KU Faculty Exhibition artist draws inspiration from family history, plight of refugees

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Red Dog's Dog Days: Summer 2016 weekday sessions

Lawrence High School


Lawrence, KS Activities

Jurassic Garden at Powell Gardens

Powell Gardens

9:00am – 5:00am


Exhibit: "A Hike Through History"

Lawrence Public Library

9:00am – 9:00pm

Lawrence, KS Art

Toddler Storytime

Lawrence Public Library

9:00am – 10:00am

Lawrence, KS Children

Toddler Storytime

Lawrence Public Library

10:00am – 11:00am

Lawrence, KS Children

Scrabble: Open Play

Lawrence Senior Center

1:00pm – 4:00pm

Lawrence, KS Activities

Mindfulness Meditation

Lavender House, 1600 New Hampshire

2:00pm – 3:00pm


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Weekend Guide: 'Angel Street;' Headquarters Presents 'Everybody Day!'; Simple Gifts; Poke(mon) Around Historic Oak Hill

This weekend in Lawrence: twists and turns galore in Kansas Repertory Theatre's "Angel Street," a party in the park hosted by Headquarters, the "Simple Gift" of (free) music and a Pokemon-minded history lesson at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Datebook: Pilates, Summer Youth Theatre and more events for July 22

Lawrence and area events for July 22.

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Downtown Lawrence Sidewalk Sale deemed a success despite heat

Blazing-hot temperatures didn’t seem to keep bargain hunters away from downtown Lawrence Thursday, as thousands of shoppers descended upon Massachusetts Streets and its side streets for the 57th annual Downtown Lawrence Sidewalk Sale.

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Expect hot deals, temperatures at Thursday's Downtown Lawrence Sidewalk Sale

With nearly 100 businesses participating, Thursday’s 57th annual Downtown Lawrence Sidewalk Sale is sure to be a hot one — because of the hot deals to be found and because, well, it’s going to be really, really hot outside. Before hitting the streets along with an estimated 10,000 to 20,000 of your fellow bargain hunters, consider reading up on the basics first. Here’s a quick rundown to get you started. For a look at specific deals being offered at downtown shops, check out our block-by-block guide.

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Library's 'A Hike Through History' chronicles Lawrence's hidden past

On any given day, the Burroughs Creek Trail functions as a quiet retreat for East Lawrence residents. The 1.7-mile pathway, which stretches from 11th Street in the north to 23rd Street in the south, might host joggers on their morning routes, dog walkers, cyclists or neighbors out for an evening stroll. But the trail, which was developed along the route of an abandoned rail corridor and opened to visitors in 2010, could also be so much more.

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Style Scout: Shanon Fouquet

Fashion trends you love: Right now, boho stuff. Bohemian, earthy, hippie stuff.

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Vintage Players to perform annual 'Senior Moments' Saturday at Theatre Lawrence

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Shakespeare 400 at your library

Perhaps you’re all up to date on all #Shakespeare400, but I (and here I hang my librarian head) have only paid glancing attention to the ...

Reading under the influence with James Patterson’s Bookshots

If Nike gave out shoe deals for authors, James Patterson would be the first to have a line of $120 premium sneakers. Literary tastes aside, ...

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