"The Wakarusa Wetlands in Word & Image: Making It Real"

On Saturday, October 28, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Committee on Imagination & Place will celebrate the Wakarusa Wetlands with a morning of photography and painting demonstrations, writing and poetry workshops, nature walks, history talks, and more. This is an opportunity to experience the wetlands with contributors to the book "The Wakarusa Wetlands in Word & Image" published in 2005 by the Committee with the Lawrence Arts Center. The book will also be available for purchase. Session leaders will include book editor Denise Low, writers Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg and Elizabeth Schultz, artists Lisa Grossman and Kyle Gerstner, naturalist Ken Lassman and historian Mike Caron.The event is free and open to the public.Bring cameras, sketch pads, or journals. And, be prepared with warm clothing, sturdy shoes, hats, sunglasses, water, snacks, and a chair or blanket. No modern facilities are available on-site.The Wetlands are located south of 31st St. in Lawrence; enter 1/2-mile east of Louisiana St. or 1/2-mile west of Haskell Ave. Park along 31st St.For information: lacgallery@sunflower.com, 785-843-2787. Go to www.imaginationandplace.org "Coming Up" to download the complete schedule.

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