Upcoming events include Final Friday Art Walk, birding, books, block party and more


Final Friday Art Walk includes:

Corinna Delgado and other artists, “Mental Health Month,” 6-9 p.m., Art Love Collective, 646 Vermont St.

“The Eye of Erin,” works by Erin Spiridigliozzi, 4:30-6 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

Photography by Brandon Cale, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Village Boutique, 734 Massachusetts St.

Artists from Kaw Valley Glass, demonstration and sale, 5-9 p.m., 303 Studios, 313 E. Eighth St.

Works by Michael McCaffrey, 5-9 p.m., Cider Gallery, 810 Pennsylvania St.

Parks and Green Spaces: “See Eudora” collection, 5-8 p.m., Great Blue Heron Outdoors, 823 Massachusetts St.

“Forward to Yesterday” exhibit by Maria S. Martin and works by KU illustration student Mia Forsberg-Havercamp, 6-9 p.m., Phoenix Gallery, 825 Massachusetts St.

Quilted works by Lou Flessner, 5-9 p.m., Edward Jones, 888 New Hampshire St., Ste. C.

Art by Jonathan Bridges and Mikki Rossi, 5-9 p.m., Danielsan Electric, 900 New Jersey St.

Music by Jazz Cigarettes with John Michael Lomas, 7:30-9:30 p.m., 901 Pennsylvania St.

KU Senior Art Show, 5-8 p.m., Off-Site Art Space, 924 Delaware St.

“Hang12” student artist collective: “Transferred Inspiration;” Lawrence public schools student exhibit; additional exhibits; 4-8 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

“The Next Generation of Photojournalists,” 5-8 p.m., Lucia, 1016 Massachusetts St.

“I Hate Hamlet,” 7:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 4660 Bauer Farm Dr. Tickets at theatrelawrence.com.


• Lawrence Bird Alliance and Lawrence Public Library: Baker Wetlands Field Trip with Roger Boyd. Meet 8 a.m. at west parking lot at the Discovery Center, 1365 North 1250 Roadd. Peak of spring bird migration.

• Independent Bookstore Day 2024, all day beginning at 9 a.m., Raven Book Store, 809 Massachusetts St. Farm fun story time with Lindsey Metcalf at 10 a.m.

• Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority: Second Annual Block Party, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Edgewood Homes, 1600 Haskell Ave. Activities, snacks, live music, prize drawings.

• Spring Plant Sale: A Fundraiser for Sunrise Project, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 1501 Learnard Ave., Ste. E.

• Extension Master Food Volunteer Kitchen Sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Douglas County Fairgrounds, Flory Meeting Hall, 2120 Harper St. Lightly used kitchenware available for purchase. Proceeds benefit food education projects.

• KU Field Station Visitors’ Day, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 350 Wild Horse Road. The public is welcome to tour research areas usually restricted to visitors. Come and go, no RSVP required; check social media in case of inclement weather changes.

• Eudora Youth Maker’s Market, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Eudora Rec Center, 1630 Elm St.

• Americana Music Academy: Downtown Lawrence Music Crawl, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., several downtown locations. Live music, workshops, jam sessions; see lawrencemusiccrawl.com for details and map.

• Earth Day at KGS, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 1930 Constant Ave. Visit with scientists, bring a fossil to identify, participate in geology activities. Free to the public.

• One Hundred Good Women: Annual Clothing Exchange, 1-4 p.m., Douglas County Fairgrounds, Building 21, 2120 Harper St. $1 for each item; refreshments; raffle drawing 3:30 p.m.

• Art Cart: Creating with Clay, 1-4 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Mississippi St. Free drop-in activity for children and adults.

• School of Theatre & Music: Spring Variety Showcase, 2 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St. $10 suggested donation.

KJHK’s Farmer’s Ball Block Party, 2-6 p.m., Seventh and Massachusetts streets (rain location, Liberty Hall).

• Sounds of Spring: Amphibian Calls, 7 p.m., Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St. $5 prepaid; register at lprd.org.

“I Hate Hamlet,” 7:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 4660 Bauer Farm Dr. Tickets at theatrelawrence.com.


• 42nd Annual Clinton Cleanup, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., meet at Overlook Park Shelter 1 for cleanup of the dam’s rocky side. Cleanup kits provided, “weird trash” contest, community picnic. See social media for more info.

• Lawrence Community Nursery School: “Rockin’ Red Musicfest,” 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St. Free music, games, activities. Food, drink and local creations available for purchase. Family-friendly event, all welcome.

• Pop-up Seedling Swap, 1-2:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

• Spring Plant Sale: A Fundraiser for Sunrise Project, 1-3 p.m., 1501 Learnard Ave., Ste. E.

• Free Teen Drop-In Studio, 1-3:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

• Lawrence’s 11th Annual Poetry Fair, 1-4 p.m., Watkins Museum of History, 1047 Massachusetts St.

• “I Hate Hamlet,” 2:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 4660 Bauer Farm Dr. Tickets at theatrelawrence.com.

• Astronomy Associates of Lawrence: Public Observing, 8-9 p.m., Baker University Wetlands and Discovery Center, 1365 North 1250 Road, weather permitting.


• Haskell Greenhouse Team: Prairie Workday, 4-6 p.m., Haskell Wetlands and Medicine Wheel Sign.

• Genealogy + Local History: Research Resources, 4-5 p.m., Lawrence Public Library Meeting Room A, 707 Vermont St. Registration required and space limited; see lplks.org.

• KU University Band & Jazz Ensembles II & III, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive. Tickets $8/$11 at lied.ku.edu.


• Book sale and signing: Michelle Collins Anderson, “The Flower Sisters,” 7 p.m., Raven Book Store, 809 Massachusetts St.


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