Event: 2019 KidWind Challenge Description: KidWind is an annual event which gives students the opportunity to explore the power of wind by building and testing their own wind turbines and then compete against other middle and high school teams. This year, four regional competitions are scheduled. The winners of each will compete in the statewide competition for a chance to move on to the nationals in Houston, Texas. Dates/Locations: Northeast Regional: Manhattan, February 14, 2019 Southeast Regional: Burlington, March 1, 2019 Southwest Regional: Great Bend, March 5, 2019 Northwest Regional: Oakley, March 7, 2019 Statewide Finals: Topeka, March 30, 2019 Click here for more information and to register!
Event: Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Refuge Earth Day Festival Description: Will feature a rain Barrel workshop, recycling activities, alternative energy demonstrations, plant give-away, and more. Date/Time: April 13, 2019, 9am-5pm Location: 204 NE 60 Road, Great Bend, KS 67530
Event: Topeka Zoo Earth Day Description: Will feature informational booths and hands-on activities from agencies around NE Kansas, as well as make and take crafts, edible activities, puppet shows, and more. Date/Time: April 20, 2019, 9am-3pm Location:635 SW Gage Blvd, Topeka, KS 66606
Event: Kansas History and Environmental Fair Description: Teaches students grades four through six how Kansans have been "living green" for generations. Date/Time: April 25, 2019, 9am-3pm Location: 6425 SW 6th Avenue, Topeka, KS 66615