Spring Breakers

Kaylyn Olson

Most students are heading out to the beach and the mountains for their spring break trips, while some of us are stuck in good ol’ Kansas.  Here are some fun spring break plans if you aren’t relaxing on the beach or skiing up in the mountains.

  • 35th Annual Brookside St. Patrick’s Warm-Up Parade

Saturday, March 14, 2015
Parade starts 2 p.m.
Parade route: Begins at 65th and Wornall, north on Wornall, east on 63rd St. to Main, south on Main to Meyer Blvd., west on Meyer Blvd. to Brookside Road.

  • 33rd Annual Shawnee St. Patrick’s Parade

Shawnee, Kansas
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Parade starts: 1 p.m.
Parade route: Begins at Johnson Drive and Monrovia proceeds east on Johnson Drive to Nieman Road.

  • Pinstripes: Bowling, Bocce and Bistro

13500 Nall Avenue Overland Park, KS 66223: Our distinctive 40,000 square foot dining and entertainment venues feature a bistro with exceptional Italian/American cuisine and wine; bowling and bocce.

  • Kansas City Zoo

6800 Zoo Drive Kansas City MO, 64132

  • Big 12 Men’s National Championship March 11-14

Held at the Sprint Center… Be willing to spend lots of money!

  • Shawnee Mission Park

Take a walk or ride your bike along the trails with your friends! Or, take you dog out to play at the dog park!

  • Kansas City Ballet Presents “Giselle”

Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts: March 13th through March 22

  • Netflix

Lay in your bed all day (or all break) and start a new series!

  • Go see a movie

Cinderella,  Insurgent, The Duff, and McFarland are all good choices!