|Mad Science® Holiday Convention for kids is Dec. 28|
The Roeland Park Community Center is the place to be for youth ages seven to 12 when the Sixth Annual Mad Science® Holiday Kids Convention takes place on Dec. 28.
Offered by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District in conjunction with Mad Science®, a private science education firm, the Holiday Convention will feature multiple hands-on Science Fun Shops, a spectacular stage show, relays, and great take-home experiments. Branded Mad Science® prizes will be awarded, and a special drawing will be held for Newton's Rocket Car Rides. Participants should bring a sack lunch and drink. Search for the keyword "science" to find these programs in the JCPRD's online listings.
The program will take place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 28, at Roeland Park Community Center, 4850 Rosewood, Roeland Park. For the convenience of working parents, children can be dropped off after 8:30 and picked up until 4 p.m. The cost for one six and one-half hour session is $35 per person for Johnson County residents or $39 per person for nonresidents. Preregistration is required and this program usually fills quickly.
The JCPRD's ACTIVITIES catalog, with information and a registration form, is available for pick-up at all Johnson County Library branches. For more information or to register, call (913) 831-3359. To register online and for updated program listings, visit the District's website at www.jcprd.com