Upcoming events include Monarch Watch fundraiser, repair studio, music and more

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A monarch butterfly is pictured at Monarch Watch on KU's West Campus on July 22, 2015.


• Free State Story Slam, 7-9 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St. Ages 18+, $10 suggested donation. Live presentation of spoken-word stories.

• Lawrence Barn Dance Association: Contra Dance with caller Jill Allen, 6 p.m. potluck, 7:30 p.m. lesson, 8-10:30 p.m. dance, Stony Point Barn, 1514 North 600 Road, Baldwin City. Admission: Pay what you can ($8-$16); students/nondancers, $5; children under 16 free.


• Lawrence Farmers’ Market, 7:30-11:30 a.m., 824 New Hampshire St.

• Spring Open House & Plant Fundraiser, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Monarch Watch, 2379 Crowell Ave. Tours, activities, butterflies and caterpillars. See monarchwatch.org for details.

• Lawrence Shred Fest, 9 a.m.-noon, Truity, 3400 W. Sixth St. Shred documents for free. No electronics accepted.

• Pet Adoption Event with the Lawrence Humane Society, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., McCarthy Subaru of Lawrence, 2233 W. 29th Terrace. Local pet-related businesses, complimentary food, giveaways. Donations accepted for the animal shelter.

• Enchanted Tea Party with the Animals, 10-11:30 a.m., Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper Ave., $15/person, children under 2 free; see lprd.org for details and registration.

• Second Saturday Women’s Jam, 1-2:30 p.m., Americana Music Academy, 1419 Massachusetts St.

• Volunteer Day, 1-4 p.m., Lawrence Community Orchard, 830 Garfield St. Volunteers will assist in the planting of the vegetable gardens.

• Center for East Asia Studies: Traditional Japanese music on harp and koto, 1:30-3 p.m., Japanese Friendship Garden, 1045 Massachusetts St. (Inclement weather location: Watkins Museum of History community room.)


• Repair Studio, 2-4 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vermont St. Work with repair mentors to bring your broken items back to life.


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

• Singer-songwriter Bill Passalaqua, 7 p.m., Vintage Church, 1501 New Hampshire St. See social media for more information.

• Open Mic with Tyler Gregory, 7 p.m., Gaslight Gardens, 317 N. Second St. Arrive early to sign up for a spot.


• Textile Tuesday: French Flowers, 1-3 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Mississippi St. Free admission.

• Garden Night, 6:30-8 p.m., Sunrise Project, 1501 Learnard Ave. Volunteer in the community garden. Tools, gloves and beverages provided.

• Book launch: Authors Tessa Gratton and Justina Ireland, “Blood and Fury,” 7 p.m., Raven Book Store, 809 Massachusetts St.


• Evening Weekly Fiber Meet Up, 6-9 p.m., Liz Bonny’s studio, Art Love Collective, 616 Vermont St. $5 donation; see social media for details.


• Haskell Greenhouse Team: Woodland Workday, 1-3 p.m. Assist in clearing honeysuckle and planting native species in the woodlands at Haskell. Come prepared with closed-toed shoes and pants, drinking water, sun protection. Meet at Haskell Wetlands and Medicine Wheel sign on south Haskell campus.

• Cottin’s Hardware Farmer’s Market, 4-6:30 p.m., parking lot behind store, 1832 Massachusetts St.

• SOUND + VISION Basics, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St. Workshop on the library’s free audio-visual recording studio. See lplks.org for details.

• Studio 901 House Concert: Jeremy Facknitz, 7 p.m., 901 Pennsylvania St.


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