Kids Cabaret for a Cause *Sunday, December 4th 2016 7 pm

Kid’s Cabaret for a Cause VI – Sunday, December 4, 2016

 The Independent School HS Auditorium

8317 East Douglas | Wichita, KS  67207

Ticket Donation $5 and cash donations would be greatly appreciated and gratefully received. An Angel Tree will be in the lobby to support a family this Holiday season.

The Studio will be hosting its 6th Kid’s Cabaret for a Cause to benefit The Christmas Crusade.  Previous Kid’s Cabs have raised money for The Treehouse, The Wichita Children’s Home, The Kansas Food Bank and Music Theatre Wichita. “I’ve thoroughly enjoyed working with my students and we all love hosting these benefits for such worthy local causes.” Many of these Studio students performed in the 2016 Music Theatre Wichita season, including James Heinrichs who recently played Chip in Beauty and the Beast.  Other performers include Abby Jolicoeur and Cami Abraham, 2016 Finalists in the Voice of the Heartland vocal competition in Oklahoma. Abby was also the 2014 Winner of the Kansas Kids Got Talent competition and 2016 $1,000 Grand prize winner of the Voice of the Children competition.  In 2014, Studio student, Timothy TV Cao joined the Broadway cast of Matilda as a swing for the roles of Bruce and Tommy.  After in year in NYC, Timothy studied with the American Ballet Theatre in NYC and currently studies with ABT in Kansas City while continuing lessons at The Studio.

For more information about the Kids Cabaret and The 42nd Annual KFDI Christmas Crusade for Kids, visit the KFDI website.

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About The Studio – Amy Menas Voice

The Studio – Amy Menas Voice, headquartered in Wichita, Kansas launched operations in 2006, is focused on providing private voice lessons and vocal and performance coaching for young people. Studio students have performed on Broadway in New York City, at regional productions and locally in several Music Theatre Wichita productions, as well as numerous community events and school projects. Boasting more than fifty students, ranging in age from seven to eighteen years old The Studio is dedicated to enriching the lives of young people and the audiences for whom they perform.

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Community Give Back Night for Music Theatre for Young People at Delano BBQ *Thursday December 17th 3 – 8 pm

Join Delano BBQ for their upcoming Community Give Back Night for Music Theatre for Young PeopleThursday, December 17th, 3 pm – 8 pm

Delano BBQ | 710 W. Douglas, Wichita KS 67203

10% of all sales (Dine in and Carry-out) will be donated to Music Theatre for Young People.  Visit their S’Mores Bar Free with Meal Purchase! 

Every year Music Theatre for Young People puts on 4 main stage Broadway-Style shows that are cast with elementary, middle, and high school talent from Wichita and the surrounding areas.  All funds raised at this Community Give Back Night event will go towards their 2015 Winter Camp and 2016 Enrollment Show Pirates of Penzance.

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Photo Credit – Music Theatre for Young People
Photo Credit – Music Theatre for Young People

Contact Michelle at Delano BBQ for more information about scheduling your non-profit group for a Thursday Community Give Back Night! Your non-profit group will receive 10% of sales from 3 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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Upcoming December Events at Whole Foods Market Wichita

Whole Foods Market Wichita has some fun upcoming events scheduled in December.  From Cookie Decorating to Caroling, there is something for everyone!

 Whole Foods Market Wichita | 1423 N. Webb Rd, Suite 101 Wichita, KS 67206

Whole Foods Market Wichita - Cookie Decorating

Friday December 11th 5 pm to 8 pm “Hand Cut Happy Hour” –  Friday Hand Cut Happy Hour! Up to 50% off on featured cheese from 5PM – 8 PM! Come try something new in Specialty!

Saturday, December 12th 10 am to 11 am “Kids Club Cookie Decorating and Candy Cane Ornaments”– Get into the holiday spirit by making a tissue paper candy cane ornament and decorate yummy cookies!  Please make sure to arrive on time because supplies are limited. If you are planning on attending this event, please make sure to RSVP through Facebook or by calling 316-630-8484.

Saturday, December 12th 11 am – 1 pm – After the “Kids Club Cookie Decorating and Candy Cane Ornament” Event, Santa Claus will be visiting Whole Foods Market Wichita! 

Saturday, December 12th 11 am to 2 pm “NogAthon” – Whole Foods Market Wichita will be sampling all of their delicious eggnog for NogAthon!


Monday, December 14th 415 pm to 530 pm – The kids from Gardiner Elementary School will be here caroling and spreading some holiday cheer! Please join us for some beautiful music throughout the store!

Tuesday, December 15th 10:00 am “Kids Club Holiday Story Time” – Join us in the café for this Holiday Story Time! Dressing up is encouraged! We’ll have some healthy snacks for the kiddos AND mom or dad.

Tuesday, December 15th  6 – 7 pm “Yule Log Cake Decorating Class”  Learn how to decorate a Yule Log! This event is free but space is limited so please RSVP by calling 630-8484.

Friday, December 18th 5 pm to 8 pm “Hand Cut Happy Hour” –  Friday Hand Cut Happy Hour! Up to 50% off on featured cheese from 5PM – 8 PM!  Come try something new in Specialty!

Hand Cut Happy Hour

For more information, visit Whole Foods Market Wichita Facebook Events

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“Illuminations” at Botanica *November 27th – December 31st ( excluding Dec. 24 and 25 )

Illuminations at Botanica

Botanica 701 Amidon St, Wichita, KS 67203

November 27th – December 31st 2015 (except Thursday Dec 24th 2015 & Friday December 25th 2015) 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Ticket Prices for Illuminations: Adult $8.00 – Youth $6.00

Photo Credit – Botanica Gardens
Photo Credit – Botanica Gardens

 With more than 1 million lights, Botanica transforms their gardens into a wonderful Winter Wonderland!  They also have themed light displays throughout the gardens.

Photo Credit – Botanica Gardens
Photo Credit – Botanica Gardens

During Illuminations, additional parking and shuttle service will be available.  Park in the south parking lot across from the Wichita Art Museum on Museum Blvd. where shuttles will pick up passengers every 10 minutes. Shuttles begin at 5:30 p.m. and will make final pick ups from Botanica’s south gate at 8:15.

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For more information and updates, visit Illuminations 2015 Facebook Event

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The Arc’s Lights *November 26th – December 28th 2015

The Arc’s Lights, open nightly November 26th through December 28th, is a wonderful holiday lights drive-thru exhibit with over 1.4 million lights!

Opening Night: Thanksgiving November 26th  – 5:30 to 9:00 pm

Fridays & Saturdays 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Sundays through Thursdays 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm

  Christmas Eve 5:30 pm to 11:30 pm

Christmas Day 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm

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 Enter from W. Douglas Ave at N. St Paul St (between West St & Meridian Ave).

A minimum $5 suggested donation per vehicle will help The Arc of Sedgwick County improve the quality of life for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

Tune in your radio to a special station to hear holiday music while driving through the lights!

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Photos with Santa (for a donation): 5:45 pm to 9:00 pm every Friday, Saturday and Sunday and Dec 21st, 22nd and 23rd (last night for Santa).

Join the tradition of thousands of others during this 19th year as you drive through more than 1.4 million lights.  Come early in the season or early in the evening and avoid the holiday rush!

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