All Classes and Events

E.g., 06/18/2019
E.g., 06/18/2019

Hop on board this galactic shuttle for an out-of-this-world mix of stories, songs, stretches, puppets and general silliness with storyteller Priscilla Howe. This is a storytelling show incorporating lively puppets. Warning: there may be aliens! Howe is a storytelling tour guide to imaginative spaces. She has performed at hundreds of schools, libraries, festivals and special events. She teaches classes and workshops, and coaches other storytellers.

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ScienceTellers is a national consortium of local teaching artists. Members of the audience help the presenters conduct science special effects to bring a story to life. “Aliens: Escape From Earth” is an action-packed and educational adventure about an unusual meteor shower and a family of visitors from another planet. It’s totally out of this world. The story is energized by audience-activated chemical reactions, demonstrations of Boyle’s law, energy-transfer “rainstorms” and much more. Space is limited for this intergalactic adventure.

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Our skies are filled with vistas of planets, stars and galaxies. Learn about these and other astronomical wonders in the Kansas City skies in a riveting visual lecture.

Presented by Dan Johnson, founder of Astronomy Night & Day.

Mr. Johnson volunteers at the Powell Observatory, one of the largest public telescopes in the Midwest. He is a lifelong amateur astronomer and member of the Astronomical Society of Kansas City.

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Register online for this program or call 913.826.4600.

Best for ages 6-8. Topic: Spaceship.

Young Rembrandts is a national after-school provider and education partner that teaches school-aged children drawing – the fundamental skill of all visual arts – using a sequential, ordered process. Students can show dramatic improvements in drawing, expand their art vocabularies and improve their attention to detail and sequencing skills. Kids in this workshop can explore the universe with their creative skills. Supplies provided. Presented by...

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Come to the Library and visit a Space Station. Our STEAM stations will change focus every week. You can make-and-take Intergalactic Engineering or Alien Art projects, explore the Galaxy of Games on a table top , and discover Stellar Stories and play. You can drop in for a few minutes or stay as long as you like.

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Register online for this program or call 913.826.4600.

Best for ages 9-13. Topic: Alien Faces.

Young Rembrandts is a national after-school provider and education partner that teaches school-aged children drawing – the fundamental skill of all visual arts – using a sequential, ordered process. Students can show dramatic improvements in drawing, expand their art vocabularies and improve their attention to detail and sequencing skills. Kids in this workshop can explore the universe with their creative skills. Supplies provided. Presented by...

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Paul Stamper is a music maker and wants to make music with you. You’ll enjoy songs, stories and laughs while you help Mr. Stamper make music with ukuleles, guitars, violins, harmonicas and more.

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Register online for this program or call 913.826.4600.

Blast off on an extraterrestrial interactive musical adventure through the Milky Way with Jim “Mr. Stinky Feet” Cosgrove. You can learn about the planets in our solar system and become a member of the Alien All-Star Band. Cosgrove has been rockin’ families for nearly two decades. Affectionately nicknamed “Mr. Stinky Feet” by his young fans, he’s a cool favorite on the concert circuit. His high-energy shows delight audiences everywhere.

Jim "Mr. Stinky Feet" Cosgrove...

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This program will be held at Lenexa City Center Auditorium, 17101 W. 87th St. Pkwy. Lenexa, KS 66219. Register online for this program or call 913.826.4600.

Blast off on an extraterrestrial interactive musical adventure through the Milky Way with Jim “Mr. Stinky Feet” Cosgrove. You can learn about the planets in our solar system and become a member of the Alien All-Star Band. Cosgrove has been rockin’ families for nearly two decades. Affectionately nicknamed “Mr. Stinky Feet” by his young fans, he’s a cool favorite on the concert circuit. His high-energy shows...

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Grab a blanket, pack a picnic and get your music on with great local music and box office hits. Movies start at dusk - join us earlier for music and fun.

Apollo 13 will be shown at Buffalo Meadows Park, Lenexa. Festivities start at 8 pm with lawn games and musical guest Sara Morgan. Movie begins at dusk.

Apollo 13 –...

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