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Archive for Wednesday, April 7, 1999

LAWRENCE DATEBOOK FOR WEDNESDAY

April 7, 1999

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TODAY

Noon-1 p.m.: University Forum, Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread. Optional lunch at 11:30 a.m. Program: "Should We Legalize Physician-Assisted Suicide?" by Don Marquis, professor of philosophy at Kansas University.

1:30 p.m.-3 p.m.: Older Women's League presents panel discussion on "Prescription Drugs: Proposed State and National Legislation to Curb Costs," Babcock Place, 1700 Mass. Panelists: Alice Fowler, Lawrence resident; Shelli Sweeney, policy analyst for Kansas Department on Aging; and U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore, D-Kan.

4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.: Negotiation session between Lawrence school board and Lawrence Education Assn., school district service center, 3701 Clinton Pkwy.

6 p.m.: Lawrence High School Lions Pride, meeting and elections, LHS cafeteria, 1901 La.

7 p.m.: Forum to obtain suggestions from the public on proposed procedures for identifying the beneficial uses of Kansas surface water, Lawrence Holidome, 200 McDonald Dr. Sponsored by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, facilitated by the Docking Institute for Public Affairs from Fort Hays State University.

7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.: Congressional Education Forum, Central Junior High School, 1400 Mass., with U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore, D-Kan.

Lawrence Public Library Bookmobile: 9 a.m.-10 a.m., Brandon Woods, 1501 Inverness Dr.; 10:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m., Vermont Towers, 1101 Vt.; 1 p.m.-2 p.m., Drury Place at Alvamar, 1510 St. Andrews Dr.

THURSDAY

9 a.m.-6:30 p.m.: WIC voucher pick-up, Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 336 Mo.

7 p.m.: Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist N. Scott Momaday, Kansas Room of the Kansas Union.

7 p.m.-9 p.m.: Curriculum Advisory Council meeting, Lawrence school district service center, 3705 Clinton Pkwy. Topic: Alternative high school.

7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.: Dr. Lu Wright, "How Parents Can Help Students Choose A Drug-Free Lifestyle," Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Room B, 325 Maine. Sponsored by the Lawrence school district.

7:30 p.m.: NAACP meeting, basement, Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.

Lawrence Public Library Bookmobile: 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Dillons, 3000 W. Sixth; 1 p.m.-2 p.m., Woodcreek Townhomes, 255 N. Mich.; 2:30 p.m.-4 p.m., Edgewood Homes, 1600 Haskell.

FRIDAY

9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Immunization clinic, Eudora City Hall, 4 E. Seventh. A fee will be charged. Sponsored by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department.

10:30 a.m.: Storytime for toddlers and preschool children, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Registration required for toddlers.

7:30 p.m.: Showing of "La Strada," part of the Lawrence Public Library's "Fridays with Fellini" film series, library auditorium, 707 Vt.

SATURDAY

9 a.m.-3 p.m.: Fair housing seminar, Community Building, 115 W. 11th. Sponsored by the city of Lawrence's Human Relations/Human Resources Department.

10 a.m.: Citizens for Public Transportation, Lawrence Public Library gallery, 707 Vt.

SUNDAY

2 p.m.: Kansas Land Trust conservation easement dedication and talk on prairie restoration by Greg Allen. To carpool to southwest Douglas County site, meet at 1:30 p.m. at the far west edge of the Wal-Mart parking lot, 3300 Iowa. For information, call 749-3297.

MONDAY

9 a.m.: Douglas County Commission, county courthouse, 11th and Massachusetts.

7 p.m.: Lawrence school board meeting, school district service center, 3705 Clinton Pkwy.

Lawrence Public Library Bookmobile: 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Hy-Vee, 3504 Clinton Pkwy.; 1 p.m.-2 p.m., Kmart, 3106 Iowa; 2:30 p.m.-4 p.m., Prairie Park, 27th and Kensington.

TUESDAY

10:30 a.m.: Storytime for toddlers and preschool children, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Registration required for toddlers.

6:35 p.m.: Lawrence City Commission, Lawrence Riverfront Plaza Factory Outlets, Sixth and New Hampshire. Enter through west doors from top level of parking garage.

Lawrence Public Library Bookmobile: 9 a.m.-10 a.m., Adult Learning Center, 1919 Del.; 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Holcom Park, Lawrence Avenue and 26th Street; 1 p.m.-2 p.m., Colony Woods Apartments, 24th Street and Naismith Drive; 2:30 p.m.-4 p.m., Lyon Park, North Seventh and Lyon.

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