The Crown Center Ice Terrace opens for the season on Friday.
Yep, you read that right. The public outdoor skating rink opens for its 41st season this weekend.
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Where did the year go?
Maybe this will finally be the winter we overcome our fear of falling on our back pockets and having the embarrassing video/and or photo show up on social media.
It’s not like we even have to own our own skates. We can rent them there for $3.
In November, December and January, the rink is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
February through mid-March, hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, noon to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, noon to 11 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday.
Regular admission is $6; free for adults over 60 and children 4 and younger. Watch for two-for-one admissions on Tuesdays after 5 p.m., skate rental fees not included.
And remember that the skating rink is not a babysitter. (Or the mall.) Kids under 12 must be with a parent or guardian 21 or older.
For group rates, group reservations and info about private parties, call 816-274-8411.
Charity Chili Cook-off
At VolunteerMark’s cook-off — 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Hope Faith Ministries, 705 Virginia Ave. — sign up to volunteer for a cause and eat chili. $5, or a donation of a toiletry item (soap, shampoo, socks, undergarments, etc.) 816-471-4673.
Downtown Lee’s Summit Holiday Open House
Shop. Take a class from a merchant. Shop more. Downtown will be dressed for the holidays: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. downtownls.org.