Special Events

Kid’s Garage Sale

Have your kids outgrown some of their clothes or become too big for some of their toys? This is their 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! Participants are encouraged to post sale items on the PPRD Facebook “Kid’s Garage Sale” event page to help create interest!

Dates:

October 7th

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)

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Father & Son Camp Out

Dads, grandfathers, and uncles bring your son, grandson and nephew to our annual Father & Son Camp Out at the Pittsburg Aquatic Center. We will have an evening of swimming, a Dive-In Movie, s’mores and games before winding down to camp out overnight! The next morning, campers will enjoy a light breakfast and beverages.

Date:

June 17th

Location:

Pittsburg Aquatic Center
708 W. 9th St.

Time:

Check in: TBD
Check out: TBD

Fee:

TBD

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Mother & Son Date Night:                     Wild Wild West

Kick up the dust with PPRD on Saturday, September 16th! This is a special night just for the Moms and Sons of the area to share a night together!
We are going back to the Wild Wild West for a hootin’ and hollerin’ good time!
 
Only 40 couples will be accepted into this Dynamite Party!

Date:

September 16th

Location:

Lincoln Center
710 W. 9th St.

Time:

6:30pm – 8:30pm

Fee:

$20 per couple/$10 per each additional child

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Mother & Daughter Day Out

A special day for the ladies and it’s all about you! Join PPRD for a special day of painting and pumpkins! The fun won’t stop there, you’ll also have a chance to visit the photo booth and then put on your dancing shoes!

Date:

October 14th

Location:

Lincoln Center
710 W. 9th St.

Time:

TBD

Fee:

TBD

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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 must be accompanied by an adult. First 200 participants registered for the event will receive a FREE t-shirt; sizes available while supplies last.

Date:

May 6th

Location:

Lakeside Park
402 W. Washington St.

Time:

7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Fee:

FREE

Pre-registration highly recommended

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

Pittsburg Idol

Show Pittsburg your singing talent! Open to anyone between the ages of 4 – 18.

Auditions: Saturday, September 1

***MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED!***

Participants will check in with their CD onsite from 11:30am – 11:50am near the main stage located at the JJ Richards Band Dome in Lincoln Park. Order of performances will be  randomly drawn prior to audition date. Performers will audition in a pre-selected random order. Those auditioning will have a maximum of 2 minutes to audition.  Participants can choose to sing with or without music and must supply your own quality track/song on a CD; NO ipods, MP3s, etc will be accepted. Music does not have to start at the beginning of a song but we highly     advise choosing a song with a short intro or altering the point that you start the song to maximize your performance. Audition song does NOT have to be the same song for the finalist event if selected. Finalist will be posted on PPRD’s Facebook page (facebook.com/PPRD1) following the event.

No profanity or sexual/racial slang; if song is inappropriate participant will be disqualified.

To register, complete this 2017 Pittsburg Idol Flyer or call PPRD at 620-231-8310.

Finalist Event

Saturday, September 30 at Memorial Auditorium, 503 N. Pine

Show starts at 7:00pm; doors open at 6:30pm for general admission seating.

Ticket Prices:

3 & Under | FREE

4 -17 Years | $3.00

18 -54 Years | $6.00

55 & Up | $3.00

 

 

 


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