Mar 22  TBA
$5 Movie Night at Warren Theatre Old Town
Location: 353 N. Mead

Every Wednesday evening is $5 movie night at the Warren Theatre in Old Town. No other discounts or special ticket offers will be accepted on Wednesdays. Excludes Director's Suite. 3D Tickets are $8.00.

Mar 22  TBA
Barleycorn's Happy Hour Trivia Night
Location: Barleycorn's - 608 E Douglas Ave
Contact Phone: (316) 866-6792

Join Barleycorn's as they host their Happy Hour Trivia Night. Every Wednesday they host a trivia night for anyone to participate. Each Trivia Night is free and open to the public.

This event is 21 and over.

Mar 22  TBA
Kansas Kids Preschool Class
Location: Exploration Place - 300 N McLean Blvd.
Contact Email: discover@exploration.org    Phone: 3166600620

Kansas Kids Preschool Class
Ages 3 - 5
Wednesdays, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid. Read a story, take part in dramatic play, hands-on experiments and activities in the exhibits.

January: Sensational STEM
4          Magnificent Magnetism
11        Static and Electricity
18        Build It and Break It
25        Robots and Inventions

February: Discover the Ice Age
1          Glaciers and Tar Pits
8          Mega Mammals
15        Cool it Down
22        Staying Warm

March: Vietnam’s Tet Festival
1          Food
8          Colors and Clothes
15        Fireworks and Friends
29        Lion Dance and the Year of the Rooster

April: Kansas Creations
5          Kansas Mammals (Bison and Other Mammals)
12        Bugs and Insects
19        Wonderful Weather
26        Kansas Nature - Open Exploration

May: Fun with Food
3          What’s Cooking?
10        Shapes in Food
17        Healthy Food
24        Farm to Table

Mar 22  TBA
"Ditch" by Conan Y. Fugit - Art Gallery Exhibition
Location: CityArts - 334 N. Mead
Contact Name: Sean Jones    Email: cityarts@wichita.gov    Phone: 316-350-3245

Acting as an explorer documenting unidentified locations, Conan Y. Fugit pays homages to the earliest photographic arts creating artificial landscapes through a camera lens. These images he creates highlight the artistic notions of unity, composition and technically-correct image making. Fugit received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Wichita State University. On view in the CityArts Boardroom Gallery Feb. 24-March 25, 2017. Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free.

Mar 22  TBA
"Pulp" by Philip H. Nellis - Art Gallery Exhibition
Location: CityArts - 334 N. Mead
Contact Name: Sean Jones    Email: cityarts@wichita.gov    Phone: 316-350-3245

Themes from pulp science fiction of the 1930’s to the 1950’s will be explored in Philip H. Nellis’ upcoming exhibition, “Pulp.” Bright colors bounded by bold black lines depict scenes straight out of an H.G. Wells novel. The works on view will explore the “Golden Age” of science fiction through other worlds, brutish monsters and space heroes. Nellis received his BFA in printmaking from Wichita State University. He is an artist with Brickmob, a local artist collective. On view in the CityArts Main Hall Gallery Feb. 24-March 25, 2017. Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free.

Mar 22  TBA
"Testing" by Curt Clonts - Art Gallery Exhibition
Location: CityArts - 334 N. Mead
Contact Name: Sean Jones    Email: cityarts@wichita.gov    Phone: 316-350-3245

As the voice behind “An Artist’s Perspective,” an art commentary on 89.1 KMUW, local artist Curt Clonts is no stranger to art in the community. In his Main Gallery exhibition at CityArts, Clonts introduces a series of paintings that reflect the imperfections of life. Paint drips and splatters are celebrated, lines are rarely drawn straight and drawings are slightly askew. The message behind these gestures is to discuss his happiness on this planet while also showing life’s hardships and difficulties. Clonts is a member of the Famous Dead Artists art co-op in Wichita. He also boasts an extensive resume of group and solo exhibitions around Wichita. On view in the CityArts Main Gallery Feb. 24-March 25, 2017. Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free.

Mar 22  TBA
"The Rhythm and Power of Landscapes" by Pam Hayes - Art Gallery Exhibition
Location: CityArts - 334 N. Mead
Contact Name: Sean Jones    Email: cityarts@wichita.gov    Phone: 316-350-3245

Using a variety of media, including her own photos for reference, Pam Hayes gathers power and rhythm from the land, as shown in her series of landscape paintings. She feels a connection to the world from the visual representation of land and sky. Hayes is a retired art teacher. She taught at Mayberry Middle School and Southeast High School for 25 years. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts and Masters of Fine Arts from Wichita State University. On view in the CityArts Balcony Gallery Feb. 24-March 25, 2017. Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free.

Mar 22  9:00 am
1 Million Cups
Location: WSU Old Town - 238 N. Mead St.

Entrepreneurs present their companies and innovative ideas to a diverse audience of their peers, mentors, educators and advisors. Each presenter has six minutes followed by a question-and-answer session.

Mar 22  9:00 am
TinkerTech Spring Edventures: Games Galore!
Location: Exploration Place - 300 N McLean Blvd.
Contact Email: discover@exploration.org    Phone: 316-660-0620

TinkerTech Spring Edventures
Games Galore!
Grades 5 - 9
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Monday, March 20 - Friday, March 24

Design your own game using coding skills, Raspberry Pi’s, Bloxels™ and more.

Mar 22  9:00 am
Art Camp - New Orleans!
Location: CityArts - 334 N. Mead
Contact Name: Sean Jones    Email: cityarts@wichita.gov    Phone: 316-350-3245

Get jazzy in the Big Easy! Campers will create French Quarter shadow boxes, jazz music paintings and collages, Mardi Gras or Fleur de Lis pincushions and Mardi Gras enameled beaded necklaces. Wednesday, March 22, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., campers should bring a sack lunch, Cost: $40, Ages 6+

Mar 22  9:00 am
Digital Arts Camp - New Orleans!
Location: CityArts - 334 N. Mead
Contact Name: Sean Jones    Email: cityarts@wichita.gov    Phone: 316-350-3245

Find your colors in New Orleans! In the digital arts studio, create computer-generated graffiti art, a jazz CD cover and a Mardi Gras mask Pop Art selfie. Wednesday, March 22, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., campers should bring a sack lunch, Cost: $40, Ages 11+

Mar 22  10:00 am
Voyage to Vietnam: Celebrating the Tet Festival
Location: Exploration Place - 300 N McLean Blvd.
Contact Email: discover@exploration.org    Phone: (316) 660-0600

Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, dress and food of Vietnamese culture and traditions. Try your hand at the popular game Bau cua ca cop. Dance with a lion mask. Pose for an interactive family photo. Program your own fireworks show.

Voyage to Vietnam: Celebrating the Tet Festival was created by Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose, and is part of the Freeman Foundation Asian Culture Exhibit Series, funded by the Freeman Foundation and administered by Association of Children’s Museums.

Mar 22  10:00 am
Discover the Ice Age
Location: Exploration Place - 300 N McLean Blvd.
Contact Email: discover@exploration.org    Phone: (316) 660-0600

Travel back in time to a frigid world where woolly mammoths, dire wolves, saber-toothed cats, massive bears and cave people roam. Encounter how these animals and humans adapt to this world through life-sized animatronics. Touch real fossils from this time period. Examine cave drawings found throughout Europe.

Discover the Ice Age is produced by Imagine Exhibitions.

Mar 22  10:00 am
Voyage to Vietnam Spring Break
Location: Exploration Place - 300 N McLean Blvd.
Contact Email: discover@exploration.org    Phone: 3166600600

Voyage to Vietnam Spring Break
Friday, March 17 - Sunday, March 26

Museum Tet Festival

Saturday, March 18

Immerse yourself in Vietnamese culture with special dances, fashion shows, food, music, games and more featuring local Vietnamese organizations, groups and vendors. Plus, celebrate Tet, the Vietnamese New Year with the museum’s own re-creation of Tet Festival.

Mar 22  10:00 am
Week of Heroes
Location: Museum of World Treasures - 835 E. First St.
Contact Name: Morgan Munday    Email: marketing@worldtreasures.org    Phone: (316) 263-1311

This is a week-long celebration – approaching our fourth year – of those in uniform, both military (active duty and retired) and first responders in our community.  Members of the armed services and local law enforcement, fire protection and more, will be on hand to visit with attendees, provide demonstrations, give talks, and more.  There will be military and civilian vehicles on hand, demonstrations, presentations and more.  This is a celebration of those who protect us in our community and abroad.

Mar 22  1:30 pm
Senior Wednesday
Location: Exploration Place - 300 N McLean Blvd.
Contact Email: discover@exploration.org    Phone: 3166600600

Senior Wednesday
1:30 p.m.
Admission: $4 (plus tax)
Located in the Kemper Creative Learning Studio

Science of Snowflakes
January 25
Investigate what makes snowflakes unique and special.

Vietnam Ceremonial Customs
February 22
Explore Vietnam's rich wedding customs through video, clothing, artifacts and live interactions.

Vietnamese Cuisine
March 22
Make your own spring roll with our Vietnamese volunteers.

Fossils of the Pleistocene Epoch
April 26
Meet Dr. David Hughes (WSU) and encounter Kansas fossils from the ice age.

Kansas Weather Wonders
May 24
Discover the science of Kansas weather and why we've come to expect the unexpected.

Mar 22  7:05 pm
Wichita Thunder vs. Quad City
Location: INTRUST Bank Arena - 500 E. Waterman
Contact Phone: 316-755-SEAT

Join the Wichita Thunder hockey team as they go head-to-head against the Quad City Mallards. Don't miss out on an evening full of fun! Tickets can be purchased through Select-A-Seat.

Mar 22  7:30 pm
Once
Location: Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center - 225 W. Douglas Ave.
Contact Phone: (316) 303-8100

Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards® including Best Musical, ONCE is a truly original Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, ONCE tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who’s about to give up on his dream until a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs. As the chemistry between them grows, his music soars to powerful new heights…but their unlikely connection turns out to be deeper and more complex than your everyday romance. Emotionally captivating and theatrically breathtaking, ONCE draws you in from the very first note and never lets go. It’s an unforgettable story about going for your dreams… not living in fear… and the power of music to connect all of us.

Mar 22  9:00 pm
Spring Break Edventures: Discover the Ice Age
Location: Exploration Place - 300 N McLean Blvd.
Contact Email: discover@exploration.org    Phone: 316-660-0620

Spring Break Edventures: Discover the Ice Age
Monday, March 20 - Friday, March 24
Choose just one day or more or sign up for the whole week!
Grades K - 5
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Mammoth Monday
Monday, March 20
Design and build a mammoth habitat, determine its diet and experiment how it can stay warm.

Cats, Wolves and Sloths, Oh My!
Tuesday, March 21
Mammoths aren’t the only mega-fauna found during the ice age! Pick at an ice block to release other ice age animals.

Winter is Here
Wednesday, March 22
Sift through the shifts and changes in climate that caused the ice age.

Survive the Ice Age
Thursday, March 23
Learn to survive in cold temperatures. Build a tent and “hunt” for food.

End of an Era
Friday, March 24
Save mammoths from a tar pit and delve into the ice age extinctions.

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