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Innovation Masterclass Kansas 2019 - with former Disney Head of Innovation
Innovation Masterclass by Disney's Former Head of Innovation & Creativity, Duncan Wardle. Learn Duncan's practical toolkit for driving innovation within teams and overcoming barriers to your ideas! Join us for a Unique Masterclass on Creativity, Innovat...
PlexPod Westport Commons
Kansas City, MO

Fri 11/15/19 at 8:30am-5pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Lenexa Sunflower Poetry Slam and Open Mic
Join us on Third Thursdays for an evening of creative wordplay at our Sunflower Poetry Slams and open mic nights, hosted by Poet Jen Harris. Monthly events will be held July through December 2019. Admission for the slam and open mic are free. Open Mic begi...
Lenexa City Hall
Lenexa, KS

Thu 11/21/19 at 6pm
Thu 12/19/19 at 6pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Parents/Parenting
Useful Tips for Parenting
Raising children is hard work that needs to be learned just like everything else in this world. Learn useful tips on parenting from a professional child psychologist. You will learn how to raise a healthy and happy child, how to make contact and become a t...
Kansas City Public Library – Plaza Branch
Kansas City, MO

Sat 11/30/19 at 10am-11:45am
Sat 12/28/19 at 10am-11:45am
Sat 1/25/20 at 10am-11:45am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Exhibitions Up-Close: The Vietnam War: 1945-1975
Marci Reaven, vice president for history exhibitions at the New-York Historical Society and curator of The Vietnam War: 1945-1975, discusses the objects, people and stories that shaped the Museum and Memorial’s latest traveling exhibition. Don’t miss this ...
National World War I Museum and Memorial
Kansas City, MO

Tue 12/3/19 at 6:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Places and Names: On War, Revolution, and Returning
Join decorated Marine and National Book Award finalist Elliot Ackerman in conversation with Museum and Memorial President and CEO Matthew Naylor for a discussion on the author’s new book, Places and Names: On War, Revolution, and Returning. Ackerman’s memo...
National World War I Museum and Memorial
Kansas City, MO

Thu 12/5/19 at 6:30pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Open Mic: Poetry and Prose
Join the editor of Space and Time magazine in performing your original works live on stage. Meet local writers and poets, and see what's happening in your literary community!
Mid-Continent Public Library – North Independence Branch
Independence, MO

Wed 12/11/19 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Storytime with Santa
Santa is making a special trip to the Library to read a holiday story. After the story, sit on Santa's knee to tell him what you want for Christmas. Parents, don't forget your cameras.
Mid-Continent Public Library – Liberty Branch
Liberty, MO

Wed 12/18/19 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Kid Lit: Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus
Let’s use reading to explore our world! History, theater, literature, and more! Come join us as we explore the world of Mo Willems and his popular children's books. Mo Willems books and art projects will be available.
Mid-Continent Public Library – Liberty Branch
Liberty, MO

Wed 1/8/20 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Keeping Faith: Sisters of Story
Keeping Faith: Sisters of Story was created by storyteller and critically acclaimed playwright Rohina Malik to demonstrate peace and commonalities between us all, countering the hateful and vitriolic language in this country. Three women share stories insp...
University of Kansas – Lied Center for the Performing Arts
Lawrence, KS

Wed 2/12/20 at 7:30pm
    

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