{Photo credit: Deanna Rose Farmstead} Upcoming: June 21, 2014 | Jazz in the Woods 5K Kids' Fun Run Walk (or run) to support 4 local children's charities. The event will also feature kids' activities like a fun kids zone, crafts, and more. June 22, 2014 | Erek's Run 5K Run/Walk Race This local run/walk was started by a fellow KC... Read more →


Are you looking for a way to help your child learn about nature in a fun and exciting way? The Overland Park Arboretum is holding several outdoor classroom activities this Spring. These are an excellent way to introduce outdoor educational concepts in a fun setting. Students will learn about the world of plants and animals through observation, hikes, games, stories... Read more →


Monster Jam 2014 is coming to Kansas City at the Sprint Center THIS weekend, February 7-9, 2014! See your favorite Monster Jam racing trucks like: GRAVE DIGGER BATMAN (for the first time ever!) HOT WHEELS RAP ATTACK SPIKE THUNDER 4X4 MEGA-BITE CLEATUS Show times are: Friday, Feb. 7 at 7:30pm Saturday, Feb. 8 at 2:00pm Saturday, Feb. 8 at 7:30pm... Read more →


If you're looking for a Daddy-Daughter dance event in Kansas City, Johnson County, and everywhere in and around the metro, we've got the comprehensive list for you below. Cinderella's Ball Daddy-Daughter Date Night, January 31, 2014 Shawnee Civic Center, 13817 Johnson Drive, Shawnee Mission, KS 50s Sock Hop Daddy Daughter Dance, January 31, 2014 Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 3105... Read more →


There are lots of family friendly New Year's Eve events taking place in Kansas City to help your little ones ring in the new year. Here are some of our top picks, and you can find more family friendly New Year's Eve celebrations in our Calendar of Events. Noon Year's Eve Science City at Union Station, 30 W. Pershing Rd,... Read more →


Fall Festivals and fun are underway for 2013! With apple picking, festivals, harvests and more, the season is full of great family friendly fall events. Here are some of our favorite events that celebrate the season! Visit our Calendar of Events to find great fall fun every weekend. September 27 - October 31 Pumpkin Hollow at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead... Read more →


Are you looking for a way to extend summer fun this fall? Well, you can do just that with some great family fun at the Fall 2013 Big Splash event at the Great Wolf Lodge benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Greater KC. You choose the date you want to swim, buy and print your day pass ($10-$20) and... Read more →


Beat the summer heat and head on down to Union Station this Thursday as the Blue Bell Ice Cream Truck will be parked and dipping free ice cream from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in honor of National Ice Cream Month! During Blue Bell’s Week of Free Ice Cream, the community is invited to sample the company’s newest creation, Rockslide... Read more →


Photo credit: Powell Gardens Kids and parents alike will enjoy and appreciate the new Nature Connects: LEGO Brick Sculptures exhibit going on right now through September 29, 2013 at Powell Gardens in Kingsville, MO. This newest exhibit features over 500,000 LEGO bricks all perfectly built to display butterflies, birds, and even bison! The work of Sean Kenney, one of only... Read more →


This summer, Kansas City has plenty to keep your little LEGO-loving kiddos busy and entertained. Check out the great list {below} of events and activities we've rounded up and we'll be keeping updated throughout the summer. Nature Connects: LEGO Brick Sculputures @ Powell Gardens, 1609 NW US Highway 50, Kingsville, MO June 1 - September 29, 2013 | 500,000 LEGO®... Read more →