Here are some things going on this weekend.  This list was compiled from events listed @ http://www.kcparent.com, http://www.visitkc.com, http://www.kckidsfun.com.  Thanks to these sites for the info!

Friday:

Arts Advocacy

Please join us for complimentary appetizers and drinks Friday, February 10, from 5:30-6:30PM at the H&R Block Artspace for our next Arts Advocacy Hour. Guest Speaker,Jacqueline Chanda, President of the Kansas City Art Institute, will be presenting.

Admission: FREE
Related Organization: Arts Council of Metropolitan Kansas City

Where:

Address: H&R Block Artspace, 16 E. 43rd Street, Kansas City, MO 64111
Phone: 816-221-1777
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When:

Date(s): Fri., Feb. 10
Time: 5:30-6:30pm

Saturday

Senior Dance Recitals


Senior dance students present their choreography in four recitals.

Admission: FREE
Related Organization: UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance

Where:

Region: Country Club Plaza Area
Address: James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, White Recital Hall, 4949 Cherry St., Kansas City, MO 64110
Phone: 816-235-2949
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When:

Date(s): Feb. 8, 11, 15, 18
Time: 7:30-9:30pm

Valentine’s Day

Dates: Feb. 11-14 | Location: East | Venue: Paradise Park Family Fun & Adventure, 1021 NE Colbern Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64086

The Children’s Edutainment Center will feature a full week of Valentine’s themed fun. We will bake Valentine heart cookies in the interactive kitchen and create Valentine cards and fun flowers in the art studio. Share the fun with someone you love. …

Type: Free Events

Family Fun Day

Dates: Sat., Jan 21, Feb. 11 | Location: Southwest | Venue: Johnson County Museum of History, 6305 Lackman Rd., Shawnee, KS 66217

January—Paint Stick Snowmen! Build a snowman that won’t melt – using paint sticks, felt, and buttons. February—Happy Valentine’s Day! Drop in and have fun making handmade valentines. …

Admission: FREE
Type: Free Events,Special Events

Kansas City Remodeling Show-this should be interesting—I couldn’t find an exact cost for it however.


The Remodeling Show is Kansas City’s only consumer show dedicated to the remodeling and home improvement industries. For more than twenty years, hundreds of thousands of consumers have shopped the Remodeling Show for the leading contractors, product suppliers and home service providers. With a focus on quality, variety, and the newest products and services, the Remodeling Show targets project-minded consumers who wish to enhance their homes, living environments and lifestyles. More than 300 exhibitors will offer the latest products, services and ideas for turning a house into the home you have always wanted. See why the Kansas City Remodeling Show is the number one show homeowners trust to bring their ideas to life.

Admission: $TBD adults, free for children 12 and under.
Related Organization: Pat Riha Productions

Where:

Region: Downtown Area
Address: American Royal Complex, 1701 American Royal Ct., Kansas City, MO 64102
Phone: 816-931-4686
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When:

Date(s): Feb. 10-12
Time: 10am-9pm, Fri. & Sat.; 10am-6pm, Sun.

Film Series-Nelson Atkins museum

Alien Contact and Cultural Imagination

7-9 p.m. | Fridays, Feb. 10, 17 and 24
Atkins Auditorium
Free; tickets required.

Family Fun Day at the Nelson-Atkins Museum (KCMO) – 1pm to 4pm/Saturday & Sunday. Enjoy informal looking & hands-on activities in the galleries. This week: Chinese Dragons

Laura’s Legacy at Ernie Miller Nature Center (Olathe) – 10am – celebrate Laura Ingalls Wilder’s birthday with time period activities, refreshments and stories. Participants are invited to wear pioneer clothing. For ages 5 and up.

Red, Black and Green Ball

6:00 PM –  FREE. Ages 7 – 17. The Red, Black & Green Ball is a formal social event for the celebration of Black History Month. Youth participating to the event will be expected to dress for the occasion. All participants in attendance …
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National Association of Women In Construction Block Kids Building Competition

9:00 AM –  The Block-Kids Building Program is a national building program competition that is sponsored on the local level by NAWIC chapters and other organizations. The award winning program introduces children to the construction industry in an effort to create an awareness ..

2/11/2012 9:00 AM until
2/11/2012 12:00 PM
FREE

Where

Builder’s Association Training Center
105 W 12th Ave
Kansas City, Missouri  USA

Free Lowe’s Build ‘n Grow: Valentine Card Creator

10:00 AM –  Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! Your child will love making their own personalized cards!
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Second Saturdays by the Grinter Stove-this is not free but admission is only $3—it might be interesting for a date or to visit something historically significant

2/11/2012 10:00 AM until
2/11/2012 12:00 PM
$3 admission fee includes the program and tour of Grinter Place.

Where

Grintner Place
1420 South 78th Street
Kansas City, Kansas  USA

Contact

Phone: 913.299.0373
Email: grinter@kshs.org
Website: http://www.kshs.org

What

Join us at 10 a.m. the second Saturday of October, November, January, February, and March as we honor the Grinter Place heritage of cooking on the wood stove. Explore traditional recipes through cooking demonstrations and tastings and hear a presentation on local history topics.

 Fancy Nancy

Almost everything about Valentine’s Day is fancy especially with Fancy Nancy! Mystery is in the air when Nancy receives a valentine from a secret someone. Join Dawnna Morris as we follow the clues to find out who it is – all in Fancy Nancy’s fabulous style, of course.  Registration Required 816-741-6288.

10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Saturday, February 11, 2012

Naturally from the Heart

10:00 AM –  Call 816-228-3766 to register. All Ages. Why buy that special someone a Valentine card when you can make your very own from the beautiful materials nature supplies? We will provide the natural materials, so come to Burr Oak Woods to …
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Mother Nature Reads

  • 10:00 AM –   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 …

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Les Choristes (2004)—this isn’t for a few weeks but you need to reserve your spot if you are interested in attending this.
Thursday, March 8 | 7:00 PM | Tivoli Cinemas

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