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Week of October 26, 2020

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Tue, October 27th - 5:00pm
FREE Curbside Pickup TACOS & Voting Info
FREE Curbside Pickup TACOS & Voting Info

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Description: Come enjoy delicious free sample tacos, curbside pickup Bring a mask (or we can provide you one for free) We will also have voting information available *One order per person, until supplies last, pickup only From 5pm to 7pm Submitted by: Laura Canelos Kansas Civic Engagement Table

Tue, October 27th - 5:00pm

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wed, October 28th - 10:00am
Story Book Science: STEM Challenge
Story Book Science: STEM Challenge

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Description: Join us on Wednesday, Oct. 28 for our final Story Book Science of the month! For this activity, we will explore the Marie Curie book from last week and learn about UV radiation! Tune in to our Facebook page at 10:00am for a day of learning and fun! Submitted by: Alex Worth KU Natural History Museum

Wed, October 28th - 10:00am

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thu, October 29th - 5:00pm
Free Food at Culinaria
Free Food at Culinaria

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Description: Come join us for amazing Free Food. Culinaria will be providing to go treats. The Kansas Civic Engagement Table will be there to answer your voting questions and help you make a plan Submitted by: Troy Spain Kansas Civic Engagement Table

Thu, October 29th - 5:00pm

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fri, October 30th - 10:00am
The Great Douglas County History Hunt
The Great Douglas County History Hunt

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Description: From October 30-November 8, you can take a GPS-enabled tour of county historic sites and be entered in a drawing for prize baskets worth $100. Winners will be drawn and notified November 9. Simply download the Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area app or open the History Hunt page on your mobile device and follow the instructions to earn digital badges for all 13 sites and qualify for the prize drawing. Participants simply need to fall within the GPS coordinates for each site in order to collect the badges, enabling you to go on the hunt any day and time. The Great Douglas County History Hunt is a unique and easy way to enjoy local history! Submitted by: Will Hickox Watkins Museum of History

Fri, October 30th - 10:00am

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sat, October 31st - 9:00am
KPR Mug Drive-Thru - Topeka
KPR Mug Drive-Thru - Topeka

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While we were not able to distribute our beautiful new 2020 KPR Membership Mug at the Ice Cream Social this year, we want to get them out of KPR and into your hands! KPR will be in Topeka in the Grace Cathedral Church parking lot on October 31 from 9 a.m. to Noon to give you your mug! More information on registering for this event here.

Sat, October 31st - 9:00am

 
 
Sat, October 31st - 10:00am
Halloween Pop-Up Take A Book
Halloween Pop-Up Take A Book

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Description: Altrusa International of Greater Kansas City, Inc will partner with “The Merc” in a Halloween Pop-Up TAKE A BOOK children's event at “The Merc” parking lot, 501 Minnesota Avenue (intersection of 5th and Minnesota streets) , KCKS; 10 am until noon. This is a free outdoor event for families with children. Join us as we seek to share a love of reading by reading books aloud and then encouraging each child to select one brand new book to take home and add to his/her library. Geared toward pre-Kindergarten through 6th grade children. This FREE event is hosted by Altrusa International of Greater Kansas City, Inc in partnership with "The Merc." It was made possible by a grant of $4000 from Altrusa International Foundation to improve the economic well-being and quality of life in communities that host an Altrusa club. Learn more about Altrusa and the value this service organization places on the importance of literacy to our community. Our partner “The Merc” will provide a treat in the store for any child wearing a Halloween costume. For more information contact Regina Irwin at (816) 507-1463 or by email altrusakansascity@gmail.com. Information also available at www.districteight.altrusa.org or https://www.facebook.com/altrusa.kc Submitted by: Barbara Britt Altrusa International of Greater Kansas City, Inc

Sat, October 31st - 10:00am

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sat, October 31st - 7:00pm
Haunting History Tours
Haunting History Tours

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Description: Downtown Lawrence’s past comes back to haunt it in this hour-long walking tour. These haunting tales will feature forgery, thievery, murder, fire, and mystery. Running nightly from October 27 through Halloween at 7-8 PM, this tour costs $30 per person or $20 for Watkins Museum members. Call the museum at 785-841-4109 or email whickox@watkinsmuseum.org for reservations. Space is limited and audience discretion is advised. Submitted by: Will Hickox Douglas County Historical Society

Sat, October 31st - 7:00pm

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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96.1 FM K241AR Lawrence (KPR2)
89.7 FM KANH Emporia
99.5 FM K258BT Manhattan
97.9 FM K250AY Manhattan (KPR2)
91.3 FM  KANV Junction City, Olsburg
89.9 FM K210CR Atchison
90.3 FM KANQ Chanute

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