Sports Bars in Wichita – Where to Watch the Game

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Nothing goes better with sports than comfort food and a cold beverage. This handy guide lists some of the most popular sports bars in Wichita as well as several new establishments. Whether you play angry with the Shockers, bleed Jayhawk blue or roar like a Wildcat, these restaurants offer high-definition entertainment, relaxation, and food or drink specials. Don’t settle for watching the game on … [Read more...]

FREE Wichita Engineering Expo for Kids!

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Looking for something educational, entertaining, and inexpensive to do with the kids? A FREE Engineering Expo for Wichita kids will be held this February with fun, hands-on activities and workshops. This annual expo is presented by the Wichita section of the Society of Women Engineers to give kids an opportunity to learn how engineering relates to the world around us. The activities are … [Read more...]

Craftapalooza & Vintage Market

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Grab your friends for a fun filled day of shopping at the Craftapalooza & Fabulous Vintage Market. This is a one day shopping extravaganza featuring an eclectic blend of handcrafted one of a kind items, artisan designs, bling & glam boutiques, antique & vintage bliss, sparkly jewels, home décor & inspiration, repurposed & funky junk along with other fabulous finds. It will be … [Read more...]

Annual Kansas Day Program: Celebrating Kansas Statehood with Music & New Book Signing

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Happy birthday, Kansas! Kansas became a state on January 29, 1861, and every year there are usually a few different free Kansas Day events to celebrate. This year, the Wichita Historical Museum Society is sponsoring a Kansas Day event at the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum in downtown Wichita on Saturday, January 31, 2015. The celebration begins at 2 p.m. with musical performances … [Read more...]

Kansas Day Celebration at Kauffman Museum

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Celebrate Kansas Day with this free event at the Kauffman Museum in North Newton. Activities begin with a historical interpreter telling Amelia Earhart's story at 11 a.m. in the fine arts center at Bethel College. The family fun continues at 1 p.m. with activities across the street at the Kauffman Museum, including wagon rides, popcorn popping over an open fire, make-it-and-take-it crafts and … [Read more...]

Honk! A Musical Tale of the “Ugly Duckling”

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In this musical adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson's The Ugly Duckling, journey with Ugly as he encounters colorful characters including a flock of wayward geese, a larger-than-life bullfrog, and a domesticated hen. He escapes the claws of the evil cat and discovers the joy of being different. This poultry tale comes alive with color, upbeat songs, and shows what it means to be part of a … [Read more...]

Botanica FREE Family Fun Fair

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Enjoy free admission, crafts for the kids, and exploring the gardens during the annual winter garden party at Botanica. Kids can participate in hands-on activities and everyone can explore Wichita’s botanical garden. Admission and all activities are free! Botanica's FREE Family Fun Fair will be held Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 2015 Botanica FREE Family Fun … [Read more...]

BookBub Newsletter Makes Finding FREE eBooks Easy

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Have you heard of BookBub? If you haven't signed up yet, you might want to. A reader told me about BookBub a few months ago - it's like a Wichita on the Cheap for ebooks! It's a service that keeps track of thousands of free and bargain eBooks (so you don't have to). When you sign up, BookBub sends free daily emails to notify you about deep discounts and limited-time offers on acclaimed and … [Read more...]