Archive for Wednesday, December 24, 2008

New Year’s Eve event planned for children

December 24, 2008


The Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department will host an overnight event for children on New Year’s Eve.

Children ages 5 to 12 can ring in the New Year by playing games and participating in other activities. The event will run from 8 p.m. Dec. 31 to 8 a.m. Jan. 1 at Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 W. 27th St.

Children should bring a sleeping bag and pillow.

The New Year’s Eve Overnighter costs $28. The registration deadline is 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at any parks and recreation facility. Children also can be enrolled online at

For more information on the event, call special events supervisor Duane Peterson at 832-7940.


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