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E.g., 02/21/2019
E.g., 02/21/2019

Tailoring, sewing and stitchery are not lost arts. You can learn to repair and customize your clothing. This session includes instruction in simple processes like sewing on a button, patching a hole or adding a pocket. We provide patches and equipment, you bring in that torn sweater. Textile specialist Whitney Manney and the MakerSpace crew are on hand to assist. Registration opens 30 days in advance of the session. Register online or call 913-826-4600.

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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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Micro:bit is a super easy-to-use, tiny-and-powerful micro-controller. In this workshop you will learn about the micro:bit, learn to code a simple program, transfer it to the micro:bit and see the result. Session participants get to keep their micro:bit to take home and code on their own!

Registration opens two weeks in advance of each session. Please call or check this event listing at that time. Register online or call 913-826-4600.

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The only thing as enjoyable as a book is talking about it!

The Lackman Book Group meets at Lenexa City Center, City Hall, Prairie Star Room, 17101 W. 87th St. Pkwy., Lenexa, KS 66219.

January: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
February: House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea
March: Life in a Jar by H. Jack Mayer
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Our food choices affect health and pocket book, but also the health of our community and planet. Sustainable diets meet present needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet theirs. This program discusses healthy, nutritious and affordable options for better health. You'll see examples of ways to buy local/regional foods and get tips on stretching food dollars. You'll also learn some strategies to help reduce food waste.

Presented by Crystal Futrell, Johnson County K-State Research and Extension.

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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 examen de clasificación, tampoco es necesario inscribirse.

Adults interested in practicing English to improve their level, can attend free classes at the Oak Park Library every Saturday morning. The levels are basic,...

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

Discover what's percolating in the Kansas Legislature. Representatives and Senators with constituents in Johnson County will discuss the new legislative session, followed by Q&A. You bring the questions, we provide the coffee and doughnuts. Presented with the League of Women Voters.

Panelists will include:

  • Senator Dinah Sykes, District 21
  • Representative Cindy Holscher, District 16
  • Representative Susan Ruiz,
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Carmack Community Room

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.

January: Death Doings: The Records when Someone Dies
February: Immigration Records, More than Just Ship Passenger Arrival Lists
March: Family Oral Histories
April: Researching Your German Ancestors, A-Z

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There is such a thing as a free lunch, just not for everyone. 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. Only a few are available - will you get to eat today? Come to the exhibit and find out.

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Calling all gardeners, locavores and history buffs. "Victory gardens" were home gardens used to grow fruits and vegetables when rations for the public tended to be scarce while America was involved in a war. In this session, learn why victory gardens were so important during the world wars of the 20th century, and why they are a good idea today. Presented by Loretta Craig, of Prairie Garden Farm in Basehor, KS. 

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