Magic, food, games and a pet show are on the menu for this year’s summer kickoff party.
The Tonganoxie Recreation Commission and First State Bank and Trust are playing host to the event, which kicks off at 4:45 p.m. Saturday at Chieftain Park. The festivities are open to the public.
The schedule of events is as follows:
• 4:45-5:45 p.m., roving magic with Keith Leff.
• 4:45-6 p.m., registration for prize drawings and Silly Critter Pet Show.
• 4:45-6:45 p.m., bounce house and inflatable obstacle course.
• 5-7 p.m., free hot dogs, soft drinks, bottled water and sports equipment checkout.
• 5:30-6 p.m., kids money hunt (hunting ages: 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12).
• 6-6:30 p.m. Wall of Fame ceremony (honoring Sam Lobb and Ken Mark).
• 6:30 p.m., prize drawings
• 6:30-7 p.m., Silly Critter Pet Show (best dressed, pet/owner look-a-like, best trick & fluffiest)