Sign up for summer camp at the farm

Are you looking for summer camp? Look no further than Jr. Growers Summer Farm Camp, a program that empowers young minds to engage in regenerative agriculture alongside farmers and community leaders.

Kansas City Farm School at Gibbs Road hosts the 5-day farm camp for ages 9-12 in June and July.

The summer camp offers an array of engaging […]

StoneLion Puppet Theatre’s new handmade parade celebrates the planet

Join StoneLion Puppet Theatre in a creative new spectacle for our amazing planet. The first-ever handmade parade invites the community to take to the streets in costume and masks alongside its famous giant puppets with street bands, hand-pulled floats, and art. The event culminates in a vibrant dance party and water festival that celebrates our only […]

Join the Great Backyard Bird Count this weekend

Bird and nature lovers everywhere unite in the effort to tally as many of the world’s bird species as possible for the Great Backyard Bird Count. This weekend, enjoy bird watching and help create a clear picture of how birds are faring – whether individual species are declining, increasing, or holding steady in the face […]

February 15th, 2023|Birds, Children, Event, Get involved, Nature, Pollinators, Wildlife|3 Comments

‘Super Bowl of Service’ picks up litter

To celebrate the road to the Super Bowl, youth in Kansas City and Philadelphia gathered for a Super Bowl of Service trash pickup event. 

Kansas City volunteers collected 9 bags of trash near Arrowhead Stadium at the Rock Island Trail on Saturday, February 4 as part of the “Volunteer for 15” challenge. 

“Volunteer for 15” is a […]

February 8th, 2023|Children, Collaboration, Get involved|0 Comments

Where can you donate books for reuse?

If you’ve got a growing pile of books that need a new home, here’s how you can donate them to libraries, schools and children’s back-pack programs.

Several Kansas City area libraries and non-profit organizations will accept new and gently-used book donations. Friends of the Library groups resell donated books and out-of-circulation library books at pop-up sales […]