June Adult Events

 

Join us for fun, free, and informative events for adults this month.

Craft Cafe - Lexington

Craft Cafe is an event for experienced or intermediate crafters who are looking for a challenge. This month’s craft requires intermediate crafting skill. We will be making a Summer Topiary. Start with a peat pot, add a little paint, a twig, some spanish moss, and a few embellishments.

Registration required; call the branch or sign up in person

Thursday, June 7 - 5:30 p.m.

Leave No Trace - Knob Noster

Join us and the Knob Noster State Park as they educate people about their recreational impact on nature as well as the principles of “Leave No Trace” to prevent and minimize such impacts.

Saturday, June 9 - 10:30 a.m.

River Cow Orchestra - Odessa

The most unique jazz band in Kansas City,  River Cow Orchestra creates 100% spontaneous, original music on the spot. Come enjoy the toe-tapping entertainment for the whole family.

Friday, June 8 - 7:00 p.m.

Stepping Stone - Waverly

Come and join us in making a stepping stone for your lawn or garden. All supplies provided; space is limited. Wear old clothes.

Registration required; call the branch or sign up in person

Wednesday, June 13 - 10:00 a.m.

Sign Language for Beginners - Knob Noster

Are you interested in learning basic sign language? Come join us to learn baby sign and basic sign language. You will receive a set of flashcards and a list of websites to help you continue to learn and use the signs.

Age: Everyone

Saturday, June 16 - 10:00 a.m.

Stamped Clay Creations: BYORP (Bring Your Own Rolling Pin) - Concordia

We will provide the rest of the supplies needed to create stamped bowls, coasters or whatever else you are inspired to create with air dry clay, stamps, and ink.

Saturday, June 16 - 2:00 p.m.

Patriotic Mesh Wreath Class - Knob Noster

Come make a lovely patriotic wreath just in time for the Fourth of July! All materials included.

Registration required; call the branch or sign up in person

Tuesday, June 19 - 6:00 p.m.

Second Time Around Crafts - Lexington

Be a part of this new group for beginning crafters! We will make unique projects using materials that have served their original purpose and are now ready for a new life. Just in time for summer, we will make Scrappy Sparrows. See an example displayed at the branch!

Registration required; call the branch or sign up in person

Thursday, June 19 - 5:30 p.m.

Getting Started with eBook Apps - Holden

Curious about eBooks but don’t know where to start? This class is a basic overview of our digital services Overdrive and Libby. Get hands-on help with downloading books directly to your device; whether it’s a smartphone, a tablet, or an eReader. Learn how to install the free software, browse, checkout, download, and open eBooks on your own device.

Registration required; call the branch or sign up in person  

Wednesday, June 20 - 5:30 p.m.

Show Me Master Gardeners - Corder

The Show-Me Master Gardeners of Pettis County will cover safe and easy ways to address pest control in your vegetable garden as a part of their efforts to “help others learn to grow.”

Wednesday, June 20 - 5:30 p.m.

Escape From 221B Baker Street - Odessa

The famous 221B Baker Street has been set as a trap for its famed tenant. It snares any who foolishly enter. Only the quickest and finest sleuths will escape from its clutches. Are you up to the challenge?

Registration required; call the branch or sign up in person

Saturday, June 23 - 6:00 p.m.

Mineralogy & Mineral Collecting - Holden

The advantage of mineral, rock, and gemstone collecting is it can start in your own backyard! Dr. Steve House will tell about how he got started and took his hobby to a whole new level. Learn the basics of collecting, identifying, and displaying your own treasures. You’ll be a rockhound in no time!

Tuesday, June 26 - 5:30 p.m.

Natural Rock Picture Frames - Corder

Flaunt your favorite memories in this DIY rock picture frame. This is a great project for the intermediate crafter.  

Friday, June 29 - 5:30 p.m.