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TODAY

Preschool storytime, 10 a.m., Rolling Hills Library, Savannah branch, 514 W. Main St., Savannah, Missouri. For ages 3 to 5 featuring books, rhymes, finger puppets and crafts. Call 816-324-4569.

Master gardener monthly topic with Larry Werthmuller on pumpkins, 10 a.m., Joyce Raye Patterson Senior Citizens Center, 100 S. 10th St. This event is free and open to the public.

Preschool storytime, 10:30 a.m., St. Joseph Public Library, Carnegie branch, 316 Massachusetts Ave. For babies to preschool-age children. Each session has a theme, and books and crafts are chosen to support the theme to increase vocabulary and knowledge of a subject. Call 816-238-0526 for more information.

Preschool storytime, 11 a.m., Rolling Hills Library, Belt branch, 1904 N. Belt Highway. For ages 3 to 5 featuring books, rhymes, finger puppets and crafts. Call 816-232-5479.

Taste of United Way, 11:45 a.m., United Way, 118 S. Fifth St. Join for a free lunch and hear from a panel of speakers about how the United Way confronts needs in the community. RSVP by calling 816-364-2381.

Genealogy assistance, 2 p.m., St. Joseph Public Library, Downtown branch, 927 Felix St. Need help with genealogy research? Stop by for assistance. Call 816-232-8151 for more information.

Crafting class, 2 p.m., Rolling Hills Library, Savannah branch, 514 W. Main St., Savannah, Missouri. Create a pumpkin chair cover using yarn in a rug-hooking class for beginners. Experienced crafters also welcome. A supply list is available when registering online at events.rhcl.org/events. Call 816-324-4569 for more information.

Reading Buddies, 4:30 p.m., Rolling Hills Library, Belt branch, 1904 N. Belt Highway. Children can practice their reading skills with a therapy dog. No appointment needed. Call 816-232-5479 for more information.

Kids’ crafts, 4:30 p.m., Rolling Hills Library, Belt branch, 1904 N. Belt Highway. Kids will create monsters using recyclables in an after-school program. All materials provided. No registration required. Call 816-232-5479 for more information.

Tenderloins and more, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Eagles Aerie and Auxiliary No. 49, 2004 N. Belt Highway. Serving tenderloins and other sandwiches. Proceeds go to support local heart charities.

Small business workshop, 6:30 p.m., InterServ Community Center, 5400 King Hill Ave. Each Wednesday in October, the Craig School of Business will host a free workshop. Open to the public. This week will be business plan and legal topics.

THURSDAY

Preschool storytime, 10 a.m., Rolling Hills Library, Savannah branch, 514 W. Main St., Savannah, Missouri. For ages 3 to 5 featuring books, rhymes, finger puppets and crafts. Call 816-324-4569.

Memory Rider’s Café, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Word of Life Church, 3902 N.E. Riverside Road. Event is a monthly social gathering for those with memory loss and their care partners in the community. Sponsored by Mosaic Life Care Hospice and NW Missouri Regional Office of the Alzheimer’s Association. For information, call 816-676-8706.

Fur and feathers colored pencil workshop with Wanda Taylor, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art. Sharpen your skills and learn to draw animals and birds in full color. Wanda Taylor will be teaching textures including fur, feathers and shining eyes.

Walk with Ease, 10 a.m., Joyce Raye Patterson Senior Citizens Center, 100 S. 10th St. This free walking program focuses on improving health through education and exercise. Community members of all fitness levels are invited to attend. To register, call 816-271-7057 or visit www.moarthritis.org.

Preschool storytime, 10:30 a.m., St. Joseph Public Library, Downtown branch, 927 Felix St. Join for storytime and crafts.

Teen self-care fair, St. Joseph Public Library, Downtown branch, 927 Felix St. Teens in seventh to 12th grades can learn calming techniques as part of Mental Health Awareness Day. No sign-up needed.

Crafting class, 4:30 p.m., Rolling Hills Library, Belt branch, 1904 N. Belt Highway. Teens and tweens will learn basic jewelry skills by creating a pair of haunted house earrings. All materials provided. Register at events.rhcl.org/events.

Chess and Checkers Club, 6:30 p.m., Rolling Hills Library, Belt branch, 1904 N. Belt. Teens and adults can challenge each other and learn new strategies. Sets are provided and all skill levels are welcome.

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