Apr 11 – Apr 19 all-day
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. …
Apr 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Kansas City Zoo
Meet PBS Kids’ lovable 4-year-old, Daniel Tiger. Bring a camera to capture the ugga muggas and then enjoy a spring day at the zoo with your little ones. Register to win a PBS Kids Playtime …
Apr 27 @ 8:00 pm Folly Theater
A protégé and friend of the legendary jazz master Dizzy Gillespie, 10-time Grammy Award winner Arturo Sandoval has evolved into one of the world’s most acknowledged jazz trumpeters, as well as a renowned classical artist, …
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 …
May 9 @ 8:00 pm Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
In “Now You See Them, Soon You Won’t,” comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short present new material in a variety of musical sketches and conversations about their iconic careers, most memorable encounters, and of …
May 17 @ 6:30 pm Smoke 'N' Fire
Steven Raichlen, host of the PBS show Steven Raichlen’s Project Smoke, returns to Kansas City with new insight on a cult favorite in the culinary world: brisket. “The Brisket Chronicles” is the definitive handbook to …
May 26 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm Union Station
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 …
Jun 8 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm Plexpod
Join the Emmy-winning producer and host of tasteMAKERS, Cat Neville, for a live culinary experience celebrating the flavor of Kansas City’s culinary scene. The live show will screen segments from the Kansas City episode and …
Jun 8 @ 8:00 pm Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
Brit Floyd, the world’s greatest Pink Floyd tribute show, returns to the stage with its most ambitious and best production yet, an extraordinary 40th Anniversary retrospective of Pink Floyd’s iconic rock opera, The Wall. Released …
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.
Jun 29 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Paradise Park
  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 …
Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm Sprint Center
In “Supernatural Now,” the three-month concert celebration will commemorate two essential milestones in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist’s Carlos Santana’s career: the 20th anniversary of the 9-time Grammy Award-winning album, Supernatural and the …
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Frank A. Theis Park
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 …
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 
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Crown Center, Showplace Level 1
Meet Clifford the Big Red Dog on Saturday, Aug. 10 during KCPT KIDS Day at the “Adventures with Clifford the Big Red Dog” exhibit at Crown Center.  From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., join us …
Aug 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Midwest Geneology Center Community Hall
Kansas City PBS and Mid-Continent Public Library, with support from KFKF, will present a sneak peek of the new Ken Burns’ documentary series, Country Music, on Thursday, Aug. 29, at 6:30 p.m. at the Midwest …
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 7 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library
From the Carter Family to Bill Monroe, from Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, and Johnny Cash to Garth Brooks today, a succession of 20th-century performers – stars and lesser-knowns – have laid down the rich, uniquely …
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 …
Sep 21 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm Paradise Park
Join KCPT Kids for an outdoor adventure in Paradise Park’s beautiful backyard. Meet Curious George & the Man with the Yellow Hat, then spend time with your little ones collecting leaves and getting curious about …
Sep 21 @ 8:00 pm Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
Arguably the greatest living acoustic guitar player and recognized as the elite of the elite, Certified Guitar Player and two-time Grammy nominee Tommy Emmanuel delivers a dazzling performance with flair, unforgettable showmanship, flawless guitar skills …
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 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm PNC Plaza at the Power & Light District
KCPT “Be My Neighbor Day,” powered by PNC Grow Up Great®, is a celebration for families featuring tigertastic events with a focus on being a caring neighbor! Join Daniel Tiger of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood for …
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 …