8:45 - 11:45 AM
Wanamaker Woods Nazarene Church
children 4 yrs. (by Jan. 1, 2014) & K - 6th grade
785-273-2248, Pre-register online at wwnaz.org
Topeka Lutheran School Informational and Tour Tuesdays
5:00 - 7:00 PM
701 SW Roosevelt St Topeka Kansas
Every Tuesday in July and August TLS is open for families who wish to tour and find out more about how to become a TLS Kid! Drop by for a few minutes or stay and tour the school.
TLS Office 785-357-0382
Red, White & Bully
starts at 11:30 a.m. each day
Lawrence Humane Society 1805 E. 19th St., Lawrence, KS 66046
The whole month of July is Red, White, & Bully! All available bully breed dogs 6 months and older will have an adoption fee of just $4! Adoption requirements apply. Adopters must bring or purchase a collar and leash.
For more information visit our website and Like Us on Facebook!
"The Tree Who Walked Through Time" Gallery of original Art from the book
Mulvane Art Museum 1700 SW Jewell St. Topeka, Kansas
An exhibition of the original artwork for the children’s book The Tree Who Walked Through Time by Lawrence author Maureen Carroll. The book features realistic and fantastic depictions of different species of Kansas trees by such well-known Kansas artists as Lisa Grossman, Stan Herd and Paul Hotvedt. Proceeds from the sales of books will go to the Mulvane’s ArtLab and other art educational programs.
"Waste Land" Art Film Series by Vik Muniz
Mulvane Art Museum 1700 SW Jewell St Topeka, Kansas
WASTE LAND follows renowned artist Vik Muniz as he journeys to the world's largest garbage dump, Jardim Gramacho, located on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. There he collaborates with some “catadores,” self-designated pickers of recyclable materials, to create their portraits out of garbage, revealing both their dignity and despair as they begin to re-imagine their lives.
Secrets in Stone: Deciphering Ancient Arabian Rock Art
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Free State Brewery - 636 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044
Saudi Arabia is still largely terra incognita, but its most remote reaches are home to some of the best rock art on the planet. Recent research
h by a team of scientists and a world-class photographer has unlocked many of the mysteries contained within the ancient carvings. Dramatic scenes of hunters and their packs of dogs dispatching extinct wild bulls and other large game bring long-past events to life in amazing detail. For this Science on Tap, Sandra Olsen, KU professor of Museum Studies and archaeologist, will share her exciting adventures and important insights about Arabia’s deep cultural history.
Kitty Steffens, 785.864.4450, email@example.com
1700 SW College Avenue Topeka, KS 66621
Canstruction will exhibit amazing, 10 x 10 feet structures made entirely of cans of food and other non-perishables. The structures will be made by seven teams: Treanor Architects, HTK Architects, Tevis Architects, Barlett and West Engineers, Architect One, Schwerdt Design Group, Inc., and the American Institute of Architecture Student Chapter from K-State. With the exception of the AIA team, all of the teams are from Topeka. When the exhibit closes, the cans are donated to Harvesters, the Community Food Network, which supplies area food banks. Canstruction is an international program of the Society of Design Administration. Local sponsors of the event are Hy-Vee, Inc., Advisors Excel, and Knox Signs and Graphics. Structures will be given awards, including a People’s Choice Award voted on by visitors to the exhibition. The Mulvane Art Museum is open from 10-7 Tuesdays, 10-5 Wednesday-Friday, and 1-4 Saturday and Sunday.
Mulvane Art Museum, 785-760-1170
2014 Sunflower State Games
Registration is now open for the 2014 Sunflower State Games. The 25th Anniversary of the Olympic style sports festival will take place in Topeka on July 11-13, 18-20 & 25-27. Over 45 sports will be offered for participants of all ages and skill levels. Complete event information and registration procedures can be found at www.sunflowergames.com. We hope you join us in July to celebrate 25 years of Kansas tradition!