Hot 103 Jamz Community Events

Community Events

Date Event Description Time / Location
1/11/1

City Union Mission

City Union Mission is an evangelical Christian ministry committed to sharing the Gospel and meeting the spiritual, physical and emotional needs of men, women, and children who are poor or homeless.

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INFO various, various
10/26

Aim 4 Peace

Aim4Peace is an evidence-based public health approach to cure violence in Kansas City.

Aim4Peace uses highly trained violence interrupters and outreach staff, public education campaigns, Neighborhood Action Teams and community mobilization to reverse the violence edpidemic in Kansas City, Mo.

 

HOT 103 JAMZ remote broadcast 10/4 2p-4p
Ashland Park 23rd & Elmwood

Phone (816) 513-7902

Email aim4peace@kcmo.org
INFO various, various
10/3011/2

Union Station Centennial

On October 30, 2014, Union Station Kansas City will celebrate its 100th Anniversary. This majestic landmark opened and was dedicated on October 30, 1914. During its opening ceremony, Union Station was heralded as one of the most beautiful train stations in the country and that tradition continues today. Union Station is still considered one of the top 23 train stations in the country.

OCTOBER 30
Centennial Celebration Gala Event
An Unforgettable Evening
Contact Jenn Nussbeck at 816-460-2016 or USKCgala@unionstation.org for more details

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OCTOBER 31
100-YEAR HISTORY EXPERIENCES GRAND UNVEILING
Relive Union Station Stories

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FEATURING

  1. 100 Years of Fascinating Union Station History Presented In Rich & Interactive Formats
  2. New 5,000 square foot Permanent Exhibition of Artifacts & Stories
  3. Cutting-Edge Virtual History Tour created by VML

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NOVEMBER 1st & 2nd
CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION OPEN HOUSE WEEKEND
100th Anniversary Ceremony

FEATURING

New 100-Year History Exhibit Open on Mezzanine Levels 2 and 3 in Grand Hall
Free, permanent, culturally diverse history exhibit of Union Station by Eisterhold Associates with mobile app by VML for virtual tour of the Station

Tours of the Amtrak Exhibit Train — Lines form inside of Sprint Festival Plaza
Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sprint Festival Plaza Activities:

  • 11AM - 4PM - Family Activities:
    Face painting, Balloon animals, Silhouettes, LEGOLand, SeaLife, Photo booth, Science City, Science Pioneers & other activity booths
  • 12PM - 4PM - Actors in period/character clothing positioned in key areas to tell different parts of Union Station story

Entertainment Schedule in Sprint Festival Plaza:

  • 11AM - Brush Creek Follies Band
  • 12PM - 2PM - Vine Street Rumble
    14-piece Historic Jazz Band
  • 2:30PM - 4PM
    Bad Dadz – Classic Rock & Roll
  • 5PM - 6PM - Victor & Penny – 1920-30s Period Entertainment

Free event; $5/person donation suggested to go toward Building Preservation Fund Cash bar and food concessions available.

History Lectures – Chamber Board Room:

  • 11AM - Union Station History – Peter Hansen, Railroad Historian
  • 12PM - The Fred Harvey Story – Tom Taylor, Local Historian and Dee Harris, National Archives and Records Association
  • 1PM - WWI History -- Doran Cart, National World War 1 Museum
  • 2PM - Union Station Renovation -- Greg Allen and Sally Swank, Historical Preservation Society
  • 3PM - The Union Station Shoe Shiners Story -- Henry Lyons, Olathe NAACP and JoeLouis Mattox, local historian
  • 4PM - African-American Porters Story -- Henry Lyons, Olathe NAACP and JoeLouis Mattox, local historian

Note: Limited seating in this room, first-come, first-served. The History Lectures will be webcast that day and videotaped for posting on Union Station’s YouTube channel.

H&R Block City Stage:

  • 11AM - USKC’s One Woman Show
  • 12:15AM - Trains Across America by Theatre for Young America
  • 2 - 3PM - Nate the Great by Theatre for Young America (regular admission price applies)
  • 3:15PM - 4PM - Trains Across America by Theatre for Young America
  • 4:30PM - USKC’s One Woman Show (Wendy)

Regnier Extreme Screen Theatre:

  • 11AM, 1PM, 2PM, 5PM - Union Station 3-D Digital Show from Sept. 5
  • 11:15AM - Family Movie (title to be announced)
  • 1:15PM - Meet the Past: Ernest Hemingway premier – KCPT Program; Interview by Crosby Kemper, KC Public Library
  • 2:15PM - Stitch in Time documentary, with intro by Terrance O’Malley, author and filmmaker with fashion show of Nelly Don dresses
  • 5PM - Union Station Massacre documentary

Science City / Planetarium:
Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Special pricing: Family four-pack for $19.14 or $6/person for entrance to Science City and one planetarium show

  • 11AM - Saturday Walk-Up Workshop
  • 12PM - Saturday Science Demo
  • 1:1PM - Saturday Science Lab
  • 2PM - Saturday Spark!Lab
  • 3PM - Saturday Maker Activity
  • 4PM – Saturday Science Stage Show

Bank of America Exhibit Gallery

Centennial Swing Dance Featuring the Dave Stephens Band and Lonnie McFadden
6PM - 10PM

  • 6:30PM - 7PM - Dance Lessons by Amy Castro, Overland Park Ballroom and Social Club
  • 7:15PM - The Swingsters from the Allegro Ballroom (short performance)
  • 8PM - Costume Contest

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INFO various, Union Station | 30 West Pershing Road Kansas City, MO 64108
10/31

Treat Town

Attention all ghouls and goblins! Swope Health Services and Hot 103 Jamz will present Treat Town, a safe, in-door, trick-or-treating experience for children 12 and younger.  Toys and candy are FREE to the kids.  All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

INFO 6p-9p, Swpoe Health Central | 3801 Blue Parkway, KCMO
11/611/8

Metropolitan Community College

Maple Wood Storytelling Celebreation turns 15

 

Storytelling for Young Children

Time: 9 a.m.
Where: Westport Branch Library
Featuring: Marilyn Kinsella & Steve Otto
Age: Preschool

 
Nov
5

Storytelling for Young Children

Time: 10:30 a.m.
Where: Mid-Continent Public Library – Excelsior Springs branch
Featuring: Jim Stigall & Anthony Clark
Age: Preschool

 
Nov
6

Storytelling for Children

Time: 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
Where: KCMOPL – Central Branch
Featuring: Jim Stigall & Anthony Clark
Age: Preschool and Families

 
 

Storytelling for Young Children

Time: 10 a.m.
Where: Mid-Continent Public Library – South Independence Branch
Featuring: Rosie Best-Cutrer & LaRita Wright
Age: Preschool

 
 

Storytelling for Young Children

Time: 10 a.m.
Where: KCMOPL – Waldo Branch
Featuring: Mike and Nancy Micham & Nancy Shelton
Age: Preschool

 
 

Storytelling for Young Children

Time: 10:30 a.m.
Where: KCMOPL – Central Branch
Featuring: Antonio Rocha & Brother John Anderson
Age: Preschool

 
 

Storytelling at the Park

Time: 10 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Where: George Owens Nature Park
Featuring: Tim Manson & Diana Waite
Age: Preschool

 
 

Storytelling for Families

Time: 7 p.m.
Where: KCMOPL – Parkville Branch
Featuring: Anthony Clark
Age: All

 
 

Thursday Night Concert

Time: 7-9 p.m.
Where: MCC-Maple Woods Student Center Theater
Featuring: Antonio Rocha
Age: Preschool

What: Listen to the charming, zany, tales of Brazilian storyteller Antonio Rocha!

For more information, contact Heather Perez at 816.604.3007.

Nov
7

Storytelling for Young Children

Time: 9 a.m. & 10 a.m.
Where: KCMOPL – Woodneath Branch
Age: Preschool

 
 

Storytelling for Young Children

Time: 10 a.m.
Where: KCMOPL – Raytown Branch
Featuring: Rosie Best-Cutrer & Marcia Ollinger
Age: Preschool

 
 

Friday Family Fun Night

Time: 6:30 p.m.
Where: KCMOPL – Plaza Branch
Featuring: Rosie Best-Cutrer & LaRita Wright
Age: All

 
 

Ghosts in the Night

Time: 7-9 p.m.
Where: KCMO Public Library – Plaza Branch
Featuring: Carrie Sue Ayvar, Anthony Clark, Lyn Ford, Antonio Rocha
Age: Preschool

What: Listen to our featured tellers reveal chilling stories of ghosts, ghouls and goblins!

For more information, contact Heather Perez at 816.604.3007.

Nov
8

Children’s Story Workshop

Time: 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
Where: MCC-Maple Woods Student Center Theater
Featuring: Carrie Sue Ayvar

What: Kids will have a great time learning how to spice up their stories by adding a second language! Multi-talented and multilingual Carrie Sue Ayvar will teach the basics of dual-language stories.

For more information, contact Heather Perez at 816.604.3007.

 
 

Northland Family Concert

Time: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Where: MCC-Maple Woods Campus Center
Featuring: Antonio Rocha

What: Listen to one of our most expressive storytellers enlighten and entertain – great for all ages.

For more information, contact Heather Perez at 816.604.3007.

 
 

Adult Storytelling Workshop

Time: 1-3:30 p.m.
Where: MCC-Maple Woods Student Center Theater
Featuring: Anthony Clark

For more information, contact Heather Perez at 816.604.3007.

 
 

Storytelling for Families

Time: 2 p.m.
Where: Mid-Continent Public Library – Parkville Branch
Featuring: Anthony Clark
Age: Families

What: Learn how to make the best stories to entertain just about anyone!

For more information, contact Heather Perez at 816.604.3007.

NOV
8

15th Annual Storytelling Spectacular

Time: 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Where: MCC-Maple Woods Campus Center
Featuring: Carrie Sue Ayvar, Anthony Clark Lyn Ford Antonio Rocha

What: Listen to one of our most expressive storytellers enlighten and entertain – great for all ages.

For more information, contact Heather Perez at 816.604.3007.

 

 

INFO various, various
11/7

Sleepless in the City

A community service project for middle schools, high schools, colleges, worship centers, & community organizations.

C.A.R.E.
C
an you stand the challenge?
Are you willing to sacrfice
Reach out and get involved
Experience firsthand how and why people experience homelessness.

Storrytelling, the DJ Experience, Motivational Speaking & Magic - Outdoor Movie Special performance by Marching White Tigers.

Contact Kaleena James at 816 457 7312 for more information

INFO 6p, Kansas City Convention Center & Entertainmanet Facilities Barney Allis Plaza | 310 West 13th St. KCMO 64105

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