We all know there’s plenty to do in Kansas City when the weather’s nice, but sometimes the winter months seem to drag on and on. There’s actually a lot more to do here in the winter than you may realize, and much of it is free and/or cheap. This is true for both kids and […]
This deal from Groupon will get you a discount of one-third off admission to the American Jazz Museum. Click here for the discount. I don’t have an expiration date on this one, so when the link stops working, the deal’s over.
The Harley-Davidson Vehicle and Powertrain Operations plant in Kansas City, Mo., offers free tours most weekdays. Children under 12 are welcome in the tour center but are not allowed on the factory tour, and those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. The hour-long tour starts with an introductory video of how motorcycles are […]
The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art has a number of regular free programs for adults and for families. Family programs On the third Saturday of every month, the museum holds a Scavenger Saturday for families. Admission is free. During the event, which runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., children with adults can pick up a self-guided activity […]
You don’t have to go as far as you might think to try skiing and snowboarding. Snow Creek in Weston offers skiing, snowboarding and tubing during the winter, even if they have to make their own snow. Here are the current specials: Military: Active military get in for $5 and their dependents are 50% off. […]
Want to learn about how U.S. money is made? The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Money Museum is free to visit every day, with exhibits, a self-guided tour and more exhibits every day for those who want to learn more about the U.S. currency. Visitors can explore the exhibits using audio and iPad self-guided […]
The Johnson County Museum will present a free We Love You Kansas! History Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016, at the Antioch branch of the Johnson County Library, located at 8700 Shawnee Mission Parkway in Merriam. This event will include performances, activities, and information booths from local museums and history […]
On the first Tuesday and Wednesday of every month, the LEGO store at Oak Park Mall holds a free mini model build for kids ages 6-14 (while supplies last). Each month, the kids will build a cool mini model, and take it home – for free. To participate, your child must be a LEGO VIP member, and you […]
On most Saturdays, Lakeshore Learning at at 5670 Antioch Road in Merriam, Kansas, has free craft activities for kids ages 3 and up. This event runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There’s no reservation necessary. Lakeshore Learning is at Merriam Town Center, 5670 Antioch Road, Merriam, KS 66202.
Looking for some activities for the kids? Or perhaps you’d like to improve your own skills. Michaels has free craft classes for kids and adults, as well as some that are free with purchase. A new schedule is posted each month here. Michaels has locations in Kansas City, Overland Park, Shawnee and Lee’s Summit. Be sure […]