Elementary Social Music Group

Enhancing social connectedness through music.

This evidence-based program offers an opportunity for children to connect with peers through musical play, while also addressing self-regulation, academics and social skills. This group is designed for children with a wide variety of needs, which may include children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Down Syndrome, Anxiety, ADHD, and more. Parents will have the opportunity to give input on group goals based on the needs of their child! Activities will include singing, music listening, group games, reading, dancing/movement, chants, instrument-play, and more. This group is led by a Board-Certified Music Therapist, trained in adapting music to fit the needs of each child!

Dates: May 5, June 2, July 7, August 4, September 8
Time: 10:30 – 11:30am
Ages: Children 5-10 years old
Cost: $15 per child
Locations: Shawnee Indian Mission

Music and Movement

Join us for another series of music and movement with your little ones at the Mission. Katie Petrucci of Echo Music Studio will be teaching throughout the fall! Echo Music classes offer songs and activities that have been passed down through generations. Our activities help children develop a tuneful voice, a rhythmic sense of beat and expressive movement through dance, refines their listening skills, all while bonding with their caretaker as we develop their musical abilities and holistic growth. Classes are designed for infant through pre-K children.

Saturday Class Dates: May 19, June 16, July 21, August 18
Time: 11:30am – 12:15pm
Cost: $10 PER CLASS for first child, $5 for additonal child. Pre-registration is necessary for each class.

Living History Saturdays

Did you know that we have a living history barn and cabin just south of our East Building? Come see the cabin open and filled with living history from the 1840s. Reenactors will be in period dress, children can make and take a different history craft or participate in a new activity each month, and watch how life used to be at the Mission.

Dates: Second Saturday of each month (April – September)
Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm
Cost: FREE

Schedule of Living History Events

April 14: Shade Tree Jam Session
May 12: Cornhusk Dolls
June 9: Old Fashioned Games; Clay Marbles & Checkers
July 14: 1850s BASEBALL GAME at 11:00am
August 11: Dress up and out, 1840s style (with old fashioned laundry)
September 8: Creek Raft races

32nd Annual Fall Festival

The 32nd Annual Fall Festival will be held from Oct.12th through Oct. 14th. The Fall Festival KickOff is the “Friday Night at the Mission” featuring a “toe tapping” band on stage at the West Building. Knights of Columbus will be selling hamburgers/hotdogs and beer and soda pop will also be for sale. Saturday morning starts off the Festival Fun with the “Drum Safari” for the little ones; as well as our Living History Re-enactors, Mule Rides, Vendors selling Arts & Crafts, yummy Food Vendors & Food Trucks including Native American Indian Tacos, children’s activities and more!

Two full days of food, fun, entertainment, history and great shopping!

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Dates: Oct. 12 – Oct. 14
Oct. 12: 6pm to 9pm
Oct. 13 & Oct. 14: 10am to 5pm
Location: 12 beautiful acres of the Mission
Cost: Donation requested at the gates.

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