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Lunch 'n Learn-“The Influences of our National Parks: A Centennial Celebration”
Lunch 'nLearn-“The Influences of our National Parks: A Centennial Celebration”Truman MemorialBuilding416 W. Maple Avenue12-1pmJoin Jeff Wade, Acting Chief of Interpretationat the Harry S Truman National Historic Site, for his talk on the history andinfluence of this country’s national park system and the celebration of itsAugust 2016 centennial.     
City Council Special Study Session
The City Council will meet in Council Chambers at 6 p.m. for a special Study Session on the budget for FY2016-2017.
TALKIN' TRUMAN: Love Letters: Harry & Bess
TALKIN' TRUMAN: LoveLetters: Harry & BessTrumanPresidential Library & Museum, Whistlestop Room500W. U.S. 24 Highway11am-12pmAftera long courtship, Harry Truman married his grade-school sweetheart, BessWallace, in 1919. Join Archivist Tammy Williams as she draws on the Library'sextensive collection of Truman letters and photographs to illustrate the couple'sdecades-long relationship and life together. This presentation is one in theseries of "Talkin' Truman" programs, offered each First Friday fromMay through September at 11 am. The program is included with Museum admission;seating is first come, first served.
Harry S Truman Public Service Awards Ceremony
The Harry S Truman Public Service Award presentation ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 6 on the front portico of the Truman Presidential Library & Museum.  Alvin Brooks is the recipient of the 2016 award. In addition, the Community Services League of Independence will receive the Harry S Truman Good Neighbor Award. The public is invited to a reception honoring the recipients at 5:15 p.m. prior to the award ceremonies.
Harry Truman's Birthday Holiday
City offices will be closed in observance of President Truman's birthday.
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