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23 Saturday February 23, 2019 • 7:30 pm • Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts • Varies

Kansas City Ballet Presents “Lady of the Camellias”

Armand, a young countryman crosses paths with the ravishing courtesan Marguerite in a chance meeting that leads to a passionate, but doomed love. Val Caniparoli’s popular adaptation of this classic story is set to the romantic score by Frédéric Chopin, and deftly depicts the saga of beauty, extravagance, jealousy, deception and heartbreak. Alexandre Dumas’ tragic tale has inspired many adaptations, including the 2001 hit movie Moulin Rouge! starring Nicole Kidman as well as Verdi’s popular opera La Traviata.   Single tickets will go on sale Aug. 13. http://ticketing.kcballet.org/single/PSDetail.aspx?psn=13630 To purchase a subscription, visit http://www.kcballet.org/performances-tickets/subscribe/ info

1601 Broadway, Kansas City, MO, 64108
7:30 pm
RSVP


23 Saturday February 23, 2019 • See website • KU Edwards Campus • Free

Strategies Event Series

To support a vision of professional development for our colleagues in the Kansas City metropolitan area, we have partnered with the KU Edwards Campus to host the Strategies Event Series, as a continuation of the summer Strategies Conference hosted in Lawrence each year. We invite all PK-12 educators, as well as others who are interested, to join us for a free professional development event series in Overland Park, Kansas. Please RSVP online to attend, so that we can ensure there are enough refreshments, chairs, and copies of handouts provided for all. info

See website


23 Saturday February 23, 2019 • TBA • Midland Theatre • See website

Spay-Ghetti and No Balls 2019

The annual Spay-Ghetti and No Balls gala will be at the Midland Theatre on Feb. 23. More information is yet to be announced. info

TBA


23 Saturday February 23, 2019 • 4:30 p.m. • OP Convention Center • TBA

Benedictine Scholarship Ball 2019

The Benedictine Scholarship Ball in 2019 will be on Feb. 23 at the Overland Park Convention Center. Mass is at 4:30 p.m., and the cocktail reception starts at 5:30 p.m. Pricing information will be announced at a later date. info

4:30 p.m.


23 Saturday February 23, 2019 • 5-9pm • Powell Gardens • $75

Wassail Celebration & Feast

Wassail Celebration & Feast  Saturday, February 23 | 5-9 p.m. Chef: Robert Brassard, Broadmoor Bistro and Shawnee Mission Culinary Arts Program Students Host: Jill Silva $75 (Members receive 10% off) Usher in the New Year with the seventh annual Wassail Celebration & Feast at Powell Gardens. Also referred to as a wintertime drink of spiced wine or ale, the word wassail comes from the Anglo-Saxon greeting “wes hal,” meaning to “be of good health.” This seasonal dinner is prepared by students from Shawnee Mission Culinary Arts Program under the direction of Head Chef Robert Brassard and Chef Justin Hoffman and… info

1609 NW U.S. Hwy 50, Kingsville, MO, 64061 map it
5-9pm
RSVP
(816) 697-2600 ext 306


Featured Events

01 Friday February 1, 2019 • 3 p.m. • OP Convention Center • See website

2019 Good Living KC Expo

The Good Living KC Expo is Kansas City’s newest and largest fitness and healthy living event. It will feature 200+ vendors and sponsors at a time of the year when everyone is creating their new year’s resolutions. We want to ensure your goals are met! Our goal is to create an interactive, experiential event, highlighting the importance of “living the good life” through staying fit, active and healthy. This 2-day event targets everyone who want to enhance or maintain their lifestyle through fitness, nutrition and diet, weight loss, natural aesthetics and staying or becoming healthy both physically and mentally. Fun… info

3 p.m.


02 Saturday February 2, 2019 • 7pm • $27 to $68

Panic! At the Disco

Panic! At The Disco announced the second leg of ‘Pray for the Wicked Tour’ with special guest Two Feet to coincide with their highly anticipated new album PRAY FOR THE WICKED out June 22. ‘Pray for the Wicked Tour’ will stop by Sprint Center on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. http://www.sprintcenter.com/events/detail/panic-at-the-disco info

7pm


02 Saturday February 2, 2019 • TBA • InterContinental • TBA

15th Annual Bayou Bash

Bayou Bash is the largest fundraiser of the year for Horizon Academy, with all funds benefiting students with learning disabilities. It will be held at the InterContinental at the Plaza on Feb. 2. For more details, visit the website: http://horizon-academy.org/bayoubash/ info

TBA


02 Saturday February 2, 2019 • TBA • Marriott Muehlebach Tower • TBA

Steer Dinner and Auction

Avila University's 43rd annual Steer Dinner and Auction is set to take place on Feb. 2. It will be held at the Muehlebach Tower in downtown Kansas City. More details are to come. info

TBA


02 Saturday February 2, 2019 • See website.

Horizon Academy Bayou Bash

Bayou Bash is the largest fundraiser of the year for Horizon Academy, with all funds benefitting students with learning disabilities. info


02 Saturday February 2, 2019 • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. • Thompson Barn • Free

Cupid's Gems Artisan Jewelry Show

The annual Cupid’s Gems Artisan Jewelry Show is a juried event where you can purchase a variety of original, handcrafted jewelry items. Jewelry artists in this show offer one-of-a-kind, handmade jewelry; no imported or manufactured jewelry is accepted.   Come enjoy the day with your girlfriends, sisters or plan a mother-daughter outing. Browse the wonderful hand-crafted jewelry, shop for gifts or find a new treasure for yourself. This is also a perfect opportunity to shop for a Valentine's Day gift for a special person in your life. Holy-Field Vineyard & Winery will hold a wine tasting from 10 a.m. to 1… info

11184 Lackman Road, Lenexa, KS, 66219
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
RSVP


02 Saturday February 2, 2019 • 10am • Pierson Hall, UMKC's Student Success Center • $10 per child when registered online or $15 at the door - $1 per adult - Kids 3 and under free

Engineering Extravaganza

You Dream It!  You Design It!  You Build It!  You Test It! Join us for a fun-filled day of learning disguised as play! Inside every child there is an engineer just waiting to… Design & Test Parachutes in Our Giant Raw Egg Drop Construct an Extending Grabber & Capture Dangerous Snakes Craft Your Own Paper Circuits Design and Race a Bristlebot Build and Use a Cork Shooter to Drive away Angry Birds Create and Race a Paddleboat Build the Coolest Paper Airplanes and Test Them in Our Plane Launchers Fabricate and Shoot a Triangle Slinger Build a LEGO City Move… info

5000 Holmes, KCMO, MO, 64110
10am
RSVP


02 Saturday February 2, 2019 • 9am-1pm • Broadmoor Bistro at the Center for Academic Achievement • $75

Winter Survival: Soup for the Soul

Winter Survival: Soup for the Soul February 2 | 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Location: Broadmoor Bistro at the Center for Academic Achievement, 8200 W. 71st Street, Overland Park, KS 66204 Instructor: Chef Robert Brassard $75 (Members receive 10% off) This hands-on culinary workshop will provide you with five quarts of five different fresh-made winter soups! Participants will observe hands-on demonstrations of each recipe led by chef Robert Brassard and will be assisted by students from the Broadmoor Bistro Culinary Arts Program of Shawnee Mission School District. Stock up and get your soup on to survive the last few weeks of… info

8200 W 71st Street, Overland Park, KS, 66204 map it
9am-1pm
RSVP
(816) 697-2600 ext 306


07 Thursday February 7, 2019 • 6:30PM • Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts • Free

Christopher Diveney and Christopher McLaurin, Percussion

Always fun and insightful, percussion pros "Chris and Chris" lead an interesting and informative session with area percussion students. This event is perfect for performers and non-performers alike. info

1601 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City, MO, 64108
6:30PM


08 Friday February 8, 2019 • 7-11:30 p.m. • Abe and Jake's Landing • Free

Girlfriend's Gala

Please help the American Cancer Society finish the fight against cancer. Gather all your girlfriends and join us at the Girlfriend’s Gala on Friday, February 8th, 2019 for a one-of-a-kind evening, featuring great food, dancing, a spectacular bachelor & experience auction, basket raffle, and much more. With your support, the American Cancer Society saves lives by helping people stay well and get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back against cancer. The American Cancer Society is working to finish the fight against every cancer in every community. We are the largest private, not-for-profit funder of cancer research in the… info

Lawrence
7-11:30 p.m.


08 Friday February 8, 2019 • 8 p.m. • Kauffman Center • TBA

KC Symphony: Dvorak's "New World"

Gershwin’s rowdy Cuban Overture, a souvenir from his wild trip with friends to Havana, kick-starts this concert celebrating the melting pot of American music. The songs of Kansas City jazz icon Pat Metheny are showcased in Imaginary Day, a brilliant concerto for vibes and marimba, spotlighting Kansas City Symphony Principal Percussionist Christopher McLaurin and Philadelphia Orchestra Principal Percussionist Christopher Deviney. While living in the U.S. in the 1890s, Dvorák’s study of American folk melodies resulted in an affectionate tribute to this remarkable “New World.” It will be held at the Kauffman Center from Feb. 8 through 10. The first two nights will… info

8 p.m.


08 Friday February 8, 2019 • TBA • KC Convention Center • TBA

Win for KC Women's Sports Awards Celebration

Six local individuals will be recognized for their contributions and achievements in sports and fitness with the following awards: Children’s Mercy Rising Star Award Lockton Courage Award Kissick Construction Game Changer Award UMB Lifetime Sportswoman Award Hallmark Cards Leadership Award BKD WOW Award Area high school female state champions are featured as part of the “Celebration of Champions March.” The 2019 event will take place Feb. 8 at the Kansas City Convention Center. More details will later be announced. info

TBA


08 Friday February 8, 2019 • 5:00-9:00pm • Vanessa Lacy Gallery • Free

Capturing Bliss Opening Reception

"Capturing Bliss" is a juried group art exhibition at the Vanessa Lacy Gallery. Show will run from 2/8/19- 3/2/19. The theme of the show is "Capturing Bliss". We hope to find and display artwork about finding bliss in the now and living life to the fullest. Art that gives off the most blissful of vibes will be accepted into the show. We believe one major role for art is to fill homes and public places with inspiration, color, and joy. info

1600 Genessee Street
Suite 161, Kansas City, MO, 64102 map it
5:00-9:00pm


09 Saturday February 9, 2019 • TBA • Overland Park Convention Center • TBA

Sunflower House's Valentine Gala

Celebrate Valentine’s day weekend early with Sunflower House. This Gala will be host at the Overland Park Convention Center and will benefit the Sunflower House programs and services. This charity is a non-residential children’s advocacy and abuse prevention center serving Johnson and Wyandotte counties. Founded in 1977, the driving motivation is to stop the cycle of child abuse.  For tickets or more details feel free to contact Shannon Moriarty at 913-631-5800 or email her at smoriarty@sunflowerhouse.org. info

6000 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS, 66211 map it
TBA
RSVP
913-631-5800


09 Saturday February 9, 2019 • 7:30 p.m. • Park University • See website

Violinist Ben Sayevich and Pianist Lolita Lisovskaya-Sayevich

Lithuanian-Israeli violinist Ben Sayevich has established himself as one of the most distinguished violinists and teachers of his generation. He has concertized extensively throughout North America, Europe and the Far East and has appeared on radio and television as a soloist and chamber musician. He is featured as the soloist in a recording of Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons” with the Kansas City Chamber Orchestra. At the New England Conservatory he was chosen to play the Violin Concerto by Alban Berg for the celebration of the composer’s centenary. Sayevich’s interpretation carries the tradition that comes down directly from the composer, through… info

7:30 p.m.


09 Saturday February 9, 2019 • 6:30PM-9:00PM • Lenexa Rec Center • $40/couple, $10 for each add-on

Sweetheart Dance

We invite you to dance the night away with your little valentine at our first parent-child Sweetheart Dance. Parents and caregivers can accompany kids to the Lenexa Rec Center for an after-hours evening of lasting memories. Look forward to a kid-friendly dinner, dancing, games and prizes and a photo of you and your sweetheart(s) to take home. When: Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 6:30PM to 9:00PM Where: Lenexa Rec Center, Lenexa, KS Cost: $40 per couple, $10 per one person add-on info

17201 W 87th St Pkwy, Lenexa, KS, 66219
6:30PM-9:00PM
RSVP


12 Tuesday February 12, 2019 • 6:00PM • Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts • price varies

Free Symphony Happy Hour Concert: I Love You Verdi Much

A great way to begin your date night! Join us in the beautiful Kauffman Center Great Hall for a drink and sweeping sunset views, followed by an hour-long chamber music concert featuring Kansas City Symphony musicians. Enjoy Romantic-era selections from Verdi's String Quartet, Puccini's Crisantemi (Chrysanthemums) and Korngold's String Sextet. Cash bars open at 5 p.m. and the casual concert begins at 6 p.m. Reserve your FREE general admission tickets in advance starting December 1. info

1601 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City, MO, 64108
6:00PM


13 Wednesday February 13, 2019 • 7:30 p.m. • Sprint Center • $49.50, $125.50, $224.50

Elton John Farewell Tour

After more than half a century on the road and an unparalleled career that has redefined the cultural landscape and seen Elton John claim his place as a true global icon, the superstar today announced via an exclusive VR180 live stream on YouTube, details of his final tour called ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’. Kicking off in the U.S., the ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ tour will consist of more than 300 shows across five continents, hitting North America, Europe, Asia, South America and Australasia before reaching its conclusion in 2021. Elton John’s ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Tour will stop by Sprint… info

7:30 p.m.


14 Thursday February 14, 2019 • 7 p.m. • Kauffman Center • TBA

Casablanca in Concert

Don’t miss your chance to experience this classic, widely regarded as a landmark in American cinema, in a completely new way on Valentine’s weekend. Watch all of the drama unfold on the huge screen in Helzberg Hall as your Kansas City Symphony performs Max Steiner’s moving score live. Winner of the Academy Award® for Best Picture and lauded as one of the greatest movies of all time by the American Film Institute, get swept up in the romance and struggle between Rick (Humphrey Bogart) and his long-lost love Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman). It will be held at the Kauffman Center from… info

7 p.m.


14 Thursday February 14, 2019 • TBA • Uptown Theater • See website

For the Love of Books Breakfast

Thank you to all who attended ROR-KC's For the Love of Books Breakfast on February 15, 2018.  The 2019 For the Love of Books Breakfast will be held at Uptown Theater on Feb. 14. More information is to be announced. info

TBA


14 Thursday February 14, 2019 • 9am-6pm • Powell Gardens • 1,200

One-Hour Weddings

  One-Hour Weddings Thursday, February 14 Say “I do” to your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day in the most iconic ceremony space in Kansas City! All the planning is done, ceremony music, officiant, flowers, photography, and celebratory toast and cupcakes are all provided! Just don your wedding best and pick a time to exchange your vows. Contact the Powell Gardens’ Special Events Department for available times and pricing. events@powellgardens.org or 816.697.2600 ext. 206 info

1609 NW U.S. Hwy 50, Kingsville, MO, 64061 map it
9am-6pm
RSVP
(816) 697-2600 ext 206


15 Friday February 15, 2019 • 7:30 p.m. • Kauffman Center • TBA

Lady of the Camellias

Armand, a young countryman meets the ravishing courtesan Marguerite in a chance meeting that leads to a passionate, but doomed love. Val Caniparoli’s popular adaptation of this classic story is set to the romantic score by Frédéric Chopin, and deftly depicts the moving story of beauty, extravagance, jealousy, deception and heartbreak. Alexandre Dumas’ tragic love story has inspired many adaptations, including Greta Garbo’s Camille and Baz Luhrman’s Moulin Rouge!, but none more popular than Verdi’s opera La Traviata. It will be held at the Kauffman Center from Feb. 15-17 and Feb. 22-24. Friday and Saturday performances are at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday performances are… info

7:30 p.m.


15 Friday February 15, 2019 • 11 a.m. • OP Convention Center • TBA

Kansas City Golf Show 2019

The annual Kansas City Golf Show is set to take place at the Overland Park Convention Center from Feb. 15 through 17. at 11 a.m. More details are to be announced. info

11 a.m.


15 Friday February 15, 2019 • 8 p.m. • Folly Theater • TBA

Mystery Spotlight Artist

This year, we are excited to have a “Mystery Artist”! This individual will be announced on July 20th! The performance will be at the Folly Theater on Feb. 15 at 8 p.m. info

8 p.m.


16 Saturday February 16, 2019 • TBA • InterContinental • TBA

Romantic Revels Gala

Our annual Romantic Revels Gala is a fundraising event to support our programs and education initiatives. This year’s Gala will be held on February 16, 2019 at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Mark your calendars for an evening of dining, dancing, and helping us continue to bring Shakespeare and Shakespeare-inspired works to the Kansas City area! info

TBA


16 Saturday February 16, 2019 • TBA • KC Convention Center • TBA

Red Hot Night Gala 2019

The 15th annual Red Hot Night Gala is set to take place Feb. 16 at the KC Convention Center's Grand Ballroom. More information will be announced at a later date. info

TBA


16 Saturday February 16, 2019 • 9am-noon • Powell Gardens • $45

Vegetable Gardening 101: Planning Your Planting Workshop

Vegetable Gardening 101: Planning Your Planting Workshop Saturday, February 16 | 9 a.m. - noon Location: Multipurpose Room Instructor: Haley Drake $45 (Members receive 10% off) Spend the morning with Heartland Harvest Garden expert Haley Drake to learn how to plan your edible landscape! This workshop will include instruction on soil prep, which plants to grow, and the best locations for planting. Bring photos and dimensions of your future space (or containers) and questions! Participants will receive a seed catalogue and will complete a design to take home and get started when the ground thaws. This workshop is best for… info

1609 NW U.S. Hwy 50, Kingsville, MO, 64061 map it
9am-noon
RSVP
(816) 697-2600 ext 306


17 Sunday February 17, 2019 • 2 p.m. • Kauffman Center • TBA

Peter and the Wolf, Live!

Prokofiev’s timeless musical tale of boy vs. wolf comes to life through music and comedy in this unique production featuring mascots from local professional sports teams and universities, guaranteed to spark the imaginations of young and old alike. Join KC Wolf, Sluggerrr and others. Wear your favorite team gear and cheer on your favorite “character” — the wolf, the bird or the cat! It will take place at the Kauffman Center on Feb. 17 at 2 p.m. Tickets are not on sale yet. info

2 p.m.


17 Sunday February 17, 2019 • 3:00PM • Huffman United Methodist Church • $12.50 - $25.00

Chamber Concert III: Brass Quintet

Our Chamber Music series highlights Saint Joseph Symphony musicians and offers opportunities to enjoy exceptional music in intimate settings. Ticket prices vary. info

2802 Renick St., St. Joseph, MO, 64507
3:00PM


19 Tuesday February 19, 2019 • TBA • OP Convention Center • See website

Mayor's State of the City Address

The 2019 Mayor's State of the City Address will take place on Feb. 19 at the Overland Park Convention Center. More details will come at a later date. info

TBA


19 Tuesday February 19, 2019 • 6:30PM • Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts • $15 per ticket

Sounds Relaxing: Refresh

Be transported to a stress-free zone as our certified Relax and Renew® trainer Anita Bailey coaches you in several breathing and meditation techniques. To assist in your relaxation process, Symphony musicians will perform calming music. Tickets are $15, including all fees. info

1601 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City, MO, 64108
6:30PM


19 Tuesday February 19, 2019 • 7:30 p.m. • Starlight Theatre • TBA

One Funny Mother

One Funny Mother stars comedian, former Miss New Jersey, and married mother of three, Dena Blizzard, in her hilarious solo comedy show about the trials and tribulations of motherhood and marriage. An outrageous and side splitting 80 minutes of sass that follows Dena on her hilarious journey through a day of cleaning as she prepares for her big “Girls Night Out.” Along the way she laments how her life and marriage have changed since becoming a mother of three, wrestling with the eternal question, “Have I gone crazy since having these kids?” The answer is a hysterical, “laugh ’til your face… info

7:30 p.m.


21 Thursday February 21, 2019 • 6:30 p.m. • TBA • TBA

Susan G. Komen Bigwhigs Pink Night Out

The Bigwhigs Pink Night Out is set for Feb. 21 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. More details will eventually be announced. info

6:30 p.m.


22 Friday February 22, 2019 • 8 p.m. • Kauffman Center • TBA

KC Symphony: The Music of Michael Jackson

From his early years with the Jackson 5 to his mega-hit album “Thriller” and beyond, Michael Jackson stormed the airwaves with hit after hit. “The Music of Michael Jackson” takes you through each era of this storied performer’s 40-year career — from “ABC,” “I’ll Be There” and “Got to Be There” to “Beat It,” “Thriller” and “Billy Jean.” This amazing evening of music is dedicated to the King of Pop. It will be held at the Kauffman Center at 8 p.m. on Feb. 22 and 23. Tickets are not on sale yet. info

8 p.m.


22 Friday February 22, 2019 • 5:30 p.m. • Brass on Baltimore • $150

14th Annual Kansas City ArtReach Auction

The 14th annual Kansas City ArtReach Auction will be held at Brass on Baltimore from 5:30 to 11 p.m. on Feb. 22. Admission is $150 and will benefit HALO, which helps homeless children without families of their own. info

5:30 p.m.


22 Friday February 22, 2019 • 1 p.m. • OP Convention Center • $9 adults, free for youth 16 and under

RV & Outdoor Show

Take Advantage of Screamin’ Deals on RV’s! With over 100,000 square feet of outdoor recreation, this family-friendly event boasts one of the largest displays of RV’s and campers for sale under one roof! The 3-day show has something for every outdoor enthusiast and for every family budget – from $750,000 Class A Pushers to aluminum and fiberglass pull behinds to tiny teardrops! Along with a wide array of campers and outdoor vendors, be sure to take a tour of a tiny home on wheels! It will be held at the Overland Park Convention Center from Feb. 22 to 24. Friday's… info

1 p.m.


22 Friday February 22, 2019 • 6 p.m. • OP Convention Center • See website

Wabash CannonBall Gala Kansas City

The 13th annual Wabash CannonBall Kansas City will take place Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, at the Overland Park Convention Center. It will start at 6 p.m. and end at 11:30 p.m. Kansas City-area K-Staters turn out for the Wabash CannonBall gala event each year to raise money for area high school students who plan to attend K-State. The black tie gala is always a grand time for Wildcats. To date, the gala has awarded 513 scholarships for Kansas City-area students totaling nearly $1.3 million. The Wabash CannonBall Kansas City also has funded a scholarship endowment fund totaling nearly $2.3 million. info

6 p.m.


22 Friday February 22, 2019 • See website • Fabulous Fox Theatre • TBA

The Rat Pack Is Back!

Relive the days of the Rat Pack with The Dick Feeney Tribute to Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., and Dean Martin. With a stellar cast of some of the finest performers in the business, THE RAT PACK IS BACK! has been hailed as the next best thing to seeing the original Rat Pack themselves. It will be held at the Fabulous Fox Theatre from Feb. 22 through 24. Showtimes vary by day. Single tickets are not on sale yet.  info

See website


22 Friday February 22, 2019 • 6 p.m. • The Brass on Baltimore • 150

14th Annual HALO ArtReach Auction

14thAnnual HALO Kansas City ArtReach Auction Feb. 22 Benefiting At-Risk and Homeless Children: Announcing 2019 Award Winners: Advocates, Volunteers, Artist, Supporter, Hero and Stars of the Year Kansas City nonprofit HALO is hosting its 14thAnnual ArtReach Auction Event at The Brass on Baltimore(1228 Baltimore Ave. Kansas City, MO 64105) on Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, from 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. Honorary Chairs are Chad and Susie Wollard. The Diamond Sponsor is Mariner Wealth Advisors.   As featured on CBS Evening News, the ArtReach Auction showcases artwork from orphans around the world and nationally recognized artists. A sit down dinner is by Olive Events Catering. Beer… info

1228 Baltimore Ave. , Kansas City, MO, 64105 map it
6 p.m.
RSVP
816-472-4256


23 Saturday February 23, 2019 • See website • KU Edwards Campus • Free

Strategies Event Series

To support a vision of professional development for our colleagues in the Kansas City metropolitan area, we have partnered with the KU Edwards Campus to host the Strategies Event Series, as a continuation of the summer Strategies Conference hosted in Lawrence each year. We invite all PK-12 educators, as well as others who are interested, to join us for a free professional development event series in Overland Park, Kansas. Please RSVP online to attend, so that we can ensure there are enough refreshments, chairs, and copies of handouts provided for all. info

See website


23 Saturday February 23, 2019 • TBA • Midland Theatre • See website

Spay-Ghetti and No Balls 2019

The annual Spay-Ghetti and No Balls gala will be at the Midland Theatre on Feb. 23. More information is yet to be announced. info

TBA


23 Saturday February 23, 2019 • 4:30 p.m. • OP Convention Center • TBA

Benedictine Scholarship Ball 2019

The Benedictine Scholarship Ball in 2019 will be on Feb. 23 at the Overland Park Convention Center. Mass is at 4:30 p.m., and the cocktail reception starts at 5:30 p.m. Pricing information will be announced at a later date. info

4:30 p.m.


23 Saturday February 23, 2019 • 5-9pm • Powell Gardens • $75

Wassail Celebration & Feast

Wassail Celebration & Feast  Saturday, February 23 | 5-9 p.m. Chef: Robert Brassard, Broadmoor Bistro and Shawnee Mission Culinary Arts Program Students Host: Jill Silva $75 (Members receive 10% off) Usher in the New Year with the seventh annual Wassail Celebration & Feast at Powell Gardens. Also referred to as a wintertime drink of spiced wine or ale, the word wassail comes from the Anglo-Saxon greeting “wes hal,” meaning to “be of good health.” This seasonal dinner is prepared by students from Shawnee Mission Culinary Arts Program under the direction of Head Chef Robert Brassard and Chef Justin Hoffman and… info

1609 NW U.S. Hwy 50, Kingsville, MO, 64061 map it
5-9pm
RSVP
(816) 697-2600 ext 306


24 Sunday February 24, 2019 • 8 a.m. • One Kansas City Place • See website

Fight for Air Climb

When you participate in a Fight For Air Climb event, you are stepping up to make a positive impact for those affected by lung disease. You will raise funds to support the American Lung Association's mission while climbing the stairs of a skyscraper. The 2019 iteration will be on Feb. 24 at One Kansas City Place at 8 a.m. info

8 a.m.


24 Sunday February 24, 2019 • 4:00 p.m. • Synergy YRC - Blitt Family Creative Arts Center • $55

Art Soup

Sample soup from restaurants around the community and enjoy a cocktail, music and mingling in the vibrant art studio at Synergy Services' Youth Resiliency Center. Proceeds benefit Synergy's art therapy program. Everyone takes home a souvenir bowl created by a teen participating in the art therapy program. info

2001 NE Parvin Road, Kansas City, MO, 64116
4:00 p.m.
RSVP
816.505.4785


25 Monday February 25, 2019 • 7 p.m. • Park University • See website

Dr. Arnold Rampersad Lecture

Lecture will focus on baseball legend Jackie Robinson, whose 100th birthday would be in 2019. It will be held at Park University, but a specific location is to be announced. It will start at 7 p.m. and last until 8:30 p.m on Feb. 25. info

7 p.m.


26 Tuesday February 26, 2019 • 7:30 p.m. • Negro Leagues Baseball Museum • See website

Alphapointe's Boots and Pearls

The annual Boots and Pearls is set for Feb. 26, 2019, at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum at 7:30 p.m. info

7:30 p.m.


26 Tuesday February 26, 2019 • 7:30-9:00 a.m. • Kay Barnes Ballroom • $50.00

58th Annual Greater Kansas City Mayors' Prayer Breakfast

The 2019 58th Annual Greater Kansas City Mayors’ Prayer Breakfast will be held Tuesday morning, February 26th in the Kay Barnes Ballroom at the downtown Kansas City, Missouri Convention Center, beginning at 7:30 a.m. through 9:00 a.m. Guest Speaker will be KATHY NELSON, President & CEO of the Kansas City Sports Committee and Foundation. More than 900 persons are expected to attend the 2019 Breakfast co-sponsored by more than thirty area Mayors. This year the Breakfast will benefit Restoration House of Kansas City, a local, faith-based group providing physical needs and recovery for survivors of sex trafficking. The Mayor’s Prayer… info

7:30-9:00 a.m.


27 Wednesday February 27, 2019 • TBD • See website

American Choral Directors Association 60th Jubilee!

For more information, please visit https://acda.org/ACDA/Conferences/National_Conference/ACDA/Conference/National_Conference.aspx info

TBD


28 Thursday February 28, 2019 • 11 a.m. • KC Convention Center • See website

ArtsKC Awards Luncheon

“This business luncheon provides a glimpse of all that the arts community has to offer – through visual and performing arts – all over the lunch hour. Sprint is proud to support this event because Kansas City’s thriving arts community is something to be celebrated. This event celebrates the individuals, organizations, businesses and artists who are working together to make KC a vibrant place to live.” – Debby Ballard, Sprint The event will be held at KC Convention Center's Grand Ballroom on February 28. It will last from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. info

11 a.m.


28 Thursday February 28, 2019 • 6 p.m. • Harvesters • See website

Harvesters Food Sort

This is a great way to give back to the community as Harvesters is the area's only food bank. Their network includes over 620 nonprofit agencies including food pantries, soup kitchens, homeless shelters, children’s homes, etc. Space has been reserved from 6 to 8 p.m. at their warehouse location at 3801 Topping Avenue on Feb. 28. info

6 p.m.


28 Thursday February 28, 2019 • 10 a.m. • OP Convention Center • See website

VISION Hi-Tech Training and Expo

VISION Hi-Tech Training & Expo provides you with the opportunity to learn and network with leading shop owners, managers and technicians. In 2017, over 3,500 automotive service professionals from 45 U.S. states, 7 Canadian provinces, 2 Caribbean islands, and Zimbabwe attended the event. Choose from cutting-edge management and technical training courses, including live-car and hands-on training.  VISION also features a 60,000 square-foot exhibit hall showcasing the latest tools, equipment and technology. It will take place Feb. 28 through March 3 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Overland Park Convention Center. info

10 a.m.


28 Thursday February 28, 2019 • TBA • Boulevard Brewing Co. • See website

Catholic Education Foundation's Art Event

THANK YOU to all of our guests, art donors, sponsors and Futures Committee Members for an incredible evening at Boulevard Brewery! The 2018 CEF Futures Art Event raised enough funds for 30+ Guardian Angel scholarships! The CEF Futures Guardian Angel Fund provides emergency scholarships for students in CEF schools whose families are facing a short-term crisis, such as a job loss or medical emergency. All funds raised at CEF Futures events go directly to Guardian Angel scholarships. The 2019 iteration will be Feb. 28. More details will soon come. info

TBA


28 Thursday February 28, 2019 • See website.

ArtsKC Luncheon

The annual luncheon hosted by ArtsKC will happen on Thursday, Feb. 28. Stay tuned for more details!  info