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5th Annual Science is a Blast!

Forest Park Conference and Retreat Center, 3158 SE 10th, Topeka, KS
Forest Park Conference and Retreat Center will host over 550 students on Thursday, Sept. 25 for the 5th annual Science is a Blast! Program. The first hour of the program will be a presentation by Steve Jacobs, newly retired Discovery Channel Chief Scientist. The students will see a lot of explosions and other exciting scientific experiments. In addition, they will enjoy the last hour of hands-on activities. They will make their own lava lamp and create “disappearing water.” The entire day will help the teachers meet their state science guidelines.

Susan Cunningham, 785-250-1694, info@forestparkretreat.com


Pancake Breakfast at Applebee's - K-State Wesley UMC Campus Ministry Fundraiser

Applebee's, 5928 SW 17th St, Topeka, KS 66604
Pancake fundraiser to buy new dorm beds for the K-State Wesley UMC Campus Ministry.

K-State Wesley is the United Methodist campus ministry program that includes an intentional Christian residential community. We house up to 50 students at a time who engage in service, prayer, discipleship and fellowship.

We are hoping to purchase 50 new beds at $500 each, but we can’t accomplish this alone. Please consider joining us for pancakes on October 4th!

Extra donations accepted

Christine Hargrove
Berryton UMC
785-862-9494
c@cyhassociates.com



Benefit Auction for Child Care Aware of Eastern Kansas

Kansas Expocentre's Ag Hall, One Expocentre Dr., Topeka, KS 66612
Join Child Care Aware® of Eastern Kansas for a Benefit Auction on Saturday, October 18! The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Kansas Expocentre’s Ag Hall located at One Expocentre Drive in Topeka. A “White Elephant” Sale and Silent Auction will begin at 9 a.m. Auctioneer Dan Kooser of Kooser Auction Service, who was voted best auctioneer for 2013 and 2014 in Topeka and northeast Kansas, will kick off the Live Auction at 10 a.m.

This event has free admission and is open to the public. Food/concessions will be available during the event, including pulled pork sandwiches and chili.

100s of new and used auction items that include holiday decor, jewelry, furniture, lamps, mirrors, KU and KSU items, household items, family-friendly outings, restaurant certificates, golf outings, themed baskets and much more! “Cash and Carry” items available!

To view an up-to-date auction item list and list of auction donors, visit http://east.ks.childcareaware.org.

All proceeds benefit ERC Resource & Referral, Inc., dba Child Care Aware® of Eastern Kansas.

Eryn Allen, 785-440-4513, eryn@east.ks.childcareaware.org


Womens of Grace Conference & Worship-- River of Life Family Worship Center--Theme: From Travail to Triumph

October 10th-at River of Life @5010 SW 20th Terrace--Topeka Kansas
Tickets are $35.00
October 10th- Friday @ 7:30 pm at River of Life @5010 SW 20th Terrace--Evangelistic Service. Featuring Special Guest Speaker Sister Joy Howard, House of Faith Ministries
October 11th-Saturday @9:00am to 3:00pm@ Quincy Conference & Event Center @707 SE Quincy St. Suite 300 (Inside the New Century Credit Union building on the third floor) Light Breakfast, Lunch and workshop materials
Keynote Speaker: Evangelist Davita Wesley Vaughn Featuring Special Guests: Evangelist Pam Berry, Evangelist Sandra Simpson, Evangelist Sandra Peters
October12th-Sunday @11:00am @ River of Life Family Worship Center Featuring Special Guest Speaker: District Missionary Mary Green Louise Green

Missionary Olivia Harris 785.969.7587 oharris@shawneecourt.org OR oharris5@cox.net
Missionary Diahann Frazier: 785.341.7138 dmissions2@yahoo.com



Wichita Kansas Ghost Tours

Wichita, Ks
http://www.ghosttoursofkansas.com/Wichita.html

Wichita Ghost Tours, October 4th, 11th, 25th and 31st 2014

A ghost tour of Wichita would not be complete without hearing the tale of Rowdy Jo and Redbeard and their notorious shootout in the Delano District! Brothels, Beer Halls, theaters and gambling halls were consistent for the area. No wonder numerous Delano businesses harbor paranormal activity which include the sound of a hanging man, a madam at BullWinkle's Tattoo Parlor and an ornery gentleman at the beauty parlor. As you travel down Douglas Street, be in awe of some of the most historic locations in Wichita. Numerous haunted theaters are covered on the tour along with The Forum, previously the Hillside Baptist Church, and has been on the Ghost Tours of Kansas list several years in a row. Wilner auditorium, Clarence at the Broadview and several other locations are covered. Maple Grove cemetery has an interesting past however this is not a get out stop. Tour patrons will be able to get out in 2 locations. Tour lasts approximately 1 hour 45 minutes and departs from Cafe Moderne', 300 N. Mead St. in Wichita, Kansas. PLEASE REMEMBER TO PRINT OUT YOUR CONFIRMATION PAGE. GTK DOES NOT MAIL TICKETS.

Ghost Tours of Kansas 785-851-0856


Candidate Forum 2014

1600 NE Qunicy St., Topeka, KS 66608
Come ask candidates for elected offices questions about disability-related issues. Voter registration will be available. For more information, visit www.tilrc.org or contact Evan at 233-4572

Evan Korynta
785 233-4572



AARP Ch. 37, Topeka Meeting

Planet Sub South of Target at 21st and Wannamaker in Topeka, KS
Have lunch together with lively conversation. Our speaker will share ways that Seniors can avoid being scammed.

Sandy Swartz (785) 554-6097



Saturday Women's Connection & Women's Connection of Topeka present an "Update your Home" Brunch!

Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library 1515 SW 10th Ave Topeka, KS
Brunch Cost: $14. incl. program no charge & open to all women. Business Feature: Joyce Winters/Furniture Mall of KS; new trends for fall & winter decor. Speaker: "And then I heard Gunshots!" Susan Finney, Winfield, KS, tells of her miraculous survival of a gunshot wound to her face & the peace & assurance she experienced afterwards, having gone through such a tumkultous event in her life. Susan is a teacher & a gifted artist.

Reservations: Call Arlene: 233-0701 or email: leidacloud@cox.net


Lab Health Fair

Holyrood American Legion, 416 N. North Main, Holyrood, KS
Mobile Lab Health Fair. No appointments necessary. Cash, check or major credit cards accepted. Pre-registration at www.ewmed.com available or call Doug, 785-472-5028 ext. 307 for more information. Event is from 7:00 -10:00 am.

Beth Vallier, 785-472-3111


Sci Sat: Earth Science Week

KU Natural History Museum
Come to the KU Natural History Museum to explore activities and demonstrations about the overlapping systems of Earth: air, water, and geology. Go from the tiny world of microbes in soil to the most atmospheric – weather!

Kitty Steffens, 785-864-44450


4th Annual Made from the Heart Craft Fair

Sunrise Optimist Building, 720 NW 50th
Annual Craft fair featuring crafters from around the area. Give Handcrafted gifts for the holidays

Charles Galligher


Constitution Week - Sept. 17 -23

All over America
In 1954 Daughters of American Revolution (DAR) petitioned U.S. Congress to pass a bill celebrating our Constitution. It was later passed and signed into law by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. We are asking churches to ring their bells and families to talk about this great document that was made by the people and for the people to protect our God given freedoms.

Renee Slinkard, Parker, Kansas, 913-898-3088, DAR Marais Des Cygnes Chapter Chair of Constitution Week


Lu'au Party

Osage City Community Building Osage City, KS
Polled Pork Hawaiaan Meal. Entertainment by Island Fire - fire dancing, hula lessons, lu'au pinata and dance band. Silent auction baskets, too!!

United Methodist Church
785-528-4443



String Quartet ETHEL Performs 10/10

McCain Auditorium
ETHEL, the pioneering string quartet, and GRAMMY®-winning Native American flutist Robert Mirabal present a program inspired by the sun mythology of Native America.

785-532-6428


Topeka West Charger Band Pancake Feed

Topeka West High School, Topeka, KS
Topeka West Charger Band Pancake Feed. All you can eat pancakes for $5 at the door.

Contact Cassy Immenschuh at fry71@msn.com or Barry Evans 438-4045/bevans@topeka.k12.ks.us



Military Veterans Project - Pumpkin Ride

Holton Veterans Club
Proceeds will benefit the Military Veterans Project (formerly the Jamie Jarboe Foundation) and American Legion Auxiliary First District, Department of Kansas. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Holton Veterans Club. Last vehicle out at 11:00 a.m. $20 per rider/driver, $5 per passenger. We will travel from the Holton Veterans Club to Valley Falls, Oskaloosa, Perry and making our final stop at Flamingos in Topeka. Meals will be provided to players at Holton and at Flamingos. There will be a 50/50 drawing and live entertainment at Flamingos. Costumes are encouraged and there will be a costume contest at Flamingos. Final prizes will be awarded at Flamingos. Flyers for this event are available upon request.

Tracy Wichman
785-866-4827 - home
785-305-0424 - cell



In Concert Ryan Stevenson

First Baptist Church, 3033 SW MacVicar Ave., Topeka, KS
Ryan is an up and coming new Christian songwriter and singer. Free tickets are available in the church office during normal business hours. For more information: ryanstevensonmusic.com

Verlee Sanneman, 785.267.0380


St. Peter's Community Jubilee...We're throwing a party, and you're the guest of honor!

St. Peter's United Methodist Church, 3737 NW 35th St., Topeka, KS 66618
Celebrating 30 years in northwest Topeka: 3:00 p.m. Children's Carnival; 5:00 p.m. Food; 6:00 p.m. Music

Pastor Francis Stockton, 913-645-1131 cell, 785-286-1281 church


Our Lady of Guadalupe Garage Sale

206 NE Lime (two blocks east of the church)
Garage Sale to support Our Lady of Guadalupe Church

Francie Hernandez - 785-267-4588


Kansas Ancestor Fair 2014

Kansas Historical Society, 6435 SW 6th, Topeka, KS
A free celebration of Family HIstory month, with educational mini-sessions and informational displays by historical, genealogical and lineage organizations. Learn how to research your family history, and about local resources available to help. A genealogy bookseller and food vendor will be onsite.

Sara Keckeisen, (785) 272-8681, or Barb LaClair at president1@tgstopeka.org


4th Annual Netawaka Street Fair

Mac's Legacy Fitness, Netawaka, KS 66516
Fishing Tournament and Triathlon begin at 8am. Games & Rides 1-5pm, Vendor Booths for shopping 12-5pm. obstacle course challenge, youth at 4pm, adults at 4:30pm. Fun Swim from 4-6pm.

Mac's Legacy Fitness, Event Coordinators - Harold & Brian. 785-933-2616. www.macslegacyfitness.com


4th Annual Netawaka Street Fair

Mac's Legacy Fitness, Netawaka, KS 66516
1pm Lift-A-Thon.
1:30pm Free Throw Competition
1-6pm Family Swim

Mac's Legacy Fitness. Event Coordinators - Harold & Brian. 785-933-2616. www.macslegacyfitness.com. macsathletics@gmail.com.


Here We Grow Again

3343 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66611
Here We Grow Again, a Topeka-based children’s consignment sales event, will be held September 16 - September 20, 2014 at 3343 SW Topeka Blvd. More than 200 Topeka-area families participate in the event by selling their kids’ items and shopping the more than 40,000 bargains. The sale will run for five days, during which more than 3,000 shoppers are expected to visit.

The Fall/Winter Here We Grow Again sale’s more than 40,000 items will include kids clothing (newborn up to junior sizes), toys, shoes, Holiday outfits/dresses, books, movies, furniture, strollers, high chairs, nursery decor, baby and toddler items, sporting and play equipment, electronics and much more--anything having to do with kids!

Shamara & Brian Parre
www.herewegrowagain.com
785-221-6367



Junior League of Topeka Diaper Giveaway!

Avondale East Education Center, 455 SE Golf Park Blvd
The Junior League of Topeka will be GIVING AWAY 50 free diapers to the first 500 children on Friday, September 12 from 2-6pm for the Nancy Perry Day of Giving. Sizes newborn to 6 will be available and there is no income requirement. Diapers are provided through the Junior League's Diaper Depot program. Parties requesting diapers for more than one child are asked to provide proof of parentage or guardianship. Join us in the spirit of giving!

Lauren Christ 785-249-5492


St. Theresa Catholic Church Fall Bazaar

Perry, ks
Ham and turkey dinner with all the trimmings. Adults $8 and children $4. Bingo, cake walk, kids games, smoked ribs, silent auction, raffles and much more.

Vickie mulvihill, 785-597-5838 vlmulvihill@hotmail.com


Shawnee Heights High School - All Class Reunion

Capitol Plaza Hotel, Topeka, Ks
The 3rd Annual All School Reunion will be held on September 20, 2014.

It will be the Capitol Plaza Hotel.

The cost to attend is $15 per person which is the cost for reunion room rental, decorations, setup and cleanup, music and anything else that we need.

The buffet for $25 per person, and will include the following:

Beef Medallions & Chicken Angeline, garlic mashed potatoes, pesto fettuccine, fruit salad, vegetable crudites, garden salad, triple chocolate tiger cake, water, tea or coffee.

Doors open at 5pm for social hour until 12am Cash bar until 11:30pm.

Buffet dinner will be from 6:30 - 7:30

DJ or band will be from 8:30 pm - 11pm

Terri Pease, (785) 379-9698


St. Marys City Market

George J. Perry Memorial Armory, 110 S. 5th, St. Marys, KS 66536
Craft and Vendor Show - Free Admission

Darlene McGranahan


St. Marys City Market

George J. Perry Memorial Armory, 110 S. 5th, St. Marys, KS 66536
Craft and Vendor Show - Free Admission

Darlene McGranahan


Downtown Topeka Ghost Tour September 13th 8PM

Topeka
The first and still one of the best! The Downtown Topeka Ghost Tour offers a history lesson of Topeka and the haunts associated with them. The Kansas State Capitol Building is majestic indeed! I suppose it would have to be considering the death cloud that hangs over its existence! Angst in the Alleys and Brains in the basement seems appropriately named for this tour. Jayhawk Hotel and Theater create a partnership of paranormal mayhem. Be sure to check out the full apparition of a bum that was captured during a Downtown Tour in the alley of Jayhawk by a tour guest. Maybe you can be as lucky during this get out stop. The Pit, Topeka State Hospital Grounds is a must on this tour. South Kansas Avenue seems to be plagued with a paranormal epidemic, Field of Greens, The Break Room, Hazel Hill and 3-Flower's Metaphysical Treasures, just to name a few. The Downtown Topeka Ghost Tour departs from Celtic Fox Restaurant at 8th and Jackson in Topeka, Kansas

PLEASE REMEMBER TO PRINT OUT YOUR CONFIRMATION PAGE. GTK DOES NOT MAIL TICKETS.

Join us during the day for our Spirits for the Spirited; Paws and the Paranormal Conference and receive a discount on the ghost tour!

Ghost Tours of Kansas 785-851-0856


Emergency Services Showcase

Kansas Expo Centre parking lot
FREE, fun event for families to learn about our first responders, their jobs, and what families can do to help themselves in an emergency.

Jodi Sturgeon- President
785-845-5021 Www.esstopeka.org Find us on Facebook and Twitter too!



Art & Science Museum Day: Perspective, Big & Small, Near & Far

KU Natural History Museum, 1345 Jayhawk Blvd., Lawrence KS 66045
Join us for our next Art & Science Family Day with the Spencer Museum of Art, where there will be activities focused on perspective. What is an object that is near, or far? How do we understand size from big to little? We rely on our eyes, our brains, our experience.

Kitty Steffens, 785-864-4450


36th Annual Art in the Park and Craft Show

Central Park, downtown Marion, Kansas
Annual Art in the Park. Many new artists from several states. Free shuttle bus from West Main or baseball fields on Eisenhower Drive.

Margo Yates, 203 N. Third, Marion, Ks. 620-382-3425


Junior League of Topeka Diaper Drive

Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library
Please join the Junior League of Topeka in kicking off Diaper Need Awareness Week with a kick off and diaper drive at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library! On September 13 at 10am we will kick off the drive during Sing, Dance, Read with Kyler Carpenter. There will be a donation box available for dropping off diapers at the library anytime for 2 weeks, and then on 10am September 27, the diapers will be presented back to The Junior League of Topeka. All donated diapers go to Junior League's a Diaper Depot, where they are distributed to families in need in our own Topeka community. Bring your kids and a pack of diapers and join us in supporting this worthy cause!

Lauren Christ, 785-249-5492, www.jltopeka.org


Topeka Antique Dealers Association Fall Antique Collectable

Manor Conference Centre, Sunflower Ball Room, 17th & Western, Topeka, KS
Shop with over 40 or more dealers, selling antique & collectible furniture, Jewelry, glassware, primitives, toys, coins, and more in an 11,000 sq. ft. air-conditioned room.

MICHELE (785)862-8850
JUNIOR (785)633-3743



JCMS Holiday Market

Junction City, KS
Annual Holiday Market craft vendors needed

Kendra Stuke
785-224-5260



Providence Living Center Garage Sale

1112 SE Republican Topeka, KS 66609
All clothing $.50-1.00

Deana Baldwin Activity Director 233-0588
Tonya Cavitte Activity Asst.



Central Park Autumn Fest

Central Park Community Center
Join us September 13, 2014 for a day of delicious fun. Bring your whole family for a fun-filled day! Experience delicious pies and pound cakes as well as see who will be rewarded.
•Pie contest – Strawberry/Rhubarb, Apple, or Sweet Potatoes - Registration fee: $5.00 ea categories
•Pound Cake- Registration fee: $5.00
Come participate in our pie eating contest, games & listen to live music.
Registrations are accepted on a first come basis, starting August 4, 2014. Handmade craft & commercial items will be allowed
Call Central Park Community Center at 251-2965 to reserve booth, craft/vendor $40, food $30.00. Call Cheryl at 251-2967 for rules and questions.


Cheryl Newton 785-251-2965


Spruce Up Your September

Furniture Mall of Kansas, Topeka, Ks
Free design classes offered by the Furniture Mall of Kansas at the Topeka Location.

http://www.furnituremallofkansas.com/ourclasses.inc



Nature is Our Inspiration for Fall Decorating

Furniture Mall of Kansas, Topeka, Ks
Free design classes offered by the Furniture Mall of Kansas at the Topeka Location.

http://www.furnituremallofkansas.com/ourclasses.inc


Shades of Autumn: Color Trends for Fall

Furniture Mall of Kansas, Topeka, Ks
Free design classes offered by the Furniture Mall of Kansas at the Topeka Location.

http://www.furnituremallofkansas.com/ourclasses.inc



Spruce Up Your September

Furniture Mall of Kansas, Lawrence, Ks
Free design classes offered by the Furniture Mall of Kansas at the Lawrence Location.

http://www.furnituremallofkansas.com/ourclasses.inc



Nature is our Inspiration for Fall Decorating

Furniture Mall of Kansas, Lawrenece, Ks
Free design classes offered by the Furniture Mall of Kansas at the Lawrence Location.

http://www.furnituremallofkansas.com/ourclasses.inc


Shades of Autumn: Color Trends for Fall

Furniture Mall of Kansas, Lawrence, Ks
Free design classes offered by the Furniture Mall of Kansas at the Lawrence Location.

http://www.furnituremallofkansas.com/ourclasses.inc


Spruce Up Your September

Furniture Mall of Kansas, Topeka, Ks
Free design classes offered by the Furniture Mall of Kansas at the Topeka Location.

http://www.furnituremallofkansas.com/ourclasses.inc


Nature is Our Inspiration for Fall Decorating

Furniture Mall of Kansas, Topeka, Ks
Free design classes offered by the Furniture Mall of Kansas at the Topeka Location.

http://www.furnituremallofkansas.com/ourclasses.inc



Shades of Autumn: Color Trends for Fall

Furniture Mall of Kansas, Topeka, Ks

Free design classes offered by the Furniture Mall of Kansas at the Topeka Location.

http://www.furnituremallofkansas.com/ourclasses.inc



Spruce Up Your September

Furniture Mall of Kansas, Lawrence, Ks
Free design classes offered by the Furniture Mall of Kansas at the Lawrence Location.

http://www.furnituremallofkansas.com/ourclasses.inc



Nature is our Inspiration for Fall Decorating

Furniture Mall of Kansas, Lawrenece, Ks
Free design classes offered by the Furniture Mall of Kansas at the Lawrence Location.

http://www.furnituremallofkansas.com/ourclasses.inc


Shades of Autumn: Color Trends for Fall

Furniture Mall of Kansas, Lawrence, Ks
Free design classes offered by the Furniture Mall of Kansas at the Lawrence Location.

http://www.furnituremallofkansas.com/ourclasses.inc


Spread the Holiday Cheer

Furniture Mall of Kansas, Lawrence, Ks
Free design classes offered by the Furniture Mall of Kansas at the Lawrence Location.

http://www.furnituremallofkansas.com/ourclasses.inc



Ring Out the Joy With Bells

Furniture Mall of Kansas, Lawrence, Ks
Free design classes offered by the Furniture Mall of Kansas at the Lawrence Location.

http://www.furnituremallofkansas.com/ourclasses.inc



Visions of Sugarplums

Furniture Mall of Kansas, Lawrence, Ks
Free design classes offered by the Furniture Mall of Kansas at the Lawrence Location.

http://www.furnituremallofkansas.com/ourclasses.inc


Spread the Holiday Cheer

Furniture Mall of Kansas, Lawrence, Ks
Free design classes offered by the Furniture Mall of Kansas at the Lawrence Location.

http://www.furnituremallofkansas.com/ourclasses.inc


Ring Out the Joy With Bells

Furniture Mall of Kansas, Lawrence, Ks
Free design classes offered by the Furniture Mall of Kansas at the Lawrence Location.

http://www.furnituremallofkansas.com/ourclasses.inc


Visions of Sugarplums

Furniture Mall of Kansas, Lawrence, Ks
Free design classes offered by the Furniture Mall of Kansas at the Lawrence Location.

http://www.furnituremallofkansas.com/ourclasses.inc


Spread the Holiday Cheer

Furniture Mall of Kansas, Topeka, Ks
Free design classes offered by the Furniture Mall of Kansas at the Topeka Location.


http://www.furnituremallofkansas.com/ourclasses.inc



Ring Out the Joy With Bells

Furniture Mall of Kansas, Topeka, Ks
Free design classes offered by the Furniture Mall of Kansas at the Topeka Location.

http://www.furnituremallofkansas.com/ourclasses.inc



Visions of Sugarplums

Furniture Mall of Kansas, Topeka, Ks
Free design classes offered by the Furniture Mall of Kansas at the Topeka Location.

http://www.furnituremallofkansas.com/ourclasses.inc


Spread the Holiday Cheer

Furniture Mall of Kansas, Topeka, Ks
Free design classes offered by the Furniture Mall of Kansas at the Topeka Location.

http://www.furnituremallofkansas.com/ourclasses.inc



Ring Out the Joy With Bells

Furniture Mall of Kansas, Topeka, Ks
Free design classes offered by the Furniture Mall of Kansas at the Topeka Location.

http://www.furnituremallofkansas.com/ourclasses.inc


Visions of Sugarplums

Furniture Mall of Kansas, Topeka, Ks
Free design classes offered by the Furniture Mall of Kansas at the Topeka Location.

http://www.furnituremallofkansas.com/ourclasses.inc


Science on Tap: The Evolution of Galaxies, with Greg Rudnick

Free State Brewing Co., Lawrence, KS
"Greg Rudnick, associate professor of physics and astronomy

How do astronomers study galaxies billions of light years away and billions of years in the past? Greg Rudnick will take us to a galaxy far, far away -- or a few of them -- for a talk about what a galaxy is, how we scientists observe them, and how we can indirectly study their evolution, even though the scale of time is far beyond a human lifetime."

Kitty Steffens, 785-864-4450


Children's Fishing Derby

Overbrook
6th Annual Children's Fishing Derby at the Children's Fishing Pond at Jones Park in Overbrook. Free with prizes awarded. Ages 16 and younger. Thank you to all of our Sponsors!

Jim Koger Overbrook City Clerk 785-665-7328


Salute our Heroes Gala

Topeka Capitol Plaza Hotel
Honor their sacrifice, salute thier service and celebrate our freedom at the 2nd Annual Salute our Heroes Gala!

Help show your support for our 2.3 million troops serving today and nearly 23 million veterans world wide.

Becky Spaulding
www.militaryveteranproject.org



Greek Food Festival

SS. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church 2516 SW Huntoon St. Topeka, KS
10th Annual Open House and Greek Food Festival, featuring your choice of lamb Gyros, chicken Souvlakia or vegetarian Falafel dinners with Dolmades, Spanikopita Hummus & Pita, Greek Olives and Feta Cheese. Also available: Baklava and Greek pastries. TakeHome Market and Open House with displays of Eastern Christian Art. History and Thought. More info at www.peterandpaul.net

John Weber 785-232-6275
jweb628@swbell.net



Harvesters Kick off to September 11 Remembrance

Sep 10, 2014 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Topeka Harvesters
Join Harvesters for an evening of service and remembrance. 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. - Emergency vehicles and emergency response agencies on hand to answer questions and share information. 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. - Volunteer activity packing food to distribute to those in the community.

Volunteers are encouraged to bring non-perishable food donations for Harvesters to the event. Space is limited. Sign up now! Please RSVP and reserve your spot.

Contact Jannett Wiens for more information at jwiens@harvesters.org or call 785-861-7711.


2014 Winter Wonderland 5K Run to Benefit TARC

Lake Shawnee - Reynolds Lodge, Topeka, KS
Enjoy the glistening lights of beautiful Winter Wonderland as you bring in the 2014 Holiday Season with a brisk 5K Run or Walk. The event will take place on Saturday, November 22. Check-in/Registration will be located at Lake Shawnee - Reynolds Lodge beginning at 3:30 p.m. Following the run, there will be an awards ceremony with refreshments and chili provided by Wendy's. Wear your best holiday costume to liven up the party while you run. Prizes will be awarded to the best dressed runners.

http://www.sunflowergames.com/winterwonderland
sunflowergames@sbcglobal.net



Free Movie Night

Highland Heights Christian Church, 2930 SE Teumseh Rd., (SE 29th & Tecumseh Rd.)
Movie to be shown: "God's Not Dead". Popcorn, snacks & water provided. No charge.

Bev Renner - 379-5642


Labor Day Weekend Breakfast

American Legion Post 225, Ozawkie, Kansas
Open to public All You Can Eat Breakfast

Margaret Cunningham, 316-990-6240


Spiritual Dimensions: Presentation with Readings by Traci Bray, Psychic Medium

Burlington, Kansas
Coffey County Historical Museum Presents:
Spiritual Dimensions: Presentation with Readings by Traci Bray, Psychic Medium
Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.
Tickets: $20 in advance or $25 day of event
Traci will discuss her work and life as a psychic medium inviting audience questions about the same. She will offer a sampling of readings randomly to audience members. Although Traci will be giving random readings, purchasing of a ticket does not guarantee a reading. More information about Traci may be obtained from her website, www.tracibray.com. Refreshments will be available.
Tickets go on sale on Monday, September 1st at the Coffey County Historical Museum, 1101 Neosho Street, Burlington, KS.
This is a fundraiser for the Coffey County Historical Museum. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/coffeymuseum or call toll free (888) 877-2653.


Coffey County Museum
1101 Neosho St
Burlington, KS 66839



2014 Junior League of Topeka Merry Market

Kansas Expocentre's Ag Hall, Topeka, KS
Please join us for shopping local, regional and national businesses at the Kansas Expocentre's Ag Hall! The market is open to the public, free of charge during specified hours; special even tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance through our website.

Please visit our website for details and/or to purchase tickets for our special events at http://www.jltopeka.org/fundraisers/merry-market/.

Lindsey Douglas, 2014 Merry Market Chair, 785-506-2694, merrymarket@jltopeka.org


Community Lecture: "The Child Refugee Crisis, and its Roots in US Policy"

Lawrence Public Library, Lawrence, KS
Jennifer Harbury
Attorney, author and human rights activist Jennifer Harbury discuss the influx of immigrants at the US/Mexico border, the causes of the crisis, and possible solutions.
September 24, 2014
07:00 pm
Lawrence, Kan., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.
(785) 864-4213
latamst@ku.edu


KU CLACS (785) 864-4213



Creations of Hope: An exhibit by artists experiencing mental illness

The Upstage Gallery, 720 SW Jackson, Topeka, 785-233-4295
The 10th annual "Creations of Hope" art exhibit kicks off  National Mental Illness Awareness Week with an opening reception on Friday Oct. 3rd, 5-8 pm.  "Creations of Hope" is a professional juried art exhibit featuring the work of  artists experiencing mental illness.  The event will display work by over 100 artist from across the region and will be exhibited through October at The Upstage Gallery, 720 SW Jackson, Topeka.   “Creations of Hope” strives to raise awareness and widen views of mental illness by providing an event that celebrates creativity, strength, and hope rather than focusing on disability.   Valeo Behavioral Health Care sponsors “Creations of Hope“ in partnership with The Upstage Gallery and support from the Topeka Community Foundation.

Cara Weeks, Valeo BHC, 785-783-7558


Beau Arndt Outdoor Day

Camp Alexander Emporia, Ks.
Youth Outdoor Day

Rhonda Zornes (620)344-4710


Route 24 club Car and Bike Show

Perry Fall Festival, down town Perry Kansas
Fall Festival (7-7) & Car and Bike Show (11-3) registration starts at 8:00am, with breakfast (7-10am), walk/run (8am), venders, games, tractor pull (10am), artiest, The Jeff Lux Band (4-7pm)

Terry Breason with Route 24 Car and Bike Club, H:785-597-5596, C:785-865-6241


Prairie Band Casino & Resort Charity Classic presented by Toyota

Firekeeper Golf Course Mayetta, KS
Enjoy great golf action at this first year event on the Symetra Tour, the official Road to the LPGA. The tournament, which will feature 144 professional women golfers from 27 countries, takes place September 5-7, 2014 at Firekeeper Golf course at the Prairie Band Casino & Resort in Mayetta, KS. The tournament’s charitable beneficiaries are The Boys& Girls Club of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation and the Folds of Honor Foundation. Tickets to the Prairie Band Casino & Resort Charity Classic presented by Toyota are $10 for adults and free for children 16 and under and parking is free. Information: www.Firekeepergolf.com

Mary Altman 904-339-2387 Maryhaltman@live.com


Capitol Craze 5k Obstacle Run and Muddy Buddy Mile

Historic St Francis River Hill, 6th and Wanamanker
Unbelievably fun Mud and trail run to support Haiti Lifeline Ministries. There is also a one-mile Muddy Buddy run for kids. All proceeds to to support the children at Center Children International Lifeline d'Haiti. Visit www.capitolcraze.com for more information and registration

Amanda Budden


Science Saturday: Skulls & Bones

University of Kansas Natural History Museum, 1345 Jayhawk Bvd., Lawrence, Ks, 66045
What's under your skin? Bones and skulls are the "hard bits" in vertebrates that give bodies a frame, and they are the parts most likely to be found as fossils. Come to Science Saturday to learn all about the cells, minerals and proteins that make up bone, put together a human skeleton, and explore bone fossils with our paleontology students.

Kitty Steffens, 785-864-4450


Kaw Valley Farm Tour

farms along the Kaw River Valley
a self-guided tour of 27 farms in 6 counties along the Kaw River
Valley. A unique opportunity to visit farms and meet farmers. Alpacas to Zucchini! Activities for children and adults. Tickets are $10 per carload, good for both days. Info on participating farms and tickets available at www.kawvalleyfarmtour.org

www.kawvalleyfarmtour.org
Lashuck@ksu.edu



Friends of Silver Lake Library Annual Book Sale

Masonic Hall - Main Street, Silver Lake, KS
Great book deals! Prices per book or purchase by the bag full - paper or plastic. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Silver Lake Library.

Silver Lake Library - 785-582-5141


57th Annual Biblesta Parade

Humboldt, KS
The Biblesta Parade celebration features gospel music throughout the day, children's activities, 3K Walk/5K Run, Biblesta After Dark Youth Rally, bean feed and the one-of-kind Biblesta Parade. For a schedule of events, go to www.biblesta.com.

Larry Barnett - 620-473-3374 - biblesta@biblesta.com


Clothing Exchange

Topeka Free Methodist Church 3450 SE Indiana Ave. Topeka, KS 66605
The Clothing Exchange will be open Saturday, August 30, from 10:00am - 2:00pm and Saturday, September 6 from 10:00am - 2:00pm. The Clothing Exchange offers free clothing and small household items. People may also bring used clothing to share. Clothing needs to be in good condition (you would still wear it) and clean. For more information please visit the website: www.topekafmc.org ... or call the church:785-266-6610.

Mark Waterhouse
785-266-6610
topekafmc@gmail.com



Clothing Exchange

Topeka Free Methodist Church 3450 SE Indiana Ave. Topeka, KS 66605
The Clothing Exchange will be open Saturday, August 30, from 10:00am - 2:00pm and Saturday, September 6 from 10:00am - 2:00pm. The Clothing Exchange offers free clothing and small household items. People may also bring used clothing to share. Clothing needs to be in good condition (you would still wear it) and clean. For more information visit the church website: www.topekafmc.org ... or call the church: 785-266-6610

Mark Waterhouse
785-266-6610
topekafmc@gmail.com



SPIRITS FOR THE SPIRITED PAWS AND THE PARANORMAL CONFERENCE

TOPEKA, KANSAS
Spirits for the Spirited
Paws and the Paranormal Conference
DATE: SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13TH 2014
TIME: 9:30AM-4:30PM
PLACE: HELPING HANDS HUMANE SHELTER
ADDRESS: 5720 SW 21ST ST., TOPEKA, KANSAS
FULL THROTTLE PARANORMAL FUN BENEFITING OUR 4-LEGGED FRIENDS! VENDORS, GUEST SPEAKERS, SPECIAL PRIZE DRAWINGS, INTERACTIVE EVENTS, AND CRUISE THE HALLS OF THE SHELTER TO ADOPT THE PET OF YOUR DREAMS. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS INCLUDE ANIMAL REIKEI, ANIMAL COMMUNICATION, NUTRITIONAL HEALING, GHOST HUNTING, MOST HAUNTED PLACES, MEDIUM SESSIONS AND MUCH MORE.

PLUS Downtown Topeka Ghost Tour @ 8pm SPECIAL PRICE OF 15.00PP FOR CONFERENCE ATTENDEES



GHOST TOURS OF KANSAS
785-851-0856
INFO@GHOSTTOURSOFKANSAS.COM



39th Annual Huff 'n Puff Hot Air Balloon Rally

Lake Shawnee, Tinmen Circle
Hot Air Balloon Rally featuring 30 balloons

Sterling Emerson
785-207-5238



Huff 'n Puff Hot Air Balloon Training

Lake Shawnee, Tinman Circle
Hot Air Balloon Training open to all public. Learn how hot air balloons work and how to crew for one. Volunteer to crew at this years Huff 'n Puff.

Tim Rumpel


Family Day from the Flint Hills Discovery Center

Flint Hills Discovery Center: Manhattan
Free Admission. Celebrate the Flint Hills with family-friendly activities and enjoy free access to all exhibits and the Immersive Experience Theater!

http://www.flinthillsdiscovery.org/


Alishia Curtis, curtis@cityofmhk.com


TWISTED! A Fiber Arts Festival Featuring: Art of the Craft a Juried Fiber Art Exhibit

Highland Park United Methodist Church 2914 SE Michigan Topeka, KS
Potwin Fiber Artisans will host the 5th Annual fiber arts festival featuring: a juried fiber art exhibit, fine & wearable fiber art creations, raw product including had spun & dyed yarn & fiber and much more. Admission is free. Vendors and artists on site. Saturday will feature fiber art demonstrations from needle felting, spinning, knitting, crochet, weaving & more!

Potwin Fiber Artisans www.potwinfiber.org


St. Marys City Market

George J. Perry Memorial Armory, 110 S. 5th, St. Marys, KS 66536
Craft and Vendor Show - No admission charge

Darlene McGranahan - 785-437-6835


St. Marys City Market

George J. Perry Memorial Armory, 110 S. 5th, St. Marys, KS 66536
Craft and Vendor Show - No admission.

Darlene McGranahan, 785-437-6835


Women's Night Out

Sunflower Ballroom, Maner Conference Center Topeka Kansas
Enjoy an evening of fun, shopping, food, wine and beer while listening to the sounds of the Big Show Dueling Pianos

Jan Michel, janm@ywcatopeka.org; 785-435-8119


Laboratory Health Fair

Ellsworth Senior Center, 115 E. North Main, Ellsworth
No appointment necessary. No insurance billed. Cash or check only. Fasting necessary for most tests to be performed. Pre-registration is available online at www.ewmed.com.

Beth Vallier, Ellsworth County Medical Center, 1604 Aylward Ave., 785-472-5028 ext. 328.


Come Celebrate with Laura Geller Beauty & Beauty Brands

BEAUTY BRANDS TOPEKA 5820 SW 21ST STREET TOPEKA, KS 66604
Please join Laura Geller national make-up artist Marissa Rudolph for an ultimate day of beauty!

Get in on the hottest makeup trends of the season with tips & techniques straight from the pro. NYC make-up artist, Marissa Rudolph, will be making a special guest appearance at Beauty Brands offering complimentary make-up consultations & personalized make-up advice on how to achieve a complete, happiful look.


Paulie Tuazon, (212) 995-1777


Sunflower Fair 2014

Salina Bicentennial Center, Salina, KS
Your premier health and wellness event including exhibits, experts and speakers, silent auction, honorees and fun plus lunch! All this for just $20 before Sept. 12. $25 at the door. Walk-ins welcome Call 800-432-2703

Cindy Brake
785-776-9294
North Central Flint-Hills Area Agency on Aging



2nd Hand Sale

Elmont United Methodist Church, 6635 NW Church Lane, Topeka, Kansas
Sale of items gently used - Clothes, houseware, furniture, toys, books, etc. Our items just may be your treasure!

Elmont UMC 785-286-4521


Veterans Day Parade

Topeka Kansas
Veterans Parade

William D. Thompson


Shawnee Heights Fire District 5K Fire Walk/Run

Lake Shawnee, Reynolds Lodge
5K walk/run commemorating SHFD 75th Anniversary

register at www.active.com or call Shawnee heights Fire District, 785-379-0566


Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's

Lyon County Fairgrounds, Emporia
Walk to End Alzheimer’s unites the entire community — family, friends, co-workers, social and religious groups and more --- in a display of combined strength and dedication in the fight against Alzheimer's disease. While there is no fee to register, each participant is encouraged to fundraise in order to contribute to the cause and raise awareness.

Register online today at www.alzwalkemporia.org or contact Judy at 620-343-0415 or jschroeder55@yahoo.com for a paper registration form.

Judy Schroeder
620.343.0415



Pawsible Dream Auction

The Oread Hotel 1200 Oread Ave., Lawrence, KS
Now in its 20th year, the Pawsible Dream Auction continues to be a popular Lawrence tradition and the premier fundraising event for the Lawrence Humane Society. This year’s theme, “Viva Paws Vegas,” sets the tone for a lively evening of silent and live auction bidding, gaming tables, adoptable animals, refreshments, and entertainment.

Individual tickets are $75 or purchase a table for 10 for $700. Tickets are also available for purchase at the door. To purchase tickets or to become a sponsor visit our website, LawrenceHumane.org

Lawrence Humane Society
785-843-6835
LawrenceHumane.org



Alumni Exhibition, Washburn University Art Department

Mulvane Art Museum
As part of Washburn University’s 150th anniversary celebration and the Mulvane’s 90th birthday, the Alumni Exhibition will showcase new works by the University’s most active and successful artists. We are very pleased to show works by artists who graduated in every decade

Julie Myers 1-785-670-2425 julie.myers1@washburn.edu