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Give kids a night with the KC Zoo animals

If you’re looking for a unique experience to give the kids for the holidays, check out the Kansas City Zoo overnights with the animals.

Throughout the year, there are opportunities for a Nocturnal Safari, Birthday Bash Overnight, Slumber Down Under with Kangaroos, a Polar Bear PJ Party, Penguin Pole-Looza and Elephant Extravaganza. Most overnights are designed […]

Take a walk on the wild side this Halloween

Hike through a bat cave, explore a bone yard in the woodlands or check out a pumpkin trail at these three nature-inspired, family-friendly, Halloween events this weekend.

HOWLoween: October 19

Enjoy the sights and sounds of nature’s creatures at HOWLoween in the Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center’s outdoor garden from 6 – 9 p.m. on Friday, October […]

October 16th, 2018|Children, Conservation, Event, Native plants, Nature, Wildlife|0 Comments

Take a walk, or bike to school

Students are encouraged to skip the car or bus ride and walk or bike to school for International Walk to School Day on Wednesday, October 10.

Events are planned across the country to encourage students, schools and neighborhoods to join the citywide effort. Schools can participate with walking school buses, assemblies and rallies, mileage clubs, traffic […]

Enjoy a weekend at the Kaw Valley Farm Tour

Load up the kids a pick a route to visit 32 farms on the Kaw Valley Farm Tour this weekend. Visit local farmers, pumpkin patches and wineries and see how everything from alpacas to zucchini is raised and grown.

The 14thannual farm tour includes farms along the Kaw River from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, October […]

Go back to school in eco-friendly style

As you head out for back-to-school shopping, consider these 12 ideas for reducing waste, reusing and recycling to make it easier on you and the environment.

Here are a dozen tips for more sustainable school supplies, lunches, clothes, computers and even student desks for your home.

Before you head out to buy new supplies, take stock […]