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Programs offered for Spanish-speaking women
Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas, offers programs for Spanish-speaking women: Grupo de mujeres: con lideres Mary Ellen Rodriguez y Ana Maria Sauer, los martes, 23 de enero, 10-11:30 a.m. , “La Alegria del Amor.” El taller sera dirigido por los novicios Jesuita, Kevin Kuehl, nSJ y Eric Couto, nSJ.
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. For more information and registration, call 913-906-8990.
Eagle Days to continue Jan. 21
The 17th annual Eagle Days will continue Jan. 21 at the Mr. and Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library, 4051 West Drive, in Wyandotte County Lake Park, 91st and Leavenworth Road. Hours will be noon to 4 p.m. Jan. 21. The event is free and open to the public. It is for all ages. The event will take place simultaneously at the Davis Hall at Wyandotte County Lake, as well as the Schlagle Library. The American bald eagle and birds of prey will be on exhibit at the event. Operation Wildlife will give presentations on live birds of prey at both locations. There will be a children’s craft area at the library, a binocular checkout and a spotting scope station to view migrating birds that visit Wyandotte County Lake in the winter. For more information, visit http://kckpl.librarymarket.com/17th-annual-eagle-days-0.
Program to discuss families
“Welcome to the Family Reunion Past, Present and Future” will be presented from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Chiquita Miller of K-State Research and Extension will share her insights and perceptions about families and trends. Register for the program at 913-906-8990.
Mardi Gras theme of program on Jan. 23
“Get Ready for Mardi Gras” will be presented from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Those attending will learn about Cajun and Creole customers, music and food, and may try gumbo. The program is presented by Pat Callaghan of K-State Research and Extension. To register, call 913-906-8990.
Cupcake decorating program offered Jan. 23
A cupcake decorating program will be offered from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Those attending will learn new techniques for cupcake decorating under the instruction of Rachel Van Stratton of “Sweet Ideas.” To register, call 913-906-8990.
Knitting, crocheting program to be Jan. 23
A program on knitting and crocheting will be offered from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, and every Tuesday, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Those attending can learn to knit, crochet, quilt or can visit with others attending the class. To register, call 913-906-8990.
Blood drive scheduled Jan. 25-26
A Community Blood Center blood drive is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, and Friday, Jan. 26, at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Hixson Atrium, 3901 Rainbow Blvd., Kansas City, Kansas. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.
Money management program offered Jan. 25
A program about personal money management will be offered from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The presenter will be Jennifer Rottinghaus, CPA. Those attending will learn how to make conscious decisions about their finances. To register, call 913-906-8990.
Creation Health program offered
A Creation Health program will be offered from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 25 to March 15, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The program will help participants find new energy, peace and good health. The facilitator is Ann Suellentrop in partnership with Shawnee Mission Health. For reservations, call 913-906-8990 or visit https://www.mountosb.org/ministries/register-for-an-event-at-keeler-womens-center.
Harlem Renaissance program to begin with event Jan. 25
The Kansas City, Kansas, Public Library will be celebrating the Harlem Renaissance with several events planned this winter. The Harlem Renaissance was an explosion of African-American art and culture in Harlem that started in 1918 and spanned the 1920s and 1930s. During January and February, the library will have art exhibits, movies, book clubs, and concerts, all celebrating the movement and people of Harlem – including an artist from Kansas. The inspiration for this event series was Aaron Douglas, a prominent and influential artist during the Harlem Renaissance. Douglas was born in Topeka, Kansas, and lived there until graduating from high school. Library patrons will be able to learn more about Douglas by attending one of three events held in partnership with the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art at 6 p.m. Jan. 25 at West Wyandotte Library, Feb. 1 at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and Feb. 15 at South Branch Library. Library patrons can register for these events on the library’s online calendar at kckpl.org or by visiting is.gd/HarlemEvents. For more information, visit http://wyandottedaily.com/harlem-renaissance-theme-of-librarys-celebration/.
UG Commission scheduled to meet Jan. 25
The Unified Government Commission is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, in the Commission Chambers, lobby level, City Hall, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas. Planning and other items may be on the agenda. An agenda may be posted in advance at www.wycokck.org.
Downtown Shareholders to meet Jan. 26
The Downtown Shareholders will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 26, at the BPU offices, 540 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Guest speaker will be Kathy Briney, Wyandotte County appraiser, who will speak about commercial and residential property valuations. There is a $20 fee for lunch. Advance registration is required. To register for this meeting, visit http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ef138i3ee0452828&llr=o4c9gdcab.
Chili supper planned Feb. 4
A Boy Scout Chili Supper is planned from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4, at Stony Point Christian Church, 149 S. 78th St., Kansas City, Kansas.
Bomber history project to be topic of meeting Feb. 8
The Fairfax Industrial Association will meet for a luncheon from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, at Central Solutions, 401 Funston Road, Kansas City, Kansas. Dan Desko, with the B-25 bomber history project, will speak on the history of the B-25 bomber, which was built in Fairfax. Tickets to the luncheon are $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Reservations may be made to Melissa Clark at email@example.com.
Blood drive scheduled Feb. 14
A Community Blood Center blood drive is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 14 at Room 2325, Jewell Center, Kansas City Kansas Community College, 7250 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.
Blood drive scheduled Feb. 22
A Community Blood Center blood drive is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Bonner Springs High School gym, 100 McDanield St., Bonner Springs, Kansas. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.
Blood drive scheduled Feb. 23
A Community Blood Center blood drive is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Bishop Ward High School gym, 708 N. 18th St., Kansas City, Kansas. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.
Wyandotte County Museum
For information about the Wyandotte County Museum, 631 N. 126th St., Bonner Springs, call 913-573-5002 or visit https://www.facebook.com/wycomuseum/.
Strawberry Hill Museum
For information about The Strawberry Hill Museum, 720 N. 4th St., Kansas City, Kansas, call 913-371-3264 or visit 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. 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/.