Members of the Daughters of the British Empire will serve tea, along with a vast array of delectable tea sandwiches, scones and other sweets. During the tea, there will be a short performance by The Barn Players. In addition to the tea, guests will enjoy music, displays by the sponsoring groups, a silent auction, raffles and door prizes.For reservations or more information, please call 913.663.9157.
This is the club’s annual fundraising auction for donations to gardening-related charities. Horticultural Hints "40 Years & Still Growing Ivy" by club member Marlene Matthews. The meeting and club membership is open to everyone. Bring a sack lunch. Beverages and desserts are provided. For more information, visit Leawood.org/Committees/LGC or email email@example.com
Come enjoy the nighttime sights and sounds of the arboretum. Bring the family and flashlights. Make a s'more and take a walk as a family. After your walk, you'll enjoy the many educational activities in the visitor's center. No preregistration necessary; included with admission. ContactKatharine Garrison, 913.685.3604Members: free; nonmembers: $3
The Whole Person’s Eighth Annual Expressions Art Exhibition celebrates the abilities and unique talents of artists with disabilities. Opening night: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Friday, April 6. Music, silent auction, refreshments, interactive art projects and conversations with the artists. Accessibility options: Braille/large-print event programs, descriptive tours, sign language interpreters, accessible entrances. TheWholePerson.org
Dancers of all ages, disciplines and levels will join together to present a full day of free dance performances for the public. Dancers are celebrating the joy of dance together, from studios to university programs to professional companies to independent choreographers. Co-sponsored by Vida Dance Company.
Join your neighbors at the Leawood Rotary 5K run/walk. This family-friendly (strollers and dogs welcome) 5K along Tomahawk Creek Parkway allows the Leawood Rotarians to support charities including Variety KC, Polio Plus and Johnson County Christmas Bureau. Register online or on-site. Starting line is at the AAFP parking lot. 8 a.m. LeawoodRotaryRun.com
OPEN STAGE -Join us for the second annual dance and choreography festival at The J. Kansas City's premier companies and best dancers come together on the White Theatre's stage to showcase their original works.
Share stories and bring items from Leawood’s past. 10 a.m.
Guests will sample wines from every important region all over the world. Come enjoy gourmet, delectable bites. Bid on unique wines from Kansas City's foremost private collectors in the silent and live auctions. Wine packages, wine travel, wine art and more wine? Raise a glass and support the Down Syndrome Guild. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
This original musical revue compiles favorite songs from the shows presented over Leawood Stage Company's 20 seasons of Broadway musicals sung by the outstanding vocalists from the past productions. This is a fundraiser for Leawood Stage Company. 7:30 p.m. April 20 and 21.
The cities of Leawood, Overland Park and Prairie Village are conducting a recycling extravaganza. For more information, visit OPKansas.org or contact Jim Twigg, 913.895.6273. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
This event will feature family-friendly activities with an emphasis on the Four Rs: Reducing, Reusing, Recycling and Rotting. The Prairie Oak Nature Center is committed to educating all visitors about our environment and will continue to be a resource for the citizens of Leawood. 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
The club will meet beginning at 10:30 a.m. At about noon, Tracy Flowers, master gardener, will present "Kauffman Memorial Garden." The meeting is open to everyone. Bring a sack lunch; beverages and desserts are provided. For more information, visit Leawood.org/Committees/LGC or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Support Cornerstones of Care! Purchases at this annual plant sale support Cornerstones of Care's horticultural therapy program, giving youth the opportunity to spend time in a greenhouse nurturing living plants, gaining work experience and achieving a sense of accomplishment as they watch their plants flourish. Most plants cost $2-$8. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 27 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 28.
Shop local this spring at the Third Annual Spring Chick Event. The Spring Chick Event will feature more than 100 local vendors, food truck, and more. Celebrate the local arts with handmade goods, artisan foods and local boutiques. Tickets: $5. Nonprofit partner: Make-A-Wish Missouri. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 28 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 29. ChickEvents.com