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Liberty is a city located in Clay County, Missouri and is also considered a suburb of Kansas City, Missouri. Its close proximity to KCMO means that the residents of Liberty can enjoy a local home-town feel, while also having access to the cultural and recreational advantages of a big city. The city of Liberty has the honor of being recognized in August 2011 as the 7th Best Place to Live in America by CNN/Money Magazine.

Connection to transportation outlets makes Liberty an excellent choice for businesses, shopping, and recreation. Several major employers reside in Liberty including the Hallmark distribution warehouse, Liberty Industrial Park, Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation, and the Heartland Meadows light industrial park. Cultural and recreational venues include the Liberty Performing Arts Theater, Corbin Theater, the Liberty Community Center, and the Fountain Bluff Sports Complex. William Jewell College, founded in 1849, is a nationally recognized undergraduate liberal arts college and also hosts a myriad of cultural events such as music, performing arts, and theater. The Liberty Square offers an interesting assortment of retail shops including antique and gift stores. If this doesn’t suit your taste, simply hop on one of the major highway systems for quick access to Zona Rosa or The Legends outdoor malls.

Liberty was founded in 1822, 18 years after Lewis and Clark passed through what we now call Clay County. Liberty is the home to seven historic districts and over 240 preserved homes and buildings including the historic Liberty Jail Site, the Clay County Museum, and the Jesse James Bank Museum.

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    The Clay County African American Legacy, Inc. is celebrating Juneteenth, to commemorate June 19, 1865, when slaves in Texas first learned of their freedom. The program will include a dinner, music, a silent and live auction and an awards presentation. Tickets are $50 each. The program will begin at 6:00 p.m.
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    The Historic Downtown Liberty Farmers Market is happening now. Local farmers gather to show, share and sell their fresh produce. I always find fresh fruits and vegetables but they sell other items as well. It begins at 7:00 a.m. on Saturdays for all of you early birds out there!
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    The Liberty Fire Department is purchasing four new ambulances to serve the city. Funds for the new vehicles are coming from the Public Safety Sales Tax that was recently passed. Hopefully none of us will need to use the new ambulances, but it will be nice to know they're here.
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    "I Love You to the Moon and Back," is the theme for this year's father and daughter dance. June 17, girls ages 5 - 12 are invited to join their fathers for this evening of dancing, dining, games and a photo booth. Tickets are $30 a couple and $10 for each additional daughter. To learn more visit http://libertymissouri.gov/ or call 816-439-4366.
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    Forty years of summer band concerts continue this year on June 13, 27 and July 2 with 80 volunteer musicians performing on the Historic Liberty Square. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and sit out under the stars just outside the Rooney Justice Center, 11 South Water Street. The free concerts start at 7:30 p.m. and are under the direction of Shane Fuller, band director at Liberty North High School.
  • Christine & Carol Lies
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    If you are looking for a fun time to celebrate our independence come to Liberty, Missouri. Fountain Bluffs Sports Complex is hosting the Liberty 4th Fest on July 3, 2017. The fireworks are amazing. There will be music, activities for the kids, food and lots more fun!
  • Carol & Christine Lies
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    Not only has Liberty, Missouri been voted one of the top 10 cities to live in over the years. It also has a great school district. One of the things I like about it, and something that surprised me, is that there are seven community parks in the area! Some of them offer ball fields, fitness trails, basketball courts, picnic areas and more. If you want more information you might turn to The Liberty Trails System which is a great resource.
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    The Liberty United Methodist Church will be offering their 4th annual Champions Day Camp on Monday, July 17th to Friday, July 21st. CSM Day Camp is for children, over the age of 6, and adults with an intellectual, cognitive or physical disability. There will be games, sports, dancing, arts, crafts, worship, music, water play and themed parties. For more details go to: championsspecialministries.org/campers/summer-day-camps/liberty-2017-camp-registration.
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    "Build a Better World" is the them for this year's library reading program. Trying to combat the 'summer slide', by maintaining intellectual engagement by reading and partaking in educational activities, the program will focus on science and sports, technology and teamwork, engineering and environment, arts and architecture and math and me. It will run through July 31. For more information go to mymcpl.org.
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    Norterre, a multi-generational health, wellness and residential community is being constructed next to Liberty Hospital. The 50,000 sq. ft. first phase will offer a healthy lifestyle center with classes in yoga, Pilates, cardiac and strength training and spin. There will be on-site trainers and health coaches to help you meet your goals. Also included will be a running and walking track, high-impact studio, therapy and lap pools and a spa with salon services.
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    If you've never been to a trampoline park, get ready for some fast paced play. Liberty is getting its first jumping facility at 1927 Industrial Drive. Just as the name implies there are different sections for different age kids to jump and jump and jump. What a great way to burn off all that extra energy that kids come with.
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    Camp Bow Wow, a franchise dog day care, boarding, grooming and training facility will be built in the Liberty Industrial Park on Brown Street. Hopefully they will have doggy cams so owners can watch their pets during the day!
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    If you are a Liberty/Clay County resident, you have an opportunity to dispose of paint, chemicals, batteries and more on October 28, 2017. The Clay County Regional Household Hazardous Waste Collection Mobile Program will make Liberty one of the stops between 8:00 a.m. – noon. The service is free to residents.
  • Christine & Carol Lies
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    Mark your calendar! Clay County residents have an opportunity to dispose of paint, chemicals, batteries and more on October 28, 2017. The Clay County Regional Household Hazardous Waste Collection Mobile Program will make Liberty one of the stops between 8:00 a.m.– noon. The service is free to residents.
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    Come join the fun on May 6th at the 7th Annual Temple Run. Registration is free. The deadline for timed runners is May 3rd and for non-timed runners it is May 4th. Participants are encouraged to bring school supplies which will be donated to Jewish Vocational Services for refugee children. You'll also get to visit with Daniel Sorensen, KC Chiefs Free Safety and Dr. Sofia Khan, a refugee activist in the Kansas City area. Register at: www.templerun.net
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    The Liberty Community Center will be having a free swim day on Friday, May 5th from 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Open recreation in the pools will be from 6:00-9:00 p.m., competitive play in the gym from noon to 1:00 p.m., pickle ball from 1:00-3:00 p.m., recreational play in the gym from 3:00- 9:00 p.m. and the fitness center will be open all day. Also several group fitness classes will be available. Go check it out!
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    Come run in the sun and have fun with your dog. The Liberty Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a 5K race for you and your dog at Stocksdale Park on April 22nd. Registration will start at 7:00 a.m. with the race starting at 9:00 a.m. The course weaves through the trees and is on a combination of asphalt and natural trail surfaces and will include agility and muddy obstacles, which are optional Your dog must remain on a lease during the run. Bring a towel and plastic bag for after the race. You will get muddy, you will have fun and your dog will love it!
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    The new B & B Theatre to be built in Liberty received the City Council's preliminary approval. When done this theatre complex will have 12 state-of-the-art theatres, and 85 seat bar and lounge and a 14,500 square foot corporate office. Construction should start in April or May.
  • Carol & Christine Lies
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    This is a wonderful town with so much to offer! I have seen this community grow over the years. The renovation of the Historic Liberty Square, the new commercial development, Liberty Commons, the transformation of historic homes and buildings and much more. It is a growing community with something for everyone.
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    Looking for a quaint Italian Restaurant in the Liberty area? Try Luigi's Italian Restaurant on the square...the garlic knots and oil you snack on while waiting for your order are "melt in your mouth" wonderful! The food consists of high quality ingredients cooked to perfection! The chef will also prepare a vegan dish on the fly when requested. If you are looking for one of the best Italian wine bar/bistro's in the area, this is your place!
  • Christine & Carol Lies
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    Carolyn's is a great place to take the kids! We were there for over four hours enjoying all of the activities. Our first stop was the Pumpkin Donut Shop! Some of the activities they offer are feeding the barnyard animals, playing in the corn corral, taking a train ride and watching the pig races. My favorite thing was taking a wagon ride to the pumpkin patch and picking pumpkins. The kettle corn is tasty so don't leave without buying a bag of it to take home!
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    Come join the fun at the Liberty Fall Festival on September 23 - 25, 2016. It is a great way to welcome in the fall season. Watch the parade, visit the booths, listen to live music or go to the carnival. Just head to the Historic Liberty Square and join in the fun!
  • You know fall is around the corner when it's time to gear up for the Liberty Fall Fest. This years festival is on September 23rd-25th on the square. Like years past, you can expect a jam packed weekend full of fun! This years line up will include a parade, carnival rides, live music and dancing, craft vendors, and of course a plethora of food! This is always a great festival; see you there!
  • The Bryan Alford Band will be presenting a night of Caribbean music at the Mosiac Life Care Journey at Shoal Creek on June 10th. Tickets are $10.00 per person. There will be a cash bar and gourmet appetizers will be provided by Chef Sam. Bring your lawn chairs and get ready for a relaxing night of music, food and fun!
  • Come out this Saturday, June 11th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. for a scavenger hunt around the historic downtown Liberty Square, while you sample seven of the favorite downtown eateries. Tickets are $15.00. Check out the website below for admission information. Sounds like a fun and yummy morning!

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