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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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    Looking for an ideal spot to watch the Solar Eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21st? William Jewell College's Society of Physics Students will have telescopes with solar filters, eclipse models and eclipse glasses available along with free parking at the WJC football field from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

    In addition, Fountain Bluff Sports Complex, 2200 Old State Hwy 210 in Liberty, will be open and provides 146 acres of unobstructed viewing space. Plan an afternoon at the park and bring your lawn chairs, eclipse glasses and a picnic to enjoy this historical event.
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    Liberty Parks and Recreation is showing their final movie of the season on August 25th at 8:30 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy an evening under the stars as you watch Zootopia and munch on popcorn. All free! Plus, The Kansas City Zoo will be bringing some animals in their Zoomobile at 6:30 p.m.
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    Join the tour at 10:00 a.m. next Saturday, August 5th to tour the Fairview Cemetery in Liberty. You'll get exercise and learn some historical facts about this Liberty landmark. Tour will begin at the rock arch on W. Schrader Street.
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    The Woodneath Branch of Mid-Continent Library and the Clay County Economic Development Council are hosting a boot camp for aspiring entrepreneurs on September 15th at the library. You'll hear information on creating your brand, advertising, online sales, and several other topics related to small businesses. There will also be a resource fair and networking opportunities. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. and the keynote speaker is at 9:00 a.m. Best part of the whole thing? It's free. The library is located at 8900 Northeast Flintlock Rd. Register online at www.mcpl.org/squareone or call the library.
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    The Liberty Community Center, Silver Center is providing a program on August 21st from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to assist seniors in completing File of Life medication cards. The Accelerated Track Nursing Students from William Jewell will be there to assist. These cards are extremely important for first responders and emergency room staff so they will know your health history and medications. Bring in your medication bottles in order to transfer the information to your File of Life.
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    A nice benefit of living in Liberty is that you have a great community center to call your own. The Liberty Community Center is a nice place to enjoy indoor and outdoor swimming pools, lessons of all kinds, a fitness center and even a performing arts center. It is a great place to meet people in the community. And it is very clean and friendly.
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    Come test your trivia knowledge at this fundraiser for the Clay County Museum. The fun starts at 6:30 p.m. on July 27th at Belvoir Winery, 1325 Odd Fellows Road, Liberty. Bring your team of four to eight members for the prizes and refreshments. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Reservations are encouraged by email: info@claycountymuseum.org or by phone: 792-2854.
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    Come discover the outdoors in our very own nature sanctuary in Liberty. Most Saturdays about 1:30 p.m., you can listen to an animal story and make a craft to take home. Stay and watch the live animal feeding at 3:00 pm. This is a really great family activity here. Call 781-8598 or visit the link below for more information and to register.
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    Summer is in full swing and now is the perfect time to shop the local Farmer's Market. It's held each Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to noon around the Liberty Square and each Wednesday from 7:00 a.m. to noon in the Feldman's Farm and Home parking lot. You'll find lots of locally grown fresh veggies and fruits and some yummy baked goods, jams and jellies.
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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.
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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!
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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.
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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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