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E.g., 06/17/2019
E.g., 06/17/2019

Join this maker community and socialize with other experienced needlers. You can share your expertise or get advice on a new project. Some members make items to donate to local charities, spreading the joy of making. Bring your own supplies and needle with us.

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The Black & Veatch MakerSpace at Johnson County Library is your exploratorium of technologic contraptions. There’s a lot to learn, so get started at MakerSpace Beginners Night. We’ll introduce 3D printing, laser cutting, CNC machining, design software and electronics. Once you are introduced, you can come back and get to know MakerSpace better!

Presented by MakerSpace staff.

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Poets Jamie Heller and Al Ortolani will lead an interactive poetry writing experience. Members of the audience will contribute to a group project guided by the presenters. Heller and Ortolani will respond with their own work in a style that celebrates a day’s moments that deserve recognition before they drift by, as moments do.

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Registration opens 30 days in advance of the session. Register online or call 913.826.4600.

Tailoring, sewing and stitchery are handcrafts experiencing a Maker renaissance. You can learn basic skills to repair and customize your clothing. This session includes instruction in simple processes like sewing on a button, patching a hole or adding a pocket. We provide patches and equipment, you bring in that torn shirt. Presented by textile expert Whitney Manney, and the MakerSpace crew is on hand to assist.

Manney...

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Board games have brought family and friends together for years, and we are now in a golden age of game choices! Join us for enjoyable games, meet new friends and have new adventures. You can rampage the city as a giant lizard in King of Tokyo, embark on a cross-country train trek in Ticket to Ride or save the world from deadly outbreaks in Pandemic. Bring a personal favorite to share with the group. All ages welcome.

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The only thing as enjoyable as a good book is talking about it!

This Book Group meets at Lenexa City Center, Prairie Star Room, 17101 W. 87th St. Pkwy., Lenexa, KS 66219. 

May: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman​
June: The Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
July:...

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Adults interested in practicing English to improve their level, can attend free classes at Oak Park Library every Saturday morning. The levels are basic, intermediate and advanced. There is no registration or exams.

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...

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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.

May: Beyond the Draft: Researching Your Great War Ancestor
June: Jewish Genealogy and JewishGen.org
July: Tracing Orphans in Your Ancestry
August: Patent Case Files and Genealogy

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Join this maker community and socialize with other experienced needlers. You can share your expertise or get advice on a new project. Some members make items to donate to local charities, spreading the joy of making. Bring your own supplies and needle with us.

Continue reading »

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