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July 2023

Book Club: Butterfly People

July 29, 2023 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CDT
Powell Gardens, 1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50
Kingsville, MO 64061 United States

Book Club: Butterfly People Saturday, July 29 | 10-11 a.m. $34 | $15 for members Education Building Join archivist and librarian, Savannah Lore, for our quarterly book club featuring Butterfly People by William Leach. Attendees will enjoy a lively discussion of the book while enjoying donuts and drinks. Festival of Butterflies admission and parking ($19) is included in the price of the book club ticket.

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August 2023

Exploring Frank Herbert’s ‘Dune’

August 30, 2023 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT
Mid-Continent Public Library, 13700 E. 35th St.
South Independence, MO 64055 United States

Join the Tolkien Society for an examination of Frank Herbert’s creative process in the science fiction classic Dune. We’ll explore the book’s themes and commentaries on ecology, messiahs, and other topics as well as discuss Denis Villeneuve's recent film adaptation.

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September 2023

Flour Power: The History of the Tortilla

September 6, 2023 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
Mid-Continent Public Library, 13700 E. 35th St.
South Independence, MO 64055 United States

Location: Mid-Continent Public Library – South Independence Branch: 13700 E. 35th St. South, Independence, MO 64055 The flour tortilla that wraps your favorite burrito has a rich and complicated history. Join Gene Chavez for a culinary journey that follows Mexican immigration throughout the American Midwest and reveals the origins of this humble but important staple. Then take part in a tortilla-rolling contest.

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Garden Tea at Powell Gardens

September 9, 2023 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CDT
Powell Gardens, 1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50
Kingsville, MO 64061 United States

Experience botanically inspired teas at Powell Gardens. On the Second Saturday of each month (March to October), enjoy a champagne tea service complete with sparkling wine, botanical tea, and a selection of sweet and savory treats. A staff member will give a short botanically focused presentation. Tea dates are September 9 and October 14 in 2023.

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October 2023

Garden Tea at Powell Gardens

October 14, 2023 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CDT
Powell Gardens, 1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50
Kingsville, MO 64061 United States

Experience botanically inspired teas at Powell Gardens. On the Second Saturday of each month (March to October), enjoy a champagne tea service complete with sparkling wine, botanical tea, and a selection of sweet and savory treats. A staff member will give a short botanically focused presentation. Tea dates are September 9 and October 14 in 2023.

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Blood Bag Sangria Class

October 26, 2023 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM CDT
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One event on October 28, 2023 at 7:30 PM

Weston Wine Co., 540 Main St.
Weston, MO 64098

We love sangria. You love sangria. Let’s make some sangria together! During this incredible, interactive class, you’ll learn all about making the perfect sangria. We’ll guide you through recipes so you can construct your own custom sangria from a wide variety of components and you’ll even take home two blood bags of your very own Sangria! This class includes three free wine samples, a full evening of instruction, take-home recipe cards, and two bags of your DIY sangria. Happens on…

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March 2024

Senior Truth Series: The Truth About Alzheimer’s and Dementia

March 20 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
Tomahawk Ridge Community Center, 11902 Lowell Ave
Overland Park, KS 66213 United States

Senior Truth Series: The Truth About Alzheimer’s and Dementia Explore effective and compassionate long-term planning strategies tailored to the unique challenges posed by dementia. Our panel of experts will guide you through the process, providing a roadmap for navigating the complexities of the future.   March 20, 2024 10:00am - 11:30 am Tomahawk Ridge Community Center 11902 Lowell Ave Overland Park, KS 66213 Register for the March 20th seminar HERE     About Senior Truth Series: These free, monthly seminars…

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April 2024

Senior Truth Series: The Truth about Avoiding Scans

April 24 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
Tomahawk Ridge Community Center, 11902 Lowell Ave
Overland Park, KS 66213 United States

Senior Truth Series: The Truth about Avoiding Scans Scammers utilize public property information to take advantage of responsible property owners. Learn to detect and avoid homeowner-related scams at this 90-minute panel event.   April 24, 2024 10:00am – 11:30 am Tomahawk Ridge Community Center 11902 Lowell Ave Overland Park, KS 66213 Register for the April 24th seminar HERE   About Senior Truth Series: These free, monthly seminars are called the Senior Truth Series. They were started by Julie Spaulding, a former middle…

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June 2024

Jesse James Festival

June 11 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM CDT
Jesse James Park, 3001 N Hwy 33
Kearney, MO 64060 United States

As the birthplace of the notorious outlaw, Kearney, MO, goes all out every September with a multi-day event featuring a parade, carnival, fishing tournament and more. Scheduled for Sept. 13, 14 and Sept. 20-22, 2024

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JuneteenthKC Heritage Festival

June 15 @ 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM CDT
18th & Vine Historic Jazz District, 1516 E. 18th St.
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States

This annual festival in Kansas City's Jazz District will feature live entertainment from local artists including a gospel jubilee, plus food, vendors, and children's activities in celebration of Juneteenth.

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