This Weekend in KCK - September, 16 - 18
Whoa, KCK!! This has to be the single most exciting weekend we've had all year, and we've had some great weekends so far! If you're looking for something fun to do with the family, check out these great events:
DashKCK 5K Run/Walk
September 17 | 8:15 - 10:30 AM JFK Community Center at BIG Eleven Lake 1310 North 10th Street. Kansas City, KS 66101
DashKCK, the Metro's Premier 5K Run/Walk returns this year on September 17, 2016! Although there is still time to warm-up your running (or walking) feet, DashKCK will be here in just a few days!
On-site registration begins at 8:15 AM on race day, but we encourage you to register in advance online. As experienced 5K runners will tell you, registration for this great event is seriously inexpensive:
• Individuals - $10/per person • Groups of up to 4 people - $25/group • Students in Kansas City, Kansas - No Charge for first 100
All skill levels are welcome, so don't let this opportunity for fun pass you by! If you're not convinced this is the Metro's best 5K? Let this video by Donnelly College close the deal. Did we mention this is a chipped, event? It is!
2nd Annual Library in the Park
September 17 | 10:00- 2:00 PM JFK Community Center at BIG Eleven Lake 1310 North 10th Street. Kansas City, KS 66101
Just in case your still not 140% convinced DashKCK will be a good bit of fun, after the awards ceremony at 10:30 AM, stick around Big Eleven Lake for the Kansas City, Kansas Public Library's 2nd Annual Library in the Park for food, music, and fun! They'll have reigning Newbery Medal winner Matt de la Peña talk about his book Last Stop on Market Street, a taco contest with KCK taquerias (including our personal favorite, Indios Carbonsitos), great local bands, and fun activities for kids and adults. You can even check out books from the Mobile Library!
All food and activities are totally free (yes, even the Tacos!)! For more information, check out KCKPL's Facebook page.
FREE Flu Shots, Mercy & Truth Medical Missions
September 17 | 10:00 - 2:00 PM Mercy & Truth Medical Missions, KCK Clinic 721 North 31st Street Kansas City, KS 66102
Between 10 Am and 2 PM, our friends with Mercy and Truth Medical Missions will be administering FREE Flu shots to the first 100 patients, courtesy of Walgreens, Inc. If you haven't had your shot yet this year, we strongly encourage using this opportunity to keep yourself healthy! Check their Facebook page for additional details.
Leavenworth Road Association Annual Parade
September 18 | 2:00 - 5:00 PM Washington High School 7340 Leavenworth Road Kansas City, KS 66109
Whew! As though your weekend wasn't already a blast! If you're still in the mood for a having a great time, definitely check out the Leavenworth Road Association's 85th Annual Parade! The Parade march begins at Washington Highschool and concludes at 51st and Lv. Road. The Knights of Columbus will serve a BIG Breakfast at Christ the King. For more information, check their Facebook page.
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Okay, okay . . . so we get that you're probably going to be too worn out for work on Monday after all of that fun, but just in case you'd still like something awesome to do in Kansas City this weekend, check out this calendar of events from our friends at Visit Kansas City, Kansas.