Lifelong Recreation to host woodworking program

Kevin PowellCity, Parks & Recreation

Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department is offering Wood Carving, a two-day workshop teaching the centuries old art of wood carving.

Wood Carving will introduce participants to various carving tools and how to safely use them, the types of wood suitable for carving and the cuts used to make a project. The workshop will be held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Feb. 8-9, at the Community Building, 115 West 11th St. Registration fee includes tools and wood for the project. Cost is $42 per person.

To register online, visit: or stop by any Parks and Recreation facility including: the Community Building; 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, 2730 Harper St. or the Administrative Office in South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St.

For more information contact Gayle Sigurdson, recreation programmer, at (785) 832-7920.