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Ticket Opportunities

The Coterie Theatre Invites Bigs & Littles: A Charlie Brown Christmas | Located inside Crown Center | $10.00 tickets for all weekend performances until Thanksgiving

The Coterie invites BBBSKC to see A Charlie Brown Christmas. Join Charlie Brown on a memorable journey as he tries to direct the school Christmas pageant and has to turn to his best friend Linus to learn the season’s real meaning. The Coterie brings the animated classic to life on stage with a live jazz trio playing the original Vince Guaraldi arrangements. To receive the online promo code, please email Steven Coleman at Steven@bbbskc.org. For more information about the show, click here.

Free Admission to Museum at Prairiefire

5801 W. 135th St. Overland Park KS 66223 | The Museum at Prairiefire is very excited to partner with Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Kansas City for 2019! Bigs, all you have to do is show your BBBS notarized medical card at the front desk to receive free admission for both you and your Little.

Deals and Discounts for Bigs

BOGO at Sky Zone BOGO

Sky Zone is proud to become a preferred destination partner of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. This new partnership reflects Sky Zone's belief in the power of play and its commitment to “Do Good” by offering buy-one-get-one-free 90-minute jump passes to BBBS matches, which will enable Bigs to get free jump time for their Littles. The coupon will be good from July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020 and is valid Monday-Thursday. There is no limit on how many times a Big and Little can use a coupon to take advantage of the discount during the year. To request the coupon and online promo code, please email Steven Coleman at Steven@bbbskc.org

BOGO at Powell Gardens | 1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50 | Kingsville, MO 64061

Powell Gardens is very excited to partner with Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City for 2019! Powell Gardens is a 970-acre botanical garden in Kingsville, Missouri, 30 miles east of Kansas City. It features 6,000 varieties of plants, with 225,000 plants in seasonal displays. Bigs, all you have to do is show your BBBS notarized medical card at admissions to receive a buy one, get one free admission for you and your Little. If you do not have this card, please contact your case manager at BBBSKC. To learn more about Powell Gardens and all the amazing things it has to offer, click here.

Lyric Opera KC Discount

Bigs, when you purchase a regular priced ticket, your Little is only $5.00 — all ages welcome! Founded in 1958, the Lyric Opera brings high quality live operatic performances to the people of the Kansas City area and five-state region at the state-of-the-art Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Lyric Opera creates transformational opera experiences through our performances and through our outreach and education initiatives. Click here for a general overview of all of the productions this season. To receive the discount link, please email Steven Coleman at Steven@bbbskc.org

Free Classes at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

Bigs, if you and your Little love art, please check out this museum. Kansas City’s acclaimed, FREE contemporary art museum, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, opened in 1994 and boasts a rapidly growing permanent collection of modern and contemporary works of art from around the world. The museum hosts exhibitions, installations, lectures, workshops, and other creative programs, free for all ages. To see Kemper’s upcoming programs, please click here.

Paint Glaze & Fire Discount

12683 Metcalf Ave. Overland Park, KS 66213 | Paint Glaze & Fire has generously offered a great discount to all Bigs & Littles. The discount includes 1/2 price studio fees, plus 20% off pottery. This discount is available any day during open hours. Bigs must show their notarized medical card to receive the discount. For more info, click here.

Theatre League Discount

Share the magic of Broadway in Kansas City with your "Little" and save up to 30% off tickets. Lock in the best seats now before tickets go on sale to the public. Student priced seating is available for select shows/performances in Balcony H-P or Balcony Q-Y. Student prices only available when purchased with at least one adult group seat. A minimum of two (2) seats is required. This would be valid for School of Rock, Anastasia and Rent (for the older matches). Sound of Music doesn’t offer a student price, but Theatre League will include it the standard group discount exclusively for BBBSKC. To receive the discount link, please email Steven Coleman at Steven@bbbskc.org.

Give & Partake Brunch Book

Love Brunch? Love BBBSKC? Check out Give & Partake! G&P has created a Brunch Book made up of 21 local eateries all offering you a free brunch entree! Half of your purchase from G&P will be donated directly to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City! Use the promo code "BBBSKC" to get free shipping on your pre order. To order your brunch book, click here.

Cars & Coffee at the Museum

Every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month | 8:00-10:00 AM | $4 Admission per person | KC Auto Museum - 15095 West 116th Street, Olathe, Kansas 66062 | Does your Little like all different types of automobiles? If so, come and check out the Cars and Coffee event. This is a small cruise-incar show that brings a variety of makes and models to the Museum. There will be free coffee and donuts. Open to the public.

Heart of America Foot Golf Discount

Matches will receive a $2 off per person when they show their BBBSKC Medical card. Regular Price: Bigs $12 and Littles $8. Bring your own soccer ball for free or rent one for $3. FootGolf is great for kids of any age or skill level!

Learn more about FootGolf

SeaLife Aquarium and Legoland at Crown Center

Bigs, when you purchase an adult ticket at Sea Life or Legoland, your Little is FREE! This promotion will only be applied at the admissions desk and will not be valid for online purchases. Please show your BBBSKC card to receive the discount.

Free Admission for Little to the John Wornall House and the Alexander Majors House

Tour either the John Wornall House (6115 Wornall Road, KCMO) or the Alexander Majors House (8201 State Line Road, KCMO) and the Little’s admission is free with the purchase of an adult admission.  Adult admission is $8.  Bigs will just need to identify themselves as matches at the door. The houses are two of Kansas City’s most significant antebellum landmarks that bring history to life through innovative, hands-on programs and experiences.

Visit the John Wornall House Website

Bigs and Littles discount at the Cave Bouldering Gym on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays or Sundays

When Bigs purchase a full price climb of $11, Littles climb for free.  Ask for Elsa and show your notarized medical card for Big discount and Little climbs free!

Visit the Cave Bouldering Gym website

RoKC Climbing Gym Discount

1501 Howell St. North Kansas City, MO 64116 |Discount offered: Big pays $15 day pass, $5 shoe rental, $3 harness rental ($23.00) & Littles is FREE, but would still need to pay the rental fee ($8). Bigs and Littles can bring their personal gear to dismiss the rental fee. Bring your notarized medical card to show proof of BBBSKC. In order for kids under 18 to climb, RoKC needs to have parents/guardians sign a waiver ahead of time. 

Email Steven Coleman for More Information

Ibex Climbing Gym Bigs and Littles Climbing School

Book your first Climbing School class, Ropes and What-Knot, online at Ibex Climbing School. Use PROMO code: BBBSKC101 and pay $30 for each Big and Little pair ($40 off)!!! Climbing harness and climbing shoes included! Must book online for promo code. For Littles 13+ years of age. Bring your notarized medical card. 

Email Myles with Questions and for a Paper Copy of the Waiver  

PAL Center (Police Athletic League)

Big Brothers Big Sisters encourages our matches to check out the Police Athletic League at 1801 White Ave., KCMO 64126. The PAL Center is supervised by KCMO Police Officers who are assigned full-time to direct activities and oversee young people from high-risk neighborhoods. The PAL has sports leagues and activities, as well as open indoor and outdoor play and activities after school and on many Saturdays throughout the year. Open play is from 3:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. each weekday. The PAL costs just $10 per year to join. For more information about the PAL, please contact Sgt. Skip Cox at (816) 413-3515.

Blue Valley Recreation Center at Hilltop

Rec Center at Hilltop - 7720 W. 143rd Street. Overland Park, KS 66223 | Blue Valley Recreation has generously offered BBBSKC matches a buy one get one free pass. Bigs pay the standard drop-in fee ($5.00) for entry and their Little is free. BVRC will provide basketball, volleyball, pickleball, and fitness for the Bigs and their Littles during hours of operation.

Please email Steven Coleman to receive the application form.

American Jazz Museum-Free Admission on First Fridays

1616 E 18th St. Kansas City, MO | 4:00 pm | First Fridays are a cultural experience of music, art, food, and shopping on every First Friday year round. Shop local artists and a diverse array of food trucks - all here on the Vine. All of the neighbors in the Historic 18th & Vine Jazz District present lively entertainment! Stop into the American Jazz Museum and Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, check out live music at the Juke House, Blue Room, Mutual Musicians Foundation, and Vine Street Studio, and dance at Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey or our own Steppin' on the Vine. In the Spring, Summer, and Fall, enjoy First Fridays between Vine and Woodland with outdoor jazz, blues, and neo-soul. In January, First Friday moves into the Gem Theater and the Lincoln Building at 18th & Vine to keep First Fridays hot even if the weather is cool. 

Great Life Membership Discount

Great Life would like to thank all Bigs with a great special! Littles are free to the golf course or pool when Bigs have a membership. Click here for membership package info and discounts. Contact Ross Judy at 913-802-GLKC or ross@greatlifegolf.com.

Jalisco's Paleteria

Bigs and Littles can visit Jalisco's Paleteria at 3203 E 12th St, Kansas City, MO to enjoy fresh water-based popsicles and creamy ice cream! When Bigs and Littles visit together, they'll receive a buy one, get one half-off discount on any posicle or ice cream selection.