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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
The Dream Rocket
1700 SW College Avenue Topeka, KS 66621
Jennifer Marsh, Catron Professor of Art and Civic Engagement, Washburn University, will discuss her Dream Rocket project, an international collaborative art work honoring the first moon landing in 1969. Working with schools and museums, Jennifer is collecting more than 8,000 works of art, which she plans to use to wrap the Saturn V rocket. A very ambitious world wide project, it will capture your imagination!
National Night Out First Planning Meeting
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, 1515 SW 10th Avenue, Room 101C
All citizens of Topeka and Shawnee County are invited to attend the first National Night Out planning meeting for the August 9, 2014 National Night Out Against Crime events throughout Shawnee County.
Judy Wilson, Safe Streets, 266.4606 or email@example.com
6th Annual Tulip Time
Daily; April 4-20, Old Prairie Town location 9:00am-6:00pm (gates close at 5:30)
Old Prairie Town 124 NW Fillmore; Doran Rock Garden at Gage Park 601 SW Gage Blvd; Ted Ensley Gardens SE 37th & West Edge Road at Lake Shawnee- Topeka, KS
Topeka’s 6th Annual Tulip Time, continuing a longtime tradition started by Jerold Binkley, is scheduled April
4-20. Visitors can enjoy the splendor of over 100,000
tulips and daffodils in the beautifully, landscaped parks
in the Ted Ensley Gardens at Lake Shawnee, SE 37th
and West Edge Road; Doran Rock Garden at Gage
Park, 601 SW Gage Blvd; Botanical Garden at Old
Prairie Town, 124 NW Fillmore.
At Old Prairie Town visitors can enjoy a self-guided tulip
tour for a suggested donation of $5 per person. Historic
building tours are available daily beginning at 10am, 12pm, 2pm and 4pm for $4 per person. Please contact John.Bell@snco.us or call 368-2439 to schedule a building tour for groups of 15 or more.
Group tours are available weekdays at the Ted Ensley
Gardens. Cost is $5 per person. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 291-2617.
Liz Toyne, Old Prairie Town at Ward Meade Historic Site; 785-368-2438; Elizabeth.Toyne@snco.us