Ventura Club members Laurie Allison, from left, Dorothy Devlin, Dory Rogers and Bebe Huxtable visit before a meeting of the women’s club, which dates back to the 19th century. As part of a long tradition, the women meet at their homes, give presentations on various topics and socialize.
Anna-Marie Ortiz, of Lawrence, picks asparagus Monday, April 13, 2015, at Pendleton's Kaw Valley Country Market, 1446 E. 1850 Road.
Nancy O'Connor is entering her 23rd year at The Merc, a Lawrence cooperative grocery store. Here she works in the school garden at West Middle School with Abigail Fowler 14.
Float riders flash the peace sign as they pass the crowd on Massachusetts Street on Saturday during the 15th annual Earth Day Parade.
Noah Pultz-Earle, 8, holds a sign expressing his green thoughts Saturday during the 15th annual Earth Day Parade and Celebration in South Park.
Nancy O’Connor, director of education for The Merc co-op, 901 Iowa St., teaches area students like Abigail Fowler, 14, the importance of growing their own food.
Preschool students pass by a renovated 1972 Airstream Sovereign Land Yacht on Friday in front of Marvin Hall. The old camper was renovated by Kansas University architecture students and transformed into KU’s “Mobile Collaboratory,” or moCOLAB. The moCOLAB had its first campus open house Friday.
Kansas University students Asia Contee, left, and Nathalie Chow-yuen look over the wood interior of the 1972 Airstream Sovereign Land Yacht, which was fully renovated by KU architecture students.
Lawrence residents Clark and Marie Talley get up early to come to Sports Pavilion Lawrence at Rock Chalk Park, where they, like many, walk the indoor track for fitness.
Lawrence High shortstop Sophie Taylor (4) turns a double play on Olarthe East's Devin Conley (13) as LHS played host to Olathe East on Thursday, April 9, 2015.
Lawrence High junior Brook Sumonja collects a hit against Olathe East on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at LHS.
Lawrence Highs senior Kenzie Garvin (3) get a high-five from teammate Sophie Taylor (4) after Garvin knocked in Taylor for a run as Lawrence High School played host to Olathe East on Thursday, April 9, 2015.
Lawrence High pitcher Megan Sumonja winds up for her release as LHS played host to Olathe East on Thursday, April 9, 2015.
Teammates greet Lawrence High senior Morgan Byrn (7), who gets set to cross home base after a home run. Lawrence High School played host to Olathe East on Thursday, April 9, 2015.
Kansas University freshman infielder Matt McLaughlin (5) singles as KU hosted New Mexico on Wednesday April 8, 2015 at Hoglund Ballpark.
K.T. Walsh and members of the Ninth Street Corridor Citizen Advisory Committee, along with other East Lawrence residents, guided Tristan Surtees, Charles Blanc and representatives from the el dorado design firm through East Lawrence on March 25. The team visited Lawrence to meet with developers and visit locations such as the Lawrence Arts Center, New York Elementary School and other East Lawrence landmarks.
Adam Burns helps set up the voting booths Monday, April 6, 2015, at the Carnegie Building, 200 W Ninth St., as the Douglas County Elections Office prepared polling places around the city for Tuesday's Lawrence City Commission and school board elections.
KU associate professor of aerospace engineering Ron Barrett-Gonzalez displays two small drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). He helped develop an instrument that enables sound-sensing anti-collision devices to be used outdoors, even on drones as small as these.
KU mechanical engineering doctoral student Richard Bramlette, left, and associate professor of aerospace engineering Ron Barrett-Gonzalez prepare to fly a drone they developed inside an aerospace lab at Learned Hall. The patent-pending XQ139A drone, nicknamed “Robby” and painted like a Jayhawk, was designed to be flown for fun. A similar B model envisioned for police and military use is not yet ready to debut, they said.
KU associate professor of aerospace engineering Ron Barrett-Gonzalez displays a small drone, or unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). He helped develop an instrument that enables sound-sensing anti-collision devices to be used outdoors, even on drones as small as this.