Jan 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library
Efforts to marginalize Native Americans and their culture could not diminish their transformational impact on popular music, from the Delta blues and jazz to present-day hip-hop. Native artists such as electric guitar pioneer Link Wray, …
Jan 10 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm KCPT
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. …
Feb 9 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Strange Days Brewing Company
Join Kansas City PBS and Strange Days Brewing Company for a watch party of the acclaimed documentary about PBS pioneer Fred Rogers, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” on Saturday, Feb. 9 from 6:30 to 9 …
Feb 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Jenkin and Barbara David Theater, Park University
In 1956, America announced a new Cold War weapon to combat the U.S.S.R. Jazz musicians like Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie and Dave Brubeck, along with their racially-integrated bands, would cross the globe to …
Feb 28 @ 8:00 am – 3:30 pm 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 …
Mar 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library
For over 30 years, Fred Rogers was beamed daily into homes across America where he and his cast of puppets and friends spoke simply and directly to young children about some of life’s weightiest issues. …
Mar 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Bruce R. Watkins Center & Museum
Join Kansas City PBS, the Midwest Genealogy Center and the Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Center and Museum for special screening and discussion of the groundbreaking series Finding Your Roots. Local experts will talk about resources, …
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 …
Apr 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm University of Kansas Medical Center, Health Education Building, Rm B102
Set against the backdrop of the physician shortage and opioid epidemic in rural America, The Providers follows three healthcare providers in northern New Mexico. They work at El Centro, a small group of safety-net clinics …
Apr 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library
Nightly news cameras trained on the flames, the looting, and the chaos that gripped Baltimore in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray in April 2015. Filmmaker Marilyn Ness sought, and found, more. Her …
May 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library
For 15 weeks, from the start of their season to the 2016 Alabama state tournament, the wrestlers at Huntsville’s J.O. Johnson High School endured both the demands of their sport and the trials of life …
May 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm KCPT
We all know and expect that each child will be a unique individual and we design our classrooms and our teaching to support and embrace all children. Yet, when it comes to adults, one of …
Jun 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm KCPT
Engaging in dialogue with those who are different than us is becoming more and more common and in a world where language continues to evolve, navigating the social landscape is becoming more challenging. Participants will …
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Union Station Extreme Screen
Get a sneak peek of the three-part PBS American Experience series Chasing the Moon with KCPT and Union Station. Science City educators will facilitate science experiments for kids at heart.
Aug 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm KCPT
Robots 101 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. Register.MadScience.org/KansasCity 
Sep 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Gem Theater
Join KCPT, the American Jazz Museum and the Mutual Musicians Foundation for a preview of Ken Burns’ Country Music and a demonstration of country music’s shared roots with blues and jazz by D Black (drums) …
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Kansas City Public Library: Lucile H. Bluford Branch
Are you a parent, family member or neighbor that takes care of a pre-K child? Do you live in the 64128 zip code? KCPT KIDS In Your Neighborhood wants to help you prepare your preschooler for …
Sep 9 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Knuckleheads
  Gear up for Ken Burns new documentary series, Country Music, with Kansas City PBS and 90.9 The Bridge at Knuckleheads’ honky-tonk jam session featuring local musicians Dave & Jimmy Nace, Carl Butler and Bobby DeMoss. …
Sep 15 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
We cordially invite you to return to Downton Abbey! Reunite with some of your favorite characters in your favorite castle at KCPT’s exclusive, advance screening of the Downton Abbey movie including an opening reception with a complimentary drink …
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm KCPT Public Television
What can we do to improve children’s educational experiences and gains? One great answer is family engagement. This training workshop will focus heavily on developing innovative techniques attendees can use to engage hard-to-serve families and …
Oct 12 @ 8:00 am – 11:45 am The Kauffman Foundation Conference Center
Early Childhood providers’ care and support can make a huge difference in the life of a young child. Sesame Street in Communities supports caregivers with resources designed to help children overcome adversity and thrive, covering areas …
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Kansas City Public Library: Lucile H. Bluford Branch
Are you a parent, family member or neighbor that takes care of a pre-K child? Do you live in the 64128 zip code? KCPT KIDS In Your Neighborhood wants to help you prepare your preschooler for …
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join KCPT and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art for a preview of a new American Masters featuring artist Mark Rothko on Friday, Oct. 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the T. Atkins Auditorium. Rothko: Pictures Must Be Miraculous explores the life …
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Kansas City Public Library: Lucile H. Bluford Branch
Are you a parent, family member or neighbor that takes care of a pre-K child? Do you live in the 64128 zip code? KCPT KIDS In Your Neighborhood wants to help you prepare your preschooler for …
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Kansas City Public Library: Lucile H. Bluford Branch
Are you a parent, family member or neighbor that takes care of a pre-K child? Do you live in the 64128 zip code? KCPT KIDS In Your Neighborhood wants to help you prepare your preschooler for …
Jan 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm KCPT Public Television
One in four children in the United States will experience an event that may cause physical, emotional or psychological distress and may threaten their safety, health and happiness in big and lasting ways. But with …
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Kansas City Public Library: Lucile H. Bluford Branch
Are you a parent, family member or neighbor that takes care of a pre-K child? Do you live in the 64128 zip code? KCPT KIDS In Your Neighborhood wants to help you prepare your preschooler for …
Jan 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Don Bosco Senior Center
No Passport Required explores other cultures through the cuisine of America’s thriving immigrant communities. Watch selected scenes from the new season at this special screening. Danielle Lehman of Open Belly podcast will moderate a panel …
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Kansas City Public Library: Lucile H. Bluford Branch
Are you a parent, family member or neighbor that takes care of a pre-K child? Do you live in the 64128 zip code? KCPT KIDS In Your Neighborhood wants to help you prepare your preschooler for …
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Gem Theater
Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Negro National League. Join KCPT for a sneak peek screening of “A Century of Change: The Negro Leagues Centennial” in the historic 18th & Vine District where it all …