Spring Break Ideas in Wichita Falls


WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Need plans to keep the kids busy next week during spring break? The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture has compiled a list of fun activities to keep the family entertained while the kids are out of class.

Here are some of these activities:

Family Day at the Museum of North Texas History the 17th of March

To honor and celebrate the late Charlye Ola Farris, the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture is hosting a Free Family Day at the Museum of North Texas History. Free Family Day will take place on March 17, where families are invited to explore the exhibit and then can participate in three different art-making stations.

Encanto Day Camp March 14

Children from 3 to 12 years old are invited to sing and dance with all their heart during the Encanto day camp! Kids will also have the chance to create miracle candles and butterfly wings that match Mirabel and the butterflies throughout the movie.

Anime: Spring Break Mini CampMarch 14 to March 16

The anime mini camp will give both beginner and advanced anime students the chance to learn about drawing anatomy, stylistic development, character development, and develop skills on how to draw, Professionally ink and color your character design. All supplies for this mini-camp will be provided. The camp is for ages 10 to 18 and will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. at The Kemp.

STEAM Spring Break CampMarch 14 to March 18

Steam Spring Break Camp is happening next week at the Riverbend Nature Center. This year’s camp will take place from 8 a.m. to noon. If you are a member of the Riverbend Nature Center the cost is $60 and for non-members it is $70. If you have any questions, you can contact Riverbend Nature Center at (281) 702-3118.

March Movie MadnessMarch 14 to March 17

This event is free for ages 16 and under! The recreation department will screen movies next week in room 205 above the public library. Movies will start at 2 p.m. and free popcorn and lemonade will be provided.

Here is a list of the film schedule for next week:

  • Monday: Lego Movie 2
  • Tuesday: Encanto
  • Wednesday: Forward
  • Thursday: Turning Red (This is subject to change depending on release date. Replacement movie is Coco.)

Elementary Art: Spring Break Mini-CampMarch 14 to March 16

This camp is offered to children between the ages of five and nine. From 10 a.m. to noon, kids can learn about a variety of art materials and processes. All supplies will be provided. This mini camp will be located at The Kemp.

Spring Break Animal ShowMarch 15 to March 17

If your kids love animals, be sure to head to the River Bend Nature Center for the Spring Break Animal Show. Kids can experience and experience Barred Tiger Salamanders, Ornate Box Turtles, Tarantulas and more up close. This program is included with general admission to STEAM Spring Break.

Green Succulent Tablethe 17th of March

Kids 12 and up are invited to take part in a step-by-step painting class at the Kemp Center for the Arts! Painting will begin at 6 p.m.

Nature’s toddlers: plants everywhere! — March 19

Children ages two to six can join the River Bend Nature Center to immerse themselves in all things plant-related! Children will have the opportunity to read plant stories, play in a plant skit, learn about seeds and plant their very own plant! This program begins at 11 a.m. and is included with general admission.

For more details and even more activity ideas to fill your spring break schedule, go to Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture website.


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