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Celebrate the beauty and capture the wonder of the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens with your photos! Prizes and special invitations to artist talks are available... details>>
Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from... details>>
Join us at the Watkins for the Final Friday official opening of our new exhibit, Faster, Higher, Stronger: Douglas County Olympians. From 5-5:30, Olympian Bill Hougland of the... details>>
Mark your calendars and call the library to reserve a spot to see the Young Historians perform their 8th Night at the Museum Program on Friday. There are time slots open at 5,... details>>
Step back in time to the 1850s as Esther Kreek describes how a family celebrated Christmas in their pioneer home. Esther will be dressed in period clothing and will play music on the Hammered Dulcimer. She will tell of the family's trip on the 1855 Midwest frontier, the preparation for Christmas dinner, the guests who will be joining them, the toys made for the children and the celebration in the church. Extra parking on NW and SW corners of 99th and Holme. Use 99th St. side door to enter.
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