Saturday events

Flavors of Central Tour to be today

The Flavors of Central Tour is scheduled Saturday, Aug. 13, in the Central Avenue area of Kansas City, Kansas. The culinary event, sponsored by the Central Avenue Betterment Association, is a self-guided excursion to acquaint persons with the food found in the Central Avenue area. Tourists will be in attendance. The event was in partnership with La Placita, Market at the Park, at Bethany Park, 1120 Central Avenue. Reservations were necessary for this self-guided tour. According to the website, tickets are sold out. For more information, see

Back-to-School Bash planned

A Back-to-School Bash is sponsored by Vibrant Health from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at the parking lot at 4313 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. There will be community booths. Physicals will be by appointment only. The first 100 in attendance will receive a free backpack with school supplies.

Monarchs at home against Lincoln Saltdogs

The Kansas City Monarchs will play a home game at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at Legends Field in Kansas City, Kansas. It will be Viva Las Vegas night with an Elvis impersonator contest, dressing in Vegas attire and post-game fireworks. For ticket information, visit

Free movie scheduled at Legends

Free movie night at the Legends Outlets will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13. “Jumanji” is the movie that is scheduled. The free movie screening will be on the Legends Lawn, located near the smokestack at the shopping center at I-435 and I-70 in Kansas City, Kansas. The outdoor movie is weather-permitting.

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