Read the April 2014 Issue of Northland Lifestyle!

Calendar of Events

The Easter Bunny visits Crown Center

04/12/2014 - 04/19/2014

April 12-13 and 18-19
Crown Center Shops, Level 1 Atrium.

The Easter Bunny greets children at Crown Center. A professional photographer will be taking pictures for a fee and visitors are welcome to bring their cameras. Noon to 4 p.m. No admission fee. 816.274.8444.

Konstantino Trunk Show

04/18/2014 - 04/19/2014

Meierotto Midwest Jewelers

Greek jewelry designer Konstantino will debut two new collections at an upcoming trunk show at Meierotto Midwest Jewelers. The Aegean Collection features rock crystal doublet stones and precious turquoise set in sterling silver. The new Flamenco Gold Collection utilizes a wide variety of precious stones, including London Blue Topaz, pearl, and diamond to name a few, all set in radiant 18kt yellow gold. The Trunk Show will be April 18-19 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Sweets for Spofford


Yogurtini at Zona Rosa

Bring the family out for a sweet treat to fight child abuse. Come into the Plaza and Zona Rosa locations of Yogurtini, mention Spofford fundraiser, and 15% of your sale will benefit Spofford’s programs.

11th Annual Parkville Microbrew Fest


English Landing Park

The festival offers excellent brews, live music, and food.  Participants receive a commemorative tasting glass and enjoy five-ounce beer samples from participating breweries. Each brewery will have their own booth to serve some of the best beer in the world.

Cemetery Stroll


Laurel Hills Cemetery, Weston

Join us for “Cemetery Stroll Into the Past”, sponsored by Weston Community Theatre.

The event, which is part of Platte County’s 175th Anniversary Celebration, will feature costumed re-enactors standing by “their” graves and giving short monologues about “their” lives.  Admission is free butdonations will be gratefully accepted. Contact Kirk Nelson at 816.640.2788 or at



Municipal Auditorium

The evening includes fashion modeled by local sports celebrities, live music, auction, a special performance by Dexter McCluster of the Kansas City Chiefs and live music from Dolewite. Proceeds from Challenge Your Fashion will expand the Fred and Shirley Pryor YMCA Challenger Sports Complex and give more children with special needs the opportunity to play sports.

Learn to Row


Wyandotte County Lake,

Boy Scout Cove

Spring is here and it’s time to get in shape and enjoy the outdoors again!   Please join us for our 1st Learn To Row Program open to all ages from 13-60+.  You will learn the basics of rowing during this 90-minute session.

3rd Annual Golf Tournament for the Parkville Chamber of Commerce


The National Golf Club

If you played last year we hope that you’re excited about joining us again this year.  And if you didn’t play then here’s your chance! We are planning some awesome food, raffle prizes and giveaways so make plans now to join us.  Individual player cost – $150, Team of 4 players – $600.


Parkville Cruise Night


Downtown Parkville

Find your dream ride while you listen to cool tunes, cruise hot wheels, and take in the sights, shopping and dining up and down Main Street. It’s a great trip down memory lane! 4-8 p.m.

The 3rd Annual Kansas City Chihuahua Parade


Barney Allis Plaza

Bring the entire family, especially the four legged members for another hilarious attempt at making our mark in world history. The Guinness Book of World records has sanctioned the parade for two world record attempts: World’s largest costumed dog parade and the most dogs in costume. Prizes will be awarded for the best in show. The $5 entry fee per dog all goes to Great Plains SPCA who opened their second shelter in the Metro area.



Kauffman Center

On the heels of his outstanding performance at this year’s GRAMMYs, Kauffman Center is proud to present John Legend as part of the 2013–2014 ‘Kauffman Center Presents’ season. Legend will perform in Helzberg Hall. Ticket prices range from $55 to $125 and are available through the Kauffman Center Box Office at 816.994.7222 or online at

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