Kansas City Calendar

A Space of Our Own: Dollhouses of the 20th Century

The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures

May 23, 2019 - Jan 6, 2020 @ 10:00 AM

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

Over the last 200 years, dollhouses have evolved alongside the children who played with them. In a world designed for adults, the dollhouse has provided kids with a space of their own to dream and imagine. This special exhibit will dig into T/m’s extensive collection and display some never-before-seen examples, from glittering mansions to humble bungalows. Also within A Space of Our Own is a...

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Going Places: The Toy Collection of Jerry Smith

The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures

May 23, 2019 - Aug 25, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

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

On Christmas Day in 1923, a young Kansas boy named Jerry Smith received a single toy tractor under his family’s tree. Smith would grow up to become a successful Kansas City automotive dealer and philanthropist, but he never forgot that humble toy tractor. As an adult, it inspired him to amass a world-class toy collection that included planes, trains, and automobiles. He displayed his...

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Young Artist Exhibition

Blue Springs North - Mid-Continent Public Library

May 23, 2019 - Jun 23, 2019

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

Kids and teens ages 7 - 18 are invited to participate in our Young Artist Exhibition. Entries will be displayed at the Blue Springs North Branch from May 13 through June 23 during normal business hours.  Submissions will be accepted from May 1 through June 8 for kids and teens ages 7 - 18. Winners will be given awards. For complete details, pick up an entry form at the Blue Springs North...

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Travel Adventure Featuring LEGO® BRICKS

Kansas Children’s Discovery Center

May 23, 2019 - Jun 1, 2019

A spaceship that sails under the sea? A blimp that ferries a boat? Travel Adventure featuring LEGO® bricks is coming to the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center April 10 to June 1, 2019! This amazing exhibit created by The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis the invites children and families to use one of the greatest building materials of all time – LEGO® bricks –...

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Young Artist Exhibition

Blue Springs North Branch - Mid-Continent Public

May 23, 2019 - Jun 23, 2019

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

Please participate in our Young Artist Exhibition. Entries will be displayed at the Blue Springs North Branch from May 13 through June 23. Submissions will be accepted from May 1 through June 8 for kids and teens ages 7 - 18. Winners will be given awards. For complete details, pick up an entry form at the Blue Springs North Branch.

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Memorial Day Weekend at National WWI Museum and Memorial

National WWI Museum and Memorial

May 24, 2019 - May 27, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

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

As the commemoration of the Centennial of World War I continues, the National WWI Museum and Memorial serves as a fitting place to honor and recognize the men and women who sacrificed their lives while serving their country during Memorial Day weekend. The Museum and Memorial offers events throughout the weekend for people of all ages, including a free public ceremony on Memorial...

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Hands-on History

The National World War I Museum and Memorial

May 25, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019 @ 11:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Saturday.

History is brought to life in this family-friendly program in which kids of all ages are invited to handle Great War artifacts.  Complimentary with paid admission | Near Paul Sunderland Glass Bridge 

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Stonehenge at Union Station

Union Station

May 25, 2019 - Sep 29, 2019

encounter 300 original artifacts (150 of which have never traveled outside Europe) and learn what 20 years of groundbreaking scientific research has revealed. World-renowned archeologist, Mike Parker Pearson, is your guide as you look beyond the mystery and dig into the definitive details that have eluded the world for over 5,000 years. The silent icon that is Stonehenge will be...

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