Archive for Monday, September 20, 2010

B3 Blues, Brews & Barbecue volunteers can join in the festivities

September 20, 2010


Agency: Ballard Community Center

Contact: Seth Peterson at 842-0729, ext.106, or

Ballard Community Center is in need of volunteers for its upcoming fundraiser, B3 Blues, Brews & Barbecue, being held from 6 p.m. to midnight Friday at South Park. Several volunteers are needed to help set up the event, serve food and beer, help cooks and brewers as needed, and clean up after the event. Volunteers can work in shifts or for the entire evening. All volunteers will be able to enjoy the event including a plate of barbecue, samples from participating breweries, as well as a live performance from Josh Vowell & The Rumble! For more information contact Seth Peterson at 842-0729, ext.106, or

Immediate needs

• The sixth annual Kaw Valley Farm Tour is looking for volunteers to help with its event on Oct. 2-3. Volunteers are needed for parking, directions/information, ticket sales, possibly refreshments, and activities. Four-hour shifts are preferred, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on either day. The event will be held at various farms in the local area. For location of farms and more information, visit Volunteers can contact Jennifer Smith at 843-7058 or, or Marcia Fisher at

• The Woodlawn School Outdoor Cleanup & Picnic is set for 9 a.m. to noon on Oct. 2. Volunteers are needed to spruce up school grounds. Keys Landscape will provide materials and direction as volunteers pull weeds, do minor pruning, clean the small pond, and do general cleanup. End the morning with a PTO-provided picnic. Woodlawn is located at 508 Elm St. in North Lawrence. For more information, contact Michelle Iwig-Harmon at 550-2158 or miwigharmon

• MOPS (Mothers Of Preschoolers) is in need of volunteers to assist in the children’s program MOPPETS. Volunteers will provide child care while mothers meet twice a month. Meetings are held on the first and third Tuesday of each month from 8:45 a.m. to 11am at Lawrence Free Methodist Church. Volunteers will help with free play, snacks, crafts, and a Bible-based lesson while watching the children. The first meeting is Tuesday. For more information, contact Barbara at 841-4428 or

• Trinity In-Home Care is in need of volunteers for its new “Imagine ... Drop-In Childcare” program, Lawrence’s first and only drop-in child care center. All support activities will be performed on-site, including all activities normally associated with child care, plus meal preparation, music activities, crafts, etc. Contact Scott Criqui at 842-3797 for more information.


Maddy Griffin 7 years, 8 months ago

Blues, Brews, and Barbecue? Wasn't that the name of the bar that became the Laughing Dog and is currently Crosstown Tavern at 19th and Haskell?

blackfox1945 7 years, 8 months ago

Sure was and it was a nice place to go then. Miss it.

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