Monday, September 6th
Labor Day: University Closed
Men’s Soccer vs. Missouri State: Catch our Roos playing Missouri State at Durwood Soccer Stadium, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Art Exhibit: Check out the creations of Indian artist Nirmala Biluka before this exhibit closes. Running through Wednesday, September 8, head to the YWCA of Greater Kansas City Gallery anytime from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Located at 1017 N. 6th St., Kansas City, Kan. Call 913-371-1105 for further details.
Tuesday, September 7th
40th Anniversary Communiversity Sign-up: Join the Communiversity crew as they celebrate the birthday of this unique service, which offers a wide range of class from crafts to financial planning at little to no cost for students. Peruse and sign up for classes from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Writer’s Place, 3607 Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Mo. Contact Rick Mareske at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Volleyball Game: Watch the UMKC Volleyball team take on Drake University from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Swinney Rec Center. Tickets are $5, visit umkckangaroos.com for more details.
Wednesday September 8th
Poster Making Party: Join the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event in making posters. This event is held at the Oak Street Residence Hall’s lounge from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Violence Prevention and Response Project, call 816-235-1638 for more details.
Thursday, September 9th
Remembering September 11th: The North Kansas City Public library hosts Professor Gary Bachman from Park University, who worked on the front lines as a disaster relief worker. Reserve a space at www.northkclibrary.com
Army Band Woodwind Quartet: The Conservatory hosts a free concert held at White Recital Hall in the Performing Arts Center from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Call 816-235-2799 for more details.
Friday, September 10th
Westport Art Fair: Be sure to dedicate at least part of your weekend to checking out the 31st Annual Art Westport, showcasing only Kansas City artists. Starting Friday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., it also runs Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 816-550-0677 or visit www.artwestport.net.
Downtown Show: Catch Lawrence band Mammoth Life along with Normandie Wilson, Alone with Everybody, and UMKC alum-turned KC music sensation Margo May at the Brick.
Night of Pampering: SAFEHOME-KS, an organization providing services to survivors of domestic violence, hosts their second annual night for ladies at Total Care Chiropractic. Including manicures, yoga, and more, this event costs $15 in advance or $20 at the door, with all proceeds going to SAFEHOME-KS. Held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 8600 W. 95th St., Overland Park, Kan. Call 913-383-8505 for further details.
Saturday, September 11th
Catch a Free Movie: The Kansas City Public library is showing the Bill Murray classic, “What About Bob?” at their Central Library, 14 W. 10th St., Kansas City, Mo. Starting at 1:30 p.m.
Sunday September 12th
Movie day: Catch a quirky film at the Tivoli. “The Extra Man,” based on novelist and comic book author Jonathan Ames’s book of the same name, this feature stars Kevin Kline, Paul Dano (of “There Will be Blood” fame), and John C. Reilly. Call 913-383-7756 for details.