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Tuesday, June 10 2014

Time Items
All day
Tue, 04/22/2014 (All day) - Sun, 04/12/2015 (All day)

For more than a century, the Kansas City Stockyards fed a nation hungry for fresh meat. The heyday of the stockyards is long gone, undermined by flood, environmental concerns, and shifting economics. But this powerful financial engine is celebrated in Cowtown: History of the Kansas City Stockyards, a new exhibition of photographs, blueprints, drawings, and documents culled from more than 5,000 items retrieved from a Livestock Exchange Building storeroom in 2008.

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.

9:00 am
Tue, 06/10/2014 - 9:00am

Central Library’s ESL classes are small, with excellent one-on-one
help in areas of conversation, pronunciation, grammar, math, and
American life. Classes are free, and parking in the Library garage is free to ESL students.

Please call Estelle Manning at 816.560.0135 for further information.

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 9:30am - 10:00am

Come join us for thirty minutes of fun stories, songs, and learning activities!

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 9:30am - 11:00am

Sign up for a free email account and follow along as this tutorial teaches how to send, receive, and organize email. Call 816-701-3481 to register, or click here.

10:00 am
Tue, 06/10/2014 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Come join us for lots of great stories, songs, fun learning activities and even a short movie - all geared for three and four-year-olds.

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 10:00am

Be prepared to become mesmerized by the wild world of animals and all their wonderful fun facts. Our friends from the Kansas City Zoo will take you on a magical journey around the world discovering animals and their homes.

Appropriate for ages 3 and up.

11:00 am
Tue, 06/10/2014 - 11:00am

Whether you're novice or have practiced yoga for a long time, this is a way to mellow out your Tuesday afternoon and learn more about yoga.

3:00 pm
Tue, 06/10/2014 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Quintiles and Truman Medical Center are again sponsoring a community fair to bring helpful and innovative information on medical issues, clinical trials, nutrition, fitness, job opportunities, and education to people in the community. The Truman Mobile Health Market truck will also be at the event to provide free organic groceries to all guests(though first come, first serve). In addition, there will be food demos, prizes, and giveaways. This is a free event for all vendors and attendees.

Save the date to be a part of this great event!

5:00 pm
Tue, 06/10/2014 - 5:00pm
book jacket

Oh My Teen discusses Prophecy by Ellen Oh. Oh My Teen book group is a program for teens that meets the second Tuesday of every month at the Trails West branch. Copies are available for request or checkout at the branch library.

Kira's the only female in the king's army, and she's also the prince's bodyguard. A demon slayer and an outcast, she's hated by nearly everyone in her home city of Hansong. And she's their only hope. . . .

6:00 pm
Tue, 06/10/2014 - 6:30pm

This event has been canceled at the speaker’s request due to a scheduling conflict. We will make every effort to notify interested persons when and if the program is rescheduled.

Rarely has history seen a more impressive and sustained display of intellect than that of medieval Central Asia, which between the years 800 and 1200 led the world in trade and economic development, the sophistication of its cities, and advances in disciplines ranging from mathematics and astronomy to music and philosophy.

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