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City Initiatives on the August 6th Ballot

Image of flowers in fall at George Owens Nature Park

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – The Palmer Center at 218A N. Pleasant St. in Independence, MO is operated by the City of Independence and is dedicated to the mission of improving the overall health of adults 60+. For more information call (816) 325-6200 or visit the website www.independencemo.org/parksandrec. Programs offered for this month include: 

This Month’s Highlighted Programs 

Please note events will be held at the Palmer Center located at 218A N. Pleasant Street in Independence, Mo., unless otherwise indicated. Call (816) 325-6200 for registration or further information. 

New Theatre - Newsies   Date: Wednesday, 7/24/24 Time: 10:15 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Enjoy a wonderful lunch buffet followed by the hit musical Newsies, an inspiration tale of a charismatic newsboy who dreams of a better life. Price: $63   Call to see is space is still available. 

Powell Gardens - Butterfly Festival   Date: Wednesday, 7/31/24 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

Explore tropical and native butterflies alongside stunning botanic displays at Powell Gardens. A box lunch is included. Price: $69   Call to see is space is still available. 

Disney 100: The Exhibition at Union Station Date: Thursday, 8/22/24 Time: 10:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.   Deadline to pre-register: 7/22/24 Price: $76 

Crafty Crochet Tuesdays, 7/16, 8/13, & 8/27 at 10:30 am  

A couple of experienced crafters will be here to teach you how to Crochet. 

Independence Day Celebration Wednesday, 7/3/24 at 10:30 a.m.  

Celebrating the 4th a day early! Join us for snacks, games, and enjoy the holiday fun.   

Beginners’ origami, Tuesday, 7/9/24 at 10:30 a.m.   

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