ArtPlace Project Facilitator Wanted

An Arts Center administrator and an East Lawrence administrator have been hired, and now we need a Project Facilitator. Do you have qualifications? Do you know someone who does? Please pass it on! ArtPlace Project Facilitator The ArtPlace Project Facilitator is a contract position that will provide the primary project management for the completion of … Continue reading »

September ELNA Meeting, Meeting Day Changes

The East Lawrence Neighborhood Association will meet again Monday September 10th from 7-9pm in the New York School library.  The agenda, as it is know, can always be found at Meetings for the rest of 2018 are as follows: Monday October 1st, 7-9pm, at New York School Monday November 5th, 7-9pm, at New York School … Continue reading »

East Lawrence Fall Homes Tour

ELNA Board Members Mike Anderson and Eric Jay have organized a Home Tour fundraiser for ELNA on Saturday, October 13th from 10am-4pm. Tickets are $20.00 each and can be purchased at: Bon Bon, Cottin’s Hardware, Decade, Lawrence Beer Company Homes on the drop in, self-guided tour include: 938 Rhode Island 1100 Rhode Island 1028 Pennsylvania … Continue reading »

Updated Bylaws

We’ve updated our Bylaws as of this July 2018.  You can view the most current draft here.  The most significant change you’ll find is that we plan to have our monthly meetings on the 2nd Monday of each month, instead of our usual first Monday.  We’ve found that we delay our meetings several times a … Continue reading »

Rebuilding East Ninth Together Draft — July edits

With input from neighbors and community members, Lawrence Arts Center interim director Cindy Maude presented changes to the Rebuilding East Ninth together draft at the July 9th ELNA meeting.  The primary change is an increase in the number of committee members to select the Project Facilitator.  The draft can be viewed here: Rebuilding East Ninth … Continue reading »

ELNA Block Party 2018 — Sept 22nd

It’s not just a block party, it’s THE Block Party. Ain’t no party like the ELNA Block Party!   Join us Saturday September 22nd, 2018, at Hobbs Park from 5-9pm. We’ll have live music, raffle items, cake walk, information tables, and lots of good neighbor-mingling.   It’s a potluck, so bring your best dish, side … Continue reading »

East Ninth Street Construction

  FYI neighbors, the City has a timeline available for the repair of East 9th St.  The project will be completed in four construction phases:         Phase 1: The project will begin in July with the reconstruction of the 9th & Connecticut intersection.       Phase 2:  Reconstruction from New Hampshire to Connecticut.  Work will not begin prior … Continue reading »

River Clean Up Thanks

Better late than never…  ELNA, neighbor Mike Myers, and Friends of the Kaw — Kansas River Keeper, would like to thank everyone who came down to help clean up our riverfront this last Earth Day. “What a great day cleaning up the banks of the Kansas River and the riparian zone in the East Lawrence … Continue reading »

Drainage Project, Results

If you recall, our neighbor Penn Pennel has appeared at ELNA meetings in recent months and at the Yart Sale to collect your input on areas of East Lawrence that have poor drainage, for an urban planning project.  The project results and final product poster can be viewed below.  Zoom in for easier reading.  Thanks, … Continue reading »