Adventures in Learning, a program of the Shepherd’s Center of Kansas City, Kan., will take place on Friday, June 21, at the new location at Grace Lutheran, 3333 Wood Ave.
The building offers entry-level parking and easy drop off of both people and equipment. Everyone is welcome to attend part or all of the day’s activities. The schedule for Friday, June 21:
9 a.m. to 10 a.m. — Health Screenings (no cost)
Blood sugar and blood pressure checks provided by Delores Homes LLC.
9 a.m. to 10 a.m. — Registration and fellowship
Refreshments available while during meet and greet.
10 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. — Workshops (choose one)
Issues forum: Robert D. Roddy, director, Public Works Department, Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan.
11 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. — Workshops (choose one)
Health: Training: The new Hands Only CPR – Kansas City, Kan., Fire Department
History: Profile of 1863, presentation by Ed Shutt, local historian
Noon: lunch — $4 or bring a lunch
Menu: Chicken patty with bun, potatoes O'brien, broccoli, and tropical fruit mix for dessert.
12:30 p.m. program
Presiding: Norma Jacob, co-chair, Adventures in Learning Program Planning Committee
Invocation: the Rev. Cynthia Smart, Mason Memorial United Methodist Church
Program: Joe Vaughan, local historian and business owner of Joe Vaughan Associates will discuss his latest pictorial book “Images of America: Kansas City, Kansas 1804- 2012.” Books will be available for purchase.
Designed to celebrate and engage older adults, Adventures in Learning has been providing enrichment, fellowship and a noon meal for more than 27 years in Wyandotte County. Adventures in Learning provides free morning health screenings, selections of informational and educational workshops, and lunch with an entertaining program. These monthly programs are free and everyone is welcome to attend; join in one workshop or stay for the entire program. Lunch is served at noon for $4. Call the Shepherd’s Center office at 913-281-8908 for more information. Visit the Shepherd’s Center of Kansas City, Kan., online at www.shepherdscenterkck.org.
Mission: The Shepherd’s Center of Kansas City, Kan., is an interfaith, multicultural, nonprofit organization that promotes and supports successful aging.
Vision: Building a community that connects, values, engages and celebrates older adults.