March 2017
Tuesday, March 28
--Weather 101 (Lawrence) -- 7pm-8:30pm. Lawrence Public Library. A presentation from the National Weather Service in Topeka. It includes information about severe thunderstorm development, identification of important features, and safety and preparedness tips. All Hazard radios will be sold with on-site programming available. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Douglas County Emergency Management at 785-832-5259.
April 2017
Friday, April 7
--AAUP Book, Jacket and Journal Show (Lawrence) -- 9am-5pm weekdays. March 27- April 7. University Press of Kansas, 2502 Westbrooke Circle. Free and open to the public. A traveling exhibit of books and covers recognized for excellence in design and manufacture. Further information at
Friday, April 21
--Relay for Life of KU (Lawrence) -- 6pm-6am. Ambler Student Recreation Fitness Center, 1740 Watkins Center Drive. Supporting the American Cancer Society. More information at
Saturday, April 22
--March for Babies (Lawrence) -- 9am. Buford Watson Jr. Park. All proceeds benefiting the work and service of March of Dimes. Learn more at
--Open House/Retirement Reception (Lawrence) -- 2pm-4pm. Wakarusa River Valley Heritage Museum, County Road 6, Clinton Lake, Lawrence. The historical society will be honoring founding member Martha Parker as she retires from her position as Director. Open to the public. More info at
Saturday, April 29
--March for Babies (Topeka) -- 10am. Lake Shawnee, Shelter House A & B. All proceeds benefiting the work and service of March of Dimes. Learn more at
--Walk of Hope (Lawrence) -- 9am. Holcom Recreation Center. The event is designed to raise awareness of Huntington's Disease and serves as a fundraising effort to find a cure for this disabling disease. Prize giveaways and silent auction. No registration fee required. Open to everyone. Learn more at 
 May 2017
 Saturday, May 6
--Kansas Food Truck Festival (Lawrence) -- 4pm-10pm. Warehouse Arts District. 30 food trucks and live entertainment. Proceeds from ticket sales to benefit Just Food.
--Paw Valley Festival and 5K (Lawrence) -- 10am-2pm. South Park. Dog-friendly 5K kicks off 10am, followed by Paw Valley Festival featuring local vendors, food and beer, music, contests, and activities for all ages (and for Fido, too!). 5K registration fees to benefit Lawrence Humane Society. Festival is free and open to the public. More info at
 June 2017
Friday, June 9
--Relay for Life Douglas County (Lawrence) -- 5:30pm-2:30am. Free State High School. Proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Society. Team information at
Saturday, June 10
--Summer Spray 5K Series (Eudora) -- 7:30am Race Start. Sign-up and info at
--9th Annual Keith McFadden Memorial Golf Tournament (Kansas City, KS) -- 7am registration, 8am shotgun start, 1pm lunch and awards. Painted Hills Golf Course, 7101 Parallel Parkway, KCK. To benefit Head for the Cure. Information and registration at
Saturday, June 24
--Summer Spray 5K Series (Baldwin City) -- 7:30am Race Start. Sign-up and info at
July 2017
Saturday, July 15
--Summer Spray 5K Series (Tonganoxie) -- 7:30am Race Start. Sign-up and info at
August 2017


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