New open gym session to be held early-release Wednesdays
There is a new gymnastics open gym time for early-release day from Lawrence public schools.
Open gym for children ages 6-12 will be held on Wednesdays from 2:15 to 3:45 p.m. at Sports Pavilion Lawrence, 100 Rock Chalk Lane.
During open gym, children can work on the bars, balance beams, tumble track and ropes. Play is supervised, but unstructured, and parents need to sign their kids in at the door. The session is drop-in, and the cost is $5 per child (exact payment required).
The new time is in addition to existing sessions for 6- through 12-year-olds from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays and from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Saturdays.
There is also a preschool open gym for children under five. There are two sessions on Mondays and Wednesdays: 9 to 10 a.m. and 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. On Saturdays, there are also two sessions: 11 to 11:45 a.m. and noon to 12:45 p.m.
In other news and notes:
– South Middle School is holding its spirit week this week. Tuesday’s
theme is Hawaiian Luau.
– The West Middle School Band recital is Tuesday from 6:30 to 7:30
– Schwegler Elementary School’s book drive continues all week. The
school will be collecting donations
of gently used or new books from Feb.
8 through Feb. 15.
– The Deerfield Elementary PTO
meets Tuesday from 7 to 8 p.m.
in the school’s music room.
– Both the Langston Hughes
Elementary school site council and
PTO meet on Tuesday at the school.
The site council meets from 5:30
to 6:30 p.m. and the PTO meets from
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
– Both the New York Elementary
school PTA and site council meet on
Tuesday at the school. The PTA meets
from 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. and the
site council meets from 6:30 to 7:15
– Both the Quail Run Elementary
school site council and PTO meet on
Tuesday at the school. The site
council meets from 4:15 to 5
p.m. and the PTO meets from 5:30 to