All Classes and Events

E.g., 01/17/2019
E.g., 01/17/2019

The Black & Veatch MakerSpace is your exploratorium of technologic contraptions! There's a lot to learn, so get started at MakerSpace Beginners Night. We'll introduce and demonstrate 3D printing, laser cutting, CNC machining, design software and electronics. Once you are introduced, you can come back and get to know MakerSpace better. No registration required.

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Coffee with Cops brings police officers and the communities they serve together to discuss issues and to learn more about each other. Members of our Overland Park Police Department join us for fun, games, conversation and snacks at this drop-in event.

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Carmack Community Room

Kansas City StorySlam is an event that welcomes anyone to tell a short personal story to a group of friendly listeners. Kansas City StorySlam is bringing some of KC's best storytellers to the library. The event will schedule time at the end for a few walk-ins to share their stories. KC StorySlam follows these rules: stories should be true, engaging, prepared in advance and told without reading from notes. Stories should be narrative in form, not a rant, stand-up comedy, an essay or poem. Tellers have 5-8 minutes. Check...

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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.

Presented by Crystal Futrell, ...

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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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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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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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