All Classes and Events

E.g., 09/20/2019
E.g., 09/20/2019

Advance care planning is not just about old age. At any age, a medical crisis could leave you too ill to make your own healthcare decisions. Even if you are not sick now, planning for health care in the future is an important step toward making sure you get the medical care you would want if others are making the decisions for you. Attendees will receive a free copy of the Center’s Caring Conversations Workbook.

Linda Ward from the Center for Practical Bioethics presents an in depth look at this timely topic. 

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This event will be held at InterUrban ArtHouse 8001 Newton St., Overland Park, KS 66204.

Johnson County Library sponsors a monthly creative writing contest. Come hear local writers read their works at Now Presenting. Pat Daneman, Karin L. Frank, Andy Rowe and David Lee Garrison are among this season’s presenters. Details on our writing contests and how to enter your
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Advance care planning is not just about old age. At any age, a medical crisis could leave you too ill to make your own healthcare decisions. Even if you are not sick now, planning for health care in the future is an important step toward making sure you get the medical care you would want if others are making the decisions for you. Attendees will receive a free copy of the Center’s Caring Conversations Workbook.

Linda Ward from the Center for Practical Bioethics presents an in depth look at this timely topic. 

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

Actor’s Choice – a division of the Senior Barn Players, providing high-quality theater experiences for general audiences – presents “Greater KC Legends,” a series of dramatic presentations about the lives of our forefathers and mothers who contributed to the wonderful community we now enjoy. “Meet” Mr. Swope, Mr. Majors, Dorothy Gallagher – the founder of Guadalupe Center, Nelly Don and others. This show will contain humor, mystery and drama....

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Register online for this program or call 913.826.4600. Registration opens August 1 at 9 am. Registration required to reserve a handbook, continental breakfast and box lunch. 

See a detailed schedule » with information about individual sessions and speakers. Creating your schedule via this tool does not guarantee a seat. Seats in the various sessions are first come, first served. You can also view and print a ...

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Art museums and healthcare programs have a lot in common. Learn how educators and healthcare experts have worked together to use visual artwork with active learning exercises aligned with reading, writing, speaking and listening. We’ll study contemporary art works from the Nerman Museum collection, including the painting “Surgery” by the renowned Dana Schutz. Participants will learn strategies to hone communication skills that help students work as teams, to consider other perspectives, and to stay objective in critical situations.

This program is presented by Karen Gerety Folk. ...

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Advance care planning is not just about old age. At any age, a medical crisis could leave you too ill to make your own healthcare decisions. Even if you are not sick now, planning for health care in the future is an important step toward making sure you get the medical care you would want if others are making the decisions for you. Attendees will receive a free copy of the Center’s Caring Conversations Workbook.

Linda Ward from the Center for Practical Bioethics presents an in depth look at this timely topic. 

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Join us in our Library “studio” audience as author Ron Currie sits in conversation with Angela Elam, producer/host of New Letters on the Air. New Letters is the longest continuously-running broadcast of a national literary radio series. It’s produced at local NPR affiliate KCUR. This conversation will be recorded and post-produced for national distribution at a later date

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Join a poet and an illustrator in conversation about the melding of their crafts. K.W. Peery and Bruce McLain met at a poetry reading, formed a friendship and developed a strong working relationship. McLain has illustrated four of Peery’s poetry collections. You’ll hear about how they develop their individual crafts and how they’ve learned to work together to create cohesive work.

 

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