Adventures In Learning with Independence Shepherds Center will meet Jan. 17 at Christ United Methodist Church, 14506 E. 39th St., Independence. Registration and blood pressure checks begin at 8:30 a.m.

A travel feature with Betty Fullerton on "Ireland" is at 9 a.m. Workshops begin at 10 and 11 a.m. and include a book review of "Three Days With My Brother" by Nicholas Sparks presented by Dorothy Mara; Wellness Faire will discuss veterans benefits and Medicaid with Aron Love; and Potpourri will see Russia and the Winter Olympics presented by Roy Erwin. Chair exercises with Carol Bradford, Tai Chi Chih with Ruth Stonham, and board games are also available. Lunch is at noon.

Registration is $1 and lunch is $4. Call 816-478-7627 for lunch reservations.