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Greater Kansas City YMCA Events

AOA - FREE Hearing Aid Cleaning

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Paul Henson Family YMCA
4200 W 79th Street Prairie Village, KS 66208

Regular cleaning and maintenance can help prevent problems and prolong the life of your hearing instruments. Hearing aids are a big investment and your hearing health is well worth investing in. If you are not sure how to properly clean your hearing aids or if you feel your devices need special attention, join us for this special event!

AOA - Lunch and Learn - Palliative & Hospice Care

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

Join Kristen Jumps with Kansas Palliative & Hospice Care to learn the differences between these two services. Please sign up in the AOA blue three-ring binder to reserve your spot and lunch for this educational seminar.

 
Please sign up by April 8th so we can have an accurate head count for lunch. 

AOA Y Read Book Club - "My Life as a Doormat"

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

My Life as a Doormat (in Three Acts), by Rene Gutteridge. Act I: Avoid conflict at all costs. Even when someone signs you up for something you really don’t want to do. Act II: Try to hold things together, even when your life is spinning out of control. Act III: (You’ll have to read the book to learn how it all plays out.)

NOTE: You must bring your own copy of the book.

AOA - Potluck - Italian Theme

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Platte County South (Parkville)
8875 Clark Ave, Parkville, MO 64152

Gather with friends for fellowship and to share a meal. Please sign up for a dish to share.

AOA Seminar - Exercises for Common Ailments

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Platte County South (Parkville)
8875 Clark Ave, Parkville, MO 64152

Exercises for younger people are not always for the AOA population. In this presentation, we will cover common ailments in the active older adult population and also give you exercises that can be used to help reduce the pathology. We also hope to help you to understand common musculoskeletal changes in the body that occur throughout the years that can be accounted for in the gym to ensure we do not create pain while exercises. Kasey Miller, DPT, COMP from Modern Physical Therapy is our presenter.

AOA Seminar - Heart Strong by Jake Davidson

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

Join Jake Davidson for a "Heart Strong" Seminar. During this seminar you will learn the following:

  • Why heart disease numbers continue to grow each year.
  • How the 5 Essentials integrate with heart health.
  • The connection between high cholesterol and heart disease.
  • Simple lifestyle changes that can strengthen your cardiovascular system.

PCCCS - AOA - Book Club - "The End of Your Life Book Club"

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Platte County South (Parkville)
8875 Clark Ave, Parkville, MO 64152

Discussion on "The End of Your Life Book Club" by Will Schwalbe.

AOA - Movie Day - "Ford vs. Ferrari"

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Paul Henson Family YMCA
4200 W 79th Street Prairie Village, KS 66208

Join friends to watch “Ford vs. Ferrari” starring Matt Damon as Carroll Shelby and Christian Bale as Ken Miles. Hot popcorn will be served. Bring your favorite snack to share.

AOA Trip to Pella, Iowa

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Olathe Family YMCA
Olathe Family YMCA

It’s that time of year! The tulips will be ringing in the new season in historic Pella, Iowa. Enjoy round-trip motor coach transportation and one night lodging on your trip to "Tulip Time" in Pella. Enjoy lunch, a guided tour of the town and a Dutch-themed dinner at Trinity College, followed by entertainment from local Dutch dancers!

AOA - New Theater- "Million Dollar Quartet"

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Olathe Family YMCA
21400 W 153rd Street, Olathe, KS 66061
Join friends for a fantastic dinner and show at the New Theatre Restaurant.
 
The Broadway smash-hit Million Dollar Quartet is the rocking musical that brings you inside the recording studio on this legendary night, the first and only time these rock and roll icons performed together. Featuring a score of era-defining hits including BLUE SUEDE SHOES, THAT’S ALL RIGHT, GREAT BALLS OF FIRE, WALK THE LINE, WHOLE LOTTA SHAKING GOING ON, FOLSOM PRISON BLUES, HOUND DOG and many, many more, Broadway’s MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is the new hit musical inspired by this famed jam session and is an unforgettable night of rock ‘n’ roll.
 
Ticket price includes a generous meal and show; choice of coffee, tea or soft drink; $2 drink gratuity; and staff escort. Purchase your tickets online or at the Olathe Y. No refunds after May 14th unless a replacement is found for your ticket.