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We Love Local: July 23rd - July 29th

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, July 23 - July 29


Game Night at the Wheel Barrel Game Night at the Wheel Barrel
The Wheel Barrel, 925 N. Kansas Ave, Topeka, KS 66608

Combat those Monday Blues and head down to the Wheel Barrel on Monday, July 23rd for a fun game night! Gamers can enjoy the classics like Scrabble and Battleship, or try something new like Exploding Kittens! Bring your game face and an appetite because pretzels are 1/2 price and there will be prizes like t-shirts and gift cards! RSVP today by visiting the Facebook Event Page.


Movie Night: A Bug's Life
The Topeka Zoo and Conservation Center, 635 SW Gage Boulevard, Topeka, KS 66606

Nothing is better than a movie night, right? The Topeka Zoo is offering a great way to enjoy a unique movie night with your kiddos! Join others on Thursday, July 26 at 6:30 pm at the Topeka Zoo for a screening of "A Bug's Life." This event is free and open to all ages - just bring your blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy the show! Learn more on the Facebook Event Page.


2018 Shawnee County Fair Shawnee County Fair
Kansas Expo Centre, One Expocentre Drive, Topeka, KS 66612

The annual Shawnee County Fair kicks off on July 25th, with events through July 29th. The fair is free to attend with free parking! Attendees can enjoy a variety of entertainment, including concerts, various animal shows and competitions, and even a petting zoo for the kiddos! Visit the fair website for a full list of events.


Poetry Slam at the Jayhawk Theater
Jayhawk Theater, 720 SW Jackson St., Topeka, KS 66608

Calling all artists! Come to the Jayhawk Theater on July 27th to practice your craft in front of a crowd! Sponsored by the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, the poetry slam is open to all and is free to perform. Slam performers can register at the Jayhawk Theater starting at 6:30 pm and performances begin at 7:00 pm. One winner will be selected and will receive a cash prize of $50! To learn more, click here. 


Rock & Food Truck FestivalRock and Food Truck Festival in Topeka
Downtown Topeka, 9th and Kansas Ave

Live music and good eats are a perfect combo! Head downtown for an awesome Rock and Food Truck festival on July 28th, beginning at 3:30 pm. Concert goers can enjoy over 20 food trucks while listening to performances from FOUR Rock bands, including Departure, Black Water Mountain, ZZ-KC and the Big Rock Show. Bring your lawn chair and get ready for a rockin' good time! Click here for more info.





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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