Category Archives: Kansas City Metro Area

Ring my BELL

I am absolutely delighted to share that the NFB’s Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning (BELL) academy is finally coming to Kansas City!!  Unfortunately, it conflicts with KSSB’s K-S.E.E. ESY program–the first week of BELL overlaps the last week of K-S.E.E.  … Continue reading

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It’s time to Trolley

It’s time to register for the 2018 Trolley Run!!  The race happens rain or shine on April 29th–we hope to see you there! Sign up by visiting http://trolleyrun.org/registration

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Summer Care in Kansas City

As we hurtle through the spring semester, parents start planning their kids’ summer activities.  If you’re like us, you need full-day care so you and your partner can work; this limits the camp options in the Kansas City metro area.  … Continue reading

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Urban Air

Location:  14401 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66223 Cost:  Pricey.  The amount you pay relates to the options you choose.  In my instance, I had a 5-yo, 8-yo, and an adult; I paid for two hours bounce time for the … Continue reading

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Time to Sign Up for Trolley Run!!

One of Peanut’s favorite events of the year is rapidly approaching–CCVI’s Trolley Run!  Where else can you run (or walk–we walk!) an easy, flat-to-downhill course; support a FANTASTIC cause; and even have the chance to win a BRAND NEW CAR … Continue reading

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Living Well With a Disability

The Whole Person is offering a twelve-week health promotion & wellness workshop for people with disabilities or chronic illnesses.  Click the following link for their .pdf brochure:  LWWD MAR_2016 edited

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Tavern in the Village

Location:  3901 Prairie Lane, Prairie Village, KS 66208 Cost:  Varies, depending on what you order.  You can see menus at the Web site below.  They also have a $5 children’s menu that’s not included on the site (this includes their … Continue reading

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Winter/Spring Challenger Programs

The YMCA Challenger program is gearing up for Winter/Spring sports.  Challenger athletics are for anyone with a disability from ages 3-30; they also offer a variety of meet-ups for teens and older children.  We’re getting ready to try our very … Continue reading

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Adaptive Yoga

MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital in Overland Park is offering an Adaptive Yoga class for people with disabilities and their families on the last Tuesday of every month.  I’ve attached a .pdf of the first month’s invitation here: SCIintrotoyoga1.26.16

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Crown Center’s Fairy Tale Village

Location:  The bottom floor of Crown Center by the Coterie Theatre.  Crown Center is at 2450 Grand Blvd in Kansas City, MO. Cost:  Free!  They can also validate your parking. Web site:  http://www.crowncenter.com/Event-List/fairy-tale-village A few weekends ago, we ventured out … Continue reading

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