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"Muppet Babies"-Themed Disney Junior Play Date Event
Towne East Square invites the community to a "Muppet Babies"-themed Disney Junior Play Date event. Aimed to entertain and delight young children, along with their parents, the free event will take place on Thursday, March 22 from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. in the lower level, Sears’ Wing. The "Muppet Babies"-themed Disney Junior Play Date event, will give families the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities including a Color Bingo Game, craft projects and balloon twisting. Premiering March 23, Disney Junior's reimagined "Muppet Babies" chronicles the hilarious playroom antics of the young Kermit the Frog, Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, Animal and brand-new Muppet Baby, Summer Penguin. Under the watchful eye of Miss Nanny, the Muppet Babies use their imaginations to embark on countless adventures that take them to the farthest corners of the universe and demonstrate to young viewers the power and potential of imaginative play. This event does not include live character appearances. In October 2017, Simon announced its exciting new family programming collaboration with Disney Junior, which includes the Disney Junior Play Dates, ongoing events taking place throughout the year at 100 shopping centers across the country. The Disney Junior Play Dates events will be featured throughout the year and include on-mall activities around Easter, Holiday and other seasonal celebrations.
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"Red Hand" local film screening
Screening of "Red Hand," a feature film made entirely in Wichita, written and directed by Rodrick Pocowatchit Synopsis: A man with the power to heal time-travels from the future to save the Native American race. Cast: Bryon Burkhead, Rodrick Pocowatchit, Randall Aviks, Brett Patrik and Delno Ebie
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'High Hat Hattie' at Roxy's Downtown
‘High Hat Hattie’ at Roxy’s Downtown Starring KARLA BURNS A limited engagement, running two weeks April 13th – April 22nd Every Friday – Sunday Hi-Hat Hattie, the musical about Wichitan Hattie McDaniel portrayed by Laurence Olivier Award, Drama Desk Award winning and Tony Award nominated Karla Burns! She emerges as a vivid portrait in words and music of pioneering artist Hattie McDaniel, whose well-developed work ethic and abiding faith earned her a place in show business history, including the first Oscar given to an African-American person. The show’s book underscores the bitter irony of McDaniel’s plight. She faces the triumphs, ironies, and indignities of public and private life and ultimately emerges as a multidimensional figure of Amazing Grace. $30 Premium Seating $27 Standard Seating $20 Economy Seating Doors Thurs-Sat 6:00PM, Curtain 8:00pm On Sundays there will be only ONE performance and they are either a Matinee, Doors 12:30pm, Curtain 2:00pm OR Evenings Doors 4:30pm, Curtain 6:00pm Call the Box Office at (316) 265-4400 to check availability and reserve your tickets For all that’s happening at Roxy’s, like us on Facebook Check out our website at Rated PG
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Benefit/Fundraiser, Social Event, Food/Tasting
100 Men Who Cook
Join us for an evening of food, fun and entertainment! We are selecting 100 Men from the Wichita area to be your personal chefs for the night. All funds raised go directly towards helping to further our mission to help Pando Initiative students CONNECT, ENGAGE, and THRIVE in their education, and future. Event will be held at the NEW Mark Arts- Mary R. Koch Arts Center at 1307 N. Rock Road 6:30-Cocktails 7:00pm- Introductions of esteemed chefs, followed by tasting,silent and live auction, wine pull and "Top Chef" awards Tickets go on sale February 5th $75/per person For additional information on this event, or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Stephanie at or 316-973-5110
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Art Show
12 Annual Works of Faith Show
Opening Night Reception Friday, March 16th 6-9 p.m. Paintings, sculptures, pottery, photography, fiber art Hors d'oeuvres, Wine, Coffee. Remainder of show will run through Friday April 20th during regular business hours
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Auto Show
19th Annual CARS Club Motoring Festival
19th Annual CARS Club Motoring Festival at McPherson College. Call 508-280-1886, 863-904-9427 or go to for more information.
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Food/Tasting, Social Event, For the Family
2018 Chisholm Trail BBQ Cook Off
Teams from all over will vie for the title of Chisholm Trail BBQ Cook Off Champion. The winning team will then qualify for a spot in the State Championship sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society. On Friday April 27th the teams will be prepared to feed the masses from 5:30pm-7:30pm so come hungry! On Saturday the 28th will be the Kids-Q and the Official BBQ judging.
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Art Show, Photography, Gallery
2018 Midwest Photo Emerge
This is the sixth year of the EMERGE competition. We are looking to give one $250 EMERGE Fellowship Award and exhibition opportunities to emerging photographers. This fellowship opportunity is geared toward photographers looking to launch their art careers through the exposure of exhibition. Photographers build their exhibition record with this exhibition through entering photographs and competing for a space in gallery and the chance to be designated as the 2018 emerging photographer, and receive one year artist representation online. As emerging photographers, building an exhibition record is an important aspect in propelling your career, and we feel strongly about offering this annual exhibition to provide this opportunity to photographers. We appreciate all of the talented photographers who entered and the dedication involved in creating the entries. Out of all of the emerging photographers who entered the Midwest Photo Emerge competition, 20 photographers stood out to be outstanding and were selected to participate in the exhibition. Exhibiting artists: Kelly Chuning, Cedar City, UT; Dave Conkling, Grinnell, IA; Anne Connor, Madison, WI; Robert Gordon, Fayetteville, AR; Charles Hively, Brooklyn, NY; Brooklynn Kascel, Burnsville, MN; Sarah Kaufman, Philadelphia, PA; Jack Long, Grafton, WI; Molly McCall, Monterey, CA; Jacob Moffett, Nacogdoches, TX; Peter Nicholson, New York, NY; Ryan Perry, Silver Lake, KS; Hailee Potter, Savannah, GA; Nat Raum, Baltimore, MD; Rahshia Sawyer, Sterling, VA; Leah Schretenthaler, Milwaukee, WI; Peter Sitt, North Augusta, SC; J.P. Terlizzi, New York, NY; Dylan Yarbrough, Little Rock, AR; and Feifan Zhang, Chicago, IL. Opening reception: Friday, March 30, 7 - 9 p.m. Exhibition dates: March 30 - April 13, 2018. For more information regarding "MIDWEST PHOTO EMERGE" please visit:
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2018 Wichita Industry Research Exchange (WIRE)
Adapting to a Tight Labor Market – Understanding Trends and Discussing Strategies There is growing discussion about a tightening labor market across the nation. This WIRE event will examine labor market conditions within the Wichita regional economy. Kansas Department of Labor and WSU researchers will begin conversation with an examination of economic migration trends and the driving forces behind the labor supply. Business leaders will discuss these trends and tactics for recruitment in a seemingly tapped out labor market. Cost is $75/Includes full breakfast Center for Economic Development and Business Research 1845 Fairmount | Wichita, KS 67260-0121 | Phone: (316) 978-3225 | Fax: (316) 978-3950 |
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2018 Wichita Jazz Festival - Bill Frisell: A Portrait
Showing of 2017 documentary film about versatile, influential guitarist Bill Frisell. Co-sponsored with Tallgrass Film Festival.
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