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FEATURED EVENTS

Peace Poles Community Art Project - Lenexa, KS

The Peace Poles Community Art Project — a series of poles designed by community members and adorned with original art and messages of peace — is on display in Lenexa's Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park during the summer and fall of 2021. The purpose of the exhibit is to inspire peace, hope, creativity, and community involvement. The Peace Poles Community Art Project is organized as a partnership between the Lenexa Rotary Club, Rotary Club of Western Johnson County, the Lenexa Arts Council and the City of Lenexa.
Dates: 
06/15/2021
06/16/2021
06/17/2021
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Location:

Sar Ko Par Trails Park - Lenexa, KS
87th Street Parkway & Lackman Road
Lenexa, KS, 66215
United States

Phone:

913.477.7131

Goat Yoga at Faulkner's Ranch (ages 13+)

Goat Yoga class will include a great workout in a beautiful private setting with our friendly herd of adorable baby goats. A certified yoga instructor teaches class as she normally would, except the baby goats have free rein to come and interact with you in your practice. No yoga experience necessary. Variations will be offered to meet the varying physicals needs of participants.
Dates: 
06/17/2021
9am and 7pm sessions, depending on date
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Organization:

Faulkner's Ranch

Location:

10600 Raytown Road
Kansas City, MO, 64134
United States

Phone:

(816) 761-5055

**Register Now!** Grilling with Dad! A Father’s Day Grill Fest for Dads & Kids (ages 9+) - The Culinary Center of Kansas City

It’s Father’s Day! Instead of a boring tie, how about giving Dad something he really wants... a unique grilling experience with a professional BBQ’er... that he can take with his son or daughter (ages 9+), if you want to join him!
Dates: 
06/20/2021
3pm
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Location:

7920 Santa Fe Drive
Shawnee Mission, KS, 66204
United States

Phone:

913-341-4455

$1 Movie Night: The Croods 2 - Grandview Amphitheater

It's $1 Movie Night at the Amphitheater! Grab your lawn chairs, blankets, and dollar bills and join us for a movie night featuring The Croods 2: A New Age. Food trucks will be on-site. Proceeds from this event go towards covering the cost of the movie licenses for the summer. Cash only event.
Dates: 
06/18/2021
8pm
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Location:

Grandview Amphitheater - MO
13501 Byars Road
Grandview, MO, 64030
United States

Phone:

(816) 316-4800

Make Music Kansas City - Kansas City Young Audiences

Join the worldwide celebration of music on June 21! KCYA is proud to participate in Make Music Kansas City, a live, free musical celebration on the longest day of the year with concerts across the city! Launched in 1982 in France as the Fête de la Musique, it is now held on the same day in more than 1,000 cities in 120 countries. In 2021, Make Music will be happening city-wide for the first time in Kansas City!
Dates: 
06/21/2021
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Location:

3732 Main St
Kansas City, MO, 64111
United States

Phone:

(816) 531-4022

Clark 125th Anniversary | Beta Scorpii | June 17 at 9:30pm PT from Lowell Observatory

Join us for a Livestream celebration of the 125th anniversary of the historic Clark Refractor! The program runs from 9:30-10:15 pm PDT and includes: Lowell Historian Kevin Schindler will discuss ways the Clark dome has been rotated through the years, including on pontoons in a trough of saltwater! Lowell educators at the Clark Refractor will share live views of the star Beta Scorpii, the object that Dr. VM Slipher studied more than a century ago in proving the existence of interstellar gas. Lowell Astronomer Dr. Kyler Kuehn will join Schindler to discuss the relevance of Slipher’s discoveries to modern-day research, particularly Kuehn’s work with the Dark Energy Survey and the Southern Stellar Stream Spectroscopic Survey.
Dates: 
06/17/2021
12:30am EDT / 11:30pm CDT / 10:30pm MDT / 9:30pm PDT / 8:30pm AKDT
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Parkville Farmers' Market

The Parkville Farmers' Market is a friendly, grower verified market located at English Landing Park in Downtown Parkville, MO. You can support your local Missouri farmers and take home healthy assorted fruits and vegetables, meats, farm fresh eggs, local honey & honey by-products, jams and jellies, homemade baked breads & sweet treats, plants, cut flowers, herbs, and mushrooms! Come join us!
Dates: 
06/16/2021
06/19/2021
06/23/2021
Saturdays 7am - 12pm; Wednesdays 12pm - 4pm
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Location:

127 S Main St
Parkville, MO, 64152
United States

Phone:

+1 816-330-3279

Story Time with the National Postal Museum

Join educators from the National Postal Museum for live, interactive story time. Designed for children ages 3-6, but all are welcome! Mondays at 11:00 (EDT) National Postal Museum educators will read stories aloud and lead related activities in a Zoom meeting for children and their caregivers. Explore a range of postal-related topics and more!
Dates: 
06/21/2021
07/19/2021
07/26/2021
11am EDT / 10am CDT / 9am MDT / 8am PDT / 7am AKDT
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Juneteeth Celebration - STAND UP for Black Lives+ Prairie Village

Join us for a community celebration of Freedom Day, which commemorates abolition of slavery on June 19, 1865. Join the NAACP of Johnson County and STANDUP FOR BLACKLIVES+ Prairie Village at Franklin Park. Family Friendly event with live music, fish fry, vendors and youth poster contest.
Dates: 
06/19/2021
11am - 4pm
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Location:

Franklin Park Prairie Village
8706 Roe Ave
Prairie Village, KS, 66207
United States

First Annual Juneteenth Heritage Jubilee - Weston, MO

In this, Missouri’s Bicentennial year, join the celebration From Slavery to Freedom, Weston’s First Annual Juneteenth Heritage Jubilee, as we honor Weston’s Black residents through song, spoken word, poetry, folk art, storytelling and history revealed. Come for the fun, stay for the BBQ provided by the Weston Rotary Club, and visit Weston.
Dates: 
06/19/2021
10am - 12pm
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Location:

Weston City Park - MO
Spring St
Weston, MO, 64098
United States

JuneteenthKC 2021 Heritage Festival

Kansas City’s OFFICIAL celebration of African American pride and culture RETURNS TO THE 18th & VINE HISTORIC JAZZ DISTRICT SATURDAY, JUNE 19th! Join us as we celebrate our TEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY & reunite with the Greater Kansas City community.
Dates: 
06/19/2021
12pm - 9pm
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Location:

18th & Vine Historic Jazz District - KC
18th & Vine
Kansa City, MO, 64108
United States

Phone:

(816) 673-0004

Father’s Day with the Seymour Marine Discovery Center

Virtually celebrate Father’s Day with the Seymour Marine Discovery Center and learn more about seaside-dwelling dads. Exclusive videos, at-home activities, and crafts will be available for download beginning June 20. There is fun for everyone in the family!
Dates: 
06/20/2021
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Sunset Music Fest 2021 - KidsTLC

Cruise over to Town Center Plaza this June for live music the whole family will enjoy. Bands include a Grammy-nominated blues artist, a celebrated children’s singer/songwriter and some of Kansas City’s favorite cover bands.
Dates: 
06/17/2021
06/24/2021
6pm - 9pm
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Location:

Town Center Plaza - KS
5000 W 119th St
Leawood, KS, 66209
United States

Phone:

(913) 764-2887

June Bug Ball - Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead

Dress up as your favorite bug and help us celebrate the benefits of insects, spiders, and other garden friends. There will be assorted crafts, activities, and games to keep you buzzing while learning about the wonderful world of bugs.
Dates: 
06/24/2021
1pm - 4pm
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Location:

13800 Switzer Rd
Shawnee Mission, KS, 66221
United States

Phone:

913-897-2360

A Laurie Berkner Virtual Family Concert: On Father's Day! 12pm & 5pm Eastern

2 Shows: 12p & 5p ET! Join Laurie Berkner for an 80+min LIVE interactive, virtual performance for the whole family! Sing, dance, & play games through your device with Laurie as she performs fan favorites and songs from her new album, interacts with you through the screen, & brings in a few surprises - from her house to yours!
Dates: 
06/20/2021
12pm & 5pm ET
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Community Days Porch Parade - Lenexa, KS

Decorate your porch in a July 4 patriotic theme or Lenexa community spirit/pride theme by the deadline. Show off your creativity and community pride while bringing a smile to your neighbors and friends. As a registered entry, you will be added to our Porch Parade map. Entries will receive a free commemorative official entry yard sign, while supplies last.
Dates: 
07/02/2021
07/03/2021
07/04/2021
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Location:

Lenexa, KS
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Lenexa, KS, 66219
United States

Phone:

913.477.7131