Tag Archives: Kansas

BELL Comes to Kansas!

I am BEYOND EXCITED to share that the NFB’s BELL Program is finally coming to Kansas this year!  I’ve pasted the email I received regarding the program below. FROM THE MAILBAG: The National Federation of the Blind of Kansas is … 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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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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Ms. Wheelchair Kansas

From the mailbag . . . I am writing to ask for help! We have extended our deadline for Ms Wheelchair applicants this year, but we are having difficulty finding women who may be interested. Do you or your colleagues … Continue reading

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KSSB Summer Programs

This year was Peanut’s very first year at the Kansas State School for the Blind (KSSB) summer school.  It was a three week program that ended this past Friday with a musical extravaganza, and I cannot recommend it enough.  Peanut … Continue reading

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Chick-Fil-A on Metcalf

Where:  6039 Metcalf Ave, Mission, KS 66202 Cost:  Free!  (But you could always buy a sandwich.) Web site:  http://www.cfarestaurant.com/missioncrossing/home On a recent teacher work day, Efrit took Peanut to the Chick-Fil-A on Metcalf to while the afternoon away.  It’s cold, … Continue reading

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(A Small Part of) Antioch Park

Location:  6501 Antioch Road; Merriam, KS Cost:  Free!! Web site:  http://jcprd.com/parks_facilities/antioch_park.cfm If you enter Antioch Park at the entrance closest to Shawnee Mission Parkway and follow the road straight back, you’ll arrive at a big shelter with an A-shaped roof … Continue reading

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IKEA

Location:  6000 IKEA Way, Merriam, KS 66202  (I35 & Johnson Drive–the big blue & yellow store is hard to miss.) Cost:  FREE! Web Site: http://www.ikea.com/us/en/store/merriam Overview: I admit it:  I’m an IKEA lover.  Efrit and I have been fans since Dr. … Continue reading

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CCVI Patio Party

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Eisenhower Park Playground & SprayGround

Location:  Behind Eisenhower Middle School at 2901 N 72nd Street, Kansas City, KS 66101 Cost:  FREE! Web Site:  http://www.wycokck.org/InternetDept.aspx?id=18066&menu_id=1016&banner=15284 You can see more pictures of the park and details about its installation at http://www.rain-drop.com/projects/eisenhower-park-sprayground While playing on the playground behind … Continue reading

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