Recreation update: Youth plays scheduled

Osage City Parks and Recreation continues signup for youth basketball programs, and has scheduled two youth plays for performers from four years old to eighth grade:

Youth Basketball

Four years old to kindergarten

This is an instructional basketball program designed to teach basketball fundamentals, shooting, dribbling, passing, and good sportsmanship through team practice and game play.

  • Kindergarten practice dates and location: 5-6 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 12-Feb. 23; Osage City Elementary School gym.
  • Kindergarten basketball instructors: Kate and Lucas Boss.
  • Players receive a team shirt and participation award.
  • Cost is $20 per player.
  • Kindergarten signup deadline Jan. 6.

Youth Play – Dogsbreath Devereaux … The Dastardly Doctor

Sixth to eighth graders

  • Play coordinators: Kathy Camarena, 785-207-7879, [email protected]; Jaime McCoy, 785-219-1535, [email protected]; contact Kathy or Jaime if you are interested in auditioning.
  • Cost, $30 per performer (includes T-shirt)
  • Performance at 7 p.m. March 1 at Osage City High School auditorium.

Sponsored by OCPR, Osage City Kiwanis Club, and the Osage City Area Arts Council.

Youth Play – Disney’s Peter Pan Jr.

Peter Pan comes to visit Wendy, Michael, and John Darling and whisks them away to Neverland. Their adventure introduces them to the Lost Boys, Mermaids, Indians, and even the infamous Captain Hook!

  • Play coordinator: Kathy Camarena, 785-207-6869, [email protected].
  • Parent meeting: 7 p.m. Feb. 10, OCES cafeteria – all parents of all grades.
  • Performance: 7 p.m. April 12, OCHS auditorium.

Third to fifth grade

  • $35 per performer.
  • Rehearsal dates, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Feb. 17, 18, 25, March 4, 11, 25, April 1.
  • Entire cast rehearsals, 3:30-5 p.m. April 7, 8, 9, 10, OCHS auditorium.
  • Signup deadline Feb. 10.

First to second grade

  • $35 per performer.
  • Rehearsal dates, 3:30-4:15 p.m. Feb 24, March 3, 10, 24, 31, OCHS Room 309.
  • Entire cast rehearsals, 3:30-5 p.m. April 7, 8, 9, 10, OCHS auditorium.
  • Signup deadline Feb. 17.

Four years old to kindergarten

  • $25 per performer.
  • Rehearsal dates, 3:30-4:15 p.m. March 12, 26, April 2, OCHS Room 309.
  • Entire cast rehearsals, April 7, 8, 9, 10, 3:30-5 p.m., OCHS auditorium.
  • Signup deadline March 3.

Sponsored by OCPR, Osage City Kiwanis Club, and the Osage City Area Arts Council.


See  OCPR online at www.osagecity.com: Click City Departments, then Parks & Recreation for program information, printable sign-up forms, schedules, and more! Or for more information, contact Corey Linton, recreation director, at 785-528-4610, email [email protected], or at the OCPR office, 530 S. First St., Osage City.


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