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Wonderscope Sensory-Friendly Night, 8/1/13

Thank you to the CCVI Parents’ Group for this information. On August 1, 2013, Wonderscope is having a sensory-friendly night for children with special needs from 6 to 8 p.m. The price is reduced from their usual rates: $5 for … Continue reading

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An Evening With Tom Sullivan – Canceled

If you’ve been following the news, you’ve probably heard about the major winter storms hitting the midwest.  Last week, we got about a foot of snow here in Kansas City, and the forecast is that we’re going to get up … Continue reading

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“Adventures in Darkness”–An Evening with Tom Sullivan

As part of its ongoing 60th anniversary celebration, CCVI is hosting a free community event on February 27th at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.  See below for details: CCVI 60th Anniversary Free Community Event “ADVENTURES IN DARKNESS” an evening with … Continue reading

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Battle of Westport Visitor Center and Museum

Location: 6601 Swope Parkway, Kansas City, MO (It’s at the West entrance to Swope Park–it will be on your right as you drive through the gates.) Cost: Free! Web site: http://www.battleofwestport.org If you’re interested in Civil War history, you’ll be … Continue reading

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Kansas Children’s Discovery Center

Location: The Kansas Children’s Discovery Center is located in Gage Park at 4400 SW 10th Ave (west of Gage and east of Fairlawn on 10th). Cost: Children under 1 year old:  Free Children:  $6.50 Adults:  $6.50 65+:  $5.50 Web site:  … Continue reading

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C. W. Parker Carousel Museum

Location: 320 South Esplanade in Leavenworth, Kansas. Cost:  The part we went to was free.  It’s $1.25 to ride the carousel, $0.25 to ride the mechanical horse, and $6 to visit the pay parts of the museum. Web site:  http://www.firstcitymuseums.org/carousel_main.htmlContinue reading

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KC Model Railroad Experience

Location: The entrance is on the main floor of Union Station, near the entrance to Science City.  Union Station is at 30 West Pershing Road in Kansas City, Missouri, directly across the street from the Liberty Memorial. Cost:  Free!  They … Continue reading

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Rainforest Adventure

Location: The bottom floor of Crown Center by the Coterie Theater.  Crown Center is at 2450 Grand Boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri. Cost:  Free!  They can validate parking for the parking garage, too. Web site: http://www.crowncenter.com/Event/Event.asp?EventRef=Rainforest The Rainforest Adventure exhibit … Continue reading

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Science City

Location: Science City’s entrance is on the main floor of Union Station.  Union Station is at 30 West Pershing Road in Kansas City, Missouri, directly across the street from the Liberty Memorial. Cost:  As best I can tell, it’s $10 … Continue reading

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Adventures in Reading: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? is written by Bill Martin Jr. and illustrated by Eric Carle of The Very Hungry Caterpillar fame.  Where The Very Hungry Caterpillar features rich, lush illustrations of a caterpillar’s journey to become … Continue reading

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