|June 29-July 3||All-Star Tournaments||Community Park|
|June 30-July 4||Carnival||Lawrence Community Park|
|July 1||Weekend at the Fort|
|6:00 pm||Winging It with our First Responders||Sterrett Center|
|7:30 pm||Heartland Big Band||Theater at the Fort|
|July 4||Lawrence 4th Fest|
|9 am||Parade Line up||52nd & Richardt|
|10 am-4 pm||Car Show||Picnic Area|
|11 am-8 pm||Lion’s Fish Fry||Community Center|
|1 pm-5 pm||Inter-League Baseball||Community Park|
|4-9 pm||Kidz Zone||Community Center|
|4-10 pm||Live Music & Food Vendors||Stage & East Parking Lot|
|5-10 pm||Balloon Life||North Soccer Fields|
|10 pm||Fireworks||North Soccer Fields|
CSX granted temporary road closures
For the next month (6/17-7/16) there will be temporary road closures on Oaklandon Road, 59th Street, Carroll Road, and Brandon St. as repairs on the railroad tracks are made.
Fire Safety Festival scheduled for July 30
Carnival returns to 4th Fest
Parks & Recreation Director Eric Martin announced another addition to the festivities surrounding the Fourth of July in the City of Lawrence. He said a carnival will be available from Thursday to Monday at Lawrence Community Park. Free parking is available for visitors to the park and carnival.
Baseball rivalry returns for public safety officers
LFD Chief Dino Batalis and LPD Chief David Hofmann led their respective squads in a public safety match up at Lawrence Park. (click for more info & photos)
more info & photos
Prevent firework-related injuries
Each year, more firework-related injuries are reported on Independence Day than any other day. In 2015, 47 percent (85 cases) of the total number of reported cases occurred on Independence Day.
Support the Marching Pride’s trip to Pasadena
See the latest Crime Watch map
Steve Collier was elected mayor in November 2015 and he is the seventh mayor of Lawrence. Learn more in the Meet the Mayor section.
City selects paving projects
LPD seeks clerk candidates
CALL TO REPORT HIGH GRASS
If there is an abandoned property or home where the yard is not routinely mowed, please call 317-545-8787 or email the report to MayorMail@cityoflawrence.org. Investigators from the Code Enforcement Department will review the report and property before notifications will be made to the property owners on record. This report may be made anonymously to the phone line or email. Be sure to provide the address of the property.
Ideas for water conservation
Utilities Superintendent Scott Salsbery said this link is for the “homewaterworks” website, which is a project of the “Alliance for Water Efficiency”. The link should include language indicating it is from the “Alliance for Water Efficiency”. Here is the link: http://www.home-water-works.org/ “There is a lot of really good ideas on this site about how to manage your home and business water usage including maintenance, water conservation, a leak calculator tool, landscape irrigation, and all kinds of informative/ useful information,” said Salsbery.
EMT applications available through LFD >