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Special Event: For the Family, Social Event
Midwest Genealogy Center's 10th Anniversary Celebration
Join the Midwest Genealogy Center as we celebrate 10 years in our current location! Enjoy refreshments and reminisce about the history of MGC. Learn about upcoming projects and programs, and listen to live acoustic music performed by the Frosty Morn Trio.
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Fri 6/1/18 at 6pm-8pm
Special Event: Children, Education
Midwest Genealogy Center Presents: Who Was George Washington Carver?
Before he became a famous scientist and inventor, George Washington Carver was born a slave, kidnapped by outlaws, orphaned, and barred from attending his local school. Join rangers from the George Washington National Carver Monument to discover how Carver...
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Mon 6/4/18 at 10:35am-11:30am
Special Event: Circus
Garden Brothers Circus
See elephants and motorcycle daredevils somersaulting and spinning in a big Globe of Doom, acrobats, a human slingshot, racing camels, crazy comedy with Circus clowns, daring aerialists and cirque artists.
Silverstein Eye Centers Arena
Independence, MO

Sun 6/10/18 at 4:30pm
Sun 6/10/18 at 7:30pm
Sun 6/10/18 at 1pm
Sun 6/10/18 at 3:30pm
Sun 6/10/18 at 6pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Midwest Genealogy Center Presents: Celebrity Ghosts - A Field Trip of Reported Hauntings
For many celebrities and politicians, death doesn’t end their time in the spotlight. Join paranormal researcher and investigator Becky Ray as she discusses why we continue looking for celebrities after they die as well as some "haunts" of history’s notable...
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Thu 6/14/18 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Sports: Golf
Cargo For Kids Golf Tournament
Join us in helping local school children with our Seventh Annual Cargo For Kids Charity Golf Tournament! Proceeds from our tournament go directly to helping Independence children with school supplies and hygiene items. Our Golf Tournament will be a 4 Perso...
Drumm Farm Golf Club
Independence, MO

Fri 6/15/18 at 9am-2pm
Music: Rap/Hip Hop
Russ
Russ is a music producer and hip-hop artist based out of Atlanta. He's one of the fastest-growing artists of 2016. He's part of the DIEMON Crew, a rap group. His Soundcloud page has garnered over 40 million listens since its inception in 2014. In 2016, Rus...
Silverstein Eye Centers Arena
Independence, MO

Sat 6/16/18 at 8pm
Special Event: Children
Playdate Thursdays
Join Independence Center and local community organizations in Children's Play Area for Play dates: Fun, free monthly events for kids! Move, learn, create and connect with a new activity on Thursday mornings throughout the year. Invite your playgroups and e...
Independence Center
Independence, MO

Thu 6/21/18 at 11am-12pm
Thu 7/19/18 at 11am-12pm
Thu 8/16/18 at 11am-12pm
Special Event: Children, Education
Midwest Genealogy Center Presents: The March Sisters - 150 Years of Little Women
Celebrate the sesquicentennial of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women with a celebration of the March sisters. Meet Meg, Jo, Amy, and Beth, and discover the reason this beloved story has been passed down from mother to daughter for generations.
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Sat 6/23/18 at 2pm-3pm
Special Event: For the Family, Museum, History/Science, Living History
Family Fun Day
Join the Friends of the National Frontier Trails Museum for a day of free family fun! Spend the day learning about the historic western trails with hands-on activities for the whole family. Kids can pack their wagon for a journey on the Oregon Trail, take ...
National Frontier Trails Museum
Independence, MO

Sat 6/30/18 at 10am-4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Researching Your WWII Veteran
Piece together your WWII veteran's military experience using web resources, Library resources, and outside sources. Learn what records still exist and how to locate them.
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Thu 7/5/18 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Special Event: Children
Midwest Genealogy Center Presents: Cole Younger and Frank James' Wild West Show
The year is 1905; after 25 years in the Stillwater Penitentiary in Minnesota, Cole Younger is reunited with his old friend, Frank James. Join these two alleged outlaws as they talk about their noted exploits in earlier times. Presented by Dave Bears and Gr...
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Sat 7/14/18 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Midwest Genealogy Center Presents: The Two Charleys
The 1950 assassinations of Kansas City mobsters Charlie Binaggio and Charlie Gargotta helped usher in the famed Kefauver Committee’s investigation of organized crime in the United States. Join author and filmmaker Terence O’Malley for a look at the crimina...
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Thu 7/19/18 at 7pm-8pm
Music: Indie, Pop
Halsey
Ashley Nicolette Frangipane, whose stage name Halsey comes from an anagram of her first name, quickly gained a massive following even before the release of her 2015 debut album, "Badlands." In 2017, she tours in support of her second studio-length release,...
Silverstein Eye Centers Arena
Independence, MO

Sat 7/21/18 at 8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Tracing Your Immigrant Origins
The hometowns your immigrant ancestors came from in the old country often appear in the records found in their new country. Learn the steps to tracing your immigrant’s origin through records. This is a beginning level class for adults.
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Wed 7/25/18 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Music: Rock
HaleStorm
HaleStorm is a rock band from Pennsylvania. Formed by Lzzy Hale and her brother, drummer Arejay, when they were just 13 and 10 years old (respectively), Halestorm has made its reputation as a major league hard rock outfit via countless North American gigs ...
Silverstein Eye Centers Arena
Independence, MO

Fri 7/27/18 at 7pm
    

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