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On-Going Events

  • Lots of library activities and storytimes – check the Library link over there in the right sidebar!
  • FUNVILLE: What do you want to be? In FUNVILLE, children experience grown-up occupations in a kid friendly setting. Whatever they choose, the most important job in FUNVILLE is to have fun! Crown Center, Feb. 10-May 6, 2018.
  • Jack and the Bean Mágico! at the Coterie Theatre: This bi-lingual and interactive version of Jack and the Beanstalk is told with the audience’s help, who assist Jack as he climbs the beanstalk to the giant’s rich and fertile land. April 17-May 20, 2018
  • The Art of the Brick: Prepare to have your mind blown by these incredible pieces of LEGO art on display at Union Station!  And you can see the first major museum exhibition to use LEGO bricks as the sole art medium through May 28, 2018.

Sunday, April 15, 2018

  • Passport to India Festival at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Journey to India and get your passport stamped along the way! Visual and performing art throughout the day, including Bollywood dancing and fashion shows! 10am-4pm
  • Earth Week Discovery at Paradise Park for all your learning discovery fun!
  • KC Zoo Events: Zootastik Learning Fest – Birds of Prey & Superhero Weekend, April 14 & 15

Monday, April 16, 2018

  • Moms FREE Monday@Paradise Park: Moms get a free admission to the Edutainment Center with the purchase of a full priced child admission! Paradise Park, 1021 NE Colbern Rd, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086; plus celebrate Earth Week!

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

  • Animal Tales Story Time: Visit the Nature Center for stories, songs, and surprises geared to preschool children. For ages 2-6 with an adult; 10:30-11am; $2 per person including adults. Ernie Miller Nature Park, 909 KS-7, Olathe, KS 66061
  • Doo Dad Mike at the Johnson County Museum: Get up on your feet and dance at this 10am concert! For ages 2-10 (plus an adult); pre-registration is required.
  • Toddle Time: Indoor open play space for kids 5 & under at Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park, KS; 9-11am; $1/member, $2 non-member, no admission fee for parents.
  • Earth Week Discovery at Paradise Park for all your learning discovery fun!
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics a great time for kids to get explore the gym, practice their technique, or release all that built up energy! Noon-1
  • Storytime with Miss Elisa at Learning Tree Park Place; 10:30-11am
  • Wonderscope Music & Movement: Enjoy moving to the music every Wednesday at 10:30am, 10:45am & 2pm, Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Obstacle Course: Come test your speed, balance and agility at our fun and exciting obstacle course in the Wonder Gym. Wednesdays & Fridays at 3pm, Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Baby Bounce Story Time: The KC Public Library Plaza Branch has stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months old; 9:30am & 10:30am, 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Family Skate Night: 6:30-8:30pm each Wednesday at Landmark2 Skate Center, 701 SE Oldham Court, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081

Thursday, April 19, 2018

  • The FUN Show with Cat & Nat is a great mom’s night out at the Midland Theater! Join them for a behind-the-scenes look at Cat & Nat, a very special “Chit Chat with Cat & Nat” and a party with games, Q & A, impromptu dance parties, and (of course) cocktails!
  • Earth Week Discovery at Paradise Park for all your learning discovery fun!
  • Wonderscope Art Time: Each Thursday, enjoy a special art time! 10:30am & 2pm; Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Backyard Specialists Pay for Play: Outdoor fun at its best! Play on tons of play sets, rest at picnic tables & stay as long as you want. $2/child, year round (weather permitting) on Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics a great time for kids to get explore the gym, practice their technique, or release all that built up energy! Noon-1, $5/person
  • Tales for Tiny Tykes: Little ones ages 18-36 months can join in for a fun story time; 9:30am & 10:30am at the KC Public Library Plaza Branch; 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112

Friday, April 20, 2018

  • Earth Week Discovery at Paradise Park for all your learning discovery fun!
  • Creative Story Time@Ceramics Cafe: A fun story & paint time for preschoolers; Tuesdays at 11am, Fridays at 10:30am
  • Storytime: Enjoy a story and craft every Friday at 10:30am & 2pm, Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Obstacle Course: Come test your speed, balance and agility at our fun and exciting obstacle course in the Wonder Gym. Wednesdays & Fridays at 3pm, Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Little Monkey Bizness Family Night: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer every Friday night, 4-9pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216

Saturday, April 21, 2018

  • Earth Week Discovery at Paradise Park for all your learning discovery fun!
  • Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella: This Tony Award-winning Broadway musical features the classic story of Cinderella with some surprising new twists. 7:30pm at Johnson County Community College Yardley Hall12345 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS
  • Earth Day 2018: Join the folks at Lakeside Nature Center to celebrate Wildlife in Swope Park! Watch a puppet show from StoneLion Puppets, make a special something to take home, get a temporary tattoo and see their wildlife stars. Free admission, 10am-2pm, Lakeside Nature Center, 4701 E. Gregory Blvd., KCMO 64132
  • 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. 10am at Lakeside Nature Center in Swope Park, 4701 E. Gregory Blvd., KCMO.
  • KC Zoo Events: Boy Scout Day & Party for the Planet to celebrate Earth Day
  • Recycling Extravaganza: Recycle just about anything at Overland Park’s 2018 Spring Recycling Extravaganza, 8am-2pm at Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS 66210
  • Flights of Fancy Mega Kite Festival: Awe-inspiring mega kites, power kites, stunt kites, and the world’s largest windsock – three stories high and 200 feet long! Plus an inflatable maze, face painting and a candy drop, just for kids. 10am-5pm at MCC Longview, 500 SW Longview Rd, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081
  • Miller Marley Presents “The Sleeping Beauty”: Enjoy original, age-appropriate ballets performed by area youth, followed by an adaptation of “The Sleeping Beauty” at Olathe East High School; 4 performance times on April 21 & 22.
  • Walk for Wishes: A fundraising effort to help make wishes come true to children with life threatening medical conditions. 8am at KC Power & Light District; register early!
  • Hands On History: History is brought to life in this family-friendly program; 2pm every Saturday at the National WWI Museum and Memorial; complimentary with paid admission
  • Free Weekend Fun at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Have fun every Saturday & Sunday from 1-4pm with FREE activities for all ages!
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics a great time for kids to get explore the gym, practice their technique, or release all that built up energy!  12:30-2pm
  • Free craft workshop: Create a new project every Saturday! Lakeshore Learning at Merriam Town Center, 5670 Antioch Road, Merriam, KS.

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Monday, April 23, 2018

  • Moms FREE Monday@Paradise Park: Moms get a free admission to the Edutainment Center with the purchase of a full priced child admission! Paradise Park, 1021 NE Colbern Rd, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics a great time for kids to get explore the gym, practice their technique, or release all that built up energy! Noon-1
  • Storytime with Miss Elisa at Learning Tree Park Place; 10:30-11am
  • Toddle Time: Indoor open play space for kids 5 & under at Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park, KS; 9-11am; $1/member, $2 non-member, no admission fee for parents.
  • Wonderscope Music & Movement: Enjoy moving to the music every Wednesday at 10:30am, 10:45am & 2pm, Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Obstacle Course: Come test your speed, balance and agility at our fun and exciting obstacle course in the Wonder Gym. Wednesdays & Fridays at 3pm, Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Baby Bounce Story Time: The KC Public Library Plaza Branch has stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months old; 9:30am & 10:30am, 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Family Skate Night: 6:30-8:30pm each Wednesday at Landmark2 Skate Center, 701 SE Oldham Court, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081

Thursday, April 26, 2018

  • Wonderscope Art Time: Each Thursday, enjoy a special art time! 10:30am & 2pm; Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Backyard Specialists Pay for Play: Outdoor fun at its best! Play on tons of play sets, rest at picnic tables & stay as long as you want. $2/child, year round (weather permitting) on Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics a great time for kids to get explore the gym, practice their technique, or release all that built up energy! Noon-1, $5/person
  • Tales for Tiny Tykes: Little ones ages 18-36 months can join in for a fun story time; 9:30am & 10:30am at the KC Public Library Plaza Branch; 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112

Friday, April 27, 2018

  • Paint Me a Story: Story time, pottery painting and a snack, ages 2 -5 with an adult. 10:30am at Paint Glaze & Fire Ceramics & Coffee House, 12683 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66213
  • Railroad Days: Celebrate the history of Pleasant Hill and life in a small town, April 27-29, 2018. Learn about the railroad, enjoy tons of kids activities, and celebrate spring!
  • Full Moon Hike: Hike under the full moon at George Owens Nature Park! Limited space so make a reservation; 8pm at George Owens Nature Park, 1601 S. Speck Rd., Independence, MO.
  • Kids Night Out: Send the kids (age 6+) for a fun night of creating! 6-9pm at Paint Glaze & Fire Ceramics & Coffee House, 12683 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66213
  • Creative Story Time@Ceramics Cafe: A fun story & paint time for preschoolers; Tuesdays at 11am, Fridays at 10:30am
  • Storytime: Enjoy a story and craft every Friday at 10:30am & 2pm, Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Obstacle Course: Come test your speed, balance and agility at our fun and exciting obstacle course in the Wonder Gym. Wednesdays & Fridays at 3pm, Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Little Monkey Bizness Family Night: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer every Friday night, 4-9pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216

Saturday, April 28, 2018

  • TimberRidge Adventure Center Open House: A fun day of outdoor activities, including a family fun treasure hunt from 11am-2pm! 9am-3pm at Timber Ridge Adventure Center, 12300 S Homestead Ln, Olathe, KS 66061
  • Mildale Farm Community Day: Bring the family out and spend the day exploring the Mildale Farm property during this free public event. Explore and picnic on the 158-acre site, enjoy arts & crafts, catch & release fishing, and more! 9am-2pm at Mildale Farm, 35250 W. 199th St., Edgerton, Kansas, 66021
  • KC Zoo Events: Meet Daniel Tiger & Species Spotlight: Otters
  • Railroad Days: Celebrate the history of Pleasant Hill and life in a small town, April 27-29, 2018. Learn about the railroad, enjoy tons of kids activities, and celebrate spring!
  • Arbor Day Tree Planting Celebration:Help plant a tree and take home a sapling to plant yourselves! 11-11:30am at Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, 8909 W. 179th St., Overland Park, KS 66085
  • Full Moon Hike: Hike under the full moon at George Owens Nature Park! Limited space so make a reservation; 8pm at George Owens Nature Park, 1601 S. Speck Rd., Independence, MO.
  • Hands On History: History is brought to life in this family-friendly program; 2pm every Saturday at the National WWI Museum and Memorial; complimentary with paid admission
  • Free Weekend Fun at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Have fun every Saturday & Sunday from 1-4pm with FREE activities for all ages!
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics a great time for kids to get explore the gym, practice their technique, or release all that built up energy!  12:30-2pm
  • Free craft workshop: Create a new project every Saturday! Lakeshore Learning at Merriam Town Center, 5670 Antioch Road, Merriam, KS.

Sunday, April 29, 2018

  • Free Weekend Fun at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Have fun every Saturday & Sunday from 1-4pm with FREE activities for all ages!
  • Railroad Days: Celebrate the history of Pleasant Hill and life in a small town, April 27-29, 2018. Learn about the railroad, enjoy tons of kids activities, and celebrate spring!
  • KC Zoo Events: Species Spotlight: Otters

Monday, April 30, 2018

  • Moms FREE Monday@Paradise Park: Moms get a free admission to the Edutainment Center with the purchase of a full priced child admission! Paradise Park, 1021 NE Colbern Rd, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics a great time for kids to get explore the gym, practice their technique, or release all that built up energy! Noon-1
  • Storytime with Miss Elisa at Learning Tree Park Place; 10:30-11am
  • Toddle Time: Indoor open play space for kids 5 & under at Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park, KS; 9-11am; $1/member, $2 non-member, no admission fee for parents.
  • Wonderscope Music & Movement: Enjoy moving to the music every Wednesday at 10:30am, 10:45am & 2pm, Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Obstacle Course: Come test your speed, balance and agility at our fun and exciting obstacle course in the Wonder Gym. Wednesdays & Fridays at 3pm, Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Baby Bounce Story Time: The KC Public Library Plaza Branch has stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months old; 9:30am & 10:30am, 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Family Skate Night: 6:30-8:30pm each Wednesday at Landmark2 Skate Center, 701 SE Oldham Court, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081

Thursday, May 3, 2018

  • Wonderscope Art Time: Each Thursday, enjoy a special art time! 10:30am & 2pm; Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Backyard Specialists Pay for Play: Outdoor fun at its best! Play on tons of play sets, rest at picnic tables & stay as long as you want. $2/child, year round (weather permitting) on Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics a great time for kids to get explore the gym, practice their technique, or release all that built up energy! Noon-1, $5/person
  • Tales for Tiny Tykes: Little ones ages 18-36 months can join in for a fun story time; 9:30am & 10:30am at the KC Public Library Plaza Branch; 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112

Friday, May 4, 2018

  • Creative Story Time@Ceramics Cafe: A fun story & paint time for preschoolers; Tuesdays at 11am, Fridays at 10:30am
  • Storytime: Enjoy a story and craft every Friday at 10:30am & 2pm, Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Obstacle Course: Come test your speed, balance and agility at our fun and exciting obstacle course in the Wonder Gym. Wednesdays & Fridays at 3pm, Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Little Monkey Bizness Family Night: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer every Friday night, 4-9pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216

Saturday, May 5, 2018

  • May the Fourth Be with You: Dress up as your favorite Star Wars character and experience a day of fun at Paradise Park. You may see a few storm troopers or maybe even Darth Vader!
  • Hands On History: History is brought to life in this family-friendly program; 2pm every Saturday at the National WWI Museum and Memorial; complimentary with paid admission
  • Free Weekend Fun at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Have fun every Saturday & Sunday from 1-4pm with FREE activities for all ages!
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics a great time for kids to get explore the gym, practice their technique, or release all that built up energy!  12:30-2pm
  • Free craft workshop: Create a new project every Saturday! Lakeshore Learning at Merriam Town Center, 5670 Antioch Road, Merriam, KS.
  • KC Zoo Events: Artists for the Animals & Cheetah Run

Sunday, May 6, 2018

  • Free Weekend Fun at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Have fun every Saturday & Sunday from 1-4pm with FREE activities for all ages!
  • KC Zoo Events: Artists for the Animals & Cheetah Run

Monday, May 7, 2018

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

  • Enjoy Mother’s Day Celebration Week at Paradise Park! Kids get the chance to make Mom and Grandma a gift in the Discovery Play art studio, May 7-13, 2018
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics a great time for kids to get explore the gym, practice their technique, or release all that built up energy! Noon-1
  • Storytime with Miss Elisa at Learning Tree Park Place; 10:30-11am
  • Toddle Time: Indoor open play space for kids 5 & under at Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park, KS; 9-11am; $1/member, $2 non-member, no admission fee for parents.
  • Wonderscope Music & Movement: Enjoy moving to the music every Wednesday at 10:30am, 10:45am & 2pm, Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Obstacle Course: Come test your speed, balance and agility at our fun and exciting obstacle course in the Wonder Gym. Wednesdays & Fridays at 3pm, Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Baby Bounce Story Time: The KC Public Library Plaza Branch has stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months old; 9:30am & 10:30am, 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Family Skate Night: 6:30-8:30pm each Wednesday at Landmark2 Skate Center, 701 SE Oldham Court, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081

Thursday, May 10, 2018

  • Enjoy Mother’s Day Celebration Week at Paradise Park! Kids get the chance to make Mom and Grandma a gift in the Discovery Play art studio, May 7-13, 2018
  • Wonderscope Art Time: Each Thursday, enjoy a special art time! 10:30am & 2pm; Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Backyard Specialists Pay for Play: Outdoor fun at its best! Play on tons of play sets, rest at picnic tables & stay as long as you want. $2/child, year round (weather permitting) on Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics a great time for kids to get explore the gym, practice their technique, or release all that built up energy! Noon-1, $5/person
  • Tales for Tiny Tykes: Little ones ages 18-36 months can join in for a fun story time; 9:30am & 10:30am at the KC Public Library Plaza Branch; 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112

Friday, May 11, 2018

  • Enjoy Mother’s Day Celebration Week at Paradise Park! Kids get the chance to make Mom and Grandma a gift in the Discovery Play art studio, May 7-13, 2018
  • Creative Story Time@Ceramics Cafe: A fun story & paint time for preschoolers; Tuesdays at 11am, Fridays at 10:30am
  • Storytime: Enjoy a story and craft every Friday at 10:30am & 2pm, Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Obstacle Course: Come test your speed, balance and agility at our fun and exciting obstacle course in the Wonder Gym. Wednesdays & Fridays at 3pm, Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Little Monkey Bizness Family Night: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer every Friday night, 4-9pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216

Saturday, May 12, 2018

  • Enjoy Mother’s Day Celebration Week at Paradise Park! Kids get the chance to make Mom and Grandma a gift in the Discovery Play art studio, May 7-13, 2018
  • Northland Mothers Day 5K/10K: The 3rd Annual Platte County Mother’s Day 5K/10K raises money to purchase school supplies for children in need. Kids Fun Run Dash, selfie station, food and more! Register by May 3; 9am at English Landing Park in Parkville, MO.
  • KC Zoo Events: Zootastik Learning Fest: Endangered Species Day
  • Hands On History: History is brought to life in this family-friendly program; 2pm every Saturday at the National WWI Museum and Memorial; complimentary with paid admission
  • Free Weekend Fun at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Have fun every Saturday & Sunday from 1-4pm with FREE activities for all ages!
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics a great time for kids to get explore the gym, practice their technique, or release all that built up energy!  12:30-2pm
  • Free craft workshop: Create a new project every Saturday! Lakeshore Learning at Merriam Town Center, 5670 Antioch Road, Merriam, KS.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Happy Mother’s Day!

  • Enjoy a very special Kids with Kids Playdate, where little humans and goats (we’re talking cute baby goats here) between 3:15-4:15pm at Paradise Park! Space is limited, so sign up soon! $5/person per session. (Also available June 9); not to mention Mother’s Day Celebration Week where kids get the chance to make Mom and Grandma a gift in the Discovery Play art studio.
  • Free Weekend Fun at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Have fun every Saturday & Sunday from 1-4pm with FREE activities for all ages!
  • KC Zoo Events: Zootastik Learning Fest: Endangered Species Day and all moms receive complimentary admission for Mother’s Day!

Monday, May 14, 2018

  • Moms FREE Monday@Paradise Park: Moms get a free admission to the Edutainment Center with the purchase of a full priced child admission! Paradise Park, 1021 NE Colbern Rd, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics a great time for kids to get explore the gym, practice their technique, or release all that built up energy! Noon-1
  • Storytime with Miss Elisa at Learning Tree Park Place; 10:30-11am
  • Toddle Time: Indoor open play space for kids 5 & under at Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park, KS; 9-11am; $1/member, $2 non-member, no admission fee for parents.
  • Wonderscope Music & Movement: Enjoy moving to the music every Wednesday at 10:30am, 10:45am & 2pm, Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Obstacle Course: Come test your speed, balance and agility at our fun and exciting obstacle course in the Wonder Gym. Wednesdays & Fridays at 3pm, Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Baby Bounce Story Time: The KC Public Library Plaza Branch has stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months old; 9:30am & 10:30am, 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Family Skate Night: 6:30-8:30pm each Wednesday at Landmark2 Skate Center, 701 SE Oldham Court, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081

Thursday, May 17, 2018

  • Wonderscope Art Time: Each Thursday, enjoy a special art time! 10:30am & 2pm; Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Backyard Specialists Pay for Play: Outdoor fun at its best! Play on tons of play sets, rest at picnic tables & stay as long as you want. $2/child, year round (weather permitting) on Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics a great time for kids to get explore the gym, practice their technique, or release all that built up energy! Noon-1, $5/person
  • Tales for Tiny Tykes: Little ones ages 18-36 months can join in for a fun story time; 9:30am & 10:30am at the KC Public Library Plaza Branch; 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112

Friday, May 18, 2018

  • Creative Story Time@Ceramics Cafe: A fun story & paint time for preschoolers; Tuesdays at 11am, Fridays at 10:30am
  • Storytime: Enjoy a story and craft every Friday at 10:30am & 2pm, Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Obstacle Course: Come test your speed, balance and agility at our fun and exciting obstacle course in the Wonder Gym. Wednesdays & Fridays at 3pm, Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Little Monkey Bizness Family Night: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer every Friday night, 4-9pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216

Saturday, May 19, 2018

  • Daniel Tiger visits Paradise Park: Meet Daniel Tiger during a Private VIP Breakfast, 9:30-10:30am (reservations required); or at Paradise Park’s public Meet & Greet, 11am-2pm (free, no reservations)
  • Hands On History: History is brought to life in this family-friendly program; 2pm every Saturday at the National WWI Museum and Memorial; complimentary with paid admission
  • Free Weekend Fun at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Have fun every Saturday & Sunday from 1-4pm with FREE activities for all ages!
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics a great time for kids to get explore the gym, practice their technique, or release all that built up energy!  12:30-2pm
  • Free craft workshop: Create a new project every Saturday! Lakeshore Learning at Merriam Town Center, 5670 Antioch Road, Merriam, KS.
  • KC Zoo Events: Family Fun Fiesta, May 19 & 20 with cultural crafts for visitors and fiesta-themed enrichment items for the animals, 10am-3pm

Sunday, May 20, 2018

  • Free Weekend Fun at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Have fun every Saturday & Sunday from 1-4pm with FREE activities for all ages!
  • KC Zoo Events: Family Fun Fiesta, May 19 & 20 with cultural crafts for visitors and fiesta-themed enrichment items for the animals, 10am-3pm

Monday, May 21, 2018

  • Moms FREE Monday@Paradise Park: Moms get a free admission to the Edutainment Center with the purchase of a full priced child admission! Paradise Park, 1021 NE Colbern Rd, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

  • KC Zoo Events: Dusty’s Birthday Party at 2pm in the Orangutan area!
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics a great time for kids to get explore the gym, practice their technique, or release all that built up energy! Noon-1
  • Storytime with Miss Elisa at Learning Tree Park Place; 10:30-11am
  • Toddle Time: Indoor open play space for kids 5 & under at Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park, KS; 9-11am; $1/member, $2 non-member, no admission fee for parents.
  • Wonderscope Music & Movement: Enjoy moving to the music every Wednesday at 10:30am, 10:45am & 2pm, Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Obstacle Course: Come test your speed, balance and agility at our fun and exciting obstacle course in the Wonder Gym. Wednesdays & Fridays at 3pm, Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Baby Bounce Story Time: The KC Public Library Plaza Branch has stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months old; 9:30am & 10:30am, 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Family Skate Night: 6:30-8:30pm each Wednesday at Landmark2 Skate Center, 701 SE Oldham Court, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081

Thursday, May 24, 2018

  • Wonderscope Art Time: Each Thursday, enjoy a special art time! 10:30am & 2pm; Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Backyard Specialists Pay for Play: Outdoor fun at its best! Play on tons of play sets, rest at picnic tables & stay as long as you want. $2/child, year round (weather permitting) on Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics a great time for kids to get explore the gym, practice their technique, or release all that built up energy! Noon-1, $5/person
  • Tales for Tiny Tykes: Little ones ages 18-36 months can join in for a fun story time; 9:30am & 10:30am at the KC Public Library Plaza Branch; 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112

Friday, May 25, 2018

  • Movies in the Park: Watch movies under the stars all summer long around the City of Lenexa. The Wizard of Oz will play at Buffalo Meadows Park, 9650 Lone Elm Rd, games begin at 5:30pm; movie begins at dusk
  • KC Zoo Events: Masika’s Birthday Party at 11am in the Gorilla area!
  • Creative Story Time@Ceramics Cafe: A fun story & paint time for preschoolers; Tuesdays at 11am, Fridays at 10:30am
  • Storytime: Enjoy a story and craft every Friday at 10:30am & 2pm, Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Obstacle Course: Come test your speed, balance and agility at our fun and exciting obstacle course in the Wonder Gym. Wednesdays & Fridays at 3pm, Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Little Monkey Bizness Family Night: Enjoy all that Little Monkey Bizness has to offer every Friday night, 4-9pm; 12219 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee Mission, KS 66216

Saturday, May 26, 2018

  • KC Zoo Events: Species Spotlight: Apes
  • Hands On History: History is brought to life in this family-friendly program; 2pm every Saturday at the National WWI Museum and Memorial; complimentary with paid admission
  • Free Weekend Fun at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Have fun every Saturday & Sunday from 1-4pm with FREE activities for all ages!
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics a great time for kids to get explore the gym, practice their technique, or release all that built up energy!  12:30-2pm
  • Free craft workshop: Create a new project every Saturday! Lakeshore Learning at Merriam Town Center, 5670 Antioch Road, Merriam, KS.

Sunday, May 27, 2018

  • Free Weekend Fun at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Have fun every Saturday & Sunday from 1-4pm with FREE activities for all ages!
  • KC Zoo Events: Species Spotlight: Apes

Monday, May 28, 2018

Memorial Day!

  • Moms FREE Monday@Paradise Park: Moms get a free admission to the Edutainment Center with the purchase of a full priced child admission! Paradise Park, 1021 NE Colbern Rd, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics a great time for kids to get explore the gym, practice their technique, or release all that built up energy! Noon-1
  • Storytime with Miss Elisa at Learning Tree Park Place; 10:30-11am
  • Toddle Time: Indoor open play space for kids 5 & under at Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park, KS; 9-11am; $1/member, $2 non-member, no admission fee for parents.
  • Wonderscope Music & Movement: Enjoy moving to the music every Wednesday at 10:30am, 10:45am & 2pm, Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Obstacle Course: Come test your speed, balance and agility at our fun and exciting obstacle course in the Wonder Gym. Wednesdays & Fridays at 3pm, Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Baby Bounce Story Time: The KC Public Library Plaza Branch has stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months old; 9:30am & 10:30am, 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Family Skate Night: 6:30-8:30pm each Wednesday at Landmark2 Skate Center, 701 SE Oldham Court, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081

Thursday, May 31, 2018

  • Wonderscope Art Time: Each Thursday, enjoy a special art time! 10:30am & 2pm; Wonderscope, 5700 King St. Shawnee, KS 66203
  • Backyard Specialists Pay for Play: Outdoor fun at its best! Play on tons of play sets, rest at picnic tables & stay as long as you want. $2/child, year round (weather permitting) on Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Open Gym: Integrity Gymnastics a great time for kids to get explore the gym, practice their technique, or release all that built up energy! Noon-1, $5/person
  • Tales for Tiny Tykes: Little ones ages 18-36 months can join in for a fun story time; 9:30am & 10:30am at the KC Public Library Plaza Branch; 4801 Main Street; Kansas City, MO 64112

All calendar items subject to change, especially during the holidays! Please check the organization hosting the event to ensure event details have not changed.