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12th Annual FREE Comic Book Day

By Alexis | Co-Editor

A FREE DAY OF FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY Worldwide Free Comic Book Day Comes to Kansas City with Comics for All Ages! Pop Culture Comix in Overland Park is one of thousands of comic book shops around the world celebrating the comic book art form on Saturday, May 4th. On Free Comic Book... »

Come audition for KC SuperStar, Jewish Community Center Sponsored Event

By Alexis | Co-Editor

April Auditions for 2013 KC SuperStar Singing Competition; Top Kansas City High School Singer to Win $7500 Scholarship KC Chiefs CEO & Chairman Clark Hunt to be honored as Community SuperStar If you are a high school student in the metro area, YOU could be chosen as Kansas City’s next singing super star! Come... »

Johnson County Library Celebrates 2013 National Library Week, April 14-20

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Check it out! Relevant and responsive….Not your grandfather’s library! In 2012 the Johnson County Library had 2.52 million visitors to the 13 library locations. That’s more than attended Royals, Chiefs and the Nelson Atkins combined. There were an additional 1.96 million virtual visits through the library’s webpage. The Johnson County Library offers free books... »

{What’s New}: OP Soccer Complex No. 1 in Nation

By Alexis | Co-Editor

  OP Soccer Complex was named the top soccer city in the nation by Livability because it’s considered the only complex of its kind in the United States. “The complex is world class,” says Doug Burris, vice president of the Overland Park Soccer Club. “It really has been a driver in the growth of... »

Farmstead Opens

By Alexis | Co-Editor

The Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead opens it’s gates at 9 a.m. on April 1 just like it’s been doing for the past 35 years. Mark your calendars now for the official opening day celebration on Saturday, April 6, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. where there will be hourly tours. What’s new 50+ new... »

JoCo Summer Camp Guides

By Alexis | Co-Editor

We haven't even hit Spring Break yet and my kids are already talking about summer camps. They have decided that 4 is the perfect number for their 2 month summer break. They include art, theatre, nature and science camps. In case you or your kids are getting antsy about summer break and getting registered for... »

EASTER ROUNDUP 2013

By Alexis | Co-Editor

With Easter and spring quickly approaching, here are some JoCo events for you and the family to enjoy this year! March 9 Egg Dive • Saturday, March 9, 2013 Ages 1 and up (Children under five years of age must be accompanied by a swimming adult.) Come join the fun and help find eggs... »

BIZ SPOTLIGHT: Annie’s Barn

By Alexis | Co-Editor

We are constantly on the hunt for cool stuff, eclectic ware for our home. I love mixing textures, colors, styles and eras. We have frequented many vintage sales around town looking for those unique finds that only a keen picker can find and transform. Recently I ran across a really cool chick, LeAnne, from... »

Battle of the Books at Arbor Creek Elementary

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Battle of the Books has been an Olathe School District tradition since 1997 and it continues to challenge students’ reading comprehension and retention skills. More than 120 teams of fourth- and fifth-graders from 18 elementary schools are working together to read all 20 books on this year’s reading list. More than 715 students received... »

Deanna Rose Pumpkin Hollow is today if you are looking for Saturday family fun

By Alexis | Co-Editor

      Come and get lost in our pumpkin patch of pre-picked pumpkins. From big and small to round and tall, you’ll find a pumpkin you like and so much more at the Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead’s annual Pumpkin Hollow. At Pumpkin Hollow, a horse-drawn wagon ride will take you to and from... »