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Summer of Oz: Wyandotte County Museum
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Bonner Springs,KS
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Day Out with Frank and Ella
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Olathe,KS
Family Fun Nights
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM | Olathe,KS
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July Quarterly Meeting & Program
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Nevada,MO
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Mahaffie Dinner
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM | Olathe,KS
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Story Walk
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM | Butler,MO
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Day Out with Frank and Ella
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Olathe,KS
Speakeasy - The Culture of the 1920s Car
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM | Shawnee,KS
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July 2018 Partner Meeting
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM | Holton,KS
Day Out with Frank and Ella
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Olathe,KS
Family Fun Nights
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Olathe,KS
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Day Out with Frank and Ella
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Olathe,KS
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Day Out with Frank and Ella
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Olathe,KS
Family Fun Nights
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Olathe,KS
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1920s Mystery Book Club
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM | Shawnee,KS
30th Anniversary Celebration
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Shawnee,KS
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Windows Into History: An Open House
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM | Lawrence,KS
2018 Living River Festival
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Lawrence,KS
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Story Walk
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM | Butler,MO
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Paranormal Teen Night Out
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
 
 
 
 
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  • Vistior Visitor Event

    7/19/2018 6:00:00 PM  |  Olathe, KS

    Family Fun Nights

    Enjoy a different theme of history each week with lots of hands on activities! FREE admission (a small fee required for some activities). Stagecoach rides are $3/person ages 3 & up. 6/7-Hit the Trail!, 6/14-Construction: 1860s Style!, 6/21-Civil War, 6/28-Music & Art:1860s Style, 7/5-Independence Day, 7/12-Kansas Cowboys, 7/19-Food on the Farm, 7/26-Mad Scientists: 1860s Style!...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    7/20/2018 6:30:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    2018 Living River Festival - Opening Reception and Film Screening

    Celebrate our Human-River Connection with the Living River Festival. Today the festival opens with a reception and a screening of "When Kings Reigned", a documentary about about the men who lived and fished commercially between 1870-1970, in Lawrence, Kansas, including African Americans Abe and Jake Washington. Festival sponsors include: Kansas Riverkings Museum, Humanities Kansas, Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area, and Friends of the Kaw....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    7/21/2018 10:00:00 AM  |  Shawnee, KS

    1920s Mystery Book Club

    July’s mystery - Laughter of the Dead Kings by Elizabeth Peters. Egypt’s mysterious Valley of the Kings holds the solution to the theft of a world famous historic relic. Will Vicky Bliss, peerless art historian and sleuth, clear up the name of her significant other, John Tregarth, the suave and dangerously charming international art thief? Cosponsored by Johnson County Library and Shawnee Town 1929. Recurring program on the third Saturday of every month from February – November...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    7/21/2018 11:00:00 AM  |  Shawnee, KS

    30th Anniversary Celebration

    Free Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social Lunch will be provided. We will honor charter members and celebrate the 30 years of MCHS as an organization. A special “guest” from the past may appear during the event....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    7/21/2018 1:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Archaeology at the Wornall House

    Much can be learned about a historic site and the people who lived there through archaeological evidence. Join us on July 21 for the opening of our exhibit "Unearthing the Wornall House," a display of objects found on site during archaeological digs on the site. We will be joined by Gail Lundeen of Project Archaeology to discuss the work that has been done at the Wornall House. Free for members, $5 for non-members and includes a tour of the Wornall House....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    7/21/2018 1:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    2018 Living River Festival

    Join us as the Living River Festival continues (Opening Reception, July 20). Today we'll have activity tables, poetry, music, presentations, oral history recordings, and much more! Festival sponsors include: Kansas Riverkings Museum, Humanities Kansas, Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area, and Friends of the Kaw....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    7/21/2018 2:00:00 PM  |  Shawnee, KS

    Friends of Shawnee Town Annual Ice Cream Social

    Join Friends of Shawnee Town for an old-fashioned ice cream social – treats on them! Churn of the Century Homemade Ice Cream will be doing the churning with their 1922 Stover hit and miss engine. It is a sight to behold! In addition, the Plain Ol’ A’s Model A Ford Club are bringing their vintage vehicles for the social. What fun!...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    7/21/2018 8:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Paranormal Teen Night Out

    Come out and discover what goes bump in the night at the Alexander Majors House! Learn the history of this fascinating historic landmark and the tools used during a professional paranormal investigation. Mystic Mom's Paranormal will be leading the investigation, and has been featured on the Biography Channel's "My Ghost Story." $55 per teen. For teenagers aged 13-18. Space is limited and fills up fast! All registrations must include a signed waiver from a parent or guardian....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    7/22/2018 1:30:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Windows Into History: An Open House

    Stop by the Watkins for refreshments and a first look at our new third-floor window shades, full of exciting local stories and images!...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    7/22/2018 3:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    2018 Living River Festival

    The festival wraps up today (Opening Reception, July 20) with another screening of "When Kings Reigned". This is a documentary about about the men who lived and fished commercially between 1870-1970. The two earliest men described are Abe Burns and Jake Washington, African Americans not long after the Civil War and Quantrill's raid on Lawrence. Festival sponsors include: Kansas Riverkings Museum, Humanities Kansas, Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area, and Friends of the Kaw....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    7/23/2018 8:30:00 AM  |  Independence, MO

    Archaeology in the Classroom for Teachers, Interpreters and Museum Docents

    Learn how to incorporate archaeology into your classroom or other educational setting! Participants will receive full instruction in archaeological science and a complete curriculum guide and materials. For more information click on the link! https://www.trumanlibrary.org/educatio.htm...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    7/24/2018 8:30:00 AM  |  Independence, MO

    Archaeology in the Classroom for Teachers, Interpreters and Museum Docents

    Learn how to incorporate archaeology into your classroom or other educational setting! Participants will receive full instruction in archaeological science and a complete curriculum guide and materials. For more information click on the link! https://www.trumanlibrary.org/educatio.htm...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    7/24/2018 9:30:00 AM  |  Butler, MO

    Story Walk

    Kids bring your family and take a walk along our nature trails and stop to read a good book or poem - page by page, and then come to the Learning Center for a fun follow-up activity. June 12th & 26th, 9:30 - 10:30 am, It's looking at Nature July 10th & 24th, 9:30 - 10:30 am, It's Farming time August 7th &21st, 9:30- 10:30 am, Be a Pioneer...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    7/25/2018 8:30:00 AM  |  Independence, MO

    Archaeology in the Classroom for Teachers, Interpreters and Museum Docents

    Learn how to incorporate archaeology into your classroom or other educational setting! Participants will receive full instruction in archaeological science and a complete curriculum guide and materials. For more information click on the link! https://www.trumanlibrary.org/educatio.htm...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    7/25/2018 10:00:00 AM  |  Olathe, KS

    Day Out with Frank and Ella

    Wednesdays & Thursdays in June & July Enjoy a different theme of history each week with lots of hands on activities and crafts! Scheduled Themes: Mad Scientists: 1860s style! 7/25 & 7/26...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    7/25/2018 7:00:00 PM  |  Shawnee, KS

    Jammin’ on the Green with the Vine Street Rumble Jazz Orchestra

    Vine Street Rumble Jazz Orchestra will be back to once again jam at Shawnee Town. Under the direction of Kent Rausch, this 14-piece band will perform the same outrageously exciting music that made Kansas City THE place to be in the 20s through 40s. You don’t want to miss this! Light refreshments provided....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    7/26/2018 8:30:00 AM  |  Independence, MO

    Archaeology in the Classroom for Teachers, Interpreters and Museum Docents

    Learn how to incorporate archaeology into your classroom or other educational setting! Participants will receive full instruction in archaeological science and a complete curriculum guide and materials. For more information click on the link! https://www.trumanlibrary.org/educatio.htm...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    7/26/2018 10:00:00 AM  |  Olathe, KS

    Day Out with Frank and Ella

    Wednesdays & Thursdays in June & July Enjoy a different theme of history each week with lots of hands on activities and crafts! Scheduled Themes: Mad Scientists: 1860s style! 7/25 & 7/26...details >>

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    7/26/2018 5:30:00 PM  |  Topeka, KS

    Topeka Alliance of Museum Educators

    The Kansas Museum of History, in conjunction with the Topeka Alliance of Museum Educators, invites you to join us for a special program at the Mulvane Art Museum in Topeka. Full STEAM ahead into the new school year! Great prizes! Family friendly! Appetizers and beverages! Lots of free stuff for your classroom....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    7/26/2018 6:00:00 PM  |  Olathe, KS

    Family Fun Nights

    Enjoy a different theme of history each week with lots of hands on activities! FREE admission (a small fee required for some activities). Stagecoach rides are $3/person ages 3 & up. 6/7-Hit the Trail!, 6/14-Construction: 1860s Style!, 6/21-Civil War, 6/28-Music & Art:1860s Style, 7/5-Independence Day, 7/12-Kansas Cowboys, 7/19-Food on the Farm, 7/26-Mad Scientists: 1860s Style!...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    7/27/2018 8:30:00 AM  |  Independence, MO

    Archaeology in the Classroom for Teachers, Interpreters and Museum Docents

    Learn how to incorporate archaeology into your classroom or other educational setting! Participants will receive full instruction in archaeological science and a complete curriculum guide and materials. For more information click on the link! https://www.trumanlibrary.org/educatio.htm...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    7/27/2018 6:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Hidden History of Kansas Author Talk

    Hear Adrian Zink, author of the popular "Hidden History of Kansas," present fascinating stories from our state's past. Books will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of Raven Book Store....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    7/28/2018 12:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Paranormal Teen Night Out

    Come out and discover what goes bump in the night at the Alexander Majors House! Learn the history of this fascinating historic landmark and the tools used during a professional paranormal investigation. Mystic Mom's Paranormal will be leading the investigation, and has been featured on the Biography Channel's "My Ghost Story." $55 per teen. For teenagers aged 13-18. Space is limited and fills up fast! All registrations must include a signed waiver from a parent or guardian....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    7/28/2018 1:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Family Ties: Creating a Three Generation Family Tree

    Family history connects us to our communities and our world. Join the Wornall/Majors House Museums and the Black Archives of Mid-America as we explore the ties that bind us through ancestry, genealogy, and storytelling during our “Family Ties” program series. On July 28, spark conversations about family history with children. Bring in the names and birth dates of children, parents and grandchildren and we’ll help you make a keepsake bound family tree booklet....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    8/1/2018 6:00:00 PM  |  Lexington, MO

    Informational Meeting

    The public is invited to bring their ideas to an informational meeting in the visitor's center. Representatives of the historic site will be on hand to gather input from interested citizens. Accomplishments and information on future plans for the facility will be discussed. Visitors are invited to share comments and suggestions about the site's services and operations. These informational meetings, which are being held in all state parks and historic sites, help create two-way communications....details >>

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