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■ Soup Du Jour with Chef Loren | February 3rdWhere is it: Central Standard BrewingA FRENCH POP UP! Come down for a traditional taste of the South of France. Chef Loren Fields is a local foodie with worldly taste buds, whipping up a Bouillabaisse for the evening. Prawns, scallops and white fish swimming in a lobster and saffron broth. Served with bread, this soup won’t disappoint.
■ Sleight-ly Tipsy at Loony Bin Wichita | February 4thWhere is it: The Loony Bin2022 Midwest Championship of Comedy Magic winner and youngest stage veteran comes to the Loony Bin every month with Sleight-ly Tipsy, the 90-minute magic show that crowns the Midwest! Audiences love Christian’s shows with their offhand goofy comedy, ridiculous props, and impossible magic tricks. Tickets are $18 for the next show on February 4th at 5pm, so grab them before they’re sold out!
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■ Discover Girl Scouts: Wichita | January 31stWhere is it: Boston Recreation CenterYou are invited to become a Girl Scout! From exploring the great outdoors to inspiring her next big idea, Girl Scouts can take her where she wants to go. Join us from 5:30pm to 6:30pm at the Boston Recreation Center in Wichita for activities and learning more about the Girl Scouts.
■ Pokemon League Tuesday Night | January 31stWhere is it: Wizards Asylum Pokémon League is a fun and accessible way for Pokémon fans to come together and have fun! League events are open to all Pokémon TCG and video game players, regardless of experience or skill level. Using your Pokémon cards and video games, you can play, trade, and even earn great prizes! The best part is, you can do all of this with other Pokémon players who love to collect and play as much as you do.
■ 1 million cups | February 1stWhere is it: Groover Labs1 Million Cups is a free weekly national program designed to educate, engage and connect entrepreneurs. Every Wednesday morning at 8:45am, one or two early-stage startups present their companies to a diverse audience of peers, mentors, educators, and consultants.
■ WSU Men’s Basketball vs. Houston No. 3 | February 2ndWhere is it: Carlo Koch Arena
■ Greater Kansas RV Show | February 2-5Where is it: Century IICamper owners and adventurers can find the lowest prices of the year at the Greater KS RV Show. From the convenience of Wichita’s Century II Convention Hall, window shoppers and ready shoppers can browse the wide selection of Jayco, KZ, Grand Design, and many more quality lines.
■ Thursday Night Pinball League | February 2ndWhere is it: The ArcadeThe Arcade doors open at 6pm. League matches will commence at 6.30pm, after this point no practice games will be permitted in league matches. This championship will last 7 weeks, 6 weeks of qualifiers and 1 week of finals. Only your best 4 out of 6 qualifying weeks will be used to determine your final placement. Scores lower than 2 weeks will not be used. Each qualifying week, starting January 5 and ending February 9, will consist of a bench of 5 matches. The format for the qualifying weeks is Best Game, one try per machine.
■ Skate night for adults | 3 February Where: Carousel Skate CenterJoin us for Adult Night every Friday! Must be 21 years old with valid ID. $10 cover (skates included). Beer and mixed drinks available. Check out our feature on what to expect here.
■ Snow Glow | February 3 Where: Mid-America All-Indian MuseumIt’s a nightly sledding event you’ll never forget, featuring music provided by DJ Karetaker, LED light show, food trucks, and snow provided by Snow Bros Snowmakers. Pre-registration is required and will be available on our website. Bring a non-metal sled and enjoy playing in the artificial snow. *Event is subject to change due to weather conditions
■ Blood Orchard Vintage Market and Southside Food Truck Rally | February 4 Where: ReBorn boutique & marketplaceJoin us for shopping all things vintage, rustic, shabby-chic, handmade, homemade and small business items! We’re back!!! After a wonderful holiday season with our family and friends, we are ready to see you ALL!!! Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we’ll be ready to spread the and have some amazing vendors for your significant other to shop from!
■ Cupid 2 miles crawl | February 4thWhere is it: Sedgwick County Park Join us at the seventh annual Cupid 2 Mile Crawl on February 4th at 8:30am. The race will take place at the Horseshoe Shelter within Sedgwick Co Park. This will be a flat and fast 2 mile ride for singles and couples! Participants will receive a long-sleeved race jersey, custom bib, finisher medals, and timing chip. Hot chocolate and donuts will be served after the ride.
■ 2023 Wichita Cat Annual Fancy Cat Show | February 4thWhere is it: The CotillionPeople are invited to enter their unregistered cats in the show’s pet division, a category that celebrates the beauty of the everyday cat. Cats must be at least 4 months old, spayed or neutered if older than 8 months, up to date with all vaccinations, good temperament and undeclared. The entry fee is $30 per cat.
■ Entertainment Evening Benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society | February 4thWhere is it: Aloft WichitaTeam “Cancer SLAYers” invites you to a special night of performances benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society! Come and enjoy some amazing singing and beautiful dancing by local and regional artists.
■ Galentine’s Day 2023 Drag Brunch | February 5thWhere is it: Odd Fellow HallJoin CoAct Kansas for a fabulous Drag Brunch buffet, benefiting the Wichita Family Crisis Center. Enjoy delicious food, sparkling mimosas, and an all-star drag show featuring some of Wichita’s best artists. Not only will you have a blast, but you’ll also be supporting a vital cause that helps families in crisis. Don’t miss your chance to win amazing raffle prizes at $5 a ticket, all while supporting a great cause. Gather your closest friends and join us for a day of fun, laughter and giving back. Don’t wait, secure your entrance tickets now before they sell out!
■ Rock’s Dugout Sportscard and Sports Memorabilia Show | February 5thWhere is it: Northrock Lanes Retailers from Kansas and neighboring states set up to sell and buy sports cards and sports memorabilia in the Northrock Bowling Lanes concourse. Free admission. Over 50 tables.
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■ Rhea Wool Consignment Sale | February 12-17Where is it: Century II Upscale Resale for Savvy Families! Rhea Lana’s Kids Shipping Event is Wichita’s Largest Kids Shipping Sale! Hundreds of families come together to sell thousands of high quality, gently used baby items at BARGAIN prices!
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