K-State scheduled to play its purple-white football game Saturday in KCK
There will be a lot of purple going on Saturday at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kan., where Kansas State University will play its purple-white spring football game. The game is scheduled to start at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at Sporting Park. Regular tickets already are gone, but there may be standing-room-only tickets for sale for $10, according to the K-State football website. The Wildcats were 9-4 in 2014, finishing in the top 20. Coming back from that team are 12 starters and 47 letter winners.
KU women’s rowing double dual meet to be Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake
The University of Kansas women’s rowing team will hold a Big 12-Big 10 dual meet at Wyandotte County Lake, 91st and Leavenworth Road, Kansas City, Kan. KU, along with Oklahoma, will represent the Big 12, facing Big 10 schools Iowa and Wisconsin. The two sessions of rowing may begin about 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Grinter Place quilt show continues April 25-26
Grinter Place State Historic Site will hold its 39th annual quilt show Friday – Sunday, April 24 – 26. Friday and Saturday hours are 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Sunday hours are noon – 4 p.m. Local quilts will be on display. Quilting materials and craft items will be available for purchase. Visitors can see and make a donation for a chance on this year’s opportunity quilt, hand-quilted by the Grinter Place Quilters. At 1 p.m. Saturday, Patti Winkler will present “Quilts in the Classroom: How Quilts Tie into History.” Admission to the quilt show is free. Admission to tour the house is $3 adults, $1 students. Kansas Historical Foundation members and children 5 and younger admitted free. Grinter Place is at 1420 S. 78th St., Kansas City, Kan. For more information, call 913-299-0373 or visit kshs.org/grinter_place.
Spanish singing lessons planned
Learn to sing Spanish songs at a program from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at the South Library, 3104 Strong Ave., Kansas City, Kan. The program is for all ages.
Performance will celebrate Dia de Los Ninos
Celebrate Dia de Los Ninos with an Anansi the Spider Performance from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at the Main Kansas City, Kan., Public Library, story time- craft room, 625 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kan. It is for children and tweens. Performed by the Kansas City Young Audiences resident, the program will include a story, performance, dancing, music, crafts and snacks. For more information, call 913-279-2128.
Strawberry Hill Museum open on weekends
The Strawberry Hill Museum, 720 N. 4th St., Kansas City, Kan., is open on the weekends. The museum is open from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. The admission charge is $7 for adults, $3 for children 6 to 12, and free for children under 6. Special tours are available during the week for groups of 20 or more by calling 913-721-0081. The museum’s tea room is open from 1 to 4 p.m. on the second Saturday and Sunday of each month. For more information, visit www.strawberryhillmuseum.org/.
Exhibit on Prohibition to visit Wyandotte County Museum
“Spirited: Prohibition in America,” a National Endowment for the Humanities traveling exhibition, will visit the Wyandotte County Museum from April 6 to May 25. The exhibit covers the history of Prohibition, which started in 1919 and continued 13 years. The museum is at 631 N. 126th St., Bonner Springs. Hours of the exhibit are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. The exhibit is free to the public. For more information visit the website www.facebook.com/wycomuseum or call 913-573-5002.
KCKCC baseball to face Fort Scott Saturday
Kansas City Kansas Community College will face Fort Scott in a baseball doubleheader at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Blue Devils home field. The Blue Devils will be competing for fifth place.