Hol­i­day hap­pen­ings pop­ping up in JoCo, KC

The Plaza lights will glow again when the switch is thrown on Thanks­giv­ing Day. The El­ders will per­form.

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Peace and Re­mem­brance Il­lu­mi­na­tion: Each evening the Me­mo­rial will be il­lu­mi­nated with a light dis­play fea­tur­ing more than 5,000 pop­pies as part of a mas­sive light in­stal­la­tion, 6 p.m., Na­tional WWI Mu­seum and Me­mo­rial, 2 Me­mo­rial Drive, Kansas City, 816888-8122.

Lake Quivira Hol­i­day Bazaar: Start your hol­i­day shop­ping by vis­it­ing the fes­tively dec­o­rated 1930s club­house, lo­cal artists and de­sign­ers dis­play jewelry, toys and more, 1 to 8 p.m. Nov. 9, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10, Lake Quivira, 100 Cres­cent Blvd., 913-481-6269 or face­book .com/lake­quivi­ra­hol­i­day bazaar.

16th An­nual Gift Gallery of Kansas City: A shop­ping event bring­ing to­gether more than 40 ven­dors sell­ing unique and up­scale items, all pro­ceeds to ben­e­fit lo­cal non­profit chil­dren’s char­i­ties and schol­ar­ships, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 10, 9401 Mis­sion Road, Lea­wood, gift­gallerykc.com.

Vet­er­ans Day: Guest speaker and author of “One Young Sol­dier” Gary DeRigne will speak he is the re­tired pres­i­dent of Kansas City’s Yarco Prop­erty Man­age­ment Com­pany and past pres­i­dent of the Har­vester’s Com­mu­nity Food Net­work Board of Di­rec­tors. 8:30 to 10 a.m., St. Joseph Med­i­cal Cen­ter, Com­mu­nity Cen­ter for Health and Ed­u­ca­tion Build­ing D, 1000 Caron­delet Drive, Kansas City, 816-398-1929 or

Lea­wood Cham­ber of Com­merce Lun­cheon: Guest speaker Bob Ken­drick will talk about the Negro League and pre­serv­ing its his­tory, in­cludes events, lim­ited seat­ing, reser­va­tion re­quested by Nov. 12, 11:30 to 12:50 p.m., Gaslight Grill, 5020 W. 137th St. Lea­wood, $31.50 mem­bers, $45 oth­ers, 913-4981514. ext. 2 or sup­port@ lea­wood­cham­ber.org.

Se­nior Expo: Health screen­ing in­clud­ing blood pres­sure checks, bal­ance test­ing, pe­riph­eral ar­te­rial dis­ease screen­ing, along with speak­ers talk­ing about mem­ory screen­ing, de­men­tia, home health and in-home care. Prizes, re­fresh­ments and more, 9 a.m. to noon, Jew­ish Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, so­cial hall, 5801 W. 115th St. Over­land Park, free, 816-4442060 or www.gold­en­cir­cle re­sources.com.

Good Morn­ing Over­land Park: Learn about de­vel­op­ments hap­pen­ing around Over­land Park at this break­fast. 7:30 to 9 a.m., Mar­riott Kansas City Over­land Park, 10800 Met­calf Ave., Over­land Park, $30 Cham­ber mem­bers, $40 oth­ers, 913-4913600 or cfritzwat­son@ opcham­ber.org.

Telle­bra­tion: Par­tic­i­pants can hear sto­ries, see live an­i­mals, the sto­ries will com­bine the themes of en­vi­ron­men­tal aware­ness and an­cient myths, for all ages, 10:30 a.m., Ernie Miller Na­ture Cen-

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