Five Things To Do This Weekend

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It’s another Friday and so time for Five Things To Do This Weekend! So read up and get ready to have some fun with the family!!


Greater Kansas City Home Show
Flower Lawn & Garden Show
Bartle Hall – Kansas City, MO
Friday – Sunday
10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Fri & Sat
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Sunday
Cost: $10.00 General
$9.00 Seniors/Students
Children 12 and under free with paid adult admission
Less: $2.00 Discount With Price Chopper Card
Less: B1G1 Free Admission Friday & $2.00 Discount Saturday & Sunday coupon here

Come and get inspired to spruce up both the inside and outside of your home – rather than move and start that mortgage all over again. There will be fun exhibits for the entire family — as well as some great food and drinks!


Elmo Easy as 1-2-3 (Elmo’s 3rd Birthday)
Borders Stores Nationwide (call to confirm)
Saturday, February 20th
11:00 a.m.
Cost: FREE

Elmo turns three years old in February and we are celebrating with a special storytime at Borders. Elmo will be stuck on Sesame Street for his birthday but we will have a great time reading Sesame Street stories and making a fun art project! Kids ages 2-7 are invited to join in on the fun! NOTE: This is NOT a costume character event. Find a Borders near you here.


The Doo-Dads
The Record Bar, 1020 Westport Road, Kansas City
Friday, February 19th
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Join the Doo-Dads for a fun family concert in Westport at The Record Bar. Be sure to put on your dancin’ shoes!


Rodents Get a Bad Rap
Burr Oak Woods Nature Center, 1401 NW Park Road, Blue Springs, MO
Saturday, February 20th
8:00 a.m.
Cost: FREE
Age: Recommended Ages 8 and up

Rodents get a bad rap! Many see them only as nuisance animals. Join naturalist, Jason Watson to discover the important role they play in nature. We will live trap these criters and have a chance to get to know them up close and personal. Parents will help the children learn how to identify the animals we catch, and learn just where they fit into the food web.

Kiddie Olympics
The Ice at Park Place, 117th & Nall, Leawood
Saturday, February 20th
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $6.00 + $3.00 skate rental (but you can use your own skates)

Park Place is celebrating the Winter Olympics in Vancouver this weekend with The Kiddie Olympics! This Saturday from Noon to 3pm, bring the kids for fun games and competitions like the limbo, an egg in spoon race, and a fun sled race! We’ll have two sets of games, one for beginners and one for more experienced skaters, so all levels are welcome! Winners will receive Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals and Park Place Gift Cards!

Come by this Saturday from noon to 3pm for the Kiddie Olympics at The Ice and celebrate your inner Olympian! Please email info@destinationparkplace.com to sign up.

Looking for more ideas of things to do this weekend? Why not take a look at KC Parent’s Calendar? What do you have planned?

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