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E.g., 08/19/2019
E.g., 08/19/2019

Join this maker community and socialize with other experienced needlers. You can share your expertise or get advice on a new project. Some members make items to donate to local charities, spreading the joy of making. Bring your own supplies and needle with us.

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The Black & Veatch MakerSpace at Johnson County Library is your exploratorium of technologic contraptions. There’s a lot to learn, so get started at MakerSpace Beginners Night. We’ll introduce 3D printing, laser cutting, CNC machining, design software and electronics. Once you are introduced, you can come back and get to know MakerSpace better!

Presented by MakerSpace staff.

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Poets Diane Glancy and Peter Mishler will share selections from their newest collections. There will be time for discussion of the stories and influences behind their poems, and each will touch on their own approach to the craft of writing.

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Spanish-language learners, let us help you to enhance your conversational skills. We’ll read and discuss articles together, in Spanish, with helpful native speakers and advanced students. Good for intermediate and advanced levels.

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Register online for this program or call 913.826.4600.

Here’s your chance to Fringe in Johnson County! Back by popular demand, the Library is bringing a Fringe production to your neighborhood. The 15th annual KC Fringe Festival is a 14-day explosion of local, national and international unjuried, uncensored performing and visual arts. KC Fringe Festival is the biggest celebration of arts and culture in the Kansas City metropolitan region. Light refreshments will be served. Fun for the whole family. 

Emily the Musical...

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Register online for this program or call 913.826.4600.

Here’s your chance to Fringe in Johnson County! Back by popular demand, the Library is bringing a Fringe production to your neighborhood. The 15th annual KC Fringe Festival is a 14-day explosion of local, national and international unjuried, uncensored performing and visual arts. KC Fringe Festival is the biggest celebration of arts and culture in the Kansas City metropolitan region. Light refreshments will be served. Fun for the whole family. 

Emily the Musical...

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Adults interested in practicing English to improve their level, can attend free classes at Oak Park Library every Saturday morning. The levels are basic, intermediate and advanced. There is no registration or exams.

Los adultos interesados en recibir clases de inglés para mejorar su nivel, pueden asistir a las clases que se imparten en la Biblioteca de Oak Park todos los sábados en la mañana. Los cursos de inglés que se imparten son: básico, intermedio y avanzado, los interesados pueden ir los sábados en la mañana para asistir a las clases gratuitas sin necesidad de que presenten...

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Johnson County Genealogical Society helps you discover many research resources. Society meetings cover business items and training sessions. Learn about the workings of the JCGS as well as specific genealogy research topics.

May: Beyond the Draft: Researching Your Great War Ancestor
June: Jewish Genealogy and JewishGen.org
July: Tracing Orphans in Your Ancestry
August: Patent Case Files and Genealogy

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Board games have brought family and friends together for years, and we are now in a golden age of game choices! Join us for enjoyable games, meet new friends and have new adventures. You can rampage the city as a giant lizard in King of Tokyo, embark on a cross-country train trek in Ticket to Ride or save the world from deadly outbreaks in Pandemic. Bring a personal favorite to share with the group. All ages welcome.

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