Events

Adult Coloring

Monday, February 27, 2017 | 12:30-2 p.m. | The Edge - Teen Room Adults

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon coloring, being creative and socializing with others. Pages will be provided. Part of the Senior Life series of programs.

Bead-Stringing Boot Camp

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 | 1-2:30 p.m. | Crestview Community Center – 4801 SW Shunga Dr. Adults

Learn the basics of making jewelry by stringing beads. Design your own unique bracelet or pair of earrings using a few simple tools. Materials provided. To register, call the Crestview Community Center, 785-251-2960. adults

How to Start a Business

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Adults

Learn what it takes to start and run your own business. This event covers important topics such as business legal structure, writing a business plan, knowing your competition and what to expect from being your own boss. Presented by Washburn Small Business Development Center.

Computerized Genealogy

Thursday, March 2, 2017 | 10-11:30 a.m. | Shawnee North Community Center – 300 NE 43rd St. Adults

Get started in genealogy and learn how to use the print and online resources your library offers. Receive a pedigree chart and other helpful forms for keeping records as you research your family tree. Registration required. To register, call Shawnee North Community Center at 785-286-0676.

Master Gardener Series: Trees

Thursday, March 2, 2017 | 7-8 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101B Adults

When to plant, what to plant, how to plant, where to plant and how to care for your new "family member" until it is established. Presented by Shawnee County Extension's Master Gardeners

Play it Again!

Saturday, March 4, 2017 | 2-5 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Adults

Board games and video games bring us together to face challenges, suffer defeats and taste victory. Learn to play a new game or bring a classic to the table! Children should be accompanied by an adult. [All ages]

Medicare Mondays

Monday, March 6, 2017 | 1-3 p.m. | Menninger Room 206 Adults

Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas helps you navigate the complex web of Medicare.

League of Women Voters Tuesday Topics: Long Term Services & Supports in Kansas--How are Seniors Faring?

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101BC Adults

March's speaker will be Janice DeBoer, Executive Director of the Kansas Area Agencies on Aging Association (K4A). The meeting is free and the public is invited to attend. Millennium Cafe-catered luncheon at 11:30 a.m. for $8.95; program from 12-1 p.m.

Retirement and Medicare

Thursday, March 9, 2017 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Anton Room 202 Adults

Trained counselors and agency staff from the SHICK program educate those nearing retirement age about Medicare. They will answer questions, give unbiased counsel and help you determine how Medicare will best work for you.

Washburn: Those Who Lead, Read

Thursday, March 9, 2017 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101B Adults

Those Who Lead, Read is an effort to engage our community in a timely discussion about literacy and leadership. Speaker: Jennifer Kirmse, VP of Business Development Azura Credit Union Book: Grit to Great by Linda Kaplan Thaler and Robin Koval