Arts and Culture

February's Poetry and Prose is at the Arts and Heritage Center.

For this Poetry and Prose, Arts in Prison will present a poetry reading by inmates and former inmates incarcerated at Lansing Prison. Arlin Buyert, who has facilitated the poetry program at Lansing Prison for the past six years, says “poetry brings his students feelings of respect and self-worth.” Upon seeing the anthology...

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Carmack Community Room

Join the Johnson County Genealogical Society (JCGS) and discover research resources available. Society meetings cover business items and training sessions. Learn about the workings of the JCGS as well as specific genealogy research topics.

January: Centennial of World War I and National World War I Museum and Memorial
February: Civil War Genealogy Research
March: Irish Genealogy
April: Native American Genealogy

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Meeting Room

Crafters and makers often work in solitude but you don't have to! Join this Maker community to socialize with other experienced makers, share your expertise or get advice on a new project. Some members make items to donate to local charities, spreading the joy of making.

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Meeting Room

Meet local artist Juniper Tangpuz and learn about the secrets behind his incredible paper and cardboard sculptures currently on display at the Lackman Library.

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Once you’ve settled on a topic, what comes next? Explore the nuts and bolts of research and reporting, from pre-interview to assembling the final endnotes and citations with Bronwen Dickey, author and contributing editor at The Oxford American. Think of it as “all the tips and tricks this journalist wishes someone had shared with her when she started out.” Now she’s sharing them with you. This event will be held at The...

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