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FEATURED EVENTS

Dates: 
08/18/2018
09/15/2018
10/20/2018

Location:

4420 Warwick Blvd.
Kansas City, MO, 64111
United States

Phone:

816.753.5784
Time: 
1:00–3:00 p.m.

Teen Studio Saturday at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

Grab your friends and join us at Kemper Museum for Teen Studio Saturday! All teens ages 13-18 are invited for a FREE drop-in artmaking session on the third Saturday of each month from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Explore modern and contemporary artwork, meet other talented teens, and experiment with different materials and a wide range of art forms such as visual art, slam poetry, fashion, and creative writing.
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Dates: 
09/03/2018

Location:

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

Phone:

816-454-4545
Time: 
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Military Days at Worlds of Fun

Worlds of Fun wants to thank the men and women who have served and who are currently serving in our country’s military.
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Dates: 
08/17/2018
08/18/2018
08/19/2018
Time: 
Friday 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Saturday 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Sunday 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location:

Downtown Parkville
100 Main St
Parkville, MO, 64152
United States

Phone:

816-599-4810

Parkville Days 2018

One of downtown Parkville’s biggest festivals, the annual Parkville Days offers great family entertainment and fun in historic downtown Parkville.
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Dates: 
08/18/2018
09/15/2018
10/20/2018

Location:

4420 Warwick Blvd.
Kansas City, MO, 64111
United States

Phone:

816.753.5784
Time: 
10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Scavenger Saturday at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

Hone your art detective skills and discover something new about contemporary art at Kemper Museum! Pick up a self-guided activity at the Scavenger Saturday table in the Atrium and follow the clues to take an “ART-astic” adventure. Finish the hunt and pick up a take-home, art-making activity kit. Scavenger Saturday activities change monthly and are inspired by artwork in the Museum’s current exhibitions. We'll see you there!
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Dates: 
09/08/2018
Time: 
6 to 8 pm.

Location:

Town Center Greenspace
Downtown, 10009 E. 62nd St.
Raytown, MO, 64133
United States

Phone:

(816) 737-6000

Raytown Live - Summer Family Concert Series

Raytown Live is a family-friendly concert on the Town Center Greenspace In Downtown (10009 E. 62nd St.) and each month we'll be presenting a different musical act from 6 to 8 pm.
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Dates: 
08/26/2018

Organization:

Shawnee, KS

Location:

15100 West 67th Street, Suite 202
Shawnee Mission, KS, 66217
United States

Phone:

913-631-6545
Time: 
7:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Tour de Shawnee

Help us celebrate 29 years of cycling fun on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at the Tour de Shawnee Bike Ride.
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Dates: 
08/18/2018

Location:

4701 East Gregory Boulevard
Kansas City, MO, 64132
United States

Phone:

(816) 513-8960
Time: 
10:00am - 2:00pm

What's out at Night

Owls and frogs and bugs and plants!
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Dates: 
08/25/2018
Time: 
12 PM - 7 PM

Location:

Kenagy Park
7834 Raytown Rd
Raytown, MO, 64138
United States

Phone:

(816) 737-6000

Raytown Arts & Music Festival

KC Metro area artists, artisans, and musicians will be showing their skills at the Arts & Music festival.
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Dates: 
09/21/2018
10/08/2018
10/19/2018

Location:

315 South 3rd Street
Manhattan, KS, 66502
United States

Phone:

785-587-2726
Time: 
Full Day, 7:30 AM-5:30 PM Half Day, 7:30 AM-12:15 PM

Fall 2018 Adventure Camps at Flint Hills Discovery Center

During the school year, Adventure Camps are offered at both the Flint Hills Discovery Center and Sunset Zoo. The grade of the child participating determines the camp location.
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Dates: 
10/28/2018
Time: 
7:30 AM

Location:

MCC-Longview Cultural Arts Center
500 SW Longview Road
Lee’s Summit, MO, 64081
United States

Phone:

816-524-7733

Spooky Sprint

Join us on Sunday, October 28th for the annual Spooky Sprint Half Marathon, 5k and 10k. Known formerly as the Halloween Hustle the Spooky Sprint is a Halloween themed run that is perfect for the whole family. The fun includes a costume contest, free kids dash, great post race food, and plenty of fun activities and vendors! You are not going to want to miss this one.
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Dates: 
08/25/2018

Location:

4109 NE Pleasant Valley Rd.
Gladstone, MO, 64119
United States

Phone:

816-423-4107
Time: 
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Restoration Run at Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum

Join us for the first annual Restoration Run benefiting Synergy Services & the Atkins-Johnson Museum! Runners will enjoy a beautiful route along the farm property and White Chapel Cemetery. Walkers will get to take in the scenery of the Farm. Kids 12 and under are FREE!
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Dates: 
08/15/2018

Organization:

Johnson County Museum

Location:

Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center 8788 Metcalf Avenue
Overland Park, KS, 66212
United States

Phone:

913-826-2787
Time: 
10 AM - 11 AM

JoHo Storyteller at Johnson County Museum

UNDER THE SEA - Take an end of the summer splash in this underwater adventure with stories of starfish, octopus, shark, and whale. Local storyteller JoHo dramatically engages with entertaining and educational stories involving nature, history, culture, and art. Pre-register or purchase tickets at the door on the day of event.
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Dates: 
08/24/2018

Location:

315 South 3rd Street
Manhattan, KS, 66502
United States

Phone:

785-587-2726
Time: 
7 PM - 10 PM

Retro Gaming Night at Flint Hills Discovery Center

Time to find your Atari joystick and blow the dust out of those old cartridges, because it’s Retro Gaming Night at the Flint Hills Discovery Center! Take a trip back in gaming history with playable systems from Atari through Nintendo 64.
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Dates: 
08/17/2018

Location:

315 South 3rd Street
Manhattan, KS, 66502
United States

Phone:

785-587-2726
Time: 
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Astronomy Viewing Nights at Flint Hills Discovery Center

We welcome K-State Professor Chris Sorensen who will lead us in viewing the moon, planets, and stars through 8" reflecting and 4" refracting telescopes. Guests are welcome to bring their own telescopes.
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Dates: 
08/18/2018

Location:

3403 W 53rd St
Shawnee Mission, KS, 66205-2654
United States

Phone:

913-262-0867
Time: 
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Music & Movement at Shawnee Indian Mission

Join us for another series of music and movement with your little ones at the Mission. Katie Petrucci of Echo Music Studio will be teaching throughout the fall! Echo Music classes offer songs and activities that have been passed down through generations!
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Dates: 
08/25/2018
08/26/2018

Organization:

KC Wine Co.

Location:

13875 S. Gardner Road
Olathe, KS, 66061
United States

Phone:

913.484.6251
Time: 
12 PM - 6 PM

Sunflower Fest in Olathe

KC’s Own Sunflower Field ONLY 2 Miles outside of Olathe!
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Dates: 
08/18/2018
Time: 
9 AM - 10 AM

Location:

Hy-Vee Shawnee, KS
13550 W 63rd St
Shawnee, MO, 66216
United States

Phone:

913-631-6545

HyVee's Kids in the Kitchen

Shawnee Parks & Recreation has teamed up with Shawnee HyVee! Grab your kiddos and learn to make snacks and treats with Shawnee HyVee's Registered Dietician! Join us for hands-on instruction, kid-friendly, peanut-free cooking!
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Dates: 
08/18/2018

Location:

3218 Gladstone Blvd
Kansas City, MO, 64123
United States

Phone:

(816) 513-0726
Time: 
3:30pm-5:00pm

Drag Queen Storytime, for Kids!

The Kansas City Museum is very excited to join The Pearl to present Drag Queen Storytime, an event designed to encourage early literacy and challenge gender stereotypes featuring Ron Megee!
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Dates: 
08/26/2018
Time: 
10 am - 6 pm

Location:

Overland Park Convention Center
6000 College Blvd
Overland Park, KS, 66211
United States

India Fest 2018

Come Discover India at India Fest 2018!
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Dates: 
08/18/2018

Location:

4420 Warwick Blvd.
Kansas City, MO, 64111
United States

Phone:

816.753.5784
Time: 
6:00–10:30 p.m.

Kemper Museum Annual Block Party

Kemper Museum’s fourth annual block party features music, food trucks, exhibition tours, family activities, a Museum Shop trunk show, and an outdoor movie to close the evening. Celebrate the debut of the Museum’s newest year-long installation by artist Paul Henry Ramirez.
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Dates: 
08/25/2018
Time: 
10 to 11 a.m.

Location:

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

Phone:

913.477.7139

Tiny Tots Triathlon

Your child (ages 3-6)will get to bike, run and go down an inflatable slide on their way to the finish line, where everyone receives a medal. Your assistance is required, as your child will ride their bike 1,200 feet, go through a kiddie car wash, run 600 feet and go down a water slide (but no swimming).
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Dates: 
08/18/2018
08/19/2018

Organization:

Kansas City Zoo

Location:

6800 Zoo Dr
Kansas City, MO, 64132
United States

Phone:

816-595-1234
Time: 
9 AM - 4 PM

Melon Summer Smash at Kansas City Zoo

On August 18 & 19 our animals will get a special, summertime treat- melons! Watch as they smash, stomp and slurp delicious fruit at scheduled times throughout the day. It’s sure to be a smashing good time!
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Dates: 
08/21/2018
09/18/2018
10/16/2018

Location:

4420 Warwick Blvd.
Kansas City, MO, 64111
United States

Phone:

816.753.5784
Time: 
10:30-11:30 a.m.

TOTs on Tuesday at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

Sing songs, read books, explore art, and make your own art with a Kemper Museum educator and Kansas City librarian. Featuring a different work of art each month!
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