Archive for Thursday, January 19, 2012

Sand in the City to return to Wonderscope this year

Bill Dow of Billings, Mont., and other Sand in the City professional coaches create a sand sculpture to represent Wonderscope Children's Museum of Kansas City on Saturday, May 21. The sculpture was one of more than a dozen on display during Sand in the City Free Family Fun Days, which run through 8 p.m. Saturday and continue from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 22, outside the museum, 5705 Flint St. Check out The Dispatch's photo gallery for more images from the event.

Bill Dow of Billings, Mont., and other Sand in the City professional coaches create a sand sculpture to represent Wonderscope Children's Museum of Kansas City on Saturday, May 21. The sculpture was one of more than a dozen on display during Sand in the City Free Family Fun Days, which run through 8 p.m. Saturday and continue from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 22, outside the museum, 5705 Flint St. Check out The Dispatch's photo gallery for more images from the event.

January 19, 2012

Wonderscope Children’s Museum will once again play host to Sand in the City KC, the museum announced Thursday.

The event, which the museum organized for the first time last May, is planned for Sept. 7-8 in the parking lot outside Wonderscope, 5705 Flint St.

More than 350 tons of sand will be trucked in for teams to create sand sculpture masterpieces. The event also features activities and sand to play in for the public.

For more details or to sign up a team for this year’s event, go online to sandinthecitykc.org. Team registration is due by Feb. 1.