January 19 – 22

Third Thursday

January 19
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
FREE EVENT

Liven up your Thursday evening at the Nelson-Atkins Art Museum! Every third Thursday of the month the museum hosts vendors, performers and activities for adults college age to 45. Each month has a different theme! January’s theme is “Superheroes Among Shuttlecocks.”

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Lessons of the Crusades

January 19
6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
RSVP

Why does the Islamic State refer to its enemies as “Roman Crusaders?” Brian L. Steed, a military historian at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, will explore the effect of the Crusades of the Middle and Late Middle Ages on Islam’s perception of the west in this lecture at the Kansas City Public Library.¬†

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Princess Party

January 21
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Tickets Available

Head to Paradise Park Family Fun and Adventure for a princess party your little one are sure to enjoy! Guests may dress as their favorite princess for this afternoon of make-believe an fairy tales! The party will feature giveaways, photos, a princess breakfast and more. 

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Koresh Dance

January 21
8 p.m.
Tickets Available

The revered Koresh Dance Company will perform at Johnson County Community College. The company was formed in 1991 by Israeli-born Roni Koresh and features a wide repertoire of work that ranges from explosive and passionate to intimate and restrained.

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