Kansas City Calendar

A Snowy Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats

Mesner Puppet Theater

Dec 13, 2017 - Dec 23, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

Experience the joys of playing in a fresh snowfall, learning to whistle and discovering a fantastic treasure through the eyes of Peter, the little boy in the red snowsuit from Ezra Jack Keats’ beloved Caldecott winning books. Follow Peter, his dog Willie, and his friends as they navigate childhood in the big city. Four of Keat’s best-selling books are visually brought to life through...

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A Charlie Brown Christmas

The Coterie Theatre

Dec 13, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

Based on the television special by Bill Melendez and Lee Mendelson Join Charlie Brown on a memorable journey as he tries to direct the school Christmas pageant. In their letters to Santa, everyone seems to be acting materialistic - so Charlie Brown tries to restore holiday spirit with a ragged little fir tree. Experience the power of this wonderful story live onstage as Charlie Brown turns to...

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Train Station Adventure

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Kansas City

Dec 13, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

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

Climb, slide, jump and roll around train obstacles inside this all-new play zone! Families can use their imaginations to build their own LEGO® trains together and then test it on the tracks through the city to the countryside- all on a 15 foot long build table! Hop into the Conductor’s chair and take a ride through the virtual world of Kansas City – see how many famous...

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Raggedy Ann and Andy's Christmas Adventure

H&R Block City Stage

Dec 13, 2017 - Dec 30, 2017 @ 10:30 AM

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

Those lovable cotton-stuffed dolls with their bright red yarn hair go on a fearless adventure in the Deep Woods to rescue light, warmth and the spirit of Christmas for the diverse population that lives inside Marcella’s toy chest.Curriculum Connections: Dramatization of classic children’s literature, toy history, problem-solving skills, dance, holiday customs,.magic, humor. Tuesdays 10 am...

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Become a Holiday Hero

KVC Kansas

Dec 13, 2017 - Dec 22, 2017 @ 11:30 AM

KVC’s Holiday Heroes Program is a way for individuals, families and businesses to work together to make the holidays brighter for children in foster care. As a Holiday Hero, you are making a commitment to give them the gifts they have their hearts set on. KVC’s Holiday Heroes team collects presents, gift cards and monetary donations to make sure each child in foster care has a happy...

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4th Annual Winter Solstice Torch-lit Hike

George Owens Nature Park

Dec 13, 2017 @ 5:00 PM

 The Shortest Day of 2017 December 13. Walk a forest trail lit by torches to ice sculptures, telescopes and a bonfire. View the night sky; see live owls; and drink free hot chocolate. The first 175 guests will receive free travel mugs.

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Chess Class

The Kansas City Chess Club

Dec 13, 2017 - Dec 20, 2017 @ 06:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Wednesday.

Do your kids enjoy chess or would they like to learn?  The Kansas City Chess School offers lessons for kids of all abilities.  Join other kids and learn rules, chess etiquette, strategy, openings, endgames, and tactics.  Come and practice your game! Classes are ongoing and you can join the class at any time.  Register on-site at your first class or online in advance.

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Chess for Kids

Cosentino's Price Chopper

Dec 13, 2017 - Dec 20, 2017 @ 06:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Wednesday.

Do your kids enjoy chess or would they like to learn?  Come to the restaurant section of the Costentino's Price Chopper for lessons for kids of all abilities taught by certified teachers from the Kansas City Chess School.  Join other kids and learn rules, chess etiquette, strategy, openings, endgames, and tactics.  Come and practice your game! Classes are ongoing and you can join the...

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The Nutcracker, A Kansas Ballet

Lawrence Arts Center

Dec 13, 2017 - Dec 17, 2017 @ 07:00 PM

Experience the sensation and charm of the Lawrence Arts Center’s Nutcracker production. A winter family favorite, this ballet is based on E.T.A. Hoffman’s original story and set in Kansas during the civil war. Witness the magic and wonder of this story as Drosselmeyer and Clara defeat the Mouse King and liberate the Nutcracker from his enchanted form.Featuring the Lawrence Ballet Theatre...

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