'Everybody's Hero: The Jackie Robinson Story'
10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., January 27, 2017 | Yardley Hall
$6 - $30
At the start of summer 1947, television was brand-new, the sound barrier had not been broken, and baseball was a white man's game. By the time fall arrived, Jackie Robinson had become the first African-American to play major league baseball.
6:30 p.m., January 27, 2017
A Very Special Invitation
12:30 p.m., January 22, 2017 | Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, 1616 E. 18th St., Kansas City, MO 64108
Join the Performing Arts Series-JCCC on Sunday, Jan. 22, on the "Diamond" at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum at 18th & Vine. Dr. Raymond Doswell, vice president of curatorial services at the NLBM, will give the presentation "Black Baseball and Popular Culture." The reception will be catered by Fiorella's Jack Stack BBQ. An RSVP is required online by Jan. 13 or call 913-469-4445.
A round-trip bus ride to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum will be available from Johnson County Community College-Carlsen Center. The bus will load at 11:45 a.m. and depart at noon. Return is expected at 3:30 p.m. Please reserve your space online. Limited seating. Reservations are first come, first served.
10 a.m., January 27, 2017
Grades 3 and up
Your destination is the Carlsen Center circle drive at JCCC, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS.
Show running time is 60 minutes, with no intermission.
Please arrive 30 minutes early to the Carlsen Center and allow ample time to find parking. Reserved parking in the lower west Carlsen Center garage near the JCCC College Boulevard main entrance.
No food or drinks in the theatres.
Large school groups receive priority seating. General public seating is on a first-come/first-seated basis in sections to be determined. An usher will escort you to your seating area.
Regardless of age, each person attending the performance must have a ticket; "lap tickets" for infants may be purchased at the box office, 913-469-4445.