Best Bets for the Weekend: A new play and Earth Day

first_imgShawnee Mission West students perform Peter and the Starcatcher this weekend.It’s Easter weekend! Almost time for our annual post-church trip to Chipotle only to realize it’s closed on Easter Sunday tradition. If that doesn’t sound like fun to you, perhaps you’ll enjoy another weekend activity:If you haven’t had the pleasure of attending at play at Shawnee Mission West, now’s your chance. This weekend there are multiple opportunities to catch a performance of Peter and the Starcatcher, a fantastic thriller based around mystical starstuff.If your Easter basket isn’t stuffed yet, the annual Egg Hunt at the Shawnee Indian Mission should take care of that for you.It’s a continent of 4.4 billion people and 48 countries, so you’re bound to learn a thing or two at the 2019 Asian Cultural Festival at the Overland Park Convention Center on Saturday. Enjoy food, martial arts, performances and more, with free admission for kids.Monday is Earth Day. Getting out in nature is my favorite way to celebrate our planet. For something a bit more structured, check out Gardner’s Earth Day/Arbor Day Celebration on Saturday. Large and small groups are invited to partake in a park clean up, tree planting and picnic.last_img