Archive for Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Lawrence Parks and Recreation to host ‘Kids Day Off’

February 11, 2014


Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department is hosting two all-day children's programs Thursday and Friday.

Kids Day Off will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. both days at Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 W. 27th St. Children 5 to 12 years old are invited to participate in the program, which will include swimming at the Indoor Aquatic Center, arts and craft projects and games. Cost is $45 per child.

For more information on the program, contact Duane Peterson at 785-832-7940.

Additionally, the department's "Wild Things Camp" will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday at Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 S.W. Harper St. Children 6 to 10 years old are eligible to participate in this camp featuring animals, games, hiking and crafts. Cost is $50.

For more information on the camp, contact the nature center at 785-832-7980.

Kids Day Off and Wild Things Camp participants need to bring their own sack lunch on both days. Registration for the programs is available online at or at any Parks and Recreation facility.


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