The Orpheum Theater summer movie series is back beginning in July. Sci-fi and fantasy buffs will appreciate their selections for the 2017 Fantastic Summer Film Series. The classic theater is showing the Lord of the Rings trilogy … [Read more...] about Orpheum Theater Summer Movie Series
Girl Scouts of Kansas is offering a new club this summer, “Preparing and Succeeding in Middle School,” beginning in June. Girls will learn how they intake information and process it (learning styles), they will make new friends, learn how … [Read more...] about Free Girl Scout Club: “Preparing and Succeeding in Middle School”
Cool off this summer at the interactive fountains (aka water playgrounds, aka splash parks) in Wichita. Our family has visited several of these water playgrounds over the past few summers. They're perfect for a fun, spontaneous (and FREE) … [Read more...] about FREE Splash Parks!
The Wichita Shakespeare Company will perform Henry V and Twelfth Night for Shakespeare in the Park this summer and fall, respectively. Admission is free! Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, and bug spray to enjoy any of the nine … [Read more...] about FREE Shakespeare in the Park 2017 in Wichita
Bring blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy the FREE Wichita Ballet in the Park again this year! The Wichita Ballet will perform The Wizard of Oz at various parks in towns around Wichita from June 8-11, 2017. This is a wonderful … [Read more...] about FREE Ballet in the Park performances from Ballet Wichita
The Wichita Park and Recreation department has a mobile “recreation station” designed to encourage folks to visit our public parks and promote getting outside, getting active, and having fun. The Recreation Station launched in 2015, and … [Read more...] about Wichita Park and Recreation hosts free family activities
Enjoy the gardens, including the Downing Children’s Garden and the new Chinese Garden of Friendship, on the cheap at Botanica in Wichita! Admission is only $3 all day on Thursdays in the summer. (Children under 3 and members always get free … [Read more...] about $3 Thursdays and Family Game Night at Botanica
Tuesdays on the Terrace at Botanica are a summertime treat for grownups. Enjoy food, cocktails, a live band, and the beautiful gardens at Botanica most Tuesday nights from June through September. The cover is just $10 for non-members and … [Read more...] about Tuesdays on the Terrace at Botanica
Residents of Butler, Sedgwick, and Harvey counties who are 60 years or older with a household income is at or below 185% of the federal poverty level can apply to receive $30 in checks to use at local participating farmers' markets this … [Read more...] about Farmer’s Market Coupons for Low-Income Seniors
Free breakfasts, lunches and snacks will be offered to children 18 years old and younger at 44 locations in Wichita as part of the Kid Power Café Summer Food Service Program, May 22 – August 11. The free meals are available to all … [Read more...] about Free meals for kids during the summer
This Memorial Day, the Blue Star Museums program opens again for the summer. Blue Star Museums offers free admission to more than 2000 museums across America for active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard … [Read more...] about Blue Star Museums: Free Admission for Military Members and Their Families
Gallery Alley is a new public space in downtown Wichita which will have a grand opening later this week. In the spirit of the Wichita Popup Park, the once underutilized space is taking on new life as a place Wichitans and visitors can enjoy … [Read more...] about New outdoor entertainment, public space opening in Downtown Wichita
Here's one of the best deals of summer, and it's back just in time for all your summer barbecues and cookouts. Do your summer weekend grilling on the cheap with $6 propane refills from Wayman Oil. Our family loves this deal -- it saves us … [Read more...] about $6 Propane Refills at Wayman Oil (Grill tank refills) No limit.
Dads get in free on Father's Day with a paid child's admission at the Sedgwick County Zoo. Plus, just for dad's special day, the zoo is hosting a Father's Day Car Show again this year. See all sorts of classic cars, antique autos and … [Read more...] about FREE Admission to Sedgwick County Zoo for Dads on Father’s Day
Did you know you could take sailing lessons right here in the Wichita area? I didn't, until one reader who is on the board of a local sailing association emailed to tell me about it, and asked me if I would share it with you. Yessir! (Or … [Read more...] about Learn to Sail at Cheney Lake