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Posted on: January 27, 2022

Take our survey - Public input sought for Oakland-Billard Park master plan

Oakland Community Center

TOPEKA, KAN. – Shawnee County Parks + Recreation is developing a master plan for Oakland-Billard Park including the community center, park and pool. The public is invited to share their vision for the park and give us their input by tak...

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Posted on: January 26, 2022

Lake Shawnee Softball Complex renamed Envista Softball Complex

Shot from behind backstop of new artificial turf infield at Envista Softball Complex

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For release: Immediately Contact: Kimberly Wolff

Date: Jan. 24, 2022 (785) 251-6878

Lake Shawnee Softball Complex to be renamed Envista Softball Complex

TOPEKA, KAN. -- Shawnee County Commissioners have approved a contract authorizing an eight-ye...

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Posted on: January 24, 2022

Resolution approved for use of e-bikes on Shawnee County trails

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TOPEKA, KAN. – Shawnee County Commissioners today approved a resolution authorizing the use of Class 1 and 2 electric-assisted bicycles on established e-bikes on Shawnee County Parks + Recreation trails. Operation of Class 3 e-bikes or ...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

SUE the T. rex is coming to Great Overland Station Feb. 4-May 1

Coming to Great Overland Station Feb 4 : SUE the T. rex. Experience

TOPEKA, KAN. – The feature attraction of the multi-venue Topeka Dino Days opens Feb. 4 with the SUE the T. rex exhibit at Great Overland Station, 701 N. Kansas Ave. The exhibit runs through May 1. Tickets will be available onli...

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Posted on: December 13, 2021

Winter/Spring 2022 issue of The Guide now online

Winter/Spring cover of The Guide

TOPEKA, KAN. -- The Winter/Spring issue of The Guide is now online. The issue includes dates for Summer Camp registration and Tulip Time, Tulips at Twilight and Tulip Festival at the Lake. Also included are registrations for spring and summer sports leagu...

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Posted on: November 29, 2021

Something Big is Coming in 2022 -- Topeka Dino Days

Topeka Dino-Days logo with T rex

Contact: Bob Ross, SVP of Marketing & CommunicationsPhone: 785.234.1030Email: Bob.Ross@TopekaPartnership.com

Topeka, KS -- Visit Topeka is encouraging spring travel to Topeka in 2022 through the creation and promotion of a four-month-long exhibition th...

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Otocast gives Old Prairie Town visitors narrated tour via mobile device

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Topeka ER & Hospital sponsorship enhances major trails

Group walking at announcement of Topeka ER & Hospital Trail sponsorship

Topeka ER & Hospital sponsorship enhances Shunga, Landon and Lake Shawnee Trails

TOPEKA, KAN. – A trail sponsorship by Topeka ER & Hospital will enhance Shawnee County’s three major paved trails with new markers every half-mile ...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Lake Shawnee trout stocking set for Oct. 25; lake closed to fishing Oct. 25-31

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TOPEKA, KAN. – The fall stocking of trout at Lake Shawnee is set for Monday, 

Oct. 25. 7,000 pounds of rainbow trout at trout will be released into the lake. Following the stocking, the lake will be closed to fishing until Nov. 1 to allo...

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