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Programs offered for Spanish-speaking women
Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan., offers these programs for Spanish-speaking women: Grupo de mujeres: Grupo de salud emocional para la mujer, ofrecido por MOCSA, contacte a Sinead McDonough, llame al 816-285-1349, los martes, 1-2:30 p.m. Hacia un Desarrollo de Una Autoestima Saludable, Claudia Perez Velasco, LAP, Martes, 23, 30 de Mayo y 6, 13 de Junio (serie de cuatro sesiones), 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Clase de Nutrición – cada tercer Jueves del Mes. Jueves, 18 de mayo, 10-11 a.m. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.
Rosedale group plans Bike-In Movie
Rosedale Development Association is planning its 5th annual Bike-In Movie at 7 p.m. May 14 at the Boulevard Drive-In, 1051 Merriam Lane, Kansas City, Kansas. Those interested may ride their bikes to the event, or may drive to the event. The event is free for bike riders and there is a $5 donation for cars. Those attending may bring a camp chair or blanket. For more information or reservations, call 913-677-5097 or email email@example.com.
Program offered on working with group conflict
A program will be presented from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, May 15, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The program will discuss skills necessary for successful conflict resolution. The presenter is Chiquita Miller, Ph.D., from K-State Extension. Reservations are required to 913-906-8990.
Cooking class offered May 15
Cooking for Beginners will be offered at 6 p.m. Monday, May 15, at the Bonner Springs Community Center 200 E. 3rd St., Bonner Springs, Kan. The Chef from Kobi’s Bar and Grill will teach the class. Space is limited to 10 for the class. Those interested may sign up at the Bonner Springs City Library. For more information, visit http://bonnerlibrary.org/cooking-for-beginners/.
Cookie decorating program offered
A cookie decorating program is offered from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The class will be led by Rachel Van Stratton, owner of “Sweet Ideas.” All supplies will be provided. Registration is required to 913-906-8990.
Breast cancer support group to meet
A breast cancer support group will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group will share, support and encourage those affected by breast cancer. Families are welcome. Registration is required to 913-906-8990.
Writer’s workshop to be held Wednesday
A writer’s workshop is planned from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group is facilitated by Kari O’Rourke. Registration is required to 913-906-8990.
Financial literacy program offered
A comprehensive financial literacy program will be offered from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The program will be presented by Anab Abulahi. In the program, participants may create a budget, set goals for saving and spending. Registration is required to 913-906-8990.
Bike safety program planned May 20
A bike safety program, Hawks, Helmets and Handlebars, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 20, at the New Bethel Church, 745 Walker Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. At the free event, there will be a bike safety course, a Baby Jay appearance, and a remote live broadcast by 99.6 The Point. The first 150 children to attend will receive a free KU bike helmet. The children must be present to receive the helmet.
Salad Exchange program to be May 21
The Bonner Springs City Library, 201 N. Nettleton Ave., will have a Salad Exchange at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 21. Those attending will bring their favorite salads to share. Also, those attending should bring 10 copies of their salad recipe to share. For more information, see http://bonnerlibrary.org/salad-exchange/.
Author of book about Sierra Leone to speak
James Weller, a 1977 graduate of Bonner Springs High School, will speak and sign books at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 25, at the Bonner Springs City Library, 201 N. Nettleton Ave., Bonner Springs, Kan. He is the author of “Misadventures in West Africa,” a book about his personal experiences in business in West Africa. For more information, visit http://bonnerlibrary.org/book-signing/.
‘Life and Money in Retirement’ to be topic of program
“Life and Money in Retirement” is the topic of a program to be presented at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 31, at the Bonner Springs City Library, 201 N. Nettleton Ave., Bonner Springs. The program will discuss strategies for retirement, and actions that retirees may take to feel more confident in making the transition. For more information, visit http://bonnerlibrary.org/.
Wyandotte County Museum
The Wyandotte County Museum, 631 N. 126th St., Bonner Springs, is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays. It is closed on Sundays and holidays. For more information visit the website www.facebook.com/wycomuseum or call 913-573-5002.
Strawberry Hill Museum
The Strawberry Hill Museum at 720 N. 4th St., Kansas City, Kan., has events scheduled. For more information, call 913-371-3264 or visit http://www.strawberryhillmuseum.org/.
Grinter Place Museum
The Grinter Place State Historic Site, 1420 S. 78th St., Kansas City, Kan., is one of the oldest homes in the area, built in 1857. Admission is $3 for adults, $1 for students; and children 5 and younger free. It is closed on state holidays. For more information about hours and days it is open, call 913-299-0373 or visit http://www.kshs.org/p/grinter-place-plan-your-visit/15857.
Old Quindaro Museum
The Old Quindaro Museum is at 3432 N. 29th St., Kansas City, Kan. For more information about the museum, call 816-820-3615 or visit https://www.facebook.com/ccoqmuseum/.