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Wednesday, October 21, 2009

EVENTS AT THE MIDWEST GENEALOGY CENTER

Check out these wonderful family activities happening at the Midwest Genealogy Center, 3440 S. Lee’s Summit Road, Independence, MO, 64055.

816-252-7228.

http://www.mcpl.lib.mo.us/programs/branch.cfm?id=GE

November 9, 2009, Monday at 2:00 PM

War Bonds: The Songs and Letters of World War II

EbzB Productions presents: WAR BONDS: The Songs and Letters of World War II -- a musical journey through a war that redefined the world. This multi-media living history cabaret is interspersed with personal letters from the front and headline news of the period. The production is a warm reminiscence and a harrowing reminder of a time when the whole world seemed upside down.

November 13, 2009, Friday at 10:00 AM

Victor Borge: The Great Dane

Join us at the Midwest Genealogy Center for a very special exhibit highlighting the life of Victor Borge. Discover a remarkable musician and comic. You also will learn about Scandinavian genealogy resources available at the Midwest Genealogy Center. This exhibit is brought to us by the Scandinavian Women's Society and created by The Danish Immigrant Museum. The exhibit runs from November 13th-30th.

November 21, 2009, Saturday at 1:00 PM

Victor Borge Birthday Celebration

Enjoy cake and punch, look at the exhibit, materials, and talk to members of the Scandinavian Women's Society. Event runs from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m..

November 30, 2009, Monday at 10:00 AM

Night Before Christmas Carol

Join Charles Dickens in his study for a very special night. On this evening in 1843, he creates his holiday classic, "A Christmas Carol". Renowned Dickens scholar, author, playwright and lecturer, Elliot Engel has crafted a work that allows David zum Brunnen to portray the 17 Christmas Carol characters and Charles Dickens himself. Recommended highly by the Dickens family, MCPL is privileged to offer this performance to continue its Dickens' tradition!

Angela McComas
Reference Assistant, Programming
amccomas@mcpl.lib.mo.us
Midwest Genealogy Center
Mid-Continent Public Library
3440 S Lee's Summit Road
Independence, MO 64055
http://mcpl.lib.mo.us
Phone (816) 252-7228
Fax: (816) 254-7146

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