This Wednesday through Saturday, October 2-5, 2013, select Walmart stores will be hosting free NASCAR fan events. The events will include a chance to see racing show cars, racing simulators, and discounts on NASCAR merchandise. Here are the details. Wednesday, October 2: Walmart Store 234, 8301 N. Church Road, Kansas City, Misouri (10:00 a.m. to 4:00 […]
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Crown Center is opening a new Curious George: Let’s Get Curious exhibit for kids this Saturday, May 25, 2013. It’s located in the Crown Center Shops, Level 1 Showplace. Admission is free. The exhibit is based on the familiar characters in H.A. and Margret Rey’s classic stories and inspired by the animated television series on PBS KIDS. Kids will be able […]
This Saturday, May 11, 2013, Union Station in Kansas City is holding a National Train Day event. Admission is free. This event, which runs from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., includes tours of Amtrak railcars, a Kids Depot with train-themed kids’ activities, family activities, train-themed displays, and more. Union Station is located at 30 W Pershing Road.
Nerd Nite Kansas City will take place on Wednesday, February 20, 2013, at Minibar. Admission is free. Nerd Nite is a monthy “informal gathering at which nerds get together for nerdery of all sorts (well, mostly presentations and …drinking). Nerds and non-nerds alike gather to meet, drink and learn something new.” The party starts at […]
This Saturday, February 2, 2013, the Roger T. Sermon Community Center is hosting a PowerPalooza Indoor Carnival. Admission is free, although you’ll have to buy tickets for the activities. Tickets are 25 cents each; you’ll need one or two tickets for most activities. This event, which runs from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., includes inflatables, […]
This Friday and Saturday, September 7-8, 2012, Wonderscope Children’s Museum is hosting a Sand in the City Sand Sculpting Contest in their parking lot. The outdoor event is free; museum admission is $6 for ages 3 and up; $4 for ages 1-2. On Friday, more than 90 tons of sand will transform a portion of […]
The City of Eudora is holding its 111th annual CPA picnic this Friday and Saturday, July 27-28, 2012, at CPA Park (9th and Main) in Eudora, Kansas. Admission is free. This event, which runs from 6:00 p.m. to midnight both days, includes a carnival ($), live music, a parade (7:00 p.m. both nights), games, contests, and concessions.
This Saturday, July 21, 2012, the German American Citizens Association (GACA) is hosting a Bierfest at the Turner-German American Hall. Admission is free. I’m assuming the beer is not. This event, which runs from 6:00 to 11:00 p.m., includes beer sampling, live music, ethnic entertainment, and German food. The Turner-German American Hall is located at 512 […]
The Bob Kramer Marionettes of St. Louis will be holding a couple of puppet shows this Saturday, July 21, 2012, at Crown Center. Admission is free. Shows are at noon and 2:00 p.m. in the Level 1 Atrium. For more information, call 816-274-8444. Crown Center is located at 2450 Grand Boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri.
Every Fridy and Saturday night through July 28, 2012, the YMCA is hosting Night Courts: a Free Summer Basketball and Enrichment Program for teens ages 13-19. This event, which runs from 8:00 p.m. to midnight, includes basketball, and an opportunity to learn about graphic design, music media, Web site development, marketing, and songwriting and production. Locations include: […]