River Gallery  presents their yearly show highlighting the work of the Associate Partners. This collection of unique and original art  encompasses a wide variety of styles and media.  The Gallery states that “Their creative energy and support are important to the success and future of our gallery and the arts in our communities.”  A reception is set for May 6th, from 6-8pm.  River Gallery’s associates are: Dan Wenger,  Dean Hanson,  Deb Wallig,  Dorene Steggell, Ginny Gibson, James Hockenhull,  Jeff Hess,  Jo Hockenhull,  John DeVoe,  Michelle Oldenkamp (Jula Girls Jewelry), Laurie Chambreau,  Nathelle Norfleet,  Pam Serra-Wenz,  Rich Bergeman,  William Shumway. Hours: Tues-Sat, 11am-5pm. River Gallery 184 S Main St. Independence http://www.rivergalleryart.com