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Greg Morton | Thursday, Mar. 16-Saturday, Mar. 18 | 7 p.m. | The Comedy Club of Kansas City, 1130 W. 103rd St., Kansas City, MO | $22-$198 | His impressions were seen on “America’s Got Talent” (including Chewbacca and Jurassic Park dinosaurs), and now you can see them in KC.
Blood Bag Sangria Making Class | Thursday, Mar. 16, Sunday, Mar. 19 | Times vary | Weston Wine Company, 540 Main St., Weston, MO | $39 | Take home your own two bags of DIY sangria (not blood, don’t worry).
Friday, March 17
Kansas City St. Patrick’s Day Parade | Friday, Mar. 17 | 11 p.m. | Midtown-Westport, Kansas City, MO | Free | Join in along the parade route, starting at Linwood Boulevard and heading down Broadway Boulevard to 43rd Street.
WWE Friday Night Smackdown | Friday, Mar. 17 | 6:45 p.m. | T-Mobile Center | $20-$115 | Watch your favorite WWE Superstars get down to business.
The Book of Kells: Storling Dance Theater | Friday, Mar. 17-Saturday, Mar. 18 | 7 p.m. | Folly Theater, 300 W. 12th St., Kansas City, MO | $15 | This combination of storytelling, music, costuming, and dance is inspired by a 9th century Scottish work of art.
Saturday, March 18
St Patrick’s 5K | Saturday, Mar. 18 | 8-9:30 a.m. | Park Place, 11565 Ash St., Kansas City, MO | $25 | Pull on your green outfit and lace up your running shoes for this St. Patrick’s Day 5k.
Job Fair: Johnson County Parks & Recreation District | Saturday, Mar. 18 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 7900 Renner Rd., Shawnee, KS | Free | Available jobs include part-time and full-time across numerous departments (like aquatics, children’s services, and corporate wellness).
Sunday, March 19
Rewind 2000’s Edition | Sunday, Mar. 19 | 8 p.m. | Cable Dahmer Arena | $63-$204 | Rewind 20 years with artists like Bow Wow and Sammie.
Monday, March 20
Archery Basics for Families | Monday, Mar. 20 | 12:30-2:30 p.m. | North Kansas City YMCA, 1999 Iron St., North Kansas City, MO | Free | Learn about equipment, the shooting range, and all the ins and outs to get you started with archery.
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KCMO’s new on-demand transit service, Iris, is now live for Northlanders. Download the app to hail a ride, and catch a recap (read: all you need to know) with our story. Also, take a peak at the new vehicles.
Chiefs wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster is heading to New England after one year in KC. Smith-Schuster reportedly signed a three-year, $33 million deal. Kansas City is also reportedly losing defensive tackle Khalen Saunders to the Saints. (FOX4)
The Kansas City Current’s home opener against the Portland Thorns on Saturday, April 1 will air on CBS at 11:50 a.m. The rematch of the 2022 NWSL Championship is one of many NWSL matches to be televised on CBS Sports Network this year.
Say bonjour to Velouté. The locally-owned French catering company is opening a restaurant on the first floor of the Masonic Lodge building in downtown Shawnee — at 11111 Johnson Dr. The dining room will seat 35 and include breakfast, lunch, and dinner. (Shawnee Mission Post)
Screenland Armour Theatre — 408 Armour Rd., NKC — enters its 10th year of Panic Fest, a film festival celebrating horror + sci-fi. Organizers will kick off this year with the new Dracula horror-comedy, “Renfield.” The festival runs Thursday, April 13-Sunday, April 23. Tickets start at $15 per showing.
Parade Of Hearts is celebrating its upcoming 2023 installation with a kick-off event on Saturday, April 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. — at theAmerican Royal Hale Arena. Organizers will display all 40 new hearts, and guests will get to meet the artists. Entry is $5.
Crown Center landed two new retailers — Empanada Madness + The Electronics Store. The South American kitchen is coming from Southwest Boulevard, where it has served Venezuela and Colombian cuisine for 10 years. (CityScene KC)
Looking for a new laptop that checks all the boxes without breaking the bank? Enter: the Acer Chromebook 311. This lightweight laptop is decked out with all the essential Google apps — like Google Chrome and Google Calendar — it’s quiet, and it has up to 10 hours of battery life.*
Today’s story was a labor of love. My fiancée Sarah and I love to take our dog Ollie with us everywhere we go. I couldn’t fit every spot into this dog-friendly guide, but if you think I missed an obvious one, please email me with your recommendation.