The Arc’s Lights run thru December 28th

The Arc’s Lights are now open!

November 24th – December 28th 2016

Enter from W. Douglas Ave at N. St Paul St (between West St & Meridian Ave).

The Arc’s Lights support programs for people with disabilities.  Bring your family to this wonderful drive-thru light display with over 100 “new” displays this year!

Fridays & Saturdays admission is $10 a carload (tax included). Advance tickets can be purchased at or at area Quiktrips for only $8.00 (tax included).  Sundays – Thursdays admission is by donation.  Pre-purchased tickets can be used Sunday-Saturday.  Donations are always appreciated those evenings and every night.

The Arc’s Lights open at 5:30 pm every night.  Regular closing time is Sun – Thurs 9:00pm, Fri & Sat 10:00pm (and Dec 19, 20, 21, 22), and Christmas Eve 11:30 pm.

Santa photo nights will be every Friday, Saturday, & Sunday through Dec 23 (5:30 – 8:30pm). Other nights for Santa photos include:  Dec 19, 20, 21, 22 (5:30 – 8:30pm)  Printed photos with Santa are a $5 donation or take a photo with your camera for a donation.

Pet Photo Night will be December 15th  5:30-7:30pm

Photo Courtesy of The Arc’s Lights
Photo Courtesy of The Arc’s Lights

For more information:, Facebook and Twitter TheArcsLights – #TheArcsLights

Bountiful Blessings – Sharing & Shopping Event, Saturday November 12th 1 pm – 4 pm

Join your friends for a fun Shopping Event to help benefit the Carpenter Place

Saturday, November 12th 1 pm – 4 pm

Carpenter Place | 1501 N. Meridian Ave, Wichita Ks 67203

$2 Admission = entry into Raffle Drawings and access to amazing shopping!

30+ vendors, fabulous prizes and more!

There will be other shopping opportunities at this event where 100% of the proceeds go to Carpenter Place:  a bake sale, CP tree (think angel tree), vendor bingo, etc.   Watch their Facebook Event page for more updates coming soon!

Graphic Credit – Carpenter Place

For more information, visit Carpenter Place on Facebook @CarpenterPlace

Movies on the Mezzanine – Maize South High School *Saturday October 29th

“Movies on the Mezzanine”

Maize South High School | 3701 N Tyler Rd, Wichita, KS 67205

Saturday, October 29th, 2016

Doors open at 5:30 pm, ‘Casper’ (PG) starts at 6:00 pm and ‘Lights Out’ (PG-13)  starts at 8:00 pm.

$5 suggested donation per person (pay at the door).  Concessions will be available.
Enter through the west entrance behind MSHS and follow the signs leading to the doors. Bring lawn chairs and blankets!   All proceeds collected will go towards putting together care packages for the homeless this winter. Care packages will include blankets, gloves, hats, protein bars, water, chapstick, and deodorant.
Sponsored by Kent Audio Visual
Graphic Credit – C. Blaske

CACOW (Community Adjuvabit Club of Wichita) is an interactive volunteer club at Maize South High School.  Click here for more information on this Club and their Winter Homeless Drive!

Visit their Facebook Event Page for more information on this Event

13th Annual PEDALFest Gear Up to Give Back *Saturday, August 20th 2016

Gear up to give back at Heartspring’s 13th Annual PedalFest bike ride on Saturday, August 20, 2016 to benefit Heartspring Pediatric Services and local children with special needs.

PedalFest features a route for every level of rider, including a 100K, 50K, 25K and 5K Family Ride starting and ending at Heartspring’s campus in east Wichita. The ride is fully supported with SAG (Support and Gear) Stops on every route for riders to rest, rehydrate and replenish.

After the ride, participants are invited to join the Post-Ride Celebration including a complimentary lunch, beer garden, music and family activities!

Gear up to give back as we ride to make a difference in the lives of children with special needs.

Read more about the inspiring children you are riding for HERE.

Register today at

Photo Credit - Heartspring
Photo Credit – Heartspring

Thanks to all of the Sponsors for this Event!  Here is a list of some of the Sponsors – The Gold Gear Sponsors: Delta Dental of Kansas, Cargill Cares, Textron Aviation Employee Uplift Fund, and the Silver Spokes Sponsors: Textron Financial, Emprise Bank, USI Insurance Services, and Bicycle X-Change.

For more information, visit PEDALFest Online

Follow Heartspring on Twitter  @Heartspring

Photo Credit - Heartspring
Photo Credit – Heartspring


10th Annual St. Patricks Parade in Historic Delano *Saturday, March 12th High Noon

Mark your Calendars for the 10th Annual St. Patrick’s Parade  in Historic Delano!

Join your friends for this fun Event!

Saturday, March 12th – Parade begins at High Noon

Along Douglas from McLean west to Walnut

Visit Links below for more information! 

Graphic Courtesy - Historic Delano, Inc.
Graphic Courtesy – Historic Delano, Inc.


Historic Delano   Online ♦ Facebook Twitter

St. Patrick’s Parade  Twitter 

Branson Night in Wichita – Jefferson Elementary School Fundraiser *March 10th 7:30 PM

Get your taste of Branson right here in Wichita!  March 10th 2016 – 7:30 PM

Church of the Heartlands | 1010 W. 41st St. S, Wichita KS 67212

Branson Night in Wichita is an exciting night featuring the #1 Branson Comedian, Jarrett Dougherty, as well as singers Bruce Haynes, Joanna Jones and other Branson entertainers. Enjoy two hours of laughter and singing, as well as the opportunity to bid on some fabulous gift baskets in our silent auction!   Silent auction baskets include items such as gift cards to local businesses and restaurants, autographed memorabilia from some of your favorite sports teams, jewelry, tickets to sporting events and local attractions, and much more!   Doors open at 6 PM! 

Tickets $25 in advance, $30 at the Door

 All proceeds from the ticket sales and the silent auction go to Jefferson Elementary to help support their more than 400 students!

Visit this link  for Ticket information!  

Branson NIght in Wichita March 10th 2016
Graphic courtesy of Jefferson Elementary