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 →


If you're like many other Kansas City moms and dads, you've started thinking about how to keep kids reading this summer. We're excited to bring you our 4th Annual KC Summer Reading Programs Guide! We've compiled some great resources for you to start thinking about summer reading programs. Many places have already begun making their program information available, and we've... Read more →


Photo credit: Ag Hall of Fame There are a couple of great summer fun events this month at The National Agricultural Hall of Fame in Bonner Springs, Kansas. On July 14, 2012, bring the whole family out for "Tractor Daze and Mud Run" starting at 9 a.m. The rumble - rumble of an antique tractor kicks off a day full... Read more →


With the recent announcement that Crown Center will no longer permit visitors to run through the fountains, many of you -- our readers and loyal followers -- are looking for a good alternative to help fill that void. Jacob L. Loose Park is one of Kansas City's not-so-little gems! This park is not only a historic park in the metro,... Read more →


Enjoy these free or low-cost summer movie programs that encourage and promote family time. They'll keep your family entertained all season long! Mulberry Lake @ Briarcliff Village Enjoy movies every Saturday (June 2 - July 21, 2012) @ 8:45 p.m. Bring blankets, dinner, snacks. June 2 - Ferris Bueller’s Day Off June 9 - Smokey and the Bandit June 16... Read more →


Downtown Olathe Arts Festival (FREE) - June 9-10, 2012 Historic Downtown Olathe, Park & Cherry St., Olathe, KS St. Dionysious Greek Festival (FREE) - June 8-10, 2012 St. Dionysios Greek Orthodox Christian Church, 8100 W. 95th St, Overland Park, KS Fiesta Filipina - June 9-10, 2012 Filipino Cultural Center, 9810 W. 79th St, Overland Park, KS Festival on the Trails... Read more →


If you're like many other Kansas City moms and dads, you've started thinking about how to keep kids reading this summer. We're excited to bring you our 3rd Annual KC Summer Reading Programs Guide! We've compiled some great resources for you to start thinking about summer reading programs. Many places have already begun making their program information available, and we've... Read more →