calendar 3.9.2020 (pdf)



Youth Related Projects/Activities

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. 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.

Become a Lion

Membership meetings:  held at Madison Street Diner - Inside the Ramada downtown.
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:  Example -  M19 would be Monday the 19th.  

Visit our Facebook Page for upcoming events

Topeka Lions Facebook Page



Service Projects

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.

Eyeglass Procurement

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.


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.