Here is a list of some things going on around the city. It didn’t seem like there was an overwhelming amount of things going on. Nonetheless, hopefully, this will be helpful to you as you plan your weekend fun! This list was compiled from events posted on,, and Thanks to these websites for their info.

Snakes Alive
Burr Oak Woods Nature Center
Saturday, December 7th
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Cost: FREE
Details: Your kids can learn all about these scaly little creatures. No registration necessary.

Mother Nature Reads


1/7/2012 10:00 AM until
1/7/2012 11:00 AM


Lakeside Nature Center
4701 E. Gregory Blvd.
Kansas City, Missouri USA


Phone: 816.513.8960


Each Saturday morning at ten, children of all ages join Mother Nature’s representative in the Nature Center’s library area. They hear a story, learn ‘cool facts’ about the animal of the month and make something to take home. Sometimes the animal of the month is a resident of the center and is used in a short interpretative program. Other times, the kids see and handle feathers, wings, egg replicas, track casts, scat replicas and furs.

Home Depot Kids’ Workshop


1/7/2012 9:00 AM until
1/7/2012 12:00 PM
ages 5-12


Home Depot Stores Across the Metro

Designed for kids 5-12, these free workshops teach do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, while instilling a sense of accomplishment.

Make a Savings Shed
Start the year off by saving
This super cool Savings Shed is a great place to store money

“Right on Time”

Dates: Nov. 7, 2011-Feb. 5, 2012 | Location: Downtown Area | Venue: Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, 1616 E 18th St., Kansas City, MO 64108-1610

A free exhibit on the life & times of Buck O’Neil….

Admission: FREE
Type: Exhibits,Top Events

“From Tops to Trains: Toys from the Truman Home”

Dates: Nov. 15-Jan. 10 | Location: East | Venue: Truman Home Visitor Center, 223 N Main St., Independence, MO 64050

See an exhibit of toys and other memorabilia that belonged to the Truman Family at the Truman Home. …

Admission: FREE
Type: Free Events