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Orienteering is a map adventure challenge. You will be given a detailed map with a course pre-marked on it. You will navigate to the bright orange and white markers, using the map to find your way. You can participate as a team or an individual; you can race competitively or hike leisurely. Perfect for kids of all ages.

What to Bring: Bring your self and a sense of adventure! May want a change of shoes and socks depending on the weather. Map reading and compass instructions will be offered. Last minute changes (if needed) will be announced on our Facebook page.

Location

872 N1402 Rd, Lawrence, KS
Location Details: Outside the Clinton Corps of Engineers Office: start and registration

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Newton Medical Center will sponsor its second annual 5K and 1-mile fun walk, Run NMC! The race begins on the hospital campus at 9 a.m. Oct. 3. Registration is $20 for the 5K and $15 for the 1-mile walk. Register in advance online at https://runsignup.com/Race/KS/Newton/RunNMC. Race day registration begins at 8 a.m. Serving our community would be impossible without the amazing nursing staff here at Newton Medical Center, and we’re pleased to announce that all proceeds from Run NMC will go toward the Sandra Qamar Nursing Scholarship.

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600 Medical Center Drive, Newton, KS

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The Portland Alley Pedalfest is an annual bicycling music festival that takes place in Iola, Kansas on the first weekend after Labor Day. For 2016, the dates are September 10th and 11th.

Location

200 Park Avenue, Iola, KS
Location Details: Riverside Park

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T'ai Chi Chih is joy through movement! Combining T'ai Chi Chih with the natural beauty of the Arboretum will allow the class participant to feel more connected to earth, to your own essence and to others around you. These outdoor classes at the water's edge and are very peaceful. This series teaches all 19 movements.
$48.00 members/ $66.00 non-members. Non-member fee includes Arboretum admission.

What to Bring: Proper attire for activity

Location

8909 W. 179th Street, Overland Park, KS
Location Details: Overland Park Arboretum

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Get ready for a splashing good time with Shawnee County Parks and Recreation and the Shawnee County Health Agency as they partner to host the first ever Water-A-Palooza! Grab your swimsuits and towels and head to Shawnee North Family Aquatic Center (300 NE 43rd) on Friday, July 24 from 6-7 p.m.

Location

300 NE 43rd St, Topeka, KS
Location Details: Shawnee North Family Aquatic Center

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Navigate your way from checkpoint to checkpoint using a map and your brain! What is the best route? You get to decide. It's like a treasure hunt! Trophies to the fastest navigators. Perfect for kids of all ages.

What to Bring: No need to bring anything. Instruction is available for first timers.

Location

Gage Park, Topeka, KS

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Can you navigate from checkpoint to checkpoint? Use a map to pick the best route. It's like a treasure hunt! Perfect for kids of all ages. free event for first timers. Instruction will be offered before you start on the course.

What to Bring: No need to bring anything. Instruction will be offered. Last minute changes due to weather will be announced on our Facebook page.

Location

2385 Irving Hill road, Lawrence, KS

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