UNWIND NEWS

Just as five hot air balloon pilots were about to give up on their morning flight Thursday, a break in the weather allowed two pilots to take to the skies. Crews worked quickly Thursday morning to...
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A groundbreaking for the new Security Benefit African Hyena Exhibit at the Topeka Zoo is set for 10 a.m. Sept. 8. When complete, the 4,000-square-foot exhibit will feature spotted hyenas in a large...
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Galen Hubbard got more involved in his Prairie Band Potawatomi culture to make certain its drumbeats don't fade in in the ears of subsequent generations of his family. As head man dancer at this...
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Children ages 3 to 6 can learn how to play football during a pee wee football clinic through Shawnee County Parks and Recreation. Children will work on catching, running and throwing the ball. The...
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Join certified fitness trainers from Pinnacle Career Institute and get into shape through First String Fitness, a program offered through Shawnee County Parks and Recreation program. Spots are...
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Check out what the zoo is billing as “four-wheeled animals” when a special car show come to the Topeka Zoo parking lot 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 12. Look hard and you might just see Cougars, Bobcats,...
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Learn and practice running, catching and passing skills at the flag football clinic offered through Shawnee County Parks and Recreation. Each day focuses on one aspect of the game, and individual...
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Learn the basics of cheerleading, including jumps, cheers and chants. Top City Athletics is offering this class through Shawnee County Parks and Recreation for children 3-9. Lessons for children ages...
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Get two weight room memberships for the price of one. People can work out at both the north and south facilities run by Shawnee County Parks and Recreation for one yearly fee of $50 or $35 for...
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Want to get into better shape? Try Power Press weight training where you’ll learn proper techniques for lifting weights and get consultation to help you form your own workout routines. This nine-week...
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Children 4 and younger can enjoy balls, hula hoops, scooters and games during open gym time at the Velma K. Paris Community Center, 6715 S.W. Westview Road. Best of all, it’s free. Gym time is...
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From a gorilla for an office secretary to a bikini-clad patron in the rain forest, former Topeka Zoo director Gary Clarke has a lot of stories to share. That's probably why his new book is more than...
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As construction on the Topeka Zoo's new exhibit for river otters and mountain lions nears completion, the zoo is halfway through its projects for its Zoo Tomorrow capital campaign. Funding is nearing...
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For anyone on the sidelines waiting for the right time to donate to the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, the time is now. Organizers of the fund drive to build the facility in the southwest corner...
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Why not get your day started off right with exercise and a good breakfast while also giving to a good cause? The Admire United Methodist Church is providing a chance to do both by hosting a 5K run/...
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Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site superintendent Dennis Vasquez has been selected as program manager for the commission that will study the possible creation of the National Museum...
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Topeka Zoological Park announced Wednesday morning the successful hatching and parent rearing of three East African crowned crane chicks. The chicks were hatched on July 31 and Aug. 1st, said Michael...
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The Education department at the Topeka Zoo will have a Fun Club on Friday, Sept. 4. The program will start at 10:30 a.m. at the zoo. Children will be read a story, do a fun craft or game and visit...
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