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  3. Calendar Overlay Ernie Miller Park & Nature Center (6)
  4. Calendar Overlay Main Calendar (10)
  5. Calendar Overlay MBPC - 50 Plus (1)
  6. Calendar Overlay Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse (2)
  7. Calendar Overlay Museum (29)
  8. Calendar Overlay Roeland Park Community Center (3)

50 Plus Travel

  1. Social Outing: Tasty Tours Experiencing the Mediterranean - Holy Land Cafe

    December 11, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM @ Antioch Park

    Experience the best Mediterranean food Kansas City has to offer. Enjoy lunch at these top rated Mediterranean restaurants. Rate each restaurant and vote on the best Mediterranean in KC! Appetizer included, entrée and drink on your own. All outings depart from Antioch Park. 23252 Aladdin Cafe 9/24 Tue 11 am 23253 Tasso’s Greek Restaurant 10/22 Tue 11 am 23255 Jerusalem Cafe 11/14 Thu 11 am 23254 Holy Land Cafe 12/11 Tue 11 am

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  2. Day Trip: Christmas in Abilene

    December 12, 2019, 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Antioch Park

    Experience the incredible Seelye Mansion in Abilene Kan. Tour this 1905 home where you can even sit on many of the original furnishings. The home is magically decorated with over 750 Christmas nutcrackers and 65 Christmas trees. After lunch at MR. K’s we will tour the newly renovated Eisenhower Presidential Museum before returning home.

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Arts & Heritage Center

  1. Character Study B1V1 (Ages 16 +)

    December 9, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    Intended for more advanced actors this class has four units focuses on Chekov/ Classical Acting, Modern Characters, Verbatim Theatre, and then creating the perfect Audition Monologue.

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  2. Open Art Studio (Ages 16+)

    December 10, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    Create art at your pace. All materials included, bring your inspiration and work from there!

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  3. Ceramics (Ages 16+)

    December 11, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Clay provides an opportunity for problem-solving and creative thinking within a tranquil and reassuring environment. Teaching artists will design the class based on your interests and needs.

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  4. Open Studio (All Ages)

    December 13, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Let's get creative! Join us as we explore new and exciting materials. A guided project is available, but you are the artist! A parent or guardian is required to stay with anyone 13 years and younger. This is a drop-in program for $3 per person. No pre-registration required. Check in at the front desk upon arrival. Bring receipt with you to the Art Studio.

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  5. Sculptural Saturdays (Ages 3-6 with Adult)

    December 14, 2019, 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

    On the second Saturday of each month, explore three-dimensional art through STEAM. Adult and child work together to create a one-of-a-kind sculpture with balance, unity, and movement! Different materials are explored each month. Parents are encouraged to join this class.

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  6. Character Study B1V1 (Ages 16 +)

    December 16, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    Intended for more advanced actors this class has four units focuses on Chekov/ Classical Acting, Modern Characters, Verbatim Theatre, and then creating the perfect Audition Monologue.

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  7. Open Art Studio (Ages 16+)

    December 17, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    Create art at your pace. All materials included, bring your inspiration and work from there!

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  8. Open Studio (All Ages)

    December 20, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Let's get creative! Join us as we explore new and exciting materials. A guided project is available, but you are the artist! A parent or guardian is required to stay with anyone 13 years and younger. This is a drop-in program for $3 per person. No pre-registration required. Check in at the front desk upon arrival. Bring receipt with you to the Art Studio.

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  9. Open Art Studio (Ages 16+)

    December 24, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    Create art at your pace. All materials included, bring your inspiration and work from there!

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  10. Open Studio (All Ages)

    December 27, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Let's get creative! Join us as we explore new and exciting materials. A guided project is available, but you are the artist! A parent or guardian is required to stay with anyone 13 years and younger. This is a drop-in program for $3 per person. No pre-registration required. Check in at the front desk upon arrival. Bring receipt with you to the Art Studio.

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  11. Petite Picassos (Ages 3-6 with Adult)

    December 31, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

    On the final Tuesday of every month, join a teaching artist in the art studio as you read a book, look at art work and create a thematic work of art! Parents are welcome and encouraged to join this class.

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Ernie Miller Park & Nature Center

  1. Nature Time Yoga (Ages 2 - 6 with Adult)

    December 11, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Ernie Miller Nature Center

    Music, movement and imagination!!! Join the nature center staff as we act out stories with animal and yoga moves. These parent and child experiences are designed to encourage creativity, coordination and enhance awareness of the natural world. All children must be accompanied by a participating adult. See a live animal every time.

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  2. Escape Room: Rescue the Animals - (Escape Room A) - All Ages

    December 13, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Ernie Miller Park

    Owen the Outlaw has captured our owl and ferret! Can you help save them? Your team must beat the clock by solving puzzles and using clues to unlock both rooms to help the animals make a great escape! 12 person maximum per room, teams may be combined, select your starting room, A or B. Children under 16 must be accompanied by a participating adult. Recommended for ages 5 and older. For more information call Park Naturalist Diana Bliss at (913) 826-2807. Registration fee is non-refundable. Additional group reservation times may be available on limited Saturdays by request. $120 minimum, call Diana for pricing and inquires.

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  3. Escape Room: Rescue the Animals - (Escape Room B) - All Ages

    December 13, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Ernie Miller Park

    Owen the Outlaw has captured our owl and ferret! Can you help save them? Your team must beat the clock by solving puzzles and using clues to unlock both rooms to help the animals make a great escape! 12 person maximum per room, teams may be combined, select your starting room, A or B. Children under 16 must be accompanied by a participating adult. Recommended for ages 5 and older. For more information call Park Naturalist Diana Bliss at (913) 826-2807. Registration fee is non-refundable. Additional group reservation times may be available on limited Saturdays by request. $120 minimum, call Diana for pricing and inquires.

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  4. Escape Room: Rescue the Animals - (Escape Room A) - All Ages

    December 14, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Ernie Miller Park

    Owen the Outlaw has captured our owl and ferret! Can you help save them? Your team must beat the clock by solving puzzles and using clues to unlock both rooms to help the animals make a great escape! 12 person maximum per room, teams may be combined, select your starting room, A or B. Children under 16 must be accompanied by a participating adult. Recommended for ages 5 and older. For more information call Park Naturalist Diana Bliss at (913) 826-2807. Registration fee is non-refundable. Additional group reservation times may be available on limited Saturdays by request. $120 minimum, call Diana for pricing and inquires.

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  5. Escape Room: Rescue the Animals - (Escape Room B) - All Ages

    December 14, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Ernie Miller Park

    Owen the Outlaw has captured our owl and ferret! Can you help save them? Your team must beat the clock by solving puzzles and using clues to unlock both rooms to help the animals make a great escape! 12 person maximum per room, teams may be combined, select your starting room, A or B. Children under 16 must be accompanied by a participating adult. Recommended for ages 5 and older. For more information call Park Naturalist Diana Bliss at (913) 826-2807. Registration fee is non-refundable. Additional group reservation times may be available on limited Saturdays by request. $120 minimum, call Diana for pricing and inquires.

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  6. Animal Tales Storytime - Visit from Santa (Ages 2 - 6 with Adult)

    December 18, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Ernie Miller Nature Center

    Join a park naturalist for animal stories and surprises geared for preschool age children. Come listen and learn. Meet a special animal friend every time. All children must be accompanied by a paying adult. Program held indoors.

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Main Calendar

  1. Breakfast with Santa

    December 7, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Ernie Miller Nature Center

    Kids! Bring an adult and have a yummy breakfast of pancakes and juice followed by a visit with Santa! Santa will explain the winter habits of his animal friends and will also help you construct a gift for wildlife. Of course, Santa will have a gift for each child and will listen to your Christmas list. This magical holiday event, for ages 3-5 with an adult, is $7 per person, including adults, $8 nonresidents. Advanced reservations required.

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  2. 50 Plus Strolling Strings and Sleigh Bells

    December 11, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Matt Ross Community Center (MRCC)

    Deck the halls and spread holiday cheer with entertainment by Shawnee Mission North’s Strolling Strings. Sing along to your favorite tunes and enjoy lunch and refreshments. This festive event is $16 per person, $18 nonresidents.

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  3. Candy Cane Hunt

    December 13, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Mill Creek Activity Center

    Create a festive craft then go on the hunt for candy canes hidden around the facility. Take part in Open Playground too! Call (913) 826- 2950 for details. This sweet event is $10 per child, $11 nonresidents.

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  4. Pajama Party Breakfast Bingo

    December 14, 2019, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse

    Find your comfiest pajamas and let us cook breakfast. Enjoy a morning of pancakes and more. Play six games of bingo, and have a shot at some great prizes. This silly morning is just $9 per person, $11 nonresidents, $29 for a family up to four, $32 nonresidents, $38 for a family up to seven, $42 nonresidents.

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  5. Holiday Parents’ Day Out

    December 14, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Mill Creek Activity Center

    This program gives parents the opportunity to take a well-deserved break while their child is having the time of their lives. This event is $30 per child, $33 nonresidents. Pre-registration is required.

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  6. Candy Cane Hunt

    December 18, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Mill Creek Activity Center

    Create a festive craft then go on the hunt for candy canes hidden around the facility. Take part in Open Playground too! Call (913) 826- 2950 for details. This sweet event is $10 per child, $11 nonresidents.

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  7. Family Fun Graham Cracker House Workshop

    December 20, 2019, 12:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    Stop in anytime during the event hours to create a sweet holiday treat with your family! Pre-registration guarantees a supply kit. This sweet event is $10 per person creating a graham cracker house, $11 nonresidents.

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  8. SOLD OUT - Winter Solstice Celebration

    December 21, 2019, 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Ernie Miller Nature Center

    This event is sold out and walk-in registration will not be available.

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  9. Kids’ Holiday Countdown

    December 31, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse

    Enjoy all the festivities of New Year’s Eve at noon! Celebrate the occasion as we ring in the New Year with games and activities. This festive event for ages 6-12 is $13, $15 nonresidents and includes lunch.

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  10. 50 Plus Noon Year’s Eve

    December 31, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    Celebrate the New Year at noon! Enjoy a catered lunch and musical performance by Michelle Hawkins who covers songs by Elvis, Patsy Cline, Reba, Sinatra, and more! This holiday event is $15 per person, $17 nonresidents.

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MBPC - 50 Plus

  1. Games: Fire and Ice Bingo (50 Plus)

    December 10, 2019, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse

    BINGO! Delight in food, prizes, fun and 12 games of bingo. Variety of prizes awarded including gift certificates. Please pre-register at least one week in advance. Payment is required at time of registration. For the enjoyment of all participants, children are not permitted to attend 50 Plus Bingos, with the exception of Ice Cream Sundae bingo at Roeland Park. Cost of admission covers snacks and staff time to administer the Bingo Program. No additional charge for Bingo.

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Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse

  1. Pajama Party Breakfast Bingo

    December 14, 2019, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse

    Find your comfiest pajamas and let us cook breakfast. Enjoy a morning of pancakes and more. Play six games of bingo, and have a shot at some great prizes. This silly morning is just $9 per person, $11 nonresidents, $29 for a family up to four, $32 nonresidents, $38 for a family up to seven, $42 nonresidents.

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  2. Kids’ Holiday Countdown

    December 31, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse

    Enjoy all the festivities of New Year’s Eve at noon! Parents, drop your kids off at Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse to celebrate the occasion as we ring in the New Year with games and activities. This festive event is for ages 6-12. $13, $15 nonresidents and includes lunch.

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Museum

  1. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    December 7, 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.

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  2. Lanesfield School Country Christmas

    December 7, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Lanesfield Historic Site

    Experience a traditional 1904 old-fashioned Christmas! Write to Santa with pen and ink, and visit the gift shop for stocking stuffers. Santa visits on 12/14! Drop in between 1 pm and 5 pm - FREE

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  3. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    December 7, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ 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.

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  4. Retro Storytime (Ages 3-5 with Adult)

    December 11, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Classroom

    Preschoolers love the stories from long ago, read by a special guest from the 1950s All-Electric House! Craft activity included after the story ends. Pre-register by calling (913)831-3359 or purchase ticket at the front desk on the day of the event if space is available. Available as a field trip for groups - call for more information at (913)715-2570.

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  5. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    December 11, 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.

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  6. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    December 11, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ 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.

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  7. History on Tap- The Life and Times of the Aluminum Christmas Tree

    December 12, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    This year is the 60th anniversary of the aluminum Christmas tree! Come learn about this fun, space-age decoration from the collector's of our temporary exhibit, Dreaming of a Retro Xmas. Drinks and snacks provided. Museum admission included.

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  8. Lanesfield School Country Christmas

    December 13, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Lanesfield Historic Site

    Experience a traditional 1904 old-fashioned Christmas! Write to Santa with pen and ink, and visit the gift shop for stocking stuffers. Santa visits on 12/14! Drop in between 1 pm and 5 pm - FREE

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  9. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    December 14, 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.

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  10. Lanesfield School Christmas Concert

    December 14, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Lanesfield Historic Site

    The Edgerton Rainbow Connection Children’s Choir will perform at 1:30 pm. Santa visits from 1:45-3:30! Crafts, free refreshments.

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  11. Lanesfield School Country Christmas

    December 14, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Lanesfield Historic Site

    Experience a traditional 1904 old-fashioned Christmas! Write to Santa with pen and ink, and visit the gift shop for stocking stuffers. Santa visits on 12/14! Drop in between 1 pm and 5 pm - FREE

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  12. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    December 14, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ 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.

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  13. Behind-the-Scenes Johnson County Museum Tour (Ages 16 & Older)

    December 18, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Interact with museum staff as you learn why we collect, how we collect, and the importance to our local community. Our collection features over 17,000 3D objects and over one million images. The Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center holds the museum’s two-dimensional collection, including manuscripts, maps, photographs, and quilts. To schedule a separate time for your group of six to 12 people, or a tour for youth or scout groups, please call (913) 715-2570.

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  14. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    December 18, 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.

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  15. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    December 18, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ 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.

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  16. Lanesfield School Country Christmas

    December 20, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Lanesfield Historic Site

    Experience a traditional 1904 old-fashioned Christmas! Write to Santa with pen and ink, and visit the gift shop for stocking stuffers. Santa visits on 12/14! Drop in between 1 pm and 5 pm - FREE

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  17. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    December 21, 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.

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  18. Lanesfield School Country Christmas

    December 21, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Lanesfield Historic Site

    Experience a traditional 1904 old-fashioned Christmas! Write to Santa with pen and ink, and visit the gift shop for stocking stuffers. Santa visits on 12/14! Drop in between 1 pm and 5 pm - FREE

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  19. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    December 21, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ 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.

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  20. Kid's Day Out (Ages 5-10)

    December 23, 2019, 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Classroom

    Come have fun when school is out! Discover history through hands-on activities and exploration of KidScape and museum exhibits. Bring lunch, snack, and water bottle. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED-Call 913-831-3359.

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  21. Kid's Day Out (Ages 5-10)

    December 24, 2019, 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Classroom

    Come have fun when school is out! Discover history through hands-on activities and exploration of KidScape and museum exhibits. Bring lunch, snack, and water bottle. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED-Call 913-831-3359.

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  22. Kid's Day Out (Ages 5-10)

    December 26, 2019, 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Classroom

    Come have fun when school is out! Discover history through hands-on activities and exploration of KidScape and museum exhibits. Bring lunch, snack, and water bottle. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED-Call 913-831-3359.

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  23. Kid's Day Out (Ages 5-10)

    December 27, 2019, 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Classroom

    Come have fun when school is out! Discover history through hands-on activities and exploration of KidScape and museum exhibits. Bring lunch, snack, and water bottle. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED-Call 913-831-3359.

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  24. Lanesfield School Country Christmas

    December 27, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Lanesfield Historic Site

    Experience a traditional 1904 old-fashioned Christmas! Write to Santa with pen and ink, and visit the gift shop for stocking stuffers. Santa visits on 12/14! Drop in between 1 pm and 5 pm - FREE

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  25. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    December 28, 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.

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  26. Lanesfield School Country Christmas

    December 28, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Lanesfield Historic Site

    Experience a traditional 1904 old-fashioned Christmas! Write to Santa with pen and ink, and visit the gift shop for stocking stuffers. Santa visits on 12/14! Drop in between 1 pm and 5 pm - FREE

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  27. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    December 28, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ 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.

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  28. Kid's Day Out (Ages 5-10)

    December 30, 2019, 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Classroom

    Come have fun when school is out! Discover history through hands-on activities and exploration of KidScape and museum exhibits. Bring lunch, snack, and water bottle. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED-Call 913-831-3359.

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  29. Kid's Day Out (Ages 5-10)

    December 31, 2019, 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Classroom

    Come have fun when school is out! Discover history through hands-on activities and exploration of KidScape and museum exhibits. Bring lunch, snack, and water bottle. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED-Call 913-831-3359.

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Roeland Park Community Center

  1. Seasonal Event: Family Fun Graham Cracker House Workshop (All Ages)

    December 20, 2019, 12:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    Stop in anytime during the event hours to create a sweet holiday treat with your family! Pre-registration guarantees a supply kit.

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  2. Engineering: Winter Wonderland LEGO® Challenge (Ages 6-12)

    December 23, 2019, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    Get ready for the deep freeze! Apply concepts in engineering and architecture to brave the challenges of winter weather. Design and build motorized contraptions such as snowplows, gondolas, and a snowball launcher.

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  3. Engineering: Junkyard LEGO® Challenge (Ages 7-12)

    December 27, 2019, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    Build within constraints, and compete in this advanced course for our strongest builders. Design innovative answers for challenges such as Follow the Hose, Thread the Needle, and the Tunnel Challenge.

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