Adult Programs

Calm the Holiday Chaos Ahead

Tuesday, November 14th

Invest in yourself! Come spend time with Cerified Life Coach Marci Hawkinson. There will be a presentation, followed by group coaching on each class topic. Walk away with some fresh ideas and a new mind-set!
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Fee: $20 per class
Instructor: Marci Hawkinson
Location: NRC Sunflower Room
Registration Deadline: Monday prior to each class
Minimum Enrollment: 10
Note: Please bring a journal and pen. If you have further questions on a specific class, please e-mail Marci Hawkinson at 


35th Annual Christmas Market

Saturday, November 11th

SAVE THE DATE! Mark your calendars and join us for our 35th Annual Christmas Market. You can do all of your Christmas shopping in one day! Craft vendors will be here selling their unique & beautiful handmade items. Direct sales vendors will also be here, such as Paparazzi Jewelry, Color Street and Scentsy. Winners of door prizes donated by the vendors will be announced throughout the day.
Time: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: NRC Gymnasium
Admission: FREE
Note: Contact Candice Egizi-Sifuentez at or (316) 283-7330 for more information on reserving a booth. **Direct sales vendors MUST speak with Candice before registering for the event as space is limited and multiples of companies will not be allowed.** Vendor registration deadline Sunday, October 29th.


Christmas Light Tours

Mondays, December 4th or December 11th
Tuesday, December 5th

All aboard! Join us on the NRC Express for a special Christmas Light Tour! The bus will be decked out in Christmas lights and the music will be festive. Our driver knows the BEST places in Wichita to visit for a magical evening filled with millions of twinkling lights! We will visit several places including Reindeer Road, Candy Cane Lane, The Arc’s Lights, Lights on Texas, Faulkner Street and more! What better way to get into the Christmas spirit than to sightsee as a family or with friends!
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
          approximately/loading begins at 5:50 PM . The bus will leave the parking lot at 6:00 pm sharp, please arrive early.
Fee: 4 yrs and Under FREE 5 yrs and Up: $12 per person; Family of 4: $35 (each additional person $6)
Ages: All Ages; all youth MUST be with an adult 18+
Location: Newton Rec Center; 415 N. Poplar St. (light tour will be out of town)
Registration Deadline: Thursdays, November 30th and December 7th
Minimum Enrollment: 15 Maximum Enrollment: 38
Note: Participants MUST pre-register. Tour is approximately 3 hours, including drive time. If a restroom break is needed this may add 30 minutes to our tour. There are NO restrooms on the bus.

Community Wide Garage Sale

Sunday, January 21st

Join us for our Community Wide Garage Sale. If you are looking to get rid of your old stuff, rent a booth at our sale and leave all of the advertising up to us! Plus the weather is guaranteed to be great inside of our gymnasium.
Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Fee: $25 per booth
Location: NRC Gymnasium
Entrance: FREE!
Registration Deadline: Monday, January 15th
Minimum: 15 booths Maximum: 35 booths
Note: Each booth will receive one table. If you need more they are available to rent for $5 each and must be paid for at time of registration. Set up will begin at 9:30 AM.

Newton Business Games

Thursday, February 8th

Hey Newton! We missed you last year but we are back with a little friendly competition to be had among the wonderful businesses we have here in Newton. Businesses can register 2-6 person teams for this one night game extravaganza! Teams will compete in three different activities: Cornhole, Bocce Ball, and Pickleball. Each activity will be played tournament style. Teams will earn points based on performance and playoffs or tie-breaker may be needed. Only one business will win, will it be yours?
Time: Check in begins at 5:00 PM - Games begin at 5:30 PM
Fee: $50 per Business Team (includes one 2-person team in each event)
Ages: 18 years and older
Location: NRC Gymnasium
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, January 30th
Minimum Enrollment: 4 Business Teams  Maximum Enrollment: 12 Business Teams
Note: Businesses may register 2-6 people per team. Businesses may enter more than one team but the fee applies to each team. Only two people will play each game, as all games will begin at the same time. All participants will receive a t-shirt and we encourage teams to wear them during their games. **If a business would like their logo added to the shirt it will be an additional $25 and the logo will be on the backside. All logos will need to be provided to us by the deadline.**


Women's Self Defense Class


Learn how to defend yourself when someone is trying to attack you. With the guidance of NRC Tae Kwon Do instructor Dany Monares, you will gain self confidence and learn effective techniques to defend yourself against an attacker.
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $15
Ages: 12 years and older
Instructor: Dany Monares
Location: NRC Santa Fe Room
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 17th
Minimum Enrollment: 4  Maximum Enrollment: 25


Adult Painting Class


Join us for an evening of painting. We will provide all of the supplies and step by step instructions for the painting. Grab your friends, make memories, and leave with your very own masterpiece! Participants may bring appetizers, snacks, and non-alcolholic beverages to enjoy during the class.
Location: NRC Sunflower Room
Ages: 14 and up
Fee: $28
Registration Deadline: By noon the day of each class
Note: This is a great class for beginners, no formal training needed.