Weekends in KC: April 17-19

Enjoy a fun weekend in KC by checking out some of events below.

MIDDLE OF THE MAP FEST: The Middle of the Map Fest continues this weekend to celebrate creativity here in the heartland. On April 17th The Kansas City Star’s Press Pavilion will host The Forum, where speakers will be discussing the topics of art, technology and culture. Get a full list of the speakers and topics being presented at www.middleofthemapfest.com.

KANSAS CITY FILM FEST: Love to go to the movies? Then you won’t want to miss the Kansas City Film Fest this weekend. With numerous films being shown across two different theaters, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Find a full list of films and showtimes at kcfilmfest.org.

AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR: Become part of the live audience on NBC’s hit show, American Ninja Warrior. Watch as contestants tackle the obstacle course to win the title of American Ninja Warrior and the $500,000 grand prize. Filming will take place at Union Station across the entire weekend. Sign up now to get free tickets to the competition at on-camera-audiences.com/shows/american_ninja_warrior.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS VS.OAKLAND ATHLETICS: This weekend the Royals will face the A’s for a series of three games here at home. Enjoy hotdogs and peanuts for only a $1 each on Friday night’s game. On Saturday, get a replica of the American League Champions trophy for being one of the first 10,000 fans in the gate. Take the kids to Sunday’s game to enjoy Family FunDay. Head over to kansascity.royals.mlb.com for more information.