Opening: More Than a Game: Basketball and Community Spirit
- Friday, March 30, 2012, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- Watkins Museum of History, 1047 Massachusetts St., Lawrence
- Age limit: Not available
On Friday, March 30, the Watkins Museum will open the exhibition More Than a Game: Basketball and Community Spirit. Photos and artifacts in the exhibition illustrate James Naismith’s and Forrest “Phog” Allen’s roles in shaping the game we know today and its influence in the community. The exhibition examines basketball as a source of community pride and a force for social change in Lawrence. The Final Friday event will be held from 6-8 PM. Visitors are invited to view the exhibit, enjoy refreshments and live music.