Bone-Anza & other weekend possibilities

weekend-031916Dogs can get in on the Easter Egg hunt madness with the second annual Bone-Anza at Waggin’ Trail Dog Park (NE 32nd & Swift, North Kansas City). The small and large dog egg hunts — the eggs are filled with dog treats — start at 1:30 p.m. The Kansas City Parks & Recreation event is from 1 to 2 p.m. It’s $5 per dog and, yes, there will be picture with the Easter Bunny.

Goatee always getting in the head of your beer? Fu manchu stopping you from having fun? Learn to tame your facial hair with Chop Tops Brookside at Beards & Biers at Bier Station this Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m.

It’s a 3rd Friday on West 39th Street and today marks the grand opening of Meshuggah Bagels. Downbeat Coffee + Tea (1200 W 39th Street, 2nd Floor) will have live music and Cuban lattes and there are a host of happy hour specials and pop-up art exhibits.

Get a sneak peek at Betty Rae’s Ice Cream (7140 Wornall Road), which doesn’t officially open until next Thursday. The new Waldo scoop shop is hosting a friends and family preview from 12 to 5 p.m. Saturday.

The Blue Spring Butterfly Exhibit is now open at Powell Gardens (1609 NW US Highway 50). If you want to get an early jump on your backyard plot, there’s a garden planning workshop this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. You’ll sketch design plans and take home seeds and potatoes. Call Linda at 816-697-2600 (x209) to ask about late registration. The workshop is $29 ($22 for members).

Mason jars are for everything. Case in point: Salad in a jar — a class being led by a Hy-Vee dietician on Sunday from 4 to 4:30 p.m. The class will feature a workshop on how to make a chopped Cobb, Greek chicken, and black bean and quinoa salad. You’ll prep the salads and leave the Olathe store (14955 W 151st Street) with three Mason jars. It’s $15 and you can e-mail lbartels@hy-vee.com to make a reservation.

[Images via Facebook: q39, Hy-Vee, Chop Tops]

Jonathan Bender

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