The March C5Alive “POWER” Luncheon will be held March 12, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Thornton Place. The featured speaker will be Tabitha Petefish. The meeting will feature information on options available in Assisted Living, Independent Living, Long-Term Care, nursing homes, etc. A special meal will be catered by the Thornton Place chef.
The cost to attend the luncheon is $10 for C5Alive members and first-time guests who RSVP, and $12 at the door. Non-members and other guests pay $15. C5 luncheons are open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend, organizers said. RSVPs and inquiries can be sent to info@C5Alive.org.
C5Alive “POWER” luncheons are held on the second Thursday of each month. Thomas Underwood, Executive Director of NOTO Arts District, will be the featured speaker at the April 9 luncheon, which will be held at the NOTO Arts Center at 935 N. Kansas Ave. He will have an update of plans for new additions and renovations in the NOTO Arts District.
EASTERFEST, C5Alive’s big annual event, will take place on April 11 this year, the day before Easter as always. The Easter Parade will take place on N. Kansas Avenue from NOTO to Garfield Park, and the Fun Fair will be held again in Garfield Park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Thousands attend this event every year. Dozens of churches, businesses and non-profits take part in the parade, and dozens more set up vendor booths and kids’ games in the park as part of the family fun fair. The event also includes a big egg hunt, live music, food trucks, vendor market and health fair.
C5Alive is an organization founded in 2009, dedicated to developing and uniting Christian Leadership in the community, involving businesses, non-profits and churches.
In addition to monthly “POWER” luncheons held on the second Thursday of each month, C5 also hosts periodic business fairs and other events, including the annual Topeka Easter Parade and Family Fun Fest, held on N. Kansas Avenue and in Garfield Park on the day before Easter.