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10 Kansas City Events for Black Professionals This Week

10 Kansas City Events for Black Professionals This Week

There’s always something to do in KC! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Kansas City this week.

1. DRAKE VS. RIHANNA MOJO POWER RIDE
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 4:45 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Get ready to sweat it out at MOJO Cycling Studio. The studio offers a cycling class with tunes from Drake and Rihanna. Learn more here.

2. SECOND WEDNESDAY POETRY OPEN MIC
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Share your poetry and prose at Poetic Underground. The organization hopes to create a safe space where artists can gather in the Kansas City area. Learn more here.

3. KC SINGLES MIXER
Friday, January 13, 2017 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Cuffing season is in full effect. Still single? Take a step outside of your comfort zone at the KC Single’s Mixer in the River Market area. Learn more here.

4. SPEED DATING WITH BOARD GAMES
Friday, January 13, 2017 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Want to meet new people? This version of speed dating involves board games. Grab your favorite game and meet new friends in the process. Learn more here.

5. THE BARD ON BOOZE PRESENTS “HENRY V”
Friday, January 13, 2017 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
This is Kansas City’s version of Drunk Shakespeare! “Henry V” will be drunkly performed in under 90 minutes. The shows are performed script and drink in hand! Learn more here.

5. HARVESTERS VOLUNTEER DAY
Saturday, January 14, 2017 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Give back to your community by serving at one of the largest food banks in the area. Learn more here.

7. CARDS AGAINST HUMANITY COMPETITION
Saturday, January 14, 2017 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Win prizes for playing a game that makes us all feel like terrible people… Cards Against Humanity. Learn more here.

8. 2017 U.S. FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIP
Saturday, January 14 – January 22, 2017
The U.S. Figure Skating Championship comes to Kansas City. A group of skaters, including current and future Olympians, will compete for the highest honor in the sport. Learn more here.

9. KANSAS CITY CHIEFS DIVISIONAL PLAYOFF GAME
Sunday, January 15, 2017 12:05 p.m.
This is Chiefs Kingdom! The Chiefs will play at Arrowhead Stadium for the AFC Divisional Playoff Game. Learn more here.

10. MLK CELEBRATION 2017 FEATURING B-RICH AND CLINT COLEY
Sunday, January 15, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
Comedians B-Rich and Clint Coley perform at the Kansas City Improv for a special show ahead of Martin Luther King Day. Learn more here.

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Taylor Taylor is the I DON'T DO CLUBS Influencer of Kansas City. She is a graduate of William Peace University & American University and a social media & digital journalism professional. She enjoys exploring Kansas City, cooking Pinterest recipes, and watching reruns of The Golden Girls in her free time. Follow her @TaylorCShaw on Facebook, Instagram, SnapChat, and Twitter.

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