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Greater Kansas City YMCA Events

Book Club

Active Older Adult Events

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North Kansas City YMCA
1999 Iron Street, North Kansas City, MO

Books, coffee & conversation! Meet in the coffee lounge.

November’s selection will be Arrowood by Laura McHugh. December’s selection will be A Quilter's Holiday by Jennifer Chiaverini

Linda O’Brien from the Mid-Continent Public Library will help supply books. Please contact Janie Lavelock, JanieLavelock@KansasCityYMCA.org, for help obtaining a copy. Large print versions will be available.

Youth Tumbling - November Session

Girl performing a tumbling move

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Linwood YMCA/James B. Nutter, Sr. Community Center
3800 E Linwood Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64128

Our highly trained instructors give kids and teens a safe, supportive environment for learning the fundamentals of tumbling. Tumblers work on balance, flexibility and routines, building from basic moves to more advanced techniques for older kids. No previous experience required.

For more information, visit the Welcome Center or call 816.923.5675.

Parents Day Out

Youth and Family Events

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

Parent's Day Out is a program for children ages 3-5 to engage in social interaction with other children their age while giving parents the opportunity to attend to everyday tasks. Each day there will be open play, age-appropriate activities, crafts and snack.

Christmas Light Trolley Ride

Active Older Adult Events

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Platte County South (Parkville)
Crown Center and the Plaza

Share in the holiday spirit as we view the lights at Crown Center and the Plaza. Gather in Gen A for hot chocolate and cookies before we depart. Trolley is heated and enclosed. Dress in your favorite holiday sweaters. Cost: $20/person. Please register at the Welcome Center.

Parents Day Out

Youth and Family Events

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

Parent's Day Out is a program for children ages 3-5 to engage in social interaction with other children their age while giving parents the opportunity to attend to everyday tasks. Each day there will be open play, age-appropriate activities, crafts and snack.

Dinner Theater: Sherwood

Active Older Adult Events

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Paul Henson Family YMCA
New Dinner Theatre Restaurant
A greedy prince and his henchman, The Evil Sir Guy, have taken control of England, and it is up to dashing outlaw Robin Hood to save the day. Join us and take aim with Robin and his band of merry men and women as they champion the underdog and fight for justice. Laughs, romance and plenty of arrows fly in this all-out comic adventure. Meet at 11:30 a.m., in the Paul Henson lobby to carpool.
 
Register by November 6.

Chili Cook Off

Active Older Adult Events

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Platte County North (Platte City)
3101 Running Horse Road, Platte City, MO 64079

Come judge the Chili Cook-off! $5 and a side. Register at the Welcome Center.

Holiday Lighting

Active Older Adult Events

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Riverside Community Center
4498 MW High Drive, Riverside, MO 64150

Come listen to our Christmas Storyteller and meet Santa at 5 p.m. Lighting of the tree at 6 p.m.

Holiday Potluck Party

Active Older Adult Events

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Paul Henson Family YMCA
Christ Church, 7848 Mission Road, Prairie Village, KS

Enjoy the holidays together! Bring your loved ones to share fellowship and delicious food. Potluck will take place at Community of Christ Church, 7848 Mission Road, Prairie Village, KS. Donations for the meat fund will be accepted at the Welcome Center. Sign in sheet located at the Welcome Center. Bring a side dish to share.

Swim Lesson Instructor Certification

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Training and Certification

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Providence YMCA/Ball Family Center
8601 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, KS 66112

This training awards the YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor Certification. After successful completion of this course, Instructors will be able to identify the components of the YMCA Swim Lessons continuum, demonstrate the behavior of an effective YMCA Swim Lessons Instructor, maintain an inclusive environment of learning while keeping order in a positive and safe environment.