NOVEMBER ELNA MEETING, BOARD ELECTIONS Our next ELNA meeting will be Monday November 14th, from 7-9pm, in person at the Santa Fe Depot, and on zoom.  You can find the agenda as it is known, along with zoom info, here: At this November ELNA meeting, we’ll elect our Board members.  Pam Blackburn, Barry Shalinsky, … Continue reading »

Block Party Photos

So nice to see all your neighbor faces! Check out the photos from Block Party 2022 here.

Block Party 2022

Block Party!  Block Party!  Block Party! It’s a potluck style neighbor party and you’re invited!  Please come!   Saturday September 24th, 2022  Hobbs Park 5-9pm ELNA will provide the burgers (both meat and vegetarian) and some drinks. We’ll have beer for purchase by donation. You can bring a side dish or dessert to share.  We’ll have … Continue reading »

September ELNA Meeting

Monday September 12th , 7-9pm At the Santa Fe Depot, 7th and New York St The ELNA Board and attending membership will meet again on Monday September 12th from 7-9pm. Exciting news! We will meet IN PERSON at the Santa Fe Depot (7th and New York Street) We’ll try our hands at a hybrid meeting … Continue reading »

August ELNA Meeting

We’ll meet again, on zoom, on Monday August 8th from 7-9pm. The agenda as it is known, with the zoom link, is always available here.

July ELNA Meeting

ELNA will meet again on Monday July 11th from 7-9pm on zoom. The agenda as it is known, plus zoom link info, is always available here.


Voters should prepare to vote on one of the most significant ballot questions in recent Kansas history.  In the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s recent decision over ruling Roe v. Wade, Kansas will be the first state to decide on state level constitutional protections for reproductive choice.  A YES vote removes those protections and would … Continue reading »

East Lawrence Outsider Art & Culture Tour UPDATE

The “Make a Wish – Community Identity and Outsider Art” walking tour on July 9 from 9am to noon has 22 people signed up. There is space for just eight more participants, so folks are encouraged to email Suzan Hampton, the organizer, at right away to ensure their spot. Erika Nelson, wacky outsider artist and humanities scholar … Continue reading »

June ELNA Meeting

The ELNA Board and attending membership will meet again on Monday June 13th, from 7-9pm on zoom. You can view the agenda as it is known, plus the zoom link info, here:

East Lawrence Outsider Art & Culture Tour

Saturday July 9th, 9am to Noon Former ELNA Board member Suzan Hampton was awarded a Kansas Humanities grant for a neighborhood art and culture project called Make a Wish: Community Identity and Outsider Art in East Lawrence, Kansas. ELNA is the community sponsor of the project that consists of oral history interviews about art and … Continue reading »