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Wednesday, October 14 2020

Join park staff at the equestrian parking lot on Saturday, Oct. 17 or Sunday, Oct. 18 at noon or 3 p.m. for a guided 2-mile hike to the Thompson Cemetery and Thompson House. Park staff will point out fall foliage and interesting features along the way.

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Thursday, September 24 2020

Enjoy fall foliage through camping, driving tours, hiking, or even canoeing. And fall color isn't limited to trees. Prairies and roadsides display autumn wildflowers, shrubs, and grasses.

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Sunday, September 20 2020

Rights, freedoms, and American culture

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Wednesday, September 16 2020

A virtual re-creation of the Barbican Harbour area in Plymouth, England, in the 1620s - allows you to board a small boat at the original site of the Mayflower Steps before taking a short journey out to the ship to experience passengers and crew preparing to set sail.

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Sunday, September 13 2020

The Pilgrims set sail, the Constitution signed, the National Anthem penned, Lewis and Clark near home, and the mail connects east to west.

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Tuesday, August 25 2020

The Citroen DS 19, near the top of most collector's lists of cars to own, is called futuristic, and its performance and ride often receive the credit for President Charles de Gaulle of France surviving an assassination attempt.

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Thursday, August 20 2020

Enjoy more than 3,000 rose bushes, with 130 varieties of roses on display at the Laura Conyers Smith Municipal Rose Garden in the Jacob L. Loose Park.

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Thursday, August 13 2020

Brown Boobies,  large, long-winged seabirds often seen from southern Florida south on the Caribbean and Pacific coasts of Central America to northern South America, made history after popping up along the Current River in Ripley County.

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Wednesday, August 12 2020

August 18, marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing all American women the right to vote.

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Tuesday, August 11 2020

An exploration of the history of the fight for women’s right to vote, largely from the perspective of those who fought for enfranchisement more than 100 years ago.

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Monday, July 27 2020

Today monuments across the nation recognize the valiant service of the men and women who served in this 'Forgotten War.' In addition to a national memorial in Washington, D.C., the metro area honors Korean War veterans with memorials in Overland Park and Kansas City.

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Friday, July 10 2020

Mixing a little science and whole lot of fun – “Dinosaur Road Trip” promises an unexpected and nostalgic adventure along historic Route 66 for all family members.

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Wednesday, July 08 2020

New anglers are invited to learn fishing techniques and selecting the right tackle with instructors from the Missouri Department of Conservation during a virtual fishing clinic on July 18 at 10 a.m. Registration deadline July 16.

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Friday, June 19 2020

Google Doodle, illustrated by Los Angeles-based guest artist Loveis Wise and narrated by actor and activist LeVar Burton, honors the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth.

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Friday, June 12 2020

The workshop will be held on Thursday, June 25, from 5 to 7 p.m. and is limited to 14 students. Pre-paid reservations are required.

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