Archive for Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Out & About Calendar, Sept. 19, 2007

September 18, 2007

Nightlife

¢ Rusty's Watering Hole and Eatery, 10901 W. 75th St., Shawnee, (268-9000). DJ Wednesday through Saturday.

¢ Danny's Bar and Grill, 13350 College Blvd., Overland Park, (345-9717). DJ every Friday at 9 p.m.; Hell Hound Junkies at 9 p.m. Wednesday; Black Ribbon Sky, Dora Dank and No Cause No Cure at 10 p.m. Saturday.

¢ Lucky Brewgrille, 5401 Johnson Dr., Mission, (403-8571). "Nightclub 5401" with DJ music on Fridays and Saturdays.

¢ Clarette Club, 5400 Martway, Mission (384-0986). Karaoke on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Texas Hold 'Em Poker on Sunday and Mondays. Pool league on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

¢ PJ's Grill, 10923 Shawnee Mission Pkwy., Shawnee, (962-7309). Texas Hold 'Em Poker on Mondays, Dart Tournaments on Monday and Sunday, Dart Leagues on Wednesday. Friday DJ Doc Holiday.

¢ Kobi's Bar and Grill, 113 Oak St., Bonner Springs, (422-5657). Salamander Friday; Mud Puppies from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday; AKA at 6 p.m. Sunday.

¢ The Ribbon Room, 11211 W. 58th St., Shawnee, (631-1131). Karaoke at 8 p.m. Thursday and 7 p.m. Sunday; Little Debbie and the Comedians at 9 p.m. Friday.

¢ Johnny's Tavern, 13410 W. 62nd Terr., Shawnee, (962-5777). Texas Hold'em Tuesdays; Karaoke Thursdays; DJ Dance party Saturdays and Wednesdays.

¢ Tony's Bar and Grill, 8620 Quivira, Lenexa, (599-6611). Abel Ramirez Big Band, featuring Frank Ancona, playing jazz arrangements for listening and dancing from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. every Tuesday. Texas Hold Em' 7 p.m. Monday and Wednesdays, karaoke 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Saturdays. Washers tournament at 9:30 p.m. Thursday.

¢ Court of Appeals, 11121 Johnson Dr., Shawnee, (962-0555). Texas Hold Em' 7 and 10 p.m. Wednesdays; and 4 and 7 p.m. Sundays.

¢ Foobar's, 6505 Nieman Rd., Shawnee (268-5353). Karaoke Friday. Questionable Covers at 9 p.m. Saturday.

¢ Marty's Blues Cafe, 5240 Merriam Dr., Merriam, (384-5646). Jam Night featuring The Lonnie Ray Blues Band from 7 to 11 p.m. Wednesday; Unplugged Thursday with Band Bliss from 7 to 10 p.m.; The Lonnie Ray Blues Band from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday; J.D. Summers and the Groove Pilot from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday.

Entertainment

Country Club Cafe

21911 W. 66th St. 441-2444

¢ Lunchtime live music: Hermann Steenkamp, acoustic guitar, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays.

Mountain Music Shoppe

12710 Shawnee Mission Pkwy. 962-9711

¢ Stacey Earle and Mark Stewart in concert, 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Tickets $15.

¢ Truckstop Honeymoon in concert, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. Tickets $13.

¢ Jason Ringenberg in concert, 7-9 p.m. Sept. 28. Tickets $12.

¢ Farmer Jason's Children's Concert, 10:30 a.m. Sept. 29. Tickets $6.

¢ Beppe Gambetta in concert, 7-9 p.m. Sept. 30. Sold Out.

¢ Trent Wagler and the Steel Wheels in concert, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 2. Tickets $13.

¢ Bryan Bowers in concert, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 4. Tickets $13.

¢ The Gallier Brothers in concert, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 6. Tickets $13.

¢ John Jorgenson & His Gypsy Jazz Quintet, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 7. Tickets $25.

¢ Glen Bonham and Southern Tradition in concert, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 11. Tickets $12.

¢ Santa Cruz River Band in concert, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 23. Tickets $15.

¢ Ukulele Circle, 6:30-8:30 p.m. the second Monday of every month. Free.

¢ Acoustic instrument open jam session. 1-5 p.m. the second Saturday of every month. Free, but bring your own instrument.

Museums/libraries

Johnson County Library Shawnee Branch

13811 Johnson Dr. 962-3800

¢ Kelly Buntin-Johnson, Artist in Residence, 10 a.m.-3p.m. Monday-Tuesday. Visit with fabric artist Kelly Johnson as she creates her whimsical endangered animal soft sculptures.

¢ Winning Reads Discussion Group, 7 p.m. Monday. Discuss award-winning books each month. The book for September is "Three Cups of Tea" by Greg Mortenson. Registration requested.

¢ Baby Time, 10:30 a.m. Oct. 5. As part of the "Storytime Fun for Little Ones" program, bring babies ages 6 to 18 months for finger plays, songs and rhymes.

¢ Spanish Chat, noon Oct. 6. ¿Quiere Ud. practicar el español? Would you like to practice speaking Spanish? Join us the first Saturday of each month beginning for an informal chat. Bring your lunch and come ready to talk. No registration required.

¢ Toddler Time, 10:30 a.m. Oct. 12. As part of the "Storytime Fun for Little Ones" program, bring children 18 to 36 months old for nursery rhymes, finger plays and actions songs designed to enhance language skills.

¢ Second Saturday Book Club, 10 a.m. Oct. 13. Join us for an eclectic selection of enticing, enlightening reads. The book for October is "The Haunting of Hill House" by Shirley Jackson. Registration requested.

¢ Read to a Dog, 1 p.m. Oct. 13. Children can practice reading to enhance skills or just for fun with these specially-trained dogs on the second Saturday of each month. Recommended for ages 5-12; registration requested.

¢ Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Oct. 19. As part of the "Storytime Fun for Little Ones" program, bring children 3 to 5 years old for stories, songs and fun.

Wonderscope Children's Museum

5705 Flint St. 268-8130; 268-4176 for enrollment.

¢ Yoga For Kids, 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Wednesdays. Enroll for four-week sessions of yoga, art and fun for children 4- to 9-years-old. A new session begins each month and costs $28 per child.

¢ Terrific Tuesday Art, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Tuesdays. Dress for mess.

¢ Gymboree at Wonderscope, 9:30 10:15 a.m. Friday and Oct. 5 and 19. Bubbles, parachute play and songs for young children with an adult. Cost $2 per child.

¢ The Music in You, 9:30 10:15 a.m. Sept. 28. Sandy Jackson, music therapist, shares music for the kid in all of us. Cost $2 per child.

¢ Priscilla Howe, Storyteller, 9:30 10:15 a.m. Oct. 2 and 16. Priscilla will tell her favorite stories with the help of some of her puppets. Cost $1 per child.

¢ Storybooks, 9:30 a.m. Oct. 9 and 23. Wonderscope's staff will share their all-time favorite storybooks with toddlers and preschoolers.

¢ Infant Massage, 10:30 a.m. Oct. 10, 17 and 24. This three-week session is led by a certified infant massage instructor for families with babies birth to 1 year old. Cost $10 for all three sessions; registration requested.

¢ Funky Mama in concert, 9:30 a.m. Oct. 11. Kristy Eyler blends rock 'n roll, bluegrass, country and funk into fun songs. Cost $2 per child.

¢ From Bedtime Blues to All the Time Snooze, 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 11. Learn how to make bedtime a harmonious part of life in this S.O.S. Workshop for Parents. Cost $10 for individuals or $15 for couples.

¢ Make a Mural, all day Oct. 12. Help create a mural throughout the day to welcome the new LEGO exhibit that arrives in November.

¢ KABOOM! Science Workshop, 1-3:30 p.m. Thursdays beginning Oct. 18. This eight-session workshop is for ages 3-6. The cost for all eight sessions is $110.

Shawnee Town

11501 W. 57th St. 248-2360

¢ The Shawnee Town Museum tours are open to the public 10 a.m. 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday through the end of October.

¢ Speaker Series: "Kansas is a Spooky Place," 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at Town Hall. Lisa Heitz, freelance writer and author of "Haunted Kansas," will share stories of ghosts in the Sunflower state, based on a rich collection of local legends and oral histories.

Johnson County Museum of History

6305 Lackman Rd. 631-6709

¢ The 1950s All-Electric House, open 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Step inside this 1954 "house of the future," a completely restored KCP&L show home. Cost is $2 for adults and $1 for children ages 12 and younger. Guided tours only.

¢ Growing Seasons: An American Farm Family at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century, 10-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1-4:30 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 21. Based on the award-winning book Growing Seasons by Elsie Lee Spear, this exhibit brings early 20th century farm families to life with painting by Ken Stark, farm artifacts and hands-on activities.

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