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*LOCATION & TIME CHANGEThe Big Break, presented by the Big Impact Group Saturday, April 26, 2014 | 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Shark Bar, 1340 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64105 | Join the Big Impact group for an unforgettable Spring Break Experience. Revisit your favorite Spring Break destinations, from Cancun to Panama City, to the Jersey Shore, all to benefit BBBS-KC! This night is guaranteed to be full of entertainment. Compete in the gold fish races, listen to live music by DJ Dazzle, and enjoy tropical drinks. Ticket prices are $10 in advance or $15 at the door with one drink ticket per admittance. To enter the raffle prizes, it will be $5 per ticket. The starting bid for the gold fish auction is $25 beginning at 6:00 p.m. The overall winner will receive a Spring Break Adventure in Vegas! RSVP at http://www.bbbskc.org/thebigbreak2014. *Must be 21 or older 

 

 *NEW* Purchase your tickets to the UMB Big Bash featuring Darius Rucker | Saturday, June 19 As one of the beneficiaries of the 2014 UMB Big Bash, BBBSKC volunteers and supporters have the opportunity to purchase tickets before they go on sale to the general public.  The UMB Big Bash will feature singer Darius Rucker on June 19 at the Uptown Theater. Tickets are available online only starting Thursday, March 20 at 10 a.m.  Visit Ticketmaster.com and search Darius Rucker to bring up his upcoming concerts including UMB Big Bash at the uptown Theater in Kansas City, MO on June 19.  Select the "Find Tickets" link and select seating options.  Enter the pre-sale promo code BigBash14 before checkout. Tickets include the concert, parking fees, processing fees, and food samples from local restaurant vendors at the event (while supplies last). VIP tickets include premium balcony seating, a catered dinner, early access to the VIP reception and silent auction as well as complimentary beverages before the show. Ticket price points before taxes and fees are $69, $99 and $150.  Event proceeds benefit UMB Big Bash beneficiaries, CASA of Kansas City and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City.

  

Spring Big Splash at Great Wolf Lodge is back! |March 31- May 22 (May 12-15, blackout dates due to park construction) |  Great Wolf Lodge |  BBBS is excited to announce the return of Big Splash at Great Wolf Lodge! BBBS receives 100% of the proceeds. This is the only time the water park is open to the public without having to stay overnight at the lodge. Tickets are $10/person Monday-Thursday and $20 Friday-Sunday. To receive $5 off each ticket purchase, use the code: BBBSKC5. Tickets are now on sale at:kcbigsplash.eventbrite.com

 

Match Field Day | Saturday, April 26 | 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. | 1801 White Ave., Kansas City, MO | Join us for a day of kickball, basketball, soccer and other sports activities. This will be a great chance to check out the Police Athletic League facilities and burn some energy. Pizza and soda will be provided. This event is open to all matches and waiting children. RSVP to Scott@bbbskc.org. 

 

Suburban Lawn & Garden | Friday, May 2, 2014 | 5:00-8:00 p.m. | 4 W. 135th St, Kansas City, MO | Join us for free beverages, music and hors d’oeurves as you get ready for spring at Suburban Lawn & Garden.  BBBS will get a percentage of your purchase! Can't make it?  Call in and order a gift card between 5-8 pm on May 2 and we will get a percentage of that purchase too! RSVP at www.bbbskc.org/suburban or call 816-942-2921. 

 

*NEW* Annual Match Appreciation Banquet | Sunday, May 4, 2014 | 4:00p.m - 7:00 p.m. | Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center - 2345 McGee St., Kansas City, MO | Join us for one of our most anticipated events of the year. Matches will walk the red carpet, pose for paparazzi, enjoy pre-show entertainment, receive a match length award, and watch as the year's biggest honors - Bigs of the Year and Lifetime Friendship award are handed out. Dinner provided– dress in your Sunday's best. Matches RSVP here. We are looking for a few Matches to spotlight. We want to hear about your Match. Fill out this short form and you and your Little could be chosen: www.bbbskc.org/matchspotlight  

Step Up to The Plate with Eric Hosmer | 

Join Big Brothers Big Sisters and Eric Hosmer for Step up to the Plate on Wednesday, May 14 at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum from 5:30-7:30 p.m.  If you or anyone you know is interested in becoming a Big this is a great opportunity to hear about the opportunity while hearing from BBBSKC Spokesperson Eric Hosmer.  Big Brother and 610 Sports Personality Carrington Harrison will conduct an in-depth interview with  Hosmer.  Guests will enjoy ballpark food and drinks and will receive a Step up to the Plate T-shirts (while supplies last.)  RSVP at www.bbbskc.org/stepup2014

 

Legacy Invitational | Monday, May 19 and Monday, June 2, 2014 | The region's best client entertainment event. A premier Nike Gift Salon and unmatched player amenities. Click here for a preview of what this event is all about. Find out more info or reserve your spot at www.bbbskc.org/legacy. We are looking for volunteers to become a foursome concierge. Contact Scott Cruce at scott@bbbskc.org for more information on this amazing volunteer opportunity. 

 
Save the Date for these other great upcoming events, more details coming soon:
Big Splash at the Great Wolf Lodge:  March 31-May 22 (Black out dates will apply)
Man 2 Man with Eric Berry:  April 10 (Tentative)
Step up to the Plate with Eric Hosmer:  May 14
Bowl for Kids' Sake Kick off Party:  May 15

 

 

 

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