Event List Calendar

November 28, 2013
Arrowhead Stadium

9th Annual HALO Art Reach Auction

Start: November 28, 2013 7:00 pm
Venue: Arrowhead Stadium
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Tower Club East, One Arrowhead Drive, Kansas City, MO, United States, 64129
Cost: $50 and up

Benefits HALO-supported orphans and at-risk youth in Kansas City. Cocktails, dinner and entertainment. Sponsorship opportunities still available. Tickets available December 1 at or call 816.472.4256.

August 31, 2013
Liberty Hall

Benefit For Your Friend Thad

Start: August 31, 2013 7:00 pm
Venue: Liberty Hall
Cost: $5.00

Benefit to raise money for local bartending legend Thad Havercamp, with performances from Pale Hearts, Godzillionaire, and Foxy By Proxy.

June 30, 2013
Downtown Lawrence

Mass Street Mile

Start: June 30, 2013 9:00 am
Venue: Downtown Lawrence
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9th & Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS, United States, 66044
Cost: Free - $15

Do you want to sprint, walk or even dance down Mass Street? Then come participate in a one-mile, competitive or noncompetitive race for the whole family in the beautiful downtown Lawrence. The Mass Street Mile is proud to partner with the local organization, Van Go, Inc. as the beneficiary of this community run to raise money to continue to help children, teens and adults in the area! 10:00 am – Race-day Registration and Packet Pick-up Open (or register in advance at 12:30 pm – Men’s Competitive Mile 12:35 pm – Women’s Competitive Mile 12:40 pm – Recreational Mile The start & finish are on the 900 block of Massachusetts Street, near Weavers Department Store. Look for the black tents and check in flags. There will also be a street festival on 9th Street, featuring food, ice cream, and games for kids. The 12:30 pm start time is tentative. The event will not start any earlier than 12:30 pm but may start later, depending on the conclusion of the Kids Bike Race. Race Course The Competitive Mile features a fast, flat course down Massachusetts Street, New Hampshire Street, Vermont Street and back to the start on the 900 block of Massachusetts Street. It is USATF-certified and sanctioned course. Please visit our website for more information:

June 19, 2013

Punk Rock Karaoke benefit for Lawrence Queer Youth Voice!

Start: June 19, 2013 7:00 pm
Cost: 5-10

7-9pm: all ages, After 9pm: 21+
Raising money for Lawrence Queer Youth Voice, a voice for trans*, queer, and allied youth in Lawrence that provides a safe space and an outlet for youth activism.

December 15, 2012
Happy Shirt Printing CO.

Once Upon a December- Benefit Fashion Show

Start: December 15, 2012 8:00 pm
Venue: Happy Shirt Printing CO.
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608 N. 2nd St, Lawrence
Cost: $10

Come Join the fun and help kick off the holiday season! Featuring local clothing from Cherry Juice. Eccentricity, GoldMakers, StarStruck, Weavers, White Chocolate, Wildman, & Wink. Hair and makeup by the team at Static Hair Salon.

Tickets Can be purchased at Static or any of the participating store shops. Proceeds will benefit Headquarters Counseling Center.

November 5, 2012

Engineers Without Borders Benefit: Trivia Smackdown

Start: November 5, 2012 7:00 pm
Cost: $10/person $50/team

The EWB-USA Sunflower State Professionals are working on a clean water project in Guatemala and they need your help.

Your mission: Answer inane trivia questions from the world of sports, science, art, history, and pop culture and raise money for a great cause. Feel the rush of being an intellectual superior in a bar game played by amateurs. Winners go home with all kinds of gift certificates and awesome prizes donated from local businesses. Support your community and our sister community in Matazano, Guatemala by flexing your trivia muscle and bringing as many friends with you as possible.

August 25, 2012
South Park

Sounds for Tomorrow: American Cancer Society Benefit

Start: August 25, 2012
Venue: South Park
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Lawrence, KS, United States, 66044
Cost: Benefit: Free, Donations Welcome

On August 25 in South Park from 4-9pm, an eclectic acts in the region have volunteered their time and talents for the worthy cause of cancer research with the American Cancer Society. As this is a donation-only event, the promoters invite everyone to give anything they might able to spare to benefit the American Cancer Society.

Bands include:

Cloud Dog
Tony Gaines
Sideways Glance
The Bus Company
The Potlickers

March 31, 2012
Eaton Atrium

Flapjacks for Philanthropy

Start: March 31, 2012 8:00 am
Venue: Eaton Atrium
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1520 W 15th Street, Lawrence, KS, United States, 66045
Cost: $5 (in advance), $7 (at the door)

Flapjacks for Philanthropy–which will feature a deluxe, all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast served by Chris Cakes– is hosted by the sophomore Self Engineering Leadership Fellows, the Class of 2014. Tickets sell for $5 in advance, $7 at the door, and in past years, the fundraiser has served breakfast to over 600 supporters. For 2012, the Fellows have chosen to use the event to benefit GaDuGi SafeCenter, a rehabilitation center for victims of sexual violence. The event will take place on March 31, from 8am-11am in Eaton Atrium, and is open to all of the community, whether you are affiliated with the University of Kansas or not. The goal is to raise $3,500 for GaDuGi.

December 5, 2011

Chili’s Lawrence Give Back Night

Start: December 5, 2011 11:00 am

The Chili’s in Lawrence is sponsoring the KU Ecohawks with an all day Give Back Night. The Ecohawks are a senior design Mechanical Engineering group at KU. Their projects include researching a more sustainable approach to our world’s energy infrastructure. Chili’s will donate 10% of their sales to the KU Ecohawks. All customers MUST mention the KU Ecohawks at the time of their order.

November 28, 2011

25th Annual Lawrence Festival of Trees

Start: November 28, 2011 10:00 am
Cost: $3-$50

Liberty Hall presents the 25th Annual Lawrence Festival of Trees on November 28 at 10:00 a.m.

The holiday season in Lawrence starts with the Festival of Trees!

Join us for the 25th Annual Festival of Trees from Monday, November 28 through Thursday, December 1, 2011, at Liberty Hall, 644 Massachusetts Street, in beautiful Downtown Lawrence.

Viewing times: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10 AM – 8:30 PM
Tuesday: 10 AM -5 PM
Admission: Suggested donation of $3 for adults and children over 12

The Gala Auction Party will be held on Tuesday, November 29 at 7:30 PM. Suggested donation for attendance is $35.
The Patron Preview Party will begin at 6 PM. A donation of $50 is suggested for Patrons.

Proceeds benefit The Shelter, Inc. which has provided emergency services for youth and families in Lawrence and the surrounding communities since 1981.

Nearly 60 trees and 25 wreaths decorated and donated by local individuals and groups are on display, and will be sold during the Auction Party on Tuesday, November 29.


Additional dates

  • Tuesday, November 29
  • Wednesday, November 30
  • Thursday, December 1



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