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Bridging Lives, Enriching Families

A special event you don’t want to miss! Programs + League Actitivies

Youth Adults Seniors

winter spring 2013

NORTH KC

ENRICHMENT

&

NORTH KANSAS CITY

PARKS

RECREATION


MISSION STATEMENT The North Kansas City Parks and Recreation Board is committed to providing the residents and business community of North Kansas City with the best possible environment for family recreation and leisure time enjoyment.

Providing:

We are committed to providing a wide variety of leisure facilities and services.

Promoting:

We are committed to promoting organized recreational and social programs for all ages.

Encouraging:

We are committed to encouraging public utilization of park facilities. We will cooperate with civic or recreational groups to maximize this commitment.

Maintaining:

We are committed to maintaining our park facilities in the best possible condition.

Communicating:

We are committed to keeping the public informed of plans and activities and to respond to users’ suggestions and criticisms.

Developing:

We are committed to a continuous program of upgrading and expanding programs and facilities as funds permit. The picnic facilities, walking trail, tennis courts, ball fields and playgrounds are some of the most popular facilities of their kind found in the Northland.

STAFF Director Dave Schnoebelen Recreation Manager Kelli Votypka Administrative Assistants Marcia Hansen Deanna Lea Park Attendants Cynthia Garcia Pam Linder JC McCallen Park Board Members President Elizabeth Ryan Vice President Chuck Cash Secretary Amy Bowman-Comer Treasurer Sandra Hoover Marvis Atkin Gene Bingham Ken Karnes Roberta Larsen Catherine McLeod

www.nkc.org P.O. Box 7468 1999 Iron Street North Kansas Ciy,MO 816.300.0545 parks_rec@nkc.org

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TABLE OF CONTENTS HOLIDAY HOURS

[Director]

The North Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department is excited to unveil its new branding process with the addition of a new department logo and an all new look to our online program newsletter. Please go to NKC. Org and take a look at the new “Enrichment” newsletter produced online. The newsletter contains all of our new program information and other departmental information. I’m sure you will enjoy these new additions to our parks and recreation department.

January 1 New Years Day March 31 Easter

Programs [3] Leagues [4]

Introduction to Knitting

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Programs [5-7] Leagues [7]

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Programs [8-10] Trips [11-12]

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Amenities, Fees, Rules & Regulations [13-14]

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Exploring with Paint

PARKS SENIORS ADULTS YOUTH

A Note from Dave

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YOUTH

programs

Kids Name Bracelets

Kid’s Valentine’s Day Card

Easy to make bracelet for the beginner beader. Simple elastic and bead bracelet using beads, spacer beads, elastic and knot tying to finish your project. Learn the knot to use to tie off for a nice finished look. Fun for both boys and girls.

Make a Valentine Card and an easy beaded bracelet for that special someone in your life. Take home your finished project in a valentine bag ready to make it a special day.

5-7 yrs | Chris Peterson

Tuesday, January 15 6:00-8:00pm [Senior Room] Registration deadline: Jan 8 $20

Memory Wire Bracletage 8-12 yrs | Chris Peterson

Use memory wire to make a simple wrap bracelet and learn basic beading. Learn to choose memory wire, choosing beads for color and how to finish the wrap around bracelet. Fun for boys and girls.

Tuesday, January 22 6:00-8:00pm [Senior Room] Registration deadline: Jan 15 $20

5-12yrs | Chris Peterson

Thursday, February 7 6:00-8:00pm [Senior Room] Registration deadline: Jan 31 $15

Mask Making 8-12 yrs | Elysia Springer

Practice art in 3-dimensions through the construction of plaster masks. In two sessions we will look at different masks from around the world, develop a base structure, plaster the masks, and paint and decorate them.

Tuesday, February 26 & Thursday February 28 6:00-8:00pm [Senior Room] Registration deadline: Feb 19 $50

If you suspect a class or program is cancelled in the evening or on the weekend due to Inclement weather please check www.nkc.org (Parks & Recreation)

Marble Maze 7-9 yrs | Elysia Springer

This class is perfect for the handson builder! Put your thinking caps on to design and construct 3D mazes to watch the different ways we can make marbles go. In this class we will be using a variety of new and recycled boxes, jars, cardboard, tubes and much more to make an active sculpture!

Saturday March 2 9:00-11:00am [Senior Room] Registration deadline: Feb 22 $30

Dance Creative Movements 3-5 yrs | Christie Manton

An introduction to the imaginative creativity of dance. Students learn basic dance elements and vocabulary, rhythm and movement through games, motor skills and body awareness, and new ways of expressing themselves, all taught in an exciting and fun environment.

Class 1 Wednesdays, Feb 6 - Feb 27 6:00-6:30pm [Room D] Registration deadline: Jan 27 $40 Class 2 Wednesdays, April 3 - April 24 6:00-6:30pm [Room D] Registration deadline: March 27 $40

Dance Class

Christie Manton

Exploring with Paint 2-4 yrs | Elysia Springer

This class is the perfect opportunity to play with paint and get messy! Let your little one explore how paint feels, looks, and mixes while also experimenting with a variety of different tools to paint with. Young children build upon these experiences of learning about paint to become better and more controlled painters as they grow. We will be working with washable finger paints, tempera paints, watercolors, and with some textures as well.

Thursday, January 31 6:00-7:00pm [Senior Room] Registration deadline: Jan 24 $30

An introduction to the imaginative creativity of dance. Students learn basic dance elements and vocabulary, rhythm and movement through games, motor skills and body awareness, and new ways of expressing themselves, all taught in an exciting and fun environment.

Tuesdays, March 5- April 23 [Room D] Registration deadline: Feb 26 $65 6-8 yrs

6:00-7:00pm 9-12 yrs

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YOUTH

leagues

North Kansas City Parks & Recreation youth sports programs are a non competitive league. The programs emphasizes skill development; learn the rules of the game, team work, sportsmanship, and most important to have FUN! All practices and games are held at Macken Park.

Children may register “with one buddy” for youth team sports. BOTH registration forms must be received along with the registration fee for each child at the same time. If you are new to the NKC sports program, you will be placed on a team by the NKC Parks & Recreation staff.

SPRING SOCCER (coed) Child must be currently in the grades listed below:

Division A: Currently in K, 1st Grade or age 5 by July 31, 2013 Division B: Currently in 2nd or 3rd Grade Division C: Currently in 4th or 5th Grade Division D: Currently 6th, 7th or 8th Grade

Registration: January 7 – February 1 (or until teams are filled) Division A & B - $55 Division C & D - $60 (includes team shirt & trophy)

BITTY soccer

NEW

3 & 4 year olds (must be 3 by January 1, 2013)

North Kansas City Parks and Recreation is offering a new five week introductory session to the sport of soccer. Participants will begin to understand the fundamental motor skills of soccer through games and activities. The last week will be designated to a scrimmage game.

Registration: February 4 – March 8 (or until teams are filled) Saturdays April 6 - May 4 There are three different sessions to choose from. There is limited space per session so make sure to sign up early. 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am $40 (includes instructor, t-shirt & medallion)

you can mail in your registration form with payment or stop by the parks & recreation office monday-friday 8:00am - 5:00pm at 1999 iron street, north kansas city, mo 64116

T-BALL (COED)

4-6 years old by May 1, 2013

T-ball is the first step in the baseball/ softball progression. Emphasis is placed on having fun and playing together as a team. Our goal is for the child to learn the correct techniques for batting, throwing, and catching, as well as developing an understanding of the basics of the game.

Registration: March 4 – April 5 (or until teams are filled) $55 (includes team shirt and hat)

COACH-PITCH (COED) 7-9 years old by May 1, 2013 Coach-Pitch will take over where T-ball ends. The child will learn to hit a ball pitched by their coach, develop fielding techniques and team play will be further developed.

Registration: March 4 – April 5 (or until teams are filled) $65 (includes team jersey & hat)

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ADULT

programs

Beginning Hula Debbie Rommel

Learn Hula basics and at least one Hula in this four week Beginner Hula class. You will learn about Hawaiian history, language, basic Hula steps and know the difference between Kahiko and Auana. Join us if you have always thought Hula would be fun. It is and its great exercise.

Tuesdays, January 8 - January 29 6:30-7:30pm [Room E] Registration deadline: Jan 2 $50

Adult Basic Beading 101 Chris Peterson

Learn to make a bracelet using elastic or wire. Choose beads that complement each other. Learn basic stringing, and finishing your bracelet.

Tuesday, January 29 6:00-8:00pm [Senior Room] Registration deadline: Jan 22 $27

DECORATE VALENTINE’S DAY SUGAR COOKIES Bonnie Case

Do you have a party to go to or special ocassion? Come learn how to make beautiful decorated sugar cookies. Frosting and moldable colored chocolate will be available to roll out and shape into flowers or whatever your heart desires. There will be recipes for you to take home along with cookies you will decorate.

Monday, February 11 6:00-8:00pm [Senior Room] Registration due: Feb 4th $36

Polymer Clay Beads Necklace & Pendant Chris Peterson & Debbie Luttrel

Create your own bead! Learn to condition, blend and form colorful polymer clay into your own beads. You will learn several tips, tricks, and techniques of bead making in this class, with your choice of colors. We will make enough beads to complete a bracelet as well as a pendant.

Tuesday, February 12 6:00-10:00pm [Senior Room] Registration deadline: Feb 5 $45

Latin Dance Class Caroline Light

Learn the three Latin dances that will really get your heart pumping and your hips shaking!  Rumba is the slow romantic dance of love, we’ll learn basic steps and turns as well as how to connect with your partner and move your hips to slow Latin beats.  Speeding things up we will jump right into the fun and flirtatious Chacha!  This dance is versatile music wise and incredibly fun, and a little frisky too!  Finally, the Salsa, the ultimate Latin club dance.  This dance is danced on small club floors, allowing you to hold your partner close and yet have an endless variety of moves!

Mondays, February 11- March18 7:45-8:45pm [Aerobics Room] Registration deadline: Feb 4 $60 a person or $90 a couple

Social Ballroom Dance Class Caroline Light

Starting with the Waltz, perhaps the most classic and timeless of all dances.  We will learn how to gracefully sweep across the floor with a partner and feel as if you were floating on a cloud.  Next, we’ll turn up the tunes of Frank Sinatra and Michael Buble for the Foxtrot!  The Foxtrot is a dance that feels just like a stroll in the park, and it’s perfect for every social gathering from a Christmas Party to a wedding.  Finally we’ll let loose with the swing!  Classic music, steps, turns, and a dip or two!  This dance is all about Fun!

Wednesdays, February 13- March 20 7:45-8:45pm [Aerobics Room] Registration deadline: Feb 6 $60 a person or $90 a couple

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Do You Know Your Blood Type Ramie Haas

Introduction to Knitting Debbie Luttrel

You will learn how to hold the needles and yarn, cast on, do the knit stitch and purl stitch, bind off, and several tips and tricks in this four week introductory class.  Please bring a pair of size 8-10 US needles, and at least two skeins of weight yarn like Super Saver.

Mondays, February 18 - March 11 6:00-8:00pm [Senior Room] Registration date: Feb 11 $30

Needle Felting 101 Elysia Springer

Explore the art and science of needle felting, and learn to use special needles to felt soft sculptures out of wool fiber. You will learn important techniques to create basic shapes and finer details. These techniques will be used to felt a small figure such as an animal, or a doll.

Wednesday, March 6 6:00-8:00pm [Senior Room] Registration deadline: Feb 27 $45

Gardening/Canning 101 Bonnie Case

Is your grocery bill growing and you want to do something about it and enjoy fresh veggies? Come see a power point presentation on how to till your own garden, plant, weed, harvest and then preserve your own veggies. Recipes for delicious grape juice, exotic jellies, and other great recipes.

Monday, March 18 6:00-8:00pm [Senior Room] Registration deadline: March 11 $28

Still Life Drawing Elysia Springer

Whether you’ve never drawn from life, or want to refine your skills, this class will serve as an opportunity to learn and practice various drawing techniques while exploring some familiar, and new drawing materials. As a class we will be working from an assortment of objects arranged as our still life. We will predominantly be working with graphite pencils, but there will be charcoal, chalk, and other dry media to experiment with on quality artist papers. We will create viewfinders to help establish proportion, and a variety of blending materials to refine our line work.

Wednesday, March 27 6:00-8:00pm [Senior Room] Registration deadline: March 20 $40

Decorating with Thrift Store & Flea Market Finds Lisa Holiman & Lily Wolfgand

Please join us for Decorating with Thrift Store and Flea Market finds. Learn how to turn items from cheap to chic! Lisa Holiman and Lily Wolfgand Design shows you how to find that perfect bargain and incorporate it into your existing décor.

Tuesday, April 2 6:00-7:00pm [Senior Room] Registration deadline: March 26 $17

Your blood type could relieve you from feeling heavy, slow, pain and inflamation. Come and learn what havoc occurs in your body when you eat the wrong foods. It is best to know your blood type prior to class, but if you don’t you can buy a kit for $10 and find out immediately.

Saturday, April 6 10:00-11:00am [Senior Room] Registration deadline: March 29 $15

Mosaic Garden Stepping Stone Debbie Luttrel

Create a summer masterpiece stepping stone to decorate your garden. You will be able to sketch out your own design prior to placing the stones in the mortar.

Saturday, April 13 2:00-5:00pm [Senior Room] Registration deadline: April 5 $40

How to Unclutter Rooms in Your Home Darcy Munzer

Organizing Your Home. Do you want to be more organized? Do you want to know how to attack areas in your home to get it under control? Come to this class to learn the basics of why people have trouble being organized and the steps to conquer it.

Wednesday, April 17 6:00-7:00pm [Senior Room] Registration deadline: April 10 $15

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ADULT

programs

How to Live, Shop, & Eat Gluten Free Ramie Haas

Smoking Meat 101

Come learn in this hour long class how to live gluten free in a world of wheat everywhere. I will teach you how to shop, read labels, cook and mix in when you’re not eating what others are.

Wanda Swartz

Do you want to learn how to spice up your smoking skills by learning how to mix the right rub for your beef, brisket or pork. You will be given a sample rub to take home and slices of smoked meat.

Saturday, April 27 10:00-11:00am [Senior Room] Registration deadline: April 19 $15

Tuesday, April 30 6:00-8:00pm [Senior Room] Registration deadline: April 23 $35

ADULT

leagues

SPRING COED SOFTBALL

SPRING MEN’S SOFTBALL

Registration will begin Monday, February 4 Registration fee: $410.00

This is a D-level softball league. “D” leagues are for new teams and for teams playing at a recreational level. We offer spring leagues on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday nights. Summer leagues will be offered on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. All games are played at Macken Park. Two new game balls will be provided (one 11” and one 12”). Each eight-team league will play a seven-game round robin. Each league will then be split, based on won-lost record, into an upper and lower division. Each four-team division will then play a three-game round robin. One-week priority registration is given to teams sponsored by a North Kansas City business or teams that have played in our league the prior year.

COED SPRING KICKBALL

Registration will begin Monday, February 4 Registration fee: $220

Registration will begin Monday, February 4 Registration fee: $390.00

This is a D-level softball league. “D” leagues are for new teams and for teams playing at a recreational level. We offer spring leagues on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. Summer leagues are offered on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday nights. All games are played at Macken Park. One new game ball will be provided. Each eight-team league will play a seven-game round robin. Each league will then be split, based on won-lost record, into an upper and lower division. Each four-team division will then play a three-game round robin. One-week priority registration is given to teams sponsored by a North Kansas City business or teams that have played in our league the prior year.

NEW

Join North Kansas City Parks and Recreation for our new and exciting adult kickball league at Macken Park. Games will be played on Friday night with the first game scheduled to play on Friday April 5th. First 6 teams registered will play a 10 game round robin schedule. There are no uniform requirements and all league rules are governed by the WAKA rules.

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SENIORhappenings

GOLDEN SENIOR MEETINGS

Golden Senior meets the 4th Wednesday of the month in the multipurpose room. It is open to any senior and does not require membership. A nominal voluntary donation is appreciated to cover the cost of entertainment and supplies. We hope to see you there!

11:00am-1:00pm [Multi-Purpose Rroom]

January 23: Spoken Words FebruarY 27: Frank Cherrito March 27: Senior Barn Players “The

Dust of Destiny�

April 24: Banjo Pickin Frank Rossi

SPECIAL PROGRAMS Senior Celebration

Senior Beading

11:00am (Doors open at 10:00am) [Multi-Purpose Rroom] Registration begins on February 1st. You can call in or stop by the office to make your reservation. You must have a reservation to get in the doors.

10:30am-12:30pm [Senior Room] Registration deadline: March 13 $23

Join North Kansas City Rotary Club and the Parks and Recreation Department as we take a moment to celebrate being a Senior Adult. We will enjoy a delicious spaghetti dinner and top it off with a slice of pie. Entertainment will be pianist Donna Maddox. Saturday, February 23

INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY

for Senior PROgrams All daily activities through the North Kansas City Parks & Recreation Department will be canceled when the North Kansas City School District closes due to inclement weather. Day and overnight trips will not be canceled except at the discretions of the North Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department. If you are unsure please call: 816-300-0545

Chris Peterson Make a Bracelet or Necklace. Learn to bead using elastic and wire to make bracelet or necklace, beads, spacers, crimp beads, tools, clips, and findings. Beading 101 is for the Senior Adult who has not beaded previously. Leave with a finished project for Spring. WedNESDAY, MARCH 20

AARP Tax Preparation

Beginning Tuesday, February 5, 2013 AARP will have tax preparers here at North Kansas City Community Center to help you file your 2012 taxes. Please bring last year tax papers with you and identification.

No reservations or appointments are needed.

Tuesdays, Feb 5 - April 9

9:00am -12:00pm [Room D] FREE

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SENIORS

on going

programs [in the Senior Room]

Cards Hand & Foot Mondays & Fridays

9:00am

Wednesdays

Cancer Action First Tuesday

10:00am

Please join us in helping cancer patients by making bed pads. It is also a great time to socialize and make new friends.

2:00pm

Mo Veterans Coordinator

Bridge Club

9:00am–12:00pm

Tuesdays

First Thursday

12:30pm–4:30 pm

Please call to make an appointment at 816-300-0545

Game Day

Blood Pressure Check

Second Thursday

1:30pm

Come in for some Phase 10, Dominos, board games and delicious snacks.

Bingo & Lunch

Second Tuesday

Fourth Monday

11:30am–12:30pm

Visiting Nurses Association will be here to check your blood pressure. On the odd month you can get your blood sugar checked. Just remember to fast 2 hours before getting tested.

Movie Day

10:00am Registration deadline is a week from the scheduled bingo. $9 per person

Fourth Friday

January 8: Beef stroganoff, green beans, garden salad,

Ashley Judd

roll, and chocolate peanut butter pie,

February 12: Fried Chicken, mashed potatoes & gravy,

corn, roll, apple crisp

March 12: Pasta bar, spaghetti or penne pasta, marinara

& alfredo sauce, chicken, Caesar salad, breadstick, and cheesecake

April 9: Smoked pulled pork, twice baked potato, green beans, roll, and brownie

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1:30pm

January: Someone Like You with February: The Notebook with Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams

March: Short Circuit- Steve Gutenberg and Fisher Stevens

April: Short Circuit II- Fisher Stevens


SENIOR HAPPENINGS

Book Club

Fourth Thursday Senior Room 1:30pm

Please join us in conversation and treats as we discuss the monthly book.

January:

March:

Low Pressure

The Art of Racing in the Rain

February:

The Racketeer

by Sandra Brown Bellamy Lyston was only 12 years old when her older sister Susan was killed on a stormy Memorial Day. Now, 18 years later, Bellamy has written a sensational, bestselling novel based on Susan’s murder under a pseudonym to protect her family from unwanted publicity. When an opportunistic reporter discovers the book is based on fact, Bellamy’s identity is exposed. As Bellamy delves deeper into the mystery surrounding Susan’s slaying, she discovers disturbing elements of the crime. The Next Always

by Nora Roberts This is the first book in the trilogy of the Montgomery brothers. The historic hotel in Boonsboro, rumored to be haunted, is getting a major facelift from the Montgomery brothers and their eccentric mother. Enter Clare Brewster, a widow with three young sons. She is drawn to the transformation of the hotel and also the architect, Beckett.

by Garth Stein Enzo knows he is different from other dogs: a philosopher with a nearly human soul, he has educated himself by watching television and listening closely to his master, Denny Swift, an up-and-coming race car driver. On the eve of his death, Enzo takes stock of his life, recalling all that he and his family have been through. This story is a heart-wrenching but deeply funny and ultimately uplifting story of family, love, loyalty, and hope.

April:

by John Grisham Malcolm, an imprisoned lawyer has inside knowledge on the murder of a federal judge and his young secretary. He knows who killed Judge Fawcett, and he knows why. The judge’s body was found in his remote lakeside cabin. There was no forced entry, no struggle, just two dead bodies and one large, state-ofthe-art, extremely secure safe, opened and empty. The FBI would love to know what was in the safe. But everything has a price-especially information as explosive as the sequence of events that led to Judge Fawcett’s death.

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SENIOR HAPPENINGS

TRIPS

There are no residency requirements to sign up for our trips. Everyone is Welcome! You must be at least 55 years old to participate on our trips unless it states differently.

TO REGISTER FOR A TRIP:

You can stop by the Parks and Recreation office to pay in person with cash or check or you can mail a check to: North Kansas City Parks & Recreation, P.O. Box 7468, North Kansas City, MO 64116

Quality Hill

I’ll Be Seeing You: The songs of World War II

A country at war took solace in songs by Bing Crosby, the Andrews Sisters and Dinah Shore- “Sentimental Journey”, “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,” and “You’ll Never Know.” After the show please return to the Center for a slice of pie and coffee. Wednesday, February 6

Mystery Trip

MondaY, February 25 Join us for a day of inquiry of where are we going, what are we doing and what are we going to eat???

Departure: 7:30am Return: 6:30pm $105 (The fee includes: Bus, destinations, and lunch) Registration Deadline: Feb 11

Departure: 12:30pm Return: 3:30pm $32 (Trip fee includes: Bus, ticket, and American Heartland dessert) Life Could Be a Dream Registration Deadline: January 16 SH-Boom! In a time before

NEW Dinner Theatre On Golden Pond

A poignant thought provoking comedy about the season of life and the special life renewing bond that can develop between the very young and the very old. Come spend a summer with the Thayers as they laugh, love and live on Golden Pond. WedNESDAY, February 20

Departure: 11:00am Return: 4:00pm $50 (Trip fee includes, bus, show, & lunch) Registration Deadline: January 20

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American Idol, The Crooning Crabcakes, the boy group banned from the Springfield High prom and replaced by the Marvelous Wonderettes, enter the talent search hosted by the Big Whopper Radio contest in hopes of realizing their dreams of making it to the big time! Trouble comes in the form of Lois, who arrives to put some polish on the group and hilarious heartaches ensue.

Lunch is on your own at Crown Center. wedNESDAY, March 20

Departure: 10:45am Return: 3:30pm $35 (The fee includes: bus and show) Registration Deadline: February 20

NEW DINNER THEATRE Weekend Comedy

Two couples rent the same Catskills cabin for the same weekend by mistake. One couple is staid and middle aged; the other freewheeling and young. They decide to share and before the weekend is over the youngsters have learned how to add stability to their relationship and the oldsters have learned to loosen up. wedNESDAY, April 17

Departure: 11:00am Return: 4:00pm $50 (The fee includes: Bus, show and lunch) Registration Deadline: March 15


Mini Mystery

Monday, April 22 Sit back, relax and enjoy a quick jaunt to and from.

Departure: 8:45am Return: 1:30pm $51 (The fee includes: Bus, destinations, & lunch) Registration Deadline: April 8

QUALITY HILL

You’ve Got a Friend

Music that Raised the Baby Boomers- Folk singersongwriters like Carole King and James Taylor defined a generation searching for personal meaning in an era of turbulent change. After the show please return to the Center for a slice of pie and coffee. thursday, May 2

Departure: 12:30pm Return: 3:30pm Cost: $32 (The fee includes: Bus, show, & dessert) Registration Deadline: April 2

AMERICAN HEARTLAND

Miss Abigail’s Guide to Dating, Mating, & Marriage

Miss Abigail, the most sought after relationship expert (think Dr. Ruth meets Emily Post), and her sexy sidekick Paco, share with you their outrageously funny advice and “how-to’s” on dating, mating, and marriage! Miss Abigail takes you back to a simpler time, before booty calls and speed dating…back when the divorce rate wasn’t 50% and when “fidelity” was more than an investment firm. Learn a thing or two… like how to have a perfect kiss (it’s all about lip position)…what you should and should not talk about on a date…and how to let a man think he wears the pants.

Lunch is on your own at Crown Center. wednesday, May 29

Departure: 10:45am Return: 3:30pm Cost: $35 (The fee includes: Bus & ticket) Registration Deadline: April 29

REFUND POLICY FOR DAY TRIPS:

If you need to cancel after payment is received, refunds of the registration fee minus $5.00 service charge will be made up to five working days prior to the date of selected trip. If the trip is canceled or the trip schedule is changed by Parks & Recreation Department, a full refund will be made.

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Spend the afternoon having fun bouncing and hopping in inflatable’s, getting your face painted into your favorite animal, and try your hand at a carnival game.

Macken Park Festival Shelter 1:00pm - 3:00pm

FREE

Food vendors will be available to purchase.

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Saturday APRIL 13th

mark your calendars!


PARKS Memorial Park

Located at 716 East 23rd Avenue adjacent to the North Kansas City High School. The park is defined by a street meridian and contains several features commemorating the history of wars fought involving American citizens. A replica of the Statue of Liberty is located in Memorial Park.

Macken Park

Located at the corners of Clark Ferguson Drive and Howell Street is home to many varied park activities. This 60-acre park is utilized for sports leagues, walking, picnicking and several forms of recreation. Park Amenities • Four large park shelters available for reservation • Festival Shelter – reserved for large gatherings • Three baseball/softball fields • Two soccer fields • Six tennis courts • Three public restroom buildings • Four racquetball courts • One-mile asphalt walking trail • One-half mile roller-blading trail • Two playgrounds • Park Service Complex/Concession/Shelter

Dagg Park

Located at 715 East 21st Avenue just east of North Kansas City City Hall. This five-acre park provides a setting for family gatherings and passive activities. Park Amenities • Wading pool is open noon-6 p.m. daily starting the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend - the second Saturday in August; and then weekends only through Labor Day. Dagg Park will be closed Memorial Day & 4th of July. Please note that this wading pool is for children under 48” tall. The wading pool will be closed if the following conditions exist: 1. Air or water temperature under 72 degrees 2. Raining 3. Severe weather conditions • Playground • Public restroom building • Two picnic shelters

REFUND POLICY: NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED UPON THE CANCELLATION OF A PICNIC SHELTER IN MACKEN PARK INCLUDING FOR INCLEMENT WEATHER.

SHELTER FEES, RULES & REGULATIONS (for Macken park) Residents: May begin making reservations on March 1st Shelters #1and #4 $50 (per 6 hrs) Shelter #2 and #3 $30 (per 6 hrs) Park Service Shelter #6 $50 (per 6 hrs) NON-Residents: May begin making reservations on April 1st Shelters #1 and #4 $80 (per 6 hrs) Shelters #2 and #3 $50 (per 6 hrs) Park Service Shelter #6 $80 (per 6 hrs) Each additional 6 hours or less $35 Festival Shelter #5

$300 (6 hrs) + $100 deposit

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Reservations in excess of 6 hours but less than 9 hours - $50 additional Reservations in excess of 9 hours but less than 12 hours - $100 additional Reservation Change Fee $25.00 All facilities have electricity and grills.

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P.O. Box 7468 1999 Iron Street North Kansas City, MO 64116

816.300.0545 parks_rec@nkc.org

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