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Upcoming events in Kansas City and surrounding areas.

Compost is for Everyone!

Antioch Urban Growers 2727 NE 44th St, Kansas City, MO, United States

Expect to enjoy learning through fun, hands-on activities, song and demonstrations. You will learn about the value of compost as a soil fertilizer and how to create your own compost and value of keeping food waste out of our landfills. Join Stan Slaughter and Katy White in fun, hands-on activities, songs, and demonstrations. Q&A following […]

Garden Party for the Planet

StoneLion’s Garden 2400 East Truman Road Kansas City MO 64127 2400 East Truman Road, Kansas City, MO, United States

Join StoneLion Puppet Theatre and friends in a garden party of performances, arts and crafts and fun. Drum Tribe, puppet shows, puppet making, environmental education activities, and games. Bring a picnic, lawn chairs, or blankets. Make a marionette puppet, see green screen activities, learn about stormwater runoff, watch a puppet show, join in on a […]

Free

Garden Party for the Planet

StoneLion's Garden 2400 East Truman Road, Kansas City, MO, MO, United States

Join StoneLion Puppet Theatre and friends in a garden party of performances, arts and crafts and fun. Drum Tribe, puppet shows, puppet making, environmental education activities, and games. Bring a picnic, lawn chairs, or blankets. Make a marionette puppet, see green screen activities, learn about stormwater runoff, watch a puppet show, join in on a […]

Free

“The Street Project” documentary screening

Kansas City Public Library - North-East Branch 6000 Wilson Ave., Kansas City, MO, United States

Join BikeWalkKC and the Kansas City Public Library for a screening of the documentary The Street Project! This hour-long film discusses the rise in traffic violence that impacts pedestrians and cyclists, as well as offering some solutions. Following the film, BikeWalkKC will present on local issues and advocacy, as well as a panel discussion with other […]

Compost Fest + Plant Sale

KC Farm School at Gibbs Road 4223 Gibbs Rd, Kansas City, KS, United States

Join KC Farm School and Missouri Organic for a block party event with a summer plant sale and Compost Fest. Plant Sale KC Farm School will be hosting its biggest plant sale of the year featuring summer vegetable plants including 20+ varieties of tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, cucumbers, squash, herbs, annual flower, and native plant starts […]

Missouri Prairie Foundation Native Plant Sale

Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center 4750 Troost Ave., Kansas City, MO, United States

Join the Missouri Prairie Foundation for a native plant sale on Saturday, May 11. Native plant vendors will sell native plants, including: City Roots Nursery, Gaylena’s Gardens, Missouri Wildflowers, Ozark Soul, and Sow Wild Natives. Customers can see plant lists in advance and also pre-order plants for pickup at the sale by contacting the nurseries […]

Miami County Farm Tour

This Mother’s Day weekend, escape to the country and explore a vineyard, see a pecan farm, meet goats and alpacas, and find homegrown treats at the Miami County Farm Tour. 12 farms and the Wildwood Outdoor Education Center will be open to visitors from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, […]

Gardeners Connect Free Speaker Series

Merriam Community Center 6040 Slater St, Merriam, KS, United States

If there was one taste of summer for Kansas City-area gardeners, it must be that of a tomato. Not a supermarket tomato, but a garden-grown one or one grown by area producers. The May program in Gardeners Connect’s Free Speaker Series celebrates the tomato with a presentation by half of the entrepreneurial couple who produce […]

Free

Nature Walk & Birding Along the Blue River

Join The Resilient Activist and friends for a morning walk along a wooded trail along the Blue River Parkway Trail System. Listen for birds, including late migrants. No birding background is required. We’ll be guided by veteran birder, Don Arney. You may wish to download the Merlin Bird ID app ahead of time. The app can help […]

Tree Identification Class

Burr Oak Woods Conservation Nature Center 1401 NW Park Rd, Blue Springs, MO, United States

Do you ever wonder what the tree species are growing on your property? The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is offering a free Tree ID class from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, at the Burr Oak Woods Nature Center in Blue Springs. Participants will learn how to identify Missouri trees. Nikki King, […]

KC Current Solar Panel Ribbon Cutting

CPKC Stadium 1460 E Front St, Kansas City, United States

Good Energy Solutions, one of the leading solar design and installation companies in Kansas and Missouri, will hold an event on Saturday, May 18 at 5:30 p.m. to cut the ribbon on a new solar panel installation for CPKC Stadium, home of the Kansas City Current professional women’s soccer team. The Kansas City Current partnered […]

Free

Dog Days at Powell Gardens

Powell Gardens 1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, MO, United States

On the third Sunday of the month (May – September), Powell Gardens welcomes dogs! You and your furry friend are invited to spend the day strolling and sniffing the gardens. As Kansas City’s botanical garden, Powell Gardens celebrates the Midwest spirit of place with display gardens, a three-mile nature trail, rotating exhibitions, architecture, and more. […]