Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm National Archives at Kansas City
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 Kauffman Conference Center
  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 KCPT Public Television
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, …
Mar 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Kansas City Public Library - Plaza Branch
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 …
Mar 14 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm KCPT
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 …
Mar 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
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
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 …
Mar 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm KCPT Community Room
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 …
Mar 26 @ 6:30 pm Kansas City Public Library, Plaza Branch
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 Midwest Genealogy Center
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 …
Apr 7 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center
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 …
Apr 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library
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 …
Apr 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Extreme Screen at Union Station
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 KCPT Public Television
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 International Quilt Study Center & Museum
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 Kansas City Zoo
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 Alexander Majors Barn
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 …
May 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Theatre Lawrence
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 …
May 9 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm KCPT
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 …
May 10 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm KCPT Public Television
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 …
May 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm National WWI Museum and Memorial
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 …
May 19 @ 5:30 am – 7:30 am Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library
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 Sprint Center
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 …
Jun 8 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
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 Paradise Park
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 Kansas City PBS
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 Midwest Genealogy Center
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 Smoke 'N' Fire
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
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 Gem Theater
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 …