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Ticket Opportunities

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 2020! 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

*NEW* Bar K Discount | 501 Berkley Parkway, KCMO 64120

When a Big brings their Little to Bar K, dogs get in free, and the Big and Little receive a 15% discount on all purchases! Bar K is a unique new destination featuring a modern bar, restaurant, event space, and dog park. Bar K brings engaged, community-minded people and their dogs together to share connections with their pups and each other in a joyful and creative space. To receive the discount, please present your BBBS Match Card. If you do not have this card, please contact your Match Support Specialist. To learn more about Bar K and all the amazing things it has to offer, click here.

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 2020! 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. To receive the discount, please present your BBBS Match Card at admissions. If you do not have this card, please contact your Match Support Specialist. To learn more about Powell Gardens and all the amazing things it has to offer, click here.

BOGO at The National Museum of Toys/Miniatures

The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures is very excited to offer Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City buy one, get one free admission to the museum throughout 2020. To receive the discount, please present your BBBS Match Card. If you do not have this card, please contact your Match Support Specialist. For more info about T/M, click here.

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. To receive the discount, please present your BBBS Match Card. If you do not have this card, please contact your Match Support Specialist. For more info, 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 BBBS Match 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. To receive the discount, please present your BBBS Match Card at admissions. If you do not have this card, please contact your Match Support Specialist.

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

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. To receive the discount, please present your BBBS Match Card at the front desk. If you do not have this card, please contact your Match Support Specialist. 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. To receive the discount, please present your BBBS Match Card at admissions. If you do not have this card, please contact your Match Support Specialist.

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.

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 popsicle or ice cream selection. To receive the discount, please present your BBBS Match Card. If you do not have this card, please contact your Match Support Specialist.