Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States. Johnson County Department of Health and Environment can help you learn the risks and meet your goals. Meet one-on-one with a certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist.Continue reading »
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The only thing as enjoyable as a good book is talking about it.
February: Becoming by Michelle Obama
April: Our House by Louise CandlishContinue reading »
Register online or call 913.826.4600.
Share a great read with your favorite kid, grandparent, friend, or partner. This book group is for everyone who likes to read - and who likes to talk about it. We've chosen a middle grades title that will appeal across the ages. We'll have a free copy of our book, Refugee by Alan Gratz, for the first 12 people who register. You bring your brainy brilliance. Light refreshments are provided.Continue reading »
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!Continue reading »
Come check out the new bicycle fix-it stand, and let BikeWalkKC’s qualified bike technicians walk you through utilizing the stand to fix a flat tire, general bike care and cleaning, and brake and derailleur gear adjustments. Presented in partnership with LiveWell Johnson County and BikeWalkKC.Continue reading »
Sometimes, the only way out is through. Overcome a creative block by sharing your craft in a safe environment. Bring your song, story, drawing or idea to share with participants who are also overcoming the vulnerability required in artistic expression. This interactive workshop will provide coaching tools and encouraging feedback from the instructor and group. Led by esteemed KC musician, performer and composer Laurel Morgan Parks.Continue reading »
Register online or call 913.826.4600. Registration opens Mar. 16 at 9 am.
If you have never used a sewing machine, or just want to brush up your skills, this is the perfect workshop to develop/refresh basic machine sewing knowledge. Participants will learn to sew a seam, hem and sew a button hole using a modern sewing machine. Bonus: the machine is available for use after the class session, anytime the MakerSpace is open. BYOM: Bring Your Own Machine, if you’d like to learn how to use it.Continue reading »
The only thing as enjoyable as a good book is talking about it!
February: A Woman Is No Man by Etaf Rum
April: Circe by Madeline MillerContinue reading »
The paperwork needed to get your kids covered with KanCare can be overwhelming, so Healthy Kansas Kids is here to help! In Gardner Library on the second Friday of each month and at Central Resource Library on the third Friday of each month, you can get assistance with your KanCare application, whether it's your first time or you need help renewing. More information on the service and its provider, GraceMed Health Clinic, can be found here »Continue reading »
Adults interested in practicing English to improve their level can attend free classes at Oak Park Library every Saturday morning. The levels are intermediate and advanced. There is no registration or exam.
Los adultos interesados en recibir clases de inglés para mejorar su nivel, pueden asistir a las clases que se dictan en la Biblioteca de Oak Park todos los sábados por la mañana. Los cursos de inglés que se imparten son: intermedio y avanzado. Los interesados pueden ir los sábados en la mañana para asistir a las clases gratuitas sin necesidad de que presenten examen de...Continue reading »