City of Independence, Missouri

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7/30/2015

Blue Star Museums - National Frontier Trails Museum

May 25 - Sept. 7th 9:00 am - 4:30 pm M-Sat, 12:30 - 4:30 pm Sunday. Free admission to active duty military personnel and their families.  Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation's active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve, from Memorial Day through Labor Day.  See more at http://arts.gov/national/blue-star-museum#MO.

National Frontier Trails Museum, 318 W. Pacific


7/30/2015

Evening Wagon Ride and Swales Walk

6:00 pm  $16 per adult, $10 children ages 6-17  Learn about the Santa Fe Trail in this hour-long program that includes a wagon tour to the swales (ruts) created in the 1830s and an insightful tour of the Santa Fe exhibit gallery of the museum.  Advance reservtions are required 816-325-7575

National Frontier Trails Museum, 318 W. Pacific


7/30/2015

Life on the Trail

2:00 pm Regular museum rates apply. Guided tour - Explore daily routines for members of a wagon train in this thirty-minute gallery walk.

National Frontier Trails Museum, 318 W. Pacific


7/30/2015

Nature Story Time - Let's Play Outside

Time: Two Sessions offered on the dates listed below. 10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. & 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Play outside this summer at George Owens Nature Park – make mud pies, catch frogs, butterflies and a variety of bugs. We’ll have exciting stories and messy crafts. Please wear tennis shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting a little dirty, muddy and/or wet. This program is offered with support from the Kansas City Public Library. July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and August 6, 13, 20, & 27 Call (816) 325-7115 for more information.

George Owens Nature Park, 1601 S. Speck Rd.


7/30/2015

Wellness & Health Expo

http://sites.isdschools.org/wellness/wellness-and-health-expohttp://sites.isdschools.org/wellness/wellness-and-health-expo

Presented by Independence School District & City of Independence Health Department

Wellness & Health Expo

William Chrisman High School | 1223 N. Noland Rd, Independence

Thursday, July 31
5 PM — 8 PM


FREE SERVICES
Sports Physicals, Q & A with Physicians, BMI assessments, Blood Pressure Checks, Foot Screenings, Postural Screenings, Chair Massages, Dental Screenings/ Mobile Market
Financial Assistance / Education
Physical Activity Sessions
Stress Management
AND MUCH MORE!

Questions? Please contact Independence School District Wellness Department
816.521.5387 |Levi_Hinson@isdschools.org or Jessie_Stout@isdschools.org

FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT

Healthy Food
Goodie Bags
Giveaways
Raffles

Garmin VivioSmart
Garmin Vivofit
FitBit Charge


Entertainment
Prizes


William Chrisman High School, 1223 N. Noland Rd.