Nature center to pair animals, arts this holiday season

Kevin PowellCity, Parks & Recreation

Lawrence Parks and Recreation’s Prairie Park Nature Center will be hosting an arts and crafts workshop for children and their parents to make holiday decorations.

Holiday Nature Arts and Crafts is a family-oriented afternoon of holiday arts and crafts open to participants ages six years-old and older. Participants will create holiday decorations and ornaments while surrounded by the nature center’s animals. Class will be 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St. Cost is $10.

Children under 14 years-old must be accompanied by an adult.

To register online, visit: or stop by any Parks and Recreation facility including: the Community Building, 115 West 11th St.; Sports Pavilion Lawrence, 100 Rock Chalk Lane; 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 or the Administrative Office in South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St.

For more information, please contact Prairie Park Nature Center at (785) 832-7980.