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February 19, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Library
Kid Lit Group is for adults who enjoy reading and discussing children's literature.
In February, we will read The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling.
Since its publication in 1894, Rudyard Kipling’s beloved masterpiece The Jungle Book has been celebrated by generations of readers. Composed of seven tales, each one accompanied by a poem, The Jungle Book introduces a lush, colorful world full of adventure and danger. The first three tales include some of the most charming and unforgettable characters in literature—the man-cub Mowgli, the black panther Bagheera, the wise brown bear Baloo, and the ruthless tiger Shere Khan. The other four tales each tell the story of a different animal, such as the travels of the white seal Kotick; the battle between the courageous mongoose Rikki-Tikki-Tavi and the deadly cobra Nag; Toomai and the elephant dance; and the camp animals of the queen’s guard. (description from Goodreads)
Books will be available to check out at the front desk.
February 22, 2019, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ El Dorado YMCA
February 23, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Oil Museum
Ken Spurgeon, Kansas Historian, Author, & Filmmaker, will host a Writer’s Workshop covering topics from Research Methods to Finished Presentation.
Call 316-321-9333 to register today!
February 23, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ The Next Chapter Books and Novelties
Join us for our second Make & Take Workshop! You'll get to make the monogram sign pictured here and proudly display it at your home or workplace (or wherever you'd like!). Carrena Watts will bring all the supplies and knowledge to walk you through this fun workshop.
You do need to RSVP, though, so we can have enough supplies for everyone. Please call Carrena at 316-305-7075 to RSVP.
February 23, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ The Next Chapter Books and Novelties
Everyone loves a book club! Our next meeting is going to be Saturday, February 23 from 3-5. The title is The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris. Want to join us? Please RSVP so we know how many might attend.
"The #1 International Bestseller & New York Times Bestseller
This beautiful, illuminating tale of hope and courage is based on interviews that were conducted with Holocaust survivor and Auschwitz-Birkenau tattooist Ludwig (Lale) Sokolov—an unforgettable love story in the midst of atrocity.
February 23, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Civic Center
This thank you event gives the public an opportunity to meet and thank first responders from the El Dorado Police Department and Fire Department, Butler county Sheriff’s Department, all Butler County Emergency Management professionals, EMS, 911 and volunteers, including volunteer fire departments from Burns, Cassoday, Leon, Rosalia and Towanda.
This is the second event to honor the First Responders, and Brad Yazel, managing partner of Carlson/Kirby Morris, continues to believe that it is past time to let these individuals know how much they are appreciated.
A special program of recognition will feature an address by Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt.
No reservations are necessary for the public, but first responders will receive individual invitations for the dinner from Carlson/Kirby Morris, distributed by the heads of their departments.
February 24, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Performing Arts Center
Classically trained, Leon Williams is a versatile baritone who soars to tenor-like heights with ease and power, taking listeners to a place which surpasses mere entertainment. Leon has wowed audiences around the globe with impassioned interpretations of everything from the cantatas of J.S. Bach to his performance of the leading role of Coalhouse Walker Jr. in the original Broadway production of the hit musical Ragtime. Mr. Williams tours the world as a baritone soloist, recitalist and guest artist with symphony orchestras and opera companies. For more information, call 316-321-6742 or visit the El Dorado Community Concert Association’s new website at eldoks.wixsite.com/ecca.