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Dinosaurs Revealed at Union Station

image courtesy of Dinosaurs Revealed This week we went to Union Station for the Dinosaurs Revealed exhibit and an afternoon at Science City. The exhibit featured a combination of 26 life-size animatronic dinosaurs, models of dinosaurs dig sites, a hands-on…

Arabia Steamboat Museum

This week we drove to downtown Kansas City, MO to tour the Arabia Steamboat Museum. This museum is dedicated to the excavation of the Arabia Steamboat, which sank in the Missouri River in 1856, but was not excavated until 1987.…

Spring 2018 KinderKonzert

On Wednesday we returned to the Kauffman Center for the spring 2018 KinderKonzert – The Science of Sound with the Science City STEAM Team. In this performance, the kids learned all about how sounds are made, how we hear them,…

Nutcracker 2017

We went to the Kauffman Center this week to watch this year’s student matinee of The Nutcracker, performed by the Kansas City Ballet. The kids enjoyed the choreography, the beautiful costumes, the wonderful music performed by the Kansas City Symphony,…

KC Symphony Out of This World!

On Wednesday, we headed to the Kauffman Center for the KC Symphony‘s fall performance titled “Out of This World!” The program was focused on music that represented space, stars, planets, and clouds. The performance began with Also Sprach Zarathrusta, better…

KinderKonzert Spring 2017

Image credit – the Kansas City Symphony On February 1 we attended the KC Symphony’s spring 2017 KinderKonzert performance on Symphonic Citizenship. This program used the orchestra to show the kids how they can be good citizens using traits such…

Pompeii at Union Station

On Wednesday we traveled to Union Station to go back in time to Pompeii! This exhibition features over 200 artifacts from Pompeii, giving us a glimpse into Roman life in the 1st century. The exhibition has artifacts from various areas…

The 2016 Nutcracker by the KC Ballet

On December 9 we watched the KC Ballet’s updated performance of “The Nutcracker” at the Kauffman Center. We had a great time, and the kids really enjoyed the show. The costumes were beautiful, so were the backdrops, and the child-friendly…

A Christmas Carol at KC Rep

On November 29 we attended a Kansas City favorite, “A Christmas Carol” performed by the KC Rep. This show was one of the best performances we have ever attended, if not the very best. The actors, the costumes and the…