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Campgrounds Open

Blue Springs Campground - Fleming Park, Jacomo Cam

May 3, 2015 - Oct 31, 2015 @ 8:00 AM

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

Jackson County offers three pristine campgrounds, each offering a unique and different camping experience, just minutes from the heart of Kansas City.  Advance reservations are recommended. The Longview Campground is open through September 30. The Blue Springs and Jacomo Campgrounds remain open through October 31.

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Farmers Market

City Market

May 3, 2015 - May 31, 2015 @ 8:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday.

Open daily and featuring an eclectic mix of dining, shopping, entertainment and attractions in a unique open-air setting, the City Market offers visitors a variety of fresh produce, meat, specialty groceries, flowers and gift items from nearby farms and around the world. Steeped in over 150 years of tradition, the City Market offers shoppers the region's largest farmers' market and the...

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Container Gardening Exhibit

Overland Park Arboretum

May 3, 2015 - May 23, 2015 @ 8:00 AM

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

"Displays from garden organizations and volunteers will inspire and motivate you to build creative container plantings for your own patio, window boxes, entryway and back yard.  Exhibition entries are welcomed; email katharine.garrison@opkansas.org if you are interested in submitting your idea.

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Run for LITTLE Hearts

Unity Village

May 3, 2015 @ 8:00 AM

10K/5K/Awareness Walk and Kids Dash to raise awareness for babies born with heart defects! Royals mascot Sluggerrr will be there cheering on the walkers and runners. Enjoy Dickeys BBQ after the race, face painting and more!

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Community Yard Sale

City Market

May 3, 2015 - May 31, 2015 @ 8:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday.

The City Market hosts the only Community Yard Sale in the downtown area, every Sunday year-round (weather permitting). If you have antiques, collectibles or gently used items to sell, consider participating in this popular, weekly event. Come shop the great selection and economical prices from up to 60 vendors in one stop!

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Special Swim

Matt Ross Community Center

May 3, 2015 - Dec 6, 2015 @ 9:00 AM

This event occurs monthly, on the first Sunday of January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December.

Meet and join other families and people with disabilities in a special swim session in a quiet and semi-private environment. Enjoy all pools before the community center opens to the general public (excludes the therapy pool). Lifeguards are on duty. Admission:  Free

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Exhibition opens: Wild Weather

Flint Hills Discovery Center

May 3, 2015 - May 13, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Explore science concepts such as evaporation, condensation, heat, tornadoes and so much more in an unforgettable way! This exhibition is the perfect supplement for students grades 4-8 studying the science of weather. More details can be found at www.flinthillsdiscovery.org. 

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Spring Living History Weekends

Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm

May 3, 2015 - May 30, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Saturday and Sunday.

Enjoy spring farming activities, stagecoach rides, blacksmith and cooking demonstrations and exhibits in the Heritage Center.  (Closed Easter Sunday.)

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Midwest Wild Weather Exhibition!

Flint Hills Discovery Center

May 3, 2015 - May 17, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

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

Explore science concepts such as evaporation, condensation, heart, tornadoes, and so much more in an unforgettable way! This exhibit is the perfect supplement for students’ grades 4-8 studying the science of weather. Exhibit runs March 28th – May 17th 2015. Visit www.flinthillsdiscovery.org for more information.Hours of operation: Monday-Wednesday, Friday & Saturday: 10am-5pm Thursday:...

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To Do This Week: Family Fun in Kansas City

Meet Olaf!

May 4: Join KC Parent at the Kansas Travel and Tourism Fair at Museum at Prairiefire on Monday, May 4 from 10:00-2:00. At the KC Parent booth you’ll have the chance to get your photo taken with Olaf.

Star Wars Party at Paradise Park

May 2: Come and experience the adventure throughout the park with the characters from Star Wars including our very own storm troopers and even Darth Vader!

LEGO® Star Wars™ Days

May 2- 4: Star Wars™ fans - bring your family to LEGOLAND Discovery Center! Enjoy an intergalactic time!

Nature Connects 2: LEGO Exhibit at Powell Gardens

May 2 - Sept 7: Inspired by nature and built from more than 300,000 LEGO® bricks, this special exhibit features 25 amazing sculptures set in 12 scenes that represent the complex and amazing network that interconnects all living things on Earth.

May Day at Lanesfield Historic Site

May 2: Dance around the Maypole, enjoy live music, make a May Basket and May Day Crowns and enjoy free refreshments.

Sheep Shearing Day

May 2: Missouri Town 1855 hosts this annual festival for the entire family.

Brookside Art Annual

May 1 - 3: Located on 63rd & Brookside, between Main St. & Wornall, enjoy the festive atmosphere, hospitality, children's activities, and light music.

If You Give a Cat a Cupcake

thru May 15: When Theatre for Young America presents If You Give a Cat a Cupcake, it poses the question, “Why would anyone give a cat a cupcake?” Well, if you are a bored little girl named Laura, and your older brother appropriately warned you not to, you just might be determined enough to go ahead and give a cat a cupcake to see what happens. And a lot does happen.

Spring Living History Weekends

Sat & Sun: Enjoy spring farming activities, stagecoach rides, blacksmith and cooking demonstrations and exhibits in the Heritage Center.

Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead

The Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead is now open for the season.

An Evening with Chef Franco Cupini

Register for May 12: An Evening with chef/owner Franco Cupini and White Tail Run Winery.

The Cat in the Hat at The Coterie

thru May 17: “It is fun to have fun, but you have to know how!” says the Cat in the tall red and white hat. Featuring Sally and her brother, their pet Fish, Thing 1 and Thing 2, and all of the favorite moments from the classic Dr. Seuss tale.

Fairy Tale Village at Crown Center

Children's tales come to life as you walk into a world of make-believe to interact with characters from favorite stories and rhymes in this FREE exhibit.
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