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September 21, 2019, 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
This is the perfect age to enter the wonderful world of dance! Develop coordination, rhythm, and basic ballet positions in this fun and gentle introduction to music and dance. Ballet shoes and leotard required. The final session will allow parents to observe the class.
September 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Engage your child’s curiosity and imagination while learning introductory ceramics concepts. Parents are welcome and encouraged to join this class. *No class 9/21.
September 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Explore rhythm, tempo, and basic timing in this class for the young and imaginative! Your child will have the opportunity to use the universal language of music to increase social skills, dive into creativity, and even gain some basic math insight through dance and music. This is an introductory class that uses simple actions and dance movements with a focus on child-friendly music.
September 21, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Clay provides an opportunity for problem-solving and creative thinking. Learn score and slip, how to use various clay tools, and apply glaze to a finished design. Beginning at age 9, students will be introduced to the potter’s wheel. *No class 9/21
September 21, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
September 21, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The 1950s are out, and change is in the air! Hairspray JR. is the family-friendly musical piled bouffant-high with laughter, romance and deliriously tuneful songs. Adapted from the Broadway production that won eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Hairspray JR. is a show that will celebrate your students' diversity and bring audiences to their feet with its positive message and uproarious sense of humor.
This production is an audition based program. Auditions will occur on Saturday, September 21st at the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center. More info on how to sign up for auditions forthcoming. The show is cast within 48 hours and scripts and tracks are then sent out so that campers can familiarize themselves with the show before rehearsals start in December. The camp is geared towards 12-18 year olds and runs December 19th-29th with 12/24 and 12/25 off.
Tickets for Academy shows will go on sale approximately one week prior to the performance.
September 21, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
This is the perfect age to pursue and continue a love for dance! Develop coordination, rhythm, and intermediate level ballet positions in this fun and gentle course. This course is a great follow up to our Pre-K Pre-Ballet course. Ballet shoes and leotard required. The final session will allow parents to observe the class.
September 21, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Stop! Collaborate and listen! Students will explore the basic characteristics of Hip Hop as well as where the dance style originated from. This course will culminate in a choreographed routine performed for family and friends.
September 21, 2019, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
This course series explores creating drama among diverse populations. Pairing Pre-K Performing Artists with the youth, older adult, and the veteran community. The groups will work together in the form of creative storytelling, improv, and puppet making. Participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. September’s session will focus on puppet making.
September 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Ernie Miller Nature Center
Take a one-mile hike and visit stations along the way to earn your Fur, Feathers and Ferns Adventure. See some of the live nature center animals up-close and observe the wildlife in the park with binoculars. See a working compost bin and worm bin and learn about composting. Learn about extinct and endangered animals. Smell and taste herbs and plant an herb to take home. This educational event for ages 7-10 is $5 per person, $6 nonresidents, in advance or $8 on site day of event if space is available. Register today at www.jcprd.com, click the “Register for Activities” button and do a barcode search for 23850. Call (913) 826-2800 for more information.
September 21, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center
This variety show is a must see! The entire family is invited to this fun-filled afternoon of great entertainment. Tickets are $3 per person, $4 nonresidents. Don’t wait, call (913) 826-2830 to order your tickets!
September 21, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center
September 21, 2019, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events
Museum is participating in Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day!
September 21, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events
Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.
September 21, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events