EVENT DATE : 19- 22

Students of all levels, from absolute beginner to advanced player, will enjoy learning chess in this challenging and dynamic program. Certified chess instructors will guide you through important rules, chess etiquette, strategy, tactics and more. Research says chess improves students' scores on math, reading, memory and overall intelligence, so take your seat at the table and check your skills!816.604.2030

EVENT DATE : March 20, 4:30PM - March 20, 6:30PM
4141 Pennsylvania Suite 105, Kansas City

Ashley Kendrick with Chartwell Realty moved into Lakewood a few years ago and would love to meet more of the neighbors. Two free drink tickets. Will have designer, lender, contractor and photographer available as well to mingle and meet with.Facebook.com/AshleyKendrickRealEstate

EVENT DATE : March 20, 6:00PM - March 20, 8:00PM

Join us for this interactive workshop that will provide you with the hows and whys of fermented foods. We will slice, salt and spice up some carrot sticks to create an amazingly delicious and nutritious jar of fermented garlic dilly carrot sticks, chock-full of probiotics. Registration required.mcckc.edu/Classes/

EVENT DATE : March 21, 2:30PM - March 21, 3:30PM

Hear a local musician in an otherwise quiet location.Millie Edwards performs solo and as a part of The Wild Women of Kansas City, and she will bring her talents to the Lee's Summit Branch of the Mid-Continent Public Library as a part of Jazz Appreciation Month. Suitable for all ages.27

EVENT DATE : March 31, 10:00AM - March 31, 12:00PM

Join the Easter Bunny for a parade down Third Street and the Bunny Ears and Easter Hat Contest at this year’s Downtown Bunny Hop.

EVENT DATE : April 10

The perfect way to start off the new season with your girlfriends! With more than 40 vendors, you will find your one-stop shop for all things beauty, fashion, health/wellness, home goods and more! Come enjoy a fabulous evening with your girlfriends while benefiting the Rachel House Pregnancy Resource Centers! For more information or to purchase tickets, visit Ticketor.com/WestCentralVendorEvents.  

EVENT DATE : April 10, 6:00PM - April 10, 7:30PM

This class at Longview will teach the basics of bone broth, from how and why this food can repair the lining of the intestines to how to make it and incorporate it into recipes. There will also be samples of chicken and beef bone broth. The class is $34, and registration is required. mcckc.edu

EVENT DATE : Thursday, April 12, 6:30 PM Saturday, April 14, 8:30 PM

Bright Lights Institute is preforming Honk! Jr., a rendition of The Ugly Duckling. This delightful adaptation of the beloved fable and the award-winning musical is a heartwarming celebration of what makes us special.  For more information visit brightlightsinstitute.com  

EVENT DATE : April 13, 11:00AM - April 13, 12:00PM

Bring the kids to the library and go on an Australian-themed adventure with the Kansas City Zoo. Learn Aussie folklore and culture, and meet some animal friends from "down under." Join the Zoo staff, and learn something new about Australia!  For ages 5 and up. Registration Required. Visit mymcpl.org/events/26463/kc-zoomobile-australia  

EVENT DATE : April 21

Shake off those winter cobwebs and get outside to enjoy the spring weather at Flights of Fancy! Come to this annual, free, family-friendly event with mega kites soaring in the sky over the MCC-Longview campus and enjoy a variety of activities for kids of all ages. Join in the fun from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. KiteFest.MCCKC.edu

EVENT DATE : April 27, 5:00PM - April 27, 8:00PM

Fourth Fridays Art Walks in Downtown Lee’s Summit are packed with a variety of activities including artist receptions, artist showcases, Music in the Park at Howard Station Park, street theatre, Yoga in the Streets, and even some surprises!


Join the Lee’s Summit Symphony as it brings its 15th season to a close with a celebration of culture fit for the entire family! Fun pre-concert activities for younger patrons will begin at 5:30 p.m. The performance begins at 7 p.m. Purchase tickets in advance at LSSymphony.org, either Lee’s Summit Hy-Vee location and Price Chopper at Lakewood or Raintree Lake.