Life enrichment activities are great opportunities for children to socialize, learn and grow.

Special Note: Fee listed 1st is for those that live within the USD #464 School District. 2nd fee listed is for out-of-district participants.

While famous for its wide range of kicks, Taekwondo training involves a variety of techniques, including punching, kicking, dodging, jumping, parrying and blocking.  This is a great life long recreational program for the whole family.
When:  Mondays & Thursdays, March 10-May 1st
Where: TES (North Gym)            
Time:  6 – 7PM (Beginners to Green Belts)     
Time:  7 – 8PM (Green Belts & Up)                  
Age:  5 – senior adult
Program Fee:  $40/$48                                          Registration Deadline:  Friday, February 28

Fun with Theatre
Children will play theatre games, learn about the world of mime and masks as well as some theatre basics such as character development, lights, costumes and makeup.  Kindergartners that participate will receive a small part in the Youth Theatre Production: “Tom Sawyer” if they so choose.  1st and 2nd graders must register for the production and audition. 
When: May 27-30
Where: Tonganoxie High School Performing Arts Center
Time: 12:30-2:00
Grades K-2                                   
Fee: $25/$30
Deadline:  Friday, May 16
Instructor: Elizabeth Higbee

Advanced Theatre Basics
Children will learn about character development and creating a play.  They will learn theatre and improvisation games as well as warm-ups to help with their performance.  The children will use these skills to better their audition.  All are welcome, but this is workshop is STRONGLY recommended for children to plan to audition for the Youth Theatre Production: “Tom Sawyer.”
When: May 27-30
Where: Tonganoxie High School Performing Arts Center
Time 2:15-4:15
Grades 3-9                                    
Fee: $25/$30
Deadline:  Friday, May 16
Instructor: Elizabeth Higbee

Summer Youth Theatre Production:  “Tom Sawyer”
Parents will complete paperwork while children audition as a group.  Please bring your summer schedule.  Everyone who auditions will get a role.  Rehearsals will begin on Monday, June 17.  Rehearsal days will vary, depending upon the child’s role, but will generally be weekdays with various times between noon-4PM.  Auditions will last up to 2.5 hours. 
Auditions:  Thursday, May 29
Time:  5PM 
Where:  Tonganoxie High School Performing Arts Center
Dress Rehearsal: Thursday, July 18
Performances: Friday, July 11 & Saturday, July 12
Fee: $30/$35 per child or $50/$60 per household
Grades:  1-9*
*Kindergartners must register for Fun with Theatre.” 












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Explore different mediums while working on a variety of art projects with local artist, Amy Lawson.  Students will use paints, oil pastels, markers, pencils and more! Space is limited.  Artists 7 – 9 Year of Age
When:  Monday-Thursday June 23-26                       Time:  1-3PM
Where:  TMS Art Room
Program Fee: $30/$36
Registration Deadline:  Friday, June 13             Instructor:  Amy Lawson
Artists 10 – 13 Years of Age
When: Tuesday-Friday June 24-27                   Time:   9-11AM
Where:  TMS Art Room                                      Program Fee: $30/$36
Registration Deadline:  Friday, June 13                 Instructor:  Amy Lawson

Messy Play
This class is designed for the children to get dirty and creative.  They’ll play with sand, water, finger paints, and other mediums that are too messy to do at home.  Then leave the cleanup to us. A towel and a change of clothes may be a good idea.  Space is limited.
When:  July 8
Where:  Chieftain Park
Time:  10-11AM
Ages:  3-6
Program Fee:  $10/$12
Registration Deadline:  Friday, June 27 

Summer Reading Program
Keep your readers reading all summer long at the Tonganoxie Public Library.  Space is limited.  Signup sheets will be available at the library.
Kickoff Event - Fizz, Boom, Read from 1-3PM
Friday Movies - Every Friday from 3-5PM
Young Rembrandts - June 19
Wrap Up Party - Mad Science 11-11:45AM on June 26
More events will be added.  Check with the Library for more activities.

Preschool Story Time at the Library
Songs, finger plays & stories, followed by a fun craft project.
When: Tuesdays, at 10:30AM (except for Holidays)
Where: Tonganoxie Public Libary
Program Fee: Free
Ages: Birth - 5
No pre-registration required.


Steps to Register

1. Print the form for your selected interest.

2. Fill out the form completely

3. Completed forms with payment can be mailed or dropped off at our walk-in office.


Shelter House
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