50 Plus Fine & Performing Arts

Tap into your creativity with our fine and performing art programs and sing, paint, dance, and perform to your hearts desire!


From watercolor to woodcarving to china painting we offer instructional classes to bring out the best of your artistic abilities. Beginners and advanced students alike can thrive, grow, and enjoy fellowship among other creative minds.


Stomp, shuffle toe step, and slip on those soft soles or tap shoes and boogie to the beat!  Find tap and jazz dance classes right here with 50 PLus!

Tea Dances

Enjoy fun-filled afternoon every Friday dancing to live music from the big band era featuring Roland and the Playboys during our weekly tea dance at the Arts and Heritage Center.  Individuals and couples are welcome.  $5 entry fee paid at the door.


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. UMKC music majors assist the band director. Call (913) 826-3160 for details.

Side by Side Experience

Looking for a way to sing and enjoy music with other performance lovers? This group of easy-going singers welcomes you to have fun with music regardless of your skill level. We offer weekly rehearsals with performances throughout the community during the month. Anyone with vocal interests is invited. Questions? Call (913) 826-3054.

Barbershop Harmonizers

Find camaraderie in this chorus of men who love singing and performing in the community. To register anytime, call (913) 826-2830.