Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Lakeside Nature Center
Dive into a day of family nature activities and catch free previews of the newest Splash and Bubbles special “Pole-to-Pole” (10 a.m. and noon) at KC Parks’ Lakeside Nature Center. Learn about fresh and salt water creatures …
Aug 22 – Aug 29 all-day
Join your fellow Kansas City PBS viewers to explore parts of Europe you’ve seen on your favorite MASTERPIECE programs. The trip is a partnership with Collette Vacations and a portion of your ticket goes back …
Sep 15 @ 10:15 am Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library
The psychological toll of military combat was underscored a year ago by the Department of Veterans Affairs, which found suicide rates more than 20 percent higher for America’s veterans than non-veterans. The Veterans Writing Workshop …
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Midwest Genealogy Center
Join us at the Midwest Genealogy Center on Saturday, September 22, for Mid-Continent Public Library’s annual Veterans Salute. This event pays tribute to the service and sacrifice of our community’s veterans. This year, Veteran’s Salute …
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm Union Station Kansas City
Join KCPT for a members-only evening at Dinosaurs Revealed: Journey Across America, an epic adventure of prehistoric discovery inside Union Station. This adventure promises to educate, fascinate and excite imaginations of every age, including the …
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Paradise Park
Celebrate fall at Paradise Park! Bring your camera and take photos of your little ones meeting two of PBS Kids’ most beloved characters, Curious George and The Man With The Yellow Hat. Enjoy a Curious …
Oct 4 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Culinary Center of Kansas City
America’s Test Kitchen is coming to Kansas City! Join co-hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster for a revealing conversation about the inner workings of the test kitchen where recipes are perfected, ingredients are tasted …
Oct 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm The Culinary Center of Kansas City
America’s Test Kitchen is coming to Kansas City! Join co-hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster for a revealing conversation about the inner workings of the test kitchen where recipes are perfected, ingredients are tasted …
Oct 11 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm KCPT
When parents and families support child development and student achievement, promising and positive outcomes are more apt to occur.  Understand the difference between parental involvement and family engagement and learn methodologies and practices to use in …
Oct 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Unity Temple on the Plaza
Kansas City PBS and 90.9 The Bridge bring you The Elders live at Unity Temple on the Plaza. The band, known for its rock ’n’ roll approach to traditional Irish music, brings it’s critically-acclaimed work …
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Toyota Plaza at Children's Mercy Park
Join KCPT, PNC Grow Up Great® and Sporting Kansas City for “Be My Neighbor Day,” a family celebration featuring tigertastic events! The day will include appearances by Daniel Tiger of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, entertainment and hands-on learning activities focused on being a caring neighbor! Scheduled events: 10 a.m. to Noon …
Oct 13 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm JCCC Carlsen Center
A multiple Grammy winner and Country Music Hall of Fame inductee, Emmylou Harris is known as much for her eloquently straightforward songwriting as for her incomparably expressive singing. Harris is one of the most admired …
Oct 18 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Sprint Center
For more than 50 years, the enduring spirit of Fleetwood Mac — and its incredible body of great music — has connected with generations of people all over the world. Fleetwood Mac has sold more …
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm National WWI Museum and Memorial
As part of Veterans Coming Home, KCPT is partnering with Charlie Mike Theatre Company and the National WWI Museum and Memorial on two performances of the play “Women and War” on October 20 and 21. …
Oct 21 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm National WWI Museum and Memorial
As part of Veterans Coming Home, KCPT is partnering with Charlie Mike Theatre Company and the National WWI Museum and Memorial on two performances of the play “Women and War” on October 20 and 21. …
Oct 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Lawrence Public Library
The votes are in and it’s time to celebrate The Great American Read! Join Kansas City PBS, Lawrence Public Library and KU Libraries for a grand finale watch party on Tuesday October 23rd at 7pm. …
Oct 24 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm Abe and Jake's Landing
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 …
Oct 27 @ 7:45 am – 11:45 am Kauffman Conference Center
The care and support of early childhood providers can make a huge difference in the life of a young child. Sesame Street in Communities has developed activities and tips to help children overcome adversity and …
Nov 1 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Plexpod Westport Commons
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 …
Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library
The marginalization of Native Americans wasn’t simply a crime of our country’s distant, unenlightened past. The documentary Dawnland chronicles the effort in one state, Maine, to come to terms with a practice that endured through …
Nov 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm JCCC Carlsen Center
The Emmy-winning Fab Four is elevated far above every other Beatles tribute band because of its precise attention to detail. With uncanny, note-for-note live renditions of Beatles’ classics, such as “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “Yesterday,” …
Nov 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
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 …
Nov 18 @ 7:00 pm The Carlsen Center
Celebrating ten years as The Priests, Fathers Eugene O’Hagan, Martin O’Hagan, and David Delargy will again bring together people of all faiths in an uplifting concert this fall. The trio hail from Northern Ireland, where …
Nov 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
NOTE: This concert has been canceled as of 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 25 due to inclement weather conditions affecting our area with no plans to reschedule at this time. Celtic Thunder returns to Kansas …
Nov 30 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Having performed more than 1000 concerts around the world, The Texas Tenors return to the Kansas City stage with new music from their first studio album in four years, RISE. This album has gathered multiple …
Dec 8 @ 2:00 pm The Carlsen Center
Let’s get Hip to the Holidays, as Under the Streetlamp celebrates with a joyous performance of your favorite holiday tunes plus songs from the American Radio Songbook. Oh, what fun it is to dance in the aisles …
Dec 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Sprint Center
Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) returns to Kansas City with its highly-anticipated 2018 winter tour, marking the band’s 20th consecutive year of touring. TSO’s annual winter multi-sensory extravaganza, which sells out venues year after year, has cemented …
Dec 26 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Sprint Center
Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) returns to Kansas City with its highly-anticipated 2018 winter tour, marking the band’s 20th consecutive year of touring. TSO’s annual winter multi-sensory extravaganza, which sells out venues year after year, has cemented …
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. …