Also, be sure to check out craftzine.
KC Fabricators Bot Exhibit
KC Fabricators is a local MakerBot/3D printer operators group with several members in the KC area, many with their own bots. Who occasionally meet up to show off their bots, trade experiences, and work on their 3d printers or other automated manufacturing machines.
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