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

This event will be held at Unity Temple on the Plaza, 707 W. 47th St., Kansas City, MO 64112. Pre-order admission packages are available on Rainy Day Books

Ta-Nehisi Coates is a journalist, blogger, and memoirist who brings personal reflection and historical scholarship to bear on America's most contested issues. He is a distin­guished writer in residence at NYU's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute...

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Spanish-language learners, let us help you enhance your conversational skills. We'll read and discuss articles together, in Spanish. Good for intermediate and advanced levels. 

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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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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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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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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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Carmack Community Room

Understanding of the Holocaust is deepened by hearing personal experiences and stories. As survivors grow fewer, we turn to their families and loved ones to preserve this knowledge. In observance of Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, Evy Tilzer will share the stories of her mother and father, June and Isaac Feinsilver, survivors  of the European ghettos and concentration camps. Immediately following, Jewish Vocational Services will present their work of welcoming new refugees to Kansas City. 

Our May 7 program, ...

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