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We Love Local: April 30th - May 6th

By Azura Credit Union

Here at Azura, we <3 our community! We know that we live, work and play in great cities, so each week, we are sharing five great features of our community. Be ready to learn more about local events, community partners, local businesses that make us unique, fun classes, parks, programs and amazing opportunities to get out there and get involved. Check out what’s going on this week!

 Calendar on a tablet for making plans in Topeka

 #WeLoveLocal, April 30- May 6

Topeka Rescue Mission – Children’s Palace Donation Baskets

Azura Credit Union is collecting the following donations at all of their locations for kids staying at the Topeka Rescue Mission.  Azura associates decorated their baskets in celebration of May Day and would love help filling their May Day baskets!

Please join Azura in helping some of our most vulnerable by bringing by or dropping off a donation before May 9

Donation items include:

  •  Individual sizes of: applesauce, fruit cups, pudding
  •  Regular sized containers of: Cereal bars, granola bars, vanilla wafers, dried fruit, 100% juice (bottles or boxes), graham crackers, animal crackers, goldfish crackers, canned fruit, frosted mini-wheats cereal
  •  Kroger or Walmart Gift Cards
  •  Infant and children's clothing
  •  Formula
  •  Diapers and pull-ups
  •  Diaper rash ointment
  •  Baby shampoo, wash and lotion
  •  Sippy Cups
  •  Baby food stages 1 & 2
  •  Sunscreen


Celebrate Bike Month with Topeka Community Cycle Project   Topeka Bicyclists on Shunga Trail in Topeka

801 NE Poplar St, Topeka, KS 66616

Start Bike Month off with a community bike ride, hosted by Topeka Community Cycle Project on May 1st! The one hour bike ride begins at 6 pm on Shunga Trail. What a great chance to get outside and see our amazing community.  This is an "any-bike, any-proficiency" ride that will stay as a group.  Find out more at  cycleproject.org or join in on the Facebook Event page.


Topeka Symphony 

1700 SW Jewell Ave, Topeka, KS 66621

This weekend at White Concert Hall on the Washburn University Campus, the Topeka Symphony will delight listeners with a night of Broadway favorites. Song selections will include pieces from Phantom of the Opera, Hamilton, Les Miserable and West Side Story, just to name a few! Visit TopekaSymphony.org to purchase your tickets for the Saturday May 5th concert at 7:30 p.m.


Lucas Oil ASCS Dirt Series Sprint Car Race  Dirt Racing at Heartland Park

7530 SW Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66619

Are you ready for some thrilling races? Heartland Park Topeka will be hosting the Lucas Oil ASCS Dirt Series Sprint Car Race on Friday May 4 at 5:30 pm to 11 pm, with gates opening at 6 pm.  For details, visit heartlandpark.com


First Friday Art Walk  

Various Areas of Topeka

First Friday Art Walk is almost here! Check out a map of the locations where you can view beautiful artwork and visit awesome local businesses. Several Local Perks businesses participate in the Art Walk, including Leaping Llamas Artisan Shop, Prairie Glass Art Studio, Wolfe's, Portico and the Open Window! 




Want to learn more? We recommend visiting www.topeka365.com! This site is always a fantastic resource to be in the know about all the great things happening in Topeka.




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