Five Things To Do This Weekend

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It is Friday, so that means it is time for Five Things To Do This Weekend!  Check out these ideas listed – and if they aren’t events close to where you live, try your local Chamber of Commerce to see if you can find some things you can do too!

Build & Grow – Catapult
Lowe’s Stores Nationwide
Saturday, May 22nd
10:00 a.m.
Cost: Free

This weekend, Lowe’s will help you and your child make a Catapult.  You just need to head on over here to get more details and get signed up!

Movie in the Park – Bolt
Raytown, MO – Colman Park (5912 Lane)
Friday, May 21st
8:00 p.m.
Cost:  Free

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and other goodies with you (no alcohol please), and enjoy a showing of Bolt in the park!  If you wish, you will be able to purchase food and drinks from the concessions.  You can head here for additional information.

Cinco de Mayo Festival
Boardwalk Branch: Mid-Continent Public Library
Sunday, May 23rd
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Cost: Free

Come and celebrate with crafts, activities and music straight from Mexico. 

Build a Ball
Velvet Creme Popcorn, 4710 Belinder Rd, Westwood, KS
Saturday, May 22nd
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Cost: Free

Get your “sticky on” and create some fun popcorn balls at Velvet Creme Popcorn.  Voted one of the BEST popcorn companies, this is sure to be something fun for the kids (and mom and dad too).  Head here for more details.

Endangered Species Day and Plant Conservation Day
Kansas City Zoo
Saturday, May 22nd
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Cost: Standard admission rates apply (head here and click special offers for B1G1 coupon)

 Take a walk on the wild side while you learn about the many endangered animal. Zoo Docents will talk about the many things that you can do at home to help out our animal friends. Some of the featured animals are African Hunting Dog, Black Footed Cat, Gorilla, Orangutan, Tiger and much more. Also, learn about the biodiversity of the different plant species located in many of the Zoo’s exhibits.

Plus, jam with Hot 103 Jamz at the Zoo on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Guests who purchase a 2010 Friends of the Zoo Membership at the Hot Jamz van will receive a Schlitterbahn ticket per each membership, while supplies last.  Head here for more information.

(Thanks to KC Parent for a couple of these events!)