First Saturday in April
Journey for Sight
5K Walk/Run and 10K Run
At the Combat Air Museum
Certified 5K and 10K Course
Packet Pickup at Garry Gribbles in Topeka, 4 - 7 pm the night before.
7 am Late Registration and Packet Pick up at the Event Site.
8 am Race Start
Help sponsor an event with your donation or contribution to the Topeka Lions Foundation, a non-profit organization.
Sponsorships also receive advertising benefits and community exposure.
Click on the Journey for Sight Tab at the top to get sponsorship information.
Peace Poster Contest
Working with the Boys and Girls Club we offer a free kit to enter this global poster design competition. Prizes and recognition go the student at the local, district, state, national and global level. Top Prize for the overall winner if $5,000
Local Judging is in the late fall.
Lions Band Camp
Lions provide an opportunity for local band students to attend Lions Band Camp annually with a performance at the State Convention.
Annual Student Recognition Luncheon
Each year in April the Topeka Lions recognize two outstanding students from the seven area high schools with a reception and luncheon at the Top of the Tower. We learn about the schools and the student's future plans after high school.
WU Athletic Scholarship
Lions sponsor a scholarship to a deserving athlete annually at Washburn University.
Membership meetings held at Annie's Place in Gage Center (unless otherwise noted in the calendar)
2nd and 4th Monday of the month
from Noon - 1 pm
Come at 11:30 am if ordering from the menu. Guests are welcome at regular program meetings and service projects.
Meetings feature a program or speaker to highlight what is happening in the Topeka community. This might include historical reflections, or current issues that relate to services, concerns, or other hot topics an informed citizen would be interested to know. Contact Us if you would like to be a speaker or have a program to share.
View our program calendar to see a current list of programs, committee meetings and special events by date.
Days of the week are abbreviated: M19 would be Monday the 19th.
We Serve to make Topeka a Better Community
Spot Vision Screening
Vision screening for pre-school age children
contact us to schedule a screening.
Hummer Sports Park Concessions
Serving the community by working concessions at the Hummer Sports Park.
Contact Us to Volunteer.
Shunga Trail Clean Up
2nd Saturday of the month
23rd and Washburn Ave.
7:30 am - 9:00 am (coffee afterwards - optional)
Eyeglass Collection and Sorting Party
Members are assigned to pick up used eyeglasses at drop-off locations throughout the city. Twice a year we host a sorting party to sort the glasses and prepare them for shipment to be used in third world countries.
Drop off used eyeglasses the Red Carpet Room at the Topeka/Shawnee Public Library.
This volunteer fields inquiries about our sight services program to provide eyeglasses to those in need. Contact Us for more information or if you would like to volunteer to help.