2021
EVENT SCHEDULE

 

2021 Tentative

OK Kids Event Schedule

(Subject to Change)

FREE CAMPING WILL BE AVAILABLE ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

AT RIVERSIDE WEST CAMPGROUNDS AT JOHN REDMOND RESERVOIR

                                                                                                                         

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11TH

7:15-9:00 am  PANCAKE BREAKFAST - Radiant Life Church will be providing a free pancake breakfast before the fishing tournament at the New Strawn Community Center.

9-10:30 am    FISHING TOURNAMENT AT NEW STRAWN LAKE – CATCH AND RELEASE  Kids under 9 are required to have a responsible adult in attendance. Please bring your own fishing pole. No artificial lures or outside bait will be allowed. Participants must us the worms that will be provided. Sponsored by the Coffey County Sheriff’s Office, Kansas Wildlife and Parks, and Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge.  Registration begins at 8:15.

10:45-11:45 am  BIRDS OF PREY PRESENTATION – Learn about the importance and experience the beauty of our local birds of prey.

10:30-2:30 pm  FACE PAINTING – Take a walk on the wildside by joining the face painters from BHS Art Club.

10:30-4:30 pm   YARD GAMES – Challenge your family and friends to some fun competition by participating in a variety of these games.

11:00-4:30 pm   BUBBLE, SIDEWALK CHALK, & COOLING STATIONS – Get artistic and creative with this new sensory event. Sponsored by Coffey County Mothers of Pre-Schoolers.

STORYTIME TRAIL – Let the story be your guide on this nature walk. Provided by Coffey County Library – New Strawn.

11:30-12:30 pm  FREE LUNCH AT KELLEY PARK - Enjoy a grilled hot dog, and chips courtesy of Coffey Health System.

1:00-4:30 pm    ONGOING ACTIVITIES AT RIVERSIDE WEST

  • Portable Climbing Wall – Race yourself and your friends to the top of our 20ft climbing wall.

  • Bicycle Rodeo

  • Dunk Tank

  • Escape Room

  • Disc Golf – Try your luck with this popular outdoor sport. Equipment is provided.

  • “Smokey Bear” will be in attendance throughout the day.

  • Putt-Putt – Challenge your friends and family at our new putt-putt course. Provided by Coffey County Library – New Strawn.

  • Pellet Shoot – Test your marksmanship skills at this booth.

  • Pedal Cars – Learn the dangers of drinking and driving in this eye opening event.

  • Archery – Try your hand at this popular event.

  • Paintball Shoot – Equipment and supplies provided by CC Sheriff Reserves.

  • Rope Bridge – Picture yourself above the Grand Canyon as you traverse this manmade bridge.

  • Inflatables – Challenge your friends or family on one of these inflatables.

  • Horse Rides – Enjoy a hand-led ride on one of man’s best friends.

  • Build a Birdhouse – Build a birdhouse with the Wolf Creek Green Team. All materials and tools provided.

  • Milk Crate Climb - Test your skill and balance against your friends as you see how high you can go.

  • Jet Ski Simulator – Satisfy your need for speed with this interactive event.

  • Sling Shot Target Shooting – Shoot wildlife decoys, metal, & movable targets at this brand new event. Provided by Burlington Police Department and Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge

  • Trap Shooting - Kansas Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism and Quail Forever will be hosting this year’s event which is located at the Coffey County gun club, South end of the dam. Participants do not need a hunter’s safety card and should not bring their own firearms as everything needed will be provided. Transportation will be provided to this event every 30 minutes from shelter house #6 starting at 12:45.

  • Music – Provided by Jeremy & Tara Lind, Wild Voice Entertainment.

 

1:30-2:30 pm   FIREFIGHTERS COMPETITION – Wear your swimsuit and be ready to get wet!

 

4:30-5:00 pm  MAGIC BY PETE – Pete is back again for another year and will be performing a stage show before our evening supper. Sponsored by The Medicine Shoppe.

5:30-7:00 pm  FREE SUPPER AT KELLEY PARK – The Sheriff’s Office is sponsoring a BBQ supper. Local Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops will be having a dessert cooking contest to go along with ice cream for dessert.

AT DUSK    MOVIE AND POPCORN – Bring a lawn chair or beach towel to enjoy this fun event.  Sponsored by Wild Voice Entertainment and Coffey County Fire District #1.