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Fall Guide 2018
E.g., 09/18/2018
E.g., 09/18/2018

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"Joshua Mohr is no stranger to second chances. In his memoir Sirens he recounts his journey from addiction to recovery to relapse and back again, and the experience of suffering three strokes in his 30s, the last of which reveals that he has an 8-millimeter hole in his heart. Mohr's prose is lean and scrappy — a featherweight boxer that packs a punch...  He speaks with as much fluency about literary structure as he does about tattoos and punk rock. 'I'm not afraid to bare all,' Mohr says, and that while writing this memoir he found himself 'clinging to the capital-T truth...' " Agatha...

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Joshua Mohr will talk about his addiction and recovery, writing both fiction and memoir, and what drives his compulsion to write with time for Q&A.

Joshua Mohr is the author of the memoir Sirens (2017), as well as five novels including Damascus, which The New York Times called "Beat-poet cool." His work Some Things that Meant the World to Me was one of O Magazine's Top 10 reads of 2009. Termite Parade was an Editors' Choice in The New York Times. His novel All This Life won...

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Board games have been played for more than 4,000 years, and they have never stopped being fun. You can bring your favorites to share and get to know new people. We have games like Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride and Apples to Apples on-hand. All ages are welcomed.

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Carmack Community Room

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

September: What Do We Do With the Results
November Show and Tell

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

Janet Lander, CSJ offers a Bobbin Lace demonstration at the regular Needlers meeting on Mon. Sept. 24. 

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

Janet Lander, CSJ offers a Bobbin Lace demonstration at the regular Needlers meeting on Mon. Sept. 24. 

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Does opening a fresh pack of multi-colored sharpies make your heart go aflutter? Do post-it note arrows inside a book put a smile on your face? Do you write tasks that "just come up" on your to-do list just to feel the satisfaction of crossing them off? Do you love to write, take notes, doodle, or schedule your time? If you love all-things organization, join fellow teens at our bullet journaling meetup.

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

Janet Lander, CSJ offers a Bobbin Lace demonstration at the regular Needlers meeting on Mon. Sept. 24. 

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This popular meet-up includes a potluck dinner and group discussion about cookbooks, cooking and, of course, food. Each month features a specific nationality or type of cuisine, with discussion led by special guest speakers who are food professionals. You can share new or favorite dishes, test others' creations, learn about new expert techniques and discuss food with other foodies.

Sept: Dairy with Shatto Milk Company
Oct: Authentic Mexican with Cacao Restaurante
Nov: Re-purposed Food with NourishKC
Dec: Butter with Panya's Kitchen

 

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