Aug
9
Fri
2019
Mad Science Radical Robots Camp @ KCPT
Aug 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Mad Science Radical Robots Camp @ KCPT  | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

Robots 101

Campers will learn about Asimov’s “Laws of Robotics” and applications of robotic technology and make their own “Puppet Robot” to take home in this fun-filled program for students in grades 1-5.

Register.MadScience.org/KansasCity 

Aug
10
Sat
2019
KCPT KIDS Day at the Adventures with Clifford the Big Red Dog exhibit @ Crown Center, Showplace Level 1
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
KCPT KIDS Day at the Adventures with Clifford the Big Red Dog exhibit @ Crown Center, Showplace Level 1 | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

Meet Clifford the Big Red Dog on Saturday, Aug. 10 during KCPT KIDS Day at the “Adventures with Clifford the Big Red Dog” exhibit at Crown Center.  From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., join us for activities, giveaways and meet-and-greet opportunities with Clifford the Big Red Dog.

Aug
29
Thu
2019
Country’s Greatest Songs | Ken Burns’ Country Music Sneak Peek and Discussion @ Midwest Geneology Center Community Hall
Aug 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Country's Greatest Songs | Ken Burns' Country Music Sneak Peek and Discussion @ Midwest Geneology Center Community Hall  | Independence | Missouri | United States

Kansas City PBS and Mid-Continent Public Library, with support from KFKF, will present a sneak peek of the new Ken Burns’ documentary series, Country Music, on Thursday, Aug. 29, at 6:30 p.m. at the Midwest Genealogy Center Community Hall. In addition to the screening, the free event will include a discussion of country music’s greatest songs with author David Cantwell (Merle Haggard: The Running Kind, Heartaches by the Number: Country Music’s 500 Greatest Singles) and musician Scott “Rex” Hobart (Rex Hobart and the Misery Boys) who will also provide musical accompaniment.

RSVP on Eventbrite.

Sep
5
Thu
2019
Jazz, Blues and Country | Ken Burns’ Country Music Sneak Peek and Music Demonstration @ Gem Theater
Sep 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Jazz, Blues and Country | Ken Burns’ Country Music Sneak Peek and Music Demonstration @ Gem Theater | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

Join KCPT, the American Jazz Museum and the Mutual Musicians Foundation for a preview of Ken Burns’ Country Music and a demonstration of country music’s shared roots with blues and jazz by D Black (drums) and Sean Ewbank (banjo).  After the program, cross the street to the Mutual Musicians Foundation for a performance by the Mutual Musicians Foundation Quartet led by James Hathaway.

Sep
7
Sat
2019
Country Music in Kansas City | Ken Burns’ Country Music Sneak Peek and Discussion @ Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library
Sep 7 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Country Music in Kansas City | Ken Burns’ Country Music Sneak Peek and Discussion @ Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

From the Carter Family to Bill Monroe, from Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, and Johnny Cash to Garth Brooks today, a succession of 20th-century performers – stars and lesser-knowns – have laid down the rich, uniquely American soundtrack known as country music. It gets the inimitable Ken Burns treatment in the filmmaker’s new documentary series Country Music, which premieres September 15 on PBS outlets including Kansas City’s KCPT. The Library and KCPT offer a preview screening, plus three short videos exploring Kansas City’s connections to the genre’s history and style. A subsequent discussion is led by local music connoisseur Chuck Haddix, director of the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Marr Sound Archives and radio host of KCUR’s signature show The Fish Fry, and longtime KFKF radio host and contributor Joy Peterson.

Sep
9
Mon
2019
KCPT KIDS In Your Neighborhood @ Kansas City Public Library: Lucile H. Bluford Branch
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
KCPT KIDS In Your Neighborhood @ Kansas City Public Library: Lucile H. Bluford Branch | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

Are you a parent, family member or neighbor that takes care of a pre-K child? Do you live in the 64128 zip code?

KCPT KIDS In Your Neighborhood wants to help you prepare your preschooler for Kindergarten with free PBS KIDS resources.

JOIN US on the second Monday of every month at the Lucile H. Bluford Branch of the Kansas City Public Library from 10 a.m. to noon. We’ll show a PBS KIDS show, demonstrate a pre-K activity and send you home with a bunch of FREE, at-home activities and resources!

SIGN UP for our newsletter and find out about additional events and resources: www.kcpt.org/InYourNeighborhood

Questions? Email kids@kcpt.org.

Honky Tonk Dance Night and Country Music Preview Party @ Knuckleheads
Sep 9 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Honky Tonk Dance Night and Country Music Preview Party @ Knuckleheads | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

 

Gear up for Ken Burns new documentary series, Country Music, with Kansas City PBS and 90.9 The Bridge at Knuckleheads’ honky-tonk jam session featuring local musicians Dave & Jimmy Nace, Carl Butler and Bobby DeMoss. This free event will also feature sneak peek clips from the upcoming Ken Burns’ documentary series. 

RSVP here.

 

Sep
15
Sun
2019
Downton Abbey Movie Advance Screening @ Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
Sep 15 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Downton Abbey Movie Advance Screening @ Alamo Drafthouse Cinema | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

We cordially invite you to return to Downton Abbey!

Reunite with some of your favorite characters in your favorite castle at KCPT’s exclusive, advance screening of the Downton Abbey movie including an opening reception with a complimentary drink and nibbles while you mingle with fellow fans and relive six seasons of your favorite Abbey moments.

We’ll have drawings for a chance to win Downton Abbey prizes including a grand prize of two tickets to KCPT’s Great British Brunch in 2020.

Come dressed as your favorite character for extra chances to win!

Sep
21
Sat
2019
Meet Curious George & the Man with the Yellow Hat @ Paradise Park
Sep 21 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Meet Curious George & the Man with the Yellow Hat @ Paradise Park | Lee's Summit | Missouri | United States

Join KCPT Kids for an outdoor adventure in Paradise Park’s beautiful backyard. Meet Curious George & the Man with the Yellow Hat, then spend time with your little ones collecting leaves and getting curious about nature on a lovely fall afternoon. Register to win a KCPT Kids’ Curious George prize pack and take away activity sheets to continue the learning back at home. Remember your camera to capture the memories of a special day.

Arrive early to get your time ticket. We have 50 spots per 30-minute time periods on a first-come, first-served basis. Then stay and play or come back at your time to meet Curious George & the Man in the Yellow Hat.

The Meet & Greet is a FREE. All Paradise Park Attractions are available at regular prices. Click here for more information.

Tommy Emmanuel @ Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
Sep 21 @ 8:00 pm
Tommy Emmanuel @ Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

Arguably the greatest living acoustic guitar player and recognized as the elite of the elite, Certified Guitar Player and two-time Grammy nominee Tommy Emmanuel delivers a dazzling performance with flair, unforgettable showmanship, flawless guitar skills and a voluminous repertoire that never fails to amaze and engage his fans. To date, he plays hundreds of sold-out shows every year, from Nashville to Sydney to London.

Joining Emmanuel on tour is Joe Robinson, a self-taught virtuoso guitarist and singer/songwriter whose six-string ability and compositional insight have earned him a worldwide following.

Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below to make your contribution for your tickets in support of Kansas City PBS. You can also make a contribution to KCPT for Emmanuel’s Accomplice One (2018) album or Heart Songs (2019), featuring collaborations with Jason Isbell, J.D. Simo, Amanda Shires, Certified Guitar Player John Knowles and more, in CD format.

View our seating chart for KCPT ticket offer locations. Tickets provided in partnership with AEG Presents.