Pre-K play, 10 a.m., St. Joseph Public Library, East Hills branch, 502 N. Woodbine Road. Children age 6 and younger can their parents/caregivers are invited to learn and play together with early literacy toys. Each family also will receive a book. For more information, call 816-236-2136.
Nintendo Switch gaming, 2 p.m., St. Joseph Public Library, Downtown branch, 927 Felix St. Teens ages 12 to 17 are invited to play games including “MarioKart,” “Splatoon 2,” and “Super Smash Bros.” Call 816-232-7729 for more information.
Back-to-school bingo, 4 p.m., St. Joseph Public Library, Washington Park branch, 1821 N. Third St. Kids and teens invited. Call 816-232-2052 for more information.
RRT Jr. Players, 5 to 6:30 p.m., The Ruby Theater, 615 S. 10th St. Theater class for grades 6 to 12 with prior RRT or other theater experience. Classes meet Tuesdays/Thursdays through Nov 9. Cost is $112 and are $101 for additional sibling. For information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 816-232-1778.
Master gardener monthly topic with Larry Werthmuller “Planting Fall Crops,” 10 a.m., Joyce Raye Patterson Senior Citizens Center, 100 S. 10th St. Join Master Gardner Larry Werthmuller, to learn more about planting fall crops such as cabbage in this educational, hour-long presentation. This event is free and open to the public.
Taste of United Way luncheon, 11:45 a.m., 118 S. Fifth St. There will be a light lunch and a panel of speakers to address the needs in the community. This month the topic is after-school programs. Space is limited. RSVP at stjosephunitedway.org/taste or call 816-364-2381.
Marshmallow meteor shower battle, 2 p.m., St. Joseph Public Library, Washington Park branch, 1821 N. Third St. Kids from kindergarten to sixth grade are invited to arm themselves with DIY marshmallow shooters and battle their friends. Make it out of the meteor shower to win a prize. Call 816-232-2052 for more information.
Genealogy assistance, 2 p.m., St. Joseph Public Library, Downtown branch, 927 Felix St. Need help with genealogy research? Stop by today for assistance. Call 816-232-8151 for more information.
“Take a Seat” preview party, 5 to 7 p.m., 722 Felix St., Room 108. Come see the items and events to be auctioned at the Noyes Home 125th anniversary celebration. Meet the artisans who created the pieces on display. Complimentary appetizers will be served.
Dungeons and Dragons Downtown, 5:30 p.m., St. Joseph Public Library, Downtown branch, 927 Felix St. For adults and teens ages 14 and older. This weekly Dungeons and Dragons club will have some character sheets made, or you can develop your own character. Beginners and experienced adventurers welcome. Call 816-232-7729 for more information.