Kansas City Calendar

Free Day at the Johnson County Museum

Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center

Feb 19, 2018 @ 9:00 AM

Looking for something to do this Presidents’ Day? Come to the new Johnson County Museum…for free! Admission to the museum featuring the 1950s All-Electric House and the KidScape experience are all included on this fun day! Preregistration is not required. Museum hours are 9 am to 4:30 pm.

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Playing for Keeps: The VFW Marble Tournaments, 1947-1962

The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures

Feb 19, 2018 - Jan 6, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Marble playing ruled playgrounds for much of the twentieth century. Requiring only a handful of marbles and a patch of dirt, the game crossed all economic and social barriers. In 1947, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) created a national marble tournament to positively influence young boys and re-engage WWII and Korean War veterans in civilian life. The tournament, an annual event for 14...

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The Three-Dimensional Imagination of Donna Moore

The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures

Feb 19, 2018 - Jun 3, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

You may not know who Donna Moore is, but if you grew up in the 1980s and 1990s, there is a good chance you played with one of her soft toys. Based in Kansas City, Moore was one of the most prolific toy designers of the late 20th century and her products were sold all over the world. From the “Crazy Crop” characters for Hallmark to the Beatles John, Paul, George, and Ringo for...

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FUNVILLE: What do you want to be?

Crown Center Showplace

Feb 19, 2018 - May 6, 2018

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

Will your child be a firefighter, a schoolteacher, a racecar driver, or maybe, President of the United States? In FUNVILLE, children experience grown-up occupations in a kid friendly setting.   Let them forecast the weather, perform magic, work in a barbershop or ride a tractor. Whatever they choose, the most important job in FUNVILLE is to have fun. Open Monday -...

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Museum Exhibit: Let’s Celebrate: Johnson County Museum is 50!

Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center

Feb 19, 2018 - Apr 14, 2018

The museum is 50 years old and the new temporary exhibit, “Let’s Celebrate: Johnson County Museum is 50!” showcases different objects from the museum’s collection that relate to the traditional and modern anniversary gifts.  From the 1st Anniversary gift of paper, all the way up to gold for the 50th, come celebrate 50 years of collecting with us! ...

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The Art of the Brick

Union Station

Feb 19, 2018 - May 28, 2018

THE ART OF THE BRICK, a captivating exhibition, featuring intriguing works of art made exclusively from one of the most recognizable toys in the world, the LEGO®brick, is set to make its debut at Union Station on January 25, 2018, in the Bank of America Gallery.  The critically acclaimed collection of creative and inspiring pieces constructed using only LEGO bricks is created by...

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Winter on the Farm

Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm

Feb 24, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

Winter on the Farm Saturday, Feb. 24 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Don't wait until summer to plan your 1860s getaway! Work on the farm is year round and does not stop in the winter! Activities may include sawing wood, sausage making, blacksmith & cookstove demonstrations and stagecoach rides (weather and ground conditions permitting). Admission: $7/ adults, $5/ children

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Hands-on History

The National World War I Museum and Memorial

Feb 24, 2018 - Dec 31, 2018 @ 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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