BIRD LIVES! A Tribute To Charlie “Bird” Parker

On August 26, 2023 from 11am to 4pm, Groundwork Northeast Revitalization Group is hosting a FREE family fun event NEKCK Historic Heritage Trail Kickoff event celebrating the birth and childhood neighborhood of Charlie Parker.

Bring your snacks, lawn chairs and smiling face to Community Boxing & Fitness at 2055 N 17th Street, Kansas City, KS 66104 to celebrate the continued work on the Historic Heritage Trail and Charlie Parker with a finale unveiling of the mural by “Lucky” Easterwood.

Enjoy live music, art, bike rides, giveaways, bouncy houses, community and much more! Come out and celebrate with us!

For questions or to be a vendor email Mata at