10 Creative Activities to Keep Your Kids Entertained this Summer

Summer break is an exciting time for Kansas City area kids, but it can also be a challenge for parents to keep them entertained. Here are some additional ideas to add to your list: Set up a scavenger hunt around the neighborhood or backyard. Teach kids how to garden and grow their own plants or vegetables. Plan a camping trip... Read more →

The month may be half over, but there's still plenty of summer left! And the sweet folks at Blue Bell Ice Cream are celebrating National Ice Cream Month by giving Kansas City a week of fun events that feature FREE Blue Bell ice cream deliciousness! Blue Bell’s Week of Free Ice Cream starts Saturday, July 19 and ends Saturday, July... Read more →

The City of Olathe, Kansas is celebrating the grand opening of their community center, and everyone's invited! There will be plenty of food, activities, demos, and more - for everyone! Olathe's Community Center Grand Opening kicks off on Thursday July 3, 2014 at 4 p.m. at 1203 E. Kansas City Road. Here's just some of the fun that's in store... Read more →

Look for a fun way to spend a summer day while doing something good for the environment? This Thursday, June 19, 2014 is “National Dump the Pump Day". Take the kids on a FREE JO bus ride around Johnson County, while teaching kids about saving gas and improving air quality. Try The Jo for FREE this Thursday, and start a... Read more →

You're going to love our Kansas City Kids Summer Movie Guide for 2014. Enjoy these free or low-cost summer movie programs in KC that encourage and promote family time. They'll keep your family entertained all season long! Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse – $.50 or $1 Movies Cinemark movie theaters in the Kansas City area will be playing kids movies (rated... Read more →

We're excited to bring you our 5th Annual KC Summer Reading Programs Guide! We've compiled some great resources for you to start thinking about summer reading programs. Summer reading programs in Kansas City, Johnson County, and beyond offer a great way to keep kids learning and reading throughout the summer as well as provide great incentives & prizes for them.... 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 →

St. Dionysious Greek Festival (FREE) - June 7-9, 2013 St. Dionysios Greek Orthodox Christian Church, 8100 W. 95th St, Overland Park, KS Sugar Creek Slavic Festival - June 7-8, 2013 Mike Onka Memorial Building grounds 11520 E. Putnam in Sugar Creek Festival on the Trails (FREE) - June 8, 2013 E Shawnee St & N Elm St., Gardner, KS 66030... Read more →

Looking for fun and FREE ways to entertain your kids and family this summer season? We've got you covered! Here are our top 5 picks for FREE summer fun activities in Kansas City: FREE Summer Movie Kid Camp at Alamo Drafthouse | They'll be offering free summer movie screenings all season long where you can relax and unwind with the... Read more →