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FEATURED EVENTS

Safe Sitter (ages 11-14) - Tonganoxie Recreation Commission

Learn safety skills for young teens that are beginning to stay home alone or are interested in babysitting. Childcare, life saving and business skills are covered. Space is limited.
Dates: 
05/01/2021
8:30am - 3pm
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Location:

521 E. 4th Street;
Tonganoxie, KS, 66086
United States

Phone:

913.845.3502

Autism Society-The Heartland 5K/1K Fun Run (4th Annual)

Looking for a fun way to give back with your family? Join Autism Society - The Heartland for our 4th annual 5K/1K Fun Run May 1, 2021 by attending in-person or virtually! This event gives participants the opportunity to run or walk a 5k or 1k course at Worlds of Fun, or your own path. In-person runners will take their mark as they proceed through and around Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun, giving participants exclusive access and viewpoints of the park and their favorite attractions. This Kansas City 5K begins the first heat at 8:00 a.m. followed by the 1K at 8:15 a.m. The park will not be open to the public yet on May 1, and will open May 22.
Dates: 
05/01/2021
7:00am - 11:45am
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Location:

4545 Worlds of Fun Ave
Kansas City, MO, 64161
United States

Phone:

816-454-4545

Streaming | Lyrids Meteor Shower 2021 - April 21 at 9pm Pacific from Lowell Observatory

Every year in late April, the Earth passes through the debris left by Comet Thatcher, and this creates the Lyrid meteor shower. Join Lowell Observatory at 9 pm AZ/PT on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, for a live stream of the Lyrids, hosted by Research Assistant Megan Gialluca. We’ll use the All-Sky Camera at the Lowell Discovery Telescope to hunt for meteors together. After that, you’ll be ready to find more on your own, when the Lyrid meteor shower peaks in the hours before dawn.
Dates: 
04/21/2021
a few minutes before midnight EDT / 11pm CDT / 10pm MDT / 9pm PDT / 8pm AKDT
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Cinema Under The Stars: KC Earth Day Celebration!

Premier Integrative Health, After the Harvest and Compost Collective KC are collaborating for a one-of-a-kind Earth Day Celebration!!! We invite you to honor this beautiful planet we all share by joining us for an outdoor screening of WASTED! The Story Of Food Waste produced by Anthony Bourdain. This entertaining & educational documentary exposes the criminality of food waste and how it’s directly contributing to climate change, food scarcity, and the degradation of our soils. WASTED! demonstrates how each of us can make small changes – all of them delicious – to solve one of the greatest problems of the 21st Century.
Dates: 
04/22/2021
7pm
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Location:

Jacob L. Loose Park - KC
5200 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO, 64112
United States

Phone:

(816) 921-1903

KC Game Watch

Join us at KC Live! as we cheer on our hometown boys in blue on Friday, April 23rd, 2021, at 6 PM. First pitch at 6:10. Admission is free. Families welcome. Picnic tables are spread throughout the KC Live! Block for seating. Tables available on a first-come, first-served basis. Enjoy contactless ordering from both McFadden's and Guy's Dive. KC Live! restaurants open include Johnny's Tavern, County Road Ice House, The Dubliner, Guy's Dive and McFadden's. Your Kansas City Boys in Blue are back in action!
Dates: 
04/23/2021
6pm
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Location:

1330 Grand Blvd
Kansas City, MO, 64106
United States

Phone:

(816) 842-1045

Mahaffie Activities for Today's Students (ages 5-17)

Experience a field trip each Wed. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. from Apr. 7 to May 26! Each experience has a FREE corresponding Nearpod lesson for any educator to adapt to their audience. It is released the Mon. before the field trip experience. Lessons are based on an inquiry question designed with Kansas education standards. This open house format allows you and your group to attend each activity at your own pace. The activities are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. but your visit will take approximately 60 to 90 minutes. You are welcome to arrive at your own time to accommodate your schedule.
Dates: 
04/21/2021
04/28/2021
05/05/2021
10am - 2pm
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Location:

1200 E. Kansas City Road
Olathe, KS, 66061
United States

Phone:

913-971-5111

Opening Day! - Parkville Farmers' Market

Join us on Saturday, April 24th for the opening day of the 2021 market season! 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!
Dates: 
04/24/2021
8am - 1pm
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Location:

127 S Main St
Parkville, MO, 64152
United States

Phone:

+1 816-330-3279

Free Entrance Days in the National Parks!

Come experience the national parks! On five days in 2021, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. Mark your calendar for these entrance fee–free dates in 2021: ***PLEASE CHECK DIRECTLY WITH THE PARK BEFORE HEADING OUT!! Following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state and local public health authorities, park operations continue to adapt to changing conditions while maintaining public access, particularly outdoor spaces. Though the park buildings you know and love may be closed, outdoor spaces remain a place to explore and have fun with the whole family.
Dates: 
04/17/2021
08/04/2021
08/25/2021
See website for details.
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Organization:

National Park Service

Location:

1849 C St NW
Washington, DC, 20240
United States

Phone:

202-208-6843

Get Outdoors! - Blue Springs Parks & Recreation

Join Blue Springs Parks and Recreation, Burr Oak Woods Nature Center with the Missouri Department of Conservation and Jackson County Parks + Recreation for an outdoor family event like no other! This FREE event is open to all ages. Take part in outdoor education, fishing, yoga, archery, kayaking, and more!
Dates: 
04/24/2021
10am - 3pm
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Location:

Lake Remembrance - MO
NE Jefferson St
Blue Springs, MO, 64014
United States

Phone:

816-228-0110

Friday Storytime & Craft - Friday Storytime & Craft

Join us every Friday for a fun Story & Craft, included in Open Play! Register for the 10:30-12:30 time slot to reserve your spot!
Dates: 
04/23/2021
04/30/2021
05/07/2021
10:30am - 12:30pm
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Location:

659 SW 2nd Street
Lee’s Summit, MO, 64063
United States

Phone:

(816) 287-0621

Earth Day: Stormwater Sunday - StoneLion Puppet Theatre

Free Family Fun! Join StoneLion for a free socially distanced celebration for our planet and clean water. The Little Red Hen’s Garden will perform on our outdoor stage. Art projects, games and a tour of the garden all come together with support from KC Water. Reservations required. Limited seating under one of our picnic umbrellas for a group of up to six. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs. Picnics welcome.
Dates: 
04/18/2021
2:00pm - 4:30pm
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Location:

2025 Tracy Ave
Kansas City, MO, 64108
United States

Phone:

(816) 221-5351

Earth Day Initiatives - Royale Cohesive Network

We’re excited about Earth Day and all of the 2021 “Healthy Lifestyle” initiatives ahead! In honor of Earth Day, Royale Cohesive Network has created a 3 days filled with initiatives that encourages the community to participate in one or all of the following program days.
Dates: 
04/22/2021
04/23/2021
04/24/2021
Time varies by day/event
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Location:

Vine St - KC
Vine St
Kansas City, MO, 64108
United States

Babies & Brunch (2 years and under) - MY Play Café

Do you have a little one UNDER 2 years old? Bring them to play with other kiddos their age and connect with other families over fresh-brewed Messenger Coffee, bagels, fruit, orange juice, and more! Just $6 per adult and $6 per child (aged 6 months and up- babies younger are free!) includes play admission from 10:00am-12:00pm, breakfast, & unlimited coffee or tea.
Dates: 
04/18/2021
10am - 12pm
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Location:

659 SW 2nd Street
Lee’s Summit, MO, 64063
United States

Phone:

(816) 287-0621

Mom + Me Yoga at Quivira Glenn Park

Celebrate Mother’s Day with your favorite mom on Saturday, May 8th! Join us at Quivira Glenn Park for a morning of Yoga! Our first session at 9:00am will be for babies who are not yet crawling. Moms will include their children in their movements. The second session at 10:15am will include children ages 5 and over. Moms and children will participate together. Cost includes one mother and child. Each additional child is $5. Call (913) 631-5200 or visit us online to register!
Dates: 
05/08/2021
9:00am - 11:15am
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Location:

Quivira Glenn Park
13630 W 51st St
Shawnee, KS, 66216
United States

Phone:

913-631-6545

Lenexa Farmers' Market

Fresh vegetables, fruit, meat, eggs, baked goods, flowers, body care products and more! The Lenexa Farmers Market sells only products that are locally grown, raised or made within 250 miles or throughout Kansas. Each Saturday and Tuesday during the Market season, you can expect a great selection of products from vendors who care about providing you the very best.
Dates: 
04/24/2021
05/01/2021
05/08/2021
Saturdays 8am-12pm; Tuesdays 9am-1pm. First hour RESERVED for at-risk shoppers!
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Organization:

Lenexa Farmers Market

Location:

17101 W. 87th St. Pkwy
Lenexa, MO, 66215
United States

Phone:

913-477-7500

Dinosaur Drive-Thru in Kansas City!

Our dinosaurs are NOT statues. Our exhibit features 60 thrilling, museum quality, life-sized and animatronic dinosaurs that come alive with their life-like movements and roars. Your entire drive-thru adventure is guided by a very entertaining audio tour that informs you about the interesting and fun facts of every dinosaur that you see. There is even an interactive trivia game, that each vehicle plays throughout the tour, with a free scorecard and a free certificate to the winner at the end of the show!
Dates: 
04/17/2021
04/18/2021
04/21/2021
Time varies by date selected
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Location:

Worlds of Fun - KC
4545 Worlds of Fun Ave.
Kansas City, MO, 64161
United States

Phone:

815-450-3466