KCPT goes beyond the broadcast by providing local opportunities to explore the arts and culture, science and nature and local history. Learn more about special discounts at area events and attractions for Family Membership level members of KCPT.
Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday with the Cat in the Hat! Join us at Paradise Park on Saturday, March 2, 2013 to get your picture with the Cat in the Hat and celebrate what would have been Dr. Seuss’ 109th birthday. KCPT Family Members and Paradise Park Family Members will be able to have a special meet and greet from 11am to Noon. The Cat in the Hat will be greeting all Paradise Park attendees from Noon to 3pm. As a special treat join us for crafts at Noon and 2pm and a special Science Presentation at 2:30 directed by KCPT’s Director of Education Gary Brock.
Paradise Park, 1021 NE Colbern Road, Lee’s Summit, MO, 816-246-5224.
Did you get a chance to meet Elmo and Ernie on January 19th? These Sesame Street favorites made an appearance at the Meet & Greet hosted by KCPT before the Saturday morning performance of Sesame Street Live. Your local public television station is your source for Elmo, Ernie, Abby and so many more! Look below for your photo and stay tuned in to KCPT for the latest episodes. Post your photos and help all of your Facebook friends to find their way to Sesame Street!
This February marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Clifford, the Big Red Dog by Norman Bridwell. That means Clifford is about 350 in dog years!
Celebrate Clifford the Big Red Dog’s 50th birthday with KCPT on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at KCPT Kids on Ice. To mark this MONUMENTAL occasion, you can skate with Clifford, sign his BIG birthday card and enjoy some special birthday treats.
Saturday, February 23, 2013 | 10am – 1pm
Crown Center Ice Terrace
Tickets only available day of the event, RSVP here.
Admission & Skate Rental:
Adults and kids over 4 years old – $6.00
Children 4 and under – FREE
Over age 60 – FREE
Skate Rental – $3.00
Get your picture with Buddy from Dinosaur Train and take the Dinosaur Train Discovery Tour through Sea Life Aquarium! On the self-guided tour, you’ll learn about the prehistoric ancestors of sharks, crabs and more.
Buddy will be at Sea Life Aquarium on Saturday, January 26th from 10am to 3pm. Tickets for admission to the aquarium are required and can be purchased through Sea Life Aquarium’s website. It is highly recommended that you purchase your tickets online and in advance of January 26th.