Community Calendar
May 2018
Saturday, May 5
--Kansas Food Truck Festival (Lawrence) -- 4pm-10pm. Warehouse Arts District. A benefit for Just Food. For more information, visit
--Walk of Hope (Lawrence) -- 8:30am-12pm. Holcom Park Recreation Center. All of the proceeds will be utilized to support research and services offered by the Hereditary Neurological Disease Centre, a not-for-profit organization serving families living with Huntington's Disease. Event details at the facebook page.
Saturday, May 12
--Girls on the Run 5K (Topeka) -- 9am. YWCA, 225 SW 12th Street. All race proceeds directly benefit Girls on the Run of Northeast Kansas. Further info available at the registration website.
Saturday, May 19
--4th Annual Paw Valley Festival and 5K (Lawrence) -- 10am-2pm. South Park. Event kicks off at 10am with a 5K run/walk through Downtown and East Lawrence--race, run, jog or walk with (or without) your canine companion! Paw Valley Festival is free to attend, featuring fun for all ages, including vendors, food, music, contests, and more! Register for the 5K at
Monday, May 21
--Cottonwood Classic Golf Tournament (Lawrence) -- All day. Eagle Bend Golf Course. An event supporting the work of Cottonwood, Inc. More information at
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:
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
--Relay for Life of Miami County (Osawatomie) -- 6pm-Midnight. Osawatomie High School Track. Please register your team today to be a part of the relay, and start raising money to support the efforts of the American Cancer Society. To learn more, visit
Saturday, June 16
--Touch-A-Truck FUN-draiser (Lawrence) -- 10am-2pm. Broken Arrow Park. Presented by Children's Learning Center. Hands-on learning experience to explore a variety of trucks, heavy machinery, emergency vehicles, recreational vehicles, community helper vehicles and specialty vehicles. We are also collecting non-perishable food, shampoo, body wash and diapers for the Children's Shelter, Lawrence Community Shelter, and Just Food! Learn more at
 July 2018
Thursday, July 12
--Salute! Wine Festival (Lawrence) -- Day 1. Mass Street Mosey. Supporting the work and resources of Cottonwood, Inc. Further information at
Friday, July 13
--Sunflower State Games (Topeka) -- All Day. Various locations across Topeka. Runs July 13-29. This sports festival is open to Kansans of all ages and skill levels. 50 different competitions. Information at
--Salute! Wine Festival (Lawrence) -- Day 2. Winemaker Dinner. Supporting the work and resources of Cottonwood, Inc. Further information at
Saturday, July 14
--Salute! Wine Festival (Lawrence) -- Day 3. Grand Tasting and Auction. Supporting the work and resources of Cottonwood, Inc. Further information at

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