Wire KC Weekender
Disproving the myth that "there's nothing to do in Kansas City" one week at a time. Forward to colleagues, friends, & visitors and see you around town!
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With summer in full effect, join the Wire KC's network of black professionals for an evening of drinks, mingling, and relaxation. Whether you're coming to flirt or just be friends, this just might be the vibe you're looking for...

Join Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Upsilon Rho Omega Chapter for a fun-filled game night!

Friday, June 22 from 6-9 pm at BBBS-KC Event Space
1709 Walnut, KCMO 64108.

Come learn the basics of earning, spending, and saving your money! Changing Lives Financially is dedicated to teaching our community and generation about wealth building principles! 

Hip Hop is Green KC, Organic Soul KC & VegLife are hosting a Premier Screening of The Invisible Vegan, a 90-minute independent documentary that explores the problem of unhealthy dietary patterns and highlights the possibilities of a plant based lifestyle on reversing the trend.
Don't miss the Meetup in Kansas City. Social people, motivative innovators, movers, and shakers coming together to meet face to face choosing to be #BETTER and living to make impact. "The Canvas" is the theme; just show up and we guarantee together you will be motivated to move up! No cost just get there buy your drink, order your food, and let's create Motivation in Motion. Remember: If you want more, more is out there!

Grab your gal friends and join us for a ladies day out! Peruse fabulous African merchandise from Elegant Funk, beauty and fashion with J.Lily’s Spot, and more from other local vendors... all while sipping wine and networking. Plus giveaways and more!
During the month of June, wine lovers can enjoy learning about exciting, lesser-known varietals or just sit back and relax while drinking wine on our patio or inside at our Coffee and Wine Bar. Each flight comes with an information card providing tasting notes and details on the varietals.

Bold, Beautiful Women models of all cultures, backgrounds and flare will be strutting their swag RIPPING THE RUNWAY with a passion for fashion and style! Even our DJ is a model and will surely release a musical vibe throughout the atmosphere for all to enjoy!

Petey Pablo, Chingy, and Ying Yang 

In numerous communities across Missouri, abuse of prescription drugs has reached epidemic heights, leading to unprecedented rates of drug overdoses and related deaths. Attendees will receive important information on support and treatment options, hear from those in recovery, learn the terminology and new trends. Speakers will discuss how to identify a substance use disorder and highlight the resources available, in addition to ways to engage with people struggling and family members.

This Summer Lecture Series examines the intersection of health, racism, and gentrification as it impact maternal and infant death. We have a crisis in our city, even though it is seldom seen and even less spoken of. Uzazi Village wants to amplify the crisis leading up to our Black Infant Mortality Walk on September 15th and our Annual Gala on October 5th. 
Kansas City's FIRST African Day Party with unlimited chicken and jollof (included with ticket while supplies last) and drink specials for separate purchase. This party is for everyone! Music by DJ Gio, featuring DanceHall, Afrobeats, Coupe Decale and Hip Hop!
We’re bringing the VIBES to the #DayParty scene Sunday JUNE 24th @ the #RiotRoom 🙌🏽 Don’t miss #VIBESkc from 3-8pm! Sounds by Hot 103 Jamz own Dj B Shynin!
Guest DJs @mrswth @1jadedash @theroyalchief @thatbeasleygirl
Summer is here, let’s get you armed with my best hair care practices to deal with the heat and humidity! 

The owner of LouRose salon is allowing us to tour her beautiful salon.
Rev. Dr. Tex Sample, pastor at Trinity United Methodist and professor Emeritus at Saint Paul School of Theology, will facilitate a discussion about poverty, faith, and the need to come together to fight poverty, not the poor. 

Take part in preparing your meal with the instructors Chef Davis owner of House of Davis Catering. Cocktails and Mocktails will be mixed and instructed by Owner Shaniqua Jackson of Bars & More!

Relaxing, fun atmosphere while learning a new recipe. Enjoy a date night with a friend, family member or spouse!


“This a movement where we’re not blaming anyone. We’re not giving excuses. We’re not going back into slavery. … And if we do better, what does that do to everyone else? It lifts them up,” said Reggie Gray in Startland's latest KCultivator profile.

Wanna highlight a dope figure, business, or institution thats doing work in the community? Send it to WireKC@gmail.com with the subject #ForTheKCulture.
Have a great weekend!
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