Japanese Light/Dark Designs

Thursday, April 27, 2017 | 9-10:30 a.m. | Shawnee North Community Center – 300 NE 43rd St. Adults

Create paper designs using a Japanese concept of light/dark harmony called Notan. Once you get started, it’s hard to stop! Finished designs are suitable for framing – or work on a smaller scale to make notecards. Materials provided. To register, call Shawnee North Community Center, 785-286-0676.

Money Smart -Get Moving! Home Financing - Mortgage Optons

Thursday, April 27, 2017 | 6-7 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Adults

Thinking about buying a home, but confused about all the mortgage loan options available? Can you even qualify for a mortgage? Attend this workshop and get your questions answered by a panel of experts in mortgage lending. Presented by Capitol Federal®, HCCI, and Bank of Kansas City

Master Gardener Series: Growing and Using Herbs

Thursday, April 27, 2017 | 7-8 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101B Adults

Edibles and ornamental. Outside, inside, unique, fun, beautiful, flavorful, healing. Herbs, you say? Don't miss out on the missing ingredient. Presented by Shawnee County Extension's Master Gardeners.

Money Smart - Retirement Planning & Medicaire

Thursday, April 27, 2017 | 7:15 p.m.-8:45 a.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Adults

Jerry Huff, J.D. will walk you through Social Security Rules in the first half of the program. Learn how to maximize your Social Security Benefits. The second half will be about Medicare - Making the best Choices for Your Insurance Needs. Presented by Susan Harris, Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging.

Trivia Night @ Your Library

Friday, April 28, 2017 | 6:30-9 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium Adults

Enter as a team of 5-8 friends, coworkers or family members working together to answer 100 questions from 10 categories. Prizes will be awarded to the top trivia teams! Doors open at 6 p.m. The Millennium Café will be open until 6:30 p.m. Registration required and begins March 1. Go to Registration begins Wednesday, March 1.

Trivia Afternoon @ Your Library

Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 3-5:30 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium Adults

A repeat of the popular Friday Trivia Night program. Enter as a team of up to 8 people working together to answer 100 questions from 10 categories for fun and prizes. The Millennium Café will be open for snacks and drinks. Registration is required, and begins March 1. Go to Registration begins Wednesday, March 1.

Medicare Mondays

Monday, May 1, 2017 | 1-3 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Adults

Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas helps you navigate the complex web of Medicare.

League of Women Voters Tuesday Topics: Mayor Larry Wolgast

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101BC Adults

Mayor Larry Wolgast, City of Topeka will present Topeka: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow. The meeting is free and the public is invited to attend. Millennium Cafe-catered luncheon at 11:30 a.m. for $9.25; program from 12-1 p.m.

​Makers' Article Club - 712i

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 | 5:30-7 p.m. | 712 Innovations, 712 Kansas Ave. Adults

Like a book club, but with less commitment and more hardware. Discuss articles related to Maker Culture the first Tuesday of every month at 712 Innovations, Topeka's Co-Workspace/Makerspace/Incubator. For articles and more information email Meg at

Appliqué with Felt

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 | 1-2:30 p.m. | Crestview Community Center – 4801 SW Shunga Dr. Adults

Learn the basics of appliqué with felt. With a few simple stitches, you can make a colorful coaster and develop skills to use for larger projects. Materials provided. To register, call Crestview Community Center, 785-251-2960. adults