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Wichita River Festival, June 3-11, 2011
Here’s a short list of a few family friendly activities
Fireworks, June 3, 9:45pm
Hot Air Balloon Glow, June 6, 10-11, 7:00
Tot Trot, June 4, 10:30am
Sundown Parade, June 3, 6:30pm
Treasure Island, June 5, 1-5pm
Sedgwick County Park Play Area
Riverside Park Fountain & playground
Wichita Public Libraries
FREE Summer Reading Program, “One World, Many Stories”. Register 5/26-7/26 at any library. Open to kids and teens up to age 17. When you register, you’ll get a bookmark, a book bag, and a reading record. You can set your own reading goal. You can count any book, newspaper, or magazine you read yourself or to someone else, and any book someone reads to you.
TONS of Other Programs & Reading Times, Check out the interactive calendar and search by library, date, age range to see what special programs your library is offering. http://www.wichita.lib.ks.us/Programs/
POOL Toddler Time (for members), Mon.,Wed & Fri 10:00 am-11:30 am. For ages 6 and under accompanied by parent or guardian at all times. They are flexible on the ages if you have one child older, but younger kids, also. Offered at Andover, North and Northwest only.
Single Day POOL Pass costs $10 per person or $18 for the family. Outdoor Pool Hotline 838-9622
Sedgwick County Zoo
Wet-N-Wild DaysFridays, 1:00pm-4:00pm
June 10, 17, 24. July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. August 5.
Regular zoo admission applies. Get drenched by the cascading sprinkler towers. Come splash in the water and have some fun.
Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center
201 Lulu, Wichita, http://www.wctdc.com/
PICNIC THEATRE offers three different options:
Cookie Show – 10:00 a.m. – $5.50
Lunch Matinee, Pizza @ 11:30 a.m. & Show @ 12:00 p.m.– $7.00
Dinner Show, Pizza @ 6:00 p.m. & Show @ 6:30 p.m.– $7.00 (Includes pizza, beverage, and cookie)
Group rates available. For reservations call 262-2282
THE UGLY DUCKLING, June 17 – 24
THE BOY WHO CRIED WOLF, July 7-9
PINOCCHIO, July 15-22
300 N. McLean Blvd, Wichita, http://www.exploration.org/index.php
Summer Exhibit: CSI:The Experience
Kids can dress up & play in the castle. Learn how water flows with sand and diversion. Flight simulators. Miniature Kansas exhibit and more.