50 Plus Fine & Performing Arts

Tap into your creativity with our fine and performing art programs and sing, paint, dance, and perform to your hearts desire!   Find all of our 50 Plus Programs in the My JCPRD online flip-book.  Check back often for updates as we gradually resume programs and events.

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From watercolor to woodcarving to china painting we offer instructional classes to bring out the best of your artistic abilities. Beginners and advanced students alike can thrive, grow, and enjoy fellowship among other creative minds.

Senior Arts Council

Meet fellow artists and enjoy workshops, presentations, and demonstrations by featured artists. Members can sell their works at various exhibits. Meetings are held at 1:00pm the last Monday of each month (January-November) at the Roeland Park Community Center. For more information please call 913-826-3160.


Stomp, shuffle toe step, and slip on those soft soles or tap shoes to boogie to the beat!  Find tap and jazz dance classes right here with us!

Tea Dances

Enjoy fun-filled afternoon every Friday dancing to live music from the big band era featuring The Playboys during our weekly tea dance at Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse. Individuals and couples are welcome.  (Notice: Due to health concerns surrounding COVID-19, the Tea Dance program has been suspended.)

$5 entry fee paid at the door.


New Horizons Band

Dig out your old instrument or purchase/rent a new one and join our group of fun-loving musicians. It doesn’t matter if you haven’t played in years! Through a cooperative effort between UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance, Meyer Music, and JCPRD, this band offers an opportunity to make music in a relaxed, learning atmosphere. UMKC music majors assist the band director. Call (913) 826-3160 for details.

Side by Side Experience

Looking for a way to sing and enjoy music with other performance lovers? This group of easy-going singers welcomes you to have fun with music regardless of your skill level. We offer weekly rehearsals with performances throughout the community during the month. Anyone with vocal interests and piano players are invited. Questions? Call (913) 826-2975.