Gale McRoberts, a Johnson County master gardener and an artist, will talk about the Monet Garden at the Overland Park Arboretum, which uses color and design elements from Claude Monet's work to create a unique gardening style. She will take us on a virtual tour of Monet's garden in Giverny, France and the one at Overland Park. Chris "Woody" Starbuck, former professor of horticulture at MU and extension specialist, will talk about gardening in the shade with native plants and shrubs. Presented by the Discovery Garden Club. Light refreshments served.
Bring your little one for some quality parent/child time. Meet other parents and children, explore literacy activites and get ideas for what you can do at home to develop learning skills. Because this program is very popular, we ask you to please plan on dropping in for 30 minutes. Birth to age 4.
Bring your baby for songs, rhymes and activities. Ages 24 months and younger.
Join us for songs, stories and activities for parents and kids. Ages 24-36 months with families.
Come join us for stories, songs and activities. Ages 3-5.
On board, you'll find books, music CDs, DVDs and other services for all ages. You can browse several thousand titles or pick up materials you've requested online or over the phone.
Interact with family, friends and the world at large by creating a blog. Learn about popular blogging platforms such as WordPress and Blogger, and make your voice known to your community or to anyone on the Internet. To get started with Blogger, an active Gmail account is required. Registration begins Monday, January 12.
Learn about online resources to help you write cover letters and develop a professional résumé showcasing your skills, experience and education. Basic computer skills required. Registration begins Monday, January 12.
Enjoy big books, stories, songs and puppets. Ages 2 1/2 (30 mos.) to 5 with a parent.
Professional staff and volunteers will discuss the basics of starting a new business venture, including legal structures, licensing, insurance, small business loan options and other resources. Co-sponsored by the Regional Economic Development, Inc. and the University of Missouri Small Business & Technology Development Center. Call 884-8087 to register.