Daily Archives: April 18, 2014

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An Easter egg hunt will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Big Eleven Lake 11th and State Avenue, Kansas City, Kan.
The free community event is open to children ages 10 and younger.
Ages 2-4 will begin at 10 a.m. Ages 5-7 will be at 11 a.m.  Ages 8-10 will be at noon.
Other activities and entertainment also is planned.
Hot dogs, chips and water will be available for participants.
The Easter egg hunt is sponsored through a partnership with the Unified Government Parks and Recreation Department, MDG Graphics, KC Sole and BPU Employee Foundation.

- Information from Unified Government newsletter

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Scenes from “Hansel and Gretel,” a musical play Friday and Saturday at Alcott Arts Center. (Photo from Alcott Arts Center)

A musical production featuring many children, “Hansel and Gretel,” is being performed currently at the Alcott Arts Center, 180 S. 18th St., Kansas City, Kan.

The musical play will take place at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Alcott.

The lyrics are by Malcolm Brown, script and score by David Barrett by arrangement with Yellowbrick Publications.

Among the young actors appearing in the show are Hansel, Dakota Garrison; Gretel, Elise Allee; witch, Katia Marie Arians and Victoria Gerardy; father, Colin Arians; mother, Victoria Gerardy; Villager 1, Harley Carolus; Villager 2, Bailey Allee; villagers, all cast;  the crow, Harley Carolus; animals, Alex Allee, Daniel Garcia III, Zoe Green Lockwood, Xavier Najera, Bailey Allee; the good elf, Alex Allee; elves, Harley Carolus, Daniel Garcia III, Zoe Green Lockwood, Xavier Najera, Bailey Allee.

The co-director is Jennifer Coates and the production crew includes Peggy Arians, Joselyn and Robert Carolus, Daniel Garcia Jr., Mia Garcia, Georgina Green; and set design, Chris Green

In conjunction with the performance, an art show featuring Kansas City, Kan., youth is being held at the Alcott. The young artists include Jordan (Jo) Thaxton, Jenny Sanchez and Melissa Crowe. The art exhibit opens at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Admission to the play is $8 per person. The art exhibitions are free and open to the public. The Alcott is not yet ADA-accessible.

For more information, visit www.alcottartscenter.org or call 913-233-2787.

Scenes from “Hansel and Gretel,” a musical play Friday and Saturday at Alcott Arts Center. (Photo from Alcott Arts Center)

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Piper High School – soccer vs. DeSoto
– Varsity won 3-0
– goals Gunnels (2) and Woolley with 2 assists, Moon also an assist. Shut-out by Ferguson
– JV won 2-1
– goals by McCloud and Gooch, Cahill throw assist

Piper High School – golf at DeSoto
– 3rd as a team
– Searcy 5th place with a 45

Piper High School – softball vs. Basehor-Linwood
– Varsity split (lost game #1 0-2 & won game #2 2-0)
– JV TBA

Piper High School – baseball vs. Basehor-Linwood
– Varsity split (lost game No. 1, 6-7, and won game No. 2, 11-5)
– JV swept 12-2 and 8-0

- from Doug Key, Piper activities director

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