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50 Plus Enrichment Classes

  1. Crafts: Create a Greeting Card

    October 15, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    Experience the joy of making your own greeting cards to send to family and friends. Kit containing instructions and supplies for one card included.

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  2. Cooking: Air Fryer

    October 19, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    Healthy fried food? Skeptical that those TV infomercials might be too good to be true? Watch a demo, sample foods, and learn the tricks to using an air fryer.

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  3. Osher Institute: The Battle of the Buldge

    October 21, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    This course examines one of history’s best known battles, from the political views in Washington, London and Berlin to the experiences and the harsh conditions of the soldiers and Belgian civilians.

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50 Plus Fine and Performing Arts

  1. Art: Sketching for Beginners

    October 17, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    In this free form class, the instructor will cover appropriate supplies for beginners, drawing proportionally, shading techniques and help beginners get started on a new hobby! Supply list available online.

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50 Plus Nature Walks

  1. Wednesday Walks: Knob Noster State Park

    October 23, 2019, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Antioch Park

    Hike the hills and view lovely fall foliage. These natural trails provide a picturesque escape.

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50 Plus Travel

  1. Social Outing: Tasty Tours Experiencing the Mediterranean - Tasso's Greek Restaurant

    October 22, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM @ Antioch Park

    Experience the best Mediterranean food Kansas City has to offer. Enjoy lunch at these top rated Mediterranean restaurants. Rate each restaurant and vote on the best Mediterranean in KC! Appetizer included, entrée and drink on your own. All outings depart from Antioch Park. 23252 Aladdin Cafe 9/24 Tue 11 am 23253 Tasso’s Greek Restaurant 10/22 Tue 11 am 23255 Jerusalem Cafe 11/14 Thu 11 am 23254 Holy Land Cafe 12/11 Tue 11 am

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  2. Day Trip: Amish Country

    October 25, 2019, 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM @ Antioch Park

    Step back in time as we travel to Jamesport, Mo. Spend the morning exploring local shops and a carriage ride. Visit H&M Country store, as well as a local cheese factory. Enjoy lunch at Gingrich Dutch Pantry. Afterwards enjoy a guided tour of the beautiful Amish country.

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  3. Day Trip: Historic Hauntings

    October 29, 2019, 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM @ Antioch Park

    Be prepared for a spooky day. Visit the Villisca Axe Murder House, famously known for paranormal activity. Enjoy lunch in Clarinda at the Ice House. After lunch stop return to Kansas City for a haunted tour of the John Wornall House, and learn about all the Ghosts that are said to haunt this historic home.

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Arts & Heritage Center

  1. Clay Creations (Ages 3-6)

    October 15, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

    Engage your child’s curiosity and imagination while learning introductory ceramics concepts. Parents are welcome and encouraged to join this class.

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  2. Trash Can Jam! (Ages 8-12)

    October 15, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Join the drum circle with nontraditional percussion objects! Get hands on learning from a professional drummer. Learn about rhythm and tempo and iconic styles of percussion. Class will culminate in an organic performance.

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  3. Open Art Studio (Ages 16+)

    October 15, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    Create art at your pace. All materials included, bring your inspiration and work from there!

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  4. PiYo! B1V1 (ages 16 yrs +)

    October 15, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Think Yoga meets Pilates! This style of dance focuses on fitness and overall wel1- being. This dance class is a gentle workout that focuses on sculpting, stretching, flexibility, and agility.

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  5. Beginning Guitar B1V1 (Ages 16 +)

    October 15, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Whether your chords are just rusty or you have never played before, in this class you will get to learn beginning finger styles and chord patterns that will set you on the path from guitar zero to guitar hero!

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  6. Mahalo! Ukulele Fun!

    October 16, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Learn the fundamentals of ukulele. Of the family of the lute instruments. Similar to guitar but with only six to eight strings!. A great course for beginners. Must provide own Ukulele.

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  7. Intro to Acting (Ages 8-12)

    October 16, 2019, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    Monologues, dialogue between characters, and evoking emotion as actors are just a few things you will learn in this introductory class. A teaching artist will be facilitating the program, however this class will also center on peer interaction and discussion. This class ends with a student showcase for family and friends.

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  8. Beginning Guitar (ages 8-16)

    October 16, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    Whether your chords are just rusty or you have never played before, this course will teach beginning finger styles and chord patterns that will set you on the path from guitar zero to guitar hero! You are required to bring your own guitar.

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  9. Ceramics (Ages 16+)

    October 16, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Clay provides an opportunity for problem-solving and creative thinking within a tranquil and reassuring environment. Teaching artists will design the class based on your interests and needs.

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  10. Homeschool Art Adventures I

    October 17, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Collaborative experiences will encourage you to explore art through consideration, conversation, and creation! Class is designed to supplement homeschool curriculum. Please inquire if interested in Level III.

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  11. Homeschool Art Adventures II

    October 17, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Collaborative experiences will encourage you to explore art through consideration, conversation, and creation! Class is designed to supplement homeschool curriculum. Please inquire if interested in Level III.

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  12. All About Improv! (Ages 12-16)

    October 17, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    In All About Improv students will be able to explore the basics of acting on their feet and in the moment! Improvisational theatre is unscripted and created and performed spontaneously in the moment. In addition to learning how to “act in the moment” students will be able to learn the basics of sketch comedy and build their own sketch comedy routine.

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  13. Mommy and Me Dance (6months-2yrs)

    October 17, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    Bond with your young dancer as you work together to discover rhythm and music in this interactive dance class. This class encourages early social skills through sensory-rich curriculum, balance control, and sounds that encourage language and literacy development. * No class 11/28

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  14. Mommy and Me Dance (6months-2yrs)

    October 18, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

    Bond with your young dancer as you work together to discover rhythm and music in this interactive dance class. This class encourages early social skills through sensory-rich curriculum, balance control, and sounds that encourage language and literacy development.

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  15. Open Studio (All Ages)

    October 18, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Let's get creative! Join us as we explore new and exciting materials. A guided project is available, but you are the artist! A parent or guardian is required to stay with anyone 13 years and younger. This is a drop-in program for $3 per person. No pre-registration required. Check in at the front desk upon arrival. Bring receipt with you to the Art Studio.

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  16. Pre-Ballet (3-5 years)

    October 19, 2019, 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

    This is the perfect age to enter the wonderful world of dance! Develop coordination, rhythm, and basic ballet positions in this fun and gentle introduction to music and dance. Ballet shoes and leotard required. The final session will allow parents to observe the class.

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  17. Music and Movement (2yrs-4yrs)

    October 19, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

    Explore rhythm, tempo, and basic timing in this class for the young and imaginative! Your child will have the opportunity to use the universal language of music to increase social skills, dive into creativity, and even gain some basic math insight through dance and music. This is an introductory class that uses simple actions and dance movements with a focus on child-friendly music.

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  18. Pre-K Hip Hop w/ Superheroes (4-6 years)

    October 19, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

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  19. Intermediate Ballet (Ages 5-8)

    October 19, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    This is the perfect age to pursue and continue a love for dance! Develop coordination, rhythm, and intermediate level ballet positions in this fun and gentle course. This course is a great follow up to our Pre-K Pre-Ballet course. Ballet shoes and leotard required. The final session will allow parents to observe the class.

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  20. All About Hip Hop! (Ages 6-8 years)

    October 19, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Stop! Collaborate and listen! Students will explore the basic characteristics of Hip Hop as well as where the dance style originated from. This course will culminate in a choreographed routine performed for family and friends.

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  21. Character Study B1V1 (Ages 16 +)

    October 21, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    Intended for more advanced actors this class has four units focuses on Chekov/ Classical Acting, Modern Characters, Verbatim Theatre, and then creating the perfect Audition Monologue.

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  22. Intergenerational Tap B1V1 (Ages 11 yrs +)

    October 21, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    In this class learn how your feet can make sounds of percussion! This class will be a very beginner level focusing more on the “jazz” style of tap dancing, with a slight emphasis in Broadway styles.

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  23. Beginning Jazz B1V1 (Ages 16+)

    October 21, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Get ready to move and get on your feet! Think origins of Fosse! This class will showcase the dancer’s originality, fancy footwork, big leaps, and quick turns. A background in ballet is encouraged though not required.

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  24. Clay Creations (Ages 3-6)

    October 22, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

    Engage your child’s curiosity and imagination while learning introductory ceramics concepts. Parents are welcome and encouraged to join this class.

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  25. Trash Can Jam! (Ages 8-12)

    October 22, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Join the drum circle with nontraditional percussion objects! Get hands on learning from a professional drummer. Learn about rhythm and tempo and iconic styles of percussion. Class will culminate in an organic performance.

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  26. Open Art Studio (Ages 16+)

    October 22, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    Create art at your pace. All materials included, bring your inspiration and work from there!

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  27. PiYo! B1V1 (ages 16 yrs +)

    October 22, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Think Yoga meets Pilates! This style of dance focuses on fitness and overall wel1- being. This dance class is a gentle workout that focuses on sculpting, stretching, flexibility, and agility.

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  28. Beginning Guitar B1V1 (Ages 16 +)

    October 22, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Whether your chords are just rusty or you have never played before, in this class you will get to learn beginning finger styles and chord patterns that will set you on the path from guitar zero to guitar hero!

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  29. Mahalo! Ukulele Fun!

    October 23, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Learn the fundamentals of ukulele. Of the family of the lute instruments. Similar to guitar but with only six to eight strings!. A great course for beginners. Must provide own Ukulele.

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  30. Intro to Acting (Ages 8-12)

    October 23, 2019, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    Monologues, dialogue between characters, and evoking emotion as actors are just a few things you will learn in this introductory class. A teaching artist will be facilitating the program, however this class will also center on peer interaction and discussion. This class ends with a student showcase for family and friends.

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  31. Beginning Guitar (ages 8-16)

    October 23, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    Whether your chords are just rusty or you have never played before, this course will teach beginning finger styles and chord patterns that will set you on the path from guitar zero to guitar hero! You are required to bring your own guitar.

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  32. Ceramics (Ages 16+)

    October 23, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Clay provides an opportunity for problem-solving and creative thinking within a tranquil and reassuring environment. Teaching artists will design the class based on your interests and needs.

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  33. Homeschool Art Adventures I

    October 24, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Collaborative experiences will encourage you to explore art through consideration, conversation, and creation! Class is designed to supplement homeschool curriculum. Please inquire if interested in Level III.

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  34. Homeschool Art Adventures II

    October 24, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Collaborative experiences will encourage you to explore art through consideration, conversation, and creation! Class is designed to supplement homeschool curriculum. Please inquire if interested in Level III.

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  35. All About Improv! (Ages 12-16)

    October 24, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    In All About Improv students will be able to explore the basics of acting on their feet and in the moment! Improvisational theatre is unscripted and created and performed spontaneously in the moment. In addition to learning how to “act in the moment” students will be able to learn the basics of sketch comedy and build their own sketch comedy routine.

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  36. Mommy and Me Dance (6months-2yrs)

    October 24, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    Bond with your young dancer as you work together to discover rhythm and music in this interactive dance class. This class encourages early social skills through sensory-rich curriculum, balance control, and sounds that encourage language and literacy development. * No class 11/28

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  37. Mommy and Me Dance (6months-2yrs)

    October 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

    Bond with your young dancer as you work together to discover rhythm and music in this interactive dance class. This class encourages early social skills through sensory-rich curriculum, balance control, and sounds that encourage language and literacy development.

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  38. Open Studio (All Ages)

    October 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Let's get creative! Join us as we explore new and exciting materials. A guided project is available, but you are the artist! A parent or guardian is required to stay with anyone 13 years and younger. This is a drop-in program for $3 per person. No pre-registration required. Check in at the front desk upon arrival. Bring receipt with you to the Art Studio.

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  39. Pre-Ballet (3-5 years)

    October 26, 2019, 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

    This is the perfect age to enter the wonderful world of dance! Develop coordination, rhythm, and basic ballet positions in this fun and gentle introduction to music and dance. Ballet shoes and leotard required. The final session will allow parents to observe the class.

    More Details
  40. Music and Movement (2yrs-4yrs)

    October 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

    Explore rhythm, tempo, and basic timing in this class for the young and imaginative! Your child will have the opportunity to use the universal language of music to increase social skills, dive into creativity, and even gain some basic math insight through dance and music. This is an introductory class that uses simple actions and dance movements with a focus on child-friendly music.

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  41. Pre-K Hip Hop w/ Superheroes (4-6 years)

    October 26, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

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  42. Intermediate Ballet (Ages 5-8)

    October 26, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    This is the perfect age to pursue and continue a love for dance! Develop coordination, rhythm, and intermediate level ballet positions in this fun and gentle course. This course is a great follow up to our Pre-K Pre-Ballet course. Ballet shoes and leotard required. The final session will allow parents to observe the class.

    More Details
  43. All About Hip Hop! (Ages 6-8 years)

    October 26, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Stop! Collaborate and listen! Students will explore the basic characteristics of Hip Hop as well as where the dance style originated from. This course will culminate in a choreographed routine performed for family and friends.

    More Details
  44. Character Study B1V1 (Ages 16 +)

    October 28, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    Intended for more advanced actors this class has four units focuses on Chekov/ Classical Acting, Modern Characters, Verbatim Theatre, and then creating the perfect Audition Monologue.

    More Details
  45. Intergenerational Tap B1V1 (Ages 11 yrs +)

    October 28, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    In this class learn how your feet can make sounds of percussion! This class will be a very beginner level focusing more on the “jazz” style of tap dancing, with a slight emphasis in Broadway styles.

    More Details
  46. Beginning Jazz B1V1 (Ages 16+)

    October 28, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Get ready to move and get on your feet! Think origins of Fosse! This class will showcase the dancer’s originality, fancy footwork, big leaps, and quick turns. A background in ballet is encouraged though not required.

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  47. Petite Picassos (Ages 3-6 with Adult)

    October 29, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

    On the final Tuesday of every month, join a teaching artist in the art studio as you read a book, look at art work and create a thematic work of art! Parents are welcome and encouraged to join this class.

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  48. Trash Can Jam! (Ages 8-12)

    October 29, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Join the drum circle with nontraditional percussion objects! Get hands on learning from a professional drummer. Learn about rhythm and tempo and iconic styles of percussion. Class will culminate in an organic performance.

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  49. Open Art Studio (Ages 16+)

    October 29, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    Create art at your pace. All materials included, bring your inspiration and work from there!

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  50. PiYo! B1V1 (ages 16 yrs +)

    October 29, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Think Yoga meets Pilates! This style of dance focuses on fitness and overall wel1- being. This dance class is a gentle workout that focuses on sculpting, stretching, flexibility, and agility.

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  51. Beginning Guitar B1V1 (Ages 16 +)

    October 29, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Whether your chords are just rusty or you have never played before, in this class you will get to learn beginning finger styles and chord patterns that will set you on the path from guitar zero to guitar hero!

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  52. Mahalo! Ukulele Fun!

    October 30, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Learn the fundamentals of ukulele. Of the family of the lute instruments. Similar to guitar but with only six to eight strings!. A great course for beginners. Must provide own Ukulele.

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  53. Intro to Acting (Ages 8-12)

    October 30, 2019, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    Monologues, dialogue between characters, and evoking emotion as actors are just a few things you will learn in this introductory class. A teaching artist will be facilitating the program, however this class will also center on peer interaction and discussion. This class ends with a student showcase for family and friends.

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  54. Beginning Guitar (ages 8-16)

    October 30, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    Whether your chords are just rusty or you have never played before, this course will teach beginning finger styles and chord patterns that will set you on the path from guitar zero to guitar hero! You are required to bring your own guitar.

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  55. Ceramics (Ages 16+)

    October 30, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Clay provides an opportunity for problem-solving and creative thinking within a tranquil and reassuring environment. Teaching artists will design the class based on your interests and needs.

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  56. Homeschool Art Adventures I

    October 31, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Collaborative experiences will encourage you to explore art through consideration, conversation, and creation! Class is designed to supplement homeschool curriculum. Please inquire if interested in Level III.

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  57. Homeschool Art Adventures II

    October 31, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Collaborative experiences will encourage you to explore art through consideration, conversation, and creation! Class is designed to supplement homeschool curriculum. Please inquire if interested in Level III.

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  58. All About Improv! (Ages 12-16)

    October 31, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    In All About Improv students will be able to explore the basics of acting on their feet and in the moment! Improvisational theatre is unscripted and created and performed spontaneously in the moment. In addition to learning how to “act in the moment” students will be able to learn the basics of sketch comedy and build their own sketch comedy routine.

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  59. Mommy and Me Dance (6months-2yrs)

    October 31, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    Bond with your young dancer as you work together to discover rhythm and music in this interactive dance class. This class encourages early social skills through sensory-rich curriculum, balance control, and sounds that encourage language and literacy development. * No class 11/28

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Ernie Miller Park & Nature Center

  1. Animal Tales Storytime - Creepy Critters (Ages 2 - 6 with Adult)

    October 16, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Ernie Miller Nature Center

    Join a park naturalist for animal stories and surprises geared for preschool age children. Come listen and learn. Meet a special animal friend every time. All children must be accompanied by a paying adult. Program held indoors.

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Main Calendar

  1. Public Hearing - CIP Priorities

    October 16, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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  2. Regular Board Meeting

    October 16, 2019, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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  3. 50 Plus Live Well Age Well

    October 18, 2019, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Marriott Overland Park

    Start the day off with our keynote speaker Jeff Lanza, retired FBI agent. Spend the rest of day enjoying vendors, screenings, and sessions on topics relevant to aging well. Experience what JCPRD has to offer through a variety of program demonstrations. Meet and explore the many businesses and services available to you or your aging loved ones. A variety of screenings, giveaways, and opportunities for door prize drawings available all day. This event is brought to you by JCPRD’s 50 Plus Program, in partnership with Barry Law. Call (913) 826-2975 for more information.

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  4. Trick-or-Cache - 4:30 pm session

    October 18, 2019, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Antioch Park

    Try out a new family activity this Halloween the entire family will enjoy! Search for caches hidden around Antioch Park using Global Positioning Systems (GPS). GPS units, a tutorial, and meal are included during this modern day scavenger hunt. Children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Participants registering as a family will be loaned one GPS unit per family. Those registering as individuals will each be loaned a GPS unit. Costumes encouraged! Join us after your haunted hunt for hotdogs, s’mores, and spooky stories around the fire circle across from Shelter #2. This exciting event is just $13 per person, $14 nonresidents, $33 for a family up to four, $36 nonresidents, $42 for a family up to seven, $46 nonresidents.

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  5. Trick-or-Cache - 5:30 pm session

    October 18, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Antioch Park

    Try out a new family activity this Halloween the entire family will enjoy! Search for caches hidden around Antioch Park using Global Positioning Systems (GPS). GPS units, a tutorial, and meal are included during this modern day scavenger hunt. Children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Participants registering as a family will be loaned one GPS unit per family. Those registering as individuals will each be loaned a GPS unit. Costumes encouraged! Join us after your haunted hunt for hotdogs, s’mores, and spooky stories around the fire circle across from Shelter #2. This exciting event is just $13 per person, $14 nonresidents, $33 for a family up to four, $36 nonresidents, $42 for a family up to seven, $46 nonresidents.

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  6. Trick-or-Cache - 6:30 pm session

    October 18, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Antioch Park

    Try out a new family activity this Halloween the entire family will enjoy! Search for caches hidden around Antioch Park using Global Positioning Systems (GPS). GPS units, a tutorial, and meal are included during this modern day scavenger hunt. Children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Participants registering as a family will be loaned one GPS unit per family. Those registering as individuals will each be loaned a GPS unit. Costumes encouraged! Join us after your haunted hunt for hotdogs, s’mores, and spooky stories around the fire circle across from Shelter #2. This exciting event is just $13 per person, $14 nonresidents, $33 for a family up to four, $36 nonresidents, $42 for a family up to seven, $46 nonresidents.

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  7. Cars in the Park

    October 19, 2019, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Shawnee Mission Park Marina

    Shine up your car, truck, motorcycle, or specialty vehicle for the 10th annual Cars in the Park car show! Admission is free for spectators, and food concessions will be available. There will be a 50/50 pot and raffle, silent auction, a DJ, and more! If you are a vendor or would like information on sponsorship opportunities, please call Jodie at (913) 826-3027. Proceeds from this event go to benefit JCPRD Special Olympics programs so that athletes may afford to participate in many different activities. Each entry is $25 in advance and includes a free T-shirt, $25 day of the show. For more information, visit www.jcprd.com/carsinthepark.

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  8. Haunted Kansas

    October 19, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Ernie Miller Park

    As darkness falls, walk through the trails of Ernie Miller Park and listen to the stories of long ago. Characters from the past will share legends around the campfire. Expect a shiver down the spine and a mild case of goose bumps for those who dare enter the forest on this autumn evening. Group sessions begin every 15 minutes and program is approximately an hour and a half. This spooky story time is just $5 per person, $6 nonresidents, including adults, paid in advance, or $8 on site day of event. This is an outdoor event, so dress appropriately. Advance registration is required. Register today by following the “Register for Activities” button at www.jcprd.com, and then click on Fun for All, then Special Events, and look for Halloween: Haunted Kansas. In case of inclement weather, program will be held indoors. Program recommended for ages 8 and up, and all children must be accompanied by Parent/Guardian or one adult chaperone per group of 5. For more information, call (913) 826-2800.

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  9. Cancelled - Trading Places - Caring for Aging Parents

    October 22, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse

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  10. 50 Plus Travel Show

    October 24, 2019, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse

    Local, regional, and worldwide travel opportunities await you. Spend the afternoon meeting your 50 Plus Travel Professionals while previewing our scheduled destinations and beautiful vacation spots. Learn about the benefits of choosing to travel with us and see photos of our past travel experiences. Attendees eligible for door prizes and Travel Show day booking incentives. Please RSVP to (913) 826-2975.

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  11. Trunk or Treat at the Creek

    October 25, 2019, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Mill Creek Activity Center

    Put your costumes on and join us for a night of family fun! Enjoy Gymnastics open play along with face painting, crafts, candy, and more. This fun event is just $5 per child. Pre-registration is required. For more information call (913) 826-2950.

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  12. Healthy Halloween Spooktacular!

    October 26, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    Kick off Halloween with a healthy start! Come in costume and visit the freaky photo booth, play games, make creepy crafts, and show off on the dance floor! Stop in anytime between 9 a.m. and noon for this free family event!

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  13. Mildale Farm Fall Fest

    October 26, 2019, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Mildale Farm

    Awesome autumn activities await! Pick from the pumpkin patch, take a tractor-drawn hayride to the fire-pit for storytelling, roasting marshmallows, and drinks. Catch-and-release fishing available. For even more family fun today, be sure to visit Lanesfield School Fall Open House between 11 am and 4 pm, it’s just three miles from Mildale Farm!

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  14. 50 Plus Game Night

    October 30, 2019, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Cedar Lake Village

    Laugh the night away at Cedar Lake Village. Enjoy a fun filled evening of games from the past, dinner, and six games of bingo! This fun night is just $11 per person, $12 nonresidents. Register by October 23.

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  15. Preschool Pumpkin Party

    October 31, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse

    Spend the morning playing games, and trick-or-treating in the clubhouse. Enjoy spooky snacks. Come in costume and enter our contest for a special prize. This event for ages 3-5, with an adult, is $6 per child, $7 nonresidents.

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MBPC - 50 Plus

  1. Games: Pumpkin Spice Bingo (50 Plus)

    October 15, 2019, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse

    BINGO! Delight in food, prizes, fun and 12 games of bingo. Variety of prizes awarded including gift certificates. Please pre-register at least one week in advance. For the enjoyment of all participants, children are not permitted to attend 50 Plus bingos. Cost of admission covers food and staff time to administer the bingo program. No additional charge for bingo.

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  2. Special Interest: Lunch & Learn - Wonders of Africa (50 Plus)

    October 28, 2019, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse

    Learn about the culture and majesty of West Africa through the lens of art and artifacts. Program will be presented by an Expert on Africa featuring items from the largest collection of Western African Art in the Midwest. Lunch included.

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  3. Exercise: Chair Yoga (50 Plus)

    October 29, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse

    Take yoga off the mat and onto the chair, incorporating breathing with movement while retaining all the benefits of yoga. Use the chair for support if needed during standing poses.

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  4. Social Walk: Meadowbrook Park (50 Plus)

    October 30, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse

    Chat with old friends and new on these beautiful trails. Enjoy a delicious lunch in the clubhouse and a facility tour.

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  5. Exercise: Chair Yoga (50 Plus)

    October 31, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM @ Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse

    Take yoga off the mat and onto the chair, incorporating breathing with movement while retaining all the benefits of yoga. Use the chair for support if needed during standing poses.

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MBPC - Adult

  1. Yoga: Yoga (Ages 14 & Older)

    October 29, 2019, 8:30 AM - 9:20 AM @ Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse

    LOW INTENSITY: Improve circulation, regulate your metabolism, and increase flexibility and coordination with this Yoga class. You will lengthen your muscles while increasing both muscle and bone density. Yoga participants of all levels are welcome. Join us for this class, and find out all the benefits of Yoga in your life.

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  2. Exercise: HIIT (Ages 18 & Older)

    October 29, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse

    MODERATE INTENSITY: Burn more calories in less time! Use short bursts of high-intensity exercise with low-activity rest periods to get the most of your workout.

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  3. Exercise: WERQ (Ages 18 & Older)

    October 30, 2019, 8:00 AM - 8:50 AM @ Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse

    MODERATE INTENSITY: WERQ is an exciting cardio dance class based on new pop and hip hop music. With new routines being added every week, this class will keep you moving.

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  4. Yoga: Yoga (Ages 14 & Older)

    October 30, 2019, 6:00 PM - 6:50 PM @ Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse

    LOW INTENSITY: Improve circulation, regulate your metabolism, and increase flexibility and coordination with this Yoga class. You will lengthen your muscles while increasing both muscle and bone density. Yoga participants of all levels are welcome. Join us for this class, and find out all the benefits of Yoga in your life.

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MBPC - Preschool

  1. Early Learning: Community Heroes (Ages 2-5 with Adult)

    October 22, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse

    Meet your heroes and learn about jobs in your community. Join us once a month as we welcome firefighters, park workers, doctors, and more! Program includes presentation and craft.

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MBPC - Youth

  1. Engineering: Mad Science Aerospace Workshop (Ages 7 - 12 with Adult)

    October 23, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse

    Launch your imagination to new heights as you explore aerospace engineering! Discover the secrets of working in space – efficiency and compact design. Create a trussed space station module, then connect it with others to create a massive modular spacecraft.

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Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse

  1. 50 Plus Travel Show

    October 24, 2019, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse

    Local, regional, and worldwide travel opportunities await you. Spend the afternoon meeting your 50 Plus Travel Professionals while previewing our scheduled destinations and beautiful vacation spots. Learn about the benefits of choosing to travel with us and see photos of our past travel experiences. Attendees eligible for door prizes and Travel Show day booking incentives. Please RSVP to (913) 826-2975.

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  2. Preschool Pumpkin Party

    October 31, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse

    Spend the morning playing games, and trick-or-treating in the clubhouse. Enjoy spooky snacks. Come in costume and enter our contest for a special prize. This event for ages 3-5, with an adult, is $6 per child, $7 nonresidents.

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Mill Creek Activity Center

  1. Parent's Night Out: Costume Party!

    October 26, 2019, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Mill Creek Activity Center

    Send your little monster in costume for our fun contest. Please bring a change of clothes.

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  2. Halloween Handspring Clinic

    October 30, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Mill Creek Activity Center

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Museum

  1. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    October 15, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  2. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    October 15, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  3. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    October 16, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  4. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    October 16, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  5. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    October 17, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  6. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    October 17, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  7. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    October 18, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  8. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    October 18, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  9. Night at the Museum - Scout Edition

    October 18, 2019, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Classroom

    Uncover an evening of after-hours fun at the Johnson County Museum! Groups will encounter a hands-on look at history, community, and creativity as they find clues to solve the mystery of the missing artifacts! This event is for ages 6-12 with a chaperone and is just $12 per person. Call the museum’s reservation line to reserve your space at (913)715-2552.

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  10. Night at the Museum-Scout Edition (Ages 6-12)

    October 18, 2019, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Uncover after-hours fun! Scouts will get a hands-on look at history, community, and creativity as they find clues to solve the mystery of the missing artifacts! Receive an exclusive patch at the end of the evening! Call 913-715-2570 to register your group.

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  11. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    October 19, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  12. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    October 19, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  13. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    October 21, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  14. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    October 21, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  15. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    October 22, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  16. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    October 22, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  17. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    October 23, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  18. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    October 23, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  19. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    October 24, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  20. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    October 24, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  21. Kid's Day Out (Ages 5-10)

    October 25, 2019, 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Classroom

    Come have fun when school is out! Discover history through hands-on activities and exploration of KidScape and museum exhibits. Bring lunch, snack, and water bottle. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED-Call 913-831-3359.

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  22. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    October 25, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  23. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    October 25, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  24. Lanesfield School Fall Open House

    October 26, 2019, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Lanesfield Historic Site

    Celebrate autumn in a one-room schoolhouse built in 1869 and restored to 1904! Dance with the Missouri Town Band, play stickball, and visit with re-enactors. Refreshments available.

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  25. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    October 26, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  26. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    October 26, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  27. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    October 28, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  28. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    October 28, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  29. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    October 29, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  30. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    October 29, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  31. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    October 30, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  32. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    October 30, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  33. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    October 31, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  34. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    October 31, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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