Tag: february

February 2018 Lego Club Creations

For this month’s meeting, we started out with mini builds for hearts, valentines, flowers, and Groundhog Day. From there, we moved on to one of our most popular challenges – Lego racers! Here are some of the creations the kids…

February 2017 Lego Club

Our February meeting was a busy one, with all kinds of great creations made by the kids. We started with a mini build based off February holidays, such as Valentine’s Day, Presidents’ Day, Mardi Gras, Chinese New Year, Wild Bird…

African Culture Connection at JCCC

On Thursday we celebrated Black History Month by attending a performance of African Culture Connection performed at Yardley Hall at Johnson County Community College as part of their Arts Education Series. The troupe is based out of Omaha, Nebraska, and…

National Geographic Big Cats

On Tuesday we went to the Kauffman Center for a National Geographic lecture called “On the Trail of the Big Cats” given by famed wildlife photographer Steve Winter. Winter has been a photographer for National Geographic for over 25 years,…

February Bowling

On Thursday we enjoyed another afternoon of bowling at Park Lanes in Shawnee. The kids had a great time working on their bowling techniques, and the parents had fun too! Thanks to all who attended, and thanks to Park Lanes…

St. George and the Dragon

Today we attended the performance of “St. George and the Dragon” at Paul Mesner Puppets. This retelling of the children’s classic was lots of fun and full of the quirky humor and plot twists that are part of every Paul…

Valentine’s Party 2016

On Wednesday we had our Valentine’s party, and had a great time! The kids decorated valentine bags for gathering all the cards and treats and worked on crafts. There were all kinds of yummy treats, then we played games including…

2016 KinderKonzert

Before the performance, as the orchestra was seating themselves   On Tuesday we attended the 2016 KinderKonzert performance by the Kansas City Symphony. This year’s program was “The Remarkable Farkle McBride” and was focused on symphonic stories. The music performed,…

Snakes Alive! at Ernie Miller Nature Center

On Wednesday we attended the Snakes Alive! program at Ernie Miller Nature Center. Our interpreter, Amber, did a great job of introducing several different kinds of snakes (and a snake cousin), talking about their various characteristics, and dispelling some common…

February 2016 Lego Club Creations

For February’s Lego Club we started with a mini build based on February holidays – Valentine’s Day, Groundhog Day and Presidents’ Day. The kids then moved on to our challenge – Playing with Perspective. They were challenged to either choose…