Archive for Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Shawnee calendars of events

January 15, 2013

Community calendar

1/23 | Wednesday

• Shawnee Planning Commission, 7:30 p.m., City Hall, 11110 Johnson Drive.

1/24 | Thursday

• Shawnee/Lenexa Chapter of Business Network International meeting, 7 a.m., First Watch, 11112 Shawnee Mission Parkway

• Shawnee Mission North presents “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” 7 p.m., Shawnee Mission North High School, 7401 Johnson Drive, Overland Park

1/25 | Friday

• Shawnee Rotary Club, 7:15 a.m., Shawnee Town Hall, 11600 Johnson Drive

• Job Club, 8:30 a.m., Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Shawnee, 5501 Monticello Road

• Shawnee Mission North presents “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” 7 p.m., Shawnee Mission North High School, 7401 Johnson Dr., Overland Park

1/26 | Saturday

• Polar Plunge & 5K Strut, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Shawnee Mission Park Swim Beach, 7900 Renner Road

• Johnson County Genealogical Society, 10 a.m., Johnson County Central Resource Library, 9875 W. 87th St., Overland Park

• Shawnee Chamber of Commerce annual dinner, 5:30 p.m., Sheraton Overland Park, 6100 College Blvd., Overland Park

• Shawnee Mission North presents “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” 7 p.m., Shawnee Mission North High School, 7401 Johnson Dr., Overland Park

1/28 | Monday

• Shawnee City Council, 7:30 p.m., City Hall, 11110 Johnson Drive

1/29 | Tuesday

• Biz 2 Biz Connections, 8 a.m., Edward Jones Investments, 5725 Nieman Road, Suite D

• Shawnee Kiwanis Club, noon, First Watch, 11112 Shawnee Mission Parkway

1/31 | Thursday

• Shawnee/Lenexa Chapter of Business Network International meeting, 7 a.m., First Watch, 11112 Shawnee Mission Parkway

• Shawnee Mission Northwest presents “The Miracle Worker,” 7 p.m., Shawnee Mission Northwest, 12701 W. 67th St.

2/1 | Friday

• Shawnee Rotary Club, 7:15 a.m., Shawnee Town Hall, 11600 Johnson Drive

• Job Club, 8:30 a.m., Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Shawnee, 5501 Monticello Road

• Shawnee Mission Northwest presents “The Miracle Worker”, 7 p.m., Shawnee Mission Northwest, 12701 W. 67th St.

2/2 | Saturday

• Shawnee Mission Northwest presents “The Miracle Worker”, 7 p.m., Shawnee Mission Northwest, 12701 W. 67th St.

Museums and library calendar

Johnson County Library Shawnee branch

13811 Johnson Drive, 913-826-4600

• 6 by 6: Ready to Read Literacy Spaces. Drop in through Feb. 28 with your preschooler and use a picture book to explore activities that enhance children’s pre-reading skills.

• Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Jan. 24. This weekly 30-minute event features short stories, songs and finger plays for children ages 3 through 5 accompanied by adults. Registration is not required, but space is limited to the first 15 children.

• Toddler Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Jan. 28. This weekly 20-minute event includes short stories, songs and finger plays for children ages 24-36 months old accompanied by adults. Registration is not required, but space is limited to the first 15 children.

• Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Jan. 31. This weekly 30-minute event features short stories, songs and finger plays for children ages 3 through 5 accompanied by adults. Registration is not required, but space is limited to the first 15 children.

• Read to a Dog, 10:30 a.m. Feb. 2. Children 5 though 12 can practice their reading skills reading to specially trained Pets for Life dogs.

• Toddler Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Feb. 4. This weekly 20-minute event includes short stories, songs and finger plays for children ages 24-36 months old accompanied by adults. Registration is not required, but space is limited to the first 15 children.

• Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Feb. 7. This weekly 30-minute event features short stories, songs and finger plays for children ages 3 through 5 accompanied by adults. Registration is not required, but space is limited to the first 15 children.

• 2nd Saturday Lunch and Literature Book Club, 11:30 a.m. Feb. 9. “The Night Train,” a novel by Clyde Edgerton will be the topic of this adult book discussion.

Johnson County Museum of History

6305 Lackman Road, 913-715-2550

• Suburban Bliss? Bob Bliss’ political cartoons, which appeared in the Sun Newspapers from 1991 until 2002, will be on exhibit through May 18. Free admission.

• Jo Ho Storyteller, 10 a.m. Jan. 16. Join this free family event to find out what happens “If You Give a Child a Mitten.” One free book per family. Groups of 10 or more are asked to register by calling 913-715-2552.

• Family Fun Day, 10 a.m.-noon Jan. 19. Children can come make a winter craft and tour KidScape! Free.

• Pop ’n Play, 9-11 a.m. Jan. 23. Drop-in activities for 9-month- to 3-year-olds. $1 per child, or free for members.

• Pop ’n Play, 9-11 a.m. Jan. 30. Drop-in activities for 9-month- to 3-year-olds. $1 per child, or free for members.

• Keith Leff Magic Show, 10-11 a.m. Feb. 6. Magician Keith Leff will perform magical entertainment for all ages. $3 per child, or $2 for members. Call 913-715-2575 to purchase tickets.

• Pop ’n Play, 9-11 a.m. Feb. 13. Drop-in activities for 9-month- to 3-year-olds. $1 per child, or free for members.

• Jo Ho Storyteller, 10 a.m. Feb. 20. “Me and My Blankie” is the theme for this story time. One free book per family. Groups of 10 or more are asked to register by calling 913-715-2552.

• Pop ’n Play, 9-11 a.m. Feb. 27. Drop-in activities for 9-month- to 3-year-olds. $1 per child, or free for members.

SHAWNEE TOWN 1929

11501 W. 57th St., 913-248-2360

• Soup’s On! 6:30 p.m. Jan. 24. Class participants will learn to prepare healthy soups, including a traditional Belgian potato soup. Recipes provided. To register call 913-248-2360. The cost is $15.

• All That Jazz, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays in February. Class participants will popular 1920s dances, including the Charleston, Black Bottom, Fox Trot and Shag. To register call 913-248-2360. The cost is $40.

• No-Knead Bread Baking, 6 p.m. Feb. 21. Learn stove-top and oven baking techniques for making a variety of breads, including the instructor’s own no-knead, multigrain buns. To register call 913-248-2360. The cost is $15.

Wonderscope Children’s Museum

5705 Flint St., 913-287-8888

• Early Member Morning, 9-10 a.m. Feb. 8. All active Wonderscope members can visit the museum an hour earlier than general admission.

Monticello Community Historical Museum

23860 W. 83rd St., Lenexa, 913-667-3706

• “The Frontier Schoolteacher,” 7 p.m. Feb. 14. Sara Richter, a guest speaker form the Kansas Humanities Council, will talk about the teachers who taught all subjects in one-room schools such as the Virginia School.

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