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Front Lines to Headlines: The WWI Overseas Dispatches of a Kansas City Star Reporter
Join local historian and author of "Voices in Bronze and Stone: Kansas City's World War I Monuments and Memorials" James J. Heiman as he discusses his latest book, "Front Lines to Headlines: The World War I Overseas Dispatches of Otto P. Higgins." Dive int...
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Fri 4/26/19 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Swami Paritushtananda
Sunday, April 28, 11:00 AM:  The Vedanta Society of Kansas City. Address by Swami Paritushtananda, “Momentary View,” Meditation at 10:30. Free of charge. All are welcome. 8701 Ward Pkwy. info@vedantakc.org 816-444-8045 Note: This is for Saturday, Apri...
The Vedanta Society of Kansas City
Kansas City, MO

Sun 4/28/19 at 11am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books), Talks/Lectures
Parenting Support Group: A program of education and support
Learn how to connect and form strong bonds; what to do when you don't always agree; solving problems together. Helping each other heal from past hurts. Presented by Marqueia Watson, BHS. Adv. MSW. To register, call 913-906-8990.
Keeler Women's Center
Kansas City, KS

Tue 4/30/19
Tue 5/7/19
Tue 5/14/19
Tue 5/21/19
Tue 5/28/19
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Stephen Wilkes: Day to Night
Can a photograph inspire and create change? For photographer Stephen Wilkes, his five-year photographic study of Ellis Island’s long abandoned medical wards helped secure $6 million toward the restoration of the south side of the island. His work documenti...
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Kansas City, MO

Tue 4/30/19 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Korean Peninsula: Problems & Prospects
President Harry S. Truman’s decision to commit American troops to Korea in 1950 remains one of the most crucial, world-changing acts of the Truman presidency. Nearly 70 years later, the complicated relationship between the United States and Korea continues...
Harry S Truman Library & Museum
Independence, MO

Tue 4/30/19 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Korean Peninsula: Problems & Prospects
The state of Missouri's relationship with the Korean peninsula goes back to the legacy of President Truman, his decisions about the Korean War, and his post-presidential efforts to build a close relationship between Korea and his home state. The University...
Harry S Truman Library & Museum
Independence, MO

Tue 4/30/19 at 6:30pm and 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Women's Networking Luncheon
On May 7, together with the Web.com Tour, Edward Jones invites female professionals to attend a networking lunch followed by speakers including the Web.com Tour’s first female president, Alex Baldwin and Edward Jones' Research Strategist, Nela Richardson.
Blue Hills Country Club
Kansas City, MO

Tue 5/7/19 at 11:30am-1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Front Lines to Headlines: WWI Dispatches From Kansas City Star's Otto P. Higgins
Join local historian and author James Heiman for a discussion of his latest book Front Lines to Headlines: The World War I Overseas Dispatches of Otto P. Higgins. Hear the stories of Kansas Citians in the Great War as seen through the eyes of Kansas City S...
National World War I Museum and Memorial
Kansas City, MO

Wed 5/22/19 at 6:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Cheryl Knott and Tim Laman - Adventures Among Orangutans
Solitary animals living in hard-to-reach places, orangutans are one of the most difficult large land animals to study. Since 1992, husband-and-wife team Cheryl Knott and Tim Laman have been using innovative techniques and new technologies to gain a closer ...
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Kansas City, MO

Tue 6/4/19 at 7:30pm
    

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