WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) We compiled a few things to do around your town that you won't need a reservation for and don't need to spend a lot of money on for this Valentine's Day.
Love your partner and love your community by going on a date as a volunteer at one of Wichita's community organizations.
Bike Walk Wichita hosts volunteer opportunities every Tuesday and Thursday where people can come help fix up donated bikes. Learn more about bicycles and other bike-friendly initiatives in Wichita. Volunteering starts at 6:00 p.m. on Valentine's Day and runs until 8:00 p.m. at 131 S Laura in downtown Wichita. More info here.
The Kansas Humane Society is also always looking for volunteers for a number of tasks that involve working with animals. See more information about volunteering at KHS on their website.
COOK AT HOME
Instead of spending money on expensive dinner reservations, try cooking a romantic dinner at home. Couples can spend time together in the kitchen while also enjoying a homecooked dinner.
Executive Chef John Michael provides several concepts for couples to try out if they don't want to spend a lot of money on Valentine's Day dinners. For the first dish, chef built a cheese and cutlery board. His advises to go with a variety of cheese flavors, meat flavors, and add several nuts or olives.
For more from Chef John Michael, see the videos above.
What better way to build relationships than building muscle? Grab your partner and go for a jog. Several Wichita-area gyms are also offering couples deals to get you started.
Genesis Health Clubs is offering a partners' yoga class for beginners, intermediate, or advanced levels. The yoga class takes place next Tuesday, February 19th from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Read more here.
Fleet Feet Pub Run: Free
Running groups will meet at Fleet Feet off Maize Road at 6:00 p.m. with a fun "speed dating" event taking place after the run. Check out the group's Facebook page for event info.
Bring Your Boo to Bliss: $39.50 for two
Grab your someone special and come climb a rock wall. Taking place all day at Bliss Climbing and Fitness, you and a partner can get climbing lessons, gear rental, and a bonus gift from the staff for a little less than $40. Check out the group's Facebook page for event info.
SWEET DEALS ON SWEET TREATS
Freezing Moo is offering BOGO ice cream specials when you say "Be my Valentine." Bring a friend or partner to grab two bowls of rolled ice cream for the price of one. More info here.
Andy's Frozen Custard is also offering a BOGO deal on frozen custard. Starting today at 6:00 p.m. bring a friend or partner to the ice cream parlor to get two bowls for the price of one. More info here.
Delano's Milkfloat built an entire menu full of Valentine's themed treats. It's called "A Very Milkfloat Valentine's Day" and includes heart-shaped tarts, and other pink and red treats. It starts at 8:00 a.m. and lasts all day. More info here.