midtown weekly

March 11 - March 17
Check out all the great things happening in Midtown!
Andy Goldsworthy 'Walking Wall' at the Nelson

The Andy Goldsworthy 'Walking Wall' installation can now be seen at the The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. The wall will eventually cross Rockhill Road, stone by stone, May 12 - June 3, closing the road to traffic during this time. The museum encourages visitors to view the work in progress from inside the Block building.

'Making a Great City', KC Public Library Series

This three part series explores the foundation the parks system played in shaping Kansas City; current assessment and national trends; and how partnerships and private entities can bolster the parks aging infrastructure. Co-presented by Roanoke Park Conservancy and Penn Valley Park Conservancy in partnership with Kansas City Public Library and Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners of Kansas City, MO.

Location: Plaza Library, 4801 Main, KCMO
Time: 6:00 Reception, 6:30 Presentation

April 30:
How history has played out to the current moment or Now and the Next Hundred Years: An Assessment of Kansas City’s Park and Future Trends
Leon Younger, President of Pros Consulting, Indianapolis, IN

May 28:
Tapping the Potential – Creating Great Cities through Great Parks or It Takes A City: Partnership’s Role in Supporting Parks
Susan Rademacher, Hon. ASLA, Parks Curator, Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, Pittsburgh, PA

Municipal, School & Special Election Information

Election Day: April 2, 2019

Polls Open at 6:00 am

Polls Close at 7:00 pm

For sample ballot, go here.

For a list of KCPS School Board Candidates, go here.

The general election will be held June 18, 2019.
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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

Sunday, March 17
Starts at Linwood & Broadway, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Go to the KC St. Patrick's Day Parade page for information on parking, parade route, etc.

Several organizations in Midtown will have space available in their lots for parking for a fee. Please bring cash! Some of those locations are: The Whole Person, Citizens of the World School, Uptown Arts Bar, Uptown Shops, Harris-Kearney House, MCC, etc.

Please note: Broadway from Linwood to 43rd Street will be CLOSED at approx. 8:00 am until the parade is over.

Have a FUN and SAFE St. Patrick's Day!
more this week

mayoral town hall: millennial edition @ wwI museum - 3/19
who will lead kc? - 3/20
midtown kc now monthly networking luncheon - 3/21
building resilient cities lecture @ plaza library - 3/21
third thursday @ the nelson - 3/21
4th district candidate forum @ uptown theater - 3/21
lec mayoral candidate forum on education - 3/25
mayor's state of the city address - 3/26
historic kc preservation awards - 3/27
planet comicon - 3/29 - 3/31

primary election - 4/2
midtown kc now coffeee klatch - 4/3
greater kc science & engineering fair @ union station - 4/3 - 4/6
take your can to work week - 4/8 - 4/12
first in the city mayoral debate @ st. paul's - 4/9
brown bag concert @ westport presbyterian - 4/12
rock the parkway run - 4/13
record store day - 4/13
earth day celebration @ community christian church - 4/13
intro to native landscaping - 4/16
alliance for economic inclusion conference - 4/18
holistic health fair - 4/20
tedxrockhill - 4/20
jackson county sheriff's office easter egg hunt - 4/20
pints & policy: mayoral candidates on nonprofit policy - 4/25
midtown drug take back event - 4/27
disability inclusion summit - 4/30
midtown kc now coffee klatch - 5/1

kc art exhibit @ buttonwood art space - 5/3
troost jazz & soul experience - 5/4
edc cornerstone awards - 5/7
brown bag concert @ westport presbyterian - 5/17
valentine porchfest kc - 5/18
illuminated waters @ theis park - 5/24 & 5/25
head for the cure 5k - 6/9
general election - 6/18
If you have events you would like featured in
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.