Join us on the dark side of literature, history, classics, theater, and more! The Hall Center for the Humanities presents a one-of-a-kind “science fair for the humanities” Halloween-themed celebration at Abe & Jakes landing in downtown Lawrence, KS. Free and open to the public, doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the event will run through 9:00 p.m. This is an all-ages event that will feature work from a wide range of KU scholars and independent scholars from all over Kansas.
Doing away with the traditional lecture format for humanities scholarship, Haunting Humanities creates a new kind of experience designed to appeal to a wide array of audiences, from young adults to senior citizens, from those with extensive humanities education and experience to those who may not fully understand what the term “humanities” even means. Visitors will be given a map of the space and invited to guide themselves through a series of innovative presentations, activities, games and performances at their own pace. Scholars will engage audiences in a variety of ways – from an “escape room” based on the 1895 real-life murder of Kansan Tom Patton to an opportunity to get made-up to look like a witch while learning about the history and symbolism of witches in western literature. The evening will culminate with a 12-minute dance performance inspired by ghostly tales from Lawrence’s past, choreographed by KU Dance Lecturer Maya Tillman-Rayton, and the chance for audience members to chat one-on-one with participating scholars about their research.
Learn more here.
Join us for our first of six Facebook Live events as part of Flatland’s new Facebook Live series, “Depth of Field.” Local filmmaker Morgan Cooper moderates a 45-minute conversation with creative Kansas Citians who are making an impact locally. The event is free, but an RSVP is required.
This first discussion brings together marketing strategist Ashli Harris and Strange Music video producer Kerry Rounds.
Before and after the Facebook Live at 5:30 , enjoy appetizers and a complimentary beer or glass of wine.
These Facebook Live discussions, filmed at the Plexpod Westport Commons, are open to the public and will delve into artistic achievements in and around Kansas City. Cooper will analyze the impact of national conversations on Kansas City, celebrate the talent found within the city we think we know and certainly love, and shed light on the local creative scene.
Join us for appitizers, a complimentary beer or glass of wine and plenty of conversation before and after you watch the Facebook Live, which begins at 5:30.
It’s off “To the Creature Rescue!” as the Kratt brothers, Martin and Chris, come to life in a classical Wild Kratts story. Through hilarious pratfalls and fantastic animal “wow facts,” the Wild Kratts team rescue its favorite invention from Zach’s clutches, so the animals of the creature world are safe once again. Watch as the Kratt brothers activate fan favorite Creature Power Suits and demonstrate the amazing abilities of animals, such as the rhinoceros and the caracal!
Experience, live-on-stage, the astounding creature fundamentals, and the infectious excitement and inspiring quest of the Kratt brothers that make the hit PBS Kids series, Wild Kratts, so popular with your creature-loving family.
Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below to make your contribution for your tickets in support of Kansas City PBS. Ticket availability to the general public through the Kauffman Center starting on Friday, May 11.
A contribution total of $123 or greater qualifies you for a KCPT Family Membership, allowing us to continue bringing you the experiences you value.
View our seating chart for ticket offer locations.
KCPT and the Kansas City, Kansas Public Library invite you to “Explore the Outdoors” this April! Get a sneak peek at new episodes of Wild Kratts (10:30 a.m.) and Nature Cat (11:30 a.m.), go on a nature scavenger hunt, make crafts, learn about animals and plants and meet Nature Cat at the F.L. Schlagle Library on Saturday, April 6. After the event, enjoy Wyandotte County Lake Park’s picnic areas, playgrounds and fishing areas.
For more information on the event, contact email@example.com. For information about the F.L. Schlagle Library or the surrounding park, call 913-295-8250.
Celebrate Memorial Day at Union Station with KCPT and the Kansas City Symphony on Sunday, May 26 during the annual Bank of America Celebration at the Station. Make sure to visit KCPT KIDS in the Bayer Family Zone where Arthur will be making regular appearances. The grounds open at 3 p.m. with events leading up to an 8 p.m. performance by the Kansas City Symphony and fireworks at 9:40 p.m.
Have a beautiful day with your friends Daniel Tiger and Katerina Kittycat—from Daytime Emmy® Award-winning PBS Kids program Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood —at Paradise Park. Join us for fun, neighborly activities, giveaways and a Daniel Tiger story time. Register for the chance to win a PBS Kids Playtime Pad. 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 Daniel & Katerina!
The Meet & Greet is a FREE. All Paradise Park Attractions are available at regular prices.
Join your Sesame Street friends for a fun, interactive family festival and stage show, a giant maze, a treasure dig, photo opportunities, sweepstakes, a cookies-and-milk snack station, and more!
Register at Eventbrite for this free event.
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.