11th Annual Pedalfest Bike Ride - Heartsprings Campus - Saturday August 23rd

Photo Credit pedalfest.org

The 11th Annual PedalFest Bike Ride
Saturday, August 23rd, 2014
Heartspring Campus 
8700 East 29th St N, Wichita, KS 67226

 There are 4 bicycle rides:
Family Bike Ride (5 miles) ~  25K (15.5 miles) ~ 50K (31 miles) ~ 100K (62 miles)

To register for Pedalfest, click here.

The Riders are supported with Supply and Gear (SAG) 
stops and mechanical assistance to ensure safety and style for everyone.  

The proceeds from PedalFest will benefit 
Heartspring Pediatric Services Financial Assistance Program.  
These children with special needs receive services from Heartspring including 
occupational therapy, speech therapy, physical therapy, psychology services 
and Applied Behavior Analysis services.

PedalFest is one of two Fundraisers that Heartspring hosts to raise money 
for local families that are in need of financial assistance 
for their children (or children's) therapies.

After your ride, join us at Heartspring's Campus 
to enjoy a lunch, beer garden, live music, sponsor and vendor booths 
and an Award Presentation!

For more information visit 

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Saturday Spotlight - The Farris Wheel Candy Company Wichita, Ks

The Farris Wheel Candy Company 

7728 E Central Ave (in Piccadilly Square)

Wichita, KS 67206
(316) 685-3000 

With their delicious choices of candies, 
trail mixes, nuts and chocolates, 
they have something for everyone! 

The Farris Wheel carries over 600 items including nostalgic candies, gourmet chocolates, sugar-free sweets, nuts, trail mixes, and seasonal specialties. Their most popular item is the Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramel by Abdallah. 

The Farris Wheel opened in 2006 and has an "old fashioned sweet shoppe" atmosphere.

One unique feature of The Farris Wheel
 is the custom design department, 
which can create personalized gifts for individuals and for business gift giving.

"Not only are we dedicated to providing the highest quality products available – we also pride ourselves on offering friendly and helpful customer service personnel. 
Making people happy, that's why we're here."

Visit their online shop

where all of their 
candy, caramels, 
chocolates, mints, 
snack mixes and much more 
are listed!  

**Please note that they will not be shipping chocolate until October because of the heat.

Visit The Farris Wheel online





Wichita's 144th Birthday Party at The Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum ~ Sunday July 20th 1 pm - 5 pm

 Wichita's 144th Birthday Party
Sunday, July 20th 2014
1 pm - 5 pm
Wichita - Sedgwick County Historical Museum
204 S. Main - Wichita Ks

Discover Wichita's wonderful history wandering the four floors of the Museum's exhibits located in Wichita's original 1890 City Hall Building.
Enjoy special tours, crafts, activities and refreshments!

Free Admission for those bringing a Birthday Card

For more information, please visit the
Wichita - Sedgwick County Historical Museums website

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Kansas Humane Society "All for the Paws" Concert featuring Scotty McCreery ~ Sunday August 10th

Dont miss the "All for the Paws" Concert featuring Scotty McCreery!
The Cotillion - 11120 W. Kellogg - Wichita, Ks
Sunday, August 10th 2014
Doors open at 6:30 pm - Show starts at 7:30 pm

Photo Credit
Kansas Humane Society

Tickets on Sale now!  You can purchase tickets from the Kansas Humane Society, 
The Cotillion Box Office or online at www.thecotillion.com

General Admission tickets 
 $25 for Early Bird ~ July 11th - July 17th
$30 ~ July 18th - August 9th
$35 ~ Day of the Show

VIP Tickets are sold out!

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Night of Treasures, Rock On! Museum of World Treasures July 26th

This summer, you’re invited to party like a rock star to benefit the Museum of World Treasures!
The Museum will host its annual Night of Treasures, Rock On! fundraiser at
 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 26.  
 The rockin’ evening will kick off with the VIP hour at 6 p.m.,
featuring exclusive food and complimentary signature drinks. 
General admission will start at 7 p.m. and include an assortment of buffets from local businesses,
 unlimited beer and wine, and an epic concert from the local band Lucky People.

 The event will host an exciting silent and live auction. Prepare to bid on a basketball signed by Coach Marshall and the record-breaking 2014 Wichita State University men’s team, a gorgeous red Labrador, and tickets to Disney World. Expect to be transported to the ultimate rock and roll club, featuring neon lights, a kickin DJ, and themed signature drinks.


All proceeds benefit the Museum of World Treasures, a non-profit educational organization.
 Don’t miss your opportunity to rock and roll for a night. 
Please call the Museum at 316-263-1311 for more information. 
To purchase tickets online go to:

VIP Experience: $75, ($35 tax-deductible, limited number available). VIP Table for eight guests, iced champagne, and premium concert seating: $700 ($380 tax-deductible, limited number available). General Admission: $50 ($35 tax-deductible).
Fan Club Sponsor, includes two VIP tickets: $500, ($420 tax-deductible)

Museum of World Treasures
835 E. 1st St. N.
Wichita KS  67202


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