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SPECIAL EVENTS AND INFORMATIONTickets on now on sale for GKCIC’s Table of FaithsTuesday, May 9, at Stoney Creek Conference CenterTickets and more information at www.kcinterfaith.orgTheme for this year: Faith, Food and our Future TogetherAward recipients:Table of Faiths Award: Dialogue Institute of the SouthwestSteve Jeffers Interfaith Leadership Award: Sofia Khan of KC For RefugeesRegistration now open for WorldQuest 2017Event is April 26. Information/tickets at www.irckc.orgNow Open: 2017 Syed Farrukh Shabbir MD Memorial Essay ContestDeadline: April 30, 2017First Place $500 Scholarship and Second Place $250 Scholarship for a College Bound Graduating Senior for 2017 A packet of information for interested students containing the rules and regulations can be downloaded atwww.crescentpeace.org.This scholarship is awarded to a college bound graduating senior who has written the most compelling essay about the importance of peace and understanding in a pluralistic world. This 500-word essay contest is open to any graduating senior from a high school located in the greater Kansas City area.The winners will be announced in May and invited to the annual Crescent Peace Society dinner.Details at https://www.facebook.com/events/1697738000537590/Now Open: 2017 Margolis Memorial Essay ContestDeadline: June 1, 2017Competition open to students graduating in spring from KC area high school and starting college in Fall 2017.Essays accepted on focus of peaceful coexistence and mutual understanding of different groups. Cash prize: $2000.00.For information, call Mark Wasserstrom at (816) 523-4243 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.The Dialogue Institute of Greater Kansas City Metro Areais excited to announce Saturday brunches, and Coffee Nights at the new office of Dialogue Institute as well as Baklava Days with different communities.You can go tohttp://dialoguekc.org/events/to reach bios of all speakers. Please RSVP to which event you are coming by either simply replying this e-mail or writing to email@example.comThe Dialogue Institute also offers cooking, water marbling and Turkishlanguage classes; contact the Institute for details.TRAFFIC/CLOSURES NOTE: WWI Centennial Commemoration - April 6, 2017The National Archives will be closed on Thursday, April 6, and the World War I Museum will be closed on Thursday and Friday, April 6 and 7.Keep in mind that unusually-high traffic will occur around the Crown Center area.Northeast Arts KC is offering The Kansas City Midtown Coloring Book, featuring 20 homes and buildings in historic Midtown KC neighborhoods. The coloring books can be purchased for $19 (including postage) from Northeast Arts KC (www.northeastartskc.org).Library information:Mid-Continent Library website has a new online magazine, listing programs. See http://www.mymcpl.org/events and click on Beyond the Books online magazine for details.The Olathe Indian Creek Library is now open in a temporary location at 13511 S. Mur-Len Road in the Santa Fe Square Shopping Center. Check your local library for free classes on computer literacy, foreign languages and English as a second language.EXHIBITS Through April 1Mujer/WomanLatina Artists as Examiners, Documenters and CreatorsMattie Rhodes Art GalleryThrough April 30Shining the Spotlight on the Homeless of Johnson CountyPhotographs by Sharon RodriguezOlathe Indian Creek Library - Suite 129May 1 through September 30Art in the LoopInstallations and performances along the KC streetcar route,in the City Market, and at the Central LibraryInformation at www.artintheloop.comThrough May 17Inside the Art Life of Adrienne Walker HoardAfrican-influenced paintings, photography and jewelry created by Dr. Hoard, Professor of Fine Art and BlackStudies at UMKCMiller Nichols Library, UMKC campusDean’s gallery, 4th floorThrough May 21The 1930s in Prints:A Gift to KC from the Woodcut SocietyNelson-Atkins Museum, Galley 214Through May 31“African-Americans in Hannibal:Stories of Our Lives”Mark Twain Museum120 North MainHannibal, MOThrough June 25Revealing a Hidden Treasurer: A Jain ShrineNelson-Atkins Museum, Gallery 203Through July 9 Emperors, Scholars and Temples:Tastemakers of China’s Ming and Qing DynastiesNelson-Atkins Museum, Gallery 222Through December 31Savings the White House:Truman’s Extreme MakeoverSee “before and after” photos of the massive3-year renovation that saved the White HouseTruman Library, Independence, MO