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Thomas Hart Benton Display

National WWI Museum
Date: 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

Vendor Marts

Town Pavilion
Date: 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

Dad's Flying Adventure


Date: Tuesday June 10, 2014 through Sunday November 16, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Auto / Motorsports

Location: Commemorative Air Force 6 Aero Plaza New Century,KS 66031
Price: Museum and Hangar Tours - Free / Open-cockpit Flight prices vary.
Surprise your loved one with an exciting adventure... a flight in an open-cockpit WW II Warbird! Gift certificates are available for rides in either our PT-13 Stearman or PT-19 Fairchild. Flights can be scheduled at your convenience. The Commemorative Air Force is a non-profit flying museum dedicated to honoring our nation’s past by educating future generations. Please call 913 206-8027 to book a flight, or to arrange for a gift certificate.

Bittersweet Harvest: Bracero Project


Date: Sunday September 14, 2014 through Saturday November 15, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: 631 N. 126th Bonner Springs, KS 66012
Price: Free
Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

“Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program 1942-1964”

WYANDOTTE COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM
AUGUST 1- NOVEMBER 16, 2014

Beyond the Rectangle

  • Beyond the Rectangle

Date: Friday September 19, 2014 through Friday October 31, 2014.
Time: 12:00 am - 1:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Larson Binkley
Price: Free
Looking for paintings that go beyond the rectangle? Local artist Jeff Henry returns to First Fridays with a one-man show of his non-rectangular painted wall sculptures at Larson Binkley. The free show, titled "Beyond the Rectangle," will take place this October beginning with a First Fridays Opening Reception on Friday, October 3rd, from 6-9pm. The show continues through October 31st. Larson Binkley is located at 310 W 20th Street, Suite 200, Kansas City, Missouri, 64108. The normal hours are 8am-5pm, Monday through Friday.

Complimentary Breakfast Buffet for our guests!

Chase Suite Hotel - Overland Park
Date: 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: 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!

Wine, Oh Dino! an Enchanted Evening

  • Wine, Oh Dino! an Enchanted Evening

Date: Thursday October 2, 2014
Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Category: Fund Raiser

Location: Museum at Prairiefire
Price: See website for reservation information
You are cordially invited to Marillac's season of giving kickoff event! With purchased reservation, attendees will receive a complimentary tour of the Mystical Creatures Exhibit, hors d'oeuvres, cocktails and ability to bid on amazing items within the silent auction. Proceeds go to help children and adolescents served by Marillac; a psychiatric treatment center in our community!
http://www.marillac.org/Wine-Oh-Dino-Tickets

Disaster Preparedness Seminar


Date: Wednesday September 3, 2014 through Wednesday October 8, 2014.
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Category: Educational

Location: Central Seventh-day Adventist Church
Price: FREE
Disaster Preparedness Seminar
Starting Wednesday September 3rd (and every Wed for six weeks)
6:30 pm, No Charge; Free admission;
14651 Peterson Road,
Kansas City, MO 64149 (Hwy 71 south to hwy 150; east 3.5 miles)
Presenter: Craig Wiles; 417-830-4039
Come and learn together. While some preppers are beyond the level of preparations we will talk about; this is a great series to introduce friends, family and coworkers to the concept of being ready for what’s coming. “Don’t be scared, be prepared” is our motto. Helping people move away from fear as a motivator. Please share this with all your friends, but especially those you might be responsible for in a crisis.

Night # 1. September 3rd; Threat Assessment.
Night # 2. September 10th Physical Preparedness
Night # 3. September 17th Social Preparedness
Night # 4. Sept 24th Financial Preparedness
Night # 5. October 1st Personal Preparedness.
Night # 6. October 8th What or Who is behind Earth’s problems,

Mental Health Support Groups

  • Mental Health Support Groups

Date: Event occurs every Thursday of every month.
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Category: Health

Location: College Church of the Nazarene 2020 E. Sheridan Ave. Room V306 Olathe, KS 66062
Price: free
Pathway to Hope offers informal, candid weekly sessions for families and survivors living with mental illness. It is here where you will find empathy, validation, confronting of fears, social Interaction, networking, a resource library, information on community services, caring and sharing.
Family Support Group Every Thursday at 7pm-8:30
For family members of someone who has a mental illness. The group is facilitated by trained family members.
Survivor Support Group Every Thursday at 7pm-8:30
For those suffering from a mental illness. The group is facilitated by a trained survivor who is stable in their illness.
http://www.pathwaytohope.org/causes/support-2/2/

Thomas Hart Benton Display

National WWI Museum
Date: 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

Vendor Marts

Town Pavilion
Date: 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

Dad's Flying Adventure


Date: Tuesday June 10, 2014 through Sunday November 16, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Auto / Motorsports

Location: Commemorative Air Force 6 Aero Plaza New Century,KS 66031
Price: Museum and Hangar Tours - Free / Open-cockpit Flight prices vary.
Surprise your loved one with an exciting adventure... a flight in an open-cockpit WW II Warbird! Gift certificates are available for rides in either our PT-13 Stearman or PT-19 Fairchild. Flights can be scheduled at your convenience. The Commemorative Air Force is a non-profit flying museum dedicated to honoring our nation’s past by educating future generations. Please call 913 206-8027 to book a flight, or to arrange for a gift certificate.

Bittersweet Harvest: Bracero Project


Date: Sunday September 14, 2014 through Saturday November 15, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: 631 N. 126th Bonner Springs, KS 66012
Price: Free
Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

“Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program 1942-1964”

WYANDOTTE COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM
AUGUST 1- NOVEMBER 16, 2014

Beyond the Rectangle

  • Beyond the Rectangle

Date: Friday September 19, 2014 through Friday October 31, 2014.
Time: 12:00 am - 1:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Larson Binkley
Price: Free
Looking for paintings that go beyond the rectangle? Local artist Jeff Henry returns to First Fridays with a one-man show of his non-rectangular painted wall sculptures at Larson Binkley. The free show, titled "Beyond the Rectangle," will take place this October beginning with a First Fridays Opening Reception on Friday, October 3rd, from 6-9pm. The show continues through October 31st. Larson Binkley is located at 310 W 20th Street, Suite 200, Kansas City, Missouri, 64108. The normal hours are 8am-5pm, Monday through Friday.

Complimentary Breakfast Buffet for our guests!

Chase Suite Hotel - Overland Park
Date: 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: 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!

Disaster Preparedness Seminar


Date: Wednesday September 3, 2014 through Wednesday October 8, 2014.
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Category: Educational

Location: Central Seventh-day Adventist Church
Price: FREE
Disaster Preparedness Seminar
Starting Wednesday September 3rd (and every Wed for six weeks)
6:30 pm, No Charge; Free admission;
14651 Peterson Road,
Kansas City, MO 64149 (Hwy 71 south to hwy 150; east 3.5 miles)
Presenter: Craig Wiles; 417-830-4039
Come and learn together. While some preppers are beyond the level of preparations we will talk about; this is a great series to introduce friends, family and coworkers to the concept of being ready for what’s coming. “Don’t be scared, be prepared” is our motto. Helping people move away from fear as a motivator. Please share this with all your friends, but especially those you might be responsible for in a crisis.

Night # 1. September 3rd; Threat Assessment.
Night # 2. September 10th Physical Preparedness
Night # 3. September 17th Social Preparedness
Night # 4. Sept 24th Financial Preparedness
Night # 5. October 1st Personal Preparedness.
Night # 6. October 8th What or Who is behind Earth’s problems,

October First Fridays at REACTOR: Modern Heroes by MAD Toy Design

  • October First Fridays at REACTOR: Modern Heroes by MAD Toy Design

Date: Friday October 3, 2014
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: REACTOR Design Studio: 1817 Grand KCMO 64108
Price: FREE
Join REACTOR and MAD Toy Design for our October First Fridays show, Modern Heroes.

Jeremy Madl, toy designer and illustrator for MAD Toy Design, created this series of new paintings overlaying the "Modern Hero" character onto classic and iconic heroes from his childhood.
https://www.facebook.com/events/360170980800514/

The Truck Stop

Truck Stop
Date: Event occurs the first Friday of every month.
Time: 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Category: Food Special

Location: 21st and Wyandotte
Come sample the culinary experience that is sweeping America! The empty lot at 21st St and Wyandotte Street is the permanent location of the Truck Stop, a gathering of the city's favorite food truck vendors. Picnic tables and trash cans will accommodate local foodies who wish to partake in the delicious street food of the Crossroads. Instead of searching for your favorite truck, come find them all in one convenient location in the midst of First Fridays. There is no admission to enter, only a desire to sample the exquisite tastes of the food truck experience!

Thomas Hart Benton Display

National WWI Museum
Date: 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

Vendor Marts

Town Pavilion
Date: 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

Dad's Flying Adventure


Date: Tuesday June 10, 2014 through Sunday November 16, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Auto / Motorsports

Location: Commemorative Air Force 6 Aero Plaza New Century,KS 66031
Price: Museum and Hangar Tours - Free / Open-cockpit Flight prices vary.
Surprise your loved one with an exciting adventure... a flight in an open-cockpit WW II Warbird! Gift certificates are available for rides in either our PT-13 Stearman or PT-19 Fairchild. Flights can be scheduled at your convenience. The Commemorative Air Force is a non-profit flying museum dedicated to honoring our nation’s past by educating future generations. Please call 913 206-8027 to book a flight, or to arrange for a gift certificate.

Bittersweet Harvest: Bracero Project


Date: Sunday September 14, 2014 through Saturday November 15, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: 631 N. 126th Bonner Springs, KS 66012
Price: Free
Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

“Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program 1942-1964”

WYANDOTTE COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM
AUGUST 1- NOVEMBER 16, 2014

Beyond the Rectangle

  • Beyond the Rectangle

Date: Friday September 19, 2014 through Friday October 31, 2014.
Time: 12:00 am - 1:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Larson Binkley
Price: Free
Looking for paintings that go beyond the rectangle? Local artist Jeff Henry returns to First Fridays with a one-man show of his non-rectangular painted wall sculptures at Larson Binkley. The free show, titled "Beyond the Rectangle," will take place this October beginning with a First Fridays Opening Reception on Friday, October 3rd, from 6-9pm. The show continues through October 31st. Larson Binkley is located at 310 W 20th Street, Suite 200, Kansas City, Missouri, 64108. The normal hours are 8am-5pm, Monday through Friday.

Complimentary Breakfast Buffet for our guests!

Chase Suite Hotel - Overland Park
Date: 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: 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!

Disaster Preparedness Seminar


Date: Wednesday September 3, 2014 through Wednesday October 8, 2014.
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Category: Educational

Location: Central Seventh-day Adventist Church
Price: FREE
Disaster Preparedness Seminar
Starting Wednesday September 3rd (and every Wed for six weeks)
6:30 pm, No Charge; Free admission;
14651 Peterson Road,
Kansas City, MO 64149 (Hwy 71 south to hwy 150; east 3.5 miles)
Presenter: Craig Wiles; 417-830-4039
Come and learn together. While some preppers are beyond the level of preparations we will talk about; this is a great series to introduce friends, family and coworkers to the concept of being ready for what’s coming. “Don’t be scared, be prepared” is our motto. Helping people move away from fear as a motivator. Please share this with all your friends, but especially those you might be responsible for in a crisis.

Night # 1. September 3rd; Threat Assessment.
Night # 2. September 10th Physical Preparedness
Night # 3. September 17th Social Preparedness
Night # 4. Sept 24th Financial Preparedness
Night # 5. October 1st Personal Preparedness.
Night # 6. October 8th What or Who is behind Earth’s problems,

Pleasant Hill Hope Harvest Festival


Date: Saturday October 4, 2014
Time: All Day Event
Category: Festival

Location: Downtown, Pleasant Hill, MO 64080
Price: Free
A fun fall event for the whole family to benefit those in need in our community. Please visit our web site for more detailss
http://www.hopeharvestfest.com/

Farmers Market Harvest Fest


Date: Saturday October 4, 2014
Time: 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Category: Kids / Family

Location: Corner of Second and Douglas streets Downtown Lee's Summit
Price: FREE
Enjoy live music and free pumpkin decorating for the first 100 kids while shopping for fresh produce, baked goods, handmade crafts and more.
http://downtownls.org/

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/

Change Your Clock Change Your Battery


Date: Saturday October 4, 2014
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: The Home Depot: 905 NE Adams Dairy Pkwy., Blue Springs, MO 64014
Price: Free
The Central Jackson County Fire Protection District, The Home Depot and Energizer are teaming up to host an event to promote fire safety awareness and encourage Kansas City-area residents to change the batteries in their smoke detectors when they change their clocks on daylight saving time. The partnership is part of Energizer’s annual Change Your Clock Change Your Battery® program.

The fire safety awareness event on October 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Home Depot located at 905 NE Adams Dairy Pkwy. will include appearances from the Energizer Bunny, local firefighters, a fire truck, fire safety demonstrations, Energizer giveaways, family-friendly activities and more. The event will provide a fun environment for families and individuals to learn how they can take simple, preventative steps to protect their loved ones and home.
http://www.energizer.com/programs/Pages/change-a-battery-save-a-life.aspx

2014 Chili Supper benefiting Furry Kids Refuge

  • 2014 Chili Supper benefiting Furry Kids Refuge

Date: Saturday October 4, 2014
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Category: Fund Raiser

Location: Fleming Meeting Hall 21906 SW Woods Chapel Rd. Blue Springs, MO 64015
Price: $7 Adults $5 Kids (under 12)
2014 Chili and Soup Supper fundraiser to benefit the rescue animals of Furry Kids Refuge.
Purchase Tickets Here

LAWRENCE GHOST TOUR

  • LAWRENCE GHOST TOUR
Eldridge Hotel
Date: Saturday October 4, 2014 through Friday October 31, 2014.
Time: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: ELDRIDGE HOTEL
Price: $20
Lawrence Ghost Tour Dates include October 4th, October 17th and 31st.

Lawrence Ghost Tour has been a top seller for many years now! History of Quantrails Raid adds to the historical element of this tour along with the full apparitions captured on camera in Pioneer Cemetery during get-out stops by guests. Tickets now available for all upcoming tours.

All tours depart the lobby of The Eldridge by the fireplace inside. Tour lasts approximately two hours and you will get out in 2-3 spots. Tickets are $20.
Eldridge Hotel is located at 7th and Mass St. Lawrence, KS

Ghost Tours of Kansas
785-851-0856
info@ghosttoursofkansas.com
www.ghosttoursofkansas.com

Thomas Hart Benton Display

National WWI Museum
Date: 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

Vendor Marts

Town Pavilion
Date: 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

Dad's Flying Adventure


Date: Tuesday June 10, 2014 through Sunday November 16, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Auto / Motorsports

Location: Commemorative Air Force 6 Aero Plaza New Century,KS 66031
Price: Museum and Hangar Tours - Free / Open-cockpit Flight prices vary.
Surprise your loved one with an exciting adventure... a flight in an open-cockpit WW II Warbird! Gift certificates are available for rides in either our PT-13 Stearman or PT-19 Fairchild. Flights can be scheduled at your convenience. The Commemorative Air Force is a non-profit flying museum dedicated to honoring our nation’s past by educating future generations. Please call 913 206-8027 to book a flight, or to arrange for a gift certificate.

Bittersweet Harvest: Bracero Project


Date: Sunday September 14, 2014 through Saturday November 15, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: 631 N. 126th Bonner Springs, KS 66012
Price: Free
Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

“Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program 1942-1964”

WYANDOTTE COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM
AUGUST 1- NOVEMBER 16, 2014

Beyond the Rectangle

  • Beyond the Rectangle

Date: Friday September 19, 2014 through Friday October 31, 2014.
Time: 12:00 am - 1:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Larson Binkley
Price: Free
Looking for paintings that go beyond the rectangle? Local artist Jeff Henry returns to First Fridays with a one-man show of his non-rectangular painted wall sculptures at Larson Binkley. The free show, titled "Beyond the Rectangle," will take place this October beginning with a First Fridays Opening Reception on Friday, October 3rd, from 6-9pm. The show continues through October 31st. Larson Binkley is located at 310 W 20th Street, Suite 200, Kansas City, Missouri, 64108. The normal hours are 8am-5pm, Monday through Friday.

Complimentary Breakfast Buffet for our guests!

Chase Suite Hotel - Overland Park
Date: 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: 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!

Disaster Preparedness Seminar


Date: Wednesday September 3, 2014 through Wednesday October 8, 2014.
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Category: Educational

Location: Central Seventh-day Adventist Church
Price: FREE
Disaster Preparedness Seminar
Starting Wednesday September 3rd (and every Wed for six weeks)
6:30 pm, No Charge; Free admission;
14651 Peterson Road,
Kansas City, MO 64149 (Hwy 71 south to hwy 150; east 3.5 miles)
Presenter: Craig Wiles; 417-830-4039
Come and learn together. While some preppers are beyond the level of preparations we will talk about; this is a great series to introduce friends, family and coworkers to the concept of being ready for what’s coming. “Don’t be scared, be prepared” is our motto. Helping people move away from fear as a motivator. Please share this with all your friends, but especially those you might be responsible for in a crisis.

Night # 1. September 3rd; Threat Assessment.
Night # 2. September 10th Physical Preparedness
Night # 3. September 17th Social Preparedness
Night # 4. Sept 24th Financial Preparedness
Night # 5. October 1st Personal Preparedness.
Night # 6. October 8th What or Who is behind Earth’s problems,

LAWRENCE GHOST TOUR

  • LAWRENCE GHOST TOUR
Eldridge Hotel
Date: Saturday October 4, 2014 through Friday October 31, 2014.
Time: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: ELDRIDGE HOTEL
Price: $20
Lawrence Ghost Tour Dates include October 4th, October 17th and 31st.

Lawrence Ghost Tour has been a top seller for many years now! History of Quantrails Raid adds to the historical element of this tour along with the full apparitions captured on camera in Pioneer Cemetery during get-out stops by guests. Tickets now available for all upcoming tours.

All tours depart the lobby of The Eldridge by the fireplace inside. Tour lasts approximately two hours and you will get out in 2-3 spots. Tickets are $20.
Eldridge Hotel is located at 7th and Mass St. Lawrence, KS

Ghost Tours of Kansas
785-851-0856
info@ghosttoursofkansas.com
www.ghosttoursofkansas.com

Walk to End Alzheimer's


Date: Sunday October 5, 2014
Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Category: Fund Raiser

Location: Corporate Woods in Overland Park
Price: Free
Walk to End Alzheimer’s unites the entire community...family, friends, co-workers, social and religious groups and more...in a display of combined strength and dedication in the fight against Alzheimer's disease. While there is no fee to register, each participant is encouraged to fundraise in order to contribute to the cause and raise awareness.

In 2013 the KC Walk involved 4,000 walkers and raised over $460,000. Join the excitement in 2014 and be part of the Alzheimer's movement.
2014 Walk to End Alzheimer's

Walk to End Alzheimer's

  • Walk to End Alzheimer's

Date: Sunday October 5, 2014
Time: 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Category: Fund Raiser

Location: Corporate Woods
Join us as we walk to end Alzheimer's, a disease that devastates millions of families across the country and hundreds of thousands right here in Kansas City.
http://alzwalkkc.org

Thomas Hart Benton Display

National WWI Museum
Date: 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

Vendor Marts

Town Pavilion
Date: 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

Dad's Flying Adventure


Date: Tuesday June 10, 2014 through Sunday November 16, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Auto / Motorsports

Location: Commemorative Air Force 6 Aero Plaza New Century,KS 66031
Price: Museum and Hangar Tours - Free / Open-cockpit Flight prices vary.
Surprise your loved one with an exciting adventure... a flight in an open-cockpit WW II Warbird! Gift certificates are available for rides in either our PT-13 Stearman or PT-19 Fairchild. Flights can be scheduled at your convenience. The Commemorative Air Force is a non-profit flying museum dedicated to honoring our nation’s past by educating future generations. Please call 913 206-8027 to book a flight, or to arrange for a gift certificate.

Bittersweet Harvest: Bracero Project


Date: Sunday September 14, 2014 through Saturday November 15, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: 631 N. 126th Bonner Springs, KS 66012
Price: Free
Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

“Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program 1942-1964”

WYANDOTTE COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM
AUGUST 1- NOVEMBER 16, 2014

Beyond the Rectangle

  • Beyond the Rectangle

Date: Friday September 19, 2014 through Friday October 31, 2014.
Time: 12:00 am - 1:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Larson Binkley
Price: Free
Looking for paintings that go beyond the rectangle? Local artist Jeff Henry returns to First Fridays with a one-man show of his non-rectangular painted wall sculptures at Larson Binkley. The free show, titled "Beyond the Rectangle," will take place this October beginning with a First Fridays Opening Reception on Friday, October 3rd, from 6-9pm. The show continues through October 31st. Larson Binkley is located at 310 W 20th Street, Suite 200, Kansas City, Missouri, 64108. The normal hours are 8am-5pm, Monday through Friday.

Complimentary Breakfast Buffet for our guests!

Chase Suite Hotel - Overland Park
Date: 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: 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!

Disaster Preparedness Seminar


Date: Wednesday September 3, 2014 through Wednesday October 8, 2014.
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Category: Educational

Location: Central Seventh-day Adventist Church
Price: FREE
Disaster Preparedness Seminar
Starting Wednesday September 3rd (and every Wed for six weeks)
6:30 pm, No Charge; Free admission;
14651 Peterson Road,
Kansas City, MO 64149 (Hwy 71 south to hwy 150; east 3.5 miles)
Presenter: Craig Wiles; 417-830-4039
Come and learn together. While some preppers are beyond the level of preparations we will talk about; this is a great series to introduce friends, family and coworkers to the concept of being ready for what’s coming. “Don’t be scared, be prepared” is our motto. Helping people move away from fear as a motivator. Please share this with all your friends, but especially those you might be responsible for in a crisis.

Night # 1. September 3rd; Threat Assessment.
Night # 2. September 10th Physical Preparedness
Night # 3. September 17th Social Preparedness
Night # 4. Sept 24th Financial Preparedness
Night # 5. October 1st Personal Preparedness.
Night # 6. October 8th What or Who is behind Earth’s problems,

LAWRENCE GHOST TOUR

  • LAWRENCE GHOST TOUR
Eldridge Hotel
Date: Saturday October 4, 2014 through Friday October 31, 2014.
Time: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: ELDRIDGE HOTEL
Price: $20
Lawrence Ghost Tour Dates include October 4th, October 17th and 31st.

Lawrence Ghost Tour has been a top seller for many years now! History of Quantrails Raid adds to the historical element of this tour along with the full apparitions captured on camera in Pioneer Cemetery during get-out stops by guests. Tickets now available for all upcoming tours.

All tours depart the lobby of The Eldridge by the fireplace inside. Tour lasts approximately two hours and you will get out in 2-3 spots. Tickets are $20.
Eldridge Hotel is located at 7th and Mass St. Lawrence, KS

Ghost Tours of Kansas
785-851-0856
info@ghosttoursofkansas.com
www.ghosttoursofkansas.com

Happy Hour Monday-Friday

Jack Stack Barbecue
Date: Event occurs every Monday of every month.
Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Category: Food / Beverage

Location: Overland Park, Freight House and Plaza Locations, bar and patio
Price: $2.50-$6.50
Select Appetizers, $4.50-Burnt Ends, Onion Rings, Fried Mushrooms, Fire-Kissed Cajun & Chicken Wings.
$6.50-Grilled Jumbo Shrimp, Fire-Roasted Salmon.

Select Wines, $4.00: Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel & Pinot Grigio.

Select Beers, $2.50
Domestic Draft, $3.50
Boulevard Draft

Jose Cuervo Gold Margaritas, $4.00
Premium Martinis, $5.00
http://www.jackstackbbq.com

A Conversation with Ayad Akhtar

  • A Conversation with Ayad Akhtar

Date: Monday October 6, 2014
Time: 7:30 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: 4949 Cherry St., Kansas City, MO 64110, Room 119
Price: Free
Ayad Akhtar was born in New York City and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is the author of American Dervish, published in more than 20 languages worldwide and a 2012 Best Book of the Year at Kirkus Reviews, Toronto's Globe and Mail, Shelf-Awareness, and O (Oprah) Magazine.

He is also a playwright and screenwriter. His stage play Disgraced played at New York's LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater in 2012, and won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. His latest play, The Who & The What will be opening at Kansas City Repertory Theatre in October 2014, the same month Disgraced opens on Broadway.

As a screenwriter, he was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Screenplay for The War Within. He has been the recipient of fellowships from MacDowell and Yaddo, as well as commissions from Lincoln Center Theater and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. He is a graduate of Brown and Columbia Universities with degrees in Theater and Film Directing.
http://www.kcrep.org/community/special_events_one/