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June 2019

Second Saturday Conversation: The Future of Kansas City Streetcar

June 8, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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KC Streetcar recently marked its third anniversary in downtown Kansas City. Since its opening, the KC Streetcar system has completed over six million passenger trips and traveled nearly 400,000 miles with a daily ridership average of 5,694. Join Tom Gerend, Executive Director of KC Streetcar, for an overview of current operations and future plans.

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Everything You Want to Know About Vaccines (But Were Afraid to Ask)

June 20, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Dr. Barbara Pahud, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and Associate Director of NIH’s Vaccine Treatment and Evaluation Unit (VTEU) at Children’s Mercy Hospital, will discuss the issues of vaccinations locally, nationally, and globally. She will examine the truths and myths, and everything you need to know to stay up-to-date and to be able to tell fake news from true science.

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Vaccinations – A Deeper Dive

June 25, 8:00 am - June 26, 8:00 am

As a complement to our June 20 evening lecture with Dr. Barbara Pahud, the Library is sponsoring programs in the community to take a deeper dive into the issues related to communicable diseases.

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July 2019

Second Saturday Exhibition Open House

July 13, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Celebrate the 50th anniverary of Apollo 11 with a vist to the exhibition, To the Moon: The Science of Apollo. Free admission and parking. The exhibition features a lunar sample collected on the Moon by Apollo 17 astronauts.

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Apollo 11 Trivia Night

July 20, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing with an evening of space-themed trivia at the Linda Hall Library.

Registration is $15 per person or $90 per team. If you don’t have a team, we will form teams the evening of the competition. Click here to register!

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Questions? Contact Eric Ward at 816.926.8753 for more information about these events.

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