Upcoming events include Easter activities, Final Friday art, music, film and more

photo by: Mike Yoder

Children run from the starting line at the shout of “Go!” to participate in the egg hunt during the Easter Egg Roll with Dole at the Dole Institute on Saturday, April 8, 2023.


• The Final Friday Art Walk includes these exhibits:

“SPRUNG” group exhibition and spring cleaning sale, 6-9 p.m., SeedCo Studios, 840 Delaware St., No. 7.

“Faces of the Flower Moon” with Steven Grounds, live paint and music, 5-9 p.m., Cider Gallery, 810 Pennsylvania St.

Women’s History Month showcase, 6-9 p.m., Art Love Collective, 646 Vermont St.

Phil Roger, “Plastic, Paint and Random Objects,” Lawrence Visitors Center, 812 Massachusetts St.

Works by Emma Hixson and Bri Ladwig, 6-9 p.m., Phoenix Underground, 825 Massachusetts St.

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

Celebrate BKB Leather in its new location, with open house from Kaw Valley Glass, pop-up sale by Sew It’s Us, open jam hosted by Sonny Sparks, food truck and beer; 5-9 p.m., 313 E. Eighth St.

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

Artworks by Tonganoxie High School students, 6-9 p.m., Lucia, 1016 Massachusetts St.


• Audio Equipment Donation Drive, 9 a.m.-noon, Audio-Reader parking lot, 1120 W. 11th St. See reader.ku.edu/audiosale for list of acceptable items.

• “Embrace Eudora” Health and Wellness Resource Fair, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., West Resource Center, 1310 Winchester Road, Eudora.

• Easter Egg Roll with Dole, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Dole Institute, 2350 Petefish Drive. Free, open to the public, rain or shine.

• Celebrating Women in Science, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., KU Natural History Museum, 1345 Jayhawk Blvd. Meet scientists, view specimens and try fun experiments. Free all-ages event.

• Lawrence Bird Fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St. Toys, cages, seed and supplies. Small exotics welcome.

• Garden Community Work Day, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Little Prairie Donation Garden, 509 Nigel Drive.

• Lawrence Tenants Teach-In: Right to Counsel, noon-2 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vermont St.

• Eudora Easter Egg Hunt, 2 p.m., Bluejacket Park, 6 Sharps Court, Eudora. Please register through Eudora Parks & Rec; $5 per participant.


• Easter Brunch with The Fringe, 10 a.m.-noon, ECM, 1204 Oread Ave.


• Lawrence Food Not Bombs community meal, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

• Mindfulness Monday Walk: Prairie Park Nature Center, 5:30-7 p.m., enroll at lprd.org.


• “Rock, Paper, Grenade” film screening with filmmaker Iryna Tsilyk, followed by discussion, 4-6 p.m., Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. Film is in Ukrainian with English subtitles.

• Tuesday Concert Series: Mary Conn Trio, 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.


• “World Leaders in Wartime: King Henry II,” 3-4:15 p.m., Dole Institute, 2350 Petefish Drive. Hybrid event; see doleinstitute.org.

• Free Community Meal, 5 p.m., Sunrise Project, 1501 Learnard Ave., Ste. E. Open to all; donations accepted.

• “Waldorf 101: Child Development and the Nine-Year Change,” 6-7:30 p.m., Prairie Moon Waldorf School, 1853 East 1600 Road.

• Public meeting to discuss proposed Kansas Sky Energy Center project, 6:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

• KU Symphonic Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive. Tickets $8-$11 at lied.ku.edu.


• Native Lands Restoration Collaborative: “The Haskell Wetlands: Past, Present and Future of the Sacred Ecosystsem,” 4 p.m., 2300 Barker Ave. Wetlands tour and info about Haskell Greenhouse. See social media or email courtney.king@haskell.edu for directions to meeting point.

• Douglas County Rural Preservation Association discussion: “Solar, Wind, and 4 Lanes in Douglas County,” 7 p.m., Building 21, Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St.

• Book reading: “Witch Fulfillment” by KU Theatre professor Jane Barnette, 7 p.m., Raven Book Store, 809 Massachusetts St. Free admission, open to the public; books available for purchase and signing.

• KU Commons film screening: “Hot Times in the Heartland,” 7-11 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Massachusetts St. Documentary on climate change adaptation. Free; see libertyhall.net for details.


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