Apr
1
Sun
2018
Private Genealogy Consultation with the Midwest Genealogy Center @ Midwest Genealogy Center
Apr 1 – Nov 1 all-day

Inspired by the popular series Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr., Kansas City PBS has partnered with the Midwest Genealogy Center to offer an exclusive opportunity to help you explore incomplete and unknown narratives of your family history with a genealogy librarian of the Midwest Genealogy Center. In this 2-hour consultation, you are encouraged to bring your questions, photos, heirlooms and oral histories to start or continue your ancestral journey.

Consultation details:

  • Consultation appointments available starting April 1 – Nov. 1, 2018
  • Up two (2) persons allowed to attend consultation
  • Consultation length: Two (2) hours
  • No items are required in advance of consultation; items and questions should be ready at the time of consultation
  • Consultation should not be mistaken for genealogy research by Midwest Genealogy Center.
  • Consultation appointments scheduled by donor with Midwest Genealogy Center after instruction letter is received from Kansas City PBS (KCPT).
    Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below to make your contribution for your ticket to begin your ancestral journey with Kansas City PBS.

Kansas City PBS has organized this event in partnership with Midwest Genealogy Center.

Mid-Continent Public Library | Midwest Genealogy Center

Sep
27
Thu
2018
After Dark with KCPT at ‘Dinosaurs Revealed’ @ Union Station Kansas City
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm
After Dark with KCPT at ‘Dinosaurs Revealed’ @ Union Station Kansas City | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

Join KCPT for a members-only evening at Dinosaurs Revealed: Journey Across America, an epic adventure of prehistoric discovery inside Union Station. This adventure promises to educate, fascinate and excite imaginations of every age, including the history buffs, armchair explorers, and outdoor enthusiasts among us!

Engage in a behind-the-scenes conversation with Kliff Kuehl (KCPT) and George Guastello (Union Station) about the creation of Dinosaurs Revealed, interact with 3D science exhibits, and learn what it takes to reveal and recover fossilized remains from 252 million years ago found in North America. Recommended for ages 12 years and older.

Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below for your ticket to join us after dark! Or make your contribution for the clever Disappearing Dinosaur mug or our Digging Dinosaurs DVD collection.

Event includes:

  • Food & Beverage reception
  • Behind-the-Scenes discussion with George Guastello, Kliff Kuehl, and Dr. David A. Burnham, KU paleontologist
  • One (1) ticket per person to Dinosaurs Revealed: Journey Across America (for use on event date)
  • One (1) pass per person to Dinosaurs Alive! 3D screening (for use after event date)

KCPT has organized this event in partnership with Union Station Kansas City.


Dr. David A. Burnham is a paleontologist at KU’s Biodiversity Institute and specializes in dinosaur research and public outreach. He has traveled around the globe documenting the natural history of dinosaurs and has published extensively on raptors and T. rex. Currently, his lab at the KU Natural History Museum is working on a T. rex and this summer’s fieldwork will continue the excavation in Montana.

Sep
29
Sat
2018
Meet Curious George at Paradise Park! @ Paradise Park
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Meet Curious George at Paradise Park! @ Paradise Park | Lee's Summit | Missouri | United States

Celebrate fall at Paradise Park! Bring your camera and take photos of your little ones meeting two of PBS Kids’ most beloved characters, Curious George and The Man With The Yellow Hat. Enjoy a Curious George story time and learn how to carve curiously unique pumpkins.

The Meet & Greet is free; arrive early to get your time slot ticket (grouped in half hour increments). All Paradise Park attractions are available at regular prices.

Oct
4
Thu
2018
In the Kitchen with Julia and Bridget, Hosts of ‘America’s Test Kitchen’ @ The Culinary Center of Kansas City
Oct 4 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

America’s Test Kitchen is coming to Kansas City! Join co-hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster for a revealing conversation about the inner workings of the test kitchen where recipes are perfected, ingredients are tasted and equipment is tested all with the goal of helping home cooks experience success in the kitchen. With some help from the audience, they’ll demonstrate what it takes to be a test cook while sharing surprising and game-changing tips and tricks that will change how you cook. Plan to be entertained, and come ready with your questions—Julia and Bridget want to help solve your biggest kitchen challenges!

A single session ticket includes:

  • Appetizers from America’s Test Kitchen and Cook’s Country recipe collections
  • Cooking demonstrations by Julia and Bridget
  • Meet & Greet and photo with Julia and Bridget
  • Q&A with Julia and Bridget

Ticket Options


Julia Collin Davison is executive editor for the book division of America’s Test Kitchen, co-host of America’s Test Kitchen, and an on-screen test cook for Cook’s Country from America’s Test Kitchen. She began working as a test cook for Cook’s Illustrated in 1999 and is responsible for the food and recipe development for all America’s Test Kitchen cookbooks. Before coming to America’s Test Kitchen, Julia worked in Albany, the Berkshires, San Francisco, and the Napa Valley at several restaurants, catering companies, schools, and wineries.

Bridget Lancaster is the executive editor for new media, television, and radio at America’s Test Kitchen, co-host of America’s Test Kitchen, and an on-screen test cook for Cook’s Country from America’s Test Kitchen. She joined the Cook’s Illustrated team in 1998 and is an original cast member of both television shows, as well as a co-host for America’s Test Kitchen Radio. Bridget currently serves as the lead instructor for the America’s Test Kitchen Online Cooking School and helps develop and produce courses for the school.

In Cooking at Home with Bridget and Julia (Oct 2017), Bridget and Julia get personal and pull back the curtain on their lives, their families, and the recipes they like to cook when they are off camera. From the fluffiest pancakes to crisp, perfect roast chicken, to dessert showstoppers like chocolate-espresso dacquoise, this is a collection of 150 of their all-time favorite America’s Test Kitchen recipes (and the variations that they make for their families). Each recipe features fun, behind-the-scenes stories, entertaining tips, and kitchen shortcuts.

 

KCPT has organized this event in partnership with The Culinary Center of Kansas City.

Culinary Center of Kansas City logo

In the Kitchen with Julia and Bridget, Hosts of ‘America’s Test Kitchen’ @ The Culinary Center of Kansas City
Oct 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

America’s Test Kitchen is coming to Kansas City! Join co-hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster for a revealing conversation about the inner workings of the test kitchen where recipes are perfected, ingredients are tasted and equipment is tested all with the goal of helping home cooks experience success in the kitchen. With some help from the audience, they’ll demonstrate what it takes to be a test cook while sharing surprising and game-changing tips and tricks that will change how you cook. Plan to be entertained, and come ready with your questions—Julia and Bridget want to help solve your biggest kitchen challenges!

A single session ticket includes:

  • Appetizers from America’s Test Kitchen and Cook’s Country recipe collections
  • Cooking demonstrations by Julia and Bridget
  • Meet & Greet and photo with Julia and Bridget
  • Q&A with Julia and Bridget

Ticket Options


Julia Collin Davison is executive editor for the book division of America’s Test Kitchen, co-host of America’s Test Kitchen, and an on-screen test cook for Cook’s Country from America’s Test Kitchen. She began working as a test cook for Cook’s Illustrated in 1999 and is responsible for the food and recipe development for all America’s Test Kitchen cookbooks. Before coming to America’s Test Kitchen, Julia worked in Albany, the Berkshires, San Francisco, and the Napa Valley at several restaurants, catering companies, schools, and wineries.

Bridget Lancaster is the executive editor for new media, television, and radio at America’s Test Kitchen, co-host of America’s Test Kitchen, and an on-screen test cook for Cook’s Country from America’s Test Kitchen. She joined the Cook’s Illustrated team in 1998 and is an original cast member of both television shows, as well as a co-host for America’s Test Kitchen Radio. Bridget currently serves as the lead instructor for the America’s Test Kitchen Online Cooking School and helps develop and produce courses for the school.

In Cooking at Home with Bridget and Julia (Oct 2017), Bridget and Julia get personal and pull back the curtain on their lives, their families, and the recipes they like to cook when they are off camera. From the fluffiest pancakes to crisp, perfect roast chicken, to dessert showstoppers like chocolate-espresso dacquoise, this is a collection of 150 of their all-time favorite America’s Test Kitchen recipes (and the variations that they make for their families). Each recipe features fun, behind-the-scenes stories, entertaining tips, and kitchen shortcuts.

 

KCPT has organized this event in partnership with The Culinary Center of Kansas City.

Culinary Center of Kansas City logo

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 7 p.m.

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.

Oct
13
Sat
2018
Be My Neighbor Day @ Toyota Plaza at Children's Mercy Park
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Be My Neighbor Day @ Toyota Plaza at Children's Mercy Park | Kansas City | Kansas | United States

Join KCPT, PNC Grow Up Great® and Sporting Kansas City for “Be My Neighbor Day,” a family celebration featuring tigertastic events! The day will include appearances by Daniel Tiger of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, entertainment and hands-on learning activities focused on being a caring neighbor!

Do your first act of kindness by bringing a pair of gently used or new shoes to donate to the Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Shoe Drive, benefiting Soles4Souls.

RSVP on Eventbrite for easy check-in the day of the event and to be entered to win a free PBS KIDS Playtime Pad, a kid-safe tablet that provides access to PBS KIDS videos, games and apps.

Emmylou Harris @ JCCC Carlsen Center
Oct 13 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Emmylou Harris @ JCCC Carlsen Center | Overland Park | Kansas | United States

A multiple Grammy winner and Country Music Hall of Fame inductee, Emmylou Harris is known as much for her eloquently straightforward songwriting as for her incomparably expressive singing. Harris is one of the most admired and influential women in music. She has recorded with an impressive group of diverse artists, selling more than 15 million records and garnering 14 Grammy Awards — including this year’s Grammy for “Best Americana album” with Rodney Crowell — three CMA Awards, and two Americana Awards.

Forty years into her career, Harris continues to share her hard-earned wisdom but never stops looking ahead. Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below to make your contribution for your tickets in support of Kansas City PBS!

View our seating chart for KCPT ticket offer locations.

Tickets provided in partnership with JCCC Carlsen Center.

Oct
18
Thu
2018
Fleetwood Mac @ Sprint Center
Oct 18 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Fleetwood Mac @ Sprint Center | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

For more than 50 years, the enduring spirit of Fleetwood Mac — and its incredible body of great music — has connected with generations of people all over the world. Fleetwood Mac has sold more than 100 million records worldwide and the Grammy-winning band was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.

The 2018 concert tour will feature Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Stevie Nicks and Christine McVie along with newcomers Mike Campbell and Neil Finn.

Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below to make your contribution for your tickets in support of Kansas City PBS! Or make your contribution for the Fleetwood Mac Deluxe Set for remastered and unreleased music from the album Fleetwood Mac in CD, Audio DVD and LP formats.

View our seating chart for KCPT ticket offer locations.