Also, be sure to check out craftzine.
I was browsing the SparkFun site and came across a project that mentioned the NerdKits web site. Check this out http://www.nerdkits.com/
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