Arts & events
‘Searching for La Yarda’ documentary to screen at Lawrence Arts Center in October
A short film documenting the story of La Yarda, the housing unit built for Mexican-American railroad workers from 1920-51 in East Lawrence, is set to screen next month at the Lawrence Arts Center.
Lawrence Art Guild excited to welcome guests to Art in the Park this weekend
Art in the Park is returning this Saturday — and this Sunday, marking the first two-day run for the event since 1964, according to Jen Unekis of the Lawrence Art Guild.
Lawrence City Commission approves design for public art piece at police headquarters
The Lawrence Police Department headquarters will soon feature a new piece of public art.
How to get your tickets for a lecture by Ibram X. Kendi, author of ‘How to be an Antiracist’
Tickets will be available to the general public starting Friday, Sept. 17 for a lecture at the Lied Center by Ibram X. Kendi, the award-winning author of “How to be an Antiracist.”
Photos: Downtown Lawrence Sidewalk Sale 2021
The Downtown Lawrence Sidewalk Sale returned Thursday, postponed from its usual scorching summer date to nearly fall.
Lawrence Times – celebrating 6 months publishing – launches digital events calendar
We at The Lawrence Times are excited to share that we have been publishing for six months today. We are very excited to introduce our newest feature: The Lawrence Times Community Calendar.
Free State Film Society aims to unite movie-goers, support festival; Act 2 dates announced
Free State Festival organizers have launched the Free State Film Society, a new, year-round membership program for movie lovers. They’ve also announced the dates of the festival’s Act 2.
Longtime artist, teacher gives back to Eudora community through a new sculpture
Eudora now has a sculpture from longtime high school art teacher Gary Hinman gracing the front of its community garden.
River Rat, Lawrence Parks & Rec team up to hold skateboarding competition this Saturday
River Rat Skate Shop has teamed up with Lawrence Parks and Recreation for the first time, and they’re planning a big event with lots of prizes to give out.
East Lawrence’s Wishing Bench rises from the ashes, retains its new history
East Lawrence’s beloved Wishing Bench was brought back to life Thursday.
Which Free Stater are you? Watkins Museum quiz can tell you
A fun online quiz from the Watkins Museum of History will help you answer a question you might not have asked yourself before: Which Free Stater do you most resemble?
It’s sunflower season! Grinter Farms lays some ground rules for visitors
It’s that time of year again — the time when many Kansans actually embrace one of the tropes for which we are known. Here are some ground rules to be a team player when visiting Lawrence sunflower farms.