EVENT DATE : June 2, 7:00AM
Kansas City, MO 64108

As a St. Jude Hero, you'll raise funds for the kids of St. Jude while you train for your race. Heroes help ensure that families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food -- because all a family should worry about is helping their child live. lydia.chapman@stjude.org, 816-489-1324

EVENT DATE : June 3, 8:00AM
Town Center Plaza

The race will raise funds for the Live Like Luke Foundation and its mission to eliminate the financial barrier for children wishing to participate in enrichment activities. This 5K event will provide participants with race shirts, and overall and age group awards to the top finishers. There will be a family zone for kids to enjoy and food and beverages for participants. RunSignup.com/Race/KS/Leawood/LiveLikeLuke5K

EVENT DATE : June 5, 9:30AM
The Amphitheater or the Lodge at Ironwoods Park 147th & Mission Road, Leawood KS 66224

The Leawood Arts Council, in conjunction with the Parks and Recreation Department, will provide “Grinnin’ & Groovin’” entertainment for the entire family each Tuesday, June 5 through June 26th 9:30- 10:30 AM.Schedule:June 5: Funky MamaJune 12: Jim "Mr. Stinky Feet" CosgroveJune 19: StoneLion PuppetsJune 26:  juggler Brian Wendling

EVENT DATE : June 6, 9:30AM
Ironwoods Park at 147th & Mission Road, Leawood, KS 66224

Wednesdays in June & JulyFor boys & girls ages 5 - 10. Each session includes a story, an activity, game or craft.9:30 to 11:00 am$3 per child per sessionJune 6, June 13, June 20, June 27July 11, July 18, July 25

EVENT DATE : June 7, 6:00PM
Town Center Plaza 5000 W 119th Street Leawood, KS 66209

Free Family Concert Series. Kids area includes inflatables, face painting, and more. Food and beverage sales from Hereford House benefit JDRF. Don't forget to bring your blankets and chairs, (no coolers, please). June 7: The RomanticsJune 14: The Fabulous ThunderbirdsJune 21: FastballJune 28: Sister Hazel

EVENT DATE : June 8, 6:00PM
Theatre in the Park

Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner, Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater and a compelling book by Doug Wright, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs, including "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl" and "Part of Your World."

EVENT DATE : June 9, 9:00AM
Leawood City Park • 10601 Lee Boulevard

Make fitness a family affair by learning how to incorporate walking and biking into your family lifestyle to form positive attitudes about getting active and staying healthy!Activities will be available for beginner to experienced bicycle and walking / running enthusiasts. The event is free and open to everyone.

EVENT DATE : June 16, 9:00AM
Crown Center

The 16th annual free festival will feature antique pottery, china, toys, linens, collectibles, furniture, jewelry, book and more from 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. on June 16 and 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. on June 17.

EVENT DATE : June 23, 7:00PM
OP Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

Join us at the beautiful Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens for the 11th annual Stems: A Garden Soirée. Stems is a delightful garden party benefiting The Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park, so they can grow and support Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, the OP Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, and city art installations.

EVENT DATE : June 30, 8:00AM
Leawood Aquatic Center • 10601 Lee Boulevard

Are you good wiht a roll of duct tape and cardboard? Gather a team of friends, build a boat with just those materials, select the two bravest rowers oft he group and compete in a 50 meter race across the Leawood Aquatic Center Pool!Prizes will be given to the top finishes in the Open Division and the Corporate Division.All participants must be 16 years and over.

EVENT DATE : July 4, 6:00PM
Leawood City Park 10601 Lee Boulevard

Enjoy some great entertainment, participate in games and enjoy a variety of food vendors. Free shuttle buses will be running from the parking lots along the west side of Tomahawk Creek Parkway to City Park starting at 10:00am. Schedule of Events:Inflatables 6:00 PM- 9:30 PMFace Painting and entertainment 6:30-8:30Musical Entertainment by HotHouse 7:30 PM- 9:30 PMFireworks 9:45