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EARTH DAY
Saturday, April 21 – 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Join us at South Park to celebrate Earth Day with a few of our animal friends.

SPRING NATIVE PLANT SALE
1-4 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at Prairie Park Nature Center Attract butterflies, pollinators, birds and more to your garden by adding native plants. Going native not only adds beauty to your garden, but also has positive impacts on soil, water and air quality. Not sure where to start? Prairie Park Nature Center’s Naturalist will be available to answer your questions. Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted. Unsold plants will be available for sale throughout the week. Look for up-dates at lawrenceks.org/lprd/ppnc.

SAVING THE MAGNIFICENT MONARCH – SUPPORT MONARCH CONSERVATION
1-4 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 16, and Sept. 23, at Prairie Park Nature Center. Ages: All. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Get in-volved in monarch butterfly conservation at the Nature Center. Learn about monarch migration, conservation troubles and how you can help. Catch, tag and release monarchs back into the wild. Butterfly nets will be available at the Nature Center. Before you go home, don’t forget to buy some monarch friendly plant seeds to help grow your own mon-arch sanctuary. All seed sales go to monarch conservation efforts. Preregistration is not required. All you can tag for $3.

HALLOWEEN TRICK-OR-TREAT
Halloween trick-or-treat around Mary’s Lake. Cookies and Cider at the Nature Center. Sponsored by Prairie Park Partners. Fee: $3.