Wednesdays and Saturdays:
The Warrensburg Farmers’ Market takes place from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 7:30 a.m. until sell-out on Saturdays on the Johnson County Courthouse lawn.
Wednesday, Aug. 27:
Lifelong Learning of UCM presents “Do You Hear What I Hear? An Introductory Note” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, in UTT Room 100 on the UCM campus. This program will be an explanatory prelude to the music featured in the Provost’s Faculty Showcase scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in Hart Recital Hall. The program is free and open to the public. Dr. Allison Robbins, presenter, will provide background information about the music, the composers, and the faculty members performing each piece prior to the Showcase.
Friday, Aug. 29:
A rededication ceremony for the former South East Elementary School at 415 E. Clark St. is set for Friday, Aug. 29, and is being coordinated by the South East School Historic Preservation Committee, which is comprised of individuals who either attended or have some association with the former educational facility. The school opened in 1955, and after being vacated in recent years, reopened in 2014 as the new site of the UCM Facilities, Planning and Operations South East Complex. The rededication ceremony is planned for 2 p.m. at the South East Complex, and will be followed by a picnic. There will be an antique car show presented by members of the Warrensburg Wheels Car Club, and a live radio remote by KOKO 1450 AM. Facility tours also will be available, according to a news release.
September at the Library:
Trails Regional Library in Warrensburg has two ongoing programs for September. Lap-Sitters will feature stories, songs, finger plays and bubbles for children up to 2 years old. Registration is required. The program is at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesdays, Sept. 3, 10, 17 and 24. A story time program, featuring stories, songs, finger plays, crafts and coloring sheets for preschool-aged children is set for 10:30 a.m. on Wednesdays, Sept. 3, 10, 17 and 24. Sign up in
person at the library, 432 N. Holden St., or call 660-747-9177.
Thursday, Sept. 11:
The University of Central Missouri’s Get the Red Out celebration is planned for 4-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11 on Holden Street, between South and Clark streets. Get the Red Out will include inflatables and games for the kids, “Star Wars” characters, hoop shooting with the Mules and Jennies basketball teams and more. Businesses, organizations, student organizations and others who would like to share information about their businesses, products or project also are invited to participate. Vendors and others who want to register for a booth must do so online by filling out the electronic form available at ucmo.edu/gtro by 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2. Only online registrations will be accepted, and there is no charge to enter a booth. Booth space is limited due to high demand. For more information, call 660-543-4640.
Saturday, Sept. 27:
The Veterans Assistance League will host the 12th annual “Run for Freedom” 5K, 10K and Poker Walk at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Missouri Veterans Home, 1300 Veterans Road, in Warrensburg. Registration is $20 for the 5K; $25 for the 10K; and $15 for the Poker Walk. Online registration is available at valrun.eventbrite.com. Sponsorship and additional information is available by calling Latisha Koetting, director of volunteer services, at 660-429-4661.
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