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Homeschool Wednesday
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Topeka,KS
Home School Wednesdays
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Topeka,KS
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GRINTER LADIES’ NIGHT OUT
3:30 PM - 7:30 PM | Kansas City,KS
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Crossroads of the Vine
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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Basket Weaving Class
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Butler,MO
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Crossroads of the Vine
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
Museum After Hours
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM | Topeka,KS
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"Someday" Film Screening
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Topeka,KS
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Crossroads of the Vine
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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1920’s Mystery Book Club
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM | Shawnee,KS
Sankofa Film Series
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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Dietrich Cabin Open House
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Ottawa,KS
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Pioneer Days at the Little Cabin
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Ottawa,KS
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Pioneer Days at the Little Cabin
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Ottawa,KS
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Birding While Black with Dr. J Drew Lanham
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM | Lawrence,KS
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Crossroads of the Vine
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
Bidring with J. Drew Lanhame
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM | Lawrence,KS
The Sam Jeans Mystery Tour
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Lawrence,KS
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Memorial Day Biscuits and Gravy
7:30 AM - 11:00 AM | Tonganoxie,KS
132nd Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Fort Leavenworth,KS
Memorial Day Biscuits & Gravy
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM | Tonganoxie,KS
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Speakeasy - The Culture of the 1920s Car
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Shawnee,KS
 
 
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  • 5/2/2018 1:00:00 PM  |  Topeka, KS

    Homeschool Wednesday

    Visit the Kansas Museum of History and join us for Home School Wednesdays, the first Wednesday of each month September through May. Discover a new topic each month! Fourth grade through high school students can learn and explore primary and secondary sources with activities related to each topic. Cost is $6 per student, which includes Museum admission. Students younger than fourth grade may visit the Discovery Place during this time. Preregistration is required....details >>

  • 5/2/2018 1:00:00 PM  |  Topeka, KS

    Home School Wednesdays

    Join us for Home School Wednesdays, the first Wednesday of each month September through May, at the Kansas Museum of History in Topeka. Primary sources, activities, learning, and discovery for fourth grade through high school. Today we'll explore the Oregon Trail. Preregistration is requested; space is limited....details >>

  • 5/3/2018 3:30:00 PM  |  Kansas City, KS

    GRINTER LADIES’ NIGHT OUT

    $5 admission, wine & food tastings, door prize drawings every 30 minutes....details >>

  • 5/4/2018 9:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Crossroads of the Vine

    An art exhibition featuring works from Crossroads Charter Schools scholars....details >>

  • 5/5/2018 9:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Civil War Field Day

    Civil War Field Day at the John Wornall House Museum is a unique experience that allows you to meet and interact with Civil War soldiers, surgeons, and civilians while on the site of an authentic Civil War field hospital.The Wornall House, built in 1858, served as a field hospital during the Battle of Westport in October 1864....details >>

  • 5/5/2018 11:00:00 AM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Kansas Riverkings Guided Walking Tour and Coffee Discussion

    Kansas Riverkings Museum exhibition provides guided walking tours. Education director, Barbara Higgins-Dover leads a journey into the past when 19th century rivermen worked the waters and sold what they caught to a hungry community. The 40 minute tour includes information about the Riverkings, their fishing cabins and equipment, how they marketed their catch, and the way they lived along the river. Coffee and discussion follows the tour. In the event of rain, the tour will be cancelled....details >>

  • 5/5/2018 1:00:00 PM  |  Tonganoxie, KS

    Tonganoxie Community Historical Society Tour of Ghost Towns in Southern Leavenworth County

    The tour will last three hours, with one stop at the Boling Grange Hall for refreshments about half way through the tour. The general area of focus will be north of 24-40, east of the Jefferson County line, south of Stranger Road, and east of 171st Street. This will be an afternoon of historical tales of railroads and towns. Narrators for the trip will be Perry Walters, Virginia Seymour, and Carrie Ritchey. The bus will depart from the Tonganoxie Community Historical Society @ 1pm....details >>

  • 5/6/2018 9:00:00 AM  |  Butler, MO

    Basket Weaving Class

    Join us for a great weaving experience when you make your own Market Basket. This very useful basket is 8 1/4" long x 4 3/4" wide x 9" high with handle.Class taught by Mona & Marilyn - Missouri Basketweavers Guild - Reserve your spot by April 17th Mail check made to Poplar Heights Farm, P.O. Box 266, Butler, MO 64730 along with your name, email and phone number Bring a sack lunch, Weaving tool (flat tip screwdriver, letter opener or old dinner knife), old hand towel, clothes pins)....details >>

  • 5/10/2018 7:00:00 PM  |  Shawnee, KS

    General Meeting- Monticello Community Historical Society

    “Alexander Majors” presented by Gary Hicks. Gary is President of the Johnson County Kansas Heritage Foundation. He is an expert on the Alexander Majors landmark....details >>

  • 5/11/2018 9:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Crossroads of the Vine

    An art exhibition featuring works from Crossroads Charter Schools scholars....details >>

  • 5/11/2018 6:30:00 PM  |  Topeka, KS

    Museum After Hours

    Join us for a special Museum After Hours program series, 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 11. The programs complement the Kansas Museum of History's special exhibit, Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes, and are held in recognition of the 100th anniversary of World War I. The Museum will be open until 6:30 p.m., admission is half price after 5 p.m. The Museum Store will also be open until 6:30 p.m. Stacie Petersen presents "A Final Goodbye: Gold Star Mother Pilgrimages 1929-1933"...details >>

  • 5/12/2018 9:00:00 AM  |  Shawnee, KS

    Pancake or Biscuits with Gravy Breakfast and Bake Sale Fundraiser

    The new Museum exhibit theme will be Mother’s Cookbooks....details >>

  • 5/12/2018 10:00:00 AM  |  Shawnee, KS

    Marble Tournament

    Marbles were one of the most popular games in the 1920’s and Shawnee Town is taking the fun one step further. Participate in our tournament and the two final winners will automatically be entered in the National Museum of Toys and Miniatures’ major tournament on June 9th. Richard Maxwell, marble collector, teacher and author, will judge. Our sponsor, Moon Marble, will have awesome prizes for the winners....details >>

  • 5/12/2018 10:00:00 AM  |  Lexington, MO

    At Home on the Frontlines

    Several Civil War battles took place in towns like Lexington, MO, bringing the frontline to people’s doorsteps. Experience aspects of the Civil War Homefront and Frontlines including: drills, cannon fire, quilting, rope making, woodworking, toy making and more! Sponsored by Missouri State Parks and the Tater Mess....details >>

  • 5/12/2018 11:00:00 AM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Kansas Riverkings Guided Walking Tour and Coffee Discussion

    Kansas Riverkings Museum exhibition provides guided walking tours. Education director, Barbara Higgins-Dover leads a journey into the past when 19th century rivermen worked the waters and sold what they caught to a hungry community. The 40-minute tour includes information about the Riverkings, their fishing cabins and equipment, how they marketed their catch, and the way they lived along the river. Coffee and discussion follows the tour. In the event of rain, the tour will be cancelled....details >>

  • 5/12/2018 1:00:00 PM  |  Butler, MO

    Young Ladies Victorian Tea Party

    Young Ladies ages 4-10. Bring your Mom, older sister or other adult friend Enjoy Teas, Punch, Finger Sandwiches & Hors d' Oeuvres Dress up with hats, boas, gloves Learn about children's parties in the 1890's. Advance Registration Required -Party size limited - $5.00 each...details >>

  • 5/12/2018 4:00:00 PM  |  Topeka, KS

    ARTSConnect

    Everyone is invited to paint on the wall and attendees will also be treated to poetry, dance and music so bring a lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy a beautiful afternoon of art in the sunshine! Public painting will start at Noon with a poetry reading, dancing with Chris Omni, and a performance by the Norman Jones Band. Delicious food from Bonnie's hot dog cart and the Southern Star Food truck. Tour the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site and make your mark on this gigantic mural....details >>

  • 5/17/2018 6:00:00 PM  |  Topeka, KS

    "Someday" Film Screening

    Thursday May 17, 2018 marks the 64th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education (1954) landmark Supreme Court decision to integrate our nations public schools. In observance of our 64th anniversary, we invite you to join us on Thursday May 17, 2018 at 6:00PM for the screening of "Someday", the unexpected story of school integration in Orange County, Virginia....details >>

  • 5/18/2018 9:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Crossroads of the Vine

    An art exhibition featuring works from Crossroads Charter Schools scholars....details >>

  • 5/19/2018 10:00:00 AM  |  Shawnee, KS

    1920’s Mystery Book Club

    May’s mystery - Journey to Munich by Jacqueline Winspear. It’s the 1930’s, not the 20’s, but we’ve read and enjoyed Winspear’s mysteries about Maisie Dobbs in the past. This later one sounds equally as thrilling. At the request of the Secret Service, Maisie Dobbs agrees to portray a man’s wife and retrieve her “husband” from a prison in Dachau just outside of Munich. Co-sponsored by Johnson County Library and Shawnee Town 1929. Recurring program on the third Saturday of every month Feb- Nov...details >>

  • 5/19/2018 11:00:00 AM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Kansas Riverkings Guided Walking Tour and Coffee Discussion

    Kansas Riverkings Museum exhibition provides guided walking tours. Education director, Barbara Higgins-Dover leads a journey into the past when 19th century rivermen worked the waters and sold what they caught to a hungry community. The 40 minute tour includes information about the Riverkings, their fishing cabins and equipment, how they marketed their catch, and the way they lived along the river. Coffee and discussion follows the tour. In the event of rain, the tour will be cancelled....details >>

  • 5/19/2018 12:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Sankofa Film Series

    May 19th feature: A tribute to Malcom X: Will feature guest speakers and community conversations, we hope to spark conversations and ideas that cna create social change at the local level....details >>

  • 5/20/2018 2:00:00 PM  |  Ottawa, KS

    Dietrich Cabin Open House

    Step back in time with a visit to the 1859 Dietrich Cabin! Kid-friendly. Admission is free, but donations to help maintain the cabin are always appreciated....details >>

  • 5/21/2018 9:00:00 AM  |  Ottawa, KS

    Pioneer Days at the Little Cabin

    Take a trip back in time and learn what it was like to live in a cabin. Dress, eat, work, and play like a real pioneer! During Pioneer Days, you'll be adopted into a pioneer family and work together, trying out pioneer chores and playing pioneer games. This three-day summer camp is geared toward children ages 7-12. Daily themes include "Home and Family Life," "Work & Chores," and "Play and Socializing." For complete dates, registration deadlines, and fees, visit our website....details >>

  • 5/22/2018 9:00:00 AM  |  Ottawa, KS

    Pioneer Days at the Little Cabin

    Take a trip back in time and learn what it was like to live in a cabin. Dress, eat, work, and play like a real pioneer! During Pioneer Days, you'll be adopted into a pioneer family and work together, trying out pioneer chores and playing pioneer games. This three-day summer camp is geared toward children ages 7-12. Daily themes include "Home and Family Life," "Work & Chores," and "Play and Socializing." For complete dates, registration deadlines, and fees, visit our website....details >>

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