Tag Archives: Topeka

Family Employment Awareness Training

Families Together and Kansas Secondary Connections are offering a two-day training conference in Topeka on October 18-19 of this year. The conference itself is free, but you do have to reserve your spot with a $20 deposit per day ($40 … Continue reading

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A little of this, a little of that.

It’s Spring! Finally! With the advent of warm weather, things have been mega-busy at Casa de Phouka, and I’ve admittedly fallen behind with this blog. I don’t have a specific item or locale to review for this week, so, instead, … Continue reading

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Topeka Zoo: Living Learning Center

During our most recent visit to the Topeka Zoo, we discovered the Living Learning Center. Let me tell you:  it was amazing.  The walls are covered with animal specimens and exhibits, there are live creatures everywhere, and there’s something to explore … Continue reading

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The World-Famous Topeka Zoo, Redux

Location: Gage Park (the park’s at the intersection of 10th and Gage), Topeka, KS Cost: There are discounts available for groups; they also participate in reciprocal memberships, so if you have a membership to the Kansas City Zoo, for instance, … Continue reading

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Lowe’s Build and Grow Clinics

Location: Your local Lowe’s.  We attended a clinic at the Lowe’s in Topeka, Kansas, but the clinics are available nationwide. Cost: Free! Web site: http://lowesbuildandgrow.com/pages/default.aspx Peanut loves Bob the Builder.  Loves.  He also loves tools, “building,” and all sorts of … Continue reading

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Kansas Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired Technology Fair

The Kansas Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired is hosting an assistive technology fair on June 2, 2012.  Please click and open the .pdf file for their letter with more information:  ParentLetter_TechFair0412

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Kansas Children’s Discovery Center

Location: The Kansas Children’s Discovery Center is located in Gage Park at 4400 SW 10th Ave (west of Gage and east of Fairlawn on 10th). Cost: Children under 1 year old:  Free Children:  $6.50 Adults:  $6.50 65+:  $5.50 Web site:  … Continue reading

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Penwell-Gabel Cemetery & Mausoleum

Location:  About 6th and Gage in Topeka, Kansas.  It’s caddy-corner from Gage Park and across the street on 6th from the AAA Offices and Atria Hearthstone retirement home.  It’s hard to miss–and this is coming from a seriously directionally-impaired woman.  … Continue reading

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The World-Famous Topeka Zoo

Location: Gage Park (the park’s at the intersection of 10th and Gage), Topeka, KS Cost: There are discounts available for groups; they also participate in reciprocal memberships, so if you have a membership to the Kansas City Zoo, for instance, … Continue reading

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