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 →


The animated film release LEGENDS OF OZ: DOROTHY’S RETURN has launched the ‘Legends of Oz Express Tour’ which will bring the magical world of Oz to kids across the U.S., and to kids here in the Kansas City metro. The event will bring a family-friendly tour and book drive to Crown Center on Wednesday, April 30th from 2:30 p.m. to... Read more →


image courtesy of KC Zoo If your kids just can't get enough of the penguins at the Kansas City Zoo, they'll be happy to know they can watch them anytime, 24/7 thanks to the new Penguin Cam sponsored by Sprint. So even when you can't physically be at the Zoo, you'll still be able to log on and watch them... 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 →


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 →


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 credits: Union Station} One not-to-miss destination for Kansas City family fun this holiday season is Union Station. Here's a rundown of just a few of the activities they've got for your kiddos this holiday season. And best of all, they're FREE! Kansas City Southern's Holiday Express Back for its 12th annual run, the Kansas City Southern Holiday Express train... Read more →


As if we all weren't thrilled enough with the news of the metro's soon-to-be-open LEGOLAND Discovery Center, Overland Park shopping mecca Oak Park Mall, has now confirmed that a brand new LEGO Store will be opening there this Summer. The new retail store will bring about plenty of family fun in the way of store events, a variety of product... Read more →