Kansas City Calendar

Rhyming to Reading

Feb 11, 2016 - Apr 29, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Attention Families, Friends and Caregivers of Children 4 to 6 Years of Age! Children’s Mercy Hearing and Speech Department is offering its research based pre-reading program: Rhyming to Reading. Rhyming to Reading teaches children early reading skills such as rhyming, sentence awareness, the sounds letters make and how to sound out words. Children are taught through the use of their...

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The ASF’s 13th Valentine’s Day Card Drive

American Stroke Foundation

Feb 11, 2016 - Feb 29, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

The ASF’s mission is to let home bound & homeless seniors know that someone is thinking about them on Valentine’s Day. The cards ASF receives will be delivered by ASF volunteers to Kansas and Missouri Meals-on-Wheels kitchens, nursing homes, assisted living complexes, senior centers, soup kitchens, and homeless shelters.   ASF is going national with this year's drive by asking you to...

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Tax Help for Seniors (Free from AARP)

North Oak Branch - MCPL

Feb 11, 2016 - Apr 14, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Thursday.

AARP Tax-Aide representatives will be at the Library to assist seniors with moderate to low incomes with tax questions and tax return preparation. No farm returns or rental properties, please. The tax preparation season is February 1 - April 15. Time listed indicates starting time. Please contact branch for further information. (For adults) Registration is limited; call the branch...

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Tax Help for Seniors

Mid-Continent Library North Oak Branch

Feb 11, 2016 - Apr 14, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Thursday.

AARP Tax-Aide representatives will be at the Library to assist seniors with moderate to low incomes with tax questions and tax return preparation. No farm returns or rental properties, please. The tax preparation season is February 1 - April 15. Time listed indicates starting time. Please contact branch for further information.Registration is limited; call the branch for details.

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Overland Park MOPS

Overland Park Assembly of God

Feb 11, 2016 - May 12, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

This event occurs monthly, on the second and fourth Thursday of January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December.

Overland Park MOPS meets the 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month, September 2015 - May 2016. 9:00am - 11:30am at Overland Park Assembly of God (7700 w 75th Street, Overland Park, KS 66204) MOPS gatherings offer childcare so mom can enjoy a potluck brunch, uninterrupted adult conversation with other moms of preschoolers, a time of encouragement, inspiration, and education, as well as extra...

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Toddler Time: Blue Springs

Blue Springs Fieldhouse

Feb 11, 2016 - Mar 31, 2016 @ 9:30 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Thursday.

Parents and caregivers can bring their children to play inside on mats, slides, scooters and more! We will set up the equipment and you and your child will have the fun! Parent/caregiver must stay with the child. Discount punch passes also available. Children ages 6 months to 4 years.

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And Justice For Some: The Freedom Trial of Anthony Burns [1858]

The Coterie Theatre

Feb 11, 2016 - Feb 19, 2016 @ 09:45 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

See a true story with an interactive twist. Anthony Burns escaped slavery. Despite a fierce defense at trial, he was returned to his Southern master. You participate as the 1858 Massachusetts State Senate and decide if the judge had other options. Should human rights outweigh the law? This powerful case helped create the party that propelled Lincoln to the White House. A co--production with...

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Exhibition opening: How People Make Things

Flint Hills Discovery Center

Feb 11, 2016 - May 1, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

How People Make Things tells the story of how everyday items are manufactured and brings to life the people, ideas and technology that transforms raw materials into finished products.  This exhibit will run from January 30, 2016 – May 1, 2016.   Adult (18 and older): $9 Military, Educator, Senior (65+), & Students: $7 Youth (2-17): $4 Under two are free

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JUNIE B. JONES, THE MUSICAL

H&R Block City Stage

Feb 11, 2016 - Mar 18, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Junie B. Jones, The Musical (February 9, 2016-March 19, 2016) This production is an adaptation by Marcy Heisler, of four of Barbara Park’s Junie B. Jones books, with music by Zina Goldrich. Sassy Junie B., who writes everything down in her “Top-Secret Personal Beeswax Journal” records her exploits: meeting her new teacher Mr. Scary; making new friends with José and Herb (but not that...

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HAIRSPRAY JR.

Bell Cultural Events Center, MNU

Feb 11, 2016 - Feb 14, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

The 1950's are out and change is in the air! Hairspray Jr is the family-friendly musical piled bouffant-high with laughter, romance, and deliriously tuneful songs. It's 1962, and spunky plus-size teen Tracy Turnblad has one big dream: to dance on the popular Corny Collins Show.  When she finally gets her shot, she's transformed from social outcast to sudden star. In...

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To Do This Week: Family Fun in Kansas City

FREE Animal Tales & Trails

thru May 1 at Crown Center: Enter an interactive habitat where children learn about the most interesting creatures. Join the polar bear in his cave and help him icefish, slide down the penguin iceberg slide, jump with the kangaroo on a small trampoline, and much more.

And Justice for Some: The Freedom Trial of Anthony Burns [1858]

thru Feb 21: See a true story with an interactive twist at The Coterie. Anthony Burns escaped slavery. Despite a fierce defense at trial, he was returned to his Southern master. You participate as the 1858 Massachusetts State Senate and decide if the judge had other options.

The Diary of Anne Frank

Jan. 29 - Feb. 21: In this gripping Tony Award-nominated adaptation by Wendy Kesselman from the original stage play, newly discovered writings from the diary of Anne Frank and actual survivor accounts are interwoven to tell the chilling story of the lives of people persecuted under Nazi rule, presented by KC Rep.

Pedal to the Metal

Exhibit at the National Museum of Toys and Miniatures: Experience America’s obsession with four-wheeled vehicles big and small in an exploration of the history, design, and production of pedaled playthings.

Crown Center Ice Terrace

Regular admission is $6, or free for adults over age 60 and children age 4 and under. Skate rental is $3, or skaters may bring their own. Two-for-One Tuesdays! After 5 p.m., pay one full price admission and receive a second for FREE. (Skate rental not included.)
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