Thursday, April 19, 2012


Our community is the place to be this Saturday, April 21st, with three fun, FREE events for people of all ages! Enjoy one of more of these wonderful events, then share your photos on our Facebook page! You could be on next week’s cover!

Flights of Fancy Kite Festival
MCC Longview- 10am- 5pm
Bring your kite and join the fun at MCC-Longview’s  6th annual Flights of Fancy kite festival. Once again, members of the Kansas City Kite Club will have some of the most amazing kites on display at this FREE event for all ages.
Professional kite flyers from around the Midwest will be flying their mega kites and stunt kites all day while the rest of the MCC-Longview campus will be open for public kite flying.
FREE activities for kids include  a bounce house, face painting, balloon artists and much more.
For more information, directions or a look at last year’s festival, check out the Flights of Fancy website at:
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Truman Farm Home Junior Ranger Day!
Truman Farm Home 10am-2pm
The National Park Service and Harry S Truman National Historic Site will host a special Junior Ranger Day Celebration on Saturday, April 21, at the Truman Farm Home at 12301 Blue Ridge Blvd (across from Sonic) Grandview, Missouri.
The event is offered free of charge, and will run from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.
The theme of the  event is “Explore, Learn, Protect: Be a Junior Ranger.” A variety of ranger-led activity stations for kids of all ages will engage children in different aspects of Truman’s early life on the farm as well as the mission of the National Park Service.
For additional information contact Ranger Dave Suvak or Sharon Lujin at 816-461-5550.
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Brumble’s Forest Grand Opening & Arbor Day Event
Meadowmere Park 10am
Join Mayor Steve Dennis as Grandview celebrates Arbor Day with the grand opening of ‘Brumble’s Forest’ playground at Meadowmere Park!
Activities  begin at 10am and include kids crafts, food and drink vendors, face painting and information booths, as well as a tree planting in honor of Grandview’s 100th anniversary. For more information call 316-4888.

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