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Special Event: Community Event, Education, General, Living History
Park University Titanic Exhibit
Park University, which has a unique connection to the Titanic, is hosting a special exhibit in the University’s Frances Fishburn Archives and Special Collections space. The exhibit, on display through Friday, May 31, includes items related to the Titanic a...
Park University
Parkville, MO

Mon 5/20/19 - Fri 5/31/19
Special Event: History/Science, Installations, Education
Devastated Lands
World War I left behind an unprecedented path of desolate landscapes. By the end of the war, much of the Western Front resembled anything but rolling country sides. Instead, the destruction yielded topography akin to an uninhabited planet. This exhibition ...
National World War I Museum and Memorial
Kansas City, MO

Tue 5/21/19 at 10am-5pm
Wed 5/22/19 at 10am-5pm
Thu 5/23/19 at 10am-5pm
Fri 5/24/19 at 10am-5pm
Sat 5/25/19 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Business
Kansas SBIR Road Tour
The SBIR Road Tour is a national outreach effort to convey the non-dilutive technology funding opportunity provided through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. If you are an innovator, entre...
University of Kansas Medical Center – Health Education Building
Kansas City, KS

Tue 5/21/19 at 7:30am-6pm
Special Event: Business
Take charge of your career: 82,560 hours to make a difference
Amy Calvin Principal, Brightways Consulting If you work full time from age 22 to 65, you’ll spend nearly 83,000 hours at work! This significant portion of your life deserves a proactive career plan that clarifies your goals, guides your actions and decis...
Training Umbrella
Overland Park, KS

Tue 5/21/19 at 8am-11:30am
Special Event: Animals, Nature, For the Family, Children
Wild Adventures for Preschoolers and Parents Weekly
Drop in for stories, activities, and information about animals and the places in which they live. A different topic will be presented each week. Come prepared to go outdoors. Due to space limitations no more than one adult per child please. Registration is...
Prairie Park Nature Center
Lawrence, KS

Tue 5/21/19 at 10am-11am
Tue 5/28/19 at 10am-11am
Tue 6/4/19 at 10am-11am
Tue 6/11/19 at 10am-11am
Tue 6/18/19 at 10am-11am
Special Event: Business
Cracking the cash flow code
Mike DeMaio Principal Consultant, Crown Consulting Services Understand the flow of money through a company and how your balance sheet impacts your cash flow. • Understand a balance sheet • Analyze your cash flow statement • Improve cash flow and your ...
Training Umbrella
Overland Park, KS

Wed 5/22/19 at 8am-11:30am
Special Event: Fair/Festival, Business, Community Event Kansas City Job Fair
ATTN: Job Seekers! 100s of Jobs are up for grabs at the Kansas City Job Fair on May 22nd! Meet one-on-one with recruiters & hiring managers who are now hiring for immediate openings! Available positions range from entry level to management, in multiple ind...
Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City, MO

Wed 5/22/19 at 10am-2pm
Special Event: Children
Kid STEAM: Wonderful Water
Explore sciences, technologies, engineering, arts and math. Bring it all to life! Thirsty? No, we won't be drinking water, but we will be exploring different ways to use it including creating a calm down bottle and foam boat races.
Mid-Continent Public Library – Liberty Branch
Liberty, MO

Wed 5/22/19 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Special Event: Animals, For the Family, Children, Nature, Education
Nature Story Time for Preschoolers
For children who enjoy both stories and animals, there will be morning story time for preschool age children every Thursday at 10 a.m. Each week will feature a story and a live animal. Children may color a coloring page after the presentation. Preregistrat...
Prairie Park Nature Center
Lawrence, KS

Thu 5/23/19 at 10am-10:30am
Thu 5/30/19 at 10am-10:30am
Thu 6/6/19 at 10am-10:30am
Thu 6/13/19 at 10am-10:30am
Thu 6/20/19 at 10am-10:30am
Special Event: Food/Tasting
Wine Tasting on the Terrace
Save water - drink wine! Join us at the Arboretum and Botanical Gardens for this relaxing Wine Tasting on the Terrace event, with delicious wine and tasty appetizers featuring regional and internationally produced wines. Registration is required.
Overland Park Arboretum
Overland Park, KS

Thu 5/23/19 at 6pm-8pm
Special Event: Convention, science fiction, fantasy, cosplay, horror, art show, Convention
ConQuesT Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention
Kansas City’s Longest-Running Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention Panels, Gaming, Cosplay, Author Events, Dealer’s Room, Art Show, and more! This year’s theme: Mad Science and Experimental Wizardry! Guests of Honor: Author Timothy Zahn, Artist Char...
Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center
Kansas City, MO

Fri 5/24/19 - Sun 5/26/19 at 10am-11:55pm
Special Event: Business, Meeting
DST Toastmasters Weekly Meeting
Join the DST Toastmasters club for our weekly meeting where you will network with other downtown professionals, give and evaluate speeches, and participate in fun, impromptu speaking activities!
Quality Hill Playhouse
Kansas City, MO

Fri 5/24/19 at 11:30am-12:30pm
Fri 5/31/19 at 11:30am-12:30pm
Fri 6/7/19 at 11:30am-12:30pm
Fri 6/14/19 at 11:30am-12:30pm
Fri 6/21/19 at 11:30am-12:30pm
Special Event: Community Event
Memorial Day Weekend
As the commemoration of the Centennial of World War I continues, the National WWI Museum and Memorial serves as a fitting place to honor and recognize the men and women who sacrificed their lives while serving their country during Memorial Day weekend. The...
National World War I Museum and Memorial
Kansas City, MO

Fri 5/24/19 - Mon 5/27/19 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Food/Tasting, Social Event
Wine’d Down Friday Night Grill Your Own Dinner & Live Music
Come out and "unwine'd" from the work week with us, as you grill your own dinner while listening to some live acoustic music. We’ll have an assortment our award-winning wines, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages available, as well as our picnic pails with ch...
Jowler Creek Vineyard and Winery
Platte City, MO

Fri 5/24/19 at 6pm-9pm
Special Event: Food/Tasting
80’s Night Live Music by Mojo Saint
Put on your leg warmers, stock your fanny pack, crimp your hair, and come on out for our 80’s Night Party. Mojo Saint will be rocking out 80’s Tunes live in our outdoor wine garden. The first 10 people who arrive in costume will receive a FREE pack of neon...
Jowler Creek Vineyard and Winery
Platte City, MO

Sat 5/25/19 at 6pm-9pm
Special Event: Farmers' Market, Community Event, Food/Tasting, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Green/Environmental
Lenexa Farmers Market
Visit the Lenexa Farmers Market for fresh products including vegetables, fruit, meat, eggs, honey, baked goods and flowers from dozens of local vendors.
Lenexa Civic Campus
Lenexa, KS

Sat 5/25/19 at 8am-12pm
Tue 5/28/19 at 9am-1pm
Sat 6/1/19 at 8am-12pm
Tue 6/4/19 at 9am-1pm
Sat 6/8/19 at 8am-12pm
Special Event: Food/Tasting, Holiday
Red, White & Blue Sparkling Sangria Sunday
Cheers to a 3-Day Weekend! Celebrate having one more day off with our special “Red, White & Blue Sparkling Sangria” available in the tasting room by the glass and carafe. Come out to enjoy it this Sunday only!
Jowler Creek Vineyard and Winery
Platte City, MO

Sun 5/26/19 at 11am-5pm
Special Event: Food/Tasting, Holiday
Memorial Day Reds, Whites, and Blues - Live Music
Yup, we'll be open on Memorial Day! So come out, taste some red and white wines, relax in our wine garden and enjoy some live music from Noon-3:00 pm. Cost to attend is FREE. No reservations are required to join the fun...just come on out!
Jowler Creek Vineyard and Winery
Platte City, MO

Mon 5/27/19 at 11am-5pm
Special Event: Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Seniors
Senior Resource Fair
Please join Partners in Primary Care (Partners) for a Senior Resource Fair. Activities will include a hands-only CPR class, and over 20 local and regional organizations that are geared toward the senior population will be on site. Partners in Primary Care ...
Partners in Primary Care
Independence, MO

Wed 5/29/19 at 11am-1pm
Special Event: Craft Show
Swing and Stitch
From brightly-colored quilts to intricately-embroidered postcards, fabric art was created for many purposes during World War I. Tap into your creative side and make your own embroidered postcard with quilting expert Denniele Bohannon and enjoy access to th...
National World War I Museum and Memorial
Kansas City, MO

Wed 5/29/19 at 6:30pm

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