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  1. History on Tap – Ups, Downs, Loops and a Lot of Fun: A History of Rollercoasters and Amusement Parks

    October 1, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ This is a virtual program available to registered participants only. Event link and more details will be emailed prior to the event.

    Paul Drabek, rollercoaster enthusiast, talks about the history and thrills of the popular amusement park ride. Corresponds to museum’s “Coney Island” exhibit. This is a virtual program.

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  2. May our Voices Ring True - Huascar Medina

    October 8, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Zoom - Link provided upon registration

    In Conjunction with Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 to Oct. 15), the Johnson County Museum presents Huascar Medina, Kansas Poet Laureate LIVE! Poetry creates space where we can discover ourselves, find our place, and revel in beauty and truth. But through poetry, we can also find connection with one another. This presentation will use poetry to help us find our voices, share our words, and discover what truly connects us. “May our voices ring true and may our truth have the grace of beauty.” Free program; must register to receive Zoom link. This is a Humanities Kansas program. Additional funding for this program was provided by the Barton P. and Mary Davidson Cohen Charitable Trust

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  3. Retro Storytime (Ages 3-5 with Adult)

    October 14, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Classroom

    Preschoolers love the stories from long ago, read by a special guest from the 1950s All-Electric House! Craft activity included after the story ends. Pre-register by calling (913)831-3359 or purchase ticket at the front desk on the day of the event if space is available. Available as a field trip for groups - call for more information at (913)715-2570.

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  4. Lanesfield School Fall Open House

    October 31, 2020, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Lanesfield Historic Site

    Celebrate autumn 1904-style while you experience life as a student in a one-room schoolhouse! Have old-fashioned fun with hands-on activities. Missouri Town Band, outdoor games, and lessons in the schoolhouse with costumed teachers. FREE and open from 11 am - 4 pm. Call (913) 715-2570 for more information. Lanesfield Historic Site is three miles from Mildale Farm – visit their Fall Fest the same day between 10 am and 1 pm (Mildale Fall Festival is a ticketed event to allow for physical distancing).

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