Special Events

Kid’s Garage Sale

Hey Kids! Have too much stuff? Need to make room for new toys or clothes? This is your chance to sell them and get cash to spend for spring, summer and winter breaks! PPRD will advertise for you and provide the tables and chairs!

Dates:
October 3, 2020 – Registration Opens August 15, 2020

Time:
Seller setup: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Sale: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Fees:
$8 – 1st table
$5 each additional table
(Max. 3 tables per household)

Location:
Lincoln Center, 710 W. 9th St.
(Enter in East or West doors)
*Event location for October sale is TBD*

Space is limited so call PPRD at 620-231-8310 to register today!  Once registered, participants may list their items for sale on PPRD’s Facebook Kid’s Garage Sale Event Page! Find us at www.facebook.com/PPRD1.

**Items for sale must predominately be children’s items**

Online registration is not available for this event, please contact the Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Department at 620-231-8310 to register today!

 

Dad & Daughter Date Night

Fathers, grandfathers, uncles or family friends bring the young ladies in your life out to enjoy a fun filled evening of beverages, dancing, crafts, pictures and tons of magical fun! This night will be filled with such great memories that your little girls will talk about for years to come!
Theme:
Gatsby
Date:
2021 Date To Be Determined


Location
:
Memorial Auditorium, 503 N. Pine

Time:
Session 1: 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Session 2: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Fee:
$25 per couple/$10 per each additional child
Limited space, registration required!

Register Now

Easter Egg Hunt

*DUE TO COVID-19, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED*

Join Pittsburg Parks & Recreation, McDonalds, and the Pittsburg Family YMCA for a fun Easter Egg Hunt for area youth at Lincoln Park, 813 Memorial Drive. The Easter Bunny might hop on over for a surprise visit! Be sure to bring your cameras!

Date: April 4, 2020

Start Time: 11:00am

Location: Lincoln Park – age locations vary, see below

Ages:
0-2 Years | Stice Ball Field
3-5 Years | Russell Ball Field
6-7 Years | JJ Richards Band Dome
8-9 Years | West Of The JJ Richards Band Dome
Special Needs | Ted Carnino Ball Field

Participants should bring their own basket to collect eggs at the event. Families with multiple children should coordinate with friends and family for supervision at multiple age locations as all ages groups begin at the same time. For questions, please contact the Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Department at 620-231-8310.

Mother & Son Night Out

Pittsburg Parks & Recreation offers themed Mother & Son Night Out events to give moms and sons the opportunity to spend quality time together. Mothers, grandmothers, aunts and sons, grandsons, nephews can enjoy an evening of fun, laughter, arts and crafts, snacks, music and more!

Theme:
To Infinity And Beyond
Date:
September 26, 2020


Location
:
TBD

Time:
TBD

Fee:
$25 per couple/$10 per each additional child
Limited space, registration required!

 

Mother & Daughter Night Out

Pittsburg Parks & Recreation offers themed Mother & Daughter Night Out events to give mothers, grandmothers, aunts and daughters, granddaughters and nieces the opportunity to spend quality time together. Ladies will enjoy an evening of fun, laughter, arts and crafts, snacks, music and more!

Theme:
Hocus Pocus


Date
:
October 17, 2020

Location:
TBD

Time:
TBD

Fee:
$25 Per Couple / $10.00 for Each Additional Attendee
Limited space, registration required!

O.K. Kid’s Day

Outdoor Kansas Kid’s Day is a statewide event designed to introduce not only children, but parents, grandparents, and friends to what the outdoors has to offer. A ton of events are offered each year and truly includes something for everyone and every age! This event is open to all ages, but all children under the age of 8 may need to be accompanied by an adult depending on the activtity.

Earlier in 2020 the O.K. Kid’s Day event was cancelled due to COVID-19. However, with a little bit of creativity and dedication to the event, staff has found a new way to encourage the youth continue to be active. A virtual event will be hosted online from November 9 – 14 on Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Facebook page. Simply join the event and check out the details. A variety of challenges will be available for children to complete. Upon completion, children can enter to win a number of prizes. In addition to the challenges, up to 100 “Adventure Boxes” will be given out to the first 100 children registered to receive a box. Boxes will be handed out to registered participants at the Holiday Craft Fair at the Farmers’ Market Pavilion on November 14th. For more information or to register, contact Pittsburg Parks & Recreation at 620-231-8310.

Date:
November 9   – 14, 2020

Location:
Virtual Event – Visit PPRD’s Facebook, find the event and hit “Going” to stay up to date on the event details.

Fee:
FREE

Drive Thru Trunk-O-Treat

Pittsburg Parks & Recreation is set to host a Drive Thru Trunk-O-Treat on Friday, October 30 from 4:00pm -6:00pm at the Don Gutteridge Sports Complex in Lincoln Park. Patrons, kids and parents are encouraged to decorate their car and dress in costume while they drive through the Trunk-O-Treat where they’ll receive goodies in their trunk from local vendors. The event is free and open to everyone. All community members will remain in their car for the duration of the drive through to ensure it is a safe, contactless event. Entry into the evet will be located at the south end of the complex at the McNally Road and Memorial Drive intersection by Stice Ball Field.

Businesses interested in becoming a vendor must register in advance with Pittsburg Parks and Recreation office by calling 620-231-8310. The registration deadline is Wednesday, October 28.

For more information, visit Pittsburg Parks & Recreation’s Facebook page.

 

The City of Pittsburg does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in its programs or activities.


Contact Information

Parks & Recreation
710 W. 9th St.
Pittsburg, KS 66762
Phone: (620) 231-8310 Fax: (620) 230-5636

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Inclement Weather Hotline
(620) 232-PARK
(620) 232-7275