Sunday, September 16, 2018

Opening Act for Billy Joel at Kauffman Stadium BIG SHOW Dueling Pianos from Kansas City

opening act billy joel kauffman stadium
Billy Joel will perform on September 21st at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City and the opening act will be local Kansas City favorite BIG SHOW Dueling Pianos. This represents the first concert at Kauffman Stadium since 1979 and was sold out almost immediately.

Billy will perform all of his notorious hit songs including Piano Man, Moving Out (Anthony's Song), and dozens more. Billy usually throws in some cover songs as well, and might also bring out any number of special guest performers. This Kansas City concert will follow his September 7th performance at Wrigley Field in Chicago, IL and will be followed by a September 30th performance in New York City at Madison Square Garden.

Billy Joel Set List (Chicago, IL September 7th, 2018)

Big Shot
My Life
Summer
Entertainer
Vienna
Big Man
Movin' Out
And So It Goes
Don't Ask Me Why
No Man's Land
Allentown
R.E.S.P.E.C.T.
New York State of Mind
Fantasy
Woman
River (he performed "Chicago" at this point in Chicago but will most likely do "Kansas City")
Only the Good
Nessun
Italian
Piano Man

Encores were Fire, Uptown Girl, Still Rock and Roll, You May Be Right, and ending with Rock and Roll by Led Zeppelin.

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Friday, June 29, 2018

Red White and Zoo at The Kansas City Zoo 2018 by KCMB News


Red, White & Zoo
In honor of our Independence Day, active and retired military individuals receive FREE admission to the Kansas City Zoo on Saturday, June 30Sunday, July 1, and Wednesday, July 4. All active and retired military personnel will receive free Zoo admission when they present a valid ID. Families of active and retired military individuals will receive $1 off regular Kansas City Zoo admission. 
FOTZ Family Evening This Week
Friends of the Zoo (FOTZ) members will have the Zoo all to themselves this Thursday evening, June 28. Stay late and enjoy live entertainment, special Zookeeper chats, meal deals and complimentary rides while the Zoo stays open until 8 pm just for FOTZ members on Thursday, June 28.
Activities include:
5 pm Chimpanzee Chat and Lorikeet Feeding
5:30 pm Sea Lion Splash
6 pm Elephant Chat and Stingray Feeding
6:30 pm Tropics and Orangutan Chat
7 pm Tiger Chat and Lorikeet Feeding
7:30 pm Polar Bear Chat 

Everyone's a Kid Weekend


Everyone's a Kid Weekend at the Zoo is happening Thursday, July 5, to Sunday, July 8! Act like a kid and pay children's admission prices for everyone. Inflatable water slides will bring out your inner child, plus keep kids of all ages cool at the Zoo! We'll also have a $10 picnic deal (cheeseburger or jumbo hot dog, bag of chips and a bottle of water) available at the Tropics Tent.

Bring all the kids (yourself included!) and join us July 5-8 for a WILD and wet time at the Zoo! 
Come Chill at Snow Zoo
Are you ready to cool off? Join us for Snow Zoo on Saturday, July 14, and Sunday, July 15. Berlin and BamBam will enjoy an icy paradise when we dump two tons of ice into the Polar Bear Passage at 11:00 am.Many animals will also be cooling off with refreshing icy treats during the ZooKeeper chats scheduled throughout the day. Plus, we will welcome a snowman and ice princesses that you can visit!

Cool down at Snow Zoo!
Z.L.F. - All About Zookeepers

What does it take to become a Zookeeper? What does a Zookeeper do all day? Come learn all about the people who keep our animals happy and healthy on Saturday, July 14, and Sunday, July 15.

From 10 am to 3 pm, enjoy hands-on activities and create a thank-you card to give to our Zookeepers. All Zootastik Learning Fest activities will be in the lobby and are included with Zoo admission.

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Friday, May 4, 2018

Sporting KC Day at The KC Zoo - by KCMB News

Sporting KC Day at the Zoo Schedule Change 


Due to a conflict with Sporting KC's training schedule, some of the times for Sporting KC Day at the Zoo have changed. Please see the updated times below.  
Join us for Sporting KC Day at the Zoo this Sunday, May 6. See Sporting KC players Diego Rubio and Tim Melia take on the Zoo’s dynamic defender, Delilah the sea lion. Watch them play a little one-on-one during the Sea Lion Splash at 1:30 pm and then they will sign autographs for Zoo guests from 1:45 to 2:45 pm.

Sporting KC players Graham Zusi and Johnny Russell will paint alongside our elephant artists. Who will create the best masterpeice? Find out at our elephant exhibit at 3 pm.  Zusi and Russell will also sign autographs from 3:30 to 4:30 pm. 

See if you have what it takes to play for Sporting KC. Try out your skills on the Sporting KC Futsal Court located behind the sea lion pool from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm. Sporting KC Mascot Blue will also be taking pictures with guests from 10 am to noon

Our animals are getting in the Sporting KC spirit as well! Animals in Tropics, Helzberg Penguin Plaza and Discovery Barn will be enjoying special enrichment items like t-shirts, cups and more donated to them by Sporting KC. Our orangutans are “suiting up” in Sporting KC attire.

Wear Sporting KC apparel on Sunday, May 6, and receive $3 off the price of regular admission.
You can also save big when you purchase tickets for an upcoming match. Purchase South Stand tickets for the May 27th home match for just $24. Get South Stand tickets for the June 3rd and June 23rd home matches for $31. Just head to SeatGeek to select the match you want and use the PROMO CODE: 18SKCZOO.

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Sting Rays at The Kansas City Zoo by KCMB News Kansas City

Sporting KC Day at the Zoo


Sporting KC has faced some formidable opponents but none as wild as our animals! Join us for Sporting KC Day at the Zoo on Sunday, May 6. See Sporting KC players Diego Rubio and Tim Melia take on the Zoo’s dynamic defender, Delilah the sea lion. Watch them play a little one-on-one during the Sea Lion Splash at 10 am and then they will sign autographs for Zoo guests from 10:30 to 11:30 am.

Sporting KC players Graham Zusi and Johnny Russell will paint alongside our elephant artists. Who will create the best masterpeice? Find out at our elephant exhibit at noon. Zusi and Russell will also sign autographs from 12:30 to 1:30 pm. 

See if you have what it takes to play for Sporting KC. Try out your skills on the Sporting KC Futsal Court located behind the sea lion pool from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm. 

Our animals are getting in the Sporting KC spirit as well! Animals in Tropics, Helzberg Penguin Plaza and Discovery Barn will be enjoying special enrichment items like t-shirts, cups and more donated to them by Sporting KC. Our orangutans are “suiting up” in Sporting KC attire.

Wear Sporting KC apparel on Sunday, May 6, and receive $3 off the price of regular admission. You can also save big when you purchase tickets for an upcoming match. Purchase South Stand tickets for the May 27th home match for just $24. Get South Stand tickets for the June 3rd and June 23rd home matches for $31. Just head to SeatGeek to select the match you want and use the PROMO CODE: 18SKCZOO

Artists for the Animals 


As part of our upcoming Artists for the Animals event, Pinot’s Palette will be hosting a paint and sip class at the Zoo on Saturday, May 5.  Paint "A Jolly Giraffe at Dusk" (pictured left) from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.  Painting will be $45 per person and includes a $15 donation to the Zoo. Registration available at www.pinotspalette.com/olathe/event/218198.

Our animals will also be showing off their artistic skills that day. See our orangutan Picassos paint at 2 pm and our elephant Monets paint at 2:30 pm.

Stingray Bay Opens Soon 


Stingrays have arrived in Kansas City! 28 stingrays and 12 bamboo sharks are exploring their new home at the Kansas City Zoo.

Stingray Bay will open to the public on Friday, May 18. Guests will have the opportunity to dip their hands into a shallow pool and discover the unique texture and movement of both cownose and southern stingrays.  In addition to stingrays, the tank will also be home to one of the smallest species of sharks, white-spotted bamboo sharks.

Stingray Bay is located between Helzberg Penguin Plaza and Discovery Barn and will be open year-round. Entrance to Stingray Bay will be included with regular Zoo admission. Stingray Bay will open to the public beginning Friday, May 18.

Mother's Day at the Zoo


What better way to celebrate Mom than with a relaxing day at the Kansas City Zoo?  Moms will receive complimentary admission on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13. The treats don't stop there. Mom will also receive a flower from the Zoo and our friends at Sun Fresh as she leaves the Zoo.

Visit the Zoo’s doting moms and see them interact with their adorable babies. Bring Mom to the Zoo for a wild time with her cubs!

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

KC Zoo Upcoming Events by KCMB News Kansas City


The Kansas City Zoo - Upcoming Events


Meet Daniel Tiger


Meet KCPT’s most popular PBS Kids character, Daniel Tiger, at the Helzberg Penguin Plaza.  Daniel Tiger will be stopping by on Saturday, April 28, from 10 am to 2 pm. Be sure to bring your camera and take a photo with Daniel Tiger!

Species Spotlight: Otter


Join us for Species Spotlight on Saturday, April 28, and Sunday, April 29, to learn more about the otters that call the Zoo home.

Visit our North American River Otter exhibit near the entrance of the Zoo to learn about Ariel. At 9:30 am, she will be receiving enrichment items and then at 1:30 pm, our Zookeepers will be working on some training with her. You can also stop by the lobby from 10 am to 2 pm to grab your otter trading cards and collect them all year long. Species Spotlight is included with Zoo admission!
 

Sporting KC Day at the Zoo


Sporting KC has faced some formidable opponents but none as wild as our animals! Join us for Sporting KC Day at the Zoo on Sunday, May 6. See Sporting KC players, Diego Rubio and Tim Melia take on the Zoo’s dynamic defender, Delilah the sea lion. Watch them play a little one-on-one during the Sea Lion Splash at 10 am and then they will sign autographs for Zoo guests from 10:30 to 11:30 am.

Sporting KC players Graham Zusi and Johnny Russell will paint alongside our elephant artists. Who will create the best masterpeice? Find out at our elephant exhibit at noon. Zusi and Russell will also sign autographs from 12:30 to 1:30 pm. 

See if you have what it takes to play for Sporting KC. Try out your skills on the Sporting KC Futsal Court located behind the sea lion pool from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm. 

Our animals are getting in the Sporting KC spirit as well! Animals in Tropics, Helzberg Penguin Plaza and Discovery Barn will be enjoying special enrichment items like t-shirts, cups and more donated to them by Sporting KC. Our orangutans are “suiting up” in Sporting KC attire.

Get in the Sporting spirit and save! Wear Sporting KC apparel on Sunday, May 6, and receive $3 off the price of regular admission.

Artists for the Animals


As part of our upcoming Artists for the Animals event, Pinot’s Palette will be hosting a paint and sip class at the Zoo on Saturday, May 5.  Paint "A Jolly Giraffe at Dusk" (pictured left) from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.  Painting will be $45 per person and includes a $15 donation to the Zoo. Registration available at www.pinotspalette.com/olathe/event/218198.

Our animals will also be showing off their artistic skills that day. See our orangutan Picassos paint at 2 pm and our elephant Monets paint at 2:30 pm.

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