Don’t fly out of town this weekend! Kaw Valley Eagles Day to be held Saturday

Kevin PowellCity, Parks & Recreation

Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department is offering an educational program on birds of prey in Kansas at the community’s Eagle Day celebration, which is being held Saturday, Jan. 18.

The program will be held on wintering bald eagles in Kansas as part of the day of activities. Marty Birrell, nature interpretive supervisor, of Prairie Park Nature Center will offer two special programs featuring the nature center’s education eagles and raptors.

The program will be presented 9:30-10:15 a.m. and again from 3-3:45 p.m. as part of the day-long event.   Eagle Day, sponsored by the Jayhawk Audubon Society, will be held 8:30a.m.-4p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at Free State High School, 4700 Overland Drive.

For more information, contact Jayhawk Audubon Society (785) 843-7665 or visit the group’s website at