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Italian Festival Returns to Topeka

Christ the King Catholic Church, 5973 SW 25th St., will host its fourth annual family-friendly Italian festival, “Rome Sweet Home,” on Saturday, October 13, from 3:00 -7:30 p.m. on the parish grounds at 25th and Wanamaker Rd. in Topeka.

It begins at 3:00 pm with Adoration with Wichita Adore Ministries, then an outdoor Mass at 4:30 p.m. This will be followed by food and entertainment at 5:45, including a sit-down Italian dinner in Parish Center, including LaRocca’s lasagna, salad, green beans, roll and dessert (advance purchase required at CTKtopeka.org), followed by bingo for the adults.

More than ten food trucks and snack/ice cream vendors will be available throughout the evening, along with wine and beer gardens, children’s activities and inflatables. Chance Encounter will perform at 7:00 p.m., followed by a professional fireworks display shortly after dusk.

Admission is free, with some paid opportunities. Attendees will also be able to purchase sweepstakes tickets for a trip for 2 to Italy, as well as other prizes.

For more information, call the Church at 785-273-0710, the School at 785-272-2220 or EEC at 785-272-2999, or visit www.ctktopeka.org.


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