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Truman Library: UN Peace Keepers Round Table
In today's most dangerous trouble spots, United Nations peacekeepers are working to separate warring parties and protect people from the scourge of armed conflict. It’s an inherently dangerous mission, costing the lives of more than 3,600 uniformed and civ...
Harry S Truman Library & Museum
Independence, MO

Sat 9/22/18 at 1pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Address by Swami Paritushtananda
September 23, 11:00 AM:  The Vedanta Society of Kansas City. Address by Swami Paritushtananda, “Hunger for Spiritual Life,” Meditation at 10:30. Free of charge. All are welcome. 8701 Ward Pkwy. info@vedantakc.org 816-444-8045 Note: This is for Saturda...
The Vedanta Society of Kansas City
Kansas City, MO

Sun 9/23/18 at 11am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Seminar, History/Science, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Psychoanalytic Center Seminar - The Neuroscience of Mental Health and Illness
Neuroscience research is providing insight into why, when, and with whom specific psychotherapeutic approaches may be beneficial. However, translating neuroscience research into practice can be a daunting task. This seminar outlines for attendees some key ...
Kansas City Public Library – Plaza Branch
Kansas City, MO

Mon 9/24/18 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Midwest Genealogy Center Presents: Irish Coat of Arms, Tartans, and Genealogy
Author and genealogist Mike O’Laughlin shares his research covering Irish heraldry from the 17th to the 20th centuries. Discover the basic facts and fiction about your Irish coat of arms and tartan, as well as learn 10 simple ways to start your family hist...
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Fri 9/28/18 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Address by Swami Chetanananda
September 29, 10:30 AM:  The Vedanta Society of Kansas City. Address by Swami Chetanananda, “Stories of Vedanta Monks,” Pt. 19. Free of charge. All are welcome. 8701 Ward Pkwy. info@vedantakc.org 816-444-8045 Note: This is for Saturday, Sept. 22 KC St...
The Vedanta Society of Kansas City
Kansas City, MO

Sat 9/29/18 at 10:30am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Women's Foundation We Work for Change 2018 Annual Event
Former NBC News network anchor Ann Curry headlines the Women’s Foundation Annual Event, “Truth Tellers: Stories That Change The World.” Curry will share her insights on gender inequality and the power of human connection. A lively reception with food an...
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Kansas City, MO

Tue 10/2/18 at 4pm-6:30pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Open Spaces: For the Win Poetry Slam
KC-based poetry team For The Win has represented the city in Regional and National competitions for four years in a row and is also the first team to represent Kansas City competitively in at the National Poetry Slam. This year they are bringing together p...
Swope Park
Kansas City, MO

Sat 10/6/18 at 2:30pm-3:45pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Midwest Genealogy Center Presents: Collection Your Family Stories Before They Are Lost
It’s too easy to let unique family stories slip away. Learn tips and tricks for collecting and preserving your family’s stories to pass on to future generations.
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Sat 10/6/18 at 10:30am-11:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Open Spaces: 21c Salon: Mary Lou Williams
Open Spaces 2018: A Kansas City Arts Experience is a two-month multi-platform arts event that aims to attract cultural visitors and bring significant visibility to Kansas City. The event showcases renowned local, national and international artists, with a ...
Swope Park
Kansas City, MO

Thu 10/11/18 at 5:30pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Speakeasy – Women of the 1920’s
Sip a Prohibition cocktail and sample light, 1920s style hors d’oeuvres as we hear about three 1920’s American women who altered the history of their professions. Zora Neale Hurston was a writer during the Harlem Renaissance, a folklorist and an anthropol...
Shawnee Town Hall
Shawnee, KS

Wed 10/17/18 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Open Spaces: 21c Salon: Diversity
Join us for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: a panel discussion with Open Spaces artists moderated by Dan Cameron. Open Spaces 2018: A Kansas City Arts Experience is a two-month multi-platform arts event that aims to attract cultural visitors and bring si...
21c Museum Hotel
Kansas City, MO

Thu 10/18/18 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Family/Child (Books)
The Midwest Genealogy Center Presents: River of the Big Canoe - Across the Muddy Missouri
Let’s go up the Mississippi and across the Missouri River to a land that your pa says will make a fine place to settle. Let oral historian Jim "Two Crows" Wallen lead you through artifacts, stories, and authentic clothing into the land that will become the...
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Fri 10/19/18 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Midwest Genealogy Center Presents: 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

Fri 10/26/18 at 2pm-5pm
    

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