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Farmer’s Market Coupons for Low-Income Seniors

Senior Framers Market

Residents of Butler, Sedgwick, and Harvey counties who are 60 years or older and meet the following income guidelines can apply to receive (10) $5 coupons, totaling $50. Seniors can use their benefits to purchase fresh, nutritious, unprepared, and locally grown fruits, vegetables, herbs, and honey at local participating farmers’ markets from June to November. […]

Sedgwick County Zoo discounts

Teens enjoying a free night at the Sedgwick County Zoo

Sedgwick County Zoo is one of Wichita’s biggest attractions. With the large enclosures, educational Keeper Chats, large variety of animals (including many rare and endangered species) and more, it is a fun outing for the whole family! The best way to find out about discounts to the Sedgwick County Zoo is to frequently check their […]

Free movie for grownups from AARP

Movies on the Cheap Wichita KS

AARP offers occasional free movie screenings in Wichita as part of its “Movies for Grownups” feature. This year, the free movie events are going virtual.  Movies for Grownups celebrates film and television that speak to the 50-plus audience. The free screenings are sometimes just for AARP members, and sometimes for the general public. You do, […]

State Park Passport: save on Kansas State Parks when you renew your tags

State Park Kansas

Save on Kansas State Parks Annual Vehicle Pass When You Renew Your Tags When you renew your tags in Kansas this year, you’ll have an extra option: You can get a big discount on the Kansas State Parks annual vehicle pass during the registration process. The permit – called a Kansas State Parks Passport – […]

Senior Shopping Hours

senior shopping

To make shopping safer for vulnerable folks, many stores in the Wichita area have instituted senior shopping hours. These special shopping hours for seniors usually include people who are vulnerable and sometimes for medical/healthcare workers as well. Also, now that some attractions have reopened, they also have senior hours. We’ve listed those here as well. […]

Adventures in Learning for adults 55+

Adventures in Learning adult learning and social group

LifeVentures Kansas is a non-profit, interfaith community that offers learning and social activities for adults ages 55 and up. Each spring and fall, LifeVentures organizes Adventures in Learning, a fun and educational 8-week program featuring guest speakers, group discussions, socializing, catered meals, and entertainment. The Spring 2020 session begins in mid-March, and registration is open […]

FREE: Wichita Senior Expo

FREE Wichita Senior Expo

  The annual Senior Expo sponsored by the Central Plains Area Agency on Agency will be held on Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Expo will be held at three fun Wichita locations: Botanica, the Wichita Advanced Learning Library, and the Wichita Art Museum. At Senior Expo you will find valuable information and […]

Senior Wednesdays in Wichita

Great Plains Nature Center in Wichita, KS

Senior Wednesdays in Wichita are fun, informative, and low-cost activities offered in collaboration with various local venues. These events include a nice variety of activities for people 55 and up. There are generally two Senior Wednesday events each week, one at 10 a.m. and another at 1:30 p.m. The schedule may change at times, so […]

Senior Thursdays at Kansas Aviation Museum

KAM Kansas Aviation Museum photos

[sc name=”double-check-reminder” ] On the second Thursday of every month, the Kansas Aviation Museum hosts a free event geared toward senior citizens who have an interest in aviation and/or aviation history in Wichita. Senior Thursdays begin at 10 a.m. and last approximately an hour to an hour-and-a-half. Each month, a speaker will discuss a different […]

Senior Wednesday discount at Kansas Aviation Museum

KAM Kansas Aviation Museum photos

Kansas Aviation Museum is now offering half-price admission for seniors on Wednesdays. The museum building itself is historic and definitely worth a look, having once been Wichita’s old airport and one of the busiest airports in the nation. Wichita was also a major destination for nearly every aviation luminary of the times. Charles Lindbergh, Kansas’ […]

FREE Senior Financial Expo in Wichita

Money Smart Week continues in Wichita on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, with a Senior Financial Expo at the Downtown Senior Center at 200 S. Walnut. 1:15 p.m. to 2 p.m. How Long Will My Money Last? Long Term Care Insurance Today Common Frauds and Scams 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Reverse Mortgages Are You Going […]