For the Kids

The 2020 Flint Hills Family Festival

Bring the whole family for a day of wonder, imagination, and all-ages fun!

Presented by the Ordway, the Flint Hills Family Festival is an annual multi-day event featuring performances, free activities, art-making, and more. Families will be swept away on adventures that spark imagination and inspire exploration, with performances by artists from all over the world and right here at home. Read more about The 2020 Flint Hills Family Festival

Sons of Mystro

Sons of Mystro are young violinists made up of brother duo Malcolm, 23, and Umoja, 20, who use their violins to creatively interpret various genres of music; reggae classics, American pop songs, and their own creations. Stunning virtuosity.

In covering a song, Sons of Mystro invariably enhances that particular song due to their unique styling. Read more about Sons of Mystro

Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical

Polkadots follows 8-year-old Lily Polkadot who just moved to the “Squares Only” small town of Rockaway. As the first Polkadot in an all-Square school, Lily faces an almost impossible task of gaining acceptance from her peers. From daily bullying, to segregated drinking fountains, Lily’s quest seems hopeless until she meets Sky, a shy Square boy whose curiosity for her unique polkadot skin blooms into an unexpected pal-ship. Read more about Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical

NOOMA, an opera for babies

This opera for babies uses parachutes to create an intimate world of wonder and interaction.

Designed by Moving Star Vocal Ensemble, the performance invites our youngest audiences into an expanding and contracting world and immerses them in a parachute’s movements as it becomes a metaphor for breathing. Bring imagination and your full selves into this baby and toddler-centric experience designed just for them! Read more about NOOMA, an opera for babies

Migratory Bird Day Festival

The festival features:

  • Special Bird Guest
  • Children's Activities
  • Information on Migratory birds and our local birds and their habitats
  • Information on how you can help our birds thrive

Bird Cities help birds by:

  • Restoring, protecting and improving bird habitat
  • Reducing threats such as window collisions, toxins, and harmful human activities, often due to a lack of understanding of birds’ needs
  • Engaging people in learning about, enjoying, and helping birds thrive

"MOO" After-show Party

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, March 28 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. for "MOO" after-show party. Following the author/illustrator program, there will be cow-themed crafts and activities available to enjoy, including a chance to send some "MOO-mail" to the gregarious puppet Cow!

Program is free and no registration required.  Read more about "MOO" After-show Party

March MOO-stery Month Celebration featuring local author David LaRochelle and local illustrator Mike Wohnoutka

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, March 28 at 10:15 a.m. for March MOO-stery Month Celebration featuring local author David LaRochelle and local illustrator Mike Wohnoutka featuring their book MOO! The program will last approximately 30 minutes, after which the presenters will be available to sign books and interact with families. There will be craft activities and maybe a surprise. Check back closer to the date for more details. MOO! Read more about March MOO-stery Month Celebration featuring local author David LaRochelle and local illustrator Mike Wohnoutka

Torn Paper Pandas - Art for Kids, Grades 3-5

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, March 21 at 10:30 a.m. for Torn Paper Pandas - Art for Kids. Pandas are an endearing animal which is native to mainland China. Though they are endangered, many are trying to help preserve pandas and their habitat. In this lesson, we will make cute panda collages with torn paper and will be drawing a background of bamboo stalks. For kids, grades 3-5. Read more about Torn Paper Pandas - Art for Kids, Grades 3-5

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