50 Plus Fine & Performing Arts

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Tap into your creativity and sing, paint, dance, and perform to your heart's desire! 

Click on the activity number to register online or call our Registration department at 913-831-3359 or 
913-831-3342 TDD (service for hearing impaired).

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Senior Follies 36
Fine and Performing Arts

Art: Painter’s Palette or Watercolor 
Work at your own pace and learn techniques, styles, and tips with individual instruction and peer assistance provided across two types of mediums. Classes are on-going, start any time. Check out the first class for free! Five and ten punch cards expire three months from date of purchase. No class 9/4, 11/10, 11/24 and 12/25.
5 Punch Art Card - $57 / $63 nonresidents
10 Punch Art Card - $109 / $120 nonresidents

Painter's Palette (pastel, watercolor, acrylic, or oil):

Tomahawk Ridge Community Center    1/9 - 12/29   Mondays & Fridays      9:30 am 

Matt Ross Community Center                   9/13 - 12/27     Wednesdays     1:30 pm - No Class 10/25, 11/22


Matt Ross Community Center                   1/3 - 12/19          Tuesdays    1:30 pm

Art: Senior Arts Council
Meet fellow artists and enthusiasts by becoming a member of the Senior Arts Council. Meetings include presentations by a featured artist, workshops, or demonstrations. An invitation for membership is extended for those 55 and older; visitors welcome. Members have the opportunity to display and sell their works at various exhibits. Meetings held the last Monday of the month through November. Please call 913-826-3160 for more information. 
3 - 2 hr. sessions- $25 annual fee, pay at the door

            Roeland Park Community Center                   10/30, 11/27   Mon   1 pm


Concert: New Horizons Band Concert Series
Clear your calendars & don’t miss these performances by members of the New Horizons Band as they make beautiful music together. This top-notch entertainment is FREE of charge. No registration required!
1 - 1 hr. event - FREE

32078    Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center          10/10     Tue     7 pm

32079     Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center          12/12      Tue     7 pm

Dance: Social - Tea Dance
Dance the afternoon away with KC Swing!  Enjoy live music from the big band era at our weekly tea dance.  Individuals and couples are welcome.  
1 - 2 hr. dance - $5 pay at the door - Ongoing event - No dance 11/10, 11/24, 12/15

               Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse          Fridays          1 pm 

Dance: Tap Dance 
Learn basic tap fundamentals such as the Waltz, Clog, and Rhythm Time Steps in Beginner Tap. Stomp, shuffle, and stamp your way to the next level with Intermediate.  Test out of Intermediate for Advanced. Hard-soled or tap dance shoes required. No previous tap dance necessary for Beginner.  No class 10/2 and 10/3.


6 - 50 min. sessions - $48 / $53 nonresidents

32054              Beginning               10/30    Mon         1:15 pm

32059              Intermediate          10/30    Mon         2 pm

32062              Adv. Beginning       10/31    Tue          1:15 pm

32064              Advanced                10/31    Tue          2 pm

Performing Group Music: New Horizons Band 
Dig out your old instrument or purchase/rent a new one and join our group of fun-loving musicians, it doesn’t matter if you haven’t played in years! Through a cooperative effort between UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance, Meyer Music, and JCPRD, this band offers an opportunity to make music in a relaxed, learning atmosphere. Call 913-826-3160 for details.
No rehearsal 11/21.
15- 2 hr. sessions -$95 / $105 nonresidents

32077    Roeland Park Community Center            8/29     Tue           6 pm

For more upcoming art and dance activities, check out these programs at the 
Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center!