Bod Briefs Issue 14

Kansas City Restaurant Week

Jan. 11 – 20 Kansas City is hosting Restaurant Week. More than 200 of the most popular restaurants in Kansas City are serving multi-course meals at a lower price. Ten percent of sales from each meal benefit three local charities: Boys & Girl Club of Greater Kansas City, KC Regioinal Destination Development Foundation and the Greater KC Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. 

PTKAW Hygiene Products Drive

Phi Theta Kappa Alumni of Washburn University is having a hygiene products drive Jan. 14 – Feb. 14. All of the collected items will be given to people in need in Shawnee, Pottawatomie and Wabunsee counties with the help of the Community Health Ministry. PTKAW is looking for donations of new soap bars, shampoo and toothpaste tubes. There will be boxes for donations in the Living Learning Center lobby and Mabee Library by the main entrance.

Topeka Pilots vs. Odessa Jackalopes

7:05 p.m. Jan. 18, 7:05 p.m. Jan. 19 and 4:05 p.m. Jan. 20 the Topeka Pilots face off against the Odessa Jackalopes at the Kansas Expocentre. Tickets range from $10 to $16. Enjoy a local hockey game with friends. After the game Jan. 18, join the Pilots team, staff, and mascot Ace at HHB BBQ located at 906 S. Kansas Ave for a post game party.

Friends of the Library Book and Media Sale

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 19 at Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, come buy donated books, music and movies from the Friends of the Library to raise money for the library. Noon to 3 p.m. Jan. 20, come fill a provided grocery sack for $10 at the Bag Sale.

Topeka Gun Show

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 19 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 20 visit the Kansas Expocentre for the Topeka Gun Show hosted by RK Shows. RK Shows displays guns, hunting supplies, military surplus and outdoor gear to educate, answer questions and help individuals find what they are looking for. 

Union Daze

Starting at 11 a.m. Jan. 22, get free Pepsi samples on the main level of the Memorial Union. 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 23 Coffee Talks takes place in the Union Underground discussing Themester and knowing the First amendment. 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 24 experience a Winter Wonderland on the main level of the union. 

Topeka Symphony Orchestra

Who am I, and Where am I going? concert takes place at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19 at 2100 SE 29th St. in Topeka. Listen to poetry and prose responses to giant philosophical questions including Hansel and Gretel Prelude, Knoxville: Summer of 1915 and Symphony No. 4.