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Shepherd's Center of Topeka - April "Adventures in Learning" via Zoom

We are excited that you are joining us for our April "Adventures in Learning" scheduled on Fridays, April 9, April 16, April 23, April 30, from 8:30 - 11:30 am. We have a month of great speakers and topics, and we are looking forward to seeing you on Zoom!

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April 9 - 9-9:50 Yak'n Yarn with Karen Taylor

Do you love crafting? Do you love to crochet and knit? Knitting and crocheting are some ways to reduce stress and make beautiful items for family and friends. Join Karen from Yak’n Yarn and learn more about crafting projects with yarn and fabric.

2 Free

April 9 - 9-9:50 Shawnee County Parks & Recreation Update

Tim Laurent, Director of SCP&R, will cover the scope of the Department's responsibility, their Master Plan and the progress, current projects they are working on, and what is coming up in the future.

2 Free

April 9 - 10:30-11:20 Trash Mountain Project with Bret Durbin

"Trash Mountain Project exists to develop Christ-centered environments for children and families living in trash dump communities worldwide. "Every day, thousands of children in many countries work tirelessly picking through trash in dangerous and unsafe dumps to help support their family. Brett will talk about the long-term changes they have begun to see due to their work over the past eleven years and their partnership with local leaders.

2 Free

April 9 - 10:30-11:20 The Hairs of Your Head are Numbered, but Sometimes You Need a Friend's Help!

Join Dana Schoffelmah in "Even the hairs of your head are numbered, but sometimes you need a friend to help you count them!", and explore the power of supportive relationships and their connection to our mental, physical, and spiritual health. Learn how we are designed for relationships and how to unlock the power of the enlightened witness.

2 Free

April 16 - 9-9:50 News and Views - Current Events Get Involved

Kevin McFarland stays abreast of the news and asks for YOUR views. Discussions cover everything from City Council issues to national politics; an exchange of ideas & viewpoints. Comments welcomed.

2 Free

April 16 - 9-9:50 Boys Town Past and Present - by Mike Meek and Tom Lynch

Do you remember the 1938 movie "Boys Town" with Spencer Tracy as Father Edward J. Flanagan? Join Mike Meeks of Boys Town and Tom Lynch, Boys Town's resident historian, and learn about their history and what Boys Town is doing now.

2 Free

April 16 - 10:30-11:20 The Mind of a Composer: How a Classical Music Composition is Created

With the help of examples from historical musical works and Dr. Gordon McQuere's compositions, we will explore the process of composing music. Here are some questions to be asked: Where do musical ideas come from? What is the starting point? Is there a typical or "best practice" method of work? What happens when things get complicated? What is the hardest part? How long does it take to write a piece of music? What are some common misconceptions?

2 Free

April 16 - 10:30-11:20 Emerging Technology Trends with David King

We are living in a rapidly changing world with always-on connectivity. Many of these changes are taking place because of emerging technology trends. This presentation provides a brief explanation of current and emerging technology trends and how those trends affect our lives and community.

2 Free

April 23 - 9:00 - 9:50 What's Happening at the Topeka Zoo? with Brendan Wiley, Director

Join Brendan for an update on what's happening at the Topeka Zoo.

2 Free

April 23 - 9-9:50 A Live Demo - The Art of Making Bagels with Pastor Patrick Yancey

Using just six easily found ingredients, we will show you how you can make bagels in your own home! There is nothing better than home baking, and these bagels are far better than what you can buy. We'll give you a great recipe as a guide and show you how to make the dough, shape and boil the bagels, add toppings of your choice and bake them to perfection. With the time we have, we will make "Everything" bagels and discuss options for many other enhancements - the possibilities are endless.

2 Free

April 23 - 10:30-11:20 "Where do I Start." Reversing the Physical Effects of a Pandemic with Julie

Do you need a little encouragement with getting more active? Join Julie with Brewster to get started with this interactive class. She'll talk a little and teach a lot in this interactive exercise class. So, get your comfy clothes on, and get ready to rumble, and be encouraged. Join in on the fun to get your jump start.

2 Free

April 23 - 10:30-11:20 Cultures of the Middle East with Dr. Bassima Schbley

Dr. Bassima Schibley, Associate Professor of the Social Work Department at Washburn University, will share her extensive, personal knowledge of Middle Eastern cultures. Among other topics, she will focus on Gender Equity Theory, Muslim Lebanese women's religious resurgence, socio-economic barriers to health and education.

2 Free

April 30 - 9-9:50 News and Views - Current Events Get Involved

Kevin McFarland stays abreast of the news and asks for YOUR views. Discussions cover everything from City Council issues to national politics; an exchange of ideas & viewpoints. Comments welcomed.

2 Free

April 30 - 9-9:50 TARC with Cathy Huckins

This presentation will share information about the services provided for infants and toddlers in Shawnee County with developmental delays/disabilities. It will include information on requirements for the program and exciting technologies that help babies and toddlers participate in community activities and interventions that assist families in supporting their child's development. We will also demonstrate the use of a communication device with a parent and child.

2 Free

April 30 - 10:30-11:20 Boss Tom, Kansas City's Infamous Mobster by Tom Luellen

During the 1920s and 1930s, Kansas City was called 'Tom's Town'. Learn how the Tom Pendergast machine controlled the city and allowed open saloons and gambling during Prohibition and the Depression.

2 Free

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This year, we will not have a Charity Social with TARC as the recipient due to the continuing pandemic. We have decided to add this donation button to “Adventures in Learning” for a donation to TARC. We know TARC appreciates your contribution, and it will help this well-deserved nonprofit organization. Thank you

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