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Saturday, April 18, 2020

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Sat, April 18th - 11:00am
Groovy 50th Earth Day Birthday
Groovy 50th Earth Day Birthday

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Description: Hey kids, visit the Watkins booth in South Park for a far-out flower crown craft and coloring page! Then do our Mass Street scavenger hunt and take your sheet to the Watkins for a prize. Part of the Lawrence 1970 Project and the Lawrence Earth Day celebration. Submitted by: Will Hickox Watkins Museum of History

Sat, April 18th - 11:00am

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sat, April 18th - 7:00pm
Books That Changed Our Lives
Books That Changed Our Lives

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Description: Local leaders in the arts discuss their favorite books at this free event! Featured authors’ books will be available for purchase courtesy of the Raven Book Store. Tickets for Paper Plains Literary Festival will also be sold. Our lineup of speakers: - Margaret Weisbrod Morris, Lawrence Arts Center - Thomas Fox Averill, Washburn University - Joseph Harrington, University of Kansas - Leonard Krishtalka, KU Biodiversity Institute - Dennis Domer, Lawrence Modern - Jordan Winter, "No Free Lunches" video blog - Peter Jasso, Director, Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission Submitted by: Will Hickox Watkins Museum of History

Sat, April 18th - 7:00pm

 
Sat, April 18th - 7:30pm
Kool & The Gang
Kool & The Gang

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Description: Kool & the Gang, officially launched in 1969, has influenced the music of three generations and has become true recording industry legends. Thanks to iconic songs like “Celebration,” “Cherish,” “Jungle Boogie,” “Ladies Night,” “Summer Madness” and “Open Sesame,” they’ve earned two Grammy Awards, seven American Music Awards, 25 Top 10 R&B hits, nine Top 10 Pop hits and 31 gold and platinum albums. From Nairobi to Newark, Kool & the Gang has performed continuously longer than any R&B group in history. Their bulletproof funk and jazzy arrangements have also made them the most sampled R&B band of all time. A reviewer recently called their performance “a 24-karat show” and every year, even after a half-century on the road, yields a nonstop schedule of shows across the globe. The heavily-in-demand band has continued to tour the world, appearing most recently alongside Kid Rock, Dave Matthews Band, Elton John, The Roots and a 50-city tour with the legendary rock band, Van Halen. Submitted by: Todd Holmberg McCain Performance Series

Sat, April 18th - 7:30pm

 
 
Sat, April 18th - 8:00pm
Crash Test Dummies
Crash Test Dummies

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Description: Tickets on sale now to see Crash Test Dummies at the Stiefel Theatre in Salina on Sat., April 18 at 8:00 pm. Tickets start at $28. Call the box office at 785-827-1998 or visit our web site at stiefeltheatre.org to buy tickets online. Submitted by: Valerie Johnson Stiefel Theatre

Sat, April 18th - 8:00pm

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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