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  • Lots of library activities and storytimes – check the Library link over there in the right sidebar!
  • The World’s Largest Dinosaurs: Calling all dinosaur experts! Museum at Prairiefire is featuring huge dinosaurs who roamed the planet for 140 million years. With their long necks and tiny heads, learn how these animals became such a success story in the history of animals. February 11-September 4, 2017.
  • No Talking: It’s boys vs. girls when the noisiest, most talkative fifth graders in history create a contest to see who really can talk the least.  When fifth grader Dave Packer studies Gandhi for a report on India, he learns that Gandhi was silent one day each week to calm his mind. Though Dave likes to talk nonstop, he’s determined to give the idea a try. But when confronted by a female classmate, friendly competition turns into an all-out challenge. Rollicking fun ensues in this comedy at The Coterie Theater, Feb. 21-March 19, 2017, for ages 8+.
  • The Cat Came Back: Based on the folk song, this fun puppet performance tells the tale of Mister Johnson and a mysterious cat who keeps returning to his doorstep. Mister Johnson tries everything he can to get the cat to go away, from giving her to a pilot to sending her into outer space. The cat, however, keeps coming back! Mesner Puppet Theater, 1006 Linwood Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64109; Feb. 22-Mar. 12, 2017
  • Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are In a Play”: When “bestus” friends Elephant and Piggie get together, anything is possible! They might get invited to a fancy costume party, learn a crazy new dance, or decide to spend the day playing ping-pong in silly hats. A musical for all ages at The Coterie Theater, April 4-May 21, 2017.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

  • Cat in the Hat Week at Paradise Park! Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with one of his classic characters. Don’t miss the adventures leading up to a day with the Cat in the Hat. Celebrate through story, art and cooking all week. February 26-March 4
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics offers a great opportunity for all children to get familiar with the gym or practice their technique. It is also a great opportunity for children to release all that built up energy! Noon-1, $5/person
  • Toddle Time: Blending timeless classics, such as an obstacle course and push-carts, with trendy new toys, Toddle Time is a program that will captivate your toddler’s imagination and attention for hours. This indoor open play space is available to for kids 5 and under every Tuesday and Wednesday at the Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park, KS; 9-11am; $1/member, $2 non-member, no admission fee for parents.
  • Wonderscope Music Time: Each Wednesday, enjoy Music Time at Wonderscope! 10:30am in the Tinkerspace; limit 20 people. Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Little Monkey Bizness Power Hour: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer! $6 admission every Monday & Wednesday 1-3pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216
  • Baby Bounce Story Time: The KC Public Library Plaza Branch provides stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months of age; 9:30am & 10:30am, 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Family Skate Night: Just $12/family for a family of 4 ($3.75/individual); 6:30-8:30pm each Wednesday at Landmark2 Skate Center, 701 SE Oldham Court, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081
  • Gym for Me: Designed to provide children a place to run, ride, and play while exercising, making new friends and having fun! Kids enjoy push toys, riding toys, balls, and inflatables. Most Mondays & Wednesdays, 9-11am during the school year; $1/child ages 12 months-5 years; under 12 months free; adult supervision required. Lenexa Community Center, 13420 Oak Street, Lenexa, KS 66215
  • Mom & Me Bumper Bowling: Summit Lanes offers bumper bowling for moms and their little ones, 9:30-11:30am, every Monday and Wednesday. 803 SW Oldham Pkwy, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081

Thursday, March 2, 2017

  • Cat in the Hat Week at Paradise Park! Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with one of his classic characters. Don’t miss the adventures leading up to a day with the Cat in the Hat. Celebrate through story, art and cooking all week. February 26-March 4
  • Wonderscope Art Time: Each Thursday, enjoy a special art time with creative and fun activities to keep little hands and minds engaged. 10:30am in ArtWorks; Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Backyard Specialists Pay for Play: Looking for some outdoor fun? Plan a play date for your children and their friends at our amazing Olathe location. Featuring many sets to play on, picnic tables to enjoy a treat, and stay as long as you want (during hours of operation. $2/child, year round (weather permitting) on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am-5pm
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics offers a great opportunity for all children to get familiar with the gym or practice their technique. It is also a great opportunity for children to release all that built up energy! Noon-1, $5/person
  • Tales for Tiny Tykes: If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a story time; 9:30am & 10:30am at the KC Public Library Plaza Branch; 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Music and Movement with Jenny: Drop in for one class or come visit Jenny each Thursday at the Learning Tree, Corinth Square from 10:30-11am! No reservations necessary; $5/class, punch cards are available.

Friday, March 3, 2017

  • Cat in the Hat Week at Paradise Park! Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with one of his classic characters. Don’t miss the adventures leading up to a day with the Cat in the Hat. Celebrate through story, art and cooking all week. February 26-March 4
  • Creative Story Time@Ceramics Cafe: Do you have a pre-schooler who loves to paint? Ceramic Cafe offers a fun story & paint time every Tuesday and Friday. After story time, kids get to paint a ceramic item that goes along with the story and finish with a snack. Tuesdays at 11am, Fridays at 10:30am, $9.50 per child. No reservations unless you want to come with a large group.
  • Paint Me a Story: The perfect time for parents, grandparents (or nanny) to enjoy story time and painting fun. $15.00 per child ($13.00 per sibling) includes story time, pottery and snack. Ages 2 -5. Reservations recommended for all events. 10:30-11:30am at Paint Glaze & Fire Ceramics & Coffee House, 12683 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66213
  • UrbanAir JumpeRoo: Toddler time is happening at UrbanAir for just $10/child (ages 3&up) and $5/child (ages 2&under) for 3 hours of jump time, 9am-noon, UrbanAir, 14401 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66223
  • Little Monkey Bizness Family Night: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer! $7 admission every Friday night, 4-9pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216
  • Preschool Story Time: If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a story time; 10:30am at the KC Public Library Plaza Branch; 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Tales, Tails and Trails: Let your imagination run wild! Prairie Oak Nature Center at Ironwoods Park offers a free story time and activity every Friday morning March – May. Young ones, ages 2-5, will enjoy a nature-themed story and program with their caregiver. A portion of each class is spent outside exploring, so dress appropriately.  1 hour class, no reservation required, 14701 Mission Road,  Leawood, KS

Saturday, March 4, 2017

  • Cat in the Hat Week at Paradise Park! Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with one of his classic characters. Don’t miss the adventures leading up to a day with the Cat in the Hat. Celebrate through story, art and cooking all week. February 26-March 4
  • Girl Scout Cookie Construction:  Girls Scouts and female professional volunteers from the design industry will come together from 8am-3pm to build five one-of-a-kind displays made entirely of empty Girl Scout Cookie boxes. Local celebrity judges will choose a top construction team based on design and structure. Creations will be on display at Crown Center through March 25.
  • Brookside Winter Farmers Market: Open first and third Saturdays, December through March! 9am-noon at Research Medical Center – Brookside Campus, 6675 Holmes Rd., KCMO 64131 (at the corner of Rockhill Rd. and Holmes Rd. Use Parking Lot B and enter by either door.
  • Saturday Storytime: Come hear a naturalist read a tale about an exciting animal. Afterwards, we’ll make a fun craft to take home! 1:30pm at Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary, 407 N La Frenz Road, Liberty, MO 64068
  • Auditions for Annie: Calling all actors, singers and dancers, ages 7-80! Leawood Stage company is holding auditions for Annie March 4, 10am-5pm & March 5, 1-5pm at City Hall, 4800 Town Center Drive, Leawood, KS 66211
  • Hands On History: History is brought to life in this family-friendly program in which kids of all ages are invited to handle Great War artifacts. 2pm every Saturday at the National WWI Museum and Memorial; complimentary with paid admission
  • Art + Family = FUN at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Join us every Saturday and Sunday from 1-4pm for FREE activities for all ages! 1-4pm, at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, KCMO.
  • Cedar Cove Big Cat Feeding: Learn about big cats at Kansas City’s own big cat conservatory & education center. Winter hours are 11am-3pm, with a 2pm feeding time. Cedar Cove Feline Conservatory & Education Center, 3783 K68 Highway, Louisburg, Kansas, 66053
  • Trail Fun: African Americans in the West: Discover how African Americans contributed in settling the western reaches of our continent and receive a prize for your exploration findings! 1-3pm, Saturdays through March, free with regular museum admission. National Frontier Trails Museum, 318 W. Pacific, Independence, MO
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics offers a great opportunity for all children to get familiar with the gym or practice their technique. It is also a great opportunity for children to release all that built up energy! 12:30-2pm, $6/person
  • Free craft workshop: Lakeshore Learning offers a free craft workshop each Saturday! 11am at Lakeshore Learning at Merriam Town Center, 5670 Antioch Road, Merriam, KS.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

  • Around the World in 80 Days: Join Phileas Fogg as he sets sail on massive steamer ships, boards lightning fast locomotives and hops on an elephant for a frantic race to the finish line in this near impossible challenge. The Kansas City Symphony and local theatre artist Alex Espy present this world premiere adaptation, complete with storytelling, puppetry and a specially curated collection of symphonic favorites. Join us for the adventure of a lifetime! Tickets start at $20 for adults and $10 for children, 2pm at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
  • Art + Family = FUN at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Join us every Saturday and Sunday from 1-4pm for FREE activities for all ages! 1-4pm, at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, KCMO.
  • Auditions for Annie: Calling all actors, singers and dancers, ages 7-80! Leawood Stage company is holding auditions for Annie March 4, 10am-5pm & March 5, 1-5pm at City Hall, 4800 Town Center Drive, Leawood, KS 66211
  • Special Swim: Meet and join other families and people with disabilities in this quiet and semi-private special swim session. Enjoy the pool with your family before the community center opens to the general public. Lifeguards are on duty. This special time brought to you by the City of Overland Park. This event is free and occurs the first Sunday of each month, 9-10am at Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park, KS 66204

Monday, March 6, 2017

  • Moms FREE Monday@Paradise Park: Moms get a free admission to the Edutainment Center with the purchase of a full priced child admission! The children’s edutainment center emphasizes hands-on discovery learning through developmentally-appropriate spontaneous play, and it includes some elements of pure entertainment. Paradise Park, 1021 NE Colbern Rd, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086. (Not valid on holidays. Promotion honored 9:30 AM-Noon on stated days throughout the year. Promotional days are not valid with any other coupon or discount.)
  • Little Monkey Bizness Power Hour: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer! $6 admission every Monday & Wednesday 1-3pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216
  • Gym for Me: Designed to provide children a place to run, ride, and play while exercising, making new friends and having fun! Kids enjoy push toys, riding toys, balls, and inflatables. Most Mondays & Wednesdays, 9-11am during the school year; $1/child ages 12 months-5 years; under 12 months free; adult supervision required. Lenexa Community Center, 13420 Oak Street, Lenexa, KS 66215
  • Mom & Me Bumper Bowling: Summit Lanes offers bumper bowling for moms and their little ones, 9:30-11:30am, every Monday and Wednesday. 803 SW Oldham Pkwy, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081
  • Reading Time with Miss Beth: Miss Beth at the Corinth Square Learning Tree reads classic and new kid’s stories and may even do a craft or two every Monday. 10:30-11am; All ages are welcome
  • Toddle Time: Bring your kids in for two hours of fun on Mondays and Thursdays. Children 9 months to 5 years old (with parent/guardian supervision) can enjoy a large assortment of toys in the gym. 10am-noon; $2/child per visit at Bonner Springs Community Center, 200 E 3rd St, Bonner Springs, KS 66012

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

  • The Rainbow Fish: With her lovely coloring and shimmering scales, the Rainbow Fish is used to being the most beautiful creature in the ocean.  So when other fish ask her for some silver scales, she refuses. How can she sacrifice the one thing that makes her so unique?  The Folly Theater brings this beautiful story to life in a delightful and touching musical about the value of sharing true friendship with others. $6/ticket; 9:45 & 11:30am shows at The Folly Theater, 300 West 12th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105
  • Creative Story Time@Ceramics Cafe: Do you have a pre-schooler who loves to paint? Ceramic Cafe offers a fun story & paint time every Tuesday and Friday. After story time, kids get to paint a ceramic item that goes along with the story and finish with a snack. Tuesdays at 11am, Fridays at 10:30am, $9.50 per child. No reservations unless you want to come with a large group.
  • Toddle Time: Blending timeless classics, such as an obstacle course and push-carts, with trendy new toys, Toddle Time is a program that will captivate your toddler’s imagination and attention for hours. This indoor open play space is available to for kids 5 and under every Tuesday and Wednesday at the Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park, KS; 9-11am; $1/member, $2 non-member, no admission fee for parents.
  • Backyard Specialists Pay for Play: Looking for some outdoor fun? Plan a play date for your children and their friends at our amazing Olathe location. Featuring many sets to play on, picnic tables to enjoy a treat, and stay as long as you want (during hours of operation. $2/child, year round (weather permitting) on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am-5pm
  • UrbanAir JumpeRoo: Toddler time is happening at UrbanAir for just $10/child (ages 3&up) and $5/child (ages 2&under) for 3 hours of jump time, 9am-noon, UrbanAir, 14401 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66223
  • Preschool Indoor Playground: Tons of toys to play with each Tuesday at Irene B. French Community Center. Parent/guardian supervision required; special activities included near the holidays. $2/child; 9:30-11:30am at Irene B. French Community Center, 5701 Merriam Dr., Merriam, KS 66203

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

  • Little Acorns: Discover the world of raccoons, through hands on exploration. For ages 3-5, 10-11am & 1-2pm at Burr Oak Woods Nature Center, 1401 NW Park Rd, Blue Springs, MO 64015
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics offers a great opportunity for all children to get familiar with the gym or practice their technique. It is also a great opportunity for children to release all that built up energy! Noon-1, $5/person
  • Toddle Time: Blending timeless classics, such as an obstacle course and push-carts, with trendy new toys, Toddle Time is a program that will captivate your toddler’s imagination and attention for hours. This indoor open play space is available to for kids 5 and under every Tuesday and Wednesday at the Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park, KS; 9-11am; $1/member, $2 non-member, no admission fee for parents.
  • Wonderscope Music Time: Each Wednesday, enjoy Music Time at Wonderscope! 10:30am in the Tinkerspace; limit 20 people. Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Little Monkey Bizness Power Hour: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer! $6 admission every Monday & Wednesday 1-3pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216
  • Baby Bounce Story Time: The KC Public Library Plaza Branch provides stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months of age; 9:30am & 10:30am, 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Family Skate Night: Just $12/family for a family of 4 ($3.75/individual); 6:30-8:30pm each Wednesday at Landmark2 Skate Center, 701 SE Oldham Court, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081
  • Gym for Me: Designed to provide children a place to run, ride, and play while exercising, making new friends and having fun! Kids enjoy push toys, riding toys, balls, and inflatables. Most Mondays & Wednesdays, 9-11am during the school year; $1/child ages 12 months-5 years; under 12 months free; adult supervision required. Lenexa Community Center, 13420 Oak Street, Lenexa, KS 66215
  • Mom & Me Bumper Bowling: Summit Lanes offers bumper bowling for moms and their little ones, 9:30-11:30am, every Monday and Wednesday. 803 SW Oldham Pkwy, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081

Thursday, March 9, 2017

  • The KC Auto Show partnered with Paradise Park this year to make its Kids Korner especially fun! Enjoy a giant dart board, bounce houses time trial races, and racing pedal cars around a track. Kids can also create their own yummy snack, make crafts and more! The show runs March 8-12, Kids Korner is open March 10: 4-9pm, March 11: 11am-9pm, and March 12: 11am-4:30pm
  • Wonderscope Art Time: Each Thursday, enjoy a special art time with creative and fun activities to keep little hands and minds engaged. 10:30am in ArtWorks; Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Little Acorns: Discover the world of raccoons, through hands on exploration. For ages 3-5, 10-11am at Burr Oak Woods Nature Center, 1401 NW Park Rd, Blue Springs, MO 64015
  • Backyard Specialists Pay for Play: Looking for some outdoor fun? Plan a play date for your children and their friends at our amazing Olathe location. Featuring many sets to play on, picnic tables to enjoy a treat, and stay as long as you want (during hours of operation. $2/child, year round (weather permitting) on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am-5pm
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics offers a great opportunity for all children to get familiar with the gym or practice their technique. It is also a great opportunity for children to release all that built up energy! Noon-1, $5/person
  • Tales for Tiny Tykes: If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a story time; 9:30am & 10:30am at the KC Public Library Plaza Branch; 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Music and Movement with Jenny: Drop in for one class or come visit Jenny each Thursday at the Learning Tree, Corinth Square from 10:30-11am! No reservations necessary; $5/class, punch cards are available.

Friday, March 10, 2017

  • The KC Auto Show partnered with Paradise Park this year to make its Kids Korner especially fun! Enjoy a giant dart board, bounce houses time trial races, and racing pedal cars around a track. Kids can also create their own yummy snack, make crafts and more! The show runs March 8-12, Kids Korner is open March 10: 4-9pm, March 11: 11am-9pm, and March 12: 11am-4:30pm
  • Full Moon Hike at George Owens Nature Center: This free program lets you and your family enjoy a guided  moonlit hike through the park. Reserve your spot by 5pm the day before each hike by calling (816) 325-7115.  Each hike is limited to 15 participants.  Hikes will cover uneven dirt and mulch trails. Please, no baby strollers or light up shoes.  Binoculars recommended and dress for the weather.
  • Trout Restocking: Watch as 600 lbs. of trout are released in Kill Creek Park Lake and 1,400 lbs. are released in Shawnee Mission Park Lake. Kill Creek will be stocked at 2:30pm, and Shawnee Mission Park at 3:45pm. Both lakes will be closed to fishing until the parks’ open at 5am, Saturday, March 11. Kill Creek Park, 11670 Homestead Lane, Olathe, KS 66061, Shawnee Mission Park, 7900 Renner Road, Shawnee Mission, KS 66219
  • Creative Story Time@Ceramics Cafe: Do you have a pre-schooler who loves to paint? Ceramic Cafe offers a fun story & paint time every Tuesday and Friday. After story time, kids get to paint a ceramic item that goes along with the story and finish with a snack. Tuesdays at 11am, Fridays at 10:30am, $9.50 per child. No reservations unless you want to come with a large group.
  • Family Fun Night at Paint Glaze & Fire: Enjoy a family night of pizza, painting and fun – not to mention the great memories you’ll make! $35.00 Package includes: 4 studio fees, 4 soft drinks, large cheese or pepperoni pizza and 15% off pottery painted at the event. Discounts for additional painters available. 5:30-8pm, Paint Glaze & Fire Ceramics & Coffee House, 12683 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66213
  • UrbanAir JumpeRoo: Toddler time is happening at UrbanAir for just $10/child (ages 3&up) and $5/child (ages 2&under) for 3 hours of jump time, 9am-noon, UrbanAir, 14401 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66223
  • Little Monkey Bizness Family Night: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer! $7 admission every Friday night, 4-9pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216
  • Preschool Story Time: If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a story time; 10:30am at the KC Public Library Plaza Branch; 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Tales, Tails and Trails: Let your imagination run wild! Prairie Oak Nature Center at Ironwoods Park offers a free story time and activity every Friday morning March – May. Young ones, ages 2-5, will enjoy a nature-themed story and program with their caregiver. A portion of each class is spent outside exploring, so dress appropriately.  1 hour class, no reservation required, 14701 Mission Road,  Leawood, KS

Saturday, March 11, 2017

  • Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day with lots of area parades. March 11: Brookside at 2pm, Lee’s Summit at noon; March 12: Martin City at 2pm, Shawnee at 1pm, March 17: Lawrence at 1pm, Leavenworth at noon, and of course, the Kansas City Irish Parade at 11am.
  • Zootastik Learning Fest – Very Important Pollinators: Learn how pollinators are important to us and essential for many of the foods we love to eat!   Discover what kinds of insects and even birds are pollinators. Great kid crafts and planting information for adults. Zootastik Learning Fest activities are in the lobby and are included in Zoo admission, 10am-2pm, March 11 & 12.
  • Storytime for Pre-schoolers at the Nelson-Atkins Museum: Enjoy story times led by librarians from the Kansas City Public Library every second Sunday of the month. 1:30-2pm, Free, drop-in only; The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak Street, Kansas City, MO 64111
  • The KC Auto Show partnered with Paradise Park this year to make its Kids Korner especially fun! Enjoy a giant dart board, bounce houses time trial races, and racing pedal cars around a track. Kids can also create their own yummy snack, make crafts and more! The show runs March 8-12, Kids Korner is open March 10: 4-9pm, March 11: 11am-9pm, and March 12: 11am-4:30pm
  • Full Moon Hike at George Owens Nature Center: This free program lets you and your family enjoy a guided  moonlit hike through the park. Reserve your spot by 5pm the day before each hike by calling (816) 325-7115.  Each hike is limited to 15 participants.  Hikes will cover uneven dirt and mulch trails. Please, no baby strollers or light up shoes.  Binoculars recommended and dress for the weather.
  • Saturday Storytime: Come hear a naturalist read a tale about an exciting animal. Afterwards, we’ll make a fun craft to take home! 1:30pm at Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary, 407 N La Frenz Road, Liberty, MO 64068
  • Hands On History: History is brought to life in this family-friendly program in which kids of all ages are invited to handle Great War artifacts. 2pm every Saturday at the National WWI Museum and Memorial; complimentary with paid admission
  • Art + Family = FUN at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Join us every Saturday and Sunday from 1-4pm for FREE activities for all ages! 1-4pm, at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, KCMO.
  • Cedar Cove Big Cat Feeding: Learn about big cats at Kansas City’s own big cat conservatory & education center. Winter hours are 11am-3pm, with a 2pm feeding time. Cedar Cove Feline Conservatory & Education Center, 3783 K68 Highway, Louisburg, Kansas, 66053
  • Trail Fun: African Americans in the West: Discover how African Americans contributed in settling the western reaches of our continent and receive a prize for your exploration findings! 1-3pm, Saturdays through March, free with regular museum admission. National Frontier Trails Museum, 318 W. Pacific, Independence, MO
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics offers a great opportunity for all children to get familiar with the gym or practice their technique. It is also a great opportunity for children to release all that built up energy! 12:30-2pm, $6/person
  • Free craft workshop: Lakeshore Learning offers a free craft workshop each Saturday! 11am at Lakeshore Learning at Merriam Town Center, 5670 Antioch Road, Merriam, KS.

Sunday, March 12, 2017

  • Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day with lots of area parades. March 11: Brookside at 2pm, Lee’s Summit at noon; March 12: Martin City at 2pm, Shawnee at 1pm, March 17: Lawrence at 1pm, Leavenworth at noon, and of course, the Kansas City Irish Parade at 11am.
  • Zootastik Learning Fest – Very Important Pollinators: Learn how pollinators are important to us and essential for many of the foods we love to eat!   Discover what kinds of insects and even birds are pollinators. Great kid crafts and planting information for adults. Zootastik Learning Fest activities are in the lobby and are included in Zoo admission, 10am-2pm, March 11 & 12.
  • The KC Auto Show partnered with Paradise Park this year to make its Kids Korner especially fun! Enjoy a giant dart board, bounce houses time trial races, and racing pedal cars around a track. Kids can also create their own yummy snack, make crafts and more! The show runs March 8-12, Kids Korner is open March 10: 4-9pm, March 11: 11am-9pm, and March 12: 11am-4:30pm
  • Art + Family = FUN at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Join us every Saturday and Sunday from 1-4pm for FREE activities for all ages! 1-4pm, at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, KCMO.

Monday, March 13, 2017

  • Arbor Day Open House: The Overland Park Forestry Division needs your help! Kids are invited to participate in the annual Arbor Day Poster Contest, and kids can make one from home, or visit the Overland Park Arboretum and make one. Other Arbor Day activities also happening that day, included with admission. 8am-5pm at Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, 8909 W. 179th St., Overland Park, KS 66085
  • Spring Fling Fun at Ernie Miller Nature Center: Enjoy spring with a visit to the nature center! View the aquarium, hike the trails, and enjoy a special program each day. Each program features live animals, and lasts from 10:30-11:15am, Monday-Friday; each session is $3 per person, including adults. For more information, please call (913) 764-7759; Ernie Miller Nature Center, 909 N. Highway 7, Olathe, Kansas, 66061
  • Moms FREE Monday@Paradise Park: Moms get a free admission to the Edutainment Center with the purchase of a full priced child admission! The children’s edutainment center emphasizes hands-on discovery learning through developmentally-appropriate spontaneous play, and it includes some elements of pure entertainment. Paradise Park, 1021 NE Colbern Rd, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086. (Not valid on holidays. Promotion honored 9:30 AM-Noon on stated days throughout the year. Promotional days are not valid with any other coupon or discount.)
  • Little Monkey Bizness Power Hour: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer! $6 admission every Monday & Wednesday 1-3pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216
  • Gym for Me: Designed to provide children a place to run, ride, and play while exercising, making new friends and having fun! Kids enjoy push toys, riding toys, balls, and inflatables. Most Mondays & Wednesdays, 9-11am during the school year; $1/child ages 12 months-5 years; under 12 months free; adult supervision required. Lenexa Community Center, 13420 Oak Street, Lenexa, KS 66215
  • Mom & Me Bumper Bowling: Summit Lanes offers bumper bowling for moms and their little ones, 9:30-11:30am, every Monday and Wednesday. 803 SW Oldham Pkwy, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081
  • Reading Time with Miss Beth: Miss Beth at the Corinth Square Learning Tree reads classic and new kid’s stories and may even do a craft or two every Monday. 10:30-11am; All ages are welcome
  • Toddle Time: Bring your kids in for two hours of fun on Mondays and Thursdays. Children 9 months to 5 years old (with parent/guardian supervision) can enjoy a large assortment of toys in the gym. 10am-noon; $2/child per visit at Bonner Springs Community Center, 200 E 3rd St, Bonner Springs, KS 66012

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

  • Pi Day at Science City: Science City invites you to celebrate Pi day in epic proportions with Pi-themed activities and demonstrations, hands-on Pi learning fun, a Pie Eating Contest, and much more!
  • Spring Fling Fun at Ernie Miller Nature Center: Enjoy spring with a visit to the nature center! View the aquarium, hike the trails, and enjoy a special program each day. Each program features live animals, and lasts from 10:30-11:15am, Monday-Friday; each session is $3 per person, including adults. For more information, please call (913) 764-7759; Ernie Miller Nature Center, 909 N. Highway 7, Olathe, Kansas, 66061
  • Babes in the Woods: Are Snakes Slimy? Join us to discover snakes in a safe environment. Are they slimy? Do they hiss? We’ll play, sing and experience snakes in a fun way. For 0-36 months, 10-11am at Burr Oak Woods Nature Center, 1401 NW Park Rd, Blue Springs, MO 64015
  • Expedition Burr Oak Woods: The foresters of Burr Oak Woods have been working hard to open up new areas for exploration throughout our 1,071 acres. Join us on an adventure through the forest on one of these new trails! 6:30-8pm at Burr Oak Woods Nature Center. Registration required beginning by calling 816-228-3766.
  • Creative Story Time@Ceramics Cafe: Do you have a pre-schooler who loves to paint? Ceramic Cafe offers a fun story & paint time every Tuesday and Friday. After story time, kids get to paint a ceramic item that goes along with the story and finish with a snack. Tuesdays at 11am, Fridays at 10:30am, $9.50 per child. No reservations unless you want to come with a large group.
  • Toddle Time: Blending timeless classics, such as an obstacle course and push-carts, with trendy new toys, Toddle Time is a program that will captivate your toddler’s imagination and attention for hours. This indoor open play space is available to for kids 5 and under every Tuesday and Wednesday at the Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park, KS; 9-11am; $1/member, $2 non-member, no admission fee for parents.
  • Backyard Specialists Pay for Play: Looking for some outdoor fun? Plan a play date for your children and their friends at our amazing Olathe location. Featuring many sets to play on, picnic tables to enjoy a treat, and stay as long as you want (during hours of operation. $2/child, year round (weather permitting) on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am-5pm
  • UrbanAir JumpeRoo: Toddler time is happening at UrbanAir for just $10/child (ages 3&up) and $5/child (ages 2&under) for 3 hours of jump time, 9am-noon, UrbanAir, 14401 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66223
  • Preschool Indoor Playground: Tons of toys to play with each Tuesday at Irene B. French Community Center. Parent/guardian supervision required; special activities included near the holidays. $2/child; 9:30-11:30am at Irene B. French Community Center, 5701 Merriam Dr., Merriam, KS 66203

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

  • Spring Fling Fun at Ernie Miller Nature Center: Enjoy spring with a visit to the nature center! View the aquarium, hike the trails, and enjoy a special program each day. Each program features live animals, and lasts from 10:30-11:15am, Monday-Friday; each session is $3 per person, including adults. For more information, please call (913) 764-7759; Ernie Miller Nature Center, 909 N. Highway 7, Olathe, Kansas, 66061
  • Wizard of Oz Puppet Show: See The Wonderful Wizard of Oz come to life with puppets in a 35-minute performance that is fun for the entire family. Included with museum admission at the National Museum of Toys/Miniatures, 5235 Oak Street, KCMO. 1-2pm; March 15, 17 & 18; Space is limited; register by calling (816) 235-8005 or emailing mercierk@toyandminiaturemuseum.org.
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics offers a great opportunity for all children to get familiar with the gym or practice their technique. It is also a great opportunity for children to release all that built up energy! Noon-1, $5/person
  • GeoKids: GeoKids is a fun-filled treasure hunt, which includes a short classroom session on maps, directions and how to use a compass, geared for young participants. Kids then head out into our learning Arboretum on a compass- based treasure hunt for prizes, with educational stops along the way. Ages 7 to 11, adult presence required. 11am-12:30pm at Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, 8909 W. 179th St., Overland Park, KS 66085
  • Home Tweet Home: Put a bird in it! Kids ages 8 and up will enjoy building their own wren house designed for the suburban yard. By the end of class you will have built a bird house to take home. One adult participant is required for each student for no extra fee. More than one person can work on a single house. $15 per project plus admission, 1-2pm at Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, 8909 W. 179th St., Overland Park, KS 66085
  • Happy Hoppers: This time of year the Sanctuary is starting to “hop” with frogs and toads. We’ll learn about our webbed-footed friends, take a hike to listen to their calls, then make a froggy craft! Please call to register, 816-781-8598. 1-2pm for ages 3 – 6; $5/child $10/family at Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary, 407 N La Frenz Road, Liberty, MO 64068
  • Toddle Time: Blending timeless classics, such as an obstacle course and push-carts, with trendy new toys, Toddle Time is a program that will captivate your toddler’s imagination and attention for hours. This indoor open play space is available to for kids 5 and under every Tuesday and Wednesday at the Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park, KS; 9-11am; $1/member, $2 non-member, no admission fee for parents.
  • Wonderscope Music Time: Each Wednesday, enjoy Music Time at Wonderscope! 10:30am in the Tinkerspace; limit 20 people. Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Little Monkey Bizness Power Hour: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer! $6 admission every Monday & Wednesday 1-3pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216
  • Baby Bounce Story Time: The KC Public Library Plaza Branch provides stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months of age; 9:30am & 10:30am, 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Family Skate Night: Just $12/family for a family of 4 ($3.75/individual); 6:30-8:30pm each Wednesday at Landmark2 Skate Center, 701 SE Oldham Court, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081
  • Gym for Me: Designed to provide children a place to run, ride, and play while exercising, making new friends and having fun! Kids enjoy push toys, riding toys, balls, and inflatables. Most Mondays & Wednesdays, 9-11am during the school year; $1/child ages 12 months-5 years; under 12 months free; adult supervision required. Lenexa Community Center, 13420 Oak Street, Lenexa, KS 66215
  • Mom & Me Bumper Bowling: Summit Lanes offers bumper bowling for moms and their little ones, 9:30-11:30am, every Monday and Wednesday. 803 SW Oldham Pkwy, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081

Thursday, March 16, 2017

  • Wonderscope Art Time: Each Thursday, enjoy a special art time with creative and fun activities to keep little hands and minds engaged. 10:30am in ArtWorks; Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • GeoArboretum: Bring the entire family out for a fun-filled adventure at the Arboretum. After a short classroom presentation, participants will start the hunt for two geocaches using compass, GPS and clues. Adult presence required for kids 13 and under; 11am-noon at Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, 8909 W. 179th St., Overland Park, KS 66085
  • Spring Fling Fun at Ernie Miller Nature Center: Enjoy spring with a visit to the nature center! View the aquarium, hike the trails, and enjoy a special program each day. Each program features live animals, and lasts from 10:30-11:15am, Monday-Friday; each session is $3 per person, including adults. For more information, please call (913) 764-7759; Ernie Miller Nature Center, 909 N. Highway 7, Olathe, Kansas, 66061
  • Birding for Children: Kids ages 9-12, would you like to learn about our feathered friends? Observe them through binoculars at the Overland Park Arboretum’s bird watch and native habitat. Learn how they survive. Wear sturdy shoes and dress for the outdoors. 1-2pm at Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, 8909 W. 179th St., Overland Park, KS 66085
  • Backyard Specialists Pay for Play: Looking for some outdoor fun? Plan a play date for your children and their friends at our amazing Olathe location. Featuring many sets to play on, picnic tables to enjoy a treat, and stay as long as you want (during hours of operation. $2/child, year round (weather permitting) on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am-5pm
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics offers a great opportunity for all children to get familiar with the gym or practice their technique. It is also a great opportunity for children to release all that built up energy! Noon-1, $5/person
  • Tales for Tiny Tykes: If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a story time; 9:30am & 10:30am at the KC Public Library Plaza Branch; 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Music and Movement with Jenny: Drop in for one class or come visit Jenny each Thursday at the Learning Tree, Corinth Square from 10:30-11am! No reservations necessary; $5/class, punch cards are available.

Friday, March 17, 2017

  • Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day with lots of area parades. March 11: Brookside at 2pm, Lee’s Summit at noon; March 12: Martin City at 2pm, Shawnee at 1pm, March 17: Lawrence at 1pm, Leavenworth at noon, and of course, the Kansas City Irish Parade at 11am.
  • Spring Fling Fun at Ernie Miller Nature Center: Enjoy spring with a visit to the nature center! View the aquarium, hike the trails, and enjoy a special program each day. Each program features live animals, and lasts from 10:30-11:15am, Monday-Friday; each session is $3 per person, including adults. For more information, please call (913) 764-7759; Ernie Miller Nature Center, 909 N. Highway 7, Olathe, Kansas, 66061
  • Wizard of Oz Puppet Show: See The Wonderful Wizard of Oz come to life with puppets in a 35-minute performance that is fun for the entire family. Included with museum admission at the National Museum of Toys/Miniatures, 5235 Oak Street, KCMO. 1-2pm; March 15, 17 & 18; Space is limited; register by calling (816) 235-8005 or emailing mercierk@toyandminiaturemuseum.org.
  • Spring N Stars: At this astronomy program, you will take a look at the planet Saturn and learn the constellations Canis Major, Leo and Cassiopeia. Limit 25. Please call to register, 816-781-8598. 7-8:30pm, ages 6 and up, $8/1 adult and 1 child, or $10/family at Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary, 407 N La Frenz Road, Liberty, MO 64068
  • Creative Story Time@Ceramics Cafe: Do you have a pre-schooler who loves to paint? Ceramic Cafe offers a fun story & paint time every Tuesday and Friday. After story time, kids get to paint a ceramic item that goes along with the story and finish with a snack. Tuesdays at 11am, Fridays at 10:30am, $9.50 per child. No reservations unless you want to come with a large group.
  • Paint Me a Story: The perfect time for parents, grandparents (or nanny) to enjoy story time and painting fun. $15.00 per child ($13.00 per sibling) includes story time, pottery and snack. Ages 2 -5. Reservations recommended for all events. 10:30-11:30am at Paint Glaze & Fire Ceramics & Coffee House, 12683 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66213
  • UrbanAir JumpeRoo: Toddler time is happening at UrbanAir for just $10/child (ages 3&up) and $5/child (ages 2&under) for 3 hours of jump time, 9am-noon, UrbanAir, 14401 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66223
  • Little Monkey Bizness Family Night: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer! $7 admission every Friday night, 4-9pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216
  • Preschool Story Time: If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a story time; 10:30am at the KC Public Library Plaza Branch; 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Tales, Tails and Trails: Let your imagination run wild! Prairie Oak Nature Center at Ironwoods Park offers a free story time and activity every Friday morning March – May. Young ones, ages 2-5, will enjoy a nature-themed story and program with their caregiver. A portion of each class is spent outside exploring, so dress appropriately.  1 hour class, no reservation required, 14701 Mission Road,  Leawood, KS

Saturday, March 18, 2017

  • SuperHero Weekend at the Zoo: It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Superhero Weekend! Meet your favorite SuperHero from 10am-3pm! Bring a camera and have your picture taken with Spider-Man and Captain America on Saturday and Thor and Iron Man on Sunday. FOTZ members will have an exclusive super hero meet and greet from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. on both days. March 18 & 19
  • Wizard of Oz Puppet Show: See The Wonderful Wizard of Oz come to life with puppets in a 35-minute performance that is fun for the entire family. Included with museum admission at the National Museum of Toys/Miniatures, 5235 Oak Street, KCMO. 1-2pm; March 15, 17 & 18; Space is limited; register by calling (816) 235-8005 or emailing mercierk@toyandminiaturemuseum.org.
  • Scavenger Saturdays at the Kemper Museum: Hone your art detective skills and discover something new about contemporary art at the Kemper Museum. The third Saturday of each month is Scavenger Saturdays for families. Children with adults may pick up a self-guided activity at the Visitor Services Desk and follow the clues on this “ART-astic” adventure. When finished with the activity, children may pick up a take-home, art-making activity kit. No reservations required, 10am–3pm; free, good for all ages.
  • Brookside Winter Farmers Market: Open first and third Saturdays, December through March! 9am-noon at Research Medical Center – Brookside Campus, 6675 Holmes Rd., KCMO 64131 (at the corner of Rockhill Rd. and Holmes Rd. Use Parking Lot B and enter by either door.
  • Nature Nuts Storytime In this walk-in storytime for ages 3–8, volunteer naturalists will take your children on a fantastic journey through forests, streams and other magical places as they read select books. Children will participate in a hands-on nature activity. 10am, 11am and 2pm at Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center
  • Happy Hoppers: This time of year the Sanctuary is starting to “hop” with frogs and toads. We’ll learn about our webbed-footed friends, take a hike to listen to their calls, then make a froggy craft! Please call to register, 816-781-8598. 11am-noon for ages 3 – 6; $5/child $10/family at Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary, 407 N La Frenz Road, Liberty, MO 64068
  • Saturday Storytime: Come hear a naturalist read a tale about an exciting animal. Afterwards, we’ll make a fun craft to take home! 1:30pm at Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary, 407 N La Frenz Road, Liberty, MO 64068
  • Hands On History: History is brought to life in this family-friendly program in which kids of all ages are invited to handle Great War artifacts. 2pm every Saturday at the National WWI Museum and Memorial; complimentary with paid admission
  • Art + Family = FUN at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Join us every Saturday and Sunday from 1-4pm for FREE activities for all ages! 1-4pm, at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, KCMO.
  • Cedar Cove Big Cat Feeding: Learn about big cats at Kansas City’s own big cat conservatory & education center. Winter hours are 11am-3pm, with a 2pm feeding time. Cedar Cove Feline Conservatory & Education Center, 3783 K68 Highway, Louisburg, Kansas, 66053
  • Trail Fun: African Americans in the West: Discover how African Americans contributed in settling the western reaches of our continent and receive a prize for your exploration findings! 1-3pm, Saturdays through March, free with regular museum admission. National Frontier Trails Museum, 318 W. Pacific, Independence, MO
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics offers a great opportunity for all children to get familiar with the gym or practice their technique. It is also a great opportunity for children to release all that built up energy! 12:30-2pm, $6/person
  • Free craft workshop: Lakeshore Learning offers a free craft workshop each Saturday! 11am at Lakeshore Learning at Merriam Town Center, 5670 Antioch Road, Merriam, KS.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

  • SuperHero Weekend at the Zoo: It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Superhero Weekend! Meet your favorite SuperHero from 10am-3pm! Bring a camera and have your picture taken with Spider-Man and Captain America on Saturday and Thor and Iron Man on Sunday. FOTZ members will have an exclusive super hero meet and greet from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. on both days. March 18 & 19
  • Art + Family = FUN at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Join us every Saturday and Sunday from 1-4pm for FREE activities for all ages! 1-4pm, at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, KCMO.

Monday, March 20, 2017

  • Moms FREE Monday@Paradise Park: Moms get a free admission to the Edutainment Center with the purchase of a full priced child admission! The children’s edutainment center emphasizes hands-on discovery learning through developmentally-appropriate spontaneous play, and it includes some elements of pure entertainment. Paradise Park, 1021 NE Colbern Rd, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086. (Not valid on holidays. Promotion honored 9:30 AM-Noon on stated days throughout the year. Promotional days are not valid with any other coupon or discount.)
  • Little Monkey Bizness Power Hour: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer! $6 admission every Monday & Wednesday 1-3pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216
  • Gym for Me: Designed to provide children a place to run, ride, and play while exercising, making new friends and having fun! Kids enjoy push toys, riding toys, balls, and inflatables. Most Mondays & Wednesdays, 9-11am during the school year; $1/child ages 12 months-5 years; under 12 months free; adult supervision required. Lenexa Community Center, 13420 Oak Street, Lenexa, KS 66215
  • Mom & Me Bumper Bowling: Summit Lanes offers bumper bowling for moms and their little ones, 9:30-11:30am, every Monday and Wednesday. 803 SW Oldham Pkwy, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081
  • Reading Time with Miss Beth: Miss Beth at the Corinth Square Learning Tree reads classic and new kid’s stories and may even do a craft or two every Monday. 10:30-11am; All ages are welcome
  • Toddle Time: Bring your kids in for two hours of fun on Mondays and Thursdays. Children 9 months to 5 years old (with parent/guardian supervision) can enjoy a large assortment of toys in the gym. 10am-noon; $2/child per visit at Bonner Springs Community Center, 200 E 3rd St, Bonner Springs, KS 66012

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

  • Tots on Tuesday: Kemper Museum invites children ages 3-5 to visit with a museum educator and Kansas City librarian to participate in discussion, songs, stories, and art-making inspired by the works of art featured each month. Third Tuesday of each month; Session 1: 10–11am; Session 2: 11am–noon; Drop-in, no registration required
  • Creative Story Time@Ceramics Cafe: Do you have a pre-schooler who loves to paint? Ceramic Cafe offers a fun story & paint time every Tuesday and Friday. After story time, kids get to paint a ceramic item that goes along with the story and finish with a snack. Tuesdays at 11am, Fridays at 10:30am, $9.50 per child. No reservations unless you want to come with a large group.
  • Toddle Time: Blending timeless classics, such as an obstacle course and push-carts, with trendy new toys, Toddle Time is a program that will captivate your toddler’s imagination and attention for hours. This indoor open play space is available to for kids 5 and under every Tuesday and Wednesday at the Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park, KS; 9-11am; $1/member, $2 non-member, no admission fee for parents.
  • Backyard Specialists Pay for Play: Looking for some outdoor fun? Plan a play date for your children and their friends at our amazing Olathe location. Featuring many sets to play on, picnic tables to enjoy a treat, and stay as long as you want (during hours of operation. $2/child, year round (weather permitting) on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am-5pm
  • UrbanAir JumpeRoo: Toddler time is happening at UrbanAir for just $10/child (ages 3&up) and $5/child (ages 2&under) for 3 hours of jump time, 9am-noon, UrbanAir, 14401 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66223
  • Preschool Indoor Playground: Tons of toys to play with each Tuesday at Irene B. French Community Center. Parent/guardian supervision required; special activities included near the holidays. $2/child; 9:30-11:30am at Irene B. French Community Center, 5701 Merriam Dr., Merriam, KS 66203

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

  • Darling Daguerrotypes: Bring your favorite toy or choose one from the museum’s education collection to get your snapshot taken and turned into a faux daguerreotype. Then, decorate a case for your new portrait! Included with $5 museum admission at the National Museum of Toys/Miniatures, 5235 Oak Street, KCMO. 1-4pm; March 22 & 24.
  • Animal Tales Story Time: Visit the Nature Center for stories, songs, and surprises geared to preschool children. Come listen and learn. Meet a special animal friend every time. All children must be accompanied by a paying adult. For ages 2-6; 10:30-11am; $2 per person including adults. Ernie Miller Nature Park, 909 KS-7, Olathe, KS 66061
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics offers a great opportunity for all children to get familiar with the gym or practice their technique. It is also a great opportunity for children to release all that built up energy! Noon-1, $5/person
  • Toddle Time: Blending timeless classics, such as an obstacle course and push-carts, with trendy new toys, Toddle Time is a program that will captivate your toddler’s imagination and attention for hours. This indoor open play space is available to for kids 5 and under every Tuesday and Wednesday at the Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park, KS; 9-11am; $1/member, $2 non-member, no admission fee for parents.
  • Wonderscope Music Time: Each Wednesday, enjoy Music Time at Wonderscope! 10:30am in the Tinkerspace; limit 20 people. Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Little Monkey Bizness Power Hour: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer! $6 admission every Monday & Wednesday 1-3pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216
  • Baby Bounce Story Time: The KC Public Library Plaza Branch provides stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months of age; 9:30am & 10:30am, 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Family Skate Night: Just $12/family for a family of 4 ($3.75/individual); 6:30-8:30pm each Wednesday at Landmark2 Skate Center, 701 SE Oldham Court, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081
  • Gym for Me: Designed to provide children a place to run, ride, and play while exercising, making new friends and having fun! Kids enjoy push toys, riding toys, balls, and inflatables. Most Mondays & Wednesdays, 9-11am during the school year; $1/child ages 12 months-5 years; under 12 months free; adult supervision required. Lenexa Community Center, 13420 Oak Street, Lenexa, KS 66215
  • Mom & Me Bumper Bowling: Summit Lanes offers bumper bowling for moms and their little ones, 9:30-11:30am, every Monday and Wednesday. 803 SW Oldham Pkwy, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081

Thursday, March 23, 2017

  • Wonderscope Art Time: Each Thursday, enjoy a special art time with creative and fun activities to keep little hands and minds engaged. 10:30am in ArtWorks; Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Backyard Specialists Pay for Play: Looking for some outdoor fun? Plan a play date for your children and their friends at our amazing Olathe location. Featuring many sets to play on, picnic tables to enjoy a treat, and stay as long as you want (during hours of operation. $2/child, year round (weather permitting) on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am-5pm
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics offers a great opportunity for all children to get familiar with the gym or practice their technique. It is also a great opportunity for children to release all that built up energy! Noon-1, $5/person
  • Tales for Tiny Tykes: If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a story time; 9:30am & 10:30am at the KC Public Library Plaza Branch; 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Music and Movement with Jenny: Drop in for one class or come visit Jenny each Thursday at the Learning Tree, Corinth Square from 10:30-11am! No reservations necessary; $5/class, punch cards are available.

Friday, March 24, 2017

  • Creative Story Time@Ceramics Cafe: Do you have a pre-schooler who loves to paint? Ceramic Cafe offers a fun story & paint time every Tuesday and Friday. After story time, kids get to paint a ceramic item that goes along with the story and finish with a snack. Tuesdays at 11am, Fridays at 10:30am, $9.50 per child. No reservations unless you want to come with a large group.
  • Kids Night Out at Paint Glaze & Fire: Drop your kids off for pizza, painting and fun! Includes pottery, pizza and soft drink. Sign up with a friend and both receive $2.00 off! Ages 6 +; 6:30-8:30pm; Paint Glaze & Fire Ceramics & Coffee House, 12683 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66213
  • Darling Daguerrotypes: Bring your favorite toy or choose one from the museum’s education collection to get your snapshot taken and turned into a faux daguerreotype. Then, decorate a case for your new portrait! Included with $5 museum admission at the National Museum of Toys/Miniatures, 5235 Oak Street, KCMO. 1-4pm; March 22 & 24.
  • UrbanAir JumpeRoo: Toddler time is happening at UrbanAir for just $10/child (ages 3&up) and $5/child (ages 2&under) for 3 hours of jump time, 9am-noon, UrbanAir, 14401 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66223
  • Little Monkey Bizness Family Night: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer! $7 admission every Friday night, 4-9pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216
  • Preschool Story Time: If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a story time; 10:30am at the KC Public Library Plaza Branch; 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Tales, Tails and Trails: Let your imagination run wild! Prairie Oak Nature Center at Ironwoods Park offers a free story time and activity every Friday morning March – May. Young ones, ages 2-5, will enjoy a nature-themed story and program with their caregiver. A portion of each class is spent outside exploring, so dress appropriately.  1 hour class, no reservation required, 14701 Mission Road,  Leawood, KS
  • Nights at the Arboretum: The moon will be a sliver of itself, so take advantage of stargazing, and other night sights and sounds. Bring the family and flashlights to enjoy activities that focus on animals and their habitats at the Arboretum. No pre-registration necessary, included with admission. 7-9pm at Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, 8909 W. 179th St. , Overland Park, KS 66085

Saturday, March 25, 2017

  • Species Spotlight: Camels & Llamas: Do camels really store water in their humps? How many toenails does a llama have? Find out the answers to these questions and many more at Species Spotlight. 10am-2pm, March 25 & 26.
  • Daring American Women: Celebrate the rich past of American women and girls during Women’s History Month! Bring your favorite doll and yourself dressed in your favorite fashion from American history. Hear of trials and triumphs from women, see the fashions of girls during various historic periods, and have tea with your doll and your fellow American women. $7 per person, including adults, $8 nonresidents. Click here to register, then click the Register for Activities button and do a barcode search for 36623.  1-3pm at Ernie Miller Nature Center, 909 N. K-7 Highway, Olathe, Kansas, 66061
  • Milo & Ruw’s Birthday Party: Join the Kansas City Zoo at the chimpanzee exhibit for a special birthday party! Chimpanzee Milo is turning 2 and little Ruw is celebrating her first birthday. Sing happy birthday to both of them during the Zookeeper chat at 1pm March 25, 26 & 27. The chimpanzee troop will enjoy birthday enrichment items while you enjoy birthday cupcakes!
  • Hike Swope Park with a Naturalist: Learn about nature on this fun hike through Swope Park. All hikes are free and open to the public, and have “early out” options if you want to finish your hike before noon. 10am-noon at Lakeside Nature Center in Swope Park, 4701 E. Gregory Blvd., KCMO; severe weather is considered a cancellation.
  • Bonnie & Clyde at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse showcases the true history of the outlaws’ life during the Great Depression. 10am, free of charge at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse in Ironwoods Park at 147th & Mission Road, Leawood, KS 66224
  • Saturday Storytime: Come hear a naturalist read a tale about an exciting animal. Afterwards, we’ll make a fun craft to take home! 1:30pm at Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary, 407 N La Frenz Road, Liberty, MO 64068
  • Candlelight Night Hike / Earth Hour 2017: Turn off your lights and come out to the Nature Sanctuary for a candlelight night hike. Bring an earth friendly candle! 8:30-9:30pm, free of charge, donations are appreciated
  • Hands On History: History is brought to life in this family-friendly program in which kids of all ages are invited to handle Great War artifacts. 2pm every Saturday at the National WWI Museum and Memorial; complimentary with paid admission
  • Art + Family = FUN at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Join us every Saturday and Sunday from 1-4pm for FREE activities for all ages! 1-4pm, at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, KCMO.
  • Cedar Cove Big Cat Feeding: Learn about big cats at Kansas City’s own big cat conservatory & education center. Winter hours are 11am-3pm, with a 2pm feeding time. Cedar Cove Feline Conservatory & Education Center, 3783 K68 Highway, Louisburg, Kansas, 66053
  • Trail Fun: African Americans in the West: Discover how African Americans contributed in settling the western reaches of our continent and receive a prize for your exploration findings! 1-3pm, Saturdays through March, free with regular museum admission. National Frontier Trails Museum, 318 W. Pacific, Independence, MO
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics offers a great opportunity for all children to get familiar with the gym or practice their technique. It is also a great opportunity for children to release all that built up energy! 12:30-2pm, $6/person
  • Free craft workshop: Lakeshore Learning offers a free craft workshop each Saturday! 11am at Lakeshore Learning at Merriam Town Center, 5670 Antioch Road, Merriam, KS.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

  • Species Spotlight: Camels & Llamas: Do camels really store water in their humps? How many toenails does a llama have? Find out the answers to these questions and many more at Species Spotlight. 10am-2pm, March 25 & 26.
  • Milo & Ruw’s Birthday Party: Join the Kansas City Zoo at the chimpanzee exhibit for a special birthday party! Chimpanzee Milo is turning 2 and little Ruw is celebrating her first birthday. Sing happy birthday to both of them during the Zookeeper chat at 1pm March 25, 26 & 27. The chimpanzee troop will enjoy birthday enrichment items while you enjoy birthday cupcakes!
  • Creepy Crawlers Workshop: Experience the fun of pouring liquid goop into metal molds to create creepy insects, creatures, and figures! $10 fee (free for museum members) includes workshop materials and museum admission. Space is limited, reservations are required. Call (816) 235-8005 or email mercierk@toyandminiaturemuseum.org to reserve a spot. For ages 10+; 1-4pm at the National Museum of Toys/Miniatures, 5235 Oak Street, KCMO.
  • Art + Family = FUN at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Join us every Saturday and Sunday from 1-4pm for FREE activities for all ages! 1-4pm, at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, KCMO.

Monday, March 27, 2017

  • Milo & Ruw’s Birthday Party: Join the Kansas City Zoo at the chimpanzee exhibit for a special birthday party! Chimpanzee Milo is turning 2 and little Ruw is celebrating her first birthday. Sing happy birthday to both of them during the Zookeeper chat at 1pm March 25, 26 & 27. The chimpanzee troop will enjoy birthday enrichment items while you enjoy birthday cupcakes!
  • Moms FREE Monday@Paradise Park: Moms get a free admission to the Edutainment Center with the purchase of a full priced child admission! The children’s edutainment center emphasizes hands-on discovery learning through developmentally-appropriate spontaneous play, and it includes some elements of pure entertainment. Paradise Park, 1021 NE Colbern Rd, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086. (Not valid on holidays. Promotion honored 9:30 AM-Noon on stated days throughout the year. Promotional days are not valid with any other coupon or discount.)
  • Little Monkey Bizness Power Hour: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer! $6 admission every Monday & Wednesday 1-3pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216
  • Gym for Me: Designed to provide children a place to run, ride, and play while exercising, making new friends and having fun! Kids enjoy push toys, riding toys, balls, and inflatables. Most Mondays & Wednesdays, 9-11am during the school year; $1/child ages 12 months-5 years; under 12 months free; adult supervision required. Lenexa Community Center, 13420 Oak Street, Lenexa, KS 66215
  • Mom & Me Bumper Bowling: Summit Lanes offers bumper bowling for moms and their little ones, 9:30-11:30am, every Monday and Wednesday. 803 SW Oldham Pkwy, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081
  • Reading Time with Miss Beth: Miss Beth at the Corinth Square Learning Tree reads classic and new kid’s stories and may even do a craft or two every Monday. 10:30-11am; All ages are welcome
  • Toddle Time: Bring your kids in for two hours of fun on Mondays and Thursdays. Children 9 months to 5 years old (with parent/guardian supervision) can enjoy a large assortment of toys in the gym. 10am-noon; $2/child per visit at Bonner Springs Community Center, 200 E 3rd St, Bonner Springs, KS 66012

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

  • Half-Day Nature Watch: Kids ages 6-9 will play games, make crafts and learn about nature during these 3.5 hour classes, scheduled during days off/early release days. 2-5:30pm at the Prairie Oak Nature Center in Ironwoods Park, 14701 Mission Road, Leawood, KS; $45/Leawood resident, $55/non-resident
  • Creative Story Time@Ceramics Cafe: Do you have a pre-schooler who loves to paint? Ceramic Cafe offers a fun story & paint time every Tuesday and Friday. After story time, kids get to paint a ceramic item that goes along with the story and finish with a snack. Tuesdays at 11am, Fridays at 10:30am, $9.50 per child. No reservations unless you want to come with a large group.
  • Toddle Time: Blending timeless classics, such as an obstacle course and push-carts, with trendy new toys, Toddle Time is a program that will captivate your toddler’s imagination and attention for hours. This indoor open play space is available to for kids 5 and under every Tuesday and Wednesday at the Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park, KS; 9-11am; $1/member, $2 non-member, no admission fee for parents.
  • Backyard Specialists Pay for Play: Looking for some outdoor fun? Plan a play date for your children and their friends at our amazing Olathe location. Featuring many sets to play on, picnic tables to enjoy a treat, and stay as long as you want (during hours of operation. $2/child, year round (weather permitting) on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am-5pm
  • UrbanAir JumpeRoo: Toddler time is happening at UrbanAir for just $10/child (ages 3&up) and $5/child (ages 2&under) for 3 hours of jump time, 9am-noon, UrbanAir, 14401 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66223
  • Preschool Indoor Playground: Tons of toys to play with each Tuesday at Irene B. French Community Center. Parent/guardian supervision required; special activities included near the holidays. $2/child; 9:30-11:30am at Irene B. French Community Center, 5701 Merriam Dr., Merriam, KS 66203

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

  • Disney on Ice: Follow Your Heart: It’s hard to beat the magic of Disney, especially when it pairs its beautiful music with some magnificent ice skating! Kids will have fun with characters from Finding Dory, Inside Out, Frozen and their favorite Disney princesses! March 29-April 2, 2017 at Sprint Center; show times and ticket prices vary.
  • Tree Tour: Wind through the trails at the Overland Park Arboretum and see a vast selection of trees in their native surroundings. The 140 acres of naturally planted woodlands include rocky bluffs, creeks, bottomlands, and hillsides. Wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather. Free with admission; 1-2pm at Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, 8909 W. 179th St., Overland Park, KS 66085
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics offers a great opportunity for all children to get familiar with the gym or practice their technique. It is also a great opportunity for children to release all that built up energy! Noon-1, $5/person
  • Toddle Time: Blending timeless classics, such as an obstacle course and push-carts, with trendy new toys, Toddle Time is a program that will captivate your toddler’s imagination and attention for hours. This indoor open play space is available to for kids 5 and under every Tuesday and Wednesday at the Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park, KS; 9-11am; $1/member, $2 non-member, no admission fee for parents.
  • Wonderscope Music Time: Each Wednesday, enjoy Music Time at Wonderscope! 10:30am in the Tinkerspace; limit 20 people. Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Little Monkey Bizness Power Hour: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer! $6 admission every Monday & Wednesday 1-3pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216
  • Baby Bounce Story Time: The KC Public Library Plaza Branch provides stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months of age; 9:30am & 10:30am, 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Family Skate Night: Just $12/family for a family of 4 ($3.75/individual); 6:30-8:30pm each Wednesday at Landmark2 Skate Center, 701 SE Oldham Court, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081
  • Gym for Me: Designed to provide children a place to run, ride, and play while exercising, making new friends and having fun! Kids enjoy push toys, riding toys, balls, and inflatables. Most Mondays & Wednesdays, 9-11am during the school year; $1/child ages 12 months-5 years; under 12 months free; adult supervision required. Lenexa Community Center, 13420 Oak Street, Lenexa, KS 66215
  • Mom & Me Bumper Bowling: Summit Lanes offers bumper bowling for moms and their little ones, 9:30-11:30am, every Monday and Wednesday. 803 SW Oldham Pkwy, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081

Thursday, March 30, 2017

  • Disney on Ice: Follow Your Heart: It’s hard to beat the magic of Disney, especially when it pairs its beautiful music with some magnificent ice skating! Kids will have fun with characters from Finding Dory, Inside Out, Frozen and their favorite Disney princesses! March 29-April 2, 2017 at Sprint Center; show times and ticket prices vary.
  • Wonderscope Art Time: Each Thursday, enjoy a special art time with creative and fun activities to keep little hands and minds engaged. 10:30am in ArtWorks; Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Backyard Specialists Pay for Play: Looking for some outdoor fun? Plan a play date for your children and their friends at our amazing Olathe location. Featuring many sets to play on, picnic tables to enjoy a treat, and stay as long as you want (during hours of operation. $2/child, year round (weather permitting) on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am-5pm
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics offers a great opportunity for all children to get familiar with the gym or practice their technique. It is also a great opportunity for children to release all that built up energy! Noon-1, $5/person
  • Tales for Tiny Tykes: If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a story time; 9:30am & 10:30am at the KC Public Library Plaza Branch; 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Music and Movement with Jenny: Drop in for one class or come visit Jenny each Thursday at the Learning Tree, Corinth Square from 10:30-11am! No reservations necessary; $5/class, punch cards are available.

Friday, March 31, 2017

  • Disney on Ice: Follow Your Heart: It’s hard to beat the magic of Disney, especially when it pairs its beautiful music with some magnificent ice skating! Kids will have fun with characters from Finding Dory, Inside Out, Frozen and their favorite Disney princesses! March 29-April 2, 2017 at Sprint Center; show times and ticket prices vary.
  • Creative Story Time@Ceramics Cafe: Do you have a pre-schooler who loves to paint? Ceramic Cafe offers a fun story & paint time every Tuesday and Friday. After story time, kids get to paint a ceramic item that goes along with the story and finish with a snack. Tuesdays at 11am, Fridays at 10:30am, $9.50 per child. No reservations unless you want to come with a large group.
  • Paint Me a Story: The perfect time for parents, grandparents (or nanny) to enjoy story time and painting fun. $15.00 per child ($13.00 per sibling) includes story time, pottery and snack. Ages 2 -5. Reservations recommended for all events. 10:30-11:30am at Paint Glaze & Fire Ceramics & Coffee House, 12683 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66213
  • UrbanAir JumpeRoo: Toddler time is happening at UrbanAir for just $10/child (ages 3&up) and $5/child (ages 2&under) for 3 hours of jump time, 9am-noon, UrbanAir, 14401 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66223
  • Little Monkey Bizness Family Night: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer! $7 admission every Friday night, 4-9pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216
  • Preschool Story Time: If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a story time; 10:30am at the KC Public Library Plaza Branch; 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Tales, Tails and Trails: Let your imagination run wild! Prairie Oak Nature Center at Ironwoods Park offers a free story time and activity every Friday morning March – May. Young ones, ages 2-5, will enjoy a nature-themed story and program with their caregiver. A portion of each class is spent outside exploring, so dress appropriately.  1 hour class, no reservation required, 14701 Mission Road,  Leawood, KS

Saturday, April 1, 2017

  • Disney on Ice: Follow Your Heart: It’s hard to beat the magic of Disney, especially when it pairs its beautiful music with some magnificent ice skating! Kids will have fun with characters from Finding Dory, Inside Out, Frozen and their favorite Disney princesses! March 29-April 2, 2017 at Sprint Center; show times and ticket prices vary.
  • Opening Day at Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead! Open daily from April 1-Oct. 31; 9am-5pm, with extended hours Memorial Day to Labor Day.
  • Saturday Storytime: Come hear a naturalist read a tale about an exciting animal. Afterwards, we’ll make a fun craft to take home! 1:30pm at Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary, 407 N La Frenz Road, Liberty, MO 64068
  • Nature Nuts Storytime In this walk-in storytime for ages 3–8, volunteer naturalists will take your children on a fantastic journey through forests, streams and other magical places as they read select books. Children will participate in a hands-on nature activity. 10am, 11am and 2pm at Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center
  • Hands On History: History is brought to life in this family-friendly program in which kids of all ages are invited to handle Great War artifacts. 2pm every Saturday at the National WWI Museum and Memorial; complimentary with paid admission
  • Art + Family = FUN at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Join us every Saturday and Sunday from 1-4pm for FREE activities for all ages! 1-4pm, at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, KCMO.
  • Cedar Cove Big Cat Feeding: Learn about big cats at Kansas City’s own big cat conservatory & education center. Winter hours are 11am-3pm, with a 2pm feeding time. Cedar Cove Feline Conservatory & Education Center, 3783 K68 Highway, Louisburg, Kansas, 66053
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics offers a great opportunity for all children to get familiar with the gym or practice their technique. It is also a great opportunity for children to release all that built up energy! 12:30-2pm, $6/person
  • Free craft workshop: Lakeshore Learning offers a free craft workshop each Saturday! 11am at Lakeshore Learning at Merriam Town Center, 5670 Antioch Road, Merriam, KS.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

  • Disney on Ice: Follow Your Heart: It’s hard to beat the magic of Disney, especially when it pairs its beautiful music with some magnificent ice skating! Kids will have fun with characters from Finding Dory, Inside Out, Frozen and their favorite Disney princesses! March 29-April 2, 2017 at Sprint Center; show times and ticket prices vary.
  • KiteFest: Let’s go fly a kite at the Arboretum! Purchase a kite or bring your own and come enjoy watching them fly through the air in this scenic backdrop. Noon-4pm every Sunday in April at Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, 8909 W. 179 St., Overland Park, KS 66085
  • Art + Family = FUN at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Join us every Saturday and Sunday from 1-4pm for FREE activities for all ages! 1-4pm, at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, KCMO.
  • Special Swim: Meet and join other families and people with disabilities in this quiet and semi-private special swim session. Enjoy the pool with your family before the community center opens to the general public. Lifeguards are on duty. This special time brought to you by the City of Overland Park. This event is free and occurs the first Sunday of each month, 9-10am at Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park, KS 66204

Monday, April 3, 2017

  • Solve it Cyrus!: Cyrus can solve anything! But in this musical, Cyrus meets his match: Math Class. Come along as Cyrus and his friends learn the ins and outs of all things math.  Students and teachers alike will learn what makes math fun in this delightfully charming musical adventure. $6/ticket; 9:45 & 11:30am shows at The Folly Theater, 300 West 12th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105
  • Moms FREE Monday@Paradise Park: Moms get a free admission to the Edutainment Center with the purchase of a full priced child admission! The children’s edutainment center emphasizes hands-on discovery learning through developmentally-appropriate spontaneous play, and it includes some elements of pure entertainment. Paradise Park, 1021 NE Colbern Rd, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086. (Not valid on holidays. Promotion honored 9:30 AM-Noon on stated days throughout the year. Promotional days are not valid with any other coupon or discount.)
  • Little Monkey Bizness Power Hour: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer! $6 admission every Monday & Wednesday 1-3pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216
  • Gym for Me: Designed to provide children a place to run, ride, and play while exercising, making new friends and having fun! Kids enjoy push toys, riding toys, balls, and inflatables. Most Mondays & Wednesdays, 9-11am during the school year; $1/child ages 12 months-5 years; under 12 months free; adult supervision required. Lenexa Community Center, 13420 Oak Street, Lenexa, KS 66215
  • Mom & Me Bumper Bowling: Summit Lanes offers bumper bowling for moms and their little ones, 9:30-11:30am, every Monday and Wednesday. 803 SW Oldham Pkwy, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081
  • Reading Time with Miss Beth: Miss Beth at the Corinth Square Learning Tree reads classic and new kid’s stories and may even do a craft or two every Monday. 10:30-11am; All ages are welcome
  • Toddle Time: Bring your kids in for two hours of fun on Mondays and Thursdays. Children 9 months to 5 years old (with parent/guardian supervision) can enjoy a large assortment of toys in the gym. 10am-noon; $2/child per visit at Bonner Springs Community Center, 200 E 3rd St, Bonner Springs, KS 66012

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

  • Creative Story Time@Ceramics Cafe: Do you have a pre-schooler who loves to paint? Ceramic Cafe offers a fun story & paint time every Tuesday and Friday. After story time, kids get to paint a ceramic item that goes along with the story and finish with a snack. Tuesdays at 11am, Fridays at 10:30am, $9.50 per child. No reservations unless you want to come with a large group.
  • Toddle Time: Blending timeless classics, such as an obstacle course and push-carts, with trendy new toys, Toddle Time is a program that will captivate your toddler’s imagination and attention for hours. This indoor open play space is available to for kids 5 and under every Tuesday and Wednesday at the Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park, KS; 9-11am; $1/member, $2 non-member, no admission fee for parents.
  • Backyard Specialists Pay for Play: Looking for some outdoor fun? Plan a play date for your children and their friends at our amazing Olathe location. Featuring many sets to play on, picnic tables to enjoy a treat, and stay as long as you want (during hours of operation. $2/child, year round (weather permitting) on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am-5pm
  • UrbanAir JumpeRoo: Toddler time is happening at UrbanAir for just $10/child (ages 3&up) and $5/child (ages 2&under) for 3 hours of jump time, 9am-noon, UrbanAir, 14401 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66223
  • Preschool Indoor Playground: Tons of toys to play with each Tuesday at Irene B. French Community Center. Parent/guardian supervision required; special activities included near the holidays. $2/child; 9:30-11:30am at Irene B. French Community Center, 5701 Merriam Dr., Merriam, KS 66203

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics offers a great opportunity for all children to get familiar with the gym or practice their technique. It is also a great opportunity for children to release all that built up energy! Noon-1, $5/person
  • Toddle Time: Blending timeless classics, such as an obstacle course and push-carts, with trendy new toys, Toddle Time is a program that will captivate your toddler’s imagination and attention for hours. This indoor open play space is available to for kids 5 and under every Tuesday and Wednesday at the Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park, KS; 9-11am; $1/member, $2 non-member, no admission fee for parents.
  • Wonderscope Music Time: Each Wednesday, enjoy Music Time at Wonderscope! 10:30am in the Tinkerspace; limit 20 people. Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Little Monkey Bizness Power Hour: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer! $6 admission every Monday & Wednesday 1-3pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216
  • Baby Bounce Story Time: The KC Public Library Plaza Branch provides stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months of age; 9:30am & 10:30am, 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Family Skate Night: Just $12/family for a family of 4 ($3.75/individual); 6:30-8:30pm each Wednesday at Landmark2 Skate Center, 701 SE Oldham Court, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081
  • Gym for Me: Designed to provide children a place to run, ride, and play while exercising, making new friends and having fun! Kids enjoy push toys, riding toys, balls, and inflatables. Most Mondays & Wednesdays, 9-11am during the school year; $1/child ages 12 months-5 years; under 12 months free; adult supervision required. Lenexa Community Center, 13420 Oak Street, Lenexa, KS 66215
  • Mom & Me Bumper Bowling: Summit Lanes offers bumper bowling for moms and their little ones, 9:30-11:30am, every Monday and Wednesday. 803 SW Oldham Pkwy, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081

Thursday, April 6, 2017

  • Wonderscope Art Time: Each Thursday, enjoy a special art time with creative and fun activities to keep little hands and minds engaged. 10:30am in ArtWorks; Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Backyard Specialists Pay for Play: Looking for some outdoor fun? Plan a play date for your children and their friends at our amazing Olathe location. Featuring many sets to play on, picnic tables to enjoy a treat, and stay as long as you want (during hours of operation. $2/child, year round (weather permitting) on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am-5pm
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics offers a great opportunity for all children to get familiar with the gym or practice their technique. It is also a great opportunity for children to release all that built up energy! Noon-1, $5/person
  • Tales for Tiny Tykes: If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a story time; 9:30am & 10:30am at the KC Public Library Plaza Branch; 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Music and Movement with Jenny: Drop in for one class or come visit Jenny each Thursday at the Learning Tree, Corinth Square from 10:30-11am! No reservations necessary; $5/class, punch cards are available.

Friday, April 7, 2017

  • Spring N Stars: At this astronomy program, you will take a look at Regulus and Sirius, learn the constellations Virgo and Arcturus, and look at the “Beehive” Cluster. Limit 25. Please call to register, 816-781-8598. 7-8:30pm, ages 6 and up, $8/1 adult and 1 child, or $10/family at Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary, 407 N La Frenz Road, Liberty, MO 64068
  • Creative Story Time@Ceramics Cafe: Do you have a pre-schooler who loves to paint? Ceramic Cafe offers a fun story & paint time every Tuesday and Friday. After story time, kids get to paint a ceramic item that goes along with the story and finish with a snack. Tuesdays at 11am, Fridays at 10:30am, $9.50 per child. No reservations unless you want to come with a large group.
  • UrbanAir JumpeRoo: Toddler time is happening at UrbanAir for just $10/child (ages 3&up) and $5/child (ages 2&under) for 3 hours of jump time, 9am-noon, UrbanAir, 14401 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66223
  • Little Monkey Bizness Family Night: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer! $7 admission every Friday night, 4-9pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216
  • Preschool Story Time: If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a story time; 10:30am at the KC Public Library Plaza Branch; 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Tales, Tails and Trails: Let your imagination run wild! Prairie Oak Nature Center at Ironwoods Park offers a free story time and activity every Friday morning March – May. Young ones, ages 2-5, will enjoy a nature-themed story and program with their caregiver. A portion of each class is spent outside exploring, so dress appropriately.  1 hour class, no reservation required, 14701 Mission Road,  Leawood, KS

Saturday, April 8, 2017

  • Easter Bunny at Crown Center: Kids of all ages can meet and greet the Easter Bunny! Take your own photos, or get a professional photographer to take your pictures (for a fee). Noon-4pm in Crown Center Shops Atrium, April 8, 9, 14 & 15.
  • Underwater Easter Egg Hunt: Join the Gladstone Community Center for 45-minutes of play time in the pool; different times available for different age groups, ranging from 6 months to 7 years old. Register online; space is limited and program fills fast! $5/resident; $7/non-resident at Gladstone Community Center, 6901 N. Holmes Street, Gladstone, MO 64118
  • Kids Spring Jamboree: Easter egg hunt, crafts, field games and bring your own basket! 10am-2pm at Shoal Creek Living History Museum in Hodge Park, 7000 Northeast Barry Road; Free Admission, donations accepted
  • Storytime for Pre-schoolers at the Nelson-Atkins Museum: Enjoy story times led by librarians from the Kansas City Public Library every second Sunday of the month. 1:30-2pm, Free, drop-in only; The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak Street, Kansas City, MO 64111
  • Hike Swope Park with a Naturalist: Learn about nature on this fun hike through Swope Park. All hikes are free and open to the public, and have “early out” options if you want to finish your hike before noon. 10am-noon at Lakeside Nature Center in Swope Park, 4701 E. Gregory Blvd., KCMO; severe weather is considered a cancellation
  • Bone-Anza: Easter treats and contests for you and your pup! Bring your camera for pictures with the Easter Bunny! 1-3pm, $5/donation at the gate at Waggin’ Trail Dog Park, NE 32nd and Swift, North Kansas City
  • Full Moon Hike at George Owens Nature Center: This free program lets you and your family enjoy a guided  moonlit hike through the park. Reserve your spot by 5pm the day before each hike by calling (816) 325-7115.  Each hike is limited to 15 participants.  Hikes will cover uneven dirt and mulch trails. Please, no baby strollers or light up shoes.  Binoculars recommended and dress for the weather.
  • Hands On History: History is brought to life in this family-friendly program in which kids of all ages are invited to handle Great War artifacts. 2pm every Saturday at the National WWI Museum and Memorial; complimentary with paid admission
  • Saturday Storytime: Come hear a naturalist read a tale about an exciting animal. Afterwards, we’ll make a fun craft to take home! 1:30pm at Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary, 407 N La Frenz Road, Liberty, MO 64068
  • Art + Family = FUN at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Join us every Saturday and Sunday from 1-4pm for FREE activities for all ages! 1-4pm, at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, KCMO.
  • Cedar Cove Big Cat Feeding: Learn about big cats at Kansas City’s own big cat conservatory & education center. Winter hours are 11am-3pm, with a 2pm feeding time. Cedar Cove Feline Conservatory & Education Center, 3783 K68 Highway, Louisburg, Kansas, 66053
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics offers a great opportunity for all children to get familiar with the gym or practice their technique. It is also a great opportunity for children to release all that built up energy! 12:30-2pm, $6/person
  • Free craft workshop: Lakeshore Learning offers a free craft workshop each Saturday! 11am at Lakeshore Learning at Merriam Town Center, 5670 Antioch Road, Merriam, KS.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

  • Easter Bunny at Crown Center: Kids of all ages can meet and greet the Easter Bunny! Take your own photos, or get a professional photographer to take your pictures (for a fee). Noon-4pm in Crown Center Shops Atrium, April 8, 9, 14 & 15.
  • Eggstravaganza: Leawood Parks & Rec’s 24th annual egg hunt is fun for the whole family! Free for all participants ages 8 & under  with plenty of eggs for all. Boy Scouts will serve a hot dog lunch from 11am-12:30pm for a nominal fee; Leawood City Park, 10601 Lee Blvd, Leawood, KS
  • KiteFest: Let’s go fly a kite at the Arboretum! Purchase a kite or bring your own and come enjoy watching them fly through the air in this scenic backdrop. Noon-4pm every Sunday in April at Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, 8909 W. 179 St., Overland Park, KS 66085
  • Mesner Puppet Theater Sneak Preview of Wizard of Oz: Mesner Puppet Theater will give an exclusive, behind-the-scenes glimpse into the theater’s upcoming production of The Wizard of Oz. The program includes a lecture and gallery visit. Included with museum admission. Included with price of admission; 2-3pm at the National Museum of Toys/Miniatures, 5235 Oak Street, KCMO.
  • Art + Family = FUN at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Join us every Saturday and Sunday from 1-4pm for FREE activities for all ages! 1-4pm, at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, KCMO.

Monday, April 10, 2017

  • Moms FREE Monday@Paradise Park: Moms get a free admission to the Edutainment Center with the purchase of a full priced child admission! The children’s edutainment center emphasizes hands-on discovery learning through developmentally-appropriate spontaneous play, and it includes some elements of pure entertainment. Paradise Park, 1021 NE Colbern Rd, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086. (Not valid on holidays. Promotion honored 9:30 AM-Noon on stated days throughout the year. Promotional days are not valid with any other coupon or discount.)
  • Little Monkey Bizness Power Hour: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer! $6 admission every Monday & Wednesday 1-3pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216
  • Gym for Me: Designed to provide children a place to run, ride, and play while exercising, making new friends and having fun! Kids enjoy push toys, riding toys, balls, and inflatables. Most Mondays & Wednesdays, 9-11am during the school year; $1/child ages 12 months-5 years; under 12 months free; adult supervision required. Lenexa Community Center, 13420 Oak Street, Lenexa, KS 66215
  • Mom & Me Bumper Bowling: Summit Lanes offers bumper bowling for moms and their little ones, 9:30-11:30am, every Monday and Wednesday. 803 SW Oldham Pkwy, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081
  • Reading Time with Miss Beth: Miss Beth at the Corinth Square Learning Tree reads classic and new kid’s stories and may even do a craft or two every Monday. 10:30-11am; All ages are welcome
  • Toddle Time: Bring your kids in for two hours of fun on Mondays and Thursdays. Children 9 months to 5 years old (with parent/guardian supervision) can enjoy a large assortment of toys in the gym. 10am-noon; $2/child per visit at Bonner Springs Community Center, 200 E 3rd St, Bonner Springs, KS 66012

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

  • Babes in the Woods: Splash Like a Frog! We’ll gather to experience how frogs and toads grow up. Water is an important of that process. We will play, splash and learn. For 0-36 months, 10-11am at Burr Oak Woods Nature Center, 1401 NW Park Rd, Blue Springs, MO 64015
  • Creative Story Time@Ceramics Cafe: Do you have a pre-schooler who loves to paint? Ceramic Cafe offers a fun story & paint time every Tuesday and Friday. After story time, kids get to paint a ceramic item that goes along with the story and finish with a snack. Tuesdays at 11am, Fridays at 10:30am, $9.50 per child. No reservations unless you want to come with a large group.
  • Toddle Time: Blending timeless classics, such as an obstacle course and push-carts, with trendy new toys, Toddle Time is a program that will captivate your toddler’s imagination and attention for hours. This indoor open play space is available to for kids 5 and under every Tuesday and Wednesday at the Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park, KS; 9-11am; $1/member, $2 non-member, no admission fee for parents.
  • Backyard Specialists Pay for Play: Looking for some outdoor fun? Plan a play date for your children and their friends at our amazing Olathe location. Featuring many sets to play on, picnic tables to enjoy a treat, and stay as long as you want (during hours of operation. $2/child, year round (weather permitting) on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am-5pm
  • UrbanAir JumpeRoo: Toddler time is happening at UrbanAir for just $10/child (ages 3&up) and $5/child (ages 2&under) for 3 hours of jump time, 9am-noon, UrbanAir, 14401 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66223
  • Preschool Indoor Playground: Tons of toys to play with each Tuesday at Irene B. French Community Center. Parent/guardian supervision required; special activities included near the holidays. $2/child; 9:30-11:30am at Irene B. French Community Center, 5701 Merriam Dr., Merriam, KS 66203

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

  • Little Acorns: Discover the world of nature through hands on exploration in a variety of topics. For ages 3-5, 10-11am at Burr Oak Woods Nature Center, 1401 NW Park Rd, Blue Springs, MO 64015
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics offers a great opportunity for all children to get familiar with the gym or practice their technique. It is also a great opportunity for children to release all that built up energy! Noon-1, $5/person
  • Toddle Time: Blending timeless classics, such as an obstacle course and push-carts, with trendy new toys, Toddle Time is a program that will captivate your toddler’s imagination and attention for hours. This indoor open play space is available to for kids 5 and under every Tuesday and Wednesday at the Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park, KS; 9-11am; $1/member, $2 non-member, no admission fee for parents.
  • Wonderscope Music Time: Each Wednesday, enjoy Music Time at Wonderscope! 10:30am in the Tinkerspace; limit 20 people. Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Little Monkey Bizness Power Hour: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer! $6 admission every Monday & Wednesday 1-3pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216
  • Baby Bounce Story Time: The KC Public Library Plaza Branch provides stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months of age; 9:30am & 10:30am, 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Family Skate Night: Just $12/family for a family of 4 ($3.75/individual); 6:30-8:30pm each Wednesday at Landmark2 Skate Center, 701 SE Oldham Court, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081
  • Gym for Me: Designed to provide children a place to run, ride, and play while exercising, making new friends and having fun! Kids enjoy push toys, riding toys, balls, and inflatables. Most Mondays & Wednesdays, 9-11am during the school year; $1/child ages 12 months-5 years; under 12 months free; adult supervision required. Lenexa Community Center, 13420 Oak Street, Lenexa, KS 66215
  • Mom & Me Bumper Bowling: Summit Lanes offers bumper bowling for moms and their little ones, 9:30-11:30am, every Monday and Wednesday. 803 SW Oldham Pkwy, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081

Thursday, April 13, 2017

  • Little Acorns: Discover the world of nature through hands on exploration in a variety of topics. For ages 3-5, 10-11am at Burr Oak Woods Nature Center, 1401 NW Park Rd, Blue Springs, MO 64015
  • Wonderscope Art Time: Each Thursday, enjoy a special art time with creative and fun activities to keep little hands and minds engaged. 10:30am in ArtWorks; Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Backyard Specialists Pay for Play: Looking for some outdoor fun? Plan a play date for your children and their friends at our amazing Olathe location. Featuring many sets to play on, picnic tables to enjoy a treat, and stay as long as you want (during hours of operation. $2/child, year round (weather permitting) on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am-5pm
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics offers a great opportunity for all children to get familiar with the gym or practice their technique. It is also a great opportunity for children to release all that built up energy! Noon-1, $5/person
  • Tales for Tiny Tykes: If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a story time; 9:30am & 10:30am at the KC Public Library Plaza Branch; 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Music and Movement with Jenny: Drop in for one class or come visit Jenny each Thursday at the Learning Tree, Corinth Square from 10:30-11am! No reservations necessary; $5/class, punch cards are available.

Friday, April 14, 2017

  • Easter Bunny at Crown Center: Kids of all ages can meet and greet the Easter Bunny! Take your own photos, or get a professional photographer to take your pictures (for a fee). Noon-4pm in Crown Center Shops Atrium, April 8, 9, 14 & 15.
  • Radical Reptiles: Learn about the scaly, crawly, slithering, world of reptiles! Meet plenty of live reptilian creatures and make a cold-blooded craft! Please call to register, 816-781-8598. 1-2pm for ages 3 – 6; $5/child $10/family at Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary, 407 N La Frenz Road, Liberty, MO 64068
  • Creative Story Time@Ceramics Cafe: Do you have a pre-schooler who loves to paint? Ceramic Cafe offers a fun story & paint time every Tuesday and Friday. After story time, kids get to paint a ceramic item that goes along with the story and finish with a snack. Tuesdays at 11am, Fridays at 10:30am, $9.50 per child. No reservations unless you want to come with a large group.
  • Paint Me a Story: The perfect time for parents, grandparents (or nanny) to enjoy story time and painting fun. $15.00 per child ($13.00 per sibling) includes story time, pottery and snack. Ages 2 -5. Reservations recommended for all events. 10:30-11:30am at Paint Glaze & Fire Ceramics & Coffee House, 12683 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66213
  • UrbanAir JumpeRoo: Toddler time is happening at UrbanAir for just $10/child (ages 3&up) and $5/child (ages 2&under) for 3 hours of jump time, 9am-noon, UrbanAir, 14401 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66223
  • Little Monkey Bizness Family Night: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer! $7 admission every Friday night, 4-9pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216
  • Preschool Story Time: If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a story time; 10:30am at the KC Public Library Plaza Branch; 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Tales, Tails and Trails: Let your imagination run wild! Prairie Oak Nature Center at Ironwoods Park offers a free story time and activity every Friday morning March – May. Young ones, ages 2-5, will enjoy a nature-themed story and program with their caregiver. A portion of each class is spent outside exploring, so dress appropriately.  1 hour class, no reservation required, 14701 Mission Road,  Leawood, KS
  • Family Fun Night at Paint Glaze & Fire: Enjoy a family night of pizza, painting and fun – not to mention the great memories you’ll make! $35.00 Package includes: 4 studio fees, 4 soft drinks, large cheese or pepperoni pizza and 15% off pottery painted at the event. Discounts for additional painters available. 5:30-8pm, Paint Glaze & Fire Ceramics & Coffee House, 12683 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66213

Saturday, April 15, 2017

  • Easter Bunny at Crown Center: Kids of all ages can meet and greet the Easter Bunny! Take your own photos, or get a professional photographer to take your pictures (for a fee). Noon-4pm in Crown Center Shops Atrium, April 8, 9, 14 & 15.
  • Easter Eggs and the Breakfast Bunny: Bring an empty Easter basket and kick off your Easter weekend with a special family-friendly pancake breakfast and egg hunt before enjoying Powell Gardens on your own. Various breakfast times, followed by an 11am egg hunt. Special activities include storytelling, photos with the Easter Bunny, flowerpot painting, and more! 8:45am-noon at Powell Gardens
  • Scavenger Saturdays at the Kemper Museum: Hone your art detective skills and discover something new about contemporary art at the Kemper Museum. The third Saturday of each month is Scavenger Saturdays for families. Children with adults may pick up a self-guided activity at the Visitor Services Desk and follow the clues on this “ART-astic” adventure. When finished with the activity, children may pick up a take-home, art-making activity kit. No reservations required, 10am–3pm; free, good for all ages.
  • Radical Reptiles: Learn about the scaly, crawly, slithering, world of reptiles! Meet plenty of live reptilian creatures and make a cold-blooded craft! Please call to register, 816-781-8598. 11am-noon for ages 3 – 6; $5/child $10/family at Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary, 407 N La Frenz Road, Liberty, MO 64068
  • Hands On History: History is brought to life in this family-friendly program in which kids of all ages are invited to handle Great War artifacts. 2pm every Saturday at the National WWI Museum and Memorial; complimentary with paid admission
  • Art + Family = FUN at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Join us every Saturday and Sunday from 1-4pm for FREE activities for all ages! 1-4pm, at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, KCMO.
  • Cedar Cove Big Cat Feeding: Learn about big cats at Kansas City’s own big cat conservatory & education center. Winter hours are 11am-3pm, with a 2pm feeding time. Cedar Cove Feline Conservatory & Education Center, 3783 K68 Highway, Louisburg, Kansas, 66053
  • Saturday Storytime: Come hear a naturalist read a tale about an exciting animal. Afterwards, we’ll make a fun craft to take home! 1:30pm at Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary, 407 N La Frenz Road, Liberty, MO 64068
  • Saturday Hike: Release, relax, stretch and hike with the staff under the setting sun and moon rise.. Please call to register, 816-781-8598. 6:30-7:45pm, for adults and kids 10 & up (with parent); $2/person at Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary, 407 N La Frenz Road, Liberty, MO 64068
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics offers a great opportunity for all children to get familiar with the gym or practice their technique. It is also a great opportunity for children to release all that built up energy! 12:30-2pm, $6/person
  • Free craft workshop: Lakeshore Learning offers a free craft workshop each Saturday! 11am at Lakeshore Learning at Merriam Town Center, 5670 Antioch Road, Merriam, KS.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

  • KiteFest: Let’s go fly a kite at the Arboretum! Purchase a kite or bring your own and come enjoy watching them fly through the air in this scenic backdrop. Noon-4pm every Sunday in April at Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, 8909 W. 179 St., Overland Park, KS 66085
  • Art + Family = FUN at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Join us every Saturday and Sunday from 1-4pm for FREE activities for all ages! 1-4pm, at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, KCMO.

Monday, April 17, 2017

  • The Teacher from the Black Lagoon and Other Stories: Enjoy a medley of vignettes as some childhood favorite books come to life, including The Teacher from the Black Lagoon, Dogzilla, Grumpy Bird, Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse, and Splat the Cat. $6/ticket; 9:45 & 11:30am shows at The Folly Theater, 300 West 12th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105
  • Moms FREE Monday@Paradise Park: Moms get a free admission to the Edutainment Center with the purchase of a full priced child admission! The children’s edutainment center emphasizes hands-on discovery learning through developmentally-appropriate spontaneous play, and it includes some elements of pure entertainment. Paradise Park, 1021 NE Colbern Rd, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086. (Not valid on holidays. Promotion honored 9:30 AM-Noon on stated days throughout the year. Promotional days are not valid with any other coupon or discount.)
  • Little Monkey Bizness Power Hour: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer! $6 admission every Monday & Wednesday 1-3pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216
  • Gym for Me: Designed to provide children a place to run, ride, and play while exercising, making new friends and having fun! Kids enjoy push toys, riding toys, balls, and inflatables. Most Mondays & Wednesdays, 9-11am during the school year; $1/child ages 12 months-5 years; under 12 months free; adult supervision required. Lenexa Community Center, 13420 Oak Street, Lenexa, KS 66215
  • Mom & Me Bumper Bowling: Summit Lanes offers bumper bowling for moms and their little ones, 9:30-11:30am, every Monday and Wednesday. 803 SW Oldham Pkwy, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081
  • Reading Time with Miss Beth: Miss Beth at the Corinth Square Learning Tree reads classic and new kid’s stories and may even do a craft or two every Monday. 10:30-11am; All ages are welcome
  • Toddle Time: Bring your kids in for two hours of fun on Mondays and Thursdays. Children 9 months to 5 years old (with parent/guardian supervision) can enjoy a large assortment of toys in the gym. 10am-noon; $2/child per visit at Bonner Springs Community Center, 200 E 3rd St, Bonner Springs, KS 66012

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

  • Half-Day Nature Watch: Kids ages 6-9 will play games, make crafts and learn about nature during these 3.5 hour classes, scheduled during days off/early release days. 2-5:30pm at the Prairie Oak Nature Center in Ironwoods Park, 14701 Mission Road, Leawood, KS; $45/Leawood resident, $55/non-resident
  • Tots on Tuesday: Kemper Museum invites children ages 3-5 to visit with a museum educator and Kansas City librarian to participate in discussion, songs, stories, and art-making inspired by the works of art featured each month. Third Tuesday of each month; Session 1: 10–11am; Session 2: 11am–noon; Drop-in, no registration required
  • Creative Story Time@Ceramics Cafe: Do you have a pre-schooler who loves to paint? Ceramic Cafe offers a fun story & paint time every Tuesday and Friday. After story time, kids get to paint a ceramic item that goes along with the story and finish with a snack. Tuesdays at 11am, Fridays at 10:30am, $9.50 per child. No reservations unless you want to come with a large group.
  • Toddle Time: Blending timeless classics, such as an obstacle course and push-carts, with trendy new toys, Toddle Time is a program that will captivate your toddler’s imagination and attention for hours. This indoor open play space is available to for kids 5 and under every Tuesday and Wednesday at the Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park, KS; 9-11am; $1/member, $2 non-member, no admission fee for parents.
  • Backyard Specialists Pay for Play: Looking for some outdoor fun? Plan a play date for your children and their friends at our amazing Olathe location. Featuring many sets to play on, picnic tables to enjoy a treat, and stay as long as you want (during hours of operation. $2/child, year round (weather permitting) on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am-5pm
  • UrbanAir JumpeRoo: Toddler time is happening at UrbanAir for just $10/child (ages 3&up) and $5/child (ages 2&under) for 3 hours of jump time, 9am-noon, UrbanAir, 14401 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66223
  • Preschool Indoor Playground: Tons of toys to play with each Tuesday at Irene B. French Community Center. Parent/guardian supervision required; special activities included near the holidays. $2/child; 9:30-11:30am at Irene B. French Community Center, 5701 Merriam Dr., Merriam, KS 66203

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics offers a great opportunity for all children to get familiar with the gym or practice their technique. It is also a great opportunity for children to release all that built up energy! Noon-1, $5/person
  • Toddle Time: Blending timeless classics, such as an obstacle course and push-carts, with trendy new toys, Toddle Time is a program that will captivate your toddler’s imagination and attention for hours. This indoor open play space is available to for kids 5 and under every Tuesday and Wednesday at the Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park, KS; 9-11am; $1/member, $2 non-member, no admission fee for parents.
  • Wonderscope Music Time: Each Wednesday, enjoy Music Time at Wonderscope! 10:30am in the Tinkerspace; limit 20 people. Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Little Monkey Bizness Power Hour: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer! $6 admission every Monday & Wednesday 1-3pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216
  • Baby Bounce Story Time: The KC Public Library Plaza Branch provides stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months of age; 9:30am & 10:30am, 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Family Skate Night: Just $12/family for a family of 4 ($3.75/individual); 6:30-8:30pm each Wednesday at Landmark2 Skate Center, 701 SE Oldham Court, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081
  • Gym for Me: Designed to provide children a place to run, ride, and play while exercising, making new friends and having fun! Kids enjoy push toys, riding toys, balls, and inflatables. Most Mondays & Wednesdays, 9-11am during the school year; $1/child ages 12 months-5 years; under 12 months free; adult supervision required. Lenexa Community Center, 13420 Oak Street, Lenexa, KS 66215
  • Mom & Me Bumper Bowling: Summit Lanes offers bumper bowling for moms and their little ones, 9:30-11:30am, every Monday and Wednesday. 803 SW Oldham Pkwy, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081

Thursday, April 20, 2017

  • Wonderscope Art Time: Each Thursday, enjoy a special art time with creative and fun activities to keep little hands and minds engaged. 10:30am in ArtWorks; Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Backyard Specialists Pay for Play: Looking for some outdoor fun? Plan a play date for your children and their friends at our amazing Olathe location. Featuring many sets to play on, picnic tables to enjoy a treat, and stay as long as you want (during hours of operation. $2/child, year round (weather permitting) on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am-5pm
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics offers a great opportunity for all children to get familiar with the gym or practice their technique. It is also a great opportunity for children to release all that built up energy! Noon-1, $5/person
  • Tales for Tiny Tykes: If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a story time; 9:30am & 10:30am at the KC Public Library Plaza Branch; 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Music and Movement with Jenny: Drop in for one class or come visit Jenny each Thursday at the Learning Tree, Corinth Square from 10:30-11am! No reservations necessary; $5/class, punch cards are available.

Friday, April 21, 2017

  • Creative Story Time@Ceramics Cafe: Do you have a pre-schooler who loves to paint? Ceramic Cafe offers a fun story & paint time every Tuesday and Friday. After story time, kids get to paint a ceramic item that goes along with the story and finish with a snack. Tuesdays at 11am, Fridays at 10:30am, $9.50 per child. No reservations unless you want to come with a large group.
  • UrbanAir JumpeRoo: Toddler time is happening at UrbanAir for just $10/child (ages 3&up) and $5/child (ages 2&under) for 3 hours of jump time, 9am-noon, UrbanAir, 14401 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66223
  • Little Monkey Bizness Family Night: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer! $7 admission every Friday night, 4-9pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216
  • Preschool Story Time: If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a story time; 10:30am at the KC Public Library Plaza Branch; 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Tales, Tails and Trails: Let your imagination run wild! Prairie Oak Nature Center at Ironwoods Park offers a free story time and activity every Friday morning March – May. Young ones, ages 2-5, will enjoy a nature-themed story and program with their caregiver. A portion of each class is spent outside exploring, so dress appropriately.  1 hour class, no reservation required, 14701 Mission Road,  Leawood, KS

Saturday, April 22, 2017

  • Earth Day at Powell Gardens: Celebrate Earth Day with half-price admission to Powell Gardens today! Explore Kansas City’s botanical garden to gather sustainable gardening ideas, get tips on how to choose plants that help the planet’s ecosystem and learn ways to cook fresh from the garden.
  • Earth Day Celebartion: Celebrate Earth Day at Lakeside Nature Center in Swope Park! 10am-2pm, 4701 E. Gregory Blvd., KCMO
  • Hike Swope Park with a Naturalist: Learn about nature on this fun hike through Swope Park. All hikes are free and open to the public, and have “early out” options if you want to finish your hike before noon. 10am-noon at Lakeside Nature Center in Swope Park, 4701 E. Gregory Blvd., KCMO; severe weather is considered a cancellation
  • Hands On History: History is brought to life in this family-friendly program in which kids of all ages are invited to handle Great War artifacts. 2pm every Saturday at the National WWI Museum and Memorial; complimentary with paid admission
  • Art + Family = FUN at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Join us every Saturday and Sunday from 1-4pm for FREE activities for all ages! 1-4pm, at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, KCMO.
  • Cedar Cove Big Cat Feeding: Learn about big cats at Kansas City’s own big cat conservatory & education center. Winter hours are 11am-3pm, with a 2pm feeding time. Cedar Cove Feline Conservatory & Education Center, 3783 K68 Highway, Louisburg, Kansas, 66053
  • Saturday Storytime: Come hear a naturalist read a tale about an exciting animal. Afterwards, we’ll make a fun craft to take home! 1:30pm at Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary, 407 N La Frenz Road, Liberty, MO 64068
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics offers a great opportunity for all children to get familiar with the gym or practice their technique. It is also a great opportunity for children to release all that built up energy! 12:30-2pm, $6/person
  • Free craft workshop: Lakeshore Learning offers a free craft workshop each Saturday! 11am at Lakeshore Learning at Merriam Town Center, 5670 Antioch Road, Merriam, KS.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

  • KiteFest: Let’s go fly a kite at the Arboretum! Purchase a kite or bring your own and come enjoy watching them fly through the air in this scenic backdrop. Noon-4pm every Sunday in April at Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, 8909 W. 179 St., Overland Park, KS 66085
  • Art + Family = FUN at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Join us every Saturday and Sunday from 1-4pm for FREE activities for all ages! 1-4pm, at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, KCMO.

Monday, April 24, 2017

  • Moms FREE Monday@Paradise Park: Moms get a free admission to the Edutainment Center with the purchase of a full priced child admission! The children’s edutainment center emphasizes hands-on discovery learning through developmentally-appropriate spontaneous play, and it includes some elements of pure entertainment. Paradise Park, 1021 NE Colbern Rd, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086. (Not valid on holidays. Promotion honored 9:30 AM-Noon on stated days throughout the year. Promotional days are not valid with any other coupon or discount.)
  • Little Monkey Bizness Power Hour: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer! $6 admission every Monday & Wednesday 1-3pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216
  • Gym for Me: Designed to provide children a place to run, ride, and play while exercising, making new friends and having fun! Kids enjoy push toys, riding toys, balls, and inflatables. Most Mondays & Wednesdays, 9-11am during the school year; $1/child ages 12 months-5 years; under 12 months free; adult supervision required. Lenexa Community Center, 13420 Oak Street, Lenexa, KS 66215
  • Mom & Me Bumper Bowling: Summit Lanes offers bumper bowling for moms and their little ones, 9:30-11:30am, every Monday and Wednesday. 803 SW Oldham Pkwy, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081
  • Reading Time with Miss Beth: Miss Beth at the Corinth Square Learning Tree reads classic and new kid’s stories and may even do a craft or two every Monday. 10:30-11am; All ages are welcome
  • Toddle Time: Bring your kids in for two hours of fun on Mondays and Thursdays. Children 9 months to 5 years old (with parent/guardian supervision) can enjoy a large assortment of toys in the gym. 10am-noon; $2/child per visit at Bonner Springs Community Center, 200 E 3rd St, Bonner Springs, KS 66012

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

  • Creative Story Time@Ceramics Cafe: Do you have a pre-schooler who loves to paint? Ceramic Cafe offers a fun story & paint time every Tuesday and Friday. After story time, kids get to paint a ceramic item that goes along with the story and finish with a snack. Tuesdays at 11am, Fridays at 10:30am, $9.50 per child. No reservations unless you want to come with a large group.
  • Toddle Time: Blending timeless classics, such as an obstacle course and push-carts, with trendy new toys, Toddle Time is a program that will captivate your toddler’s imagination and attention for hours. This indoor open play space is available to for kids 5 and under every Tuesday and Wednesday at the Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park, KS; 9-11am; $1/member, $2 non-member, no admission fee for parents.
  • Backyard Specialists Pay for Play: Looking for some outdoor fun? Plan a play date for your children and their friends at our amazing Olathe location. Featuring many sets to play on, picnic tables to enjoy a treat, and stay as long as you want (during hours of operation. $2/child, year round (weather permitting) on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am-5pm
  • UrbanAir JumpeRoo: Toddler time is happening at UrbanAir for just $10/child (ages 3&up) and $5/child (ages 2&under) for 3 hours of jump time, 9am-noon, UrbanAir, 14401 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66223
  • Preschool Indoor Playground: Tons of toys to play with each Tuesday at Irene B. French Community Center. Parent/guardian supervision required; special activities included near the holidays. $2/child; 9:30-11:30am at Irene B. French Community Center, 5701 Merriam Dr., Merriam, KS 66203

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics offers a great opportunity for all children to get familiar with the gym or practice their technique. It is also a great opportunity for children to release all that built up energy! Noon-1, $5/person
  • Toddle Time: Blending timeless classics, such as an obstacle course and push-carts, with trendy new toys, Toddle Time is a program that will captivate your toddler’s imagination and attention for hours. This indoor open play space is available to for kids 5 and under every Tuesday and Wednesday at the Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park, KS; 9-11am; $1/member, $2 non-member, no admission fee for parents.
  • Wonderscope Music Time: Each Wednesday, enjoy Music Time at Wonderscope! 10:30am in the Tinkerspace; limit 20 people. Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Little Monkey Bizness Power Hour: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer! $6 admission every Monday & Wednesday 1-3pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216
  • Baby Bounce Story Time: The KC Public Library Plaza Branch provides stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months of age; 9:30am & 10:30am, 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Family Skate Night: Just $12/family for a family of 4 ($3.75/individual); 6:30-8:30pm each Wednesday at Landmark2 Skate Center, 701 SE Oldham Court, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081
  • Gym for Me: Designed to provide children a place to run, ride, and play while exercising, making new friends and having fun! Kids enjoy push toys, riding toys, balls, and inflatables. Most Mondays & Wednesdays, 9-11am during the school year; $1/child ages 12 months-5 years; under 12 months free; adult supervision required. Lenexa Community Center, 13420 Oak Street, Lenexa, KS 66215
  • Mom & Me Bumper Bowling: Summit Lanes offers bumper bowling for moms and their little ones, 9:30-11:30am, every Monday and Wednesday. 803 SW Oldham Pkwy, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081

Thursday, April 27, 2017

  • Wonderscope Art Time: Each Thursday, enjoy a special art time with creative and fun activities to keep little hands and minds engaged. 10:30am in ArtWorks; Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Backyard Specialists Pay for Play: Looking for some outdoor fun? Plan a play date for your children and their friends at our amazing Olathe location. Featuring many sets to play on, picnic tables to enjoy a treat, and stay as long as you want (during hours of operation. $2/child, year round (weather permitting) on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am-5pm
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics offers a great opportunity for all children to get familiar with the gym or practice their technique. It is also a great opportunity for children to release all that built up energy! Noon-1, $5/person
  • Tales for Tiny Tykes: If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a story time; 9:30am & 10:30am at the KC Public Library Plaza Branch; 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Music and Movement with Jenny: Drop in for one class or come visit Jenny each Thursday at the Learning Tree, Corinth Square from 10:30-11am! No reservations necessary; $5/class, punch cards are available.

Friday, April 28, 2017

  • Creative Story Time@Ceramics Cafe: Do you have a pre-schooler who loves to paint? Ceramic Cafe offers a fun story & paint time every Tuesday and Friday. After story time, kids get to paint a ceramic item that goes along with the story and finish with a snack. Tuesdays at 11am, Fridays at 10:30am, $9.50 per child. No reservations unless you want to come with a large group.
  • Paint Me a Story: The perfect time for parents, grandparents (or nanny) to enjoy story time and painting fun. $15.00 per child ($13.00 per sibling) includes story time, pottery and snack. Ages 2 -5. Reservations recommended for all events. 10:30-11:30am at Paint Glaze & Fire Ceramics & Coffee House, 12683 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66213
  • UrbanAir JumpeRoo: Toddler time is happening at UrbanAir for just $10/child (ages 3&up) and $5/child (ages 2&under) for 3 hours of jump time, 9am-noon, UrbanAir, 14401 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66223
  • Little Monkey Bizness Family Night: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer! $7 admission every Friday night, 4-9pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216
  • Preschool Story Time: If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a story time; 10:30am at the KC Public Library Plaza Branch; 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Tales, Tails and Trails: Let your imagination run wild! Prairie Oak Nature Center at Ironwoods Park offers a free story time and activity every Friday morning March – May. Young ones, ages 2-5, will enjoy a nature-themed story and program with their caregiver. A portion of each class is spent outside exploring, so dress appropriately.  1 hour class, no reservation required, 14701 Mission Road,  Leawood, KS
  • Kids Night Out at Paint Glaze & Fire: Drop your kids off for pizza, painting and fun! Includes pottery, pizza and soft drink. Sign up with a friend and both receive $2.00 off! Ages 6 +; 6:30-8:30pm; Paint Glaze & Fire Ceramics & Coffee House, 12683 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66213

Saturday, April 29, 2017

  • Hands On History: History is brought to life in this family-friendly program in which kids of all ages are invited to handle Great War artifacts. 2pm every Saturday at the National WWI Museum and Memorial; complimentary with paid admission
  • Art + Family = FUN at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Join us every Saturday and Sunday from 1-4pm for FREE activities for all ages! 1-4pm, at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, KCMO.
  • Cedar Cove Big Cat Feeding: Learn about big cats at Kansas City’s own big cat conservatory & education center. Winter hours are 11am-3pm, with a 2pm feeding time. Cedar Cove Feline Conservatory & Education Center, 3783 K68 Highway, Louisburg, Kansas, 66053
  • Saturday Storytime: Come hear a naturalist read a tale about an exciting animal. Afterwards, we’ll make a fun craft to take home! 1:30pm at Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary, 407 N La Frenz Road, Liberty, MO 64068
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics offers a great opportunity for all children to get familiar with the gym or practice their technique. It is also a great opportunity for children to release all that built up energy! 12:30-2pm, $6/person
  • Free craft workshop: Lakeshore Learning offers a free craft workshop each Saturday! 11am at Lakeshore Learning at Merriam Town Center, 5670 Antioch Road, Merriam, KS.

Sunday, April 30, 2017

  • KiteFest: Let’s go fly a kite at the Arboretum! Purchase a kite or bring your own and come enjoy watching them fly through the air in this scenic backdrop. Noon-4pm every Sunday in April at Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, 8909 W. 179 St., Overland Park, KS 66085
  • Art + Family = FUN at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Join us every Saturday and Sunday from 1-4pm for FREE activities for all ages! 1-4pm, at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, KCMO.

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