Alyx, 3, left, celebrates with her big sister, Cameron Wood, 8, after Cameron's first communion. They are the daughters of Brent and Britny Wood, Lawrence. Britny Wood submitted the picture.
Carsten Humburg, 10 months, visits Schaake's Pumpkin Patch, 1791 N. 1500 Road. Carsten is the grandson of Gene and Ursula Humburg and Carma and Fred Glas, all of Lawrence. His mother, Jenny Humburg, submitted the picture.
Gabe Johnson, 7, left, and his dad, Brad Johnson, show off the catfish they caught at Basswood Resort. Ida Johnson, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Friends, from left, Andrew Williams, 7, Hudson Hack, 6, Sean Callahan, 7, Sara Pavlyak, 7, and Tiffany, 7, and Jack Rea, 6, gather for a fishing day in west Lawrence. They are the children of Jesse and Kim Williams, Bill and Michelle Hack, Mark and Robin Callahan, Greg and Katie Pavlyak and Terry and Colleen Rea, all of Lawrence. Colleen Rea submitted the picture.
Seventh-grade friends Bailey Watson, left, Maddie Woodard, Bret Watson, Bailey Sullivan and Amanda Schaller, all of Lawrence, get ready to go to the Dogtober Dance at Southwest Junior High School. Kari Sullivan submitted the picture.
Darik Dudley, 9, left, and Jack Malone, 8, attend the Obama rally in Kansas City, Mo. Darik is the son of Marcus and Dawn Dudley, and Jack is the son of Steve and Marsha Malone, all of Lawrence. Marcus Dudley submitted the pictures.
The Kansas Soccer Academy Enforcers take second place in the U14 B Division of the Governor's Cup Tournament in Topeka. Colleen Harrell, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Braden Wilmes enjoys his first birthday cake. He is the son of Aaron and Kiersten Wilmes, Lawrence. Kiersten Wilmes submitted the picture.
Tommy, 3, holds his newborn baby brother, Noah Ogden. They are the sons of Jaydon and Michelle Ogden, Lawrence. Michelle Ogden submitted the picture.
Emma, 5, left, Maya, 2, and Alec McCreary, 6, with their puppy, Miss McGee, get ready for bed by putting on their pajamas. They are the children of Bryce and Julie McCreary, Lawrence, who submitted the picture.
Lawrence Jazzercise instructors and students after participating in Jazz in the City, a special class done in the parking lot of the Dillons store at Sixth Street and Lawrence Avenue. Sara Schutte, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Jeff Nichols inspects "The Extra Table," artwork donated by Michael Eravi, at the preview for the Douglas County AIDS Project Red Ribbon Auction at Maceli's, 1031 N.H. The auction will be today. Jill Zinn, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Cash Avery Rose, 3 months, gets ready for his first Halloween. He is the son of Aaron and Brita Rose and the grandson of Jim and Phyllis Prentice, Lawrence, who submitted the picture.
FranÃ§ois Rambeaud, left, owner of the 408-year-old Chateau Le Rambeaud near St. Emilion, France, explains the process of making wine to Pam Eglinski, Lawrence. Edmund Eglinski, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Volunteers from the Westar Energy Green Team join forces with the Kansas Biological Survey staff to complete the construction of a pedestrian bridge at Kansas University's McColl Nature Reserve. Hannah Barnes submitted the picture.
Ryan, 10, left, and Shane Kearney, 8, hide in a pile of leaves. They are the sons of Bill and Denise Kearney, Wichita, and the grandsons of Dale Kearney, Lawrence. Bill Kearney submitted the picture.
Twins Alex and Maggie Kriks, 4 months, Shawnee, watch Saturday cartoons. They are the children of Michelle and John Kriks, Shawnee; the grandchildren of Gloria Brown, Lawrence; and niece and nephew of Kay White, Lawrence. The photo was taken by the twins' grandfather, Ken Bennett, Olathe. Janet Nickerson, Olathe, submitted the picture.
Treyton DesLauriers, 23 months, visits Schaake's Pumpkin Patch. He is the son of Thomas and Anna DesLauriers, Lawrence, who submitted the picture.
Mike Wedman and friends go skydiving for his 26th birthday. From left are his father-in-law, Mark Willoughby, his brother, Scott Wedman, his father, Larry Wedman, Mike Wedman, and friends Tom Seymour and Ryan Patton. Linda Wedman submitted the picture.
Best friends Ryan Wingert, 18, Baldwin City, and Luke Howard, 18, Lawrence, right, meet NASCAR driver Ryan Newman, center. These friends were in Mooresville, N.C., attending the Nascar Technical Institute. Ryan is the son of Kevin and Dana Wingert, Baldwin City. Luke is the son of Brad and Dona Howard, Lawrence. Dana Wingert submitted the picture.
From left, Andy, 3, and Jack Bellemere, 5, Anna O’Neil, 5, and Liam Boldridge, 3, stop during a drive in the country to see several foals in a pasture north of Lawrence. Andy and Jack are the sons of Fred and Kim Bellemere; Anna is the daughter of Stuart and Leslie O’Neil; and Liam is the son of William and Claudine Boldridge, all of Lawrence.
Gus, 4, and Brynn Cordova, 2, enjoy a fall day in their front yard in Lawrence. The photo was taken by Stephanie Cullinane. Gus and Brynn are the children of Adam and Beth Cordova, who submitted the picture.
Friends of Nicky Cesare, Lawrence, gather at a surprise limousine ride for Nicky’s 18th birthday. Denise Cesare, Nicky’s mother, submitted the picture.
Dave Galvin, former Lawrence resident, relaxes with his horse in Mongolia on a recent vacation. His mother, Gabriella Galvin, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Dan Brobst, left, and Moira Ozias, both of Lawrence, visit the Norman, Okla., home of former Kansas University writing center director Michele Eodice. They also attended the KU-OU football game. Eodice submitted the picture.
Max Fitzgerald, 7, Lawrence, bonds with a gorilla at the Omaha Zoo. He is the son of Barry Fitzgerald and Lori Johns, Lawrence, who submitted the picture.