Community Calendar
 February 2017
Thursday, February 23
--2017 Topeka March for Babies Kick-Off (Topeka) -- 5:30pm-7:30pm. Henry T's Bar and Grill, 1521 SW 21st St. Learn everything you need to know about our upcoming March for Babies event. Meet and collaborate with other teams and share strategies amongst each other. You'll also get to meet our 2017 Chair, Dr. Randall Schumacher, MD and Ambassador Family, the Roberts. More info and RSVP:
Friday, February 24
--The Vagina Monologues (Lawrence) -- 8pm. Eagles Lodge Lawrence, 1803 W. 6th Street. Performance fundraiser show of The Vagina Monologues. Proceeds benefit Willow Domestic Violence Center. More information at:
--Arctic Blast (Lawrence) -- 11:30am-1pm. St. Margaret's, 5700 W. 6th Street. All proceeds go to the Catch a Break organization. Purchase tickets at
Saturday, February 25
--Ham N Bean & Taco Supper (Baldwin City) -- 5pm-7pm. Worden United Methodist Church, 294 E. 900 Road. Ham N Beans, cornbread, taco bar, cole slaw, homemade pie. Craft bazaar. Free will donations accepted. Proceeds go to the Worden UMC Youth Summer Mission Trip.
March 2017
Friday, March 3
--Junior Achievement of Lawrence Beach Ball (Lawrence) -- 6pm-9pm. St Margaret's Episcopal Church. Silent and live auction. Casual beach attire. Cocktails, Hors D' Oeuvres. Good times for a good cause. For details, item donations or sponsorship opportunities, contact Debbie Harmon at 785-841-8245 or
--That Dam Booze Event 2017 (Lawrence) -- 7pm-10pm. Abe & Jake's Landing. Craft beer, Spirits & Wine. More information through Downtown Lawrence, Inc. at: 
Saturday, March 4
--Douglas County Severe Weather Symposium (Lawrence) -- 7:30am-4pm. DoubleTree by Hilton, 200 McDonald Drive. A day of training designed to provide instruction in advanced storm development, spotter safety, and the importance of spotter reports. The presentations will include incredible storm videos, experts in the field from the public and private sectors, and will conclude with a panel discussion with the presenters, National Weather Service meteorologists, and local television meteorologists. More information at
--Couture for Cancer (Topeka) -- 4pm-7pm. Sunflower Ballroom at the Manor Conference Center. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. Ticket and event information at
Tuesday, March 28
--Weather 101 (Lawrence) -- 7pm-8:30pm. Lawrence Public Library. A presentation from the National Weather Service in Topeka. It includes information about severe thunderstorm development, identification of important features, and safety and preparedness tips. All Hazard radios will be sold with on-site programming available. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Douglas County Emergency Management at 785-832-5259.
April 2017
Friday, April 21
--Relay for Life of KU (Lawrence) -- 6pm-6am. Ambler Student Recreation Fitness Center, 1740 Watkins Center Drive. Supporting the American Cancer Society. More information at
Saturday, April 22
--March for Babies (Lawrence) -- 9am. Buford Watson Jr. Park. All proceeds benefiting the work and service of March of Dimes. Learn more at
Saturday, April 29
--March for Babies (Topeka) -- 10am. Lake Shawnee, Shelter House A & B. All proceeds benefiting the work and service of March of Dimes. Learn more at
 May 2017
 June 2017
Friday, June 9
--Relay for Life Douglas County (Lawrence) -- 5:30pm-2:30am. Free State High School. Proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Society. Team information at
Saturday, June 10
--Summer Spray 5K Series (Eudora) -- 7:30am Race Start. Sign-up and info at
Saturday, June 24
--Summer Spray 5K Series (Baldwin City) -- 7:30am Race Start. Sign-up and info at
July 2017
Saturday, July 15
--Summer Spray 5K Series (Tonganoxie) -- 7:30am Race Start. Sign-up and info at
August 2017


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