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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

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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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

Xtreme BUGS

Union Station
Date: Friday October 17, 2014 through Sunday April 12, 2015.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Union Station Kansas City
Price: Varies
Xtreme BUGS are marchin', crawlin' and flyin' into Union Station! This larger-than-life exhibition will host over 100 giant insect and fun, hands-on activities for the whole family. Get up close and personal with these massive, moving insects and arthropods and discover their amazing talents, unique behaviors and strange survival strategies!
Xtreme BUGS

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

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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Playwright Slam


Date: Tuesday March 3, 2015
Time: 7:30 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Spencer Theatre - 4940 Cherry Street
Price: Free
RSVP: social@kcrep.org
A night where we’re all playwrights and we’re all actors!
An event for KC’s artistic community. All are welcome.
http://www.kcrep.org/

Xtreme BUGS

Union Station
Date: Friday October 17, 2014 through Sunday April 12, 2015.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Union Station Kansas City
Price: Varies
Xtreme BUGS are marchin', crawlin' and flyin' into Union Station! This larger-than-life exhibition will host over 100 giant insect and fun, hands-on activities for the whole family. Get up close and personal with these massive, moving insects and arthropods and discover their amazing talents, unique behaviors and strange survival strategies!
Xtreme BUGS

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

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!
Buy Tickets

Xtreme BUGS

Union Station
Date: Friday October 17, 2014 through Sunday April 12, 2015.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Union Station Kansas City
Price: Varies
Xtreme BUGS are marchin', crawlin' and flyin' into Union Station! This larger-than-life exhibition will host over 100 giant insect and fun, hands-on activities for the whole family. Get up close and personal with these massive, moving insects and arthropods and discover their amazing talents, unique behaviors and strange survival strategies!
Xtreme BUGS

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

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!
Buy Tickets

KC Fringe Presents: White Rabbit Red Rabbit

  • KC Fringe Presents: White Rabbit Red Rabbit
Union Station
Date: Thursday March 5, 2015 through Monday March 16, 2015.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Theatre / Dance

Location: H&R Block City Stage at Union Station
Price: $10 in advance or $15 at the door
No rehearsals. No director. No set. A different actor reads the script cold for the first time at each performance.

See image or Facebook events for specific times.
https://www.facebook.com/kcfringe/events

Brain Balance Achievement Centers

  • Brain Balance Achievement Centers

Date: Thursday March 5, 2015
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Category: Educational

Location: Horizon Academy, 4901 Reinhardt Drive, Roeland Park, KS 66205
Join us as we discuss some practical ways to make connections in the brain. Learn how your student's brain is developing in addition to some strategies for the home environment!
Please RSVP on our website

What Americans Need to Know About Israel: Two perspectives

  • What Americans Need to Know About Israel: Two perspectives

Date: Thursday March 5, 2015
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Category: Educational

Location: Tomahawk Ridge Community Center
Price: Free
American author Alison Weir and former Israeli politician Dr. Anat Maor will offer contrasting points of view on the topic "What Americans Need to Know About Israel." This free event will include a question and answer period following the speakers' presentations.

Sponsored by Citizens for Justice in the Middle East and American Friends Service Committee (Kansas City).
RSVP on Facebook

Xtreme BUGS

Union Station
Date: Friday October 17, 2014 through Sunday April 12, 2015.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Union Station Kansas City
Price: Varies
Xtreme BUGS are marchin', crawlin' and flyin' into Union Station! This larger-than-life exhibition will host over 100 giant insect and fun, hands-on activities for the whole family. Get up close and personal with these massive, moving insects and arthropods and discover their amazing talents, unique behaviors and strange survival strategies!
Xtreme BUGS

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

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!
Buy Tickets

Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast Benefitting Reach Out and Read Kansas City

  • Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast Benefitting Reach Out and Read Kansas City
Crown Center
Date: Friday March 6, 2015
Time: 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Category: Fund Raiser

Location: Crown Center Exhibition Hall
Price: $60
Join us for the 9th Annual Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast. You could not, would not want to miss an event such as this! Ticket information at www.reachoutandreadkc.org beginning at $60 per person. We serve our version of green eggs and ham while educating guests what we're doing to combat the growing epidemic of literacy issues. Entertainment includes a fun, inspirational message from Dr. Seuss shared on stage by celebrity readers.

Reach Out and Read Kansas City prepares Kansas City's youngest children to succeed in school by partnering with doctors to prescribe books and encourage families to read together. ROR-KC has provided more than 700,000 new books to children ages birth through five since the program was founded in 1997.
9th Annual Green Eggs and Ham

Jazz Styles

American Jazz Museum
Date: Friday March 6, 2015
Time: 10:00 am
Category: Entertainment

Location: AJM Atrium
Price: Free
The Jazz Storytelling crew, led by jazz vocalist Lisa Henry and storyteller Brother John, praises the legacy of women in the music during this Women in Jazz Month session of Jazz Storytelling. Artist Bonnye Brown leads children in art activities related to the theme.

Spring Open House

Lee's Summit
Date: Friday March 6, 2015 through Sunday March 8, 2015.
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Category: Open House

Location: Downtown Lee's Summit
Price: FREE
Get excited for spring by shopping in Downtown Lee's Summit. Merchants will introduce new items for spring 2015. Customers can also enter to win a Downtown Lee's Summit shopping spree.

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!

KC Fringe Presents: White Rabbit Red Rabbit

  • KC Fringe Presents: White Rabbit Red Rabbit
Union Station
Date: Thursday March 5, 2015 through Monday March 16, 2015.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Theatre / Dance

Location: H&R Block City Stage at Union Station
Price: $10 in advance or $15 at the door
No rehearsals. No director. No set. A different actor reads the script cold for the first time at each performance.

See image or Facebook events for specific times.
https://www.facebook.com/kcfringe/events

Our Ridiculously Funny Stories of Service

  • Our Ridiculously Funny Stories of Service

Date: Friday March 6, 2015
Time: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Category: Fund Raiser

Location: Comedy City - 3600 Broadway Blvd. 107 Kansas City, MO 64111
Price: $20 per person
Come enjoy a night out with the Youth Volunteer Corps of Greater Kansas City hosted by the YMCA with a night of improv comedy, dinner, games, and youth stories. There will be a lucky buck raffle, a wine pull, a silent auction, and more!
Purchase Tickets Here!

Underground

Kauffman Center For The Performing Arts
Date: Friday March 6, 2015
Time: 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Category: Theatre / Dance

Location: Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Kansas City, Mo After being dubbed one of the Top 10 performances of the decade by The Kansas City Star 2000-2009 and 2015 .
http://www.storlingdance.org/

Lee's Summit Symphony Spring Classic Concert

Lee's Summit
Date: Friday March 6, 2015
Time: 7:30 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Lee's Summit High School Performing Arts Center
Price: $7 - $18
Join the Lee's Summit Symphony on Friday, March 6, 2015 at 7:30 pm for the Spring Classic concert at the Lee's Summit High School Performing Arts Center. Pre-concert comments will be presented by Dr. Les Brothers in the Lecture Hall at 6:30 pm. Doors open at 7:00 pm. This concert will include the "Pique Dame Overture" by Franz von Suppe, "On Hearing the First Cuckoo of Spring" by Delius, "Irish Medley" by Hermann, and more PLUS a performance by our 2015 Young Artist winner. Look forward to the coming of spring by joining us for this concert!

Tickets available online at www.lssymphony.org/tickets.php or at both Lee's Summit HyVee stores. Adults are $15 and Students are $7 in advance. Tickets available at the door; Adults are $18 and Students are $9. 4th and 5th Grade Students can enjoy the concert for FREE with one paid admission per student. Vouchers may be obtained at the ticket table prior to the performance.
http://lssymphony.org/

Xtreme BUGS

Union Station
Date: Friday October 17, 2014 through Sunday April 12, 2015.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Union Station Kansas City
Price: Varies
Xtreme BUGS are marchin', crawlin' and flyin' into Union Station! This larger-than-life exhibition will host over 100 giant insect and fun, hands-on activities for the whole family. Get up close and personal with these massive, moving insects and arthropods and discover their amazing talents, unique behaviors and strange survival strategies!
Xtreme BUGS