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Art Start: Wacky Portraits (Group Session)

  • Art Start: Wacky Portraits (Group Session)
Wichita Art Museum
Date: Thursday December 18, 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

Meet Santa

Expert Auto Center
Date: Thursday December 18, 2014
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Category: Kids / Family

Location: 2501 W.13
Come out and meet Santa and have your picture taken with him for free. Also taking donations for Toys for Tots.

Art Start: Wacky Portraits (Group Session)

  • Art Start: Wacky Portraits (Group Session)
Wichita Art Museum
Date: Thursday December 18, 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

The Arcs Lights on St. Paul


Date: Thursday November 27, 2014 through Sunday December 28, 2014.
Time: 5:30 pm
Category: Kids / Family

Location: Wichita
Price: Donation
You will not want to miss this amazing holiday display with over one million lights. Drive through the largest neighborhood lights display in Kansas made up of 1 million lights with over 200 displays in a musical wonderland.

Opens Nightly at 5:30 pm Thanksgiving through December 28.
Enter at the intersection of Douglas Ave and St Paul on Wichitas west side

A suggested goodwill donation of 5 dollars per vehicle will help The Arc of Sedgwick County provide quality affordable programs and services for persons with developmental disabilities.
The Arcs Lights on St. Paul

Art Start: Wacky Portraits (Group Session)

  • Art Start: Wacky Portraits (Group Session)
Wichita Art Museum
Date: Friday December 19, 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

Art Start: Wacky Portraits (Group Session)

  • Art Start: Wacky Portraits (Group Session)
Wichita Art Museum
Date: Friday December 19, 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

The Arcs Lights on St. Paul


Date: Thursday November 27, 2014 through Sunday December 28, 2014.
Time: 5:30 pm
Category: Kids / Family

Location: Wichita
Price: Donation
You will not want to miss this amazing holiday display with over one million lights. Drive through the largest neighborhood lights display in Kansas made up of 1 million lights with over 200 displays in a musical wonderland.

Opens Nightly at 5:30 pm Thanksgiving through December 28.
Enter at the intersection of Douglas Ave and St Paul on Wichitas west side

A suggested goodwill donation of 5 dollars per vehicle will help The Arc of Sedgwick County provide quality affordable programs and services for persons with developmental disabilities.
The Arcs Lights on St. Paul

How Far is Far?

  • How Far is Far?
Lake Afton Public Observatory
Date: Friday December 19, 2014 through Saturday December 20, 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
Planets and stars are only a bit more than a stone's throw away, right? During this program we will observe a gas giant planet, a multiple star, a cluster of stars, a nebule and a nearby galaxy as we discuss just how far away they really are and how we determine vast distances in space. This program will run Oct. 10-11, 17-18, 24-25 Nov. 14-15, 21-22, Dec. 12-13, 19-20.
http://webs.wichita.edu/lapo/

Read to Rover


Date: Event occurs the third Saturday of every month.
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Category: Kids / Family

Location: Kansas Humane Society
We've partnered with the Wichita Public Library to create a place where children get an opportunity to read aloud to a supportive, non-judgmental listener, a registered therapy dog.

Your child will have an individual reading session with a furry friend and make cool crafts.

A $3 donation is requested per child. All proceeds made to the Kansas Humane Society benefit the animals in our care.
http://www.kshumane.org/education/elementary.php

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.

The Arcs Lights on St. Paul


Date: Thursday November 27, 2014 through Sunday December 28, 2014.
Time: 5:30 pm
Category: Kids / Family

Location: Wichita
Price: Donation
You will not want to miss this amazing holiday display with over one million lights. Drive through the largest neighborhood lights display in Kansas made up of 1 million lights with over 200 displays in a musical wonderland.

Opens Nightly at 5:30 pm Thanksgiving through December 28.
Enter at the intersection of Douglas Ave and St Paul on Wichitas west side

A suggested goodwill donation of 5 dollars per vehicle will help The Arc of Sedgwick County provide quality affordable programs and services for persons with developmental disabilities.
The Arcs Lights on St. Paul

How Far is Far?

  • How Far is Far?
Lake Afton Public Observatory
Date: Friday December 19, 2014 through Saturday December 20, 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
Planets and stars are only a bit more than a stone's throw away, right? During this program we will observe a gas giant planet, a multiple star, a cluster of stars, a nebule and a nearby galaxy as we discuss just how far away they really are and how we determine vast distances in space. This program will run Oct. 10-11, 17-18, 24-25 Nov. 14-15, 21-22, Dec. 12-13, 19-20.
http://webs.wichita.edu/lapo/

The Arcs Lights on St. Paul


Date: Thursday November 27, 2014 through Sunday December 28, 2014.
Time: 5:30 pm
Category: Kids / Family

Location: Wichita
Price: Donation
You will not want to miss this amazing holiday display with over one million lights. Drive through the largest neighborhood lights display in Kansas made up of 1 million lights with over 200 displays in a musical wonderland.

Opens Nightly at 5:30 pm Thanksgiving through December 28.
Enter at the intersection of Douglas Ave and St Paul on Wichitas west side

A suggested goodwill donation of 5 dollars per vehicle will help The Arc of Sedgwick County provide quality affordable programs and services for persons with developmental disabilities.
The Arcs Lights on St. Paul

Technology Edventures • Self Portraits

  • Technology Edventures • Self Portraits
Exploration Place
Date: Monday December 22, 2014
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Category: Kids / Family

Location: 300 N. McLean Blvd, Wichita KS
Price: Member $50; Nonmembers $60
Investigate digital and traditional art techniques for making unique portraits of you.

For Kids Completing Grades 5 - 8

Before Care: 7:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. $5
After Care: 4 p.m - 5:30 p.m. $5
Before & After Care: 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. $8

For questions call 316.660.0620.
REGISTER NOW!

The Arcs Lights on St. Paul


Date: Thursday November 27, 2014 through Sunday December 28, 2014.
Time: 5:30 pm
Category: Kids / Family

Location: Wichita
Price: Donation
You will not want to miss this amazing holiday display with over one million lights. Drive through the largest neighborhood lights display in Kansas made up of 1 million lights with over 200 displays in a musical wonderland.

Opens Nightly at 5:30 pm Thanksgiving through December 28.
Enter at the intersection of Douglas Ave and St Paul on Wichitas west side

A suggested goodwill donation of 5 dollars per vehicle will help The Arc of Sedgwick County provide quality affordable programs and services for persons with developmental disabilities.
The Arcs Lights on St. Paul