Lawrence, Kansas is a community with strong support for the Arts. Downtown sculpture displays, free community concerts, terrific school music programs, the Art Tougeau parade, art shows in many local businesses, the Art Walk, live theater, award-winning Children's Choirs, Kansas University operas and recitals, arts festivals... the list goes on. The musical arts are an important part of life, wherever you are, and you can get your child started on a lifetime of musical participation and enjoyment with Music Together® classes. You'll have a great time, too!
Here are some links for area arts and activities resources and events:
Kansas State Fiddling and Picking Championships (happens in Lawrence every August)
Children and Nature Network (not local, but you can search for local info)
Kansas Children's Discovery Center in Topeka, KS
And some other links to non-local websites and videos:
Kidshealth (lots of info about various ages and topics)
Bobby McFerrin Hacks Your Brain with the Pentatonic Scale (YouTube video - short and fun!)
(Go find the whole symposium if you want to learn more about music and the brain)
Piano Stairs (Another fun YouTube video. Turns out it's a Volkswagon ad :)
Online Instrument Stores:
If you have suggestions for other sites and activities, please contact me with the info!