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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

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: $2.75-$6.50
Select Wines, $5.00

Draft Beers:
Select Domestic, $2.75
Select Boulevard Drafts, $3.75

Jack's Smokin' Mary: House-made Bloody Mary mix, Hangar 1 Chipotle Vodka, burnt end stuffed olives, $6.00

Jose Cuervo Gold Margaritas, $5.00
Premium Martinis, $6.50
http://www.jackstackbbq.com

They Can Live in the Desert But Nowhere Else

National WWI Museum
Date: Monday April 27, 2015
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Category: Educational

Location: 100 W. 26th St. Kansas City, MO 64108
Price: FREE to the public with RSVP
Starting in early 1915, the Ottoman Turks began deporting and killings hundreds of thousands of Armenians in the first major genocide of the 20th century. More than 100 years later, the event remains controversial, but relatively unknown. Author and professor Ronald Grigor Suny will discuss the events in his new book The Can Live in the Desert, but Nowhere Else: A History of the Armenian Genocide. Cash bar and small plates available at 5:30 p.m.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/they-can-live-in-the-desert-but-nowhere-else-tickets-16112309351

Jammin' at the Gem

American Jazz Museum
Date: Saturday January 24, 2015 through Saturday May 23, 2015.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Concert / Live Music

Location: Gem Theater
Price: Tickets Vary
The 2015 Jammin' at the Gem concert series season is another great line up of talent. The five consecutive Jammin’ at the Gem concerts will occur, one each month, beginning on January 24, 2015 with Brian Culbertson; February 14, 2015 is Gerald Albright; March 14, 2015 brings us The Mosaic Project – a celebration of female artists with Grammy-winner Terri Lyne Carrington joined by some of today’s most celebrated female instrumentalists and vocalists in the world; April 18, 2015 is Joe Locke Quartet; and Marilyn Maye’s in May show is our season finale on May 23, 2015!
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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

Support Kansas City's 5th Annual Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Awards

Kauffman Center For The Performing Arts
Date: Tuesday April 28, 2015
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Category: Other

Location: Kauffman Foundation Conference Center, 4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO 64110
Price: Free
Join us for Support Kansas City's 5th Annual Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Awards.

At Support Kansas City, it is part of our mission to promote best practices for nonprofits throughout our community. This award helps identify and honor those effective nonprofit organizations with strong leadership on both a staff and board level. This year's event will take place on Tuesday, April 28th and will feature a panel discussion: Private, Public and Government Sectors: A Conversation about Collaboration. Join some of the great private, public and government leaders in Kansas City and learn how cross-sector collaboration has contributed to their success.

Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Awards
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Panel Discussion
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Networking Reception
Awards Presentation 5:15 p.m.

"Private, Public and Government Sectors: A Conversation About Collaboration"

Welcome: Gloria Jackson-Leathers, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Moderator: Mary Anne Murray Simons

Panelists:
David Chao, Ph.D., President & CEO, Stowers Institute for Medical Research
Laura Loyacono, Executive Director, KC STEM Alliance
Tim Moormeier, President, U.S. Engineering
John A. Wood, Director, Neighborhoods and Housing Services, City of Kansas City, Missouri
Melissa Wood - Chief Administrative Officer, Burns & McDonnell
Click here to RSVP

Jammin' at the Gem

American Jazz Museum
Date: Saturday January 24, 2015 through Saturday May 23, 2015.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Concert / Live Music

Location: Gem Theater
Price: Tickets Vary
The 2015 Jammin' at the Gem concert series season is another great line up of talent. The five consecutive Jammin’ at the Gem concerts will occur, one each month, beginning on January 24, 2015 with Brian Culbertson; February 14, 2015 is Gerald Albright; March 14, 2015 brings us The Mosaic Project – a celebration of female artists with Grammy-winner Terri Lyne Carrington joined by some of today’s most celebrated female instrumentalists and vocalists in the world; April 18, 2015 is Joe Locke Quartet; and Marilyn Maye’s in May show is our season finale on May 23, 2015!
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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

Downtown Lee's Summit Farmers Market

Lee's Summit
Date: Event occurs every Wednesday of every month.
Time: 7:00 am
Category: Food / Beverage

Location: Corner of Second and Douglas streets in 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://www.downtownls.org

Job Expo. Attend. Connect. Get Hired.

Free Job Expo

  • Job Expo. Attend. Connect. Get Hired.
CareerQuest Job Expo
Date: Wednesday April 29, 2015
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Category: Expo

Location: Sheraton Overland Park Hotel
Price: FREE
The CareerQuest Job Expo combines reality with online. Action starts before the expo and continues afterward for mutual employer - jobseeker discovery that moves beyond the resume! Our enhanced online features bring the typical job expo into the modern, digital world. Get the best value with 3 powerful formats included!


1. Live, Face-to-Face Job Expo – Wednesday, April 29, 10 am to 3 pm
Sheraton Overland Park Hotel
2. Online Virtual Job Fair – April 29 to May 4
3. Online Platform To Connect – Before, during, and after the live event.
Expo Website

Jammin' at the Gem

American Jazz Museum
Date: Saturday January 24, 2015 through Saturday May 23, 2015.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Concert / Live Music

Location: Gem Theater
Price: Tickets Vary
The 2015 Jammin' at the Gem concert series season is another great line up of talent. The five consecutive Jammin’ at the Gem concerts will occur, one each month, beginning on January 24, 2015 with Brian Culbertson; February 14, 2015 is Gerald Albright; March 14, 2015 brings us The Mosaic Project – a celebration of female artists with Grammy-winner Terri Lyne Carrington joined by some of today’s most celebrated female instrumentalists and vocalists in the world; April 18, 2015 is Joe Locke Quartet; and Marilyn Maye’s in May show is our season finale on May 23, 2015!
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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

LORD OF LIFE GIANT GARAGE SALE


Date: Thursday April 30, 2015 through Friday May 1, 2015.
Time: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Category: Fund Raiser

Location: 3105 W. 135th Street Leawood, KS 66224
Price: 0.00
GIANT SALE AT LORD OF LIFE CHURCH, LEAWOOD, KS - APRIL 30 & MAY 1, 2015

The Lord of Life Lutheran Church Spring GIANT SALE & MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) Bake Sale will be held on:

Thursday, April 30 from 7:30 am - 5:00 pm AND Friday, May 1 from 7:30 am - 3:30 pm (1/2 price all day on Friday!)

Address: 3105 W. 135th Street in Leawood, KS (1/2 mile west of State Line Road)

Thousands of items donated from over 300 families include:

furniture
collectibles
household goods
appliances
linens
holiday items
decorative items
books
toys
clothing (most clothing is priced at $.50 - $1.00)
shoes
and SO MUCH MORE!

Our Women's Ministry will also be selling lunch items on Thursday & Friday.

This is an extremely organized sale with plenty of parking.

All are welcome to come browse and bargain hunt! You don't want to miss it! Proceeds benefit church missions and ministries.

Jammin' at the Gem

American Jazz Museum
Date: Saturday January 24, 2015 through Saturday May 23, 2015.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Concert / Live Music

Location: Gem Theater
Price: Tickets Vary
The 2015 Jammin' at the Gem concert series season is another great line up of talent. The five consecutive Jammin’ at the Gem concerts will occur, one each month, beginning on January 24, 2015 with Brian Culbertson; February 14, 2015 is Gerald Albright; March 14, 2015 brings us The Mosaic Project – a celebration of female artists with Grammy-winner Terri Lyne Carrington joined by some of today’s most celebrated female instrumentalists and vocalists in the world; April 18, 2015 is Joe Locke Quartet; and Marilyn Maye’s in May show is our season finale on May 23, 2015!
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Fox & Hound in Overland Park, KS to Host Benefit for KidsTLC on Thursday, April 30, 2015

  • Fox & Hound in Overland Park, KS to Host Benefit for KidsTLC on Thursday, April 30, 2015
Fox And Hound Smokehouse & Tavern
Date: Thursday April 30, 2015
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Indian Creek Shopping Center at 10428 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66212
Price: Free
Fox & Hound in Overland Park is teaming up with KidsTLC to support children in need of quality mental health services
http://www.foxandhound.com/locations/overland-park/

Charity HamBINGO for The Justice Project


Date: Thursday April 30, 2015
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Category: Fund Raiser

Location: Hamburger Mary's KC
Price: $10 for 10 BINGO cards
Join us at Hamburger Mary's for an evening of Charity Drag HamBINGO - a fundraiser for The Justice Project.

Hosted by some of KC's most fabulous drag queens, this is not your typical "church basement BINGO!" The show can get a little risque, but it's all in good fun and for a great cause!
The Justice Project

Sineann Wine Dinner at Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar


Date: Thursday April 30, 2015
Time: 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: 4814 Roanoke Parkway
Price: $85
Join us April 30th for the Sineann Wine Dinner, including 5 courses by Chef Bobby Bowman. Each course will be paired with a complementary Sineann wine including Peter Rosback’s amazing Pinot Noir.
Reservations are required and seating is limited, so call today!
816.437.7940
4814 Roanoke Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112
Sineanna Wine Dinner

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

LORD OF LIFE GIANT GARAGE SALE


Date: Thursday April 30, 2015 through Friday May 1, 2015.
Time: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Category: Fund Raiser

Location: 3105 W. 135th Street Leawood, KS 66224
Price: 0.00
GIANT SALE AT LORD OF LIFE CHURCH, LEAWOOD, KS - APRIL 30 & MAY 1, 2015

The Lord of Life Lutheran Church Spring GIANT SALE & MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) Bake Sale will be held on:

Thursday, April 30 from 7:30 am - 5:00 pm AND Friday, May 1 from 7:30 am - 3:30 pm (1/2 price all day on Friday!)

Address: 3105 W. 135th Street in Leawood, KS (1/2 mile west of State Line Road)

Thousands of items donated from over 300 families include:

furniture
collectibles
household goods
appliances
linens
holiday items
decorative items
books
toys
clothing (most clothing is priced at $.50 - $1.00)
shoes
and SO MUCH MORE!

Our Women's Ministry will also be selling lunch items on Thursday & Friday.

This is an extremely organized sale with plenty of parking.

All are welcome to come browse and bargain hunt! You don't want to miss it! Proceeds benefit church missions and ministries.

Keith Leff Magicreations Magic Show

Old Shawnee Pizza & Italian Kitchen
Date: Event occurs the first Friday of every month.
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Shawnee Location: 6000 Rogers Drive
Price: Free
Voted KC's Best Magician and recipient of the title 'Magician of the Year', Keith Leff presents a variety of sleights-of-hand to astonish and delight the whole family!

Jammin' at the Gem

American Jazz Museum
Date: Saturday January 24, 2015 through Saturday May 23, 2015.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Concert / Live Music

Location: Gem Theater
Price: Tickets Vary
The 2015 Jammin' at the Gem concert series season is another great line up of talent. The five consecutive Jammin’ at the Gem concerts will occur, one each month, beginning on January 24, 2015 with Brian Culbertson; February 14, 2015 is Gerald Albright; March 14, 2015 brings us The Mosaic Project – a celebration of female artists with Grammy-winner Terri Lyne Carrington joined by some of today’s most celebrated female instrumentalists and vocalists in the world; April 18, 2015 is Joe Locke Quartet; and Marilyn Maye’s in May show is our season finale on May 23, 2015!
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Brookside Art Annual


Date: Friday May 1, 2015 through Sunday May 3, 2015.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Brookside Neighborhood
Price: FREE
The Brookside Art Annual, presented by Saint Luke's Health System, is celebrating its 30th year during the first weekend in May. As the first art show of 2015 with a definitive focus on art and a consistent ranking in the top 25 art shows by ArtSource, the art annual looks to host over 70,000 people from around the region. Located on 63rd and Brookside, between Main St. and Wornall, the Brookside Business Association invites you to enjoy the festive atmosphere, hospitality, children's activities on Saturday and Sunday, and light music in the evenings. For more info, visit BrooksideKC.org.

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

  • Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Date: Friday May 1, 2015 through Sunday May 3, 2015.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Festival

Location: 1015 Avenida Cesar E Chavez, Kansas City, MO 64108
Price: Free
Guadalupe Centers will be hosting its annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta. The celebration will begin on Friday May 1st, with a concert headlined by Emilio Navaira ($7 Entree Fee). On Saturday the festivities will start with a 5QUE (5K) at 9am and then the fiesta will follow at 11am. During the fiesta there will be live performances including bands, folkloric dancers and mariachis. There will also be food stands, food trucks and other booths. For the children there will be games and bouncy houses. On Sunday the day will start with a Mariachi Mass at noon and then the fiesta follows again.