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(All events require registration unless otherwise indicated.)

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WEEK 1
DATE EVENT
   
 
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WEEK 2
DATE EVENT
6/5,6,7 & 8 Sizzlin' Summer Used-Book Sale
  One of the region’s largest and best used-books sales. Metcalf South Shopping Center, 9635 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Hardbacks, paperbacks, audiovisual materials at bargain prices (most items 50 cents to $3). Some collector’s and gift items specially priced. Cash, check, VISA, MasterCard, and Discover accepted with current ID. Wed.-Fri., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. For information, call 913-826-4301 or visit www.jocolibrary.org/booksales.
6/5-7/10 50 Plus Belly Dance
  1:50 p.m. $60/$72. Blue Valley Rec.
6/5-7/10 Yoga in the Park
  9-10 a.m. Swarner Park, 63rd Street and Lackman Road. $42. Shawnee Civic Centre.
6/6 Hand and Foot Lessons
  1 p.m. $18. New Century.
6/6 Beginning Drawing
  9 a.m. Mill Creek Activity Center. Four classes, $43. Register through New Century.
6/9 Kansas City Noir Author Panel
  2-3:30 p.m. A discussion led by Kansas City Star book editor Steve Paul and a panel of authors who have contributed short stories to Kansas City Noir, published by Akashic Books, who will share about Kansas City’s seedy underbelly. Lewis and Shirley White Theatre, Jewish Community Center, 5801 W. 115th St., Overland Park. No registration; call 913-327-8239 for information.
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WEEK 3
DATE EVENT
6/9 Kansas City Noir Author Panel
  2-3:30 p.m. A discussion led by Kansas City Star book editor Steve Paul and a panel of authors who have contributed short stories to Kansas City Noir, published by Akashic Books, who will share about Kansas City’s seedy underbelly. Lewis and Shirley White Theatre, Jewish Community Center, 5801 W. 115th St., Overland Park. No registration; call 913-327-8239 for information.
6/10-14 Furniture Refinishing
  9 a.m.-4 p.m. Refinish a piece of furniture guided by the instructor. Johnson County Fairgrounds. $20. Extension.
6/11 Dog Obedience: Canine Life and Social Skills
  7 p.m. This program promotes training focused on positive reinforcement, meant to strengthen the relationships between humans and their dogs. No pets at the first class. Eight 1-hr. sessions, $59/$65. Roeland Park.
6/11 Grandma's Yellow Pie Plate
  1:30 p.m. Learn about the six factors to make a plan for your belongings. $3. Irene B. French.
6/11 Beginner's Computer Workshop
  9 a.m.-noon. $30. Shawnee Safety Center.
6/12 Zumba Gold
  6:30 p.m. $42 for six classes. New Century.
6/12 Genealogy 101
  2 p.m. Two 90-min. sessions, $21/$23. Roeland Park.

6/12

Zumba Gold
  11 a.m. Blue Valley Rec. Matt Ross. Six 50-min. classes, $51/$56. Register through Matt Ross.
6/12 Miss Abigail’s Guide to Dating, Mating, and Marriage
  Van departs 11:10 a.m., returns 3:15 p.m. $23 includes ticket and transportation. Sylvester Powell.
6/12 China Painting
  9 a.m. Three 3-hr. classes, $46/$51. Roeland Park.
6/12 Plants and Flowers Bingo
  1:30 p.m. $5/$6. Tomahawk Ridge. Register through Matt Ross.
6/12 Birthday Entertainment
  12:15-1:15 p.m. Allen Blasco, guitar and singing. Free. Lenexa Senior Center.
6/12-13 AARP Driver Safety
  10 a.m.-3 p.m. Silvercrest at Deer Creek, 13060 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park. Register at 913-681-1101.
6/13 Hatha Yoga
  1:30 a.m. Six classes, $40. New Century.
6/13 Yoga Balance
  1:45 p.m. Tues., Thurs. Blue Valley Rec. 11 50-min. classes, $73/$80. Register through Matt Ross.
6/13 Weights Workout
  2:45 p.m. Tues., Thurs. Blue Valley Rec. 11 50-min. classes, $73/$80. Register through Matt Ross.
6/13 Barbecue Bingo
  Noon-3 p.m. Meat provided; bring a side dish. Irene B. French.
6/13-16 Mid-Continent Region Convention 2013
  Overland Park International Trade Center, 6800 W. 115th St., Overland Park. Model train show is open to the public Saturday, June 15, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, June 16, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. $5 adults, children 12 and under free. Full registration for convention, including all activities, $45 for NMRA members, non-members $50. For more information, visit www.tc-nmra.org or contact Larry Alfred: captlalfred@gmail.com or 913-782-6584.
6/14 Hatha Yoga
  9 a.m. Six 50-min. sessions, $40/$44. Roeland Park.
6/14-15 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Fair
  Information fair to promote elder abuse prevention and detection and explain community resources available to older adults. Sponsored by Johnson County Community Violence Action Committee. http://da/jocogov.org/consumer-corner. $40 for professionals. Sylvester Powell.
See article on page 4.
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WEEK 4
DATE EVENT
6/18 50 & Beyond Matinee: "Zero Dark Thirty"
  12:30 p.m. Free/$1 non-members. Sylvester Powell.
6/18 Facebook Basics
  10 a.m. Free. Olathe Public Library.
6/18 Internet Basics
  9 a.m.-noon. $30. Shawnee Safety Center.
6/19 Intro to Photo Sharing
  1:30 p.m. One 3-hr. class, $31/$34. Matt Ross.
6/19 Wednesday Walks: Powell Gardens
  9 a.m. $21 includes admission to the gardens. Meet at Antioch Park. Register through New Century.
6/19-20 AARP Driver Safety
  10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tomahawk Ridge Community Center, Overland Park. Register at 913-642-6410.
6/20 Pickleball Lessons
  9 a.m. No experience or equipment necessary. $7/$8. Tomahawk Ridge.
6/20-21 AARP Driver Safety
  10 a.m.-3 p.m. KU Medical Center West, 7405 Renner Road, Shawnee. Register at 913-588-1227.
6/22 After-Hours Genealogy
  5:30-9:30 p.m. Free. Olathe Public Library.
6/22 Book Sale at the Farmer's Market
  8 a.m. 200 W. Santa Fe, Olathe. Cookbooks, gardening books, leisure reading, and more. Olathe Public Library.
6/22-23 Sorry, Wrong Number
  Corinth Library, 8100 Mission Road. Prairie Village. 2 p.m. Actor’s Choice, a select group from the Senior Barn Players, presents this one-act play based on an old radio show from the 1950s. Join in the mounting suspense as an invalid woman learns about her own murder through the telephone! No registration needed.
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WEEK 5
DATE EVENT
6/24-8/5 Fit After Fifty
  8-9 a.m. Choose a punch card that fits your needs. 6- 12-, and 18-punch cards available. Come to class when your schedule allows. $24, $45, $63. Shawnee Civic Centre.
6/24-9/20 Strong People
  12:10-1 p.m. Nine strength-training exercises. $20 for 12-week session. Extension.
6/25 Horseshoe Bluffs Casino
  Depart 6:45 a.m., Leave Council Bluffs 3 p.m. $40 includes transportation. Sylvester Powell.
6/25 Google's Other Features
  9 a.m.-noon. $30. Shawnee Safety Center.
6/25 Neighbor's Place Potluck
  5 p.m. Bring an item to share. Call to register and sign up for your dish. One 2-hr. event, free. Roeland Park.
6/25 Field to Fork: Simplifying Food
  6:30 p.m. Food series based on the book Food: Field to Fork, How to Grow Sustainably, Shop Wisely, Cook Nutritiously, and Eat Deliciously, by Anita M. Kobuszewski. $25 includes book. Extension.
6/25 T’ai Chi in the Park
  11:15 a.m. Antioch Park. Six 50-min. classes, $49/$54. Register through Matt Ross.
6/25-8/1 Arthritis Foundation Exercise
  11 a.m.-noon. Tues., Thurs. $42. Shawnee Civic Centre.
6/26 All About Brain Fitness
  1:30 p.m. One-hour class, $9/$11.
Matt Ross.
6/26 Bridge Party
  11 a.m. One 4 1/2-hr. session, $10/$11. Roeland Park.
6/26 Pinterest Projects: DIY Appetizers
  1 p.m. One 90-min. session, $9/$10. Roeland Park.
6/26-27 AARP Driver Safety
  10 a.m.-3 p.m. Freedom Pointe, 9201 Foster St., Overland Park. Register at 913-957-4158.
6/27 Amelia's Atchison
  8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Fee includes transportation, Amelia Earhart’s birthplace museum, Earhart earthwork by Stan Herd, Nell Hills shop, and lunch. $69. Call 913-236-1248.
6/27 Batter-Up Bingo
  1:30 p.m. $5. New Century.
6/27 19th-Century Independence Day & Olathe Civic Band Concert
  6-10 p.m. Celebrate 19th-century Independence Day with 19th-century baseball, fireworks, and concert by the Olathe Civic Band at 7:30 p.m. Decorate your bicycle, stroller, or wagon and participate in the parade at 7 p.m. Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm.
6/27 Country Line Dance
  1:30 p.m. Eight 50-min. classes, $49/$54. Matt Ross.
6/27 Microsoft Word 2007
  10 a.m. Free. Indian Creek.
6/27 Multi-Media Art
  1:30 p.m. Eight 2½-hr. classes, $75/$83. Matt Ross.
6/27-8/1 Senior T'ai Chi
  9-10 a.m. beginners, 10-11 a.m. inter-mediate. $18. Shawnee Civic Centre.
6/28 Twilight Walk: Lawrence Arboretum
  4:30 p.m. Depart from Antioch Park. $22. New Century.
ONGOING
DATE EVENT
  Combat Veterans Class. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, VFW Post 2993, 1205 Ott St., Olathe. Call 913-856-4310 day or night to reserve a spot or seek advice about PTSD and veteran benefits.
  Ongoing support for mental illness. 7-8:30 p.m. Educational meetings first Tuesday of every month. Support group meetings, second and fourth Tuesday of every month. Nall Avenue Church of the Nazarene
6301 Nall Ave., Mission. 913-599-0995

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) provides information and support groups for those who have mental illness and their loved ones.

 

NEW! Chess Club. 8:30 a.m. Tues. $1. Matt Ross.
NEW! Contract Bridge.
9:30 a.m. Wed. $1. Matt Ross.
Current Events and Coffee Social.
9:30 a.m. Mon. Free. Matt Ross.
NEW! Duplicate Bridge.
12:30 p.m. Wed., Fri. Partner required. $1. Matt Ross.
NEW! Flexercise.
1:30 p.m. Wed., 10:45 a.m. Fri. $3. Matt Ross.
NEW! Party Bridge.
Noon Tues., Thurs. $1. Matt Ross.
Pickleball Play (Drop-in). 1:15-3:15 p.m. Sun. $1. Irene B. French.
Progressive Bridge.
11:30 a.m. Mon. 50 cents. Shawnee Civic Centre.
NEW! Tea Dance.
2-4 p.m. Fri. $5. Matt Ross.
NEW! Wave Rave Water Exercise.
9:30-10:20 a.m. Tues., Thurs, $42. Merriam Aquatic Center, 6040 Slater St., Merriam. Irene B. French.

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