EVENT DATE : December 30, 9:00AM - December 30, 1:00PM

Ring in the new year with the whole family—and be done before nap time! This annual sold-out event features bowling, crafts, Legos, dancing with DJ Joe, a pizza buffet from Pinstripes, entertainment, horse and wagon rides, and a milk and cookies toast and balloon drop at noon. For more information, visit VisitPrairieFire.com.

EVENT DATE : January 6, 7:30PM - January 6, 9:00PM

"YidLife Crisis Live!" starring Jamie Elman and Eli Batalion, the creators and stars of the award-winning Yiddish comedy web series "YidLife Crisis," present a night of shtick, schmoozing and inspiration. This duo mix skits, discussion, screenings and use the “trojan horse” of comedy to bring Yiddish and yiddishkayt to the forefront and engage the topic of Jewish identity for all. Contact 913.327.8054 or boxoffice@thejkc.org.

EVENT DATE : January 9, 11:30AM - January 9, 1:00PM

Come and enjoy a catered lunch and entertainment on the second Tuesday of every month. It's a great way to socialize and meet new friends! Cost: $8 per person. Reservations required one week in advance for catering purposes. For more information or to register, please call 913.339.6700, ext. 154.  

EVENT DATE : January 13, 9:00AM - January 13, 5:00PM

Join for a day filled with great 20-minute informational seminars, representatives from each vendor and exclusive sale pricing. For a list of seminar times, visit CruiseHolidaysKC.com

EVENT DATE : January 13, 7:00PM - January 13, 9:00PM

An artist will guide you step by step through the featured painting while enjoying the company of the class. Includes all your painting supplies: canvas, paints, brushes, aprons. Pinot's also provides glassware, plates and silverware. The fee does not include wine, but please feel free to bring your own or you may purchase wine or beer from the bar.

EVENT DATE : January 18, 7:30PM - January 18, 9:00PM

Aspiring to expand the genre of percussion chamber music through performing and creative collaboration, arx duo has been blazing a trail in the realm of contemporary music since their inception at the Yale School of Music in 2013 with a repertoire ranging from established masters to today’s newest compositional voices. For tickets and information, visit 1900Bldg.com/Concerts/arxduo.

EVENT DATE : January 23-February 11

A world-premiere production with magic and wonderment where 13-year old Jack McCall learns some very bad news about his health. His best friend, Waddy, is not as concerned as he is. From there, reality blends with fantasy as Jack becomes convinced that he needs to find his way back to the magical park and the imaginary friends from his childhood. Showtimes vary. 

EVENT DATE : January 27, 10:00AM - January 27, 1:00PM

Explore the museum’s signature exhibition featuring the 1950s All-Electric House, and play in KidScape! Tour the temporary exhibit, “Let’s Celebrate: Johnson County Museum is 50!” Have hands-on fun with activities and crafts in the museum from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. No preregistration required. Purchase admission upon arrival. Adult: $5, senior (60+): $4, ages 1-17: $3 children under 1 and museum members: free.  

EVENT DATE : January 28, 7:00PM - January 28, 9:00PM

Born in Kansas City, Deborah’s musical talents propelled her from coast to coast in the U.S., eventually leading her to Europe via Japan and Indonesia, culminating in a 12-year residency in Europe. Performing in nightclubs, concerts and jazz festivals and on television and radio soundstages, she has 16 recordings as a leader and is featured on many others. For tickets and information, call 913.469.4445.  

EVENT DATE : February 3, 6:30PM - February 3, 8:30PM

Event includes an array of desserts, dancing, photos and a souvenir. Participate in dance competitions and much, much more! Fee: $45 per pair and $12.50 per additional daughter. Leawood resident discounted fee: $40 per pair and $10 per additional daughter. Deadline to register is January 26.