Weekend Roundup

Here’s what’s happening in Kansas City April 7-9

Friday

Food Truck Friday 

Take a stroll around the Crossroads Arts District for First Friday, then stop by The Star’s Food Truck Friday event at 1729 Grand Blvd., where you’ll be able to choose from local trucks such as Bluemoose, Beauty of the Bistro, Wilma’s, Coffee Cake KC, Monk’s Roast Beef and more. Harvesters will also be on hand to take monetary or non-perishable food donations.

Saturday 

Kansas City Film Fest

The 20th annual event features more than 100 local, regional, national and international films from second-graders to professionals. Saturday’s schedule begins at 9 a.m. with a panel about women making movies, and continues until 10:20 p.m. with a showing of the film Prodigy. The films will be shown at Cinemark on the Plaza until April 9. Click here to see the full schedule of events and read more about the films.

The Easter Bunny at Crown Center

If your little ones still haven’t had the chance to meet the Easter Bunny, head to Crown Center from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, where a professional photographer will be available to snap pictures. The Easter Bunny will be located in the Level 1 Atrium, and parents are welcome to bring their own cameras.

Sunday

Passport to India

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, enjoy the dance, music, art and culture of South Asia. Kids and adults alike and take part in hands-on activities and henna design demonstrations while they listen to live music and sample food inspired by Indian cuisine. The event is free and open to the public. More information about parking and performances can be found here.

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