Today in Lawrence: See the TEDxLawrence show on video

World yo-yo champion and juggler Mark Hayward catches balls catapulted by a giant mouse trap triggered by a dart from a blow gun as he performs a trick for the audience during his TEDx Lawrence talk in March. If you missed his show, you can see it on video tonight at Theatre Lawrence.

World yo-yo champion and juggler Mark Hayward catches balls catapulted by a giant mouse trap triggered by a dart from a blow gun as he performs a trick for the audience during his TEDx Lawrence talk in March. If you missed his show, you can see it on video tonight at Theatre Lawrence.

Peeking at summer

Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 75, with south wind 5 to 10 mph. Tonight: mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Saturday there is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 p.m. It will be partly sunny, with a high near 78. Sunday will be even warmer, with mostly sunny skies and a high near 82.

TEDx on the big screen

Did you miss TEDxLawrence at Liberty Hall in March? You have a chance to see the TEDxLawrence presentations on the screen at the Video Launch Party at Theatre Lawrence! The screening of presentations will be from 7 to 10 p.m. today at Theatre Lawrence, 4660 Bauer Farm Drive. There will be opportunities to meet TEDxLawrence speakers and organizers. The theater’s beverage bar will be open for business. The event is free, and everyone is welcome.

Dancing on point

The Point B Dance Carnival is a celebration of dance featuring jazz, hip hop, and contemporary styles of dance. New works will be performed by the 30 talented and creative members of the AIM Dance Company of Lawrence. Come see where art meets entertainment. The 7th Annual Point B Dance Carnival will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

Wild and Scenic Film Festival

The Wild and Scenic Film Festival puts the wilds on the big screen. The festival is similar to the Banff Mountain Film festival, which features environmental films and documentaries. This is a big event in which we (Friends of the Kaw, an environmental organization that preserves and protects the Kansas River) are giving away a kayak! The Wild and Scenic Film Festival is from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Liberty Hall, 644 Massachusetts St. For more about tickets and film titles, visit libertyhall.net.

Trucking in the food

Try something new from a kitchen on wheels: The Kansas Food Truck Festival is from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday in the Warehouse Arts District, Eighth and Pennsylvania streets. Try everything from local favorites to out-of-town culinary delights. Cost is $10; children 12 and younger are admitted free.

And you didn't think dogs could fly...

On this day, they can. Watch men's (and women's) best friends leap and soar at the Skyhoundz Local Championship: Distance/Accuracy Freestyle, at 2 p.m. Sunday in South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St. Want to be a judge? They're look for those, too! Sign up today.

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More May 1 events

Nearly New and Rummage Sale, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, 5700 W. Sixth St.

Lawrence Public Library Book Van, 9-10 a.m., Clinton Place, 2125 Clinton Parkway.

Mike Shurtz Trio featuring Erin Fox, 10:15-11:30 a.m., Signs of Life, 722 Massachusetts St.

Lawrence Public Library Book Van, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wyndham Place, 2551 Crossgate Drive.

“Buck Night,” 5 p.m.-close, Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive.

Lawrence Public Library Book Van, 1-2 p.m., Peterson Acres, 2930 Peterson Road.

Casserole dinner, 5:30 p.m., Eagles Lodge, 1803 W. Sixth St.

Opening reception: Lawrence Pottery Guild, [time, probably 6-8 p.m.?], Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St.

Bingo night, doors 5:30 p.m., refreshments 6 p.m., bingo starts 7 p.m., Eagles Lodge, 1803 W. Sixth St.

Russian Film Night: Летят журавли (The Cranes are Flying), 6-8:30 p.m., Regnier Hall 150, KU Edwards Campus, 12600 Quivira Road, Overland Park.

Mouse races, 7 p.m., VFW Post 852, 1801 Massachusetts St.

7th Annual Point B Dance Carnival, 7-9 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

Wild and Scenic Film Festival, 7-9 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Massachusetts St.

TEDxLawrence Video Launch Party, 7-10 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 4660 Bauer Farm Drive. Free. The public is invited.

KU School of Music: Visiting Artist Series - Deborah Brown, vocalist with KU Jazz Students, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive.

Flicks for Free - “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” 7:30 p.m., Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd.

Kansas City Symphony Classical Series: “Don Juan,” Plus Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20, 8 p.m., Helzberg Hall, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

More May 2 events

Lawrence Farmers Market, 7-11 a.m., 824 New Hampshire St. (parking lot on New Hampshire, between Eighth and Ninth streets).

Red Dog’s Dog Days workout, 7:30 a.m., parking lot in 800 block of Vermont St.

John Jervis, classical guitar, 8-11 a.m., Panera, 520 W. 23rd St.

Nearly New and Rummage Sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, 5700 W. Sixth St.

St. John Catholic Church Rummage Sale, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 1246 Kentucky St.

Eudora Indoor Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-noon, Market On Main, 724 Main St., Eudora.

City of Lawrence Electronic Recycling Event, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., KU Park & Ride east parking lot, Clinton Parkway and Crestline Drive.

Yard Waste Drop-Off and Compost/Woodchip Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wood Recovery and Compost Facility, 1420 E. 11th St.

Playing for Paws 2015, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., in front of US Bank, Ninth and Massachusetts streets.

Kansas City Symphony Presents: A Flute Master Class with Michael Gordon, 11 a.m., Helzberg Hall, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Third Annual R Bar-becue Contest to benefit Blue Santa program, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., R Bar & Patio, 610 Florida St.

Spring Parade of Homes, noon-5 p.m., locations at www.lawrenceparade.com.

Opening Day with free tours, 1 p.m., Black Jack Battlefield and Nature Park, 163 E 2000 Road, Baldwin.

She Lived! - the Dances of a Woman’s Life, 2-3 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

The Heart of America International Brotherhood of Magicians presents: Masters of Magic Tour 2015, 2:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 4660 Bauer Farm Drive.

Americana Music Academy Saturday Jam, 3 p.m., Americana Music Academy, 1419 Massachusetts St.

Kentucky Derby party, 4 p.m., Eagles Lodge, 1803 W. Sixth St.

Headpin Challenge, 6-9 p.m., Royal Crest Lanes, 933 Iowa St.

Lawrence Bridge Club, 6:30 p.m., Kaw Valley Bridge Center, 1025 N. 3rd St. (Partner required; first two visits free; call 785-760-4195 for more info.)

American Legion Bingo, doors open 4:30 p.m., first games 6:45 p.m., snack bar 5-8 p.m., American Legion Post #14, 3408 W. Sixth St.

7th Annual Point B Dance Carnival, 7-9 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

KU Opera: “Le nozze di Figaro,” 7:30 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theater, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive.

Flicks for Free - “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” 7:30 p.m., Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd.

The Heart of America International Brotherhood of Magicians presents: Masters of Magic Tour 2015, 7:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 4660 Bauer Farm Drive.

Kansas City Symphony Classical Series: “Don Juan,” Plus Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20, 8 p.m., Helzberg Hall, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

More May 3 events

Spring Parade of Homes, noon-5 p.m., locations at www.lawrenceparade.com.

Summer Youth Theater auditions, 2-5 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St. (Call 843-2787 for time slot.)

Kansas City Symphony Classical Series: “Don Juan,” Plus Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20, 2 p.m., Helzberg Hall, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Oak Hill Cemetery Walking Tour: Lawrence’s Arlington- Sharing Stories of Local Veterans, 2-4 p.m., Oak Hill Cemetery, 1605 Oak Hill Ave.

Community shopping event to benefit Lawrence Habitat for Humanity, 2-5 p.m., Ten Thousand Village, 835 Massachusestts St.

Baker University Orchestra Concert, 3:30 p.m., Rice Auditorium, Baker University, 618 Eighth St., Baldwin.

O.U.R.S. (Oldsters United for Responsible Service) dance, doors 5 p.m., potluck 7:15-7:45 p.m., dance 6-9 p.m., Eagles Lodge, 1803 W. Sixth St.

KU School of Music: University Band & Jazz Ensembles II & III, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive.

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