2014 WYCO Ethic Festival
KCKCC Field House, 7250 State Ave., KCK
WYCO Ethnic Festival, a community event to promote relationships and contact between people, and educate each other about our common humanity. There will be more than 25 performance groups and more than 60 booths representing different cultures and community organizations. Admission and parking are free; ethnic food available for purchase; children's corner.
April 12, 11a.m.-5p.m.
KCKCC Field House
7250 State Ave
Kansas City, KS
45th & Shawnee Heights Road, Tecumseh, KS
Pancake Breakfast (AYCE), Biscuits and Gravy, Drinks. Adults $6.00, Children $2.50.
Bob Runion, 785-862-2595
2014 Designers' Showhouse
Monday - Friday, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., & Saturday - Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
2014 Designers' Showhouse, 3320 SW Spring Creek Place, Topeka, KS
Stop by and tour the 2014 Designers’ Showhouse this April and May, a fundraiser for ERC Resource & Referral, doing business as Child Care Aware® of Eastern Kansas, benefiting children by supporting high-quality child care options for families! This year’s home, dubbed “Wooded Serenity: Showhouse on Spring Creek Place,” is the family home of Duane and Beth Fager. It is located at 3320 SW Spring Creek Place in Topeka, just east of 33rd and Wanamaker Road. The Designers’ Showhouse and Boutique is open daily April 12 through May 11. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Showhouse is closed on Easter Sunday. Advanced tickets are $9, or $10 at the door. The last tour starts 30 minutes before closing. Children under the age of 8 will not be admitted.
Groups of 10 or more attending together may enjoy self-guided tours during normal Showhouse hours at a reduced rate. Special guided group tours are also available by appointment. Call 785-440-4519 for more information or to place your reservation.
A catered lunch is available Mondays through Fridays, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Reservations to 785-440-4519 are encouraged.
Visit http://east.ks.childcareaware.org/ for lunch menus, updates, ticket outlet locations and more!
ERC Resource & Referral, Inc, dba Child Care Aware of Eastern Kansas, 785-440-4519, email@example.com
Spring Fling Bazaar
3:00 pm to 6:00 PM Dinner to start at 4:00 pm
Elmont United Methodist Church, 6635 NW Church Lane, Topeka Kansas 66618 (1 mile East of North Hiway 75 on NW 62 or NW 66 Street)
Turkey or Pork Loin Dinner to include mashed potatoes, homemade gravy, green bean, cole slaw, cinnamon applesauce, roll, drink, and dessert. $8.00 adult, $4.00 children under 12. Bake sale and silent auction will begin at 3:00 pm. Dinner will begin at 4:00 pm and will last until 6:00 pm.
Please do not include in the activity notice. Verna Jackson, 785-969-6975
Topeka Passion Play
Begins at 7:00 and doors open at 6:00.
Fairlawn Church of the Nazarene 730 Sw Fairlawn, Topeka
TOPEKA – Fairlawn Church of the Nazarene invites the community to attend the 20th presentation of the Topeka Passion Play. This annual Easter tradition celebrates the life of Jesus Christ, from birth through death, and ultimately His resurrection. We would encourage you to attend this life changing event that has been shared by over 100,000 people from all around the world.
For more information you can contact the church office at 273-6322 or visit the Fairlawn Church website www.thelawn.org.
Indian Artifact Show
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Ramada Inn West 605 SW Fairlawn Rd. Topeka, KS
This show is for the exhibition of prehistoric Indian artifacts.
Identification of artifacts for type and time period available.
David Schock (785) 364-3238
Amtrak Exhibit Train
10am - 4pm daily
Topeka Amtrak Station, 500 SE Holliday Place
Can you hear the sound of a whistle? That’s the Amtrak Exhibit Train coming to the Topeka Amtrak Station at 500 S.E. Holliday Place on April 12-13 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Climb aboard and tour a free exhibit to learn about Amtrak’s history and catch
a glimpse into the company’s future. Displays include vintage advertising, past menus and dinnerware, period uniforms, photographs, and other items of memorabilia from Amtrak’s creation in 1971 to a model of today’s modern-sleeping accommodations and high-speed rail service displays. Interactive displays include railroad horns, trivia questions, workable signals and an engineer’s stand.
Whether you’ve been riding since the company’s beginning, or just part of it, there is something on the Exhibit Train that’s guaranteed to strike a chord.
Join us and discover more about America’s love of trains