January 30, 2017

5:30 – 8:30 PM

Books, Brains, and Boulevard

Boulevard Brewing Company hosts an evening for Literacy KC volunteers, tutors, staff, and literacy advocates to come together and compete in a friendly trivia night. Attendees enjoy beer and wine donated by Boulevard, pizza, and entry to a trivia team. There is also a raffle, a series of sweet treats, and trivia life lines that are available for purchase throughout the evening.



Tuesday, February 23rd 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, February 28th 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 4th 9:00-10:00 a.m.

Monday, March 6th 3:00-4:00 p.m.


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