Arts and Culture

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Get started researching your ancestors with this free series. Each class begins with a lecture, followed by time to use what you’ve learned to do your own online research. Topics include genealogy websites including Ancestry, Family Search, Find-a-Grave and more; search strategies that produce results; genealogy software programs and a trip to the Midwest Genealogy Center in Independence, MO. Class size is limited based on computers; however, you can bring your own laptop. Register by sending an email to education@jcgsks.org with your name, phone...

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It’s always tea time when you grow it yourself! Learn about growing, preparing and blending your own herbs for tasty teas. Regina Compernolle, founder and director of Sacred Earth Arts, will demonstrate how to plant everything you need and will share some recipes to get you started. BYOT (Bring Your Own Tea) to drink while you wait for your herbs to grow!

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Get started researching your ancestors with this free series. Each class begins with a lecture, followed by time to use what you’ve learned to do your own online research. Topics include genealogy websites including Ancestry, Family Search, Find-a-Grave and more; search strategies that produce results; genealogy software programs and a trip to the Midwest Genealogy Center in Independence, MO. Class size is limited based on computers; however, you can bring your own laptop. Register by sending an email to education@jcgsks.org with your name, phone...

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Register online or call 913.826.4600. Registration opens Dec. 9 at 9 am.

Follow along with an episode of “The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross,” and paint your own happy little trees. Supplies will be provided.

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Author Andrea Warren will read from and discuss her newest work, Enemy Child, which tells the dramatic true story of a shameful event in America’s past. Norm was 10 when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941 and life instantly changed for all Japanese-Americans along the West Coast. Due to upsetting content, this event is best for 5th graders and older.

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