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Are you looking for family friendly fun things to do in Kansas City? You’ve found the right resource. Discover kids activities, events, classes, camps and more to do in KC using our online events calendar below.
May
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Bring your preschooler to the library and make a fun craft! <em>Children may need some assistance from their adult to complete the craft.</em> All materials will be...READ MORE
May
1
Join other adventurers in 6th - 12th grades to play the popular RPG. Learn from other players and from guest hosts. All levels welcome. No registration....READ MORE
May
1
Bring your instrument and jam with us, share a song or just listen. Betse Ellis, a founding member of the Wilders, Betse & Clarke and Brushy Creek,...READ MORE
May
3
Bring your preschooler to the library and make a fun craft! Children may need some assistance from their adult to complete the craft. All materials will be...READ MORE
May
3
All Ages (Every Thursday) Come and share the early literacy experience with the whole family. Hear stories, sing songs, join in movement activities. and more. Bring the...READ MORE
May
3
Can't get enough anime and manga? Meet up and share manga drawings, watch anime, learn about Japanese culture, and talk about manga and anime. We'll serve refreshments...READ MORE
May
3
Cheer as two teams are pitted against each other in a ton of hilarious, lightning-fast events in this all-ages show that's made up on the spot....READ MORE
May
4
Let's dance! Come shake, shimmy, and dance up a storm at our preschool dance party, featuring favorite songs from our children's music collection. Dance party is for...READ MORE
May
4
Kansas City's first outdoor art show of the year is just around the corner. Make plans to join us as Brookside celebrates the 33rd Brookside Art Annual...READ MORE
May
4
It's a Star Wars blanket fort party! Join us for this special after-hours program for the whole family. Come dressed as your favorite Star Wars character and...READ MORE
May
4
Cheer as two teams are pitted against each other in a ton of hilarious, lightning-fast events in this all-ages show that's made up on the spot....READ MORE
May
5
We're carrying the celebration over to Saturday the fifth so that everyone can participate! Come and experience the adventure throughout the Park. Dress up as your favorite...READ MORE
May
5
Kansas City's first outdoor art show of the year is just around the corner. Make plans to join us as Brookside celebrates the 33rd Brookside Art Annual...READ MORE
May
5
Every Saturday, a FOLNC volunteer presents Mother Nature Reads.  Children hear a story, make a craft to take home and often see a wildlife interpretation....READ MORE
May
5
Kids in K - 5th grade: Be a part of Free Comic Book Day! Come to the Children's Desk at the Downtown Library beginning at 10:00 a.m....READ MORE
May
5
Join us for the Cinco de Mayo 5-Qué (5K)! This family-friendly event takes place along Southwest Boulevard and is a part of Kansas City's Cinco de Mayo...READ MORE
May
5
Animals played many roles during World War I—some even helped save lives. One was carrier pigeon Cher Ami who heroically helped save a lost battalion of soldiers....READ MORE
May
5
Spend a fun and FREE afternoon with us creating Mother's Day flower pot art. We will provie everything your child needs to create cute hand print flower...READ MORE
May
5
Drop by to read to a trained therapy dog provided by Pets for Life, Inc. Upon arrival check in at Children's Services for a reading time. Sessions...READ MORE
May
5
Cheer as two teams are pitted against each other in a ton of hilarious, lightning-fast events in this all-ages show that's made up on the spot....READ MORE
May
6
Our food truck events are ever popular and a great time to sample new foods.  From Dr. Pepper wings and brisket tacos' with specialty slaws to frozen...READ MORE
May
6
Cheer as two teams are pitted against each other in a ton of hilarious, lightning-fast events in this all-ages show that's made up on the spot....READ MORE
May
6
Kansas City's first outdoor art show of the year is just around the corner. Make plans to join us as Brookside celebrates the 33rd Brookside Art Annual...READ MORE
May
7
All Day Every Day Whether you're celebrating the mom in your life – or sending hints so that your family might celebrate you, Paradise Park provides a...READ MORE
May
7
Delight and stimulate your baby's senses with an array of fun activities during the storytime break. Let baby create art right in time for Mother's Day. Dress for...READ MORE
May
7
Come play chess with a worthy opponent at our Family Chess Nights.  Boards and equipment will be provided.  All ages and playing levels are welcome, but kindergartners...READ MORE
May
8
We love, love, love donuts!! Sprinkle donuts that is.  Introducing our very own baked Sprinkle Donuts. Learn how to make an oh-so-delicious donut that will make your...READ MORE
May
8
Join other gamers in 6th through 12th grades to play Minecraft, other video games or try virtual reality. Multiple consoles will be available and may include Xbox...READ MORE
May
10
Get together with other Magic the Gathering players in 6th through 12th grades to play the popular card game and hang out! Bring your own deck or...READ MORE
May
10
Cheer as two teams are pitted against each other in a ton of hilarious, lightning-fast events in this all-ages show that's made up on the spot....READ MORE
May
11
Come to Stagecoach Park for a free 30 minute storytime. The Olathe Public Library and the Olathe Community Center present a morning of stories, songs and play....READ MORE
May
11
Cost: $20 plus taxDescription: Our middle-aged teen guests can enjoy a night of fun with their friends at the Park. For only $20, they get unlimited play...READ MORE
May
11
Cheer as two teams are pitted against each other in a ton of hilarious, lightning-fast events in this all-ages show that's made up on the spot....READ MORE
May
12
Every Saturday, a FOLNC volunteer presents Mother Nature Reads.  Children hear a story, make a craft to take home and often see a wildlife interpretation....READ MORE
May
12
Join us for our monthly coding series, Coding & Cupcakes. Parents and daughters are invited to attend sessions to learn about code and how to build websites...READ MORE
May
12
Cheer as two teams are pitted against each other in a ton of hilarious, lightning-fast events in this all-ages show that's made up on the spot....READ MORE
May
13
We are excited to partner with Sunset Stables and Core Balance Yoga to create an opportunity for our guests to experience Goat Yoga! It combines basic yoga...READ MORE
May
13
After Goat Yoga4 sessions offered between 3:15 - 4:14 PM PRICE$5 per person per sessionSpace is limited A totally different experience than a petting zoo! It's an...READ MORE
May
13
Cheer as two teams are pitted against each other in a ton of hilarious, lightning-fast events in this all-ages show that's made up on the spot....READ MORE
May
14
Delight and stimulate your baby's senses with an array of fun activities. Learn and play together with our skill building sessions.For newborn to 24 months with accompanying...READ MORE
May
15
Join other gamers in 6th through 12th grades to play Minecraft, other video games or try virtual reality. Multiple consoles will be available and may include Xbox...READ MORE
May
17
Can't get enough anime and manga? Meet up and share manga drawings, watch anime, learn about Japanese culture, and talk about manga and anime.We'll serve refreshments which...READ MORE
May
17
Cheer as two teams are pitted against each other in a ton of hilarious, lightning-fast events in this all-ages show that's made up on the spot....READ MORE
May
18
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Kansas, Johnson County Health and Environment, Olathe Fire Department and Safe Kids Johnson County are hosting a Community Baby Shower for expectant moms,...READ MORE
May
18
At Paradise Park's Optimists Night, we host the Optimists' Super Citizen winners from this past school year. This year's bash is packed with even more great activities,...READ MORE
May
18
Join us as we taste and explore the most popular Indian spices and create our favorite recipes from scratch. Want to learn the difference between whole spices...READ MORE
May
18
Cheer as two teams are pitted against each other in a ton of hilarious, lightning-fast events in this all-ages show that's made up on the spot....READ MORE
May
19
Time: VIP Breakfast Time: 9:30 – 10:30 AMTime: Meet & Greet 11 AM -2 PMDescription: Daniel Tiger is coming to OUR neighborhood! Don't miss this chance to...READ MORE
May
19
Every Saturday, a FOLNC volunteer presents Mother Nature Reads.  Children hear a story, make a craft to take home and often see a wildlife interpretation....READ MORE
May
19
Moms, dads, kids, and grandparents come to the Midwest Genealogy Center to create some new family memories. Make a family tree, find newspaper headlines from the day...READ MORE
May
19
Dreaming of visiting a villa in Tuscany? So are we! Join us for a tasty trip where we'll enjoy a delicious tour of homemade Italian favorites. From...READ MORE
May
19
Cheer as two teams are pitted against each other in a ton of hilarious, lightning-fast events in this all-ages show that's made up on the spot....READ MORE
May
20
SIGN UP NOW ... America's Most Exciting Family Friendly Adventure Race ~ Donate Sneakers for Cancer!Supporting Pediatric Cancer and 30 Minutes-a-Day Academic Initiative Official website: www.GreatAmazingRace.com Get...READ MORE
May
20
Cheer as two teams are pitted against each other in a ton of hilarious, lightning-fast events in this all-ages show that's made up on the spot....READ MORE
May
21
Make it through finals with distraction-free study zones and spaces to study with friends. For 6th through 12th grades. We'll provide treats, coffee and cocoa. No registration....READ MORE
May
21
Join us for a relaxing yoga session in the midst of finals, led by a certified yoga instructor! For 6th through 12th grades. Registration begins Wednesday, May...READ MORE
May
21
Please pass the CHEESE! This class is a cheese lovers dream. Join us as we explore the secrets to making deliciously creamy macaroni and cheese. We'll taste...READ MORE
May
21
Come play chess with a worthy opponent.  Boards and equpment are provided.  All ages and playing levels welcome, but kindergartners and younger must be accompanied by an...READ MORE
May
22
Join us for a relaxing yoga session in the midst of finals, led by a certified yoga instructor! For 6th through 12th grades. Registration begins Wednesday, May...READ MORE
May
22
Join other adventurers in 6th - 12th grades to play the popular RPG. Learn from other players and from guest hosts. All levels welcome. No registration....READ MORE
May
22
Make it through finals with distraction-free study zones and spaces to study with friends. For 6th through 12th grades. We'll provide treats, coffee and cocoa. No registration. ...READ MORE
May
22
ON YOUR FEET! The Emilio & Gloria Estefan Broadway Musical takes you behind the music and inside the real story of the record-making, groundbreaking couple who, in...READ MORE
May
23
Nothing screams summer like a fresh watermelon! To celebrate we're making watermelons; Watermelon Cupcakes that are based on our favorite fresh fruit. Plain old vanilla cupcakes? Bore-ring!...READ MORE
May
24
Ages 5 & Up - (REGISTRATION REQUIRED!) Musical instruments can be found everywhere if you use a little imagination. Join Amado and Karen to explore how to...READ MORE
May
24
Get together with other Magic the Gathering players in 6th through 12th grades to play the popular card game and hang out! Bring your own deck or...READ MORE
May
24
Nothing screams summer like a fresh watermelon! To celebrate we're making watermelons; Watermelon Cupcakes that are based on our favorite fresh fruit. Plain old vanilla cupcakes? Bore-ring!...READ MORE
May
24
Cheer as two teams are pitted against each other in a ton of hilarious, lightning-fast events in this all-ages show that's made up on the spot....READ MORE
May
25
Come enjoy everyone's favorite sweet escape where we'll put your culinary creativity to the test. We'll teach you the techniques to make melt-in-your-mouth cupcakes, but it's up...READ MORE
May
25
Pack your lawn chairs and blankets and bring your family to enjoy an evening under the stars. Lawn games including giant Jenga, giant Ker-Plunk, ladder ball and...READ MORE
May
25
Dreaming of visiting a villa in Tuscany? So are we! Join us for a tasty trip where we'll enjoy a delicious tour of homemade Italian favorites. From...READ MORE
May
25
Join us for a fun filled evening! Space is limited! Workshop is held at True Faith Designs 9915 E 63rd Street Suite C Raytown MO 64133. We...READ MORE
May
25
Cheer as two teams are pitted against each other in a ton of hilarious, lightning-fast events in this all-ages show that's made up on the spot....READ MORE
May
26
Please pass the CHEESE! This class is a cheese lovers dream. Join us as we explore the secrets to making deliciously creamy macaroni and cheese. We'll taste...READ MORE
May
26
Get first pick of the materials by shopping the Friends preview book sale before it is open to the public. Only those with 2018 Friends of the...READ MORE
May
26
Every Saturday, a FOLNC volunteer presents Mother Nature Reads.  Children hear a story, make a craft to take home and often see a wildlife interpretation....READ MORE
May
26
The Elders (farewell appearance - retirining this year) Eddie Delahunt and other bands and Irish dance troops irish Beers, Whiskey Tent, Food trucks Pack your blankets, lawn...READ MORE
May
26
Whether you are a full-blown wine expert or a leisurely drinker, there is no doubt that wine enhances the flavor of food. Join us as we cook...READ MORE
May
26
Cheer as two teams are pitted against each other in a ton of hilarious, lightning-fast events in this all-ages show that's made up on the spot....READ MORE
May
27
TGI...the weekend! Weekends are everyone's favorite part of the week, so take advantage and unwind with a sweet and savory homemade brunch. We'll put a fresh spin...READ MORE
May
27
Cheer as two teams are pitted against each other in a ton of hilarious, lightning-fast events in this all-ages show that's made up on the spot....READ MORE
May
28
Join us this Memorial Day for the 6th annual family-friendly 5K Home Run that supports Family Promise of Lawrence, an organization serving families experiencing homelessness.The 5K Home...READ MORE
May
29
Visit the new Lenexa Farmers Market for a wide selection of fresh products including vegetables, fruit, meat, eggs, baked goods, flowers and more from over 20 locally...READ MORE
May
29
Shop for new or nearly new materials at reasonable prices at the book sale sponsored by the Friends of the Olathe Public Library. All materials are sorted...READ MORE
May
29
Pick up an Olathe Public Library reading log and enjoy a variety of fun activities at the park.  Everyone is welcome - kids, teens & adults.  Olathe...READ MORE
May
29
Stop by our garage sale from 10am-3pm on May 29th and 30th to learn how you can help fight global poverty. We are donating a portion of...READ MORE
May
30
School is over and Summer is on its way. Code Ninjas is providing day camps May - 30-June1. These will be days filled with Roblox, Minecraft, Game...READ MORE
May
30
Shop the sale from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on this day.  The doors to the sale will be closed from 12:30 to 1 p.m.  The "Six-Bucks-a-Sack...READ MORE
May
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Cheer as two teams are pitted against each other in a ton of hilarious, lightning-fast events in this all-ages show that's made up on the spot....READ MORE
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