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E.g., 02/20/2019
E.g., 02/20/2019

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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A child's reading improves with practice. This relaxed, friendly session allows your kids to practice their reading-out-loud skills with a certified and well-behaved therapy dog as an audience. Presented in partnership with Pets for Life, Wayside Waifs, and Intermountain Therapy Animals.

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There is such a thing as a free lunch, just not for everyone. 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. Only a few are available - will you get to eat today? Come to the exhibit and find out.

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Well-crafted writing can speak powerful truths, communicate important ideas and capture potent feelings. Creative writing is about reaching audiences by crafting, developing and sharing any narrative no matter what medium you choose. 

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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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Meeting Room

A lapsit storytime of songs, rhymes, and movement for babies. Introduce your little ones to the sounds and rhythms of the spoken word and give them a head start on language learning. Designed for birth to 18 months and a caregiver. Siblings welcome.

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Storytime Room

Preschoolers will enjoy this longer storytime that features stories, songs, fingerplays, and movement activities to encourage pre-reading skills. Designed for ages 3-6 and a caregiver. Siblings welcome.

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A lapsit storytime of songs, rhymes, and movement for babies. Introduce your little ones to the sounds and rhythms of the spoken word and give them a head start on language learning. Designed for birth to 18 months and a caregiver. Seating is limited. Please arrive 15 minutes early to pick up a ticket. Siblings welcome.

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Meeting Room

A lapsit storytime of songs, rhymes, and movement for babies. Introduce your little ones to the sounds and rhythms of the spoken word and give them a head start on language learning. Designed for birth to 18 months and a caregiver. Siblings welcome.

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Carmack Community Room

Preschoolers will enjoy this longer storytime that features stories, songs, fingerplays, and movement activities to encourage pre-reading skills. Designed for ages 3-6 and a caregiver. Siblings welcome.

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