Adventures In Learning with Shepherds Center of Independence will meet March 21 at Christ United Methodist Church, 14506 E. 39th St., Independence. Registration and blood pressure checks begin at 8:30 a.m.

A travel feature, "Shades of Ireland," will be presented by Barbara Greely at 9 a.m. Workshops begin at 10 and 11 a.m. and include a book review of “Life of Pi” by Yann Martel, presented by Linda Hopkins of Mid-Continent Public Library; the Wellness Faire will share “Laughter is Best Medicine” given by John Fitzgerald; and Potpourri will tell about Conserving Rain Water with Leslie Courington. Chair exercises with Carol Bradford and board games are also available. Lunch is at noon.

Registration is $1 and lunch is $4. For lunch reservations, call 816-478-7627.