
sneaker & vintage flea market - 8/8
skatepark punk show at penn valley park - 8/8
missouri wine & jazz festival - 8/8 - 8/9
tour de bier - 8/9
connection art show - now until 9/24

upcoming events
the making of the modern middle east - 8/10
innovations in naturally affordable housing summit - 8/11 - 8/12
when women won the right to vote - 8/12
piac hearing for district 4 - 8/18
connection at buttonwood art space - 9/4
kc air show - 9/5 - 9/6
night at the tower @ wwI museum - 9/12
brush creek art walk - 9/18 - 9/20
understanding missouri's school to prison pipeline - 9/24
grilled cheese festival - 9/26
virtual happy hour: visions of the flint hills - 10/2
kcya: spark the arts - 10/14
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The Midtown Weekly, please email info and a photo (if you have one) to LEIGH by Thursday, the week before the date of the event.