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Posted on: February 27, 2024

Celebrate the State of the Arts in Wichita

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The Division of Arts and Cultural Services invites residents to celebrate Wichita’s diverse and vibrant arts community at a State of the Arts Community Event from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, February 27 at the Century II Concert Hall. The free even...

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Posted on: December 14, 2023

What's New on wichita.gov

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We have changed some of the navigation on our site to make it more user friendly. Check out this video to learn more about the new layout of wichita.gov.

AccessWichita (report an issue tool) has been replaced with SeeClickFix. Now you can report a variety ...

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Posted on: January 31, 2024

2024 Excellence in Public Service Awards

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The Excellence in Public Service Award recognizes employees from City of Wichita, Sedgwick County and Wichita Public Schools who exhibit the highest standard of service - go beyond the call of duty and demonstrate the following:

  • Exemplary performance that ...
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Posted on: February 22, 2024 | Last Modified on: December 9, 2020

Library Presents 38th Academy Award Short Film Festival

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The 38th annual Academy Award Short Film Festival, presented by Wichita Public Library, runs March 2-9, 2024 at library locations around Wichita. Each year, the Library screens the nominated short films in the live action, animation and documentary catego...

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Posted on: January 24, 2024

2023 Resident Survey Interactive Dashboard Launches

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2023 Resident Survey Interactive Dashboard Launches

Since 2006, the City has participated in the National Community Survey to gauge resident satisfaction with municipal services and to help determine priority areas for improvement. Yesterday, the City of W...

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Posted on: February 22, 2024

Summer of Discovery and other summer camps available!

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Looking for the ultimate summer adventure for your kids? Look no further than Wichita Park & Recreation's Summer of Discovery and Summer Activity Camp!  Get ready for a full day of excitement with Summer of Discovery! With weekly field trips ...

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Posted on: February 12, 2024

New Playground Coming to Watson Park

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Wichita Park & Recreation is pleased to announce the development of a new playground at OJ Watson Park, presently undergoing construction. This playground will be designed to meet ADA accessibility standards, ensuring inclusivity for all individuals. ...

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Posted on: February 12, 2024

The Spring Evolve Activity Guide Is Now Available

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The Evolve joint activity guide makes it easier for community members to try new things by combining offerings from CityArts, Wichita Park & Recreation and Wichita Public Library. Join the fun and explore new passions!

Registration is now open for Spri...

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Posted on: January 29, 2024

Party For The People

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Join us in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Keeper dedication on May 18, 2024! The Bosin Society, in collaboration with the City of Wichita, Sedgwick County, and other generous sponsors, invites you to a free and family-friendly celebration – the P...

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Posted on: January 24, 2024

Wichita Library Presents Black History Month Programming Series

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Wichita Library Presents Black History Month Programming Series

The Wichita Public Library presents “Celebrating Wichita’s Black History,” a series of programs in February that highlight the achievements of people and events t...

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Posted on: January 22, 2024 | Last Modified on: December 9, 2020

Park & Recreation Partners with ICT Farms

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Park & Recreation finalized a lease agreement to partner with ICT Farms, a local nonprofit, to use the Bridgeport Soccer Fields to grow fresh produce. The aim of this pilot project is to improve food access, train and educate the community on growing ...

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Posted on: December 14, 2023

City Relaunching Home Repair Program

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City Relaunching Home Repair Program

The City of Wichita has revamped its Home Repair program and will open applications and the wait list on February 1.

The Home Repair program assists low- and moderate-income homeowners with critical home repairs to achie...

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