Opportunity to volunteer to beautify the city through flower planting available

Kevin PowellCity, Parks & Recreation

Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department is preparing to break out the spring flowers to beautify Lawrence’s parks and public areas. Businesses and teams may see it as a great civic team-building project.

Volunteers ages 16 and up are needed at the following locations and times.

8-11 a.m. Wednesday, May 1, Lawrence Union Pacific Depot, 402 N. Second St.
8-11 a.m. Tuesday, May 7, South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St.
8-11 a.m. Tuesday, May 7, Downtown Lawrence and City Hall, 6 East Sixth St.
1-3 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St.
8-11 a.m. Wednesday, May 8, South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St.
1-3 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St.
8-11 a.m. Thursday, May 9, South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St.
1-3 p.m. Thursday, May 9, South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St.
8-11 a.m. Saturday, May 11, Downtown Lawrence
8-11 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, Downtown Lawrence
9-11 a.m. Wednesday, May 15, Vermont Street Butterfly Garden/Public Library Garden, 707 Vermont St.
8-11 a.m. Thursday, May 16, Downtown Lawrence

Volunteers may sign up for multiple times from the days and locations listed above.

To volunteer or for more information, please visit http://lawrenceks.org/lprd/flowerplanting or individuals may contact the Parks and Recreation administrative office parksrec@lawrenceks.org,  (785) 832-3450.