The Kansas City Zoo will begin construction in October on a new 20,000-30,000-gallon Touch Tank Exhibit. Visitors will be able to touch cownose stingrays and bamboo sharks in the new $1.5 million exhibit, which is expected to open May 1, 2018.
Call it democracy in action: Young citizens in Johnson County were recently given the opportunity to choose their favorite design for the new destination playground at Meadowbrook Park, located at 91st and Nall in Prairie Village, Kansas.
With summer winding down and cooler weather not far behind, families will soon be looking for more ways to keep kids active indoors. Thanks to recent renovations, Matt Ross Community Center in Overland Park, Kansas, will offer new options this fall and winter.
Santa’s traded the sleigh for the Kansas City Southern Holiday Express Train! See the holiday train, along with Santa, when it stops by Union Station Dec. 15-19. Visitors can visit with Santa, board the train and tour the inside of three cars. Visiting the train is free.