December 12, 2019
8788 Metcalf Avenue
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April 27, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events
Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.
April 27, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events
April 27, 2019, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Once upon a time, there were four guys (Sparky, Smudge, Jinx and Frankie) who discovered that they shared a love for music and then got together to become their idols – The Four Freshman, The Hi-Lo's and The Crew Cuts. Rehearsing in the basement of Smudge's family's plumbing supply company, they became "Forever Plaid". On the way to their first big gig, the "Plaids" are broadsided by a school bus and killed instantly. It is at the moment when their careers and lives end that the story of Forever Plaid begins....
Singing in close harmony, squabbling boyishly over the smallest intonations and executing their charmingly outlandish choreography with overzealous precision, the "Plaids" are a guaranteed smash, with a program of beloved songs and delightful patter that keeps audiences rolling in the aisles when they're not humming along to some of the great nostalgic pop hits of the 1950s.
April 27, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Ernie Miller Nature Center
Do you like to hike cross-country but fear losing your way? This beginner’s workshop introduces you to orienteering, a fun way of learning the basic skills for using a topographic map and a magnetic compass. This class includes a practice orienteering hike in the park. Workbook and loan of compass are provided. Dress for the weather. Instructor: Possum Trot Orienteering Club.
April 27, 2019, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Mildale Farm
Bring the family out and spend the day exploring Mildale Farm. Visitors can explore and picnic on the 158-acre site including the 22-acre rental property. Arts and crafts activities for the kids will take place in the main barn. Catch-and-release fishing in any or all of seven ponds within the 158-acre area will also be offered, so bring your own bait and tackle. While District fishing permits have been waived for this event, Kansas residents ages 16 to 74 and nonresidents 16 and older need to have a Kansas state fishing license. Restrooms will be available, but the property’s two homes and other outbuildings will not be open during this event. Remember, no alcohol is allowed, pets must be on-leash, and vehicles must remain on roadways. For more information, contact Sarah Vogelsberg at (913) 826-2957.
April 27, 2019, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ TimberRidge Adventure Center
Choose from several activities during our annual Open House: canoeing, kayaking, pedal boating, hiking, BB gun shooting, and archery. Participants need to be 8 years or older for the BB gun and archery range activities. All ages are welcome to participate in the Family Fun Treasure Hunt from 11 am - 2 pm. Fishing is also available, however participants age 16 and older are required to have Kansas fishing license. Licenses will not be sold on site. Cops n’ Bobbers will be on site with poles and bait available for use or you may bring your own. An open climbing event for interested parties ages 12 and older will be held. Climbers need to pre-register as space is limited. Climbing participants are required to complete medical and liability releases prior to participating. Children under the age of 18 must have parent or guardian’s signature. Climbing enrollment is limited to 40 people. To register, call Outdoor Adventure Specialist Lysa Holladay (913) 856-8849.
April 27, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)
This event has been cancelled.