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Healthcare Resort of Olathe Lunch and Tour

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Olathe Family YMCA
21250 W 151st St, Olathe, KS 66061
Join us as we enjoy a free lunch and tour of the Healthcare Resort of Olathe. Lunch will be catered by the HCRO chef! After we enjoy lunch, we will be given a tour of the facility. There will be time to ask questions regarding the facility and their services. In order to receive lunch, you must sign up by February 23. You can sign up at the welcome center, call (913) 393-9622 or register online with your YMCA account.

AOA March Potluck

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Atchison Family YMCA
321 Commercial St, Atchison, KS 66002

Join us on March 6 and gather with friends for fellowship, good food and fun. Bring along your favorite dish to share and enjoy some yummy eats!

AOA Movie Day "The Boys in the Boat"

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Olathe Family YMCA
21400 W 153rd St, Olathe, KS 66061

Join your friends to watch the 2023 film The Boys in the Boat. The triumphant underdog story of the University of Washington men's rowing team, who stunned the world by winning gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drink, popcorn will be provided. Space is limited to 18 for this showing so register early at the Welcome Center or online. This event is FREE.

Olathe - AOA Book Club - "The Light We Lost"

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Olathe Family YMCA
21400 W 153rd Street Olathe, KS 66061
The group will discuss The Light We Lost by Jill Santopolo. Lucy and Gabe met in New York on 9/11. They vowed then that their lives would make a difference. But their careers took them to different continents. What follows is a 13-year journey of dreams, desires, jealousies, betrayals, and love. You are welcome to bring a guest and your lunch or snacks. You must provide your own copy of the book.

NEW THEATRE & RESTAURANT: ELVIS: ALOHA FROM VEGAS

Four Active Older Adult women smile around a table at the New Theatre and Restaurant

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North Kansas City YMCA
9229 Foster Street Overland Park, KS 66212

Elvis: Aloha from Vegas traces The King's journey through the '70s. It was a period of reinvention, kicking off a seven-year annual residency at the International Hotel in Las Vegas, running through the sold-out shows at Madison Square Garden, and culminating in a historic international live satellite broadcast from Hawaii, all set to unforgettable songs like "Burning Love," "Suspicious Minds," and of course, "Can't Help Falling in Love."

To RSVP and make payment, visit the Welcome Center by February 29th. Lunch will be served at 12:00 pm, and the show will start at 1:00 pm. Transportation to The New Theatre & Restaurant is on your own, parking is free, meet at New Theatre at 11:30 a.m. Payment secures your ticket. Y members are welcomed to invite friends and family to join them.

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AOA Movie Day "Never Give Up"

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Olathe Family YMCA
21400 W 153rd St, Olathe, KS 66061

Join your friends to watch the 2023 film Never Give Up. Brad Minns is a walking miracle, deaf since of age of three, Minns became the world's best deaf tennis player in a comeback match that's never been equaled on the Olympic, Collegiate or Professional Stage. This is more than a story about perseverance and overcoming obstacles, it's a story of faith and God helping us to do our best against all odds. Minns' story is not just about tennis, but learning how to put your trust in God and never give up no matter what you face. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drink, popcorn will be provided. Space is limited to 18 for this showing so register early at the Welcome Center or online. This event is FREE.

AOA Book Club "The Patron Saint of Second Chances"

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Olathe Family YMCA
21400 W 153rd St, Olathe, KS 66061
The book club will discuss The Patron Saint of Second Chances, by Christine Simon. The self-appointed mayor of a tiny Italian village is determined to save his hometown no matter the cost in this charming, hilarious and heartwarming debut novel.
 
Vacuum repairman and self-appointed mayor of Prometto, Italy (population 212) Signor Speranza has a conundrum. Unless he can come up with 70,000 euros to fix the town’s pipes, the water commission will shut off the water to the village and all its residents will be forced to disperse. So, in a bid to boost tourism—and revenue—he spreads a harmless rumor that movie star Dante Rinaldi will be filming his next project nearby.
 
You are welcomed to bring your lunch or snacks, and guests are always welcome. Participants must bring their own copy of The Patron Saint of Second Chances.

New Theatre & Restaurant: Elvis: Aloha from Vegas

Four Active Older Adult women smile around a table at the New Theatre and Restaurant

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Olathe Family YMCA
New Theatre & Restaurant, 9229 Foster Street, Overland Park, KS 66212

Elvis: Aloha from Vegas traces The King's journey through the '70s. It was a period of reinvention, kicking off a seven-year annual residency at the International Hotel in Las Vegas, running through the sold-out shows at Madison Square Garden, and culminating in a historic international live satellite broadcast from Hawaii, all set to unforgettable songs like "Burning Love," "Suspicious Minds," and of course, "Can't Help Falling in Love."

Cost per ticket is $39 if paid by March 17; $44 thereafter. Price includes a generous meal and show; choice of coffee, tea or soft drink; $2 drink gratuity; and staff escort. Transportation is on your own; parking is free. Payment secures your ticket. Y members are welcomed to invite friends and family to join them. No refunds after March 17.

AOA Book Club "A Simple Favor"

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Olathe Family YMCA
21400 W 153rd St, Olathe, KS 66061
During this book club, the group will discuss A Simple Favor by Darcey Bell. This book is a remarkable tale of psychological suspense—a clever and twisting free-fall of a ride filled with betrayals and reversals, twists and turns, secrets and revelations, love and loyalty and murder and revenge. Darcey Bell masterfully ratchets up the tension in a taut, unsettling and completely absorbing story that holds you in its grip until the final page.
 
You are welcomed to bring your lunch or snacks, and guests are always welcomed! All participants must bring their own copy of A Simple Favor.

AOA Book Club "What She Left Behind"

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Olathe Family YMCA
21400 W 153rd St, Olathe, KS 66061
The book club will discuss What She Left Behind by Ellen Marie Wiseman. In this stunning new novel, the acclaimed author of The Plum Tree merges the past and present into a haunting story about the nature of love and loyalty, and the lengths we will go to protect those who need us most.
 
Ten years ago, Izzy Stone's mother fatally shot her father while he slept. Devastated by her mother's apparent insanity, Izzy, now seventeen, refuses to visit her in prison. But her new foster parents, employees at the local museum, have enlisted Izzy's help in cataloging items at a long-shuttered state asylum. There, amid piles of abandoned belongings, Izzy discovers a stack of unopened letters, a decades-old journal and a window into her own past.
 
You may bring your lunch or snacks, and guests are always welcome! Participants must bring their own copy of What She Left Behind.