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Art Start: Be an Art Detective (Group Session)

  • Art Start: Be an Art Detective (Group Session)
Wichita Art Museum
Date: Friday October 31, 2014
Time: 10:00 am
Category: Kids / Family

Location: 1400 W. Museum Blvd.
Price: Free for ages 3-5
Art Start is an educational program for preschoolers
ages 3 to 5. Each month, children explore a new theme
related to the making and meaning of works of art in
the museum’s collection. A multi-faceted curriculum
engages preschoolers in the looking, listening, and
creating activities of the visual arts that emphasize
the State of Kansas early learning skills standards. Art
Start family sessions are offered every Tuesday at 10
am and 1:30 pm. Group sessions are Thursdays and Fridays at 10
am and 1:30 pm. Reservations are required. Admission
is free for children ages 3 to 5 and their parent/
guardian; regular admission is charged for children
ages 6 and older. Of course, members are always free!
Email education@wichitaartmuseum.org to reserve your spot.
Wichita Art Museum

Art Start: Be an Art Detective (Group Session)

  • Art Start: Be an Art Detective (Group Session)
Wichita Art Museum
Date: Friday October 31, 2014
Time: 1:30 pm
Category: Kids / Family

Location: 1400 W. Museum Blvd.
Price: Free for ages 3-5
Art Start is an educational program for preschoolers
ages 3 to 5. Each month, children explore a new theme
related to the making and meaning of works of art in
the museum’s collection. A multi-faceted curriculum
engages preschoolers in the looking, listening, and
creating activities of the visual arts that emphasize
the State of Kansas early learning skills standards. Art
Start family sessions are offered every Tuesday at 10
am and 1:30 pm. Group sessions are Thursdays and Fridays at 10
am and 1:30 pm. Reservations are required. Admission
is free for children ages 3 to 5 and their parent/
guardian; regular admission is charged for children
ages 6 and older. Of course, members are always free!
Email education@wichitaartmuseum.org to reserve your spot.
Wichita Art Museum

Trunk or Treat +


Date: Friday October 31, 2014
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Category: Kids / Family

Location: 13303 W Maple
Price: Free !!
Fun for the family! Come decorate your vehicle or just vote for your favorite. While your here take part in a pumpkin roll, Mummy wrap or bully prevention class.

Trunk or Treat at Eastminster


Date: Friday October 31, 2014
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Category: Kids / Family

Location: Eastminster Church
Price: Free
Trunk or Treat is a safe, fun Halloween alternative held in the parking lot of Eastminster Church. It's the perfect event for families to enjoy together, with something for all ages. Kids can visit trunks decorated in exciting themes to "trunk or treat" for candy, enjoy fun games, bounce in inflatables, take a hay rack ride, munch on hot dogs and treats, and make new friends. It's a safe, non-scary night for the entire family, so come join us! Best of all, it's totally free!
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Treats, Not Tricks


Date: Friday October 31, 2014
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Category: Kids / Family

Location: Countryside Christian Church
This October 31st, you want your kids to have fun and get all the good stuff, without worrying about bad influences, dark streets, unpredictable strangers or unpleasant surprises. That’s why you and your kids are invited to Countryside Christian Church’s Treats, Not Tricks!

Countryside Christian Church promises to load up your little ones with lots of treats and lots of fun in a friendly indoor neighborhood where you won’t need to worry! Families are welcome to drop by Countryside Christian Church on October 31st, between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. There will be safe trick or treating, live entertainment, inflatables, carnival games, food trucks, a hay ride, refreshments, and door prizes, plus you with enough treats to share!

Countryside Christian Church is just north of Pawnee at 1919 S Rock Road. Call 686-7206 for more details. Treats, Not Tricks is fun for the whole family. October 31st from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Lake Afton Public Observatory Presents: Reflections of the Moon

  • Lake Afton Public Observatory Presents: Reflections of the Moon
Lake Afton Public Observatory
Date: Friday October 31, 2014 through Saturday November 1, 2014.
Time: 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Category: Kids / Family

Location: Lake Afton Public Observatory, 25000 W. MacArthur, Goddard, KS 67052
Price: Adults: $5, Children 6-12: $3, Under 6: Free, Family Rate: $15
Sunlight reflecting off the surface of the moon shows us craters, mountains, and smooth, dark maria. join us as we explore this harsh landscape through the Observatory's big telescope. We will also observe the two most distant planets in our solar system, Uranus and Neptune. This program will run 31 Nov. 1, 7-8,28,29 Dec. 5-6.
http://webs.wichita.edu/lapo/

Lake Afton Public Observatory Presents: Reflections of the Moon

  • Lake Afton Public Observatory Presents: Reflections of the Moon
Lake Afton Public Observatory
Date: Friday October 31, 2014 through Saturday November 1, 2014.
Time: 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Category: Kids / Family

Location: Lake Afton Public Observatory, 25000 W. MacArthur, Goddard, KS 67052
Price: Adults: $5, Children 6-12: $3, Under 6: Free, Family Rate: $15
Sunlight reflecting off the surface of the moon shows us craters, mountains, and smooth, dark maria. join us as we explore this harsh landscape through the Observatory's big telescope. We will also observe the two most distant planets in our solar system, Uranus and Neptune. This program will run 31 Nov. 1, 7-8,28,29 Dec. 5-6.
http://webs.wichita.edu/lapo/

Have your Birthday at Seneca Bowl

Seneca Bowl
Date: Event occurs every Saturday of every month.
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Category: Kids / Family

Birthday parties are available Saturdays and are only $8 per person! Call or come in today to book your party!
Times available are Saturdays at 1:30-3:30.

Art Start: American Moderns (Family Session)

  • Art Start: American Moderns (Family Session)
Wichita Art Museum
Date: Tuesday November 4, 2014
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Category: Kids / Family

Location: 1400 W. Museum Blvd.
Price: Free for ages 3-5 and parent/guardian; $3 for children over 5
Art Start is an educational program for preschoolers
ages 3 to 5. Each month, children explore a new theme
related to the making and meaning of works of art in
the museum’s collection. A multi-faceted curriculum
engages preschoolers in the looking, listening, and
creating activities of the visual arts that emphasize
the State of Kansas early learning skills standards. Art
Start family sessions are offered every Tuesday at 10
am and 1:30 pm. Group sessions are Thursdays and Fridays at 10
am and 1:30 pm. Reservations are required. Admission
is free for children ages 3 to 5 and their parent/
guardian; regular admission is charged for children
ages 6 and older. Of course, members are always free!
Email education@wichitaartmuseum.org to reserve your spot.
Wichita Art Museum

Little Explorers Preschool Playgroup

  • Little Explorers Preschool Playgroup
Exploration Place
Date: Event occurs every Tuesday of every month.
Time: 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Category: Kids / Family

Location: 300 N. McLean Blvd
Price: Included with general museum admission. Free for members.
Enjoy a fun and educational hour with your young child (age 3-5) during these hands-on sessions that include a special craft, science experiment, exhibit gallery activity, and more – all related to the monthly theme!

Upcoming themes include:
September: Eww! What’s Eating You?
October: Fall and Halloween
November: Super STEM
December: Holidays

Little Explorers is located in Discovery Room A across from Exploring Flight & Design.
Details here.

Art Start: American Moderns (Family Session)

  • Art Start: American Moderns (Family Session)
Wichita Art Museum
Date: Tuesday November 4, 2014
Time: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Category: Kids / Family

Location: 1400 W. Museum Blvd.
Price: Free for ages 3-5 and parent/guardian; $3 for children over 5
Art Start is an educational program for preschoolers
ages 3 to 5. Each month, children explore a new theme
related to the making and meaning of works of art in
the museum’s collection. A multi-faceted curriculum
engages preschoolers in the looking, listening, and
creating activities of the visual arts that emphasize
the State of Kansas early learning skills standards. Art
Start family sessions are offered every Tuesday at 10
am and 1:30 pm. Group sessions are Thursdays and Fridays at 10
am and 1:30 pm. Reservations are required. Admission
is free for children ages 3 to 5 and their parent/
guardian; regular admission is charged for children
ages 6 and older. Of course, members are always free!
Email education@wichitaartmuseum.org to reserve your spot.
Wichita Art Museum