Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

WDAF Fox 4 covers Kansas City’s Warrior Dash

Monday, August 1st, 2011


Thursday in Olathe – Harvest Wheat 19th Century Style at Free Mahaffie Event Thursday

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

Harvest Wheat 19th Century Style at Free Mahaffie Event Thursday
Visitors can help harvest wheat 19th Century style at a free event from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 21 at the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop, 1200 Kansas City Road.  The historic site will be open with free admission offering activities focused on 19th Century farming.

In addition to helping harvest the wheat, visitors can learn about the crops the Mahaffie’s grew and the methods they used.  Visitors can make a hook to take home in the blacksmith shop or grind corn to feed the farm animals for a small fee.  Visitors also can help saw wood, check out Mrs. Mahaffie’s cook stove, and enjoy 19th Century children’s games.  Stagecoach rides around the site also will be available with a suggested donation of $2 per person. (more…)

Thursday, July 21 – Leavenworth County Republican Party town hall

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

Leavenworth County Republican Party

July 19, 2011
The Leavenworth County Republican Party will host a Town Hall meeting on Thursday evening, July 21, 6:30-8:30 pm. The meeting will be held at Tampico’s Restaurant, 215 Delaware St, Leavenworth, KS. (more…)

For Kansas City churches, from Chuck Colson – Host “Doing the Right Thing” Simulcast at Your Church

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

Our country is in an ethical free-fall-from Capitol Hill to Wall Street to Main Street. Now is the time to turn things around. We are convinced that you, along with many others, are here “for such a time as this.”

Host a National Webcast.

Opportunity: You and your church can become leaders in a large movement to rebuild America’s ethical foundations. (more…)

Wednesday event, Brownback office – KS Elected, Business and Labor Leaders Demand that Obama Stop Attack on Aviation Industry

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

July 19, 2011

For more information, contact:
Sherriene Jones-Sontag, Office of Governor Brownback, 785.368.7138
Rachel Taylor, Office of Congressman Pompeo, 202.225.6216

KS Elected, Business and Labor Leaders Will Join to Demand the President
Support Kansas Jobs and Stop Attack on Aviation Industry

Topeka - Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and Fourth District Congressman Mike Pompeo will join Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer, Sedgwick County Commissioner Dave Unruh as well as International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers, (IAMAW)  AFL-CIO, District 70 President Steve Rooney, SPEEA Midwest Director Bob Brewer, and Wichita Chamber Chair Lynn Nichols for a news conference Wednesday, July 20th, at the National Center for Aviation Training in Sedgwick County to demand President Barack Obama support Kansas jobs and stop his attack on the aviation industry.  Aviation industry leaders and union members also are expected to attend.

Since the U.S. House of Representatives is in session this week, voting on Cut Cap and Balance and working on ongoing negotiations to our debt ceiling crisis, Congressman Pompeo is unable to physically join tomorrow’s news conference.  Instead, the Congressman will be joining via live video stream.

The event will begin at 1:30 p.m. Central Standard Time.  It is opened to credentialed members of the media who RSVP to Sherriene Jones-Sontag at


Who: Governor Sam Brownback
Congressman Mike Pompeo
Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer
Sedgwick County Commissioner Dave Unruh
IAMAW AFL-CIO, District 70 President Steve Rooney
SPEEA Midwest Director Bob Brewer
Wichita Chamber Chair Lynn Nichols

What: News Conference

Where: National Center for Aviation Training (NCAT)
4004 N. Webb Road
Aviation Training Center Building 300

*Media please enter through the southwest door of Aviation Training Center Building 300.

When: Wednesday, July 20th
1:30 p.m. Central Standard Time

NBC 41 news – Saturday, July 23rd, is Girls Night Out at the Royals game to benefit the American Heart Association

Monday, July 18th, 2011

NBC 41 report – 30th anniversary of Hyatt skywalk collapse tragedy

Sunday, July 17th, 2011

ESPN video – Japan Shocks The World, Wins World Cup

Sunday, July 17th, 2011

Deadline Hollywood – Harry Potter breaking national and international box office records

Sunday, July 17th, 2011


Fox 4 report – Firework Rules Vary Across Greater Kansas City Metro

Saturday, July 2nd, 2011

City of Olathe – Downtown Olathe Arts Festival is scheduled for June 11 and 12

Monday, May 16th, 2011

Olathe Celebrates the Arts
Historic downtown Olathe will soon play host to visual artists from across the region.  The inaugural Downtown Olathe Arts Festival is scheduled for June 11 and 12 at the intersection of Park and Cherry Streets in downtown Olathe.  The juried art festival features over 70 visual artists including emerging artists and artists with disabilities.  The event will also include live musical entertainment, an interactive children’s activity tent, and a variety of food and concessions.  The Olathe Public Library book sale will be held in conjunction with festival activities.

The festival is a collaborative effort by volunteer organizers, the City of Olathe, and the generous support of area businesses.  Festival hours are 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, and 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 12.

Visit for more information, including opportunities to volunteer, donate or sponsor the event.

KCMO Central Library event, May 12 – Fort Leavenworth historian discusses World War General Curtis LeMay

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011


May 1 – Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Historic Site to host Mother’s Day Tea

Monday, April 25th, 2011

Treat Your Mother to an Afternoon Tea this Mother’s Day
In honor of Mother’s Day, the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Historic Site will host a Mother’s Day Tea from 1:30-3:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 1.  The event is open to mothers and daughters ages 12 and up.  Event participants will learn about 19th Century etiquette, make a craft, and enjoy treats, tea and a stagecoach ride.  Musical entertainment will be provided.

Tickets are $12 per person and Olathe residents receive a $2 discount.  Reservations may be made by calling the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm at (913) 971-5111, emailing, or visiting the historic site, 1200 Kansas City Rd., Wednesdays through Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or Sundays noon to 4:00 p.m.  The registration deadline is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 29.

Benefit concert for Padre Pio Academy, May 7 in Shawnee – featuring Michael John Poirier

Monday, April 25th, 2011

Visit Padre Pio Academy for more information.

Leawood Plan Commission Agenda for Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

Please click on the link below to be directed to the Leawood Plan Commission web page.  Once on the web page please scroll down to see the agenda or click on the ‘Current Agenda Packet’ link to open the Plan Commission electronic packet. Thanks, Mark

Public Schedule – Kansas State Treasurer Ron Estes

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

Public Schedule

April 25 – 29, 2011

State Treasurer Ron Estes

4-25 8:30am Kansas Aviation Summit

National Center for Aviation Training

4004 N. Webb Road

Wichita, KS (more…)

City of Shawnee – New Agenda Packet for April 25 meeting

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

A new agenda packet for review. Please follow the link to our website.

CITY OF SHAWNEE                           City Council Meeting                                  AGENDA                          Monday, April 25, 2011                                  7:30 PM


FairTaxKC – Congressman Todd Akin is the guest speaker at Meeting April 21st

Sunday, April 17th, 2011

The Regular FairTaxKC Meeting will be held on Thursday, April 21, 2011
Career Education System

Ward Parkway Shopping Center

8600 Ward Parkway, Suite 130
Kansas City, MO 64114 (more…)

City of Overland Park – Co-sponsors of Johnson County Healthy Yards Expo

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Going green with your lawn

Make your lawn greener and safer by attending this year’s Johnson County Healthy Yards Expo.

The free event is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 26, at the Lenexa Conference Center, 11184 Lackman Road. It is co-sponsored by various organizations including the city of Overland Park.

The Healthy Yards progrLogo for healthy evaluates lawns and gardens in nine areas, from water use to wildlife habitat. When you come to the expo you will receive tips and ideas for proper tools and products to help you make your lawn greener.

Vendors will be on hand to sell plants, lawn care products, garden art and more. Experts from the K-State Research & Extension Office will have master gardeners and others on hand to answer questions.

AFP-Kansas – Grassroots training in Mound City, March 19

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

The Linn County Chapter of Americans for Prosperity-Kansas is hosting a grassroots training session in Mound City THIS SATURDAY. We will review the AFP Grassroots Handbook and discuss privatization of government functions.

Please join us from 1-3 p.m. March 19 at the Bunker Hill Community Building (6th and Main, Mound City) and get your own copy of our activist manual. Refreshments will be served.

To help us ensure we have enough seating, please contact AFP-Kansas field director Jim Mullins at or Linn County Chapter Leader Mary Wilson at