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.

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
27
Sat
2018
Sesame Street in Communities Workshop for Early Childhood Providers @ Kauffman Conference Center
Oct 27 @ 7:45 am – 11:45 am
Sesame Street in Communities Workshop for Early Childhood Providers @ Kauffman Conference Center  | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

The care and support of early childhood providers can make a huge difference in the life of a young child. Sesame Street in Communities has developed activities and tips to help children overcome adversity and thrive, with hundreds of bilingual multi-media tools to help kids and families enrich and expand their knowledge during the early years of birth through six, a critical window for brain development.

Learn about the free resources Sesame Street in Communities provides to caregivers to support them in areas of health and wellness, social-emotional skills, school’s readiness, and more and how to use them with families and children ages 0-6 at this free workshop.

Early childhood educators, faith-based leaders, and health care providers are encouraged to register for this free event. Breakfast is provided and attendees may earn up to three free clock hours.  This workshop is for adults only.

Session 2:  Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds:  Getting Kids Moving so They Can Thrive in the Classroom is closed -please select another choice.

Session 3: Help, Hope and Healing:  How to Help Young Children Heal form Traumatic Events is closed – please select another choice.

Session Descriptions 

 

Jan
10
Thu
2019
Using the A in STEAM for Early Childhood Providers @ KCPT
Jan 10 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Using the A in STEAM for Early Childhood Providers @ KCPT | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

S.T.E.M-based curriculum brings forth creativity in the child. Adding the A helps build the foundation of science-related knowledge, using the arts to encourage children to express their ideas in a wide variety of creative ways. See how the A in S.T.E.A.M. will tie to the Early Learning Standards and enhance the classroom creativity!

Kelly Carroll, Early Care and Education Specialist, The Family Conservancy

Feb
9
Sat
2019
The Great British Brunch @ 1900 Building
Feb 9 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Great British Brunch @ 1900 Building | Mission Woods | Kansas | United States

Fancy a cuppa? Join us for our annual celebration of British programmes, tea, and trivia at the Great British Brunch!

We’ll recognize the comedies that make us laugh and make room for the dramas and mysteries that we admire—all made possible by donors like you. Bring your best character impressions, don your finest accessories and get in the competitive spirit for this special occasion. A rich variety of tea and brunch fare, both sweet and savory, awaits your presence!

Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below for your ticket to an afternoon of lighthearted fun and fellowship hosted by Nick Haines, KCPT Executive Producer-Public Affairs. Or, make a contribution to KCPT to own the newest season of Doc Martin before it’s premiere on Jan. 5!

KCPT has organized this event in partnership with the 1900 Building.

Feb
28
Thu
2019
2019 K-12 Technology Conference: Innovate, Integrate, Motivate Your Classroom @ Kauffman Foundation Conference Center
Feb 28 @ 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
2019 K-12 Technology Conference: Innovate, Integrate, Motivate Your Classroom @ Kauffman Foundation Conference Center

KCPT’s annual K-12 Technology Conference is for teachers, administrators, computer teachers, media specialists, technology coordinators, curriculum directors and anyone interested in the world of education and engaging students. This daylong professional opportunity includes speakers and hands-on learning with more than 20 sessions designed to empower educators with knowledge and strategies for effectively integrating technology in today’s classrooms.

Augmented Reality Sessions 1 & 4 have been closed.

View the Session Listings.

Mar
14
Thu
2019
Making Math an Integral Part of Early Language and Literacy in Your Classroom for Early Childhood Providers @ KCPT
Mar 14 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Making Math an Integral Part of Early Language and Literacy in Your Classroom for Early Childhood Providers @ KCPT | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
Young children’s successful development of early math skills is directly linked to daily opportunities and experiences with language and concepts of math.
Join us to discover strategies to enhance children’s development of skills related to number concepts, number operations, geometry and spatial sense, comparison, measurement and patterns integrated with ongoing early language and literacy development.
Presenter:  Terrell Mann, Pre-K Master Coach
The Literacy Lab

 

Mar
20
Wed
2019
Who Will Lead KC: The Mayor’s Debate | A Kansas City Week in Review Special @ Kansas City Public Library Plaza Branch
Mar 20 @ 6:00 pm
Who Will Lead KC: The Mayor's Debate | A Kansas City Week in Review Special @ Kansas City Public Library Plaza Branch

A sprawling field of mayoral candidates. Less than two weeks to sort them out.

Nearing Kansas City’s April 2 primary, the leading candidates to succeed outgoing Mayor Sly James gather for a public forum soliciting their stands on the city’s most pressing issues. Nick Haines moderates. Audience members can get involved, submitting their own questions.

This hour-long Kansas City Week in Review special is a partnership with the Kansas City Public Library and will be broadcast on KCPT March 22 at 7:30 p.m. RSVP for this event at the Library’s website.

Local support for Who Will Lead KC is provided by the Health Forward Foundation, Husch Blackwell and AARP Kansas City

Apr
11
Thu
2019
Explore Ireland with Kansas City PBS
Apr 11 – Apr 19 all-day
Explore Ireland with Kansas City PBS

Join fellow Kansas City PBS viewers and travelers for the trip of a lifetime to beautiful Ireland in support of KCPT. We’re partnering again with Collette Vacations to explore Ireland’s emerald landscapes in Spring 2019. Spend nine (9) days touring the best of Ireland, including Dublin, Blarney Castle, Killarney, the Cliffs of Moher and more.

Cultivate your curiosity for culture when you hear traditional Irish music and storytelling, visit a famous distillery, kiss the Blarney Stone, drive along the Ring of Kerry, sip an Irish coffee where it was invented and much more! Enjoy your stay at Castlemartyr Resort, a grand manor house, and be treated royally during your stay at Ireland’s iconic Dromoland Castle.

“Elegant Ireland” Tour
April 11 — April 19, 2019

Tour Highlights:

  • Blarney Castle
  • Castlemartyr Resort
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Dromoland Castle
  • Dublin
  • “Irish Night”
  • Kilkenny farm visit
  • Killarney

Find additional trip details and itinerary for KCPT Elegant Ireland. Don’t miss out. Call Collette at 1-800-581-8942 and reference booking number 892137 for your reservation today.

Apr
13
Sat
2019
[SOLD OUT] KCPT Antique and Fine Art Appraisal Fair @ El Torreon
Apr 13 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

KCPT Antique and Fine Art Appraisal FairInspired by the incredible stories and results seen on “Antiques Roadshow,” KCPT revives its antique and fine art appraisal fair after a four-year hiatus to help you uncover the hidden treasures and dearest heirlooms in your home. Our partnership with KC Auction Company has assembled more than 15 appraisers to evaluate items that fall into these categories:

  • Furniture and Quilts
  • Jewelry, Sterling silver, and Pocket watches
  • Dolls
  • Fine Art
  • Radios and Electronics
  • Ephemera and Photography
  • China and Glassware
  • Couture and Fashion
  • Books and Collectibles
  • Native American art and artifacts
  • Firearms

Please note: stamp and coin collections are not permitted.

Choose from our three (3) ticket offers to attend this event in support of Kansas City PBS:

Early Entry Appraisal | 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Three (3) guests allowed to attend with two (2) items per person

Morning Appraisal Session | 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Two (2) guests allowed to attend with two (2) items per person

Afternoon Appraisal Session |  2 to 4 p.m.
Two (2) guests allowed to attend with two (2) items per person

Review the list of appraisers participating in the 2019 KCPT Antique and Fine Arts Appraisal Fair.

Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below to make your contribution for your tickets to this highly anticipated event. You can also make a contribution for “Antiques Roadshow” related gifts below.

Event organized in partnership with: KC Auction Company and El Torreon KC, Inc.


About KC Auction Company
The KC Auction & Appraisal staff has a passion for history and a real curiosity in the value of heirlooms and other possessions. When it comes to assessing the value of unique items or a wide-ranging collection, the staff brings close to 50 years of expertise and professional experience necessary to establish a verifiable value for every item in your collection. Services include auctions and appraisals of fine art, antiques, jewelry, complete estates, and large collections.

About El Torreon KC
Affectionately known as Home of the Cowtown Ballroom, the El Torreon building is a stunning part of Kansas City’s history since its opening in 1927. It’s also on the forefront of the revitalization of Midtown Kansas City. This premier event space is the perfect backdrop for weddings, music shows, business gatherings, and open houses.