Apr 3 all-day ComedyCIty
Major League Improv is competitive improvisational comedy! Two teams of highly trained comedians face off in improvised scenes and games- competing for their dignity and YOUR laughs! Major League Improv is ComedyCity’s signature show and fun for all ages! Come see for yourself how ComedyCity has kept KC laughing for over 30 years! Join ComedyCity at our new home at...
Apr 4 all-day ComedyCIty
Major League Improv is competitive improvisational comedy! Two teams of highly trained comedians face off in improvised scenes and games- competing for their dignity and YOUR laughs! Major League Improv is ComedyCity’s signature show and fun for all ages! Come see for yourself how ComedyCity has kept KC laughing for over 30 years! Join ComedyCity at our new home at...
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Lawrence Arts Center
It’s not easy to arrange 200 incredible art pieces into our galleries for the annual Benefit Art Auction. Come check out the arrangement and then make your own work of art that puts many unlike things together.
Apr 10 all-day ComedyCIty
Major League Improv is competitive improvisational comedy! Two teams of highly trained comedians face off in improvised scenes and games- competing for their dignity and YOUR laughs! Major League Improv is ComedyCity’s signature show and fun for all ages! Come see for yourself how ComedyCity has kept KC laughing for over 30 years! Join ComedyCity at our new home at...
Apr 11 all-day ComedyCIty
Major League Improv is competitive improvisational comedy! Two teams of highly trained comedians face off in improvised scenes and games- competing for their dignity and YOUR laughs! Major League Improv is ComedyCity’s signature show and fun for all ages! Come see for yourself how ComedyCity has kept KC laughing for over 30 years! Join ComedyCity at our new home at...
Apr 11 @ 9:00 pm Lawrence Arts Center
This exhibit features works from preschool and kindergarten students at the Arts Center. Illuminating the roots of imagination through fearless creativity, this exhibit offers a rare and inspiring glimpse of the origin of ingenuity and inspiration. Arts Center preschoolers have the opportunity to work with professional artists, actors, dancers, and musicians; attend performances; and create in the studios. Creative confidence...
Apr 17 all-day ComedyCIty
Major League Improv is competitive improvisational comedy! Two teams of highly trained comedians face off in improvised scenes and games- competing for their dignity and YOUR laughs! Major League Improv is ComedyCity’s signature show and fun for all ages! Come see for yourself how ComedyCity has kept KC laughing for over 30 years! Join ComedyCity at our new home at...
Apr 18 all-day ComedyCIty
Major League Improv is competitive improvisational comedy! Two teams of highly trained comedians face off in improvised scenes and games- competing for their dignity and YOUR laughs! Major League Improv is ComedyCity’s signature show and fun for all ages! Come see for yourself how ComedyCity has kept KC laughing for over 30 years! Join ComedyCity at our new home at...
Apr 18 @ 7:00 pm Lawrence Arts Center
April 18 | 7 PM April 19 | 3 PM $20 adults/$15 seniors/$13 student Coppélia is the great comedic ballet of the nineteenth century. All couples who marry at the festival for a new bell will receive a handsome dowery. Swanilda and Franz are set to be one of those couples until Franz is taken with a beautiful young girl...
Apr 19 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm Premier Bowling
Dear Friends of Conservation and Bowling for Rhinos Sponsors, This April marks the 33rd anniversary for the Greater Kansas City American Association of Zoo Keepers’ (GKC AAZK) nationally recognized bowl-a- thon: Bowling for Rhinos. Bowling for Rhinos (BFR) was originated in 1987 by a group of Kansas City zoo keepers that were concerned about the plight of rhinos in Africa...
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm Lawrence Arts Center
April 18 | 7 PM April 19 | 3 PM $20 adults/$15 seniors/$13 student Coppélia is the great comedic ballet of the nineteenth century. All couples who marry at the festival for a new bell will receive a handsome dowery. Swanilda and Franz are set to be one of those couples until Franz is taken with a beautiful young girl...
Apr 24 all-day Pleasant Hill Historical Society
Times: April 24th 4pm-8pm, April 25th 9am-8pm, April 26th 9am till 4pm Location: Pleasant Hill, Missouri; 15 mins south of Lee’s Summit, Missouri Event details: Event is free to attend. We will have two floors of model trains including a lego train. Live music all three days, reenactments, two different car shows one Saturday and the other Sunday. Visit our...
Apr 24 all-day ComedyCIty
Major League Improv is competitive improvisational comedy! Two teams of highly trained comedians face off in improvised scenes and games- competing for their dignity and YOUR laughs! Major League Improv is ComedyCity’s signature show and fun for all ages! Come see for yourself how ComedyCity has kept KC laughing for over 30 years! Join ComedyCity at our new home at...
Apr 24 @ 12:00 am Lawrence Arts Center
This annual show features works selected by public school art teachers of K-12 students from across Lawrence. Showcasing a cross-section of the excellent visual arts programming in Lawrence public schools, this exhibit spotlights the value of arts learning and the importance of fine arts programs in public education. On exhibit just after the Lawrence Arts Center Arts-based Preschool and Kindergarten...
Apr 25 all-day Pleasant Hill Historical Society
Times: April 24th 4pm-8pm, April 25th 9am-8pm, April 26th 9am till 4pm Location: Pleasant Hill, Missouri; 15 mins south of Lee’s Summit, Missouri Event details: Event is free to attend. We will have two floors of model trains including a lego train. Live music all three days, reenactments, two different car shows one Saturday and the other Sunday. Visit our...
Apr 25 all-day ComedyCIty
Major League Improv is competitive improvisational comedy! Two teams of highly trained comedians face off in improvised scenes and games- competing for their dignity and YOUR laughs! Major League Improv is ComedyCity’s signature show and fun for all ages! Come see for yourself how ComedyCity has kept KC laughing for over 30 years! Join ComedyCity at our new home at...
Apr 26 all-day Pleasant Hill Historical Society
Times: April 24th 4pm-8pm, April 25th 9am-8pm, April 26th 9am till 4pm Location: Pleasant Hill, Missouri; 15 mins south of Lee’s Summit, Missouri Event details: Event is free to attend. We will have two floors of model trains including a lego train. Live music all three days, reenactments, two different car shows one Saturday and the other Sunday. Visit our...
May 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Lawrence Arts Center
The annual USD 497 Public School show features works selected by public school art teachers of K-12 students from across Lawrence. Join us for an epic I-Spy that moves throughout all the galleries and turn in your completed game for a chance to win visual arts prizes.
May 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm The Downtown Underground
Over the last three years, Geeks for Kids has built 31 custom, electric cars for kids with movement disabilities. Bringing together professional and student engineers and programmers to design and build the cars, Geeks for Kids empowers kids with movement disabilities to get out and explore their world on their own. And, that matters. Studies show that kids who cannot...
Jun 12 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm John Wornall House Museum
When settlers arrived on the frontier, they made a significant impact on the local ecosystem. Explore the environment as the Wornall family would have interacted with it – from water management to observing native plants and animals. Ages: Kindergarten graduate through age 12 Camp is $45/day if you register before April 10, 2020. Registration fees raise to $50/day after April...
Jun 19 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm John Wornall House Museum
The Wornall House was used as a field hospital during the Battle of Westport by both Confederate and Union soldiers. Learn about the Wornall family and how their lives were shaped by the Civil War, particularly from the perspective of nine-year-old Frank Wornall. Ages: Kindergarten graduate through age 12 Camp is $45/day if you register before April 10, 2020. Registration...
Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Alexander Majors House Museum
“Wanted: Young, skinny, wiry fellows not over eighteen. Must be expert riders, willing to risk death daily.” Pony Express riders experienced excitement, danger, and adventure – and many riders were teenagers. Experience the excitement of the Pony Express during the brief 18-months that it was in existence. Ages: Kindergarten graduate through age 12 Camp is $45/day if you register before...
Jul 10 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Alexander Majors House Museum
How did families like the Majors family interact with their homes and the objects within them? How did they accomplish daily chores without the aid of indoor plumbing and electricity? What kinds of relationships did they have and what did they do for fun? Put down the cell phone and step back into time and experience life on the Missouri/Kansas...
Jul 17 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Alexander Majors House Museum
Explore local history and the environment through fun and unique art projects. Get creative with us – we’ll even make crafts with our snacks! Ages: Kindergarten graduate through age 12 Camp is $45/day if you register before April 10, 2020. Registration fees raise to $50/day after April 10. We will accept drop-ins, but we strongly recommend preregistration so you can...
Jul 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Alexander Majors House Museum
Saddle up for an exploration of the wild west – load your wagon, pan for gold, and giddy up! Learn about how people moved, communicated, and lived in the western United States while in the home of the famed frontier freighter Alexander Majors. Ages: Kindergarten graduate through age 12 Camp is $45/day if you register before April 10, 2020. Registration...
Jul 31 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Alexander Majors House Museum
How do we know what we know about history? Become a history detective to debunk common historical myths and see if you can discover the answers to all of your burning questions! Ages: Kindergarten graduate through age 12 Camp is $45/day if you register before April 10, 2020. Registration fees raise to $50/day after April 10. We will accept drop-ins,...
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm John Wornall House Museum
Who can work at a museum and what kind of jobs do they do? Meet people who work at a variety of museums, then become a junior staff member of the Wornall House! Learn how to handle historic objects, think critically, and create an exhibit that will be on display at the Wornall House for the entire month of August!...
Sep 12 all-day La Paloma Plaza
The 19th Annual Helen Gold 5K – 10K charity event has grown from 200 runner-walkers in 2001 to over 1,000 participants. As a result, 100% of all contributions and registrations have helped raise almost $900,000 for Parkinson’s Disease Research at the University of Kansas Medical Center. PRIZES • First place male and female runners in both 5K and 10K will...