2018 - 2019 Events Calendar
All events begin with Mix & Mingle at 6:30 PM, followed by Meeting at 7 PM (unless otherwise noted.)
We are excited to celebrate another great year of events with our Alpha Phi sisters and hope you will join us! Throughout the year, for questions, driving directions or more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Scroll down further to see our past events. Also, be sure to check out our upcoming brunch and happy hour schedule here. There are many opportunities to gather with your APhi sisters!
Sat, 5/4/19: KC Art 4 Heart!! — Join us for a fun evening with girl friends and significant others, while giving back to Alpha Phi and supporting cardiac care. We are changing up our Red Dress event this year by having it at the InterUrban ArtHouse in Old Overland Park. More information on the KC Art 4 Heart page. Full details to come in Winter 2019.
*This will be a paid event.
Tues, 5/14/19: Summer Sendoff and “Dollar Store Amazing Finds” -- Enjoy sisters, a summer gift exchange, and fun! Come with a wrapped “dollar store” find for no more than $5 (could be serious or white elephant style). For those who would like to participate in our annual summer reading sendoff, bring a book to swap for a new summer read, as well!
Sat, 6/15/19, 7 AM - 12 PM -- American Heart Association Heart Walk Participate in the 5K Heart Walk with Team Alpha Phi to raise funds for lifesaving science. Contact our coach, Michella Wempen, at email@example.com to learn more and sign up. Location: Kansas City Power & Light District, 13th & Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64106
Fall 2018 Events Recap...Here's a look at the events we've already enjoyed this year!
Tues, 3/5/19: Gardening Learning Presentation — Join us for an educational program about gardening with a speaker from the Missouri Extension Office. We’ll learn how to grow herbs or veggies. Get ready for spring and home-grown goods!
Hosted by Kathie Warner, (913) 451-6215
11605 Conser Street
Overland Park, KS 66210
Tues, 2/5/19: Maker Faire -- This event got postponed. Please watch the website and newsletter for updates on rescheduling this fun time with sisters! Get ready for invention, creativity, curiosity and hands-on fun at our very own Alpha Phi Maker Faire! We will provide the supplies and see what is created. Prizes are in store!
Hosted by Megan Brethower, (913) 909 - 9907
21308 W. 48th Street
Shawnee, KS 66218
Tues, 1/15/19: Ringing in the New Year with Healthy Living -- November and December were filled with great food and lots of sweets! Need some healthy cooking inspiration for your New Year’s Resolutions? Join us for an exchange of healthy recipes! Please bring one copy of a favorite healthy recipe to share. Additional recipe cards will be available for members to record new recipes to try! Kim Rippe Barnett, Omicron 1980, a Wellness Coordinator for Aegis Therapies, will be presenting on healthy living.
Please feel free to bring your dish as a sample to share!
Hosted by Robin Beck
1721 NE Blue Heron Dr
Lee's Summit, MO 64086
Tues, 12/4/18: Annual Holiday Party -- Ring in the holidays, Alpha Phi style! In order to participate in our fun Ornament Exchange, please bring a wrapped ornament. This is our most popular event—you won’t want to miss out!
Hosted by Jessica Tickle, (612) 201-3882
25705 W 73rd Street
Shawnee, KS 66227
September 18, 2018: Game Night! -- Come ready for some fun with the game Left, Right, Center! It is a game of luck and rolling the dice. If you would like to participate, please bring 4 quarters. The winner takes all…not to mention time to catch up with sisters and meet new people! Be sure to bring your checkbook to pay annual dues.
Location: The home of Katey Chamblin
15829 England Street
Overland Park, KS 66221
October 16, 2018: Founder’s Day-- Come together to celebrate 146 years of Alpha Phi history and sisterhood.
November 13, 2018: Operation Gratitude Community Service-- Operation Gratitude sends care packages to deployed troops, veterans, new recruits, and first responders across the nation and oversees. In honor of Veterans day being celebrated on November 12th, let’s join together and show our gratitude by writing letters to be included in the care packages. All supplies will be provided.
Location: The home of Molly Wendland, (913) 269-6102
9112 Catalina St.
Prairie Village, KS 66207
2017 - 2018 Events Recap...
We are excited to celebrate another great year of events with our Alpha Phi sisters and hope you will join us! Throughout the year, for questions, driving directions or more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 19, 2017: Game Night
Come ready for some fun with bunco! We will have prizes for our winners...not to mention time to catch up with sisters and meet new people! Be sure to bring your checkbook to pay your annual dues.
Location: The home of Kim Peak, 8933 Country Hill Ct., Lenexa, KS 66215 (913‐599‐4379)
October 17, 2017: Founders’ Day
Come together to celebrate 145 years of Alpha Phi history and sisterhood. We will honor those sisters initiated in 1967 with a special 50-year recognition and announce our 2017 Sara Ann Hatton Award recipient. Light appetizers and desserts will be provided. Make plans to join us for a special evening
Location: To Be Announced Soon!
November 14, 2017: Crime Prevention and Holiday Shopping Awareness
Join the Lenexa Police Chief Ellen Hanson as the holidays are approaching to learn more about how to stay safe and be aware.
Location: The home of Megan Brethower, 21308 W. 48th Street, Shawnee, KS 66218 (913‐909‐9907)
December 5, 2017: Annual Holiday Party
Ring in the holidays, Alpha Phi style! Bring a wrapped ornament for our fun Ornament. This is our most popular event—don’t miss it!
Location: The home of Debra Burgess, 11000 W. 126th Street, Overland Park, KS 66213 (913‐897‐4175)
February 2, 2018: National Wear Red Day
Join Alpha Phi Sisters in National Wear Red Day to raise awareness of heart disease, the #1 killer of women in America.
February 6, 2018: Movie Night and Service Project (RESCHEDULED
The weather outside is frightful...let's stay in, watch a movie and make blankets for children in the Kansas City area with autism! If you would like to make a blanket or several to donate to Project Linus, please bring 1.5-yards of single cut fleece fabric and a seam ripper if you have one. You can choose any pattern or color! Get ready for a fun movie night with sisters, popcorn and fun!
Location: The home of Ashlea Noonan, 14440 W 122nd St., Olathe, KS 66062 (913‐940‐2180)
March 5, 2018: International Badge Day
Celebration to honor sisterhood was started in 1997 by the NPC. The date is recognized during March, which is also National Women’s History Month. The inaugural campaign was titled: “It’s as Simple as Wearing your Pin … With Pride.” Join us in celebrating by wearing your badge or letters and inviting all sorority women you know to do the same! You can also wear your badge virtually by making it your profile picture on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. that day.
March 6, 2018: A Night Out with Sisters to Create
If you enjoy crafting with sisters come join us for an evening of painting at Paint, Glaze and Fire! There is a $4 studio fee to participate, plus the cost of the item you chose to paint ($10-20 range).
Location: Paint, Glaze, and Fire, 12683 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, Kansas 66213 (913‐661‐2529)
April 14, 2018: 3rd Annual Red Dress Gala
Join us for a fun evening of delicious food, drinks and fun with Alpha Phi sisters, friends and significant others! Get dressed up in your little black dress or dare to put on that fabulous red dress to support women’s heart health. Fantastic items and experiences will be raffled off to benefit the Alpha Phi Foundation.
Location: The Writer’s Place Event Space
Time: 5:30-8:30 pm
Tickets: Until 4/6/18 - $30 per person or $50 for you and a guest
After 4/6/18 or at the door: $35 per person
April 17, 2018: Stages of Our Lives
Sarah Uchytil, a life coach, yoga instructor and our 2017 Sara Ann Hatton Award recipient, will lead the group in a lean in circle to empower, build new skills, and network with other Alpha Phi sisters. Sarah will touch on the changing stages of our lives and how to work through each.
Location: The home of Robin Beck, 1721 NE Blue Heron Dr., Lee’s Summit, MO 64086
May 16, 2018: Summer Sendoff and "Dollar Store Amazing Finds"
We’ll have one last fling before the start of summer. Come with a wrapped "dollar store" find for no more than $3.00 for the summer fun (could be serious or white elephant style)!. Enjoy your sisters, a summer gift exchange and fun! For those who would like to participate in our annual summer reading sendoff, bring a book to swap for a new summer read!
Location: The home of Allison Rickels, 8626 NW 100th Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64157 (816‐507‐0040)