Aug
19
Sat
2017
Meet Daniel Tiger at the Kansas City Zoo @ Kansas City Zoo
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Meet Daniel Tiger at the Kansas City Zoo @ Kansas City Zoo | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

Join KCPT and Meet Daniel Tiger at the Kansas City Zoo!  Bring your camera for a photo with Daniel Tiger.  We’ll be in the Penguin Plaza from 10:00 am – 2 pm on Saturday, August 19.  Be sure to stop by KCPT’s table and learn more about Daniel Tiger’s shows on the new 24/7 PBS Kids Channel, KCPT 19.4. Hope to see you at the Zoo!

Nov
4
Sat
2017
Be My Neighbor Day @ Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center
Nov 4 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Be My Neighbor Day @ Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

‘Be My Neighbor Day’ is a daylong celebration for families, supported by PNC Grow Up Great®, featuring tiger-tastic activities that focus on being a caring neighbor to people and wildlife! Join Daniel Tiger of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood for hands-on learning activities, performances by StoneLion Puppet Theatre and more. Bring a canned good or a sweater to share with someone in need.

Attendees will receive a passport encouraging them to participate in activities including making wildflower seed balls for neighbors, creating leaf rubbing cards to distribute through KC for Refugees, making kindness rocks with Kids for Vets, and puppet making as part of PNC Grow Up Great, as well as activities led by Initiative PB & J and Science City at Union Station.  

The day’s schedule of activities includes the Discovery Center’s Nature Nuts Storytelling (9 a.m., 11 a.m., and 1 p.m.), music from Mr. Stinky Feet (10:30 a.m.), Let’s Read with Literacy KC (11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.) and a performance of the “The Little Red Hen’s Garden” by the Stone Lion Puppet Theatre (2 p.m.).

Tell us how many are in your group by RSVPing, and we’ll register you to win a PBS Kids Playtime Pad! You can also add on a prescheduled time for your group or family to meet Daniel Tiger (one per group)! No add-on tickets left? We will accommodate walk-ups to the best of our ability throughout the day!

RSVP at Eventbrite.

Supported by PNC Grow Up Great®

Oct
11
Thu
2018
Preparing Parents to Stay Engaged with Their Child’s Educators From ECH – 12th Grade @ KCPT
Oct 11 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Preparing Parents to Stay Engaged with Their Child’s Educators From ECH - 12th Grade @ KCPT | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

When parents and families support child development and student achievement, promising and positive outcomes are more apt to occur.  Understand the difference between parental involvement and family engagement and learn methodologies and practices to use in your everyday work with children aged preschool through 12th grade and families.  Participants will work together in groups to build family engagement plans and framework ideas for their programs and schools.

Oct
12
Fri
2018
The Elders Live at Unity Temple @ Unity Temple on the Plaza
Oct 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Elders Live at Unity Temple @ Unity Temple on the Plaza | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

Kansas City PBS and 90.9 The Bridge bring you The Elders live at Unity Temple on the Plaza. The band, known for its rock ’n’ roll approach to traditional Irish music, brings it’s critically-acclaimed work to a stunning venue known throughout the Kansas City community. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets will be available at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at will call inside Unity Temple.

The performance, presented by Kansas City Power and Light, offers the band’s loyal fan base the chance to revel in the exhilarating dynamic that is an Elders concert before the band completes its final year touring.  

If you can’t make it to the concert, but still want to revel in The Elders’ performance, listen live to 90.9 The Bridge on the radio, our website or our 90.9 The Bridge app. Then, see the concert on TV in early 2019.

In conjunction with the exhilarating performance, look for KCPT’s documentary “Going to Arklow: The Elders Travel Home,” early next year. The band invites KCPT on an all-access immersive journey back home for it’s 15th annual guided bus Tour of Ireland. With unfettered access to the band members, KCPT captures the personalities that connect The Elders to their die-hard fans.

The 12-day tour explores the beautiful landscape of Ireland and introduces fans to the towns and sites the helped shape The Elders’ music, including the inspiration for hits like, “Moore Street Girls” and “Golden Ghost.” Lead singer Ian Byrne welcomes fans to his hometown of Arklow and offers a glimpse into the life of being an Irish-American and the balancing act that comes with being an immigrant.