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What Happens After the Paychecks Stop?

Wed, Jan 22 2020
6:30pm - 7:20pm
Registration Required
Acquire strategies on how to budget for retirement expenses, explore potential revenue sources, and learn to identify potential risks to your retirement income.

Chili, How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count the Ways

Thu, Jan 23 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration Required
Beef, chicken, pork, or vegetarian are just the starting point for making a great pot of chili. Join Mel Cole for a discussion on numerous ways to make this wonderful stew.

Decluttering: Finding Ways to Let Go

Fri, Jan 31 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration Required
Is your stuff stressing you out? Join design consultant Lisa Holiman as she shares a methodology to pack up, donate, and throw away the things that are getting in your way and complicating your life.

Exploring J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings

Sat, Feb 1 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration Required
Join members of the Tolkien Society of Kansas City for an exploration of the construction of Middle-earth, world-building, and mythology in J.R.R. Tolkien's book trilogy, "The Lord of the Rings."

George Washington Carver: America's Leonardo da Vinci

Mon, Feb 3 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration Required
Born a slave in southwest Missouri and then abducted by outlaws, orphaned, and shunned at the local school, George Washington Carver persevered to become one of the nation’s finest scientists and inve

Underground Railroad: The Who, What, and Where Did It Go

Sat, Feb 8 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration Required
Cultural historian Brother John shares the secret codes, symbols, agents, and songs of the Underground Railroad as well as added insight into this chapter in America's history.

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