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Back where it all began: Disney100: The Exhibition now open at Union Station

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A little over a century ago, Walt Disney boarded a train at Union Station in Kansas City, headed for an uncertain future in Los Angeles. He carried with him a pilot film ...

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Patriotic music will fill the air at local Memorial Day weekend events

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Music was part of the first Memorial Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in 1868. “At intervals during the day, an excellent band, stationed near the platform, discoursed some sweet funeral dirges,” ...

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The Little War exhibit at National War I Museum shows Great War from children’s perspective

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World War I took a heavy toll, not only on the soldiers who fought but also on the families who waited for them at home. The Little War, a new exhibit that ...

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KC Royals sponsoring free admission to Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

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Families looking for something fun and educational to do can visit the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City for free in February. The Kansas City Royals Foundation and the team announced ...

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Harpist Michael-David to lead morning worship January 13

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When you think of musical instruments, what comes to mind first? Pianos, guitars, drums and saxophones are common. The harp? Probably it’s near the bottom of the list. Somewhere around tuba or ...

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Local historic mansions offer Christmas tours

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Kansas Citians looking for some last-minute decorating ideas can find inspiration at one of the area’s many historic homes that are open for holiday tours. Here are some suggestions from KCUR. Bingham-Waggoner ...

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The ‘Hamas of Hanukkah’ is theme of local Messianic synagogue festivities

Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, is set to begin soon. Celebrated by Jews, the Messianic community and also many Christians, it traditionally includes skits with a touch of humor ...

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Area events planned to support Israel

Numerous Israel-centered events are planned this week across the Kansas City metro to pray for peace and show support of Israel. Events include a rally at The Plaza Fountain to special guest ...

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Santa Claus will join GloWild fun at Kansas City Zoo & Aquarium

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Kansas City Zoo & Aquarium. North Pole Village will return on November 17 as part of the current GloWild lantern exhibit. Santa ...

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Kansas City Zoo & Aquarium opens new 650,000-gallon aquarium

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The much anticipated Sobela Ocean Aquarium at the Kansas City Zoo & Aquarium opened to the public on Friday morning. The 650,000-gallon aquarium features six zones with 34 habitats that tell the ...

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Kansas City area offers explosive fun for families during July 4 week

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The Fourth of July is fast approaching and with it, a full schedule of activities for families in the Kansas City area. For fun all weekend into the Independence holiday, check out ...

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Pro-life leaders celebrate anniversary of court decision overturning Roe v. Wade

Pro-life leaders this week celebrated the one-year anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision that overturned Roe v. Wade. “Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America has been working very hard and very ...

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Kansas City metro area is filled with free family attractions this summer

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Keeping the kids entertained all summer while staying on budget is a challenge that every family faces. Fortunately, the Kansas City area offers a wide range of free options. Metro Voice is ...

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From music to sports, local families can enjoy variety of Memorial Day weekend activities

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Memorial Day weekend traditionally kicks off summer fun, and a number of events are on tap for area families. On Sunday, Celebration at the Station fills the grounds of Union Station and the National WWI Museum ...

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Sweet taste of success: Events to mark Russell Stover’s 100th birthday

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Russell Stover Chocolates, the Kansas City candy company, has big plans for its centennial this year. “Over the past 100 years, Russell Stover has established itself as an American classic,” President and ...

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Homeschooling Conference & Vendor Fair this weekend in KC

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The Midwest Parent Educators Conference and Curriculum Fair will be held March 31 and April 1 in Kansas City. Metrovoicenews.com is a sponsor of this annual homeschooling event. The annual event, which ...

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List of Kansas City-area Christmas light displays

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Local families can brighten their Christmas season with a number of light displays on both sides of the state line.  Even with record bitter cold predicted for this week, there are numerous ...

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George W. Bush’s paintings of service members now on display at Truman Library

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After leaving the presidency in 2009, George W. Bush painted portraits of 98 service members that he had come to know. Sixty-six of these paintings are now on display at the Truman ...

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Non-stop entertainment options available now through Christmas

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As the song says, it’s Christmas in Kansas City. From holiday music to light displays to ice skating, families have plenty of entertainment options between now and December 25. These are a ...

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Make this Christmas season one to remember with select area events

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The Christmas season is a great time to share experiences with friends and family, but more importantly a time to share the true meaning of Christmas.   “This timeless holiday show becomes ...

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Friday golf tournament hosts men supporting the pro-life cause

Missouri Right to Life – Western Region will host over 100 men for its 19th annual pro-life golf tournament on Friday, Sept. 16. The event raises money for the organization’s Pro-Life Educational ...

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Casting Crowns to headline Missouri State Fair Aug. 16

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Casting Crowns will appear at the Missouri State Fair Tuesday, Aug. 16. This year’s Fair theme is “Buckets of Fun,” and runs Aug. 11-21, 2022, in Sedalia. The group, off of a ...

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Learn how to invest in Israel at a free seminar

Returning to Kansas City Tuesday, June 28 is the “Invest in Israel Seminar” Christians can learn how to invest wisely by utilizing the growing market of Israel. By doing so, investors can ...

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Health conference challenges students, medical professionals to serve hurting world

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As the world seemingly descends into greater chaos, the need for compassionate response teams is growing exponentially and an international health conference in Kansas City hopes to be the answer. From Russia’s ...

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MAYA: The Great Jaguar Rises to open at Union Station

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The record-breaking Auschwitz exhibition at Kansas City’s Union Station closed in March  to record crowds. Now, the next major exhibition, MAYA: The Great Jaguar Rises, will open July 13. (Editor’s note: this article ...

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