Also, be sure to check out craftzine.
Feb Thing-a-day sign up is available. Be sure to sign up if you are the tiniest bit interested in making things. After midnight on Feb 1 no one new can sign up.
Events & Activities
HMS Beagle Science Store - voted Coolest Store in Kansas City
Check out these other great Maker Friendly groups:
Local Hackerspace and Makerspace Groups
Regional Hackerspace and Makerspace Groups