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Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Class/Workshop, Computers/Technology
Intro to HTML and CSS Workshop
Curious about coding, but don’t know where to begin? HTML and CSS are the perfect places to start. You will leave with the core concepts of HTML (tags, elements, and attributes), and the basics of CSS (selectors, properties, and values). All your work w...
WeWork Corrigan Station
Kansas City, MO

Tue 10/22/19 at 5:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Backwash of War: Ellen N. La Motte and Her Explosive Lost Classic
Boldly capturing World War I’s devastation, writer and suffragist Ellen N. La Motte penned her controversial book, The Backwash of War, about her experiences as a nurse on the Western Front. Modeling a new and influential style of war writing, her biting p...
National World War I Museum and Memorial
Kansas City, MO

Tue 10/22/19 at 6:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Family/Child (Books)
Banishing Bullying Behavior Book Talk
An event that will provide a call to action to banish bullying behavior will be the focus of a book talk on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at Park University. Blanche Sosland, Ph.D., professor emerita of education and expert in bullying-related issues, will present a...
Park University
Parkville, MO

Wed 10/23/19 at 3pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Visiting Scholar Lecture Series: The Rev. Steve Katsouros, S.J.
The Oct. 24 guest of the Visiting Scholar Lecture Series will be the Rev. Steve Katsouros, S.J., delivering “Come to Believe: How the Jesuits are Reinventing Education (Again)” Fr. Katsouros is the dean of Arrupe College, the innovative two-year program a...
Rockhurst University – Arrupe Hall
Kansas City, MO

Thu 10/24/19 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Address by Swami Chetanananda
October 26, 10:30 AM:  The Vedanta Society of Kansas City. Arjun Sharma Lecture. Address by Swami Chetanananda and Philip Goldberg, “India’s Impact on America’s Spiritual Landscape.” Free of charge. All are welcome. Regnier Hall Auditorium, KU Edwards Camp...
The Vedanta Society of Kansas City
Kansas City, MO

Sat 10/26/19 at 10:30am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Address by Swami Chetanananda
October 27, 10:30 AM:  The Vedanta Society of Kansas City. Arjun Sharma Lecture. Address by Swami Chetanananda and Philip Goldberg, “India’s Impact on America’s Spiritual Landscape.” Free of charge. All are welcome. Regnier Hall Auditorium, KU Edwards Camp...
The Vedanta Society of Kansas City
Kansas City, MO

Sat 10/26/19 at 10:30am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Parents/Parenting
Useful Tips for Parenting
Raising children is hard work that needs to be learned just like everything else in this world. Learn useful tips on parenting from a professional child psychologist. You will learn how to raise a healthy and happy child, how to make contact and become a t...
Kansas City Public Library – Plaza Branch
Kansas City, MO

Sat 10/26/19 at 10am-11:45am
Sat 11/30/19 at 10am-11:45am
Sat 12/28/19 at 10am-11:45am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Terror from the Trenches: The Great War and the Birth of Horror
From blood-thirsty vampires to the vengeful undead, join us as American pop and folk culture specialist W. Scott Poole traces the origins of the contemporary genre of horror to the devastation of World War I in an eye-opening conversation based upon his 20...
National World War I Museum and Memorial
Kansas City, MO

Wed 10/30/19 at 6:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Visiting Scholar Lecture Series: Sister Helen Prejean
Since being thrust into the national spotlight with the 1995 film, Dead Man Walking, Sr. Helen Prejean has never deviated from her mission to promote alternatives to the death penalty. Co-sponsored by Rockhurst Respect Life organization, Sr. Prejean will c...
Rockhurst University – Arrupe Hall
Kansas City, MO

Wed 11/6/19 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Midwest Poets Series: Donika Kelly
The Midwest Poets Series at Rockhurst University presents the 2018 Kate Tufts Discovery Award winner and author of Bestiary Donika Kelly at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14. Kelly is the author of the chapbook Aviarium (500 Places, 2017) and the full-length co...
Rockhurst University – Arrupe Hall
Kansas City, MO

Thu 11/14/19 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Conference
Innovation Masterclass Kansas 2019 - with former Disney Head of Innovation
Innovation Masterclass by Disney's Former Head of Innovation & Creativity, Duncan Wardle. Learn Duncan's practical toolkit for driving innovation within teams and overcoming barriers to your ideas! Join us for a Unique Masterclass on Creativity, Innovat...
PlexPod Westport Commons
Kansas City, MO

Fri 11/15/19 at 8:30am-5pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Lenexa Sunflower Poetry Slam and Open Mic
Join us on Third Thursdays for an evening of creative wordplay at our Sunflower Poetry Slams and open mic nights, hosted by Poet Jen Harris. Monthly events will be held July through December 2019. Admission for the slam and open mic are free. Open Mic begi...
Lenexa City Hall
Lenexa, KS

Thu 11/21/19 at 6pm
Thu 12/19/19 at 6pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Storytime with Santa
Santa is making a special trip to the Library to read a holiday story. After the story, sit on Santa's knee to tell him what you want for Christmas. Parents, don't forget your cameras.
Mid-Continent Public Library – Liberty Branch
Liberty, MO

Wed 12/18/19 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Kid Lit: Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus
Let’s use reading to explore our world! History, theater, literature, and more! Come join us as we explore the world of Mo Willems and his popular children's books. Mo Willems books and art projects will be available.
Mid-Continent Public Library – Liberty Branch
Liberty, MO

Wed 1/8/20 at 6pm-7pm
    

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