Arts and Culture

Board games have been played for more than 4,000 years – and they never stop being cool. Join a fun-filled evening with new friends and adventures and play one of our many games such as Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride and Apples to Apples. You can even bring your personal favorite to share!  All ages are welcomed, with snacks and drinks provided.

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This event will be held at Lenexa City Center, City Hall, 17101 W. 87th St. Pkwy, Lenexa, KS 66219

Kansas City indie rock band Mess performs at the Community Forum auditorium in the Lenexa City Hall. 

City Center Live is a partnership with the Lenexa Arts Council

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Register online or call 913-826-4600. No membership needed or cost to attend.

Drop in for a day of discovery made for genealogy beginners.

• Tour the genealogy area   

• Learn about library and Society resources, in-house and online.  

• Pick up a Genealogy Starter Kit with forms and information. 

• Get one-on-one help from Society members in our Learning Lab. 

Attend informative 45-minute sessions on topics like: where to begin your search, genealogy DNA, and how to find online genealogy sources. Visit genealogy group exhibits; learn about...

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Free Lunch. is an exhibition of works by the artist duo Father-Daughter Confessional where food is the central thought. In this new performance work by  m.o.i., aka Minister of Information, and Sarah Star Wilkison, the intricacies of food security in a paradoxical world are examined. The artists create simple sack lunches packed with nutrition, tasty tidbits and a few surprises.

See all of our coming food, food...

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Let's read for fun! This book club gets together to talk about a book, meet kids from other schools, enjoy snacks and explore fresh ideas. Bonus fun: you'll build your own home library. Bring your lunch and join the discussion. We're reading Fablehaven by Brandon Mull and it’s a page-turning fantasy that will keep you on the edge of your seat the whole way through. Here's a taste! “When Kendra and Seth go to stay at their grandparents' estate, they discover that it is a sanctuary for magical creatures...

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