A Universe of Stories

Hop on board this galactic shuttle for an out-of-this-world mix of stories, songs, stretches, puppets and general silliness with storyteller Priscilla Howe. This is a storytelling show incorporating lively puppets. Warning: there may be aliens! Howe is a storytelling tour guide to imaginative spaces. She has performed at hundreds of schools, libraries, festivals and special events. She teaches classes and workshops, and coaches other storytellers.

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Space tourism is a rapidly developing field. This interactive program takes you on an imaginary journey to Earth’s moon and the planets of our solar system. The Cat in the Hat and his friends from the Kansas City Civic Orchestra guide you on your trip with plenty of live space music and fun dynamic activities. Best for ages 5-10.

Presented by Jennifer Mitchell and Gay Lee Ludwig-Bonney in partnership with the Kansas City Civic Orchestra.

Mitchell is a violinist by training, a retired music teacher, and chair of the Educational...

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This program is in the afternoon, and you can still enjoy reading under the stars. We’ll provide awesome books about outer space, flashlights and even some stars. We’ll turn out some of the lights during this program. Bring your cozy sleeping bag or blanket to complete the picture of reading outdoors under the stars. Best for ages up to 6 years.

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Register online for this program or call 913.826.4600.

Best for ages 6-8. Topic: Moon Landing.

Young Rembrandts is a national after-school provider and education partner that teaches school-aged children drawing – the fundamental skill of all visual arts – using a sequential, ordered process. Students can show dramatic improvements in drawing, expand their art vocabularies and improve their attention to detail and sequencing skills. Kids in this workshop can explore the universe with their creative skills. Supplies provided. Presented by...

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Register online for this program or call 913.826.4600.

Best for ages 9-13. Topic: Alien Traffic Jam.

Young Rembrandts is a national after-school provider and education partner that teaches school-aged children drawing – the fundamental skill of all visual arts – using a sequential, ordered process. Students can show dramatic improvements in drawing, expand their art vocabularies and improve their attention to detail and sequencing skills. Kids in this workshop can explore the universe with their creative skills. Supplies provided. Presented...

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