There are a lot of fun things happening tomorrow that are either free or inexpensive. Peruse the list find something that would be memorable for you to do with your family! Thanks to and for all events listed!

32nd Annual Kids Fishing Derby at Lake Jacomo, Jackson County, MO. 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (Registration begins @ 8:30 a.m.) Price: No Charge. It’s fun-filled fishing for kids 2-15 as they show off their angling skill. Casting clinics, demonstrations and prizes make this the perfect family event!

Happy Birthday Harry! With a nod to Truman’s famous “Buck Stops Here” sign, the tourism attractions of Independence will offer dollar admission all day long. The attractions which are participating are: 1859 Jail and Marshal’s Home Museum, 217 N. Main, Bingham-Waggoner Estate, 313 W. Pacific, Harry S. Truman Home National Historic Site, 219 N. Delaware (buy tickets at Truman Visitor Center, 223 N. Main), Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, 500 W. U. S. 24 Highway, Leila’s Hair Museum, 1333 S. Noland , National Frontier Trails Museum, 318 W. Pacific, Puppetry Arts Institute, 11025 E. Winner Road, and Vaile Mansion, 1500 N. Liberty. 10 a.m. – to 5 p.m.

THIS MAY BE INTERESTING–not free but close to it: Sheep Shearing at Missouri Town 1855, Fleming Park, Jackson County, MO. 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Adults $5.00, Youth 5-13 and Seniors $3.00. Under 5 Free. Our annual event where the flock is sheared of their winter fleece. Artisans will demonstrate the entire process of making wool including washing of the fleece, carding, spinning, dyeing and weaving. Handcrafted fiber pieces will be available for purchase.

7:00 AM Tractor Cruise At The National Agricultural Center & Hall Of Fame

May 04, 2013 7:00 AM

Tractor Cruise

May 4th

Tractor enthusiasts will gather to drive a scenic 35 mile loop around Wyandotte County and raise funds for the Ag Hall of Fame. The Cruise starts at the Ag Hall, and heads to downtown Bonner Springs to join the Marble Day Parade. With a spin around Lakeside Speedway and stops at Cabelas, Nuts & Bolts Hardware and Wyandotte County Park, this scenic drive will be one to remember. Parade routes available to spectators. Sponsored by the Greater Kansas City Two-Cylinder Club; All tractor makes and models welcome.

Cost: Free

The National Agricultural Center & Hall of Fame
630 North 126th Street
Bonner Springs, KS 66012

9:00 AM 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
, KS

9:30 AM FREE Day Of Dance

May 04, 2013 9:30 AM

FREE Day of Dance

Free Community Dance classes for children ages 3-18.

Ballet Conservatory of Independence introduces our community outreach event- A Day of Dance!

Come and try all kinds of dance







Come for a class and see how fun being healthy can be. Dance is a wonderful way to have fun while moving and keeping our bodies energetic and strong. The Ballet Conservatory of Independence believes that all children should be introduced to dance early in life in order to help establish habits for a healthy life. We are happy to be able to provide this free opportunity to all of the children in our community.

Come all day or just for the classes you want.

Register for classes at

Cost: FREE

Ballet Conservatory of Independence
16816 E 40 HWY
Independence, MO 64055

For more information:
Sponsor: Ballet Conservatory of Independence
Telephone: 816-373-3456
Contact name: Ballet Conservatory of Independence

11:00 AM Fun, FREE Music Activities- All Ages

May 04, 2013 11:00 AM

KC Strings and the Metropolitan Strings Academy will celebrate the Grand Opening of their new Olathe shop with a day of fun, FREE, music festivities.

11:00am Stone Lion Puppet Theatre performs "Bubba and Trixie" (This performance is designed for children ages 1-8.)

11:30am "Bubbles and Bach"– Sing, dance, play bells, drums and more! Join us for a family music class sure to delight children ages 0-5.

12:00-4:30- Live Music, Refreshments, and. . .

Stringed Instrument "Petting Zoo"– Have you always wanted to try an instrument? All ages are welcome to try violin, viola, cello, bass, guitar, banjo, mandolin, and piano! Our wonderful staff of instructors will be on hand to offer guidance and helpful tips!

Violin Making Demonstration- Master Luthier, Anton Krutz will share the process of violin making. See and touch the parts of an unfinished violin!

Orchestra Performances! Have your children ever seen a real orchestra? The academy’s own Pinnacle Chamber Orchestra will perform a family friendly concert from 3:30-4:00pm!

25% off all KC Strings instruments and Accessories!

Please call (913) 227-4642 or visit our website for more information.

15208 S. Black Bob Rd., Olathe, KS 66062

Cost: FREE

KC Strings Olathe
15208 S. Black Bob Rd
Olathe, KS 66062

1:00 PM Bonnet Festival

May 04, 2013 1:00 PM

The Friends of the Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum will host the Big Shoal Bonnet Festival. Come spend a day at the farm with games, music, crafts and activities for all ages. This event will be held on the grounds of the Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum. This event is free to the public and includes free admission to the Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum.

Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum
6707 NE Antioch Rd
Gladstone , MO

6:00 PM Linden Square Concert Series

Apr 27, 2013 – May 11, 2013 6:00 PM

Free Summer Concert Series

  • April 27: Rivertown is a high energy Country Pop group with one idea in mind: Entertainment! From Little big Town to Patsy Cline, Michael Jackson to Fleetwood Mac, Rivertown has it all!
  • May 3: The Transients. This Trio has approached the "Live Cover Band" from an entirely new angle. They excel with all the standard hits you love from Stevie Ray Vaughn, Eric Clapton and Tom Petty but also perform the latest in current pop music. Including tracks from Justin Timberlake, Dave Matthews, and John Mayer. AND they’ve brought the world of recorded perfection to any live venue with their integration of ProTools.
  • May 4: Queen Cover Band. What would Freddy Mercury have been like, if he really was a woman?! Well, Killer Queen has got that covered!!!….. With Freddie’s long lost twin sister Freda Mercury! She’s come a long way to join a band of superb musicians to re-create the music of Queen! Along w/the exciting stage presence inherited from Freddie to Freda, Killer Queen executes the excitement & finesse of a classic Queen concert.
  • May 11: Vantage Point. Kansas City’s premier variety rock band! Playing hits from Adele, Boston, Grand Funk, and much more!
  • May 17: Oasis. Oasis features lead vocalist Bonnie Fanniel; one of the finest female vocalist in the region! She has won national recognized singing competitions & performs at all major events throughout the Kansas city area. Oasis performs major hits from the Motown era to the 70’s, 80’s, & 90’s

Linden Square
NE 70th Street and Cherry Street
Gladstone , MO

KC Northern Railroad

May 04, 2013 – Sep 29, 2013

Our two restored Miniature Train Company (MTC) and one Allen Herschell G-16 trains operate on ½ mile of track in Frank Vaydik / Line Creek Park Kansas City, Missouri.


SATURDAYS 10:00AM – 6:00PM
SUNDAYS 12:01PM – 6:00PM
HOLIDAYS 12:01PM – 6:00PM

Cost: 50cents per ride All Ages!

Frank Vaydik Line Creek Park
60th Street & NW Waukomis Drive
Kansas City, MO