SPL to host event for kids while parents shop on Black Friday

Kevin PowellCity, Parks & Recreation

Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department is offering parents the opportunity to entertain their children for a few hours while they do their holiday shopping.

Shop ‘N’ Drop invites parents to drop their children off while SPL staff entertain them with gymnastics, soccer, basketball, crafts, board games, movies and more. Shop N’ Drop will be held 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, at Sports Pavilion Lawrence, 100 Rock Chalk Lane.  The program is open to children five years-old to 12 years-old. Participants are asked to bring a sack lunch. Cost is $28 per child.

To register online, visit: http://lprd.org/activity?n=416014 or stop by any Parks and Recreation facility including: the Community Building, 115 West 11th St.; Sports Pavilion Lawrence; East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 East 15th St.; Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 West 27th St.; Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive; Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St. or the Administrative Office in South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St.

For more information, contact Jo Ellis, recreation instruction supervisor, at (785) 330-7355.