Time to get out your calendars! We’d love you to join us for these upcoming events.
Saturday, May 5: Swope Health Services Block Party. Here is the lineup of activities:
- The event kicks off at 9 a.m. with registration for the Family Fun Walk, at the newly refurbished Spirit of Freedom Fountain at 3801 Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard. Parking is available at the Brush Creek Community Center. At 9:30 a.m., join in a warm-up exercise led by a fitness coach, at the fountain. The Walk starts at 10 a.m.
- 10 a.m.: The Mental Health & Wellness Block Party ramps up at Swope Health Central, 3801 Blue Parkway, with parking available at the Mazuma Credit Union Building. The party includes a live broadcast and music by KPRS 103.3 Hot Jamz, raffles, a performance by Battery Tour. Food trucks will be offering items for sale. If the weather turns rainy, the event will be held inside Swope Health Services’ Community Rooms located on the east side of the complex.
- You’ll have a chance to connect with local community resources: SHS will host intervention workshops to share coping techniques and discuss co-occurring disorders; Cornerstones of Care will provide relationship education; Aim4Peace will offer haircuts for boys and lead exercises in developing personal resilience; and Kansas City Parks & Recreation will share information on its new KC Life X program and its summer youth programs.
Friday, May 11: Open House at Swope Health Services OB-GYN and Pediatric Clinics
- Join us for a brief opening ceremony at 8 a.m., followed by tours of the newly renovated clinics where you can meet SHS staff and providers. This event is at SHS Central, 3801 Blue Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64130. A continental breakfast will be served.