Community Calendar
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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January 2018
 
 
 
Tuesday, January 16
--Health for the 21st Century Summit (Lawrence) -- 9:30am-3:30pm. Kansas Room, University of Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. Keynote speaker: Dr. Karen DeSalvo. Free and open to the public, but registration is required at http://communityhealth.ku.edu  
 
 
 
 
Wednesday, January 17
--Relay for Life Night at Freddy's (Lawrence) -- 5pm-8pm. Freddy's, 2030 W. 23rd Street. During this time, Freddy's will donate a percent of the proceeds to Relay for Life of Douglas County.
 
 
 
 
Thursday, January 18
--Relay Rally Kickoff (Lawrence) -- 5:30pm. Maceli's. Join us and learn about exciting changes to Relay 2018. Dinner will be served at 5:30pm. 6pm is our first Team Captain meeting. We'll honor Bob for his 2017 fundraising efforts afterward. More info: douglascountyrfl@gmail.com
 
 
 
 
Friday, January 19
--Downtown Lawrence Restaurant Week (Lawrence) -- Visit www.lawrencerestaurantweek.com for participating restaurants and complete schedule of events.
 
 
 
 
Saturday, January 20
--Downtown Lawrence Restaurant Week (Lawrence) -- Visit www.lawrencerestaurantweek.com for participating restaurants and complete schedule of events.
 
--Kaw Valley Eagles Day (Lawrence) -- 8am-4pm. Free State High School, 4700 Overland Drive. Presentations on Kansas' nesting eagles and live raptor demonstrations. All ages.
 
 
 
 
Sunday, January 21
--Downtown Lawrence Restaurant Week (Lawrence) -- Visit www.lawrencerestaurantweek.com for participating restaurants and complete schedule of events.
 
 
 
 
Monday, January 22
--Downtown Lawrence Restaurant Week (Lawrence) -- Visit www.lawrencerestaurantweek.com for participating restaurants and complete schedule of events.
 
 
 
 
Tuesday, January 23
--Downtown Lawrence Restaurant Week (Lawrence) -- Visit www.lawrencerestaurantweek.com for participating restaurants and complete schedule of events.
 
 
 
 
Wednesday, January 24
--Downtown Lawrence Restaurant Week (Lawrence) -- Visit www.lawrencerestaurantweek.com for participating restaurants and complete schedule of events.
 
 
 
 
Thursday, January 25
--Downtown Lawrence Restaurant Week (Lawrence) -- Visit www.lawrencerestaurantweek.com for participating restaurants and complete schedule of events.
 
 
 
 
Friday, January 26
--Downtown Lawrence Restaurant Week (Lawrence) -- Visit www.lawrencerestaurantweek.com for participating restaurants and complete schedule of events.
 
 
 
 
Saturday, January 27
--Downtown Lawrence Restaurant Week (Lawrence) -- Visit www.lawrencerestaurantweek.com for participating restaurants and complete schedule of events.
 
 
 
 
Sunday, January 28
--Bleeding Kansas Program Series (Lecompton) -- 2pm. Constitution Hall State Historic Site. A series of talks and dramatic interpretations on the violent territorial and civil war of Kansas and the nation, 1854-1865. Today's program: "Saving Constitution Hall". Suggested donation $3.
 
 
 
 
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February 2018
 
 
 
Friday, February 2
--Girlfriend's Gala (Lawrence) -- 7pm-12am. Abe & Jake's Landing. Gather all your girlfriends and join us at the American Cancer Society Girlfriend's Gala, for a one-of-a-kind evening, featuring great food, dancing, a spectacular bachelor auction, basket raffle, and much more. With your support, the American Cancer Society saves lives by helping people stay well and get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back against cancer. Tickets and information at www.girlfriendsgala.com
 
 
 
 
Sunday, February 4
--Bleeding Kansas Program Series (Lecompton) -- 2pm. Constitution Hall State Historic Site. A series of talks and dramatic interpretations on the violent territorial and civil war of Kansas and the nation, 1854-1865. Today's program: "Weapons of Kansas and Missouri: Cavalry Carbines of the Civil War". Suggested donation $3.
 
 
 
 
Friday, February 9
--Lawrence Go Red for Women Luncheon (Lawrence) -- 10am-1pm. Kansas Union Ballroom. Presented by the American Heart Association. Expo booths, auction, and heart-healthy lunch. More information at www.heart.org/lawrencegored
 
 
 
 
Saturday, February 10
--17th Annual Model Train Show (Lawrence) -- 9am-4pm. 3400 Iowa Street. For admission information and further details, visit www.lawrencemodelrailroadclub.org
 
 
 
 
Sunday, February 11
--Bleeding Kansas Program Series (Lecompton) -- 2pm. Constitution Hall State Historic Site. A series of talks and dramatic interpretations on the violent territorial and civil war of Kansas and the nation, 1854-1865. Today's program: "Marching Home: Union Veterans and Their Unending Civil War". Suggested donation $3.
 
--17th Annual Model Train Show (Lawrence) -- 9am-3pm. 3400 Iowa Street. For admission information and further details, visit www.lawrencemodelrailroadclub.org
 
 
 
 
Friday, February 16
--Junior Achievement Beach Ball (Lawrence) -- 6pm. Abe & Jake's Landing, 6th and New Hampshire, Downtown Lawrence. Silent and Live Auction, cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and the famous Seahorse Race. Proceeds supporting Junior Achievement of Lawrence. For tickets or more information, contact Debbie Harmon at 785-841-8245 or Debbie@kansasja.org
 
 
 
 
Sunday, February 18
--Bleeding Kansas Program Series (Lecompton) -- 2pm. Constitution Hall State Historic Site. A series of talks and dramatic interpretations on the violent territorial and civil war of Kansas and the nation, 1854-1865. Today's program: "The Bandit Rides Again, Jesse James, Whiskeyhead Ryan, and the Glendale Train Robbery". Suggested donation $3.





Sunday, February 25
--Polar Plunge (Lawrence) -- 12pm. HERE Apartments on the KU Campus. Benefitting Special Olympics Kansas. More information at www.plungeks.org
 
--Bleeding Kansas Program Series (Lecompton) -- 2pm. Constitution Hall State Historic Site. A series of talks and dramatic interpretations on the violent territorial and civil war of Kansas and the nation, 1854-1865. Today's program: "The Wyandots, Quindaro, and other Immigrant Tribes of Bleeding and Civil War Kansas". Suggested donation $3.
 
 
 
 
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March 2018
 
 
 
Sunday, March 4
--Bleeding Kansas Program Series (Lecompton) -- 2pm. Constitution Hall State Historic Site. A series of talks and dramatic interpretations on the violent territorial and civil war of Kansas and the nation, 1854-1865. Today's program: "Black Civil War Veterans Build a Church in 1867". Suggested donation $3.
 
 
 
 
Monday, March 5
--NWS Severe Weather Safety Talk (Topeka) -- 7pm. Washburn University Memorial Union. Presented by the National Weather Service. Talks will focus on severe storm safety, preparedness, and awareness. Free and open to the public.
 
 
 
 
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April 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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May 2018
 
 
 
Monday, May 28
--5K Home Run (Lawrence) -- 8:30am. South Park Gazebo, 11th and Massachusetts. Join us this Memorial Day for the 6th annual family-friendly 5K Home Run that supports Family Promise of Lawrence, an organization serving families experiencing homelessness. Certified course. There will also be a supply drive for ongoing needs. Register here: https://www.active.com/lawrence-ks/running/distance-running-races/5k-home-run-2018?int=72-3-A2
 
 
 
 
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June 2018
 
 
 
Friday, June 8
--Relay for Life of Douglas County (Lawrence) -- 6pm-12am. Rock Chalk Park, Outside Track. Benefitting the American Cancer Society. Start a fundraising team, join an existing team, make a donation or volunteer. More information at www.relayforlife.org/douglasks
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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