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7th Annual EasterFest returns to North Kansas Avenue and Garfield Park

EasterFest

UPDATE: The 2020 EasterFest celebration has been postponed to a later date, yet to be determined. Stay tuned to Metro Voice for updates. EasterFest, the annual Topeka Easter Parade & Fun Fair, ...

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Great Overland Station to host Harvey House Luncheon

harvey house luncheon

Coming up next month, the Great Overland Station will host another Harvey House Luncheon. These uniquely elegant luncheons are served by their very own costumed Harvey Girls, who enjoy sharing their knowledge ...

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New Kansas attractions coming in 2020

In 2020, get set to “play ball” when Wichita’s new $75 million baseball stadium and its upstart Wind Surge team celebrate opening day on April 14. All year long, Kansas’ all-star lineup ...

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‘Choose LIFE’ Kansas license plates waiting for more orders before printing

Kansans can still pre-order the new “Choose LIFE” Kansas license plates, though the printing of the plates must wait for a sufficient number of orders to be received. In February of 2018, ...

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Doorstep’s Operation Soup Line fundraiser is back at Ag Hall

Operation Soup Line is back for the 17th annual event. It is the biggest fundraiser of the year for Doorstep, Inc., and is held at the Stormont Vail Event Center Ag Hall, ...

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Gymnastics company grows into a new location

Capital Gymnastics & Athletics (formerly CAGE) is in the business of growth – growing the dreams and goals of their athletes, growing awareness about the benefits of gymnastics, and growing healthy habits ...

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Lawrence moves forward with sanctuary city plans

The Lawrence, Kansas, City Commission is discussing a proposal that would make the city a sanctuary city and limit how police cooperate with federal immigration agents. During a meeting Tuesday, the commission ...

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Envista Cares Challenge highlights the Jayhawk Theatre

Jayhawk Theatre

Envista Credit Union has announced that it will highlight the Jayhawk Theatre through the Envista Cares Challenge during the month of February. All month, Envista will provide the Jayhawk Theatre with a ...

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Kansas Constitutional Amendment on abortion fails, for now

abortion

For a decade-plus, Kansas lawmakers worked to create increasingly strict regulations on abortion. Pro-life forces pushed many of the rules, saying they were needed to keep clinics, and the women who use ...

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Chiefs come from behind again to win first Super Bowl in 50 years

Chiefs

After a 50-year wait, long-suffering Chiefs fans finally got their wish: The Kansas City Chiefs are once again Super Bowl Champions. On Sunday, Feb. 2, Groundhog Day, a day when it was ...

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‘Valentine Business Matchmaker’ at C5Alive POWER Luncheon

The C5Alive “Business Matchmaker” Luncheon will be held February 13, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Fairlawn Plaza Mall.  The meeting will feature speed networking to help businesses match up with one ...

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Rally at Capitol will celebrate school choice

school choice

A variety of education options will come together to celebrate educational freedom and school choice at a rally at the Kansas Statehouse at noon on Thursday, Jan. 30. The rally is the ...

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Rally and March for Life draw hundreds to Kansas Capitol as constitutional amendment is endorsed

March for Life

Cold and rainy weather didn’t stop hundreds of pro-life advocates from gathering Wednesday, January 22nd, at the Kansas Statehouse for the March for Life to mark the 47th anniversary of the U.S. ...

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‘Bleeding Kansas’ Series returns to Constitution Hall

Dramatic interpretations and talks about the violent territorial and civil war history of Kansas, 1854-1865, will highlight the 2020 annual Bleeding Kansas series, which begins January 26. The programs are held at ...

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Keith the Critic reviews movies for you!

Are there any movies you missed in the past year? Maybe now is a good time to catch up. Keith the Critic gives his reviews, as only he can, on some recent ...

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Annual Rally and March for Life is Jan. 22 in Topeka

Kansans for Life will hold the annual Rally and March for Life in Topeka on January 22. The day will be full of events including educational workshops for teens and adults, an ...

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A new series to begin at Topeka Performing Arts Center

Topeka Performing Arts Center

The Topeka Performing Arts Center has announced Local Live! – a new event showcasing local bands and musicians. The inaugural event will take place Saturday, January 18th at 8pm featuring Topeka’s own ...

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TRM Ministries announces new program for community

TRM Ministries

A new ongoing campaign has been announced by Barry Feaker and the staff at TRM Ministries. Here is the announcement and details on how the program will work:   We are pleased ...

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Topeka Zoo begins Christmas Tree recycling program

zoo

The Topeka Zoo and Conservation Center is now accepting used live Christmas trees for recycling. It is as easy as dropping the tree off at the same location as last year, on ...

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Book by local author explores the ability to find peace in Christ after series of losses

A great loss or series of losses doesn’t have to define your life. Local author Gregor Southard shares a collection of blogs he wrote between 2012 and 2014 in his new memoir “Emerging ...

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Washburn University School of Law praised by College Gazette

In an article published in October called “10 Incredible Law Schools Outside the Ivy League,” College Gazette praised the Washburn University School of Law, located in Topeka. The article noted that there are ...

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Redbud Park dedicated in NOTO Arts District

The NOTO Arts District recently dedicated the newly constructed Redbud Park, located at the southeast corner of N. Kansas Avenue and N.E. Gordon Street. Thomas Underwood, NOTO executive director and project manager, ...

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Celebrate Christmas in Auburn Saturday Dec. 14

Christmas will be celebrated early in Auburn on Saturday, December 14, beginning with the annual Christmas Cookie Sale at the Auburn Community Library. From 9 a.m. to noon, you can purchase a ...

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Blue Christmas Services to be held for those experiencing loss

It may be a “Blue Christmas” for many of those who have experienced loss in their lives or who are needing support during the holidays. Blue Christmas, a service of hope and ...

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Happy Birthday, Kansas! Student Photo Contest now accepting entries

First grader Addison Maxwell of Larned photographed his family’s wheat harvest last year, showing vivid blue skies and golden grains. He received first place in his category in the Happy Birthday, Kansas! ...

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