Join Tina Gatewood at the Platte City Branch on Thursday, April 7 at 6:00 p.m. for the program, Beaded Baskets. She will show us how to make a cute beaded basket. These small baskets make great gifts and add a nice little touch to your Spring decor. Baskets are approximately 3" x 4". This program has a hands-on materials fee of $4.
One of my favorite, fun holidays is coming up later this week, April Fool's Day. Though I am mostly quiet and reserved, I love to try and think of ways to fool my friends and family. Since I am so serious most of the time, people usually believe what I tell them, and I am successful at pulling off a good yet harmless prank. The biggest challenge for me is to keep from laughing as I play the prank! If I can pull that off though, it's a done deal. One of my favorite pranks was one
Have you ever had a practical joke played on you? Have you ever played a practical joke on someone else? Odds are that you did and have, and odds are you probably did it on April 1st, otherwise known as April Fool’s Day. That is the day when jokes, pranks, hoaxes and general foolishness prevail.
Millie Edwards is known as the tiny woman with the big voice. She has become a Kansas City staple thanks to that voice, wide range, and kind heart. As a regular on the local Jazz and Blues circuit, she often does performances as a soloist or as part of The Wild Women of Kansas City. A legitimate vocalist with a mature sound, she is certainly one of the city’s best kept secrets!
So come sit back, relax, and let Millie’s melodies move you!
Have you been watching American Idol? Wow! Am I imagining it, or are these singers all excellent? The final twelve could have their own "Glee" program. I'm enjoying the new group of judges, also. The positive comments and helpful suggestions seem to really make a lot of sense. I know the smart contestants will take them to heart and get ahead of the others.
Are you a member of a book club that needs help? Would you like to start a book club but don’t know how? Today I found a wonderful website that can help you develop your book club and make it interesting. It is www.litlovers.com.
The creator of the website is Molly Lindquist, a former college English instructor, and she states, "The site is about WHAT we read, HOW we read, and HOW we THINK about our reading." The website has information on:
Steampunk is more than just goggles, cogs, and parasols. Victorian era science fiction is one way of describing it. The "steam" in steampunk refers to steam power, the type of energy used in the 19th century. "Punk" refers to the counter culture aspect of the genre.
I am really enjoying my iPod Touch. I’ve downloaded several applications (otherwise known as Apps) that I would heartily recommend. Not all Apps are free. Some Apps are quite expensive, but many are in the $.99 - $2.99 range. The three Apps listed below are, indeed, FREE. That makes them even better!