Adult Events

Mahjongg Collecting Food for BLAS

This event is on October 1st, 2014 at 9:00am

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For the rest of the year, the 4 Winds MJ League is collecting non-perishable food and personal care items to benefit BLAS (Basehor-Linwood Assistance Society).  High need donations are: toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo and deodorant. Please drop off  your donations in the blue bucket in the library’s foyer. Thanks!

Antique Stationary Machines program & display

This event is on November 1500, 2014

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The small stationary machine revolutionized work, giving technology and power to all aspects of industrial and farm life. The number, types and uses of these machines were once huge, but declined as electrification became widespread. Tim Christoff will be sharing a part of his collection of antique stationary machines for display here at the library the last half of November.  Come by and see this amazing artifact of farm technology…. Read more »

Yoga (is for Every Body!) Mon., 9:30-10:30 am

Next meeting on November 24th, 2014 at 9:30am

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Come start your week off with a session of healthy yoga led by Melody Miller of Holistic Heart of Healing.  Melody is now offering a Wednesday morning class, also! Deep Stretch class. Lengthen and strengthen your muscles and develop flexibility.  You must be able to get onto the floor. Please bring a yoga set (block, strap & mat). The session fee is $55 for 6 classes. Walk-ins are welcome at… Read more »

Mahjongg on Monday evenings, 5:30-8:00 p.m.

Next meeting on November 24th, 2014 at 5:30pm

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  Mahjongg, the ancient Chinese game played with tiles, is sometimes compared to dominoes or the card game rummy. The 4 Winds MJ League is now meeting twice a week here at the library, Monday evenings, 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. and Friday afternoons, 1:00-4:00 p.m. Come whenever or as much as you want. They would love to have you join them for fun and fellowship! Please, only players who know… Read more »

Yoga (is for Every Body!) Wed., 9:30-10:30 am

Next meeting on November 26th, 2014 at 9:30am

  Melody is now offering yoga twice a week. Come Mondays, Wednesdays or both. Deep Stretch class. Lengthen and strengthen your muscles and develop flexibility.  You must be able to get onto the floor. Please bring a yoga set (block, strap & mat). The session fee is $55 for 6 classes. Walk-ins are welcome at $10 per class. There will be no class Wednesday, December 24th.

PiYo – Thursday evenings, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Next meeting on November 27th, 2014 at 6:30pm

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PiYo is a combination of Pilates, Yoga and toning movements to build strength & gain flexibility. The choreography is fun, challenging and will make you sweat. Cindy Grover leads our PiYo classes and they are for beginners to advanced students. Please bring a Yoga mat with you. Classes are $45 for a 10 class punch card or $5 per class. No registration is required. There will be no class Thursday,… Read more »

Zumba Gold – Fridays, 9:00-10:00 am

Next meeting on November 28th, 2014 at 9:00am

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All the fun of Zumba at a slower pace. For the older adult or anyone new to Zumba. Cindy Grover leads our Zumba Gold classes. Classes are $45 for a 10 class punch card or $5 per class. No registration is required. There will be no class Friday, November 28th.          

Mystery Book T.A.L.K. – Fri. Dec. 5, 10:00 a.m.

This event is on December 5th, 2014 at 10:00am

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Where Echoes Live by Marcia Muller. We are reading the final book in the Today’s Mysteries series. Muller is generally credited with creating the first liberated female private detective of the modern era, paving the way for the later success of Sue Grafton’s Kinsey Milhone and Sara Paretsky’s V.I. Warshawski.  In Where Echoes Live, P.I. Sharon McCone has been asked by a former colleague to look into the plans of… Read more »

Mahjongg on Friday afternoons, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Next meeting on December 5th, 2014 at 1:00pm

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Mahjongg, the ancient Chinese game played with tiles, is sometimes compared to dominoes or the card game rummy. The 4 Winds MJ League is now meeting twice a week here at the library, Monday evenings, 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. and Friday afternoons, 1:00-4:00 p.m. Come whenever or as much as you want. They would love to have you join them for fun and fellowship! Please, only players who know how… Read more »

Nelson-Atkins Museum tour-Thurs. Dec. 11, 2:30-7:30 pm

This event is on December 11th, 2014 at 2:30pm

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Enjoy the delights of December with a library trip.  We are going to the Nelson-Atkins Museum then returning through the Plaza to see the lights. At the Nelson we suggest you visit the groundbreaking special exhibition, The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky. The exhibit opened in April 2014 in Paris, is currently in Kansas City and then travels to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City…. Read more »