January 19 – 22
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
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.”
Lessons of the Crusades
6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
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.
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
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.
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.