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  • Lots of library activities and storytimes – check the Library link over there in the right sidebar!
  • Mother Nature Reads: Kids will hear a story, make a craft to take home, and get to see a wildlife interpretation. This fun event takes place 10am every Saturday at Lakeside Nature Center, 4701 E Gregory Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64132. Contact: Debby Barker, folnc@crn.org, 816-513-8960.
  • Tadpole Tales at SEA LIFE: Attention all toddlers! Join SEA LIFE Aquarium Kansas City for its newest program, Tadpole Tales. This program is designed exclusively for children ages 2-5 years old and they can participate in the program for one low price! Kids will get hands-on story time with a SEA LIFE Educator, make a sea creature craft, and have access to SEA LIFE Aquarium Kansas City, all for one ticket! Guests can book their visit through our special Parent + Toddler ticket, where one adult and one toddler (ages 3-5) can enter the attraction for $21. The Tadpole Tales program will be at 10:30 and 11:30 am every Monday-Thursday. Click here to book your ticket today!
  • Xtreme Bugs at Union Station: This larger-than-life landscape will transport you into a vivid, dynamic world of bugs, complete with giant, animatronic insects. General admission prices are $12.50/adult; $9.50/child age 3-12; Union Station member ticket prices are $7.50/person for all ages. You can also add on a Science City visit at a reduced rate. Xtreme Bugs runs October 17, 2014-April 12, 2015. Exhibit hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm; Sunday, noon-5pm.
  • Fairy Tale Village exhibit at Crown Center Shops: Children’s tales come to life as you walk into a world of make-believe to interact with characters from favorite stories and rhymes. Visit the Snow Queen in her Ice Palace. Experience the giant adventures of “Jack and the Beanstalk.” Sit in Cinderella’s magic carriage or stroll with “Little Red Riding Hood” through the woods to Grandmother’s house. The interactive exhibit includes a reading area where parents can share their favorite stories with their kids. February 7 – May 3, 2015; Mon.-Sat., 10am-6pm; Sun, noon-6pm. Closed Easter Sunday, April 5. No admission fee.
  • Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat @ The Coterie“It is fun to have fun, but you have to know how!” says the Cat in the tall red and white hat. Featuring Sally and her brother, their pet Fish, Thing 1 and Thing 2, and all of the favorite moments from the classic Dr. Seuss tale. Zany fun and adventures abound! With the trickiest of tricks and craziest of ideas, the Cat is certainly fun to play with. And he turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure. But what will mom find when she gets home…? March 31-May 17 816-474-6552 or TheCoterie.org for tickets.
  • Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites at Crown Center: This exhibit transforms seven beloved and award-winning picture books into 3-dimensional play and learning environments. Books include The Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Snowy Day, Where’s Spot?, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, Abuela, and Tuesday. Discover a love of reading in the exhibit’s immersive environment. Exhibit hours: May 23-Sept. 7; Mon.-Fri., 10am-6pm; Sat., 10am-7pm; Sun., 11am-6pm; Open 11am-6pm on Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day. Complimentary admission.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

  • 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.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

  • Deanna Rose Farmstead Opening Day: Every day is a great day to visit your favorite farm animals, mine for gemstones, learn in a 1-room schoolhouse, and more at Deanna Rose. Open 9am-5pm. The Farmstead is open through October 31.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

  • Family Science Night: Shocking Science: Find out how fun ELECTRICITY can be! Join us for this fun-filled series of free, hands-on Zoo science nights for families to enjoy. 5:30pm, for children grades K-12, no registration is necessary. All children must be accompanied by an adult. This is a special  evening program, the Zoo’s animals will not be on exhibit.

Friday, April 3, 2015

  • The Easter Bunny visits Crown Center: Meet and have your photo taken with the Easter Bunny. Photos available for a fee or you may take your own. Photo sessions from noon-4pm April 3-4; Complimentary admission.
  • 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 at Paint Glaze & Fire Ceramics & Coffee House: Join Paint, Glaze & Fire every other Friday to paint a special pottery project that goes along with a favorite children’s book. A wonderful time for parents (grandparents or nanny) and children to listen to a story and paint together! 10:30-11:30am, 12683 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66213.
  • The KC Zoo Egg-stravaganza: This is not your average egg hunt! Many animals at the Zoo lay eggs, can you find them all? Find out at the KC Zoo Egg-stravaganza scavenger hunt on Fri., April 3 & Sat., April 4, 10am-3pm. Kids and their families will travel the zoo locating different animal eggs while learning about the animals that lay them.

Saturday, April 4, 2015

  • The Easter Bunny visits Crown Center: Meet and have your photo taken with the Easter Bunny. Photos available for a fee or you may take your own. Photo sessions from noon-4pm April 3-4; Complimentary admission.
  • Paradise Park Ollie’s Egg Hunt: Join Ollie for an egg-citing good time in the Outdoor Performance Garden as Paradise Park hosts its annual Easter Eggs-travaganza. Hundreds of hidden eggs await to be found! Plenty of Easter-themed fun for everyone. Admission to Children’s Edutainment Center is required to participate. Egg Hunt takes place at 10:30am & 1:30pm, March 28 & April 4
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The KC Zoo Egg-stravaganza: This is not your average egg hunt! Many animals at the Zoo lay eggs, can you find them all? Find out at the KC Zoo Egg-stravaganza scavenger hunt on Fri., April 3 & Sat., April 4, 10am-3pm. Kids and their families will travel the zoo locating different animal eggs while learning about the animals that lay them.
  • Breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt with the Easter Bunny at Powell Gardens: Start your day with a Chris Cakes breakfast, followed by an Easter Egg Hunt on the Gardens’ rolling lawn (weather permitting), and photos with the Easter Bunny. Other kids’ activities include paint-a-pot, face painting, storytelling, and a creation station. The egg hunt is for kids 10 and younger, and there are three breakfast times. For more information, or to purchase tickets, click here or call Linda at 816-697-2600 x209.
  • GO BLUE for the KC Royals at the Kansas City Zoo: Join the Zoo to celebrate the kick-off of baseball season before the KC Royals home opener! Our animals will be enjoying special enrichment items like t-shirts, cups and scarfs donated to them by the KC Royals. Rhinos and Elephants will be enjoying “baseball” melons and Nikita is showing his team spirit with one of his favorite enrichment items. Find out how our animals look in Royal Blue from 10am-3pm.

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Happy Easter!

Monday, April 6, 2015

  • KC Royals Home Opener Game vs. Chicago White Sox: Our hometown heroes are back in action for another exciting season! Limited tickets available for this 3:10pm game.
  • 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.)

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

  • 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.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Friday, April 10, 2015

  • 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 Ceramics & Coffee House: Enjoy a family night of pizza, painting and fun – not to mention the great memories you’ll make! $25.00 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. Reservations recommended for all events. 5:30-8pm; 12683 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, KS 66213

Saturday, April 11, 2015

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Party for the Planet at the KC Zoo: We are celebrating Mother Earth with a Party for the Planet. Join us for Earth Day activities from 10am-3pm and enjoy Sid the Science Kid at the Helzberg Penguin Plaza. Bring your camera and have your picture taken with Sid, then pick up one of his complimentary activity books. High school artists will also be painting live all around the Zoo…have your own painting created on your canvas by our face painters. Learn about conservation programs and activities that you can do at home.

Sunday, April 12, 2015

  • 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.
  • The Coterie Dramatic Story Time at the Kansas City Plaza Branch Library: Coterie Theatre artists read from favorite children’s books, while young audience members enjoy an opportunity to “jump into the story” – adding their own improvisation. Dramatic Story Times take place one Sunday every month at 2pm throughout the 2014-2015 school year. Geared toward ages 7 and younger.

Monday, April 13, 2015

  • 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.)
  • Spring Choir Performances at Crown Center: Local choirs will entertain Crown Center visitors each weekday at Crown Center Shops. Complimentary admission. Please call 816-274-7251 for more information.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

  • 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.
  • Spring Choir Performances at Crown Center: Local choirs will entertain Crown Center visitors each weekday at Crown Center Shops. Complimentary admission. Please call 816-274-7251 for more information.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

  • Spring Choir Performances at Crown Center: Local choirs will entertain Crown Center visitors each weekday at Crown Center Shops. Complimentary admission. Please call 816-274-7251 for more information.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

  • Spring Choir Performances at Crown Center: Local choirs will entertain Crown Center visitors each weekday at Crown Center Shops. Complimentary admission. Please call 816-274-7251 for more information.

Friday, April 17, 2015

  • 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 at Paint Glaze & Fire Ceramics & Coffee House: Join Paint, Glaze & Fire every other Friday to paint a special pottery project that goes along with a favorite children’s book. A wonderful time for parents (grandparents or nanny) and children to listen to a story and paint together! 10:30-11:30am, 12683 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66213.
  • Spring Choir Performances at Crown Center: Local choirs will entertain Crown Center visitors each weekday at Crown Center Shops. Complimentary admission. Please call 816-274-7251 for more information.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Kids’ Gardening Club at Powell Gardens: Starting Seeds: Now that spring is here, it’s time to plant your garden. Get a head start this year by learning how to start plants indoors plus make a seed-starter kit to take home! Register by April 15. This gardening club series features fun gardening activities for kids 6-12 from Feb. – Oct. 1-2pm at Powell Gardens, children 7 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Click here for prices and to register.
  • Scavenger Saturdays for Families @ 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 are required. 10am–3pm, third Saturdays of the month at Kemper Museum; free, no registration required
  • Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead is celebrating Earth Day. Educational programming about recycling, composting, gardening and Kansas nature and wildlife will provide not only education but entertainment for the entire family. Activities include crafts, flower planing, a traditional Native American ceremony, and more!

Sunday, April 19, 2015

  • 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 20, 2015

  • 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.)

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

  • 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.
  • Tots on Tuesday @ Kemper Museum: Story-time, songs, art inspired conversation, and hands-on art making led by a librarian and museum educator. 11am–noon, third Tuesday of each month, ages 3–5, Drop-in, no registration necessary

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

  • Celebrate Earth Day at Powell Gardens with FREE admission on April 22! 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. Arrive early and take home a tree seedling (one per party, while supplies last), enjoy story time, cooking demonstrations, and more.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Friday, April 24, 2015

  • 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 Ceramics & Coffee House: Drop your kids off for pizza, painting and fun! $25.00 package includes pottery (valued up to $18), pizza and soft drink. Sign up with a friend and both receive $2.00 off. Ages 6 +; reservations recommended. 6:30-8:30pm; 12683 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66213.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

  • 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.
  • 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 26, 2015

  • 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 27, 2015

  • 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.)

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

  • 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.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Friday, May 1, 2015

  • Paint Me a Story at Paint Glaze & Fire Ceramics & Coffee House: Join Paint, Glaze & Fire every other Friday to paint a special pottery project that goes along with a favorite children’s book. A wonderful time for parents (grandparents or nanny) and children to listen to a story and paint together! 10:30-11:30am, 12683 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66213.

Saturday, May 2, 2015

  • Star Wars Party at Paradise Park: May the force be with you! Come and experience the adventure throughout Paradise Park, including special appearance by Star Wars characters from 11am-1pm.  Dress up as your favorite Star Wars character and bring your camera to experience a day of fun with other Star Wars fans!
  • 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.
  • 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, May 3, 2015

  • 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.
  • The Coterie Dramatic Story Time at the Kansas City Plaza Branch Library: Coterie Theatre artists read from favorite children’s books, while young audience members enjoy an opportunity to “jump into the story” – adding their own improvisation. Dramatic Story Times take place one Sunday every month at 2pm throughout the 2014-2015 school year. February selection features Take Me to Your BBQ. Appropriate for all ages.

Monday, May 4, 2015

  • 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.)

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

  • 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.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Friday, May 8, 2015

  • 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 Ceramics & Coffee House: Enjoy a family night of pizza, painting and fun – not to mention the great memories you’ll make! $25.00 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. Reservations recommended for all events. 5:30-8pm; 12683 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, KS 66213

Saturday, May 9, 2015

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Zootastik Learning Fest – Endangered Species: Join us for Zootastik Learning Fest on second Saturdays to learn about amazing animals. Activities, demonstrations and crafts will take place in the main lobby from 10am-3pm and are complimentary with Zoo admission.
  • Kids’ Gardening Club at Powell Gardens: Gardening Day! We will brush up on our plant basics and then head to the garden to plant our Kids Club Garden bed. Plus we will design a garden for you to take home, plants included! Dress for a mess. Register by April 15. This gardening club series features fun gardening activities for kids 6-12 from Feb. – Oct. 1-2pm at Powell Gardens, children 7 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Click here for prices and to register.

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Happy Mother’s Day!

  • 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.
  • Mother’s Day at the Kansas City Zoo: Moms receive FREE admission on Monther’s Day, and the treats don’t stop there! Moms will get a voucher for a free sweet treat redeemable at any Zoo concession stand. Enjoy a wild time at the Zoo with your wild ones!

Monday, May 11, 2015

  • 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.)

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

  • 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.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Friday, May 15, 2015

  • 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 at Paint Glaze & Fire Ceramics & Coffee House: Join Paint, Glaze & Fire every other Friday to paint a special pottery project that goes along with a favorite children’s book. A wonderful time for parents (grandparents or nanny) and children to listen to a story and paint together! 10:30-11:30am, 12683 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66213.

Saturday, May 16, 2015

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Scavenger Saturdays for Families @ 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 are required. 10am–3pm, third Saturdays of the month at Kemper Museum; free, no registration required

Sunday, May 17, 2015

  • 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, May 18, 2015

  • 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.)

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

  • 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.
  • Tots on Tuesday @ Kemper Museum: Story-time, songs, art inspired conversation, and hands-on art making led by a librarian and museum educator. 11am–noon, third Tuesday of each month, ages 3–5, Drop-in, no registration necessar

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Friday, May 22, 2015

  • 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 Ceramics & Coffee House: Drop your kids off for pizza, painting and fun! $25.00 package includes pottery (valued up to $18), pizza and soft drink. Sign up with a friend and both receive $2.00 off. Ages 6 +; reservations recommended. 6:30-8:30pm; 12683 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66213.

Saturday, May 23, 2015

  • 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.
  • 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, May 24, 2015

  • 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, May 25, 2015

Happy Memorial Day!

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

  • 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.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Friday, May 29, 2015

  • 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 at Paint Glaze & Fire Ceramics & Coffee House: Join Paint, Glaze & Fire every other Friday to paint a special pottery project that goes along with a favorite children’s book. A wonderful time for parents (grandparents or nanny) and children to listen to a story and paint together! 10:30-11:30am, 12683 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66213.

Saturday, May 30, 2015

  • 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.
  • 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, May 31, 2015

  •  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.