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2018 Chiefs Tickets

BBBSKC will be receiving donated Chiefs tickets throughout the 2018 season. If you & your Little would like to attend a game this season, please email Steven Coleman at steven@bbbskc.org to be put on the distribution list.

KC Chorale Presents: Christmas 1968

December 16, 2018 |2:00 pm | Unity Temple on the Plaza: 707 West 47th St. Kansas City, MO 64112 | 25 tickets available

The GRAMMY Award-winning Kansas City Chorale has generously offered free tickets to BBBSKC. It is a concert filled with popular music, jazz, and favorite holiday tunes performed by a world-class recording ensemble, including White Christmas, Christmas Time is Here from “A Charlie Brown Christmas," The Night Before Christmas, I’ll Be Home for Christmas, and many more. To request tickets, please email Steven Coleman at Steven@bbbskc.org.

Rockhurst Winter Basketball Clinic

Saturday, Dec. 22nd | 9am-3pm | Boy & Girls 3rd-8th grade | LIMITED | Location: Mason Halpin Fieldhouse on the campus of Rockhurst University, 1100 Rockhurst Road, KC MO 64110

Drew Diener, the head basketball coach for Rockhurst University, has offered a few free registrations for Littles who are interested in learning more about basketball. This is a safe, fun way for kids to get together and learn more about the game of basketball. The goal of the clinic is to increase players' skill and teamwork while having a lot of fun. To enroll your Little, please contact Steven Coleman at Steven@bbbskc.org.

National Geographic Live: Ronan Donavan - "Social by Nature"

Wednesday, January 9th | 7:30pm – 9pm | Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts | Recommended ages: Age 9 and up | 30 Tickets Available

Humans are, at our core, social mammals. We build relationships, communicate, reproduce, establish territories, and adapt to shrinking resources. Chimpanzees, wolves, gorillas, and bears are among the most charismatic of the social mammals we know—besides ourselves. They’re also under threat. Join biologist turned photographer Ronan Donovan as he talks about the incredible similarities that we humans share with other social mammals in the animal kingdom, and what we can learn from them. RSVP by Monday, January 7th.to Steven Coleman at steven@bbbskc.org.

 

Deals and Discounts for Bigs

Classic Holiday Movie Series

Nov. 16th – Dec. 18th | Union Station – 30 W. Pershing Rd. KCMO | All movies featured daily at 12:30pm, 3:00pm, 5:30pm, 8:00pm | Polar Express, Elf, Christmas Vacation, and Home Alone! Your favorite holiday classic movies are back at Union Station's GIANT 5-story Extreme Screen starting November 16. Relive the magic of these beloved family favorites at KC's biggest screen for JUST $3 per ticket. Save the date and secure your tickets now >> https://buff.ly/2Rv0spS

UMKC Basketball Discount

Swinney Recreation Center - 5030 Holmes St, Kansas City, MO 64110 | Bigs, do you and your Little like basketball? If so, UMKC Athletics has generously offered a great discount for you. For only $10 bucks, both the Big and Little gets into the game, and $3 will be donated back to BBBSKC. Bigs must show their notarized medical card at the Box Office to receive the discount. UMKC Schedule: http://www.umkckangaroos.com/

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.

Toy and Miniatures Museum

The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures is very excited to offer Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City buy one, get one free admission to the museum throughout the run of our new exhibit, Playing for Keeps: The VFW Marble Tournaments, 1947-1962. Bigs must show their notarized Medical card to receive the discount. For more info about visit www.toyandminiaturemuseum.org

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.

SoPro Gaming

Open to all ages | SoPro - 9240 Metcalf Ave. Overland Park, KS 66212 | SoPro Gaming has offered Bigs and Littles a discount at SoPro Gaming, a local video gaming center in Overland Park. For every gaming hour Bigs purchase at the full price of $7, Littles play for free. Bigs will need to show their notarized medical card to receive the discount. This discount may be subject to availability on tournament days.

Contact SoPro Gaming for Availability 

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

SeaLife and Legoland are offering a discount for Bigs & Littles.  This deal is good for BBBS Matches only (not for siblings, offspring, etc.). Please contact Steven Coleman to receive details.

Contact Steven for Details

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 

BurgerFI Leawood Discount
BurgerFI (Leawood, KS) is proud to support the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters.  “Bigs” bring your “Littles” to BurgerFI at 11635 Ash St, Leawood KS and share a meal together. Please show your BBBS ID or mention the code BurgerFiBig and your Little will receive a complimentary kid’s meal with your purchase. This offer is good June 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018. 

Kansas City Phantom Tickets

BBBSKC has received 100 voucher tickets to any of the Phantoms home games this season. The Kansas City Phantoms are a professional indoor American football team based in Independence, Missouri. The Phantoms compete in Champions Indoor Football as a member of the league's North Conference. The Phantoms joined the CIF as an expansion team in 2017 and play their home games at the Silverstein Eye Centers. Tickets can be mailed or picked up at the office upon request. If interested, please email Steven Coleman at Steven@bbbskc.org. 2018 Season Schedule: http://kcphantoms.com/schedule.html

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.