NRC Banner

 Fall 2019
Activity Guide On-Line

Like Us On
NRC Logo


Special Events with the NRC

Family Candy Scramble and Costume Contest
Monday, October 28th

Grab your flashlights, load up the kids and head to Fischer Field where there will be thousands of pieces of candy scattered on the field. We will divide the kids into age groups for the children’s candy scramble and will have prizes for our costume contest winners in three age groups: Child I (9-12 years), Child II (5-8 years), and Tot (4 and under).
Time: 7:00 PM
: up to 12 years old
Location: Fischer Field in Athletic Park
Note: Please pre-register by calling NRC and let us know how many will be attending. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian age 18 and over. Bring a flash light and wear your costume!

32nd Annual Christmas Market
Saturday, November 16th

SAVE THE DATE! Mark your calendars and join us for our 32nd 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 Young Living Essential Oils and Scentsy. Winners of door prizes donated by the vendors will be announced throughout the day.
Time: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: NRC Gymnasium
Admission: FREE
: Contact Audrey Gann at or (316) 283-7330 for more information on renting a booth. **Direct sales vendors MUST speak with Audrey before registering for the event as space is limited and multiples of companies will not be allowed.** Vendor registration deadline Sunday, November 10th.

Coat Drive
Saturday, November 16th

NEW or GENTLY USED Coats. All Sizes Accepted - Youth & Adult until November 13th
Current Drop Off Locations:
Newton Activity Center - 415 N. Poplar St.
American Family Insurance; Ken Hall - 2309 S. Kansas Rd.
Other Drop Off Locations will be available soon!
Contact Casey Davis @ (316) 836-3634 OR Candice Egizi-Sifuentez /NRC Front Desk Staff  @ (316) 283-7330
Coats will be distributed for FREE on Saturday, November 16th 8:30am-12:30pm at the Newton Activity Center to anyone in need of a coat.

Christmas Light Tours
Thursday, December 5th
Tuesday, December 17th

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! Refreshments will be available for participants to enjoy and bring on our tour. We will make a restroom stop halfway through the tour before we return. What better way to get into the Christmas spirit than to sightsee as a family or with friends!
Time: 5:45pm – 9:00pm
Fee: 4yrs and Under FREE; 5yrs and Up: $10 per person; or $30 for Family of 4 (each additional person $5)
Ages: All Ages (all youth MUST be with an adult 18+)
Location: Meet at Newton Rec Center (light tour will be in Wichita)
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, 12/3 AND Sunday, 12/15
Minimum: 15 Maximum: 44
Note: Participants MUST pre-register. The bus will leave the parking lot at 6pm sharp, please arrive early. Tour (including drive time) is approximately 3hrs. *There are NO restrooms on the bus, however we will make a stop midway through the tour for a restroom break.*