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

Johnson County has a generally affluent population yet food waste and food insecurity are problems here. According to a study from The Food Policy Council of Johnson County, food waste here is estimated at about 1.6 million pounds annually, valued at approximately  million. During the past five years it has been estimated that 11.6 percent of Johnson County households experienced some kind of food insecurity. 

Join Johnson County Library to examine the issues of hunger. We'll be screening two documentaries, Wasted: the Story of Food Waste,...

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

Kansas City indie rock band Mess performs at the Community Forum auditorium in the Lenexa City Hall. 

City Center Live is a partnership with the Lenexa Arts Council

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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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Register online or call 913-826-4600. No membership needed or cost to attend.

Drop in for a day of discovery made for genealogy beginners.

• Tour the genealogy area   

• Learn about library and Society resources, in-house and online.  

• Pick up a Genealogy Starter Kit with forms and information. 

• Get one-on-one help from Society members in our Learning Lab. 

Attend informative 45-minute sessions on topics like: where to begin your search, genealogy DNA, and how to find online genealogy sources. Visit genealogy group exhibits; learn about...

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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 Molly Baumgardner, District 37
  • Representative Bill Sutton, District 43
  • Representative John Resman, District 121
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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.

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This event will be held at Olathe Public Library, Downtown, 201 E. Park, Olathe, KS 66061.

Leanne Brown, author of Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4/Day, will offer tips and tools to elevate the quality of your home-cooked meals without elevating your spending.

Presented with the Food Policy Council of Johnson County.

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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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Leanne Brown, author of Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4/Day, will offer tips and tools to elevate the quality of your home-cooked meals without elevating your spending.

Presented with the Food Policy Council of Johnson County.

See all of our coming ...

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