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!
#WeLoveLocal, May 21 - May 27
Kyla Jade Block PartyTopeka Performing Arts Center, 214 SE 8th Ave, Topeka, KS 66603
Bring your lawn chairs and coolers to the front steps of the Topeka Performing Arts Center on May 27th at 2pm for a fun block party as we welcome our own hometown hero, Kyla Jade, back to Topeka. Kyla has been rocking NBC's the Voice as a top contestant this season! Learn more at TPAC's Facebook Event Page.
Downtown Walking Ghost Tour
3 Flower's Metaphysical Treasures, 733 S Kansas Ave, Topeka, KS 66603
For a truly unique and fun experience, join Ghost Tours of Kansas on May 25th at 7pm for a walking tour of Downtown Topeka, with a twist! The walking tour features many intriguing ghost stories and interesting history. The tour lasts approximately one hour and is one mile worth of walking, and it's only $10 to experience! Visit the Ghost Tours of Kansas website to learn more.
Grant-Bradbury Prairie Preserve, SW 65th St. & Baker Dr. Topeka, KS 66619
On May 23rd at 7:00pm, bring your family and friends to a unique prairie walk through an area that has never been plowed! Take pictures and learn about colorful wildflowers, plants once used for medicinal purposes, invasive plants and more. End your walk with admiring a beautiful sunset! The prairie walk is only $5 per person. To sign up, call 251-6800 or sign up online.
Frog Watch Night
Kansas Museum of History, 6425 SW 6th Ave, Topeka, KS 66615
Have you heard of Citizen Science? Be a participant at the Kansas Museum of History as you learn about Kansas frogs and how to identify them by their calls. After that, you'll go outdoors to the museum’s prairie and creek to listen for frog calls and collect data on what you hear! All data will be sent to FrogWatch. This event is free and open to everyone, just wear comfortable shoes! Learn more here.
Shawnee County Parks and Rec Pools
It's the time your kids (and you!) have been waiting for! All Shawnee County Parks and Recs Pools will open on Saturday, May 26. Check out their website for pool and admission information!
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.