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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


Imagine Art for a Lifetime, 90th Anniversary Gala

Mulvane Art Museum, Topeka
In honor of the Mulvane’s 90th anniversary, we will be holding a Silent Auction and Gala Fundraising Event on October 10th. An exhibition of art to be sold

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


Panel Discussion: Art Life after School

Mulvane Art Museum, Topeka
A panel of Washburn Art Faculty members will discuss the Alumni Exhibition. How has the work of former students changed after they graduated? Are there commonalities in the work of artists who graduated in the same decade? Can any conclusions be drawn from this exhibition about the history of art training at Washburn?

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


The Lester In Concert

Berryton United Methodist Church, 7010 SE Berryton Rd, Berryton, KS
Appearing Soon
THE LESTERS
Southern Gospel Group
Thursday August 21, 2014
Two shows - 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Berryton United Methodist Church
7010 SE Berryton Rd
Love Offering - Concessions Available


Berryton United Methodist Church - 785-862-9056
Ken Sutton 785-224-9022



Emerald City Cosmopolitan Club Garage Sale

37th and Michigan Topeka, Ks American Legion Post #1
Huge garage sale

Edna
edna10@att.net



Topeka Pride

NOTO Arts District, North Kansas Avenue from Norris Street to Gordon Street in historic North Topeka, KS
3 pm - 8 pm with after party from 8 pm until Midnight

NOTO Arts District, North Kansas Avenue from Norris Street to Gordon Street in historic North Topeka, KS

A celebration of love and life.
There will be street performances such as Topeka High's Drum Line, fire twirlers, hoopers. Equal rights and diversity speakers, DJ and stage performances as well as musicians of all genre sprinkled throughout the two block area. This is a family event with activities for children as well as adults. Bouncy house, henna tattoos, face painting, balloon artists, sidewalk chalk creations, the US Army's climbing wall, etc.

The after party is for adults only and will be held inside Serendipity from 8 pm until midnight! There will be a minimal cover charge of 5$ to pay for the entertainment inside Serendipity.
Topekapride.org

Dan Brennan 785-249-3651 dnbrnnn@gmail.com


First Annual Members Day

KU Natural History Museum 1345 Jayhawk Blvd. Lawrence, KS 66045
Celebrate the completion of new and improved exhibits that tell stories from pre-Columbian archaeology to excavation of a Tyrannosaurus rex fossil, to the role of microbes to the color red in nature. Try reassembling our human skeleton and create your own wildflower seed bomb. Plus, bring a blanket and stay for ice cream and a movie: at 8:30, the museum will offer the 1982 classic E.T. on an inflatable screen on the south lawn.

Members, guests, and those curious about the benefits of membership are welcome!

Kitty Steffens, biodiversity@ku.edu, 785-964-4450


Barbara's Conservatory of Dance: Dance Fest

4300 SW Huntoon Topeka, Kansas 66604
A fun-filled afternoon for the community of free half hour dance classes, crafts, games, and performance by current Barbara's Conservatory dancers! Stop by between 1:00 and 4:00 to see the studio, meet the dancers, watch an in-studio performance, and try a class!

Free classes schedule:

1:00-1:30 Ballet ages 10 & up
1:00-1:30 Hip Hop ages 8 & up

1:30-2:00 Ballet ages 3-5
1:30-2:00 Modern ages 8 & up

2:00-2:30 DEMONSTRATION by current dancers

2:30-3:00 Ballet ages 6-10
2:30-3:00 Liturgical ages 8 & up
2:30-3:00 Tap ages 4-6

3:00-3:30 Jazz ages 6-10
3:00-3:30 Lyrical ages 8 & up

3:30-4:00 Tap ages 6-10
3:30-4:00 Broadway Jazz ages 8 & up

Barbara's Conservatory of Dance
785-272-5991
info@barbarasconservatoryofdance.com
www.barbarasconservatoryofdance.com



Emerald City Cosmopolital Club Annual Garage Sale

8am to 5pm
Huge sale

Edna @ edna10@att.net


Nitty Gritty Tie Dye Run

Emporia State University- Plumb Hall
The Nitty Gritty Tie-Dye Run is a 5K fun-run that is going to be held on the Emporia State University's campus on September 6, 2014 at 10am. During this run participants are doused from head to toe in different colors at each kilometer! The fun continues at the finish line with a gigantic “Color Festival,” using more colored powder. This event is ideal for first-time 5k runners/walkers or experienced runners who want to have some fun! The entry fee for the race is ONLY $25 for adults, and $15 for children 12 and under!! All proceeds from the event will go to the “Children’s Champion Network”
Sponsored By: Emporia State University, Union Activities Council, Associated Student Government, Community Hornets & ESU Recreation Services.

Whitney Slater 620-341-5944


F.W. Huston Medical Center Fall Fundraiser

JF County North High School, 302 Fifth St., Winchester, KS 66097
Silent & Live Auction ~ Live Entertainment ~ Dinner
Grilled Smoked Pork Chop, Potato Casserole, Green Beans, Salad & Roll

Saturday, September 20, 2014
5 pm to 8 pm

$25.00 per adult
$8.00 per child (12 & under)
Purchase tickets from our Board Members, our Admissions Office or Pharmacy.

Serving at:
Jefferson County North High School
302 Fifth Street, Winchester, Kansas
(2 blocks south of Hospital)

Celebrating 58 Years of Service!

Denise Spainhower
(913) 774-4340



Mass Food Distribution

625 Polk St. Topeka, Ks
Mass Food Distribution

Peggy @ 633-7886


mass Food Distribution

625 Polk st. Topeka, KS
Mass Food Distribution

Peggy @ 633-7886


Microchip Clinic

Lawrence Humane Society, 1805 E. 19th St., Lawrence, KS
The Lawrence Humane Society is offering a microchip clinic August 25th-31st. Microchipping provides a permanent way to identify your pet, and won’t break loose or wear away like tags and collars can. Microchips will cost $10 for one animal or $15 for two. No appointment needed!

Lawrence Humane Society 785-843-6835 http://www.lawrencehumane.org


Half Way to the Green Golf Tournament

Lawrence, KS
The Lawrence St. Patrick's Day Parade is hosting the 2nd Annual Half Way to the Green Golf Tournament on September 13, 2014 at Alvamar Country Club in Lawrence, KS. All proceeds to benefit local charities serving children. Since 1988, the Lawrence St. Patrick's Day Parade has given over $800,000 back to the Lawrence community. More information about the tournament can be found at www.lawrencestpatricksdayparade.com.

info@lawrencestpatricksdayparade.com


Walking Downtown Topeka Ghost Tour

Topeka, Kansas
733 S. Kansas is the place to start the Downtown Topeka walking ghost tour Saturday, August 23rd at 8PM

Learn the history and haunts of Downtown South Kansas Avenue. Highlights include the Capitol Building, Hazel Hill Chocolates, Jayhawk Theater and Tower and many more. This one hour, less than one mile walking tour covers the whino apparition caught in the alley by camera and numerous other spooky spirits. Cost is 10.00 pp and depart 3-Flower's Metaphysical Treasures 733 S. Kansas avenue at 8PM.

www.ghosttoursofkansas.com
info@ghosttoursofkansas.com
785-851-0856

Ghost Tours of Kansas 785-851-0856


Shawnee Heights United Methodist Church Blood Drive

Shawnee Heights United Methodist Church, Tecumseh, KS
Blood Drive; The Shawnee Heights United Methodist Church in Tecumseh will be hosting a blood drive on Monday, August 4th between the hours of 3-6pm. Everyone attending Community Blood Center blood drives scheduled June 1-Sept. 2, 2014, is eligible to win a Disney World Family Adventure worth $10,470. The trip includes round-trip airfare, accommodations for four nights at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando and a $1,050 Disney gift card redeemable for park admission, food and souvenirs.

Janice Cordry


Topeka Community Blood Drive

Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library
The Topeka and Shawnee County Library will be hosting a community blood drive on Wednesday, August 20th between the hours of 10am-2pm. Everyone attending Community Blood Center blood drives scheduled June 1-Sept. 2, 2014, is eligible to win a Disney World Family Adventure worth $10,470. The trip includes round-trip airfare, accommodations for four nights at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando and a $1,050 Disney gift card redeemable for park admission, food and souvenirs.

April VanBecelaere


North Topeka First Friday Evening Farmer's Market

1901 N. Kansas Avenue - Moose Lodge Parking Lot
First Friday Evening Farmer's Market, set up starts at 4pm

Call 785-250-6788


The Exceptions in Concert

Moose Lodge, 1901 N Kansas Avenue, Topeka, KS
THE EXCEPTIONS will be at the Moose Lodge doing a show!! Tickets will be available for $10.00 in advance at selected outlets and from lodge members or $ 12.00 at the door. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Rescue Mission. The doors will open at 6:30PM and there will be food and drinks available for puchase. This will be an open seating event so get your tickets and get there early!!

Moose Lodge phone - 785-235-5050



North Topeka Farmer's Market

Moose Lodge parking Lot, 1901 N Kansas Avenue, Topeka, KS
Farmer's market set up starts at 4pm, in conjunction with North Topeka's First Friday Events.

Moose Lodge - 785-235-5050


Leavenworth Walking Ghost Tour and Tunnel Tour

500 Shawnee, Leavenworth, kansas
Leavenworth Walking Ghost Tour and Tunnel Tours approaching August 9th! Get your tickets now! Was it an underground city? Was it a stop on the Underground Railraod? How about secret tunnels to transport illegal alcohol and cigars into the city of Leavenworth? This is your chance to let your mind ponder and explore the what is and what was of days gone by. First City First Haunts offers a tour of the most haunted locations in Leavenworth. Along with the tunnel tour, Leavenworth Ghost tour offers in depth history and haunts of downtown Leavenworth. Partake in the grandeur and splendor of magnificent architecture and take a few minutes to shop at some of the locations if you must. This one mile walking tour targets haunted hot spots including First City Photo, Santa Fe Depot Diner, The Book Barn, Leavenworth Theater and several more. Our feature begins at Candle Queen Candles Gift Boutique, 500 Shawnee Street, Leavenworth, Kansas. Cost for a 1 hour ghost tour and tunnel tour is 20.00 pp. Tickets can be purchased at www.ghosttoursofkansas.com. You must pre-order to reserve your spot. Tours will depart once a month beginning August 9th. Tours will depart from Candle Queen Candles at 11AM, 1PM and 3PM. Purchase your tickets online at www.ghosttoursofkansas.com. info@ghosttoursofkansas.com 785-851-0856

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Thunder in the Ville Truck & Tractor Pulls

Leonardville, KS
Friday evening at 7:00 the Nebraska Power Pullers and Flint Hills Truck Pullers Association and Larry the Cable Guy and Pee Wee Herman will entertain the crowd.

Saturday evening Larry and Pee Wee Impersonators will get the crowd warmed up to bring the Missouri State Tractor Pullers Association onto the track. There will be a fireworks show and Larry the Cable Guy Impersonator will draw the winner of the 2013 Polaris Ranger Raffle.

There will be a beer garden, concessions and free inflatables for the kids! Plan to have a FUN time in Leonardville!

Dennis Hagenmaier
13900 Barton Rd
Leonardville, KS. 66449
(785) 293-5511



Topeka Pride

NOTO Arts District, North Kansas Avenue from Norris Street to Gordon Street in historic North Topeka, KS
A celebration of love and life.
There will be street performances such as Topeka High's Drum Line, fire twirlers, hoopers. Equal rights and diversity speakers, DJ and stage performances as well as musicians of all genre sprinkled throughout the two block area. This is a family event with activities for children as well as adults. Bouncy house, henna tattoos, face painting, balloon artists, sidewalk chalk creations, the US Army's climbing wall, etc.

The after party is for adults only and will be held inside Serendipity from 8 pm until midnight! There will be a minimal cover charge to pay for the entertainment inside Serendipity.

Dan Brennan 785-249-3651 Topekapride.org


India Fest Topeka

Big Gage Shelter House, Topeka, Kan.
Since 2003, IndiaFest has achieved its goal of introducing Indian culture in its myriad forms to the people of Topeka. The event offers diverse cuisine from different regions of India, photo opportunities for Topekans to picture themselves in traditional Indian garb, and mehendi or henna application. All of this food is home made and donated by volunteers. There is also a sale of a variety of Indian handicrafts and costume jewelry. All of the net proceeds from this event are donated every year to a local charity. This year the event will benefit TARC!

Briana Holmes, bholmes@tarcinc.org, 785.506.8720 or Dr. Sunil Gotru, drsunilg@gmail.com or 316.993.4612


35th Apple Festival

Old Prairie Town at Ward-Meade Historic Site





ADMISSION:$5 in advance or $6 at the gate. Children 12 and under are free. Take the FREE bus from the Judicial Building (301 SW 10th Ave) parking lot.
Advanced tickets can be purchased at all Topeka Dillons locations, the Parks and Recreation Administration office (3137 SE 29th St), or at Old Prairie Town.
You are invited to see all of the wonderful changes Old Prairie Town at Ward-Meade Historic Site has made when you spend the day at this Topeka tradition. There will be new entertainment and activities. This festival is our main fundraiser each year and your support keeps this pioneer tradition alive for the whole community to enjoy.
FOOD:Enjoy everything from Bierocks to Barbecue, Turkey Legs, Sarsaparilla to Green Rivers. And, of course, apples and more apples in caramel, in pies, in fritters, and in the cider!
DEMONSTRATIONS: Our dedicated and talented volunteers will demonstrate traditional pioneer skills and crafts: quilting, weaving and spinning, blacksmithing, and other almost-lost arts. Visit the annual Quilt Show in the Lingo Livery Stable.
ENTERTAINMENT: Music, laughter, fun and enlightenment provided by our roving musicians and entertainers. There’s even more excitement on the main stage: find a list of musicians and performers on our website.
FOLK ARTS & CRAFTS IN THE GARDENS: Explore the “Peddler’s Village” in the botanical gardens filled with artisans selling their wares. We have new crafters plus many popular favorites.
OUR VINTAGE STORES
The Potwin Drug Store and Mulvane General Store will be open for your shopping pleasure. Choose form Victorian items, antique reproduction toys, unique gift items and cards. When you’re done there, indulge yourself to old-fashioned candy and a soda fountain or ice cream treat.
HISTORIC BUILDINGS
Let our costumed volunteers guide you through our historic buildings with stories of years gone by. Visit the cabin, the Everest Church, the mansion, the
one-room school house, the Pauline Depot and more!




Cost:


$5 advance purchase - Topeka Dillons locations, Old Prairie Town office; $6 at the gate, Children 12 & under Free




Age Suitability :
All Ages




Website:


http://parksandrec.snco.us




Type:
Parks & Recreational


John Bell


Pony Express Festival

Hollenberg Pony Express Station State Historic Site, 2889 23rd Rd., Hanover, Kans.
Day long festival with over 40 demonstrators, circuit rider preacher, entertainment, Pony Express re-enactment with mochila exchange, food.

Katherine McCartney at hollenberg@kshs.org
or Jim Scheetz at merkury@bluevalley.net



"Disney's FROZEN", Mini Production!

The Topeka Masonic Theater
Musical Theater Session

"Disney's FROZEN", Mini Production!

Saturday August 2nd 2014 at
Tickets only $5.00 in advance, purchase online at www.breesdanceattic.com

$7.00 at the door

Children 5 and under free!!



We will see you there!


Jenny Brees/ Holly Marx


Antiques: What's It Worth?

Coffey County Museum; 1101 Neosho St; Burlington, KS 66839
Ever wonder if that family heirloom is the real deal? Think that yard sale bargain might be worth a lot more than you paid? Find out what it is worth at the Coffey County Museum (1101 Neosho Street; Burlington, Kansas 66839) on Saturday, August 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Only an informal verbal approximation of value will be given. Money raised will go towards the restoration of the Rural Dale School (one-room school house) and the Beth Church that is located on the museum's property. Note: Please sheath or wrap any sword, knife or sharp object to prevent injury. Only unloaded firearms allowed; ammunition will not be allowed into the event. Security will be checking these items at the door. Cost is $7 per item or $15 for three items. There is a three item limit per person.

Erin
888-877-2653
visit.us@coffeymuseum.org



West Ridge Mall Back to School Event

West Ridge Mall
West Ridge Mall will hosts its annual back to school event on Saturday, August 2, which will feature activities for students of all ages throughout the day. From 10 a.m. to noon, young scholars can enjoy carnival games, face painting, balloon animals, and fun prizes at the annual Back at It event. And from 2 to 4 p.m., the mall will welcome older students to take part in a school spirit contest, enjoy local performances, and win prizes.

Kate Shambrook, 3176847711


Winter Wonderland a Benefit for TARC

Lake Shawnee Campground Topeka, Ks
The 17th Annual Winter Wonderland is a memorable two-mile drive through sparkling holiday lights and beautiful displays with magical animation and illumination!

Briana Holmes | 785.232.0597 | bholmes@tarcinc.org


2014 Highland Park High School Homecoming Parade

2424 SE California Ave.
We are inviting you to join us Friday, October 3rd, 2014, at 2pm for our Highland Park High School Homecoming Parade. Please come and join our students, Booster Club, Alumni Chapter, and parents as we march from Highland Park High School to 29th and California.

Our goal is to not only generate spirit and support for our athletic teams, but also to showcase our community pride. If interested in participating, contact 785-274-6007 no later than 09/29/2014.

Thanks in advance for your support of Highland Park High School. REMEMBER.....ITS GREAT TO BE A SCOT!


Elena Johnson HPHS 2424 SE California Ave. 785-274-6007


21st Annual MLK Grande Parade

Midtown Houston-1300 Holman Street-Houston, Tx 77004
The MLK Grande Parade is The Largest Single Day Multicultural Activity In The U.S. That Commemorate The MLK National Holiday Observance. The Parade Originate On january 19, 2015 In Houston's Midtown On San Jacinto Street & Elgin Street Beginning @ 10A Featuring More Than 200 Culturally Diverse Performing Groups From Across The Nation Including 20 Award Winning Marching Bands. Learn More @ http://www.mlkgrandeparade.org Or Call 713-953-1633.

Charles Stamps
713-953-1633



Backpack Bash

3033 SW MacVicar Ave., parking lot of First Baptist Church
Giving away backpacks with school supplies.

Verlee Sanneman, 785-267-0380


12th Annual Justin Corbet Memorial Fundraiser Shoot

Ravenwood - 10147 SW 61st St. Topeka
Sporting Clays Fundraiser to Benefit Justin Corbet Foundation. $40 Entry includes biscuit & gravy breakfast & lunch. Bucket prizes.

Ken Corbet 785-256-6444
ravenwoodhpsc@aol.com



Topeka and Saturday Women's Connection " All That Jazz" Luncheon

Topeka and SN CO Public Library 1515 SW 10th Topeka Ks
Tempe Brown, S.C. former Jazz singer will preform and speak

Jeanie 785 233-1387 or Arlene 785-233-0701


timeshare liquidation seminar

Topeka, Kansas
Educating timeshare owners on all their exit options; Ozark Liquidation Inc. does NOT sell or resell timeshare weeks or any other travel type services; limited seating, reservations by phone required.

417-251-9025

Ozark Liquidation 417-251-9025