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Archive for Thursday, April 8, 1999

LAWRENCE DATEBOOK FOR THURSDAY

April 8, 1999

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TODAY

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

7 p.m.: Pulitzer Award-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.: Encore!, a production by Free State High School students, FSHS, 4700 Overland Dr.

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 p.m.: Poetry readings in celebration of National Poetry Month at Borders Coffee Shop, Seventh and New Hampshire. Participants: Carolyn Doty, Lee Mann, Roger Shimomura, Doug Weaver, Denise Low, Skye Riggs, Megan Hope, Silvia Gonzales and John Musgrave. Organized by Borders Books and poet Luci Tapahonso.

7:30 p.m.: Encore!, a production by Free State High School students, 4700 Overland Dr.

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.

7:30 p.m.: Encore!, a production by Free State High School students, FSHS, 4700 Overland Dr.

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.

Noon-5 p.m.: Kanwaka Township Fire Department taco feed to raise funds for first-aid equipment, at the fire station at the intersection of County Road 1029 and North 1700 Road.

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.

WEDNESDAY

Noon-1 p.m.: University Forum, Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread. Optional lunch at 11:30 a.m. Program: "Privatization of Foster Care," by Douglas County District Judge Jean Shepherd.

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.

Lawrence Public Library Bookmobile: 9 a.m.-10 a.m., Prairie Commons, 5121 Congressional; 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Presbyterian Manor, 1429 Kasold; 1 p.m.-1:30 p.m., Brandon Woods Assisted Care, 1501 Inverness; 2 p.m.-3 p.m., Peterson Acres, 2930 Peterson Rd.

-- To submit items for consideration in Datebook, call 832-7148, or write to Datebook, P.O. Box 888, Lawrence 66044. Datebook's e-mail address is datebook@ljworld.com.

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