If you have a kid in your household between the ages of 2 and 10, you won't want them to miss KidFest, a day of games, song, prizes and more. Here's what you need to know:
1) The star appearance at this year's KidFest will be by Jennette McCurdy , who plays Sam Puckett on the Nickelodeon show "iCarly." A "Dora the Explorer" costume character will also be at the event to meet and greet kids.
2) The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Department will be at the event to introduce kids to its Child Identification Program aimed at child safety.
3) Fun events include an arts and crafts area, a mascot parade, prizes given away by the Wichita school district, a cutest baby photo contest and stage shows.
4) KidFest is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Century II. Tickets are $6 for adults and $2 for kids 10 and under.
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A Veterans Powwow to honor all veterans will take place Saturday and Sunday at Mid-America All-Indian Center, 650 N. Seneca. Gourd dancing will be from 1 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, with the grand entry at 7 and intertribal dancing from 7:30 to 10 p.m. On Sunday, gourd dancing is scheduled for 1 to 6 p.m. The powwow is presented by the Intertribal Warrior Society. Admission is free. For more information, call 316-350-3341.