Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Remembering Vietnam - A Conversation with Dr. Jim Willbanks @ National Archives at Kansas City | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
6:00 pm
On Tuesday, February 27 at 6:30 p.m., the National Archives will host a moderated conversation with Dr. Jim Willbanks who served as an advisor on the Ken Burns and Lynn Novick documentary film The Vietnam …
Mar 1 @ 7:30 am – 3:30 pm
2018 K-12 Technology Conference: Empowering Teachers Today and Tomorrow @ Kauffman Conference Center | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
7:30 am
  KCPT’s K-12 Technology Conference is for teachers, administrators, media specialists, technology coordinators, curriculum directors and anyone interested in the world of education and engaging students. This annual, day-long professional opportunity includes speakers and hands-on learning …
Mar 8 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Early Childhood Teacher Workshop: Promoting Early Literacy @ KCPT Public Television  | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
6:30 pm
This workshop will define early literacy and provide information about how young children develop early literacy skills.  In addition participants will practice strategies designed to promote language development and early literacy skills while making connections between vocabulary, …
Indie Lens Pop-Up | Dolores @ Kansas City Public Library - Plaza Branch
Mar 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Indie Lens Pop-Up | Dolores @ Kansas City Public Library - Plaza Branch | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
2:00 pm
Dolores Huerta might be one of the most important – and yet least known – activists in American history. Co-founder of the first farmworkers union with Cesar Chavez, she was a tireless leader in the fight …
Making Math an Integral Part of Early Language and Literacy in Your Classroom for Early Childhood Providers @ KCPT | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
6:30 pm
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 …
Riverdance – The 20th Anniversary World Tour @ Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Mar 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Riverdance – The 20th Anniversary World Tour @ Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
7:30 pm
The international Irish dance phenomenon returns to North America to capture the imagination of audiences across all ages and cultures. Drawing on Irish traditions, the combined talents of the performers propel Irish dancing and music …
Mar 24 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Mister Rogers Kindness Crawl
1:00 pm
Must be 18 or older Join Kansas City PBS and our community partners, including ServeKC, for the KCPT Mister Rogers Kindness Crawl. Adult participants will use the KC Streetcar (aka our Neighborhood Trolley) to make …
Kristin’s Nutrition Session @ KCPT Community Room
Mar 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Kristin’s Nutrition Session @ KCPT Community Room | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
2:00 pm
In a small group, navigate nutrition labels, grocery store aisle confusion and ever-changing diet fads to achieve a healthier, happier life with Kristin Kirkpatrick, a licensed, Registered Dietitian and the Wellness Manager at the Cleveland …
Strife in the Streets: Kansas City Remembers 1968 @ Kansas City Public Library, Plaza Branch
Mar 26 @ 6:30 pm
Strife in the Streets: Kansas City Remembers 1968 @ Kansas City Public Library, Plaza Branch | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
6:30 pm
Frustrated with the slow pace of civil rights reforms and outraged at the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., protesters in Kansas City took to the streets on April 9, 1968. The four subsequent days …
Apr 1 – Nov 1 all-day
Private Genealogy Consultation with the Midwest Genealogy Center @ Midwest Genealogy Center | Independence | Missouri | United States
12:00 am
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 …
Nature Cat and Wild Kratts Screening at Wildflower Weekend @ Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center
Apr 7 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Nature Cat and Wild Kratts Screening at Wildflower Weekend @ Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
9:30 am
Join Kansas City PBS for a sneak preview of new Nature Cat and Wild Kratts episodes during Wildflower Weekend at the Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center. Screenings will take place at 9:30 a.m. and …
Indie Lens Pop-Up | Look & See: Wendell Berry’s Kentucky @ Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library
Apr 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Indie Lens Pop-Up | Look & See: Wendell Berry's Kentucky @ Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
2:00 pm
Wendell Berry is often called a “prophet for rural America.” The 83-year-old essayist, novelist, and poet–one of our country’s most important living writers–has famously championed agrarian life while living and farming since 1965 in Henry …
Bill Nye: Science Guy | Film Screening @ Extreme Screen at Union Station
Apr 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Bill Nye: Science Guy | Film Screening @ Extreme Screen at Union Station | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
6:30 pm
Bill Nye is a man on a mission: to stop the spread of anti-scientific thinking across the world. The former star of the popular kids show “Bill Nye The Science Guy” is now the CEO …
Apr 19 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Rescheduled - Early Childhood Workshop: Small Parts Create Big Imaginations @ KCPT Public Television  | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
6:30 pm
This workshop was originally scheduled for January 11 but is now scheduled for April 19. This session looks at what learning and kindergarten readiness skills can be learned through using loose parts —materials that can be …
Apr 28 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 pm
Quilts Exhibition Tour featuring "Uncovered: The Ken Burns Collection" @ International Quilt Study Center & Museum | Lincoln | Nebraska | United States
7:00 am
Inspired by our recent series, Why Quilts Matter: History, Art & Politics, we here at Kansas City PBS searched for quilt collections — in their varied techniques, narratives and beauty — to share with you. …
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Meet Daniel Tiger at the Kansas City Zoo @ Kansas City Zoo | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
10:00 am
It’s a beautiful day to join your friends and neighbors at the Kansas City Zoo! Bring your camera and join KCPT Kids inside the Helzberg Penguin Plaza to take a photo with the beloved Daniel Tiger. …
May 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Little Women | Sneak Preview Screening @ Alexander Majors Barn | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
6:30 pm
Jo, Meg, Beth, and Amy—there are few more iconic names in American literature. They are the March sisters of Concord, Massachusetts during the Civil War, created by Louisa May Alcott in her timeless novel “Little …
Pavlo In Concert @ Theatre Lawrence
May 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Pavlo In Concert @ Theatre Lawrence | Lawrence | Kansas | United States
8:00 pm
International and award-winning guitarist Pavlo has built a career spanning over 20 years by offering a musical mix he calls “Mediterranean music” – a blend of Greek, flamenco, Latin, Balkan and contemporary pop influences. His …
Making Math an Integral Part of Early Language and Literacy in Your Classroom for Early Childhood Providers @ KCPT | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
6:30 pm
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 …
Early Childhood Teacher Workshop: Bringing Mindfulness and Yoga in the Classroom @ KCPT Public Television  | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
6:30 pm
Learn to support the mind, body, and whole child by using mindfulness and yoga in your classroom. We’ll introduce the science behind the practice and provide some simple ways to implement mindfulness and yoga into …
Indie Lens Pop-Up | Served Like a Girl @ National WWI Museum and Memorial
May 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Indie Lens Pop-Up | Served Like a Girl @ National WWI Museum and Memorial | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
6:30 pm
Since the advent of the modern American military, women have actively served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Join Kansas City PBS for a free screening of a new documentary, Served Like a Girl, which chronicles …
A Royal Wedding Watch Party @ Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library
May 19 @ 5:30 am – 7:30 am
A Royal Wedding Watch Party @ Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
5:30 am
Watch the Royal Wedding on KCPT live at a free community viewing! The Plaza Library cordially invites you to watch the Royal Wedding of HRH Prince Harry and Miss Meghan Markle on the big screen, …
May 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
James Taylor & His All-Star Band with Special Guest Bonnie Raitt @ Sprint Center | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
7:30 pm
Nationally recognized singer-songwriter James Taylor brings his guitar, his influential songbook and friend Bonnie Raitt to Kansas City this spring. Music admirers of Taylor’s songs can anticipate popular favorites throughout the span of his 40-year …
Brit Floyd: Eclipse World Tour 2018 @ Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
Jun 8 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Brit Floyd: Eclipse World Tour 2018 @ Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
8:00 pm
Widely regarded as the world’s greatest live tribute to Pink Floyd, Brit Floyd returns to the stage for a special recognition of the 45th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s redefining album, The Dark Side of the …
Jun 9 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Ready Jet Go! at Paradise Park @ Paradise Park | Lee's Summit | Missouri | United States
11:00 am
Join KCPT at Paradise Park to meet Ready Jet Go! character, Jet Propulsion! Jet is an “alien” who is inspires a love of earth science, astronomy and space for Earthling kids ages 3 to 8. PBS KIDS’ Ready …
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Early Childhood Anti-Bias Training Workshop @ Kansas City PBS | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
10:00 am
The Early Childhood Initiative of the Anti-Defamation League provides anti-bias training and resources for the early childhood community. The goal of the initiative is to assist caregivers, educators and families in creating and sustaining bias-free …
Jun 16 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
"Climbing Your Family Tree" Genealogy Seminar @ Midwest Genealogy Center | Independence | Missouri | United States
10:30 am
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 a resourceful opportunity to explore your unknown family lineage. Resources …
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Steven Raichlen’s "Project Fire" Live @ Smoke 'N' Fire | Overland Park | Kansas | United States
6:00 pm
Steven Raichlen, host of the PBS show Steven Raichlen’s Project Smoke, returns to Kansas City with a new guide to grilling, PROJECT FIRE, a collection of more than 100 innovative recipes for grilling every kind …
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – Sep 10 @ 5:00 pm
The Great American Read Voting Booth Tour
9:00 am
We want YOU to vote for Kansas City’s Best Loved Book! As part of “The Great American Read,” Kansas City PBS wants your help in determining Kansas City’s best-loved book. Join KCPT at one of …
Jul 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
American Masters: Ted Williams | Free Screening @ Gem Theater | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
6:30 pm
Join KCPT and the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum July 18th for a special, free screening of the new American Masters documentary about Baseball Hall of Famer Ted Williams. During his remarkable career with the Boston …