Get your Wild & Scenic film festival tickets!

Wild & Scenic Film Festival

The seventh annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival is right around the corner! This year’s event features food, music, raffles, and nine films. Buy your tickets today!

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The festival is possible thanks to support from national and local sponsors. All proceeds benefit Friends of the Kaw and the Kansas Riverkeeper.


“FOK Member Only”
RAFFLE to win a  Wilderness Systems Aspire 105 
Kayak (in red)!
Value of $750
Donated by Sunflower Outdoor & Bike and the FOK Board of Directors. 

Tickets $10 (suggested donation).  Non-members can join for $15 and purchase a ticket for $10! 

Drawing will be held at the conclusion of the Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Friday, May 6 at Liberty Hall in Lawrence.  Need not be present to win!

Upcoming Events

Join us for these upcoming events!

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Wild and Scenic Film Festival

The Kansas Riverkeeper and Friends of the Kaw
are Proud to Host Patagonia’s Wild and Scenic Film Festival for a Seventh Year

on Thursday, May 5 at 7:00pm at Cinetopia Theatre
at Prairie Fire, 5724 West 136th Terrace, Overland Park, Kansas

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at 644 Massachusetts St., Lawrence, Kansas



(You can also buy tickets in advance at their box office.)

Adult Tickets $15
(suggested donation)

Student and Teacher Tickets are FREE!
Courtesy of the Westar Green Team

Must RSVP to 785 312 7200 or contact
Dawn. (Grade school, middle school and high school students must be accompanied by a teacher or parent.)

All proceeds benefit Friends of the Kaw, a grassroots, non-profit, conservation organization that sponsors the Kansas Riverkeeper.

FOK Members Only Raffle!
Win a Wilderness Systems Aspire 105
Kayak (in red)!
Value of $750
Donated by Sunflower Outdoor & Bike and the FOK Board of Directors.

Tickets $10 (suggested donation). Non-members can join for $15 and purchase a ticket for $10!

Drawing will be held at the conclusion of the Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Friday, May 6 at Liberty Hall in Lawrence. Need not be present to win!


Volunteers needed for both locations of Film Festival!

If you can help us at the film festival please e-mail Dawn.

Volunteers needed for the Film Festival for both May 5 at Cinetopia and May 6 at Liberty Hall:

· Set-up – 2 volunteer (6:30pm-7:30pm)
Arrive at Leawood Theater and assist staff in setting up raffle, membership, merchandise, and other tables. Help hang banners.

· Clean-up – 1 volunteer (9pm-9:30pm)
Assist staff in packing up materials and loading into vehicles.

· Greeters – 2 volunteers (6:45-7:45pm)
Stand at entrance and greet all guests, answer any questions anyone has, direct to theater and outreach tables.

· Ticket sales, Education Will call – 1 volunteer (6:30-7:30pm)
check in will call list for free educational tickets and add non-RSVP educational guests

· Merchandise table – 1 volunteer (6:30-7:30, 9-9:30- before and after program)
Collect payment for any Friends of the Kaw merchandise sales. You will be trained on taking payments.

· Membership/Outreach table – 2 or 3 volunteers (6:30-7:30, 9-9:30- before and after program and during intermission)
Man the outreach booth and hand out membership forms, river maps and just talk about the Kaw! Register attendees for door prizes and sell Kayak Raffle tickets to members for $10 each.

· Photographer – 1 volunteer (6:30-9:30pm)
Photograph the event

Topeka Green Fair and Other Events

Join us this Saturday, April 16 at the
Topeka Green Fair

Stop by and see what we have going on this year!

Topeka Green Fair 2016


 MANHATTAN is the PLACE TO BE this weekend!

Come see the Reel Paddle Film Festival, then join us for
the Little Apple Paddle on Saturday and Sunday.

Spring is in full bloom, and the Reel Paddling Film Festival World Tour arrives at Flint Hills Discovery Center with an assortment of the best films that showcase paddle excursions. Find your floating flights of fancy in big screen grandeur at the Immersive Experience Theater.

The Reel Paddling Film Festival 2016 World Tour makes its second stop in Manhattan, as the 2015 Discovery Center stop marked the 10th annual tour. Get your paddle on in The Little Apple!

Tickets by calling 785-776-8829 at the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce.  You can pay by credit card and tickets will be at “Will Call”.  Tickets are $5 in advance or $10 at the door.

Saturday, April 16 and Sunday, April 17 – Little Apple Paddle Trip on the Kansas River from Junction City to Manhattan with overnight camp on a sandbar.  Contact Marcia Rozell to reserve your spot via email or at 785-537-3030.


 Hike along the Kansas River at Kaw State Park this Saturday, April 16. 

April 16 — Have you stood on the edge of your Kansas River and experienced its beauty? Join Lawrence Parks and Recreation on a hike through an extensive oak-hickory forest on steep slopes with beautiful views of the Kansas (Kaw) river. A Friends of the Kaw member will be on hand to discuss the Kansas river. The trip leaves from Sports Pavilion Lawrence. Sign up on the City of Lawrence website.