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Weekend Activities in KC– Easter 2011

There’s lots going on in the next few days…particularly on Saturday – the day before Easter!  If you’ve got family or friends in town for the holiday weekend, there are activities listed for Saturday from ALL corners of the metro!  KCK, Overland Park, Lee’s Summit, Kansas City North, you name it. Especially fun…the Easter parade at Zona Rosa and the Easter Bunny at Crown Center!  Have fun!

Thursday, April 21, 2011

  • American Girl Party at Leawood Town Center’s Barnes & Noble – 7pm
  • “1/2-Day ARTrageous ART Workshop”: A 2 1/2 hour ART workshop at ARTrageous Creative Studio in south Prairie Village on the children’s day off school, grades 1-8. From 12:30 – 3:00 the Children will explore the history of Ukranian Eggs and create their own decorated eggs in this style using new coloring and patterning techniques. The cost per child is $20.00 to be paid on arrival that day. Pre-enrollment to Julie Flanagan at [email protected] or call “Miss Julie” at 913-642-8122

Friday, April 22, 2011

  • FREE Admission to Powell Gardens on Earth Day -Powell Gardens honors our home planet with free admission on this day. For a bonus, children can make a free, ready-to-plant eco-pot filled with dirt and seeds from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Open Gym for all ages – Blue Valley Recreation Activity Center, South Overland Park – Kids 5 & under must be accompanied and supervised by an adult; parents of kids 6 six years and above must wait in the lobby. Daily fee or punch card accepted. Friday 1/7-5/27, 3-6pm. Saturday 1/8-5/28, 3:30-5pm.
  • “1/2-Day ARTrageous ART Workshop”: A 2 1/2 hour ART workshop at ARTrageous Creative Studio in south Prairie Village on the children’s day off school, grades 1-8. From 12:30 – 3:00 the Children will explore the history of Ukranian Eggs and create their own decorated eggs in this style using new coloring and patterning techniques. The cost per child is $20.00 to be paid on arrival that day. Pre-enrollment to Julie Flanagan at [email protected] or call “Miss Julie” at 913-642-8122
  • The Easter Bunny visits Crown Center, Shops Atrium, Level 1. A professional photographer will be taking pictures for a fee and visitors are welcome to bring their cameras. Noon to 4 p.m. No admission fee. (April 16-17, 22-23)
  • Spot the Dog (costumed character) comes to Zona Rosa’s Barnes & Noble to meet the kids and pose for pictures – 11am

Saturday, April 23, 2011

  • Ollie’s Egg Hunt at Paradise Park – Lee’s Summit – egg hunts begin at 10:30 and 1:30
  • Legends Outlets Kansas City 3rd annual Easter Family Fun Day, noon – 3:00 p.m. This FREE event is for the entire family, featuring the Easter Bunny, fun activities and games, and chances to win valuable prizes including Legends Outlets gift cards and Schlitterbahn Waterpark tickets
  • Zona Rosa’s Easter Parade – starts at 11am (Kansas City North)
  • Grand Opening of the new Overland Park Yogurtini at 119th & Metcalf, on Saturday, April 23rd, from 4-8pm
  • KidSafe seminar – KC Premier Martial Arts & Fitness, Riverside MO (Northland) – followed by the 1st Annual KCPMA Easter Egg Hunt!!!! Everyone welcome, FREE EVENT!!
  • Open Gym for all ages – Blue Valley Recreation Activity Center, South Overland Park – Kids 5 & under must be accompanied and supervised by an adult; parents of kids 6 six years and above must wait in the lobby. Daily fee or punch card accepted. Friday 1/7-5/27, 3-6pm. Saturday 1/8-5/28, 3:30-5pm.
  • Easter Egg Hunt at One Spirit Methodist Church, 7900 Blue Ridge Blvd. KCMO – 10:45 a.m. – Children ages 2-10 and their parents
    are invited for a free activity featuring a short video explaining the Easter story, an Easter Egg Hunt and take-home treats.
  • The Easter Bunny visits Crown Center, Shops Atrium, Level 1. A professional photographer will be taking pictures for a fee and visitors are welcome to bring their cameras. Noon to 4 p.m. No admission fee. (April 16-17, 22-23)
  • Easter in Independence at Bingham Middle School. Sponsored by Life Connection Church and other community sponsors. 100,000 eggs to hunt by age group. Thousands turn out each year!
  • Spot the Dog (costumed character) comes to Zona Rosa’s Barnes & Noble to meet the kids and pose for pictures – 11am

Sunday, April 24, 2011

    HAPPY EASTER!!
*image of Zona Rosa Easter Parade 2010 courtesy of Fox4KC.com

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