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Cinco de Mayo Mini Beer Tour

Old Chicago
Date: Active Wednesday April 9, 2014 through Monday May 5, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Food / Beverage

Location: All Kansas Old Chicago locations!
It's time to tip back some drinkos for Cinco and tour the cervezas de Mexico. Finish the 8 beers of the tour and earn your limited edition 2014 Cinco de Mayo T-shirt! The tour kicks off at 6PM on Wednesday, 4/09 and ends 5/5. Check out the details at oldchicago.com

On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World

  • On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World
National Wwi Museum
Date: Active Saturday March 15, 2014 through Friday September 12, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
A hungry teenage assassin fired two shots that struck and killed Austro-Hungarian heir, Franz Ferdinand. The assassination that forever changed the world and led to the series of events that triggered the outbreak of World War I will be on display in On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World, which opens March 15 at the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial. This special exhibition in Memory Hall was created with support from the Austrian National Archives, Serbian National Archives, Library of Congress, Kansas City Public Library and The British Library.
Upcoming Events

Thomas Hart Benton Display

National Wwi Museum
Date: Active Saturday April 19, 2014 through Sunday October 12, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
In celebration of the 125th birthday of Thomas Hart Benton, view a display on the Museum's Research Center level describing the impact of Benton's U.S. Naval experience in 1918 as a camoufleur and draftsman and how these experiences influenced his development as an artist.
Upcoming Events

Money Smart Month

  • Money Smart Month

Date: Active Tuesday April 1, 2014 through Wednesday April 30, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: various locations throughout the metro area
Price: free
Throughout the month of April, you can attend over 100 financial education opportunities, on various topics, at no charge. Visit our website, www.moneysmartkc.org to find a class near you.
http://www.moneysmartkc.org/

Fountain City Sketch!

  • Fountain City Sketch!

Date: Active Saturday April 5, 2014 through Saturday April 26, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Comedy

Location: Kick Comedy Theater. 4010 Pennsylvania. In Wesport.
Price: $10 regular / $5 with valid student id
A new live comedy experience comes to Kansas City!
Come see original comedy written and performed by local performers and comedians Ben Auxier, Brandon Durkes, Anna Koehler, Ryan Hruza, Tim Marks, and Kenzie West. Produced by the KC Improv Co; Directed by Brian Huther.
http://www.kansascitycomedy.com

Vendor Marts

Town Pavilion
Date: Active Wednesday April 9, 2014 through Friday November 21, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Sale

Location: Town Pavilion
Price: Free
Please join us at the Town Pavilion for Vendor Marts!

June 13th & 27th
July 11th & 25th
August 8th & 22nd
September 19th
October 3rd & 17th
November 7th & 21st

June Enrollment

Paris II Educational Center
Date: Active Wednesday April 16, 2014 through Thursday May 15, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Educational

Location: Paris II Educational Center
Want to see how you can save up to $1000 on your institution!!
Call Kerri at 816-468-6666 or just stop by and see US!!
http://www.parisii.net

Complimentary Breakfast Buffet for our guests!

Chase Suite Hotel - Overland Park
Date: Active Thursday August 11, 2011 through Thursday December 31, 2015.
Time: 6:30 am - 8:30 am
Category: Food / Beverage

Location: Chase Suite Hotel
Offered daily for guests of our hotel

Downtown Lee's Summit Farmers Market


Date: Event occurs every Wednesday of every month.
Time: 7:00 am
Category: Sale

Location: Corner of Second and Douglas streets Downtown Lee's Summit
Price: FREE
The Downtown Lee's Summit Farmers Market is open from 7 a.m. to sell-out Wednesdays and Saturdays. Shoppers can purchase a variety of fresh produce, plants, meat, baked goods, handmade crafts and more.
http://downtownls.org/

Park University's Campanella Gallery: 100 Years of Genocide Exhibit


Date: Active Tuesday March 18, 2014 through Friday April 25, 2014.
Time: 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Park University Campanella Gallery
Price: Free
The exhibit, designed by a trio of Park faculty, portrays a reflective and contemporary pictorial and first-person account of 20th century acts of genocide and ethnic cleansing.

The Campanella Gallery is located inside the University’s McAfee Memorial Library, within Park’s Mabee Learning Center/Academic Underground. Admission is free. The Gallery’s regular hours are: 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; and 4 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday.
Park University

Parents' Day Out preschool program

Olathe Bible Church
Date: Event occurs every Wednesday of every month.
Time: 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Category: Kids / Family

Location: Olathe Bible Church, 13700 W. 151st St., Olathe, Kansas
Price: $100/month
Every Wednesday year-round, we open our child-centered facilities to infants and pre-K children in our community. We provide a robust preschool setting in a Christian environment. Various special activities and guest speakers are planned throughout the year.
Learn more and enroll.

STANFORD'S BARTENDING ACADEMY

Stanford's Comedy Club
Date: Active Tuesday January 7, 2014 through Wednesday December 31, 2014.
Time: 11:45 am
Category: Food / Beverage

Location: Stanford & Son's Comedy Club
Become a Certified Bartender and receive BEHIND THE BAR/bartending EXPERIENCE!
Learn to Bartend right here at Stanford & Son's Comedy Club! Our next class is starting when YOU ARE READY - call 913-400-7500 to enroll!

Kansas City Career Fair - April 23rd!

Sheraton Overland Park Hotel
Date: Wednesday April 23, 2014
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Category: Business Networking

Location: Sheraton Overland Park, 6100 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS 66211
Price: Free to attend for job seekers
Meet face to face with multiple decision makers hiring sales, business development, marketing, retail and sales management professionals across many industries. Our events are open to executive level experienced professionals as well as entry level and recent college graduates. This is your chance to meet directly with hiring managers!

Kansas City Career Fair hosted by United Career Fairs
Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 - 6pm Sharp
Sheraton Overland Park
6100 College Boulevard
Overland Park, KS 66211

Contact Info:
United Career Fairs
847-428-1118
info@unitedcareerfairs.com
www.unitedcareerfairs.com
Click here for more info!

Comedy Improv Workshops with the Recess Players

  • Comedy Improv Workshops with the Recess Players

Date: Event occurs every Wednesday of every month.
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Category: Educational

Location: The Uptown Arts Bar
Price: 0-$20
Come learn long form comedy improv from the best in KC! the Recess Players are a group of well trained comedians that are now teaching everyone the secret to being funny. Every Wednesday night at the Uptown Arts Bar you can drop into our improv workshop that features a different instructor and topic every week. Step outside your comfort zone, learn the craft of improvisation, and have fun. These classes will introduce you to a whole new world of live comedy. $1-$20
http://www.recessplayers.com/

Contemporary One Acts/Discovery #2 UMKC Theatre


Date: Active Wednesday April 23, 2014 through Monday April 28, 2014.
Time: 7:30 pm
Category: Theatre / Dance

Location: Studio 116, Olson PAC, UMKC Campus
Price: $6-$15
Theodore Swetz will serve as lead director with guest directors and short play selection to be determined. Previews are Apr. 23-24; formal run is April 25-April 28. UMKC Studio 116, James C. Olson PAC, UMKC Campus.

Tickets: adults-$15; UMKC faculty/staff-$10; UMKC students-$6; Seniors and non-UMKC students-$10.
UMKC Theatre

Cinco de Mayo Mini Beer Tour

Old Chicago
Date: Active Wednesday April 9, 2014 through Monday May 5, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Food / Beverage

Location: All Kansas Old Chicago locations!
It's time to tip back some drinkos for Cinco and tour the cervezas de Mexico. Finish the 8 beers of the tour and earn your limited edition 2014 Cinco de Mayo T-shirt! The tour kicks off at 6PM on Wednesday, 4/09 and ends 5/5. Check out the details at oldchicago.com

On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World

  • On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World
National Wwi Museum
Date: Active Saturday March 15, 2014 through Friday September 12, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
A hungry teenage assassin fired two shots that struck and killed Austro-Hungarian heir, Franz Ferdinand. The assassination that forever changed the world and led to the series of events that triggered the outbreak of World War I will be on display in On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World, which opens March 15 at the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial. This special exhibition in Memory Hall was created with support from the Austrian National Archives, Serbian National Archives, Library of Congress, Kansas City Public Library and The British Library.
Upcoming Events

Thomas Hart Benton Display

National Wwi Museum
Date: Active Saturday April 19, 2014 through Sunday October 12, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
In celebration of the 125th birthday of Thomas Hart Benton, view a display on the Museum's Research Center level describing the impact of Benton's U.S. Naval experience in 1918 as a camoufleur and draftsman and how these experiences influenced his development as an artist.
Upcoming Events

Money Smart Month

  • Money Smart Month

Date: Active Tuesday April 1, 2014 through Wednesday April 30, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: various locations throughout the metro area
Price: free
Throughout the month of April, you can attend over 100 financial education opportunities, on various topics, at no charge. Visit our website, www.moneysmartkc.org to find a class near you.
http://www.moneysmartkc.org/

Fountain City Sketch!

  • Fountain City Sketch!

Date: Active Saturday April 5, 2014 through Saturday April 26, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Comedy

Location: Kick Comedy Theater. 4010 Pennsylvania. In Wesport.
Price: $10 regular / $5 with valid student id
A new live comedy experience comes to Kansas City!
Come see original comedy written and performed by local performers and comedians Ben Auxier, Brandon Durkes, Anna Koehler, Ryan Hruza, Tim Marks, and Kenzie West. Produced by the KC Improv Co; Directed by Brian Huther.
http://www.kansascitycomedy.com

Vendor Marts

Town Pavilion
Date: Active Wednesday April 9, 2014 through Friday November 21, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Sale

Location: Town Pavilion
Price: Free
Please join us at the Town Pavilion for Vendor Marts!

June 13th & 27th
July 11th & 25th
August 8th & 22nd
September 19th
October 3rd & 17th
November 7th & 21st

June Enrollment

Paris II Educational Center
Date: Active Wednesday April 16, 2014 through Thursday May 15, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Educational

Location: Paris II Educational Center
Want to see how you can save up to $1000 on your institution!!
Call Kerri at 816-468-6666 or just stop by and see US!!
http://www.parisii.net

Complimentary Breakfast Buffet for our guests!

Chase Suite Hotel - Overland Park
Date: Active Thursday August 11, 2011 through Thursday December 31, 2015.
Time: 6:30 am - 8:30 am
Category: Food / Beverage

Location: Chase Suite Hotel
Offered daily for guests of our hotel

Park University's Campanella Gallery: 100 Years of Genocide Exhibit


Date: Active Tuesday March 18, 2014 through Friday April 25, 2014.
Time: 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Park University Campanella Gallery
Price: Free
The exhibit, designed by a trio of Park faculty, portrays a reflective and contemporary pictorial and first-person account of 20th century acts of genocide and ethnic cleansing.

The Campanella Gallery is located inside the University’s McAfee Memorial Library, within Park’s Mabee Learning Center/Academic Underground. Admission is free. The Gallery’s regular hours are: 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; and 4 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday.
Park University

STANFORD'S BARTENDING ACADEMY

Stanford's Comedy Club
Date: Active Tuesday January 7, 2014 through Wednesday December 31, 2014.
Time: 11:45 am
Category: Food / Beverage

Location: Stanford & Son's Comedy Club
Become a Certified Bartender and receive BEHIND THE BAR/bartending EXPERIENCE!
Learn to Bartend right here at Stanford & Son's Comedy Club! Our next class is starting when YOU ARE READY - call 913-400-7500 to enroll!

Contemporary One Acts/Discovery #2 UMKC Theatre


Date: Active Wednesday April 23, 2014 through Monday April 28, 2014.
Time: 7:30 pm
Category: Theatre / Dance

Location: Studio 116, Olson PAC, UMKC Campus
Price: $6-$15
Theodore Swetz will serve as lead director with guest directors and short play selection to be determined. Previews are Apr. 23-24; formal run is April 25-April 28. UMKC Studio 116, James C. Olson PAC, UMKC Campus.

Tickets: adults-$15; UMKC faculty/staff-$10; UMKC students-$6; Seniors and non-UMKC students-$10.
UMKC Theatre

Take Your Kid to Work

  • Take Your Kid to Work
Town Pavilion
Date: Thursday April 24, 2014
Time: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Category: Kids / Family

Location: Rotunda at the Town Pavilion
Price: Free
Take Your Kid to Work Day!

Copaken Brooks 14th Annual event will be full of fun filled activities!

Photo Booth
KC Zoo interaction with animals
Dance Workshop
Crafts
Clown Games and more!

Herb Cocktail Party


Date: Thursday April 24, 2014
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Category: Food / Beverage

Location: Alexander Majors House Museum
Price: $35/person
Annual Herb Cocktail Party at the Alexander Majors House (8201 State Line Road). Enjoy a tasting menu and food demonstrations by Chef Shannon “Firebug” Kimball and signature cocktails made with fresh herbs. This fundraising event kicks off our annual Herb Sale on Saturday, April 26. Please see our website, www.wornallhouse.org for details or call 816-444-1858

Wine and Cheese Tasting with Silent Auction


Date: Thursday April 24, 2014
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Category: Fund Raiser

Location: Kansas City Power and Light Building
Price: The event is $25 per person for pre-event registration or $30 at the door.
A Wine and Cheese Tasting with Silent Auction will benefit The Rose Brooks Center and The Alpha Chi Omega Foundation. The event celebrates the work of Rose Brooks Center in Kansas City and will raise necessary funds to help them continue their work in our area. Both men and women over 21 years of age are invited to come and enjoy appetizers, wine and friendship to benefit Rose Brooks Center and The Alpha Chi Omega Foundation.

Comedy Improv Thursday Show with the Recess Players


Date: Event occurs every Thursday of every month.
Time: 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: The Uptown Arts Bar
Price: Free
Thursday nights are the new Friday night! And what better way to get set for the weekend than going watching an improv show. Every Thursday night the Recess Players presents a highly entertaining long form comedy improv show. What's long form improv you ask? The performers ask for one suggestion and present a series of scenes that incorporate that suggestion. It's like a play made up on the spot with lots of laughs. If that doesn't bring you in, then maybe the incredible food and drinks will. The Uptown Arts bar offers a great selection of beverages to patrons 21 and over.

The Recess Players also coach and teach a weekly workshop. For more info about them, improv, or the cosmos - email Zak Roland at zakrecessplayers13@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/Recesstheaterimprov

Cinco de Mayo Mini Beer Tour

Old Chicago
Date: Active Wednesday April 9, 2014 through Monday May 5, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Food / Beverage

Location: All Kansas Old Chicago locations!
It's time to tip back some drinkos for Cinco and tour the cervezas de Mexico. Finish the 8 beers of the tour and earn your limited edition 2014 Cinco de Mayo T-shirt! The tour kicks off at 6PM on Wednesday, 4/09 and ends 5/5. Check out the details at oldchicago.com

On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World

  • On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World
National Wwi Museum
Date: Active Saturday March 15, 2014 through Friday September 12, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
A hungry teenage assassin fired two shots that struck and killed Austro-Hungarian heir, Franz Ferdinand. The assassination that forever changed the world and led to the series of events that triggered the outbreak of World War I will be on display in On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World, which opens March 15 at the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial. This special exhibition in Memory Hall was created with support from the Austrian National Archives, Serbian National Archives, Library of Congress, Kansas City Public Library and The British Library.
Upcoming Events

Thomas Hart Benton Display

National Wwi Museum
Date: Active Saturday April 19, 2014 through Sunday October 12, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
In celebration of the 125th birthday of Thomas Hart Benton, view a display on the Museum's Research Center level describing the impact of Benton's U.S. Naval experience in 1918 as a camoufleur and draftsman and how these experiences influenced his development as an artist.
Upcoming Events

Money Smart Month

  • Money Smart Month

Date: Active Tuesday April 1, 2014 through Wednesday April 30, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: various locations throughout the metro area
Price: free
Throughout the month of April, you can attend over 100 financial education opportunities, on various topics, at no charge. Visit our website, www.moneysmartkc.org to find a class near you.
http://www.moneysmartkc.org/

Fountain City Sketch!

  • Fountain City Sketch!

Date: Active Saturday April 5, 2014 through Saturday April 26, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Comedy

Location: Kick Comedy Theater. 4010 Pennsylvania. In Wesport.
Price: $10 regular / $5 with valid student id
A new live comedy experience comes to Kansas City!
Come see original comedy written and performed by local performers and comedians Ben Auxier, Brandon Durkes, Anna Koehler, Ryan Hruza, Tim Marks, and Kenzie West. Produced by the KC Improv Co; Directed by Brian Huther.
http://www.kansascitycomedy.com

Vendor Marts

Town Pavilion
Date: Active Wednesday April 9, 2014 through Friday November 21, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Sale

Location: Town Pavilion
Price: Free
Please join us at the Town Pavilion for Vendor Marts!

June 13th & 27th
July 11th & 25th
August 8th & 22nd
September 19th
October 3rd & 17th
November 7th & 21st

June Enrollment

Paris II Educational Center
Date: Active Wednesday April 16, 2014 through Thursday May 15, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Educational

Location: Paris II Educational Center
Want to see how you can save up to $1000 on your institution!!
Call Kerri at 816-468-6666 or just stop by and see US!!
http://www.parisii.net

Complimentary Breakfast Buffet for our guests!

Chase Suite Hotel - Overland Park
Date: Active Thursday August 11, 2011 through Thursday December 31, 2015.
Time: 6:30 am - 8:30 am
Category: Food / Beverage

Location: Chase Suite Hotel
Offered daily for guests of our hotel

Park University's Campanella Gallery: 100 Years of Genocide Exhibit


Date: Active Tuesday March 18, 2014 through Friday April 25, 2014.
Time: 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Park University Campanella Gallery
Price: Free
The exhibit, designed by a trio of Park faculty, portrays a reflective and contemporary pictorial and first-person account of 20th century acts of genocide and ethnic cleansing.

The Campanella Gallery is located inside the University’s McAfee Memorial Library, within Park’s Mabee Learning Center/Academic Underground. Admission is free. The Gallery’s regular hours are: 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; and 4 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday.
Park University

STANFORD'S BARTENDING ACADEMY

Stanford's Comedy Club
Date: Active Tuesday January 7, 2014 through Wednesday December 31, 2014.
Time: 11:45 am
Category: Food / Beverage

Location: Stanford & Son's Comedy Club
Become a Certified Bartender and receive BEHIND THE BAR/bartending EXPERIENCE!
Learn to Bartend right here at Stanford & Son's Comedy Club! Our next class is starting when YOU ARE READY - call 913-400-7500 to enroll!

Contemporary One Acts/Discovery #2 UMKC Theatre


Date: Active Wednesday April 23, 2014 through Monday April 28, 2014.
Time: 7:30 pm
Category: Theatre / Dance

Location: Studio 116, Olson PAC, UMKC Campus
Price: $6-$15
Theodore Swetz will serve as lead director with guest directors and short play selection to be determined. Previews are Apr. 23-24; formal run is April 25-April 28. UMKC Studio 116, James C. Olson PAC, UMKC Campus.

Tickets: adults-$15; UMKC faculty/staff-$10; UMKC students-$6; Seniors and non-UMKC students-$10.
UMKC Theatre

Natural Southern States Classic

  • Natural Southern States Classic
TanPerfekt
Date: Active Friday April 25, 2014 through Saturday April 26, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Health

Location: Liberty Community Center Theatre
Price: Varies
TanPerfekt and our sister company APerfekt10 are the tanning, hair and makeup sponsors for the NANBF Natural Southern States Classic .

Edwardsville Days Festival


Date: Active Friday April 25, 2014 through Saturday April 26, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Edwardsville City Park (1200 Blake St, Edwardsville, KS)
Join us for this family-friendly festival. We'll have a Carnival, KCBS Sanctioned BBQ Contest, Parade, Musical Entertainment, Stage Entertainment, Contests (Pie, Salsa, & Chili), Food and Craft Vendors, and More!
Edwardsville Days Info

Hands-On History

  • Hands-On History
National Wwi Museum
Date: Event occurs every Friday of every month.
Time: 1:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
History is brought to life during this family-friendly program, where kids of all ages are invited to handle Great War artifacts in the Museum main gallery.
Upcoming Events

Family Fridays

Paradise Park
Date: Event occurs every Friday of every month.
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Category: Food Special

Enjoy a delicious all-you-can-eat-pizza buffet for only $3.99. Reg. $5.99
http://www.paradise-park.com

Fourth Friday


Date: Event occurs the fourth Friday of every month.
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Downtown Lee's Summit
Price: FREE
Explore Downtown for art, music and theatre events and visit participating businesses and restaurants.
http://downtownls.org/

Cinco de Mayo Mini Beer Tour

Old Chicago
Date: Active Wednesday April 9, 2014 through Monday May 5, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Food / Beverage

Location: All Kansas Old Chicago locations!
It's time to tip back some drinkos for Cinco and tour the cervezas de Mexico. Finish the 8 beers of the tour and earn your limited edition 2014 Cinco de Mayo T-shirt! The tour kicks off at 6PM on Wednesday, 4/09 and ends 5/5. Check out the details at oldchicago.com

On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World

  • On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World
National Wwi Museum
Date: Active Saturday March 15, 2014 through Friday September 12, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
A hungry teenage assassin fired two shots that struck and killed Austro-Hungarian heir, Franz Ferdinand. The assassination that forever changed the world and led to the series of events that triggered the outbreak of World War I will be on display in On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World, which opens March 15 at the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial. This special exhibition in Memory Hall was created with support from the Austrian National Archives, Serbian National Archives, Library of Congress, Kansas City Public Library and The British Library.
Upcoming Events

Thomas Hart Benton Display

National Wwi Museum
Date: Active Saturday April 19, 2014 through Sunday October 12, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
In celebration of the 125th birthday of Thomas Hart Benton, view a display on the Museum's Research Center level describing the impact of Benton's U.S. Naval experience in 1918 as a camoufleur and draftsman and how these experiences influenced his development as an artist.
Upcoming Events

Money Smart Month

  • Money Smart Month

Date: Active Tuesday April 1, 2014 through Wednesday April 30, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: various locations throughout the metro area
Price: free
Throughout the month of April, you can attend over 100 financial education opportunities, on various topics, at no charge. Visit our website, www.moneysmartkc.org to find a class near you.
http://www.moneysmartkc.org/

Fountain City Sketch!

  • Fountain City Sketch!

Date: Active Saturday April 5, 2014 through Saturday April 26, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Comedy

Location: Kick Comedy Theater. 4010 Pennsylvania. In Wesport.
Price: $10 regular / $5 with valid student id
A new live comedy experience comes to Kansas City!
Come see original comedy written and performed by local performers and comedians Ben Auxier, Brandon Durkes, Anna Koehler, Ryan Hruza, Tim Marks, and Kenzie West. Produced by the KC Improv Co; Directed by Brian Huther.
http://www.kansascitycomedy.com

Vendor Marts

Town Pavilion
Date: Active Wednesday April 9, 2014 through Friday November 21, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Sale

Location: Town Pavilion
Price: Free
Please join us at the Town Pavilion for Vendor Marts!

June 13th & 27th
July 11th & 25th
August 8th & 22nd
September 19th
October 3rd & 17th
November 7th & 21st

June Enrollment

Paris II Educational Center
Date: Active Wednesday April 16, 2014 through Thursday May 15, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Educational

Location: Paris II Educational Center
Want to see how you can save up to $1000 on your institution!!
Call Kerri at 816-468-6666 or just stop by and see US!!
http://www.parisii.net

Complimentary Breakfast Buffet for our guests!

Chase Suite Hotel - Overland Park
Date: Active Thursday August 11, 2011 through Thursday December 31, 2015.
Time: 6:30 am - 8:30 am
Category: Food / Beverage

Location: Chase Suite Hotel
Offered daily for guests of our hotel

STANFORD'S BARTENDING ACADEMY

Stanford's Comedy Club
Date: Active Tuesday January 7, 2014 through Wednesday December 31, 2014.
Time: 11:45 am
Category: Food / Beverage

Location: Stanford & Son's Comedy Club
Become a Certified Bartender and receive BEHIND THE BAR/bartending EXPERIENCE!
Learn to Bartend right here at Stanford & Son's Comedy Club! Our next class is starting when YOU ARE READY - call 913-400-7500 to enroll!

Contemporary One Acts/Discovery #2 UMKC Theatre


Date: Active Wednesday April 23, 2014 through Monday April 28, 2014.
Time: 7:30 pm
Category: Theatre / Dance

Location: Studio 116, Olson PAC, UMKC Campus
Price: $6-$15
Theodore Swetz will serve as lead director with guest directors and short play selection to be determined. Previews are Apr. 23-24; formal run is April 25-April 28. UMKC Studio 116, James C. Olson PAC, UMKC Campus.

Tickets: adults-$15; UMKC faculty/staff-$10; UMKC students-$6; Seniors and non-UMKC students-$10.
UMKC Theatre

Natural Southern States Classic

  • Natural Southern States Classic
TanPerfekt
Date: Active Friday April 25, 2014 through Saturday April 26, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Health

Location: Liberty Community Center Theatre
Price: Varies
TanPerfekt and our sister company APerfekt10 are the tanning, hair and makeup sponsors for the NANBF Natural Southern States Classic .

Edwardsville Days Festival


Date: Active Friday April 25, 2014 through Saturday April 26, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Edwardsville City Park (1200 Blake St, Edwardsville, KS)
Join us for this family-friendly festival. We'll have a Carnival, KCBS Sanctioned BBQ Contest, Parade, Musical Entertainment, Stage Entertainment, Contests (Pie, Salsa, & Chili), Food and Craft Vendors, and More!
Edwardsville Days Info

Crappie Tournament Benefit for Special Olympics Kansas


Date: Saturday April 26, 2014
Time: 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Category: Sports

Location: Clinton Lake Boat Ramp 2 Lawrence, KS
Price: $80/Team of Two until April 12th, $100 day of the event
Fishing tournament benefits Special Olympics Kansas.Location: Boat Ramp #2, Clinton Lake, Lawrence, Kansas
(Next to the marina located at 1329 E 800th Road, Lawrence, KS 66049)
Tournament Sign-In: 5:30 a.m. - 6:30 a.m.
Tournament Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Pre-registration Fee: $80 per team (2 person teams); Due By: April 12, 2014
Register at the Ramp the Morning of the Tournament: $100 per team
Payout Schedule: 50% Payback (Pay 1 place per 7 boats PLUS Big Crappie)
Registration form, waiver, and rules are also available at:
www.ksso.org/events
Boat number is determined by registration order. Teams will weigh 10 best Crappie.
Tournament held rain or shine. Please see the reverse of flyer for rules and to sign the waiver.
Opportunities to win great prizes - bring some cash!
http://www.ksso.org/events

Downtown Lee's Summit Farmers Market


Date: Event occurs every Saturday of every month.
Time: 7:00 am
Category: Sale

Location: Corner of Second and Douglas streets Downtown Lee's Summit
Price: FREE
The Downtown Lee's Summit Farmers Market is open from 7 a.m. to sell-out Wednesdays and Saturdays. Shoppers can purchase a variety of fresh produce, plants, meat, baked goods, handmade crafts and more.
http://downtownls.org/

Prader-Willi Syndrome 5k Fun Run & Walk-a-thon

  • Prader-Willi Syndrome 5k Fun Run & Walk-a-thon

Date: Saturday April 26, 2014
Time: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Category: Fund Raiser

Location: Higginsville, MO
Price: $20,00
You are invited to the Fourth Annual 5k Fun Run & Walk-a-thon for Prader-Willi Syndrome
At Higginsville Fairground Park, Fairground Park Ave and Cypress, Higginsville, MO 64037 on Saturday, April 26th, 2014 at 9AM (for runners) and 10AM (for walkers)
Come join us again as we raise money for Prader-Willi Syndrome research! All proceeds will go into a PWS fund at KU Medical Center towards research in hopes of one day finding a cure. Register before March 31st and receive a t-shirt on the day of the event! We hope to see you there! Phone: 816-726-1793
Email: praderwilliwalk@gmail.com
PWS 5k and Walk-a-thon

Annual Herb Sale

  • Annual Herb Sale

Date: Saturday April 26, 2014
Time: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Category: Sale

Location: John Wornall House Museum
Price: Entrance is free
Annual Herb and Wildflower Sale at the John Wornall House (6115 Wornall Raod). This beloved event features wildflowers from the Missouri Wildflower Nursery and locally grown herbs. Visit with local garden groups and celebrate spring! Entrance is free. Please visit www.wornallhouse.org or call 816-444-1858 for details.

Aviation Day at KCAC


Date: Saturday April 26, 2014
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: KCAC - 15325 South Pflumm Olathe, KS 66062
Price: Free
Join us for KCAC’s Aviation Day on Saturday April 26th from 10am-3pm. If you have ever wanted to learn more about what it takes to become a pilot or even if you just love aviation, please be sure to join us. There will be lots of displays on hand for you to view including hot air balloons, various military branches and aviation organizations: Civil Air Patrol, Angel Flight, Garmin. You can even purchase an airplane introductory flight. Bring your friends and family to this free event and enjoy an afternoon of aviation.
http://www.kcac.com/index.php/event/aviation-day-2014/

American Legion Band Performance

  • American Legion Band Performance
National Wwi Museum
Date: Saturday April 26, 2014
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: J.C. Nichols Auditorium at the National World War I Museum
Price: Free to the Public
The American Legion Band of Greater Kansas City will conduct a special performance of American patriotic classics in J.C. Nichols Auditorium. Led by Conductor Heather Pickett, the American Legion Band of Greater Kansas City has a tradition dating back more than 80 years of offering free public concerts and performing at public and patriotic events throughout Missouri and Kansas.
Upcoming Events

Soiree KC


Date: Saturday April 26, 2014
Time: 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Category: Food / Beverage

Location: Science City at Union Station
Price: $60.00
Don’t miss your chance to join the Junior Board of Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph for the 3rd annual Soiree Kansas City. You’ll enjoy a night of great food, camaraderie, live music and dancing all in support of a good cause.
Get your tickets!

Cinco de Mayo Mini Beer Tour

Old Chicago
Date: Active Wednesday April 9, 2014 through Monday May 5, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Food / Beverage

Location: All Kansas Old Chicago locations!
It's time to tip back some drinkos for Cinco and tour the cervezas de Mexico. Finish the 8 beers of the tour and earn your limited edition 2014 Cinco de Mayo T-shirt! The tour kicks off at 6PM on Wednesday, 4/09 and ends 5/5. Check out the details at oldchicago.com

On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World

  • On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World
National Wwi Museum
Date: Active Saturday March 15, 2014 through Friday September 12, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
A hungry teenage assassin fired two shots that struck and killed Austro-Hungarian heir, Franz Ferdinand. The assassination that forever changed the world and led to the series of events that triggered the outbreak of World War I will be on display in On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World, which opens March 15 at the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial. This special exhibition in Memory Hall was created with support from the Austrian National Archives, Serbian National Archives, Library of Congress, Kansas City Public Library and The British Library.
Upcoming Events

Thomas Hart Benton Display

National Wwi Museum
Date: Active Saturday April 19, 2014 through Sunday October 12, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
In celebration of the 125th birthday of Thomas Hart Benton, view a display on the Museum's Research Center level describing the impact of Benton's U.S. Naval experience in 1918 as a camoufleur and draftsman and how these experiences influenced his development as an artist.
Upcoming Events

Money Smart Month

  • Money Smart Month

Date: Active Tuesday April 1, 2014 through Wednesday April 30, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: various locations throughout the metro area
Price: free
Throughout the month of April, you can attend over 100 financial education opportunities, on various topics, at no charge. Visit our website, www.moneysmartkc.org to find a class near you.
http://www.moneysmartkc.org/

Vendor Marts

Town Pavilion
Date: Active Wednesday April 9, 2014 through Friday November 21, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Sale

Location: Town Pavilion
Price: Free
Please join us at the Town Pavilion for Vendor Marts!

June 13th & 27th
July 11th & 25th
August 8th & 22nd
September 19th
October 3rd & 17th
November 7th & 21st

June Enrollment

Paris II Educational Center
Date: Active Wednesday April 16, 2014 through Thursday May 15, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Educational

Location: Paris II Educational Center
Want to see how you can save up to $1000 on your institution!!
Call Kerri at 816-468-6666 or just stop by and see US!!
http://www.parisii.net

Complimentary Breakfast Buffet for our guests!

Chase Suite Hotel - Overland Park
Date: Active Thursday August 11, 2011 through Thursday December 31, 2015.
Time: 6:30 am - 8:30 am
Category: Food / Beverage

Location: Chase Suite Hotel
Offered daily for guests of our hotel

STANFORD'S BARTENDING ACADEMY

Stanford's Comedy Club
Date: Active Tuesday January 7, 2014 through Wednesday December 31, 2014.
Time: 11:45 am
Category: Food / Beverage

Location: Stanford & Son's Comedy Club
Become a Certified Bartender and receive BEHIND THE BAR/bartending EXPERIENCE!
Learn to Bartend right here at Stanford & Son's Comedy Club! Our next class is starting when YOU ARE READY - call 913-400-7500 to enroll!

Contemporary One Acts/Discovery #2 UMKC Theatre


Date: Active Wednesday April 23, 2014 through Monday April 28, 2014.
Time: 7:30 pm
Category: Theatre / Dance

Location: Studio 116, Olson PAC, UMKC Campus
Price: $6-$15
Theodore Swetz will serve as lead director with guest directors and short play selection to be determined. Previews are Apr. 23-24; formal run is April 25-April 28. UMKC Studio 116, James C. Olson PAC, UMKC Campus.

Tickets: adults-$15; UMKC faculty/staff-$10; UMKC students-$6; Seniors and non-UMKC students-$10.
UMKC Theatre

Groomed KC

  • Groomed KC

Date: Sunday April 27, 2014
Time: 12:00 am - 6:00 pm
Category: Festival

Location: The Foundation
Price: Free
Groomed KC is guys night out. Women optional. Groomed KC is for guys getting married, guys who enjoy grooming or guys who simply want to attend an event that is created just for him! Attendees will enjoy music, food, drink and a showing of male grooming products/services.
Groomed KC

Hotrods for Hospice


Date: Sunday April 27, 2014
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Category: Auto / Motorsports

Location: Rosana Square Shopping Center, 119th & Metcalf, Overland Park, KS
Price: Free Admission, $20 Registration Fee for Hot Rods
Family friendly event with food, music, kids activities, raffle items, door prizes and over 100 hot rods, muscle cars and classic cars. All proceeds benefit Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care.
http://www.hotrodsforhospice.com

Hotrods for Hospice


Date: Sunday April 27, 2014
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Category: Auto / Motorsports

Location: Rosana Square Shopping Center
Price: Free
Calling all hot rod, muscle car and classic car enthusiasts! Mark your calendar and join us for a fun filled day of food, music, door prizes, raffle

items, kid’s activities, 50/50 pot, vendor booths and hot rods!
Bring the whole family and enjoy delicious food from local food trucks or just treat yourself to a funnel cake, cotton candy, snow cone or ice cream! Get your face painted by Katey Cooper, pick up a one of a kind balloon from The Amazing Christopher, take your turn in the Moon Bounce, race down the Hot Wheel track, and challenge your friends and family to a game of inflatable air hockey, table bowling or baseball toss! Stroll through our vendor booths and learn more about Penwell Gable, PD Motorsports, Whole Life Chiropractic or Baker 3 Photography. Check out the wonderful items available at Scentsy, Bad Bone Designs or Thirty-One! Don’t forget to stop by and visit with Mark Ripley at Ol’ Skool Pinstriping! His original artwork is amazing!Door prizes will be given out every hour! Visit our raffle table for a chance to win over 50 incredible gifts from local businesses! Most importantly, come and enjoy the hot rods!! All proceeds from this event benefit Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care. For more information, please visit: www.hotrodsforhospice.com
http://www.hotrodsforhospice.com

Guest Choir Director


Date: Sunday April 27, 2014
Time: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Category: Spiritual

Location: Hillside Christian Church, 900 N.E. Vivion Rd., KCMO 64118
Price: Free
Dr. Richard Weymuth, to be Guest Conductor at Hillside Christian Church on Sunday, April 27, during our 10:30 a.m. service.In addition to being Hillside's choir director for 12 years, Dr. Weymuth brings over 45 years of musical experience to this guest performance.

1st Annual Kansas City Mompreneurs Shopping Extravanganza

  • 1st Annual Kansas City Mompreneurs Shopping Extravanganza
Hilton Garden Inn Kansas City Kansas
Date: Sunday April 27, 2014
Time: 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Category: Expo

Location: Hilton Garden Inn in Olathe
April 27, 2014 FREE shopping event at Hilton Garden Inn in Olathe from 1-6pm. Over 30 fabulous moms from around Kansas City showcasing their wonderful businesses. Door prizes every hour (must be present to win). Check out our sponsors, All American Auto Mart , Frugal Froggie , and Sam's Club for helping us bring this fabulous event to you. To meet our mompreneurs, please check out our directory. Buy local and buy from a mom!!
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