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Weekend Update: July 25 - 27

Published: Jul 24, 2014

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 Saturday, July 26

Lion and the Mouse Puppet Show
Story Time Puppets with Papa & Jackie Wright from University City, MO. This Aesop Fable is performed with hand puppets and music and tells a valuable lesson. You will love their lively performance style! Puppetry Arts Institute

Dragonfly Days

Dragonfly Daze at George Owens Nature Park
10am - 1pm | Dragonflies, Butterflies, Moths, Grasshoppers and other flying insects! Make your own dragonfly; watch a dragonfly movie; catch dragonflies around the lakes, identify them and take home photos of the ones you catch. We supply nets, craft materials, and dragonflies. 
George Owens Nature Park 

Farmers Market Food Demos at the Independence Farmers' Market
Stop by the Independence Farmers' Market at 9 a.m.-12 p.m. to find out ways to prepare your fresh produce. The University of Missouri Extension will be present to demonstrate quick and easy ways to prepare your Farmers' Market findings. The farmers market is located on the Independence Square at the corner of Truman and Main.

Ringside World Championships

Coming Up Next Week:

Ringside World Championships
July 30 - August 2
Independence Events Center
Event Details

Clintons Soda Fountain

In The News: 

Congratulations to Clinton's Soda Fountain for being named one of Kansas City's Best Ways to Beat the Heat.  Visit this Independence Original for ice cream, treats and more! Read more here