Here are a few things happening in the area today. This list was compiled from events listed @,, and Thanks to these sites for their information!

FREE Home Depot Kids Workshop

Jan 05, 2013 – Dec 07, 2013 9:00 AM


  • FREE hands-on workshops designed for children ages 5 – 12 offered the 1st Saturday of every month at all The Home Depot stores between 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m
  • Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills, tool safety and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment.
  • All kids get to keep their craft and receive a FREE Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin and certificate of achievement.

Home Depot Stores Across the Metro

I RARELY post anything that costs money but with a little 2 yo still singing jingle bells I thought that this would be a really fun family activity with the snow!

Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides At Mahaffie

Mar 02, 2013 11:00 AM

Let it snow! Join Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Historic Site, 1200 Kansas City Road, Olathe, KS, Saturday March 2 from 11am-3pm for horse drawn sled rides. With the blessing the snow, there is enough for our draft horses to comfortably pull our farm sled around the Mahaffie grounds! Sled rides will be offered as part of our Winter programs and are dependent upon ground conditions, please visit or our Facebook page for the latest information.

Our sled, reminiscent of work sleds used on farms in the 19th century, can accommodate up to 4-6 people per ride. Dress warm and cozy up under our buffalo robe during the rides and then warm up in the cellar of the Mahaffie Farmhouse by drinking hot chocolate. Cost for all activities is $5/adults and $3/children ages 5-11, children under 4 are free. Other activities may include maple syrup demonstrations and tour the Mahaffie house.

Please follow the signs for parking to the parking lot of the Mahaffie farmhouse for the sled rides. Bundle up, wear boots and come enjoy these fun winter activities!

The Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm is open year-round 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Activities vary seasonally. Details, including a schedule of winter events, are available at or by calling (913) 971-5111.

Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Historic Site is operated by the Parks and Recreation Department of the City of Olathe. Open hours, stagecoach operations, living history activities, special events and programs vary seasonally. Access is limited in the winter months and the site is closed major holidays. Please call or visit our website for current times and dates, (913) 971-5111.

Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop
1200 Kansas City Road
Olathe, KS

1:00 PM Art + Family = FUN

Jan 05, 2013 – Dec 29, 2013 1:00 PM

Join us every Saturday and Sunday from 1-4 p.m. for FREE activities for all ages!

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
4525 Oak
Kansas City, MO

Hats Off to Reading!-zona ROSA BARNES AND NOBLE

Saturday, March 2 – 11:00 AMBarnes & Noble Children’s Section

Join Barnes & Noble for a Read Across America Event featuring Cat in the Hat Storytime, fun Cat-tivities and treats! Help us teach children to LOVE reading and learning! Bring the family and prepare to have a ball!

FUNVILLE: What do you want to be?"

Dates: Feb. 2-May 5 | Location: Crown Center Area | Venue: Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64108

What do you want to be when you grow up-a zookeeper, an astronaut, a firefighter, a school teacher, a veterinarian, a football player, a racecar driver or even the President of the United States? Kids can experience all these grown-up occupations an…

Admission: FREE
Type: Exhibits,Free Events,Just for Kids