All Classes and Events

Spring Guide 2018
E.g., 04/22/2018
E.g., 04/22/2018

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Crafters and makers often work in solitude but you don't have to! Join this Maker community to socialize with other experienced makers, share your expertise or get advice on a new project. Some members make items to donate to local charities, spreading the joy of making.

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The Maker Meetup is the perfect time to chat and tinker with other makers, entrepreneurs, engineers, hobbyists and designers. Explore other peoples' projects and share your own challenges and goals. Knowledge, connections, inspiration and community involvement is what we're Making!

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Meeting Room

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

January: The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
February: Wonder by R.J. Palacio
March: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
April:...

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The only thing as enjoyable as a good book is talking about it.

January: Push Back Choson by Richard Brown
Richard Brown wrote a fictional book based on his wife’s experience as a child living in Seoul during the Korean War. He will be the guest speaker at the January book group meeting.

February: Before the Fall by Noah Hawley
March:...

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Meeting Room

The only thing as enjoyable as a good book is talking about it.

January: The Pearl by John Steinbeck
February: Girl in Reverse by Barbara Stuber
March: The Stars Are Fire by Anita Shreve
April:...

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Micro:bit is an easy-to-use, surprisingly powerful tiny micro-controller. Learn to code a simple program, transfer it to the micro:bit and see the result. Afterward, take your micro:bit home and code on your own! Made possible with generous support from Black & Veatch. Space is limited: register online or call (913) 826-4600. Each registrant can bring one guest, no more. Open to all ages 8+. 

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Learning English in the United States is one of the keys to success, and communication is essential to make friends, maintain business and to find jobs. Many more things can be achieved through learning or improving our level of English.

Aprender el idioma inglés en los Estados Unidos es una de las claves para triunfar, además y la comunicación es fundamental para hacer amigos, mantener los negocios, y encontrar trabajo. Muchas cosas más se podrían conseguir si aprendiéramos o mejoráramos nuestro nivel de inglés. 

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This event is at the Lenexa City Hall, Community Forum at the Lenexa City Center, 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 and we'll provide the coffee and doughnuts. This series is presented in partnership with the League of Women Voters.

Speakers include:

Sen. Dinah Sykes – 21st District

Rep. Tom Cox – 17th District

Rep. Linda...

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Carmack Community Room

Join the Johnson County Genealogical Society (JCGS) and discover research resources available. Society meetings cover business items and training sessions. Learn about the workings of the JCGS as well as specific genealogy research topics.

January: Centennial of World War I and National World War I Museum and Memorial
February: Civil War Genealogy Research
March: Irish Genealogy
April: Native American Genealogy

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So, you'd like to host a podcast! What's your first step? Our Maker-In-Residence Laura Spencer, with input from some local podcasters, will discuss the equipment you'll need, website options for hosting your podcast ... and more. She'll also give you a tour of the Sound Booth in the MakerSpace, and provide advice on microphone-handling and recording techniques. Space is limited, please register online or call (913) 826-4600.

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