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National Geographic Live! Oceans

On Tuesday we attended the first National Geographic Live! program of 2018. This month’s program was about Oceans, and featured Brian Skerry showcasing his amazing photos and videos. Mr. Skerry has been photographing nature, especially marine animals, since childhood, and…

KC Rep Christmas Carol 2017

We kicked off the Christmas season by watching a performance of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol by KC Rep. We were excited to see world-class acting in a local setting. This year’s production brought in more special effects, changed to more…

Beyond Planet Earth

For our latest field trip, we explored outer space via the newest exhibit, Beyond Planet Earth, currently on display at Museum at Prairie Fire. This exhibit has all kinds of wonderful space items, as well as dioramas of potential space…

Pizzeria Locale

On May 16 and 17 we had two groups of students visit Pizzeria Locale at 95th and Quivira to learn all about how pizza dough is made, and to enjoy a pizza lunch courtesy of the restaurant. The demonstration started…

Grinter Place Tour

Last week we toured Grinter Place, a historical site in Kansas City, KS, to experience life in the 1850s at a ferry boat crossing. The Grinter family ran a ferry boat that carried travelers moving westward across the Kansas River.…

Velveteen Rabbit at TYA

On April 26th we attended the live performance of “The Velveteen Rabbit” at Theatre for Young America in Union Station. This adaptation takes the beloved classic into the library for a feature on rabbits, and includes a magician who helps…

Odd Squad Live at JCCC

Things were definitely odd when we attended the performance of Odd Squad Live at Johnson County Community College! The kids had a great time watching the live version of the PBS show. The live performance featured two agents who were…