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Installation ceremony, 10 a.m., Looney Complex, Missouri Western State University. The campus and community will come together to celebrate the installation of new university president Matthew J. Wilson. The ceremony and reception to follow are free and open to the public.

Lap-sit storytime, 10 a.m., St. Joseph Public Library, East Hills branch, 502 N. Woodbine Road. Enjoy songs, finger puppets, bouncing rhymes, short books and interactive stories at this program for kids from 6 to 36 months old and their caregivers. For more information, call 816-236-2136.

Storytime, 10 a.m., Rolling Hills Library, Belt branch, 1904 N. Belt, upper level. Opening day of “Once Upon a Time: Exploring the World of Fairy Tales,” a colorful, interactive exhibit featuring seven stories from around the world. Admission is free.

Fish Feeding Frenzy, 10:30 a.m., Remington Nature Center, 1502 McArthur Drive. Come help cut up worms to feed the fish in the aquarium. Regular admission fees apply. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Rainbow Connection craft, 2 p.m., St. Joseph Public Library, Downtown branch, 927 Felix St. LGBT+ teens and young adults ages 14 to 21 (and their allies) are invited to do crafts and chat in an environment that is judgment-free. All are welcome, but open hearts and open minds are required. Call 816-232-7729 for more information.

Tech help, 3 to 5 p.m., Rolling Hills Library, Belt branch, 1904 N. Belt. Having issues with your computer or cellphone? Need help with your tablet, e-reader or laptop? Our technology services librarian can help. No appointments needed.

48th Annual LeBlond Carnival, 6 p.m., Bishop LeBlond High School.


Smithsonian Magazine Museum Free Day. Participating museums from the Museum Association of St. Joseph join in the annual museum day free of charge. Participating museums include Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, Pony Express National Museum, Remington Nature Center, Robidoux Row Museum, St. Joseph Museums (including the Black Archives Museum and Glore Psychiatric Museum), Wyeth-Tootle Mansion, Walter Cronkite Memorial and Andrew County Museum in Savannah.

Monarch tagging, 8 a.m. to noon, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge. Meet in refuge auditorium for a short presentation. Tagging will be at north end of refuge by Missouri Highway 118.

Rad Dads Read, 10 a.m., Rolling Hills Library, Savannah branch, 514 W. Main. This storytime event features readings by fathers who frequent the library. Attend for the stories but also enjoy biscuits and gravy.

Coffee and Gingerbread at Wyeth-Tootle, 10 a.m., Wyeth-Tootle Mansion. Stop in, have some coffee and learn about finding funding to restore historic homes. Dr. Kim Shutte will be the featured speaker.

“Our Invisible Population: Blacks in Early Andrew County,” 10:30 a.m., Andrew County Museum. The program will focus on where Andrew County’s significant black population lived and worked in the 1800s. Guest speakers Tim Kelley and Shirley Catlett will join ACM staff to present.

48th Annual LeBlond Carnival, noon, Bishop LeBlond High School.

Crafts for kids, 3 p.m., Rolling Hills Library, Belt branch, 1904 N. Belt. School-age children and teens can learn to draw princes, princesses, dragons and castles using basic shapes and techniques. Register at events.rhcl.org/events.

“Strangers in Town,” 7 p.m., Center for Joy, 1202 Felix St. View a documentary about the positive effects of global migration in Garden City, Kansas.

The Hit Men, 7:30 p.m., Missouri Theater, 717 Edmond St. The Hit Men are five musicians who, throughout the 1960s, ’70s, ’80s and ’90s, toured and recorded with some of the biggest names in the music business. Tickets range from $25 to $45. For information, call 816-279-1225.

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