Considering a pet? Prairie Park Nature Center has just the class

Kevin PowellCity, Parks & Recreation

Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department is offering a class for those considering a new pet.

Pets: Right Choice, Right Care is a great resource for people considering a pet. This class will teach participants to make a well researched and practical pet choice for their specific circumstances. It will cover details like housing, feeding, costs, vet care, and handling of a wide variety of pet options. It is open to those 7 years-old to 17 years-old and a parent is welcomed to attend with their child. The class will be held 2-4 p.m. Sunday, February 3. The session will be held at the Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St., Lawrence, KS 66046. Cost is $10 per child.

To register online, visit: 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; Lawrence Outdoor Aquatic Center, 727 Kentucky St.; Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St., or the Administrative Office in South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St.

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