Tag: trip

KC Rep Christmas Carol 2017

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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…

Rock the Presidents at JCCC

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On November 16 we attended the fun and informative performance of “Rock the Presidents” by Child’s Play Theatre performed at Johnson County Community College. The show presented presidential facts with music, dancing and game show-style quizzes. Both the parents and…