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Friday, July 12 2013

Time Items
All day
Thu, 06/27/2013 (All day) - Fri, 09/13/2013 (All day)

Glen Hansen specializes in art inspired by the architecture of cities like Paris, Prague, and Venice. Now he turns his pencils and brushes on Kansas City for a show featuring over 30 drawings and a half-dozen paintings of local buildings and their architectural and decorative details.

Sat, 06/11/2011 (All day) - Wed, 12/31/2014 (All day)

Hixon transformed the field of portrait photography in Kansas City and the surrounding region during a career that spanned more than seven decades. His studios—the first in the Brady Building at 11th and Main Streets, and the second just one block west in the Baltimore Hotel—welcomed thousands of patrons throughout the 1910s and 1920s.

10:00 am
Fri, 07/12/2013 - 10:30am

Preschool age kids (3-5) will enjoy stories, songs, and art in this storytime.

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Old Mother Hubbard loves her dog, and he loves her. In this comic poem, written in 1805, Old Mother Hubbard is always looking out for her best friend and in return he is dancing and spinning and sitting and standing all to the delight of Old Mother Hubbard. In a quaint old cottage the comedy of a dog and his master opens and unfolds to delight and captivate the story of this good old lady and her funny dog.

1:00 pm
Fri, 07/12/2013 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm


In Carthage, TX, assistant funeral director Bernie Tiede is one of the town's most beloved residents. He sings in the church choir and is always willing to lend a helping hand. He befriends an affluent widow, and she soon becomes dependent on Bernie. Later it is reported that Marjorie Nugent has been dead for some time, and Bernie Tiede is charged with the murder.

This 2012 film stars Shirley MacLaine, Matthew McConaughey and Jack Black. It runs 104 minutes and is rated PG-13.

2:00 pm
Fri, 07/12/2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

In this class participants will learn how to access free e-books. Creating e-books will also be discussed. Call 701-3449 or click here to register.

5:00 pm
Fri, 07/12/2013 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Looking for the perfect card to complete your deck? Stop by the plaza library and trade then stay to put your best deck to the test!

6:00 pm
Fri, 07/12/2013 - 6:30pm

Established in 2005, the Kansas City Fringe Festival has grown into a 10-day celebration of theater, visual arts, film, dance, and music. This year’s edition runs from Thursday, July 18, through Sunday, July 28, 2013, at dozens of venues around the city. You can get an advance look at what’s in store for festival audiences at the Fringe Festival Preview.

Refreshments provided by Minsky’s Pizza. This event is co-sponsored by the Kansas City Fringe Festival.

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 6:30pm

Paul Mesner Puppets celebrates 25 years of outstanding puppet shows with a presentation of “The Comical Adventures of Old Mother Hubbard.”

Appropriate for all ages.

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