Lawrence and area events for Wednesday, July 4
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Today, July 4
City offices and recreation centers will be closed. Parking will be free in downtown Lawrence. The city transit system will not operate. Solid waste collection will run as usual. More information is available on the city’s website at lawrenceks.org/news.
Lawrence Go Fourth: 4th of July Festival on the River, 5-10 p.m., Burcham Park, 200 Indiana St.
Lawrence City Band Summer Concert: An Independence Day Celebration, 8 p.m., South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St.
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Coming up this week:
Thursday, July 5
Kaw Valley Bridge Club, lessons 8:30 a.m., mentor game 9:30 a.m., 1025 N. Third St., Suite 120.
Willow Drop-In, 9-noon, Atrium Study Room, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.
Toddler Storytime (ages 2 and 3), 9:30-10 a.m. and 10:30-11 a.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.
Mesner Puppet Theater: The Cat Came Back (ages 5-12), 11 a.m.-noon & 2-3 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.
Kiwanis Club of Lawrence, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Maceli’s, 1031 New Hampshire St.
Brown Bag Concerts: KC Blue Kitty & the Kewl Katz, noon, 900 Massachusetts St.
Lawrence Toastmasters, 12:05-12:55 p.m., Capital City Bank, 740 New Hampshire St.
Behind the Bricks: Informal Watkins Tour, 2-2:30 p.m., Watkins Museum of History, 1047 New Hampshire St.
Teen Zone Cafe, 4-5:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.
Cottin’s Outdoor Farmers Market, 4-6:30 p.m., 1832 Massachusetts St.
Lawrence Board of Zoning Appeals meeting, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Lawrence City Hall, 6 E. Sixth St.
Library Storytime (ages 3 and up), 7-7:45 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.
Write Club, 7-8:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, Meeting Room B, 707 Vermont St.
Weekly Tango Lessons and Dancing, 7:30-10:30 p.m., English Room, Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd.
Friday, July 6
Library Storytime (ages 3 and up), 10:30-11:15 a.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.
Kaw Valley Bridge Club: Open Pairs, 12:30 p.m., 1025 N. Third St., Suite 120.
Tween Club: Pool (ages 8-11), 3:30-5 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.
Perry Lecompton Farmers Market, 4-6:30 p.m., 24 Highway and Ferguson Road.
AB’s Fried Chicken, 5-7 p.m., VFW Post 852, 1801 Massachusetts St.
Kaw Valley Bridge Club: Casual Bridge, 6:30 p.m., 1025 N. Third St., Suite 120.
Saturday, July 7
Red Dog Summer Run, 7 a.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive.
Lawrence Farmers’ Market, 7-11 a.m., 824 New Hampshire St.
Grassland Heritage Foundation: Native Plant Tour, 8 a.m., begins at KU Native Medicinal Plant Research Garden, 1865 East 1600 Road.
Overeaters Anonymous, 10 a.m., Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 325 Maine St.
American Legion Bingo, 6:45 p.m., American Legion Post 14, 3408 W. Sixth St.