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Around 1,000 Area Fourth Graders to Converge on Garfield Park for Water Education

Topeka, KS- Around 1,000 area fourth graders, their teachers and parents and more than 100 volunteers are registered to attend the 20th Annual Make A Splash Topeka Water Festival at Garfield Park and Community Center Thursday, Sept. 12. This event runs from 9:30 a.m. until 2:05 p.m. The festival, “Make a Splash Topeka Water Festival,” …

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Clean Slate Day

Clean Slate Day will take place on Friday, September 20th from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Topeka Municipal Court. Clean Slate Day is an opportunity for a fresh start for people with Topeka Municipal Court offenses. This allows them to begin payment plans for outstanding fines and fees, setting new court dates for …

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Repairs at Topeka Performing Arts Center

Topeka, KS- Mechanical issues in the lower level function rooms of Topeka Performing Arts Center caused an unforeseen circumstance and rendered the spaces temporarily unavailable. The City of Topeka is addressing the issue and have hired a contractor to mitigate, repair and replace equipment and fixtures as needed. In an abundance of caution, the City …

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Mayor De La Isla Chosen for Vice-Chair of the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ Youth Involvement Task Force

Mayor De La Isla has announced that she has accepted the Vice-Chair position for the U.S. Conference of Mayor’s Youth Involvement Task Force. The U.S. Conference of Mayors’ Youth Involvement Task Force is dedicated to helping our nation’s Mayors provide and expand programming that helps young people (middle school through college) engage in civics, leadership …

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Fulfilling a Last Wish of Gary K. Clarke – Free Day at the Topeka Zoo and Conservation Center

Topeka, KS- On Friday, August 30, 2019, the Topeka Zoo and Conservation Center will observe one of the last wishes of its Director Emeritus Gary K. Clarke by opening the zoo for free to the Northeast Kansas community. The wish penned by Gary reads as follows: “I DO NOT, however, wish to have a public …

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