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Special Event: Class/Workshop
The Midwest Genealogy Center Presents: From Past to Print - Writing Your Ancestor's Story
Have you ever found a fascinating person or story while researching your genealogy? This three-hour workshop will help you find those stories buried in the research, apply the key elements of story crafting to them, and explore how those elements apply to ...
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Sat 4/21/18 at 2pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Midwest Genealogy Center Presents: Spit or Swab - Should You Use DNA for Family Research?
Whether you're looking for a biological kinship, your ancestry origin, or wanting to uncover your Native American, Jewish ancestry, or looking for a breakthrough in your research, DNA test results can offer answers. Join international genealogist Kathleen ...
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Sat 4/21/18 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Music: Choral
Jacomo Chorale
Concert featuring music from familiar television shows and commercials as well as Chorale favorites from an upcoming recording.
Graceland University – Independence Campus
Independence, MO

Sat 4/28/18 at 7pm
Music: Rap/Hip Hop
Big Sean
Sean Anderson, a.k.a. Big Sean, gained a strong relationship with Detroit's 102.7FM, where he displayed his rhyming skills weekly and met Kanye West after a radio interview in 2005. After months of submitting songs and numerous meetings, Sean finally got t...
Silverstein Eye Centers Arena
Independence, MO

Wed 5/9/18 at 7pm
Special Event: Children, Education
Family Fun at Midwest Genealogy Center
Moms, dads, kids, and grandparents come to the Midwest Genealogy Center to create some new family memories. Make a family tree, find newspaper headlines from the day you were born, create your own family crest, and more. Enjoy a free ice cream treat.
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Sat 5/19/18 at 2pm-3:30pm
Special Event: For the Family, Social Event
Midwest Genealogy Center's 10th Anniversary Celebration
Join the Midwest Genealogy Center as we celebrate 10 years in our current location! Enjoy refreshments and reminisce about the history of MGC. Learn about upcoming projects and programs, and listen to live acoustic music performed by the Frosty Morn Trio.
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Fri 6/1/18 at 6pm-8pm
Special Event: Children, Education
Midwest Genealogy Center Presents: Who Was George Washington Carver?
Before he became a famous scientist and inventor, George Washington Carver was born a slave, kidnapped by outlaws, orphaned, and barred from attending his local school. Join rangers from the George Washington National Carver Monument to discover how Carver...
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Mon 6/4/18 at 10:35am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Midwest Genealogy Center Presents: Celebrity Ghosts - A Field Trip of Reported Hauntings
For many celebrities and politicians, death doesn’t end their time in the spotlight. Join paranormal researcher and investigator Becky Ray as she discusses why we continue looking for celebrities after they die as well as some "haunts" of history’s notable...
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Thu 6/14/18 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Sports: Golf
Cargo For Kids Golf Tournament
Join us in helping local school children with our Seventh Annual Cargo For Kids Charity Golf Tournament! Proceeds from our tournament go directly to helping Independence children with school supplies and hygiene items. Our Golf Tournament will be a 4 Perso...
Drumm Farm Golf Club
Independence, MO

Fri 6/15/18 at 9am-2pm
Music: Rap/Hip Hop
Russ
Russ is a music producer and hip-hop artist based out of Atlanta. He's one of the fastest-growing artists of 2016. He's part of the DIEMON Crew, a rap group. His Soundcloud page has garnered over 40 million listens since its inception in 2014. In 2016, Rus...
Silverstein Eye Centers Arena
Independence, MO

Sat 6/16/18 at 8pm
Special Event: Children, Education
Midwest Genealogy Center Presents: The March Sisters - 150 Years of Little Women
Celebrate the sesquicentennial of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women with a celebration of the March sisters. Meet Meg, Jo, Amy, and Beth, and discover the reason this beloved story has been passed down from mother to daughter for generations.
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Sat 6/23/18 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Researching Your WWII Veteran
Piece together your WWII veteran's military experience using web resources, Library resources, and outside sources. Learn what records still exist and how to locate them.
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Thu 7/5/18 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Special Event: Children
Midwest Genealogy Center Presents: Cole Younger and Frank James' Wild West Show
The year is 1905; after 25 years in the Stillwater Penitentiary in Minnesota, Cole Younger is reunited with his old friend, Frank James. Join these two alleged outlaws as they talk about their noted exploits in earlier times. Presented by Dave Bears and Gr...
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Sat 7/14/18 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Midwest Genealogy Center Presents: The Two Charleys
The 1950 assassinations of Kansas City mobsters Charlie Binaggio and Charlie Gargotta helped usher in the famed Kefauver Committee’s investigation of organized crime in the United States. Join author and filmmaker Terence O’Malley for a look at the crimina...
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Thu 7/19/18 at 7pm-8pm
    

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