Bean There, Read That: The End of Your Life Book Club

Pick up a copy of The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe for the Tuesday January 27, 2015 7-8:30PM Bean There, Read That book discussion at The Classic Bean (21st and Fairlawn) for folks in their 20s and 30s! During her treatment for cancer, Mary Anne Schwalbe and her son Will spent many hours sitting in waiting rooms together. […]

Holiday Ornaments and Collectibles: Display them, treasure them, preserve them

You may not be a collector–but do you have holiday ornaments and family mementos that you enjoy every year?  Then-guess what-you do have a collection that is worth preserving and displaying well.  Here are some tips: PRESERVING & ORGANIZING  Tips for preserving hand-crafted ornaments: Store in sealable plastic bags and containers NEVER cardboard,  Use confetti/shredded […]

Enjoy a “Windy Holiday”

  Join the Topeka Woodwind Quintet in one of the first celebrations of the holiday season,  Sun. Nov. 30, 2014 at 3 p.m. in Marvin Auditorium. Selections will range from traditional Classical pieces to popular standards. You’ll hear a windy rendition of old favorites such as the Wassail Song, Angels we have heard on High, […]

Recycled, Upcycled Holiday

The holiday season is a perfect time to experiment with making recycled and upcycled gifts and decorations. When you give a gift made from recycled materials, you are not only giving a thoughtful handmade gift – you are also giving a gift with a teensy-weensy carbon footprint! And who doesn’t love that?