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Indoor Playground @ SPJCC!

Sylvester Powell Jr. Community Center

Nov 27, 2015 - Mar 11, 2016 @ 09:30 AM

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

2015-2016 Open Dates: OCT. 20, 2015 - MAR. 11, 2016TUESDAY - FRIDAY: 9:30AM -11:30AM*No Program: 11/26 &11/27; 12/24 &12/25; 1/1 Kids 6 months & under, along with PARENTS are FREE! A safe, clean indoor play area for kids 6 years & under. We offer developmental toys, balls, inflatables and a number of other toys - this is one program you won’t want to miss!!! Parents must supervise...

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Messengers of Goodwill

The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures

Nov 27, 2015 - Jan 3, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Discover the story of how dolls were used to mend diplomatic relations. Step into 1920s Japan and America to view five of the three-foot-tall friendship doll ambassadors reunited for the first time since 1927.

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PAINT GLAZE & FIRE Santa Hand Print Ornaments

Paint Glaze & Fire Ceramics & Coffee House

Nov 27, 2015 - Nov 29, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Let us help you create this special Clay Hand Print Impression Santa Ornament!   Call 913.661.2529 for your reservation today.  We'll capture the hand impression and do the rest for you. Turn around time 2 - 3 weeks.  $22.00 each (up to 6") through Saturday, November 21. November 22 - November 29 - $28.00 each.  Not offered in December. DON'T DELAY - CALL TODAY FOR A RESERVATION!

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Santa’s Arrival at Crown Center

Crown Center Shops

Nov 27, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Santa Claus arrives in a horse-drawn carriage to kick off the holiday season. Perry the Penguin, Tip from Crayola and other costume characters help greet Jolly Ol’ St. Nick. Join Santa as he makes his way to Santa’s Gingerbread Station, where he resides through December 24. FREE admission. 10 a.m. 816-274-8444.

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The Fine Art of Jazz Exhibit

Lansing Historical Museum

Nov 27, 2015 - Jan 7, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

The Lansing Historical Museum is the place for jazz this Fall and Winter as the “Fine Art of Jazz” exhibit opens on Tues., Nov. 10. The exhibit will showcase the names and faces synonymous with the Kansas City tradition of American Jazz. The exhibit is free and open to the public and can be viewed Tuesdays – Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Private...

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Flint Hills Masters

Flint Hills Discovery Center

Nov 27, 2015 - Jan 17, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Latest exhibition at the Flint Hills Discovery Center opens to the public. Flint Hills Masters is a collection of paintings and sculptures interpreting a sense of place and a love for the regional landscape of the Flint Hills by more than 50 premier artists from around the world.  On exhibition through Sunday, January 17

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To Do This Week: Family Fun in Kansas City

Santa's Arrival at Crown Center

Nov. 27: Santa Claus arrives in a horse-drawn carriage to kick off the holiday season. Perry the Penguin, Tip from Crayola and other costume characters help greet Jolly Ol’ St. Nick.

Mayor's Tree Lighting: Crown Center

Nov. 27: The 100-foot-tall Mayor’s Christmas Tree, one of the nation’s tallest, is the centerpiece for an illuminating holiday celebration.

Santa Dives with Penguins

Weekends Nov. 27 – Dec. 20 (Fri, Nov. 27 and Sat & Sun thereafter): What's red and swimming with the penguins at Helzberg Penguin Plaza? Santa! Get a one-of-a-kind photo of Santa as penguins torpedo around him.

Victorian Christmas at National Museum of Toys and Miniatures

Nov. 27: Cure your turkey coma with a day of family fun! Get into the holiday swing of things with a Victorian-themed family-friendly activity.

Black Friday Shopping at Legends Outlets

Nov. 26 & 27: Immediately following Thanksgiving night, Legends Outlets will ring of holiday cheer and giveaways as it prepares to open for 21 consecutive hours of Black Fridayshopping and savings at its more than 70 designer outlet and retail destinations.

86th Annual Plaza Lighting Ceremony

Nov. 26: The Annual KCP&L Plaza Lighting Ceremony brings families together to celebrate the holiday season in the Heart of Kansas City.

Christmas in the Sky

Nov. 25: This magical evening showcases holiday entertainment and an amazing fireworks display, synchronized to your favorite holiday music, and simulcast on 99.7 The Point.

Parkville Winter Wonderland

thru Dec. 28: Main Street and English Landing Center are decorated with lights, displays and Santa is in his house Thursday – Sunday, 6 – 9 pm to hear children’s wishes.

A Christmas Carol

Nov. 20 - Dec. 24: Kansas City’s favorite holiday tradition is back for its 35th season, and the magnificent new Spencer Theatre promises an experience that’s more magical than ever.

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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