The Kansas City Mudcats baseball organization would like to invite all surrounding communities to Black Bob Park in Olathe, Kansas on Saturday, August 27th at 11:00 a.m. to celebrate the life of Caleb Schwab. Caleb loved to play sports and enjoyed spending time outside. To recognize his passion, fields 3, 4, and 5 will have activities such as kickball, smash... Read more →


Junior Achievement of Middle America is undergoing a brand new look and relocation. They will now be known as Junior Achievement of Greater Kansas City. Junior Achievement is proud to announce a new look for the non-profit providing vital youth development programming in Kansas City. As of August 17, 2016, Junior Achievement of Middle America is now doing business as... Read more →


With more than 10,000 votes cast, a program that serves abused and neglected children -- Jackson County CASA -- has been chosen to receive the proceeds from a holiday contest designed by SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza. The funds will be raised November 26 to January 1 through the sale of SPIN!’s “Pizza on Earth” holiday t-shirts and gift cards. Beginning November... Read more →


The locally founded ADHDKC organization will be hosting an informational event for parents of children with ADHD. The workshop will be led by Elaine Taylor-Klaus, CPCC, PCC, who is the co-founder of ImpactADHD and a member of the CHADD Board of Directors. During the event, Taylor-Klaus will cover success strategies to help ease kids into back-to-school season. The event will... Read more →


Are you looking for a way to kick off the (hopefully much warmer) upcoming season? Well, you can do just that with some great family fun at the Spring 2014 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... Read more →


{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 →


Beyond the Diagnosis: Autism Across the Life Span will be presented by Johnson County Community College (JCCC) and KU’s Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART) on Friday & Saturday October 18 and 19, 2013 at Johnson County Community College's Regnier Center at 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS. The two-day conference is designed for professionals and families who... 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 →


KC metro schools are almost out for summer break! Start your season off with some great family fun at the Big Splash event at the Great Wolf Lodge benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater KC. You choose the date you want to swim, buy and print your day pass ($10-$20) and show up for a fun day at the... Read more →


{Photo source: Half Price Books} Join the Half Price Books (HPB) 15th Annual Half Pint Library Book Drive! HPB's Half Pint Library Book Drive is one of the most important ways they're able to get books into the hands of those who need them, and it's all thanks to the donations from the community. Drop off your new or gently... Read more →