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02/07/2015 - 05/03/2015
CROWN CENTER SHOPS SHOWPLACE
Children’s tales come to life as you walk into a world of make-believe to interact with characters from favorite stories and rhymes. Visit the Snow Queen in her Ice Palace. Experience the giant adventures of “Jack and the Beanstalk.” Sit in Cinderella’s magic carriage or stroll with “Little Red Riding Hood” through the woods to Grandmother’s house. The interactive exhibit includes a reading area where parents can share their favorite stories with their kids. Free. 816.274.8444
03/04/2015 - 03/08/2015
Join Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse as they travel to four magical destinations all in one action-packed ice adventure!
The American Jazz Museum’s “Jammin’ at the Gem” series continues with Grammy Award-winning drummer, composer and bandleader, Terri Lyne Carrington, and some of the most celebrated female instrumentalists and vocalists. Carrington toured for 20 years with luminaries Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Al Jarreau, Stan Getz, David Sanborn, Clark Terry and others. In the late 80s she gained recognition on late night TV as the house drummer for the Arsenio Hall Show; then again in the late 90s as the drummer on the Quincy Jones late night TV show, VIBE, hosted by Sinbad. 816.474.8463 or
Liberty Community Center
Join the 2nd Annual ShamRock & Run 5K. After the race, the awards ceremony will be held at Rock & Run Brewery and pub. Rock & Run Brewery will be having special menu offerings in celebration of St. Patrick’s as well as their house brew seasonal ShamRock Red. So stop by after the race and enjoy some great local food and beverage. ShamRockAndRun.org.
North Kansas City Hospital; 1st Floor Pavilion
Join Gilda’s Club Kansas City in the Northland as we discuss both meditation practices and complementary practices, such as lifestyle factors that promote good health. The discussion will include the physiological benefits of meditation as well as different ways to practice. It doesn’t matter if you are religious or nonreligious—these programs provide you a way to help find your sense of calm and serenity. Free. To register, visit GuildasClubKC.org or call 816.531.5444.
North Kansas City YMCA
Facing a life-limiting illness can be overwhelming. Finding hospice care that meets the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of a loved one is essential. Clay Anderson, MD, discusses the specialized care programs and services that NorthCare Hospice, an affiliate of North Kansas City Hospital, offers patients and their families. FREE. Registration is required. Go online at NKCH.org or call 816.691.1690.
Boulevard Brewing Company
Join us for the 2015 Men of Hope Boulevard & BBQ, a premier men’s event benefiting Hope Faith Ministries: A Day Center for the Homeless. Enjoy Jack Stack Barbeque, Bouldevard Beer, Hand Rolled Cigars, Raffle Items, Big Screen TV Drawing, Souvenir Pint Glasses and Live Auction. Register online at HopeFaithMinistries.org under the News and Events tab.
Avondale United Methodist Church
The annual Palm Sunday Brunch sponsored by the Contemporary Life Class of Avondale United Methodist Church will be from 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. The menu includes sausage, bacon, eggs, fresh fruit, pastries and beverages. Proceeds will help with class mission projects. Suggested donation of $7.00 for adults and $3.50 for children 3-10. 816.452.3518.
Kansas City’s science center, Science City, is hosting their second annual Easter Eggstravaganza from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Guests will be invited to hunt more than 3,000 eggs, color Easter eggs, make Easter projects in the Maker Studio, participate in an Easter egg drop, take their photo with the Easter Bunny and more. Price includes all day Science City admission $13.50 Adults / $11.50 Child. ScienceCity.com
This free community event features the Easter Bunny, a best-dressed contest for the whole family featuring Spring/Easter finery, (the Best Dressed Family wins $1,000!) a live performance by Mr. Stinky Feet, and much more!
Historic Downtown Parkville Farmers Market
Find your ultimate dream car while you listen to the cool tunes of yesterday. Take in a little shopping and grab a tasty bite at one of Parkville’s terrific eateries.
Parkville Cruise Nights are held the first Saturday of each month (April thru September with the exception of July), 4 – 8 p.m.
Tiffany Greens Community Center
All ladies new to the Northland are welcome to join us for coffee held the first Tuesday of every month at Tiffany Greens Community Center. NewNeighborsKansasCity.org.
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