All Classes and Events

E.g., 03/20/2019
E.g., 03/20/2019

Conversation allows people to better understand different viewpoints and to build a stronger community. Gather with us to break bread and discuss Food Insecurity in Johnson County. We provide the conversation starters - and the bread - and you provide the conversation. All are welcome at this drop-in discussion. Food and drink are provided.

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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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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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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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Meeting Room

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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Meeting Room

Join this Maker community and socialize with other experienced needlers, share you expertise or to get advice on a new project. Some members make items to donate to local charities, spreading the joy of Making.

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Networking should be one of the most important activities of your career. Many people don't network often or well, and may realize this only when it’s too late. In this session you'll gain insights and learn strategies for effective networking, including real-life examples from professionals who network well. You'll also learn tips for modernizing your networking strategy with LinkedIn and Facebook. Sandwiches and sides are served starting at 5:30 pm. Presented by development consultant Efren Mojica of All About You Consulting. Register online or call 913-826-4600.

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