UPCOMING EVENTS

CHRISTMAS SWING DANCE

TUES

DEC 6

Kick off the holiday season with our family-friendly Christmas Swing Dance Party! Cost for adults is $10 at the door, or purchase a 4-lesson punch card for $30. Student entry is just $7.

If you’d like to bring a salty or sweet snack for our “snack potluck” please do, but snacks aren’t required to attend.
 
What to wear/bring:
  • All clothing type is welcome! Some will be dressing up for this in fancy attire
After this dance we will take a break and not have any lessons in December. But we’ll be back in January with lessons for both complete beginners and Level II dancers!

BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF TOPEKA

TUES

DEC
13

Join Boys & Girls Clubs of Topeka for a heart warming event this holiday season! Three of our remarkable Club members will share powerful stories about their lives, and attendees will help select the BGCT Youth of the Year who will go on to compete in the State competition. 

The evening will feature the beautiful acousitc music and storytellng of country music artist and Kansas native Chely Wright!

Sponsorships are still available and tickets are LIMITED! Visit Chely Wright Unplugged (bgctopeka.org) for more information. All proceeds benefit the kids and families in our community who need us most!

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE - FILM SCREENING (Rated PG)

FRI

DEC
16

Join Jayhawk Theatre as we bring some holiday cheer screening the classic film It’s a Wonderful Life.

FILM SYNOPSIS

After George Bailey (James Stewart) wishes he had never been born, an angel (Henry Travers) is sent to earth to make George’s wish come true. George starts to realize how many lives he has changed and impacted, and how they would be different if he was never there.

Runtime: 2 hrs. 16 mins.

LOVE ACTUALLY - FILM SCREENING (Rated R)

SAT

DEC
17

FILM SYNOPSIS

Follow the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.

Runtime: 2 hrs. 15 mins

Date night packages available which includes 2 tickets, 2 drinks* and 2 popcorns! 

*Choice of either wine or beer from Norsemen Brewing Company. Soda/Water can be substituted.

ATTENTION: Please note this film is rated R and 18+ age requirement will be enforced. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.

2023 Events

BEGINNER SWING DANCE LESSONS

TUES

JAN
10
17
24
31

Join us for a series of four beginner swing dance lessons on Tuesday nights in January. NO PARTNER OR PRIOR EXPERIENCE NECESSARY 
 
The cost is $10 per lesson or buy a punch card with four lessons for $30 (pay at the door). Half of the proceeds go to the restoration of the Jayhawk Theatre!
 
This lesson series will build from week to week, so please plan to attend starting at the beginning of the month if you have no prior Lindy Hop experience.
(Experienced Lindy Hop dancers can join anytime during September and/or join us for the social dances after the lessons.)
 
What to wear/bring:
  • Comfortable clothes you can move easily in
  • “Slippery” shoes without much grip
  • Water bottle

VIRTUAL PROGRAMMING MADE POSSIBLE BY

HISTORIC JAYHAWK THEATRE

720 SW Jackson St

Topeka, KS 66603

785.233.4295

info@jayhawktheatre.org

Historic Jayhawk Theatre