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Summer Activity Guide: Other

  • Published Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at 10:43 a.m.
  • Updated Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at 12:44 p.m.

Derby Community Coalition Promoting Healthy Choices, Inc.

Summer Fest 2013, clubs, organizations and businesses will host booths featuring healthy hobbies and activities for youth and families. Each booth will have a free hands-on activity. Includes ice cream. Aug. 24 at High Park, 2801 E. James St., Derby. All ages. Free. Call 316-371-3652 for details.

Kansas Aviation Museum

3350 George Washington Blvd.



Take Flight Summer Days, Theme days: McConnell Striker Mission, Pilot School, Hot Air Balloons/Glider Fest, RC Airplanes, Rocketry, and Wonders of Aviation Flight. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 21, June 29, July 12, July 19, July 26 and August 2. Ages 8-16, $35 per session.

Kansas Humane Society

3313 N. Hillside



Critter Camp, an interactive way for kids to learn about animals, walk dogs, cuddle cats, visit vet clinic, help take care of animals. June 17-Aug. 2. Ages 7-17. $125 a week.

Kansas Masonic Home

401 S. Seneca

Ice Cream Social and Cake Auction, a benefit for the Kansas Masonic Home Lodge 450. 1-3 p.m. May 19. All ages, donations accepted. Info at Facebook.com/events/139698976206044.

Watermelon Feed, a benefit for the Kansas Masonic Home Lodge 450. 1-3 p.m. July 21. All ages, donations accepted. Info at Facebook.com/events/557991997568249.

The Underground

1628 S George Washington Blvd.



Youth Music Jam, opportunities for kids to keep their skills sharp, learn how to play different types of music. June 1, July 6, Aug. 3. Ages 8-21. Free.

United Way of the Plains

245 N. Water

Phone: 2-1-1


Summer volunteer opportunities, the United Way Volunteer Center works with more than 200 nonprofit agencies in Wichita and the surrounding areas to provide volunteer opportunities for individuals or groups. May-August. Ages 12 and up. Free.

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