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Saturday, August 17, 2019

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Sat, August 17th - 10:00am
. Farewell to Summer Free Day
. Farewell to Summer Free Day

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Description: On Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, the public can visit The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures at no cost during our regular hours. Farewell to Summer Free Day includes a new spy-themed scavenger hunt and craft workshop. Visitors of all ages will enjoy an adventure full of mysterious clues and secret codes. Activities will be available while supplies last. T/m's free admission day also includes entry into the temporary exhibit A Space of Our Own: Dollhouses of the 20th Century. Featuring some never-before-seen examples from T/m's extensive dollhouse collection, the exhibit explores the ways dollhouses, a toy of the upper class in the 19th century, became an iconic toy for the masses in the 20th century alongside the rise of the middle class. Also, within A Space of Our Own is a can't-miss interactive attraction: a dollhouse large enough for children and adults to enter! Submitted by: Amanda Middaugh The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures

Sat, August 17th - 10:00am

 
 
 
 
Sat, August 17th - 12:00pm
East Lawrence Rec Center- Open House
East Lawrence Rec Center- Open House

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Description: LPRD will host the first East Lawrence Recreation Center Open House from 12-2pm August 17th. Join us for free open gymnastics, class demos, face painting, inflatables, and more. We will have appearances from LMH Health, Just Food, LEGO, Mad Science, and the Lawrence Public Library. This is a free event, but food trucks will available for a fee. Guests of all ages are welcome to come, but all children under the age of 10 must have adult supervision. No registration is required. For information, please contact Cydney May, Gymnastics Programmer, at (785) 330 – 7364 or cmay@lawrenceks.org. Submitted by: Brooke Stock Lawrence Parks & Rec

Sat, August 17th - 12:00pm

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sat, August 17th - 6:45pm
Civil War Weekend Keynote & Concert
Civil War Weekend Keynote & Concert

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Description: Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area, the Watkins Museum of History, and Lawrence Arts Center invite you to a free evening of history and song. No tickets required. Schedule: 6:45 p.m. – We welcome attendees to the Lawrence Arts Center, make the evening announcements, and introduce author Tom Rafiner. 7:00 p.m. – Keynote presentation, Order Number 11, Tom Rafiner 7:45 p.m. – Q & A with Tom 8:00 p.m. – For Union & Freedom: Songs of the Civil War, presented by Lawrence Opera Theatre Submitted by: Will Hickox Watkins Museum of History

Sat, August 17th - 6:45pm

 
 
Sat, August 17th - 7:00pm
Monthly Contra Dance
Monthly Contra Dance

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Description: Contra dances are social, fun, and beginner friendly! No need to bring a partner! All dances are taught and prompted, and feature live music. This month we will be dancing to the calling of Jill Allen and music of the Wakarusa Roundabouts! Come experience our open, welcome environment and have fun learning to contra dance! Submitted by: Mary Orem Lawrence Barn Dance Association

Sat, August 17th - 7:00pm

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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