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Kauffman Center and The Star are destinations for Feb. 13 50 Plus day trip
POSTED: 01/18/2012
Participants will start with a visit to the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts for a guided tour of this amazing architectural structure. Center ambassadors will share fascinating facts about the facility and let participants know what's going on at the newest building on the block. The tour will then break for lunch at Jack Stack Barbecue's historic Freight House in the Crossroads Art District. Next the group will head over to the Kansas City Star for an informative tour of this eight-story building where they'll see the press pavilion which covers two city blocks and features a state-of-the-art computerized system. Learn about the printing process which has kept this leading newspaper in business for more than 125 years. Perform a catalog search for the keyword "day trip" to find this program in the JCPRD's Activities catalog and online listings.

The Kauffman Center and The Star Day Trip will leave at 9 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 13, from Antioch Park 6501 Antioch, Merriam, and return at approximately 3 p.m. that day. The cost for one six and one-half hour trip is $59 per person and includes lunch.

While the JCPRD's 50 Plus programs are primarily for people who are age 50 or older, interested parties who have not yet reached that magic age may still be able to attend. Persons 18 and older who are interested in a 50 Plus class are invited to call the District's Registration Department at (913) 831-3359, and if space is available without forfeiting the place of a person over 50, their registration can be taken.

The JCPRD's Activities catalog, with information and a registration form, is available for pickup at all Johnson County Library branches. For more information or to register, call (913) 831-3359. To register online and for updated program listings, visit the District's website at

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