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Benefit/Fundraiser, Bicycling, For the Family
15th Annual PedalFest
15th Annual PedalFest Heartspring will celebrate its 15th annual PedalFest on Saturday, August 25 bringing together more than 600 cyclists. Funds raised provide free and reduced services for the ever-deserving children in Heartspring Pediatric Services. PedalFest offers a route for every level of cyclist including a 100K, 50K, 25K, 5K family ride and a 60K gravel ride. All rides begin and end on the Heartspring campus. After the ride, join us for the “Post Ride Celebration” to enjoy lunch, vendors and beer garden. Kids can hang out in the “Tiny Rider Area” with inflatables, an obstacle course and participate in the trike decorating contest and sign making. Join a friend’s team, start your own or donate today! Don’t miss the early bird special. Registration costs vary. T-shirts are included in your registration with opportunities to win prizes including gift cards to a local bike shop of your choice, a beer stein, PedalFest polo and jersey. The more you raise, the more you win! To learn more, please visit www.pedalfest.org Heartspring campus 8700 E. 29th St. N. Wichita, KS 67226
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Art Show, Ceramics/Pottery, Drawings/Works on Paper, Gallery, Mixed Media, Prints, Sculpture, Textiles
2 X MANY = 25 Wichita Artists
2 X Many = 25 Wichita Artists including: Jack Wilson; Craig Owens; Kathleen Shanahan; Jim Phillips; Lynda Beck; Marilyn Grisham; Ranal Harrell Young; Jennifer Walterscheid; Martha Wherry; Linda Gebert; Clark Britton; Mike Harris; Charles Baughman; Laura Nave; Marc Bosworth; Diane Warta; Nancy Whitaker; Susan de Wit; Margi Sweeton; Rob Compton; Doug Billings; Brenda Lichman; Gary Lincoln; Teresa Calvert; Denise Irwin. Opening Reception, Friday July 20, 6 to 9 PM. The Fiber Studio, 418 Commerce. Continuing thru Final Friday Gallery Crawl, July 27. The Fiber Studio is open by Appointment or by Chance. Phone 316-303-1996 or fiberstudio1@sbcglobal.net for an appointment or more details.
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Computers/Technology, Community Event, Gaming
2018 ICT Game Jam
Wichita's biggest gamedev event is back. Artists, developers, and creators of all kinds are invited! Bring a team, join a team, or fly solo! Even if you don't participate, you can come play the games for free on Sunday! For more details, visit ictgamejam.com and follow ICT Game Jam on Twitter. But here's the gist: Participants hang out Friday evening through lunchtime Sunday, make games. Hone your skills or learn some new ones! Hint: everyone is learning! Doors open to the public on Sunday 2-4:30pm. Come play the games and pick your favorites! Winners announced at 4:30pm on Sunday. If you have questions, send us a message at ictgamejam (at) makeict (dot) org FAQs Are there minimum age requirements to enter the event? Minors can attend. Participants under 15 must be accompanied by an attending adult. Attendees between 15 and 17 must abide by regional curfew laws. We will have a waiver for guardians to sign for each minor participant. What are my parking options for the event? The event will be at Butler campus in Andover. There will be ample parking. What can I bring into the event? Most prefer to bring their own computer, but Butler will have 20 available in case you need one during the event. If you opt to use a Butler machine, please bring a USB device for storing your game files. We will provide some drinks and snacks throughout the weekend, but you're welcome to bring your own. Alcohol? No alcohol is permitted. What is the maximum team size? While we recommend teams of 4 or smaller, we try to draw a hard limit at 5. You don't need to have a team formed before the event. How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Email ictgamejam (at) makeict (dot) org
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Softball, Basketball
2018 Kansas Senior Games
The 2018 Kansas Senior Games will take place September 13-23rd in Topeka, Kansas. The Kansas Senior Games are the Sunflower state's own multi-sport competition for ages 50+. The event will feature 20 different competitions, including events like Track & Field, Pickleball, and Softball. Registration for the event opens May 1. Complete event information and registration procedures can be found at www.sunflowergames.com. Website: www.sunflowergames.com Contact: 785-235-2295 or admin@sunflowergames.com
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Baseball, Basketball, Martial Arts, Mixed Martial Arts/Fighting
2018 Sunflower State Games
The 2018 Sunflower State Games will take place July 13-29th in Topeka, Kansas. The 29th Annual sports festival is open to Kansans of all ages and skill levels. The event will feature a record 50 different competitions, including new events Boxing, Dodgeball, Muzzleloading, Ultimate, and Weightlifting. Registration for the event opens March 1. Complete event information and registration procedures can be found at www.sunflowergames.com. Make plans now to join us this summer and compete against athletes from all four corners of the state!
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Convention
39th Kansas Economic Outlook Conference – WICHITA by WSU Center for Economic Development and Business Department
39th ANNUAL KANSAS ECONOMIC OUTLOOK CONFERENCE Thursday, October 4, 2018 from 7:30-11:30 AM Century II Convention Center 225 W Douglas Ave, Wichita, KS 67202 Cost: $125 before 9/4/2018, $155 after 9/4/2018 Over 800 Business leaders are turning to the Kansas Economic Outlook Conference for a glimpse into Kansas’ economic future. Founded by Wichita State University, the W. Frank Barton School of Business, and the Center for Economic Development and Business Research (CEDBR). The purpose of the conference is to provide insight into current local, state, and national economies, addressing topics of interest to the community. A combination of nationally known speakers and local experts will be on hand to provide perspectives on issues affecting business, industry, education and government. Center for Economic Development and Business Research 1845 Fairmount | Wichita, KS 67260-0121 | Phone: (316) 978-3225 | Fax: (316) 978-3950 | CEDBR@wichita.edu
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For the Family, Children, Social Event, Community Event
61st Annual Synchronized Swimming Show
Twin River Club is proud to present the annual synchronized swimming show. This show has been a Wichita tradition since 1958. Come enjoy routines set to music by children of all ages. "Musical Magic" is this year's theme with a great selection of songs (Mamma Mia, Footloose, Defying Gravity and more!) that will be performed by our different age groups of swimmers. July 20 & 21* Gates open at 8:00 and the show starts at dark! We hope to see you there! *rain date July 22 Adults $5, Kids 12 & Under $3 (3 & under free)
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Signing/Readings
Ace Atkins Author Talk and Signing
Watermark Books & Cafe will host Ace Atkins for an author talk and signing on Monday, July 23 for his newest thriller The Sinners. In the new novel from New York Times-bestselling crime master Ace Atkins, violence comes in many forms...and this time it may be more than Quinn Colson can handle.
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Acoustic
Acousitics Anonymous
All are welcome to join in on the Acoustics Anonymous Sunday jam $4 bloody marys and $3 imports
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Signing/Readings
Alexandra Ott Author Talk and Signing
Watermark Books & Cafe will host Alexandra Ott for an author talk and signing of Shadow Thieves on Saturday, August 18 at 2:00 p.m. Alli must risk everything to save her new family from a rogue organization that is threatening the Thieves Guild's existence--and the lives of all its members--in this high-stakes sequel to Rules for Thieves.
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