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Archive for Tuesday, July 6, 1999

LAWRENCE DATEBOOK FOR TUESDAY

July 6, 1999

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TODAY

9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Health screening for people 60 and older. Lecompton Community Building. A fee will be charged. Sponsored by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department.

10:30 a.m.-11 a.m.: Storytime for 3-year-olds through elementary school, Paretsky Children's Room, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Storytime for 2-year-olds, library auditorium. Registration required for 2-year-olds.

4 p.m.-6:30 p.m.: Farmers' Market, city parking lot in the 1000 block of Vermont.

6:45 p.m.: Lawrence City Commission, city hall, Sixth and Massachusetts.

Lawrence Public Library bookmobile: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Quail Run Park, east of Wakarusa and Inverness drives; 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Deerfield Park, west of Lawrence Avenue and Princeton Boulevard; 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Edgewood Park, 1245 E. 15th; and 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Woodcreek Townhouses, 255 N. Mich.

WEDNESDAY

9 a.m.-noon: Health screening for people 60 and older, Babcock Place, 1700 Mass. A fee will be charged. Sponsored by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department.

1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.: "Mystery Explores," a program by Mary Michener, former owner of the Adventure Bookstore, for children in the summer reading program at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

8 p.m.: City Band concert, South Park Gazebo, south of 11th and Massachusetts streets.

Canceled: Douglas County Commission, county courthouse, 11th and Massachusetts.

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

THURSDAY

Noon: Brown Bag concert, Eldridge Hotel garden area, 701 Mass., Borderline Country.

4 p.m.-6:30 p.m.: Farmers' Market, city parking lot in the 1000 block of Vermont.

7 p.m.: Lawrence Board of Zoning Appeals, city hall, Sixth and Massachusetts.

7 p.m.-8 p.m.: Thursday Reading Connection book discussion group targeting children ages 8 through 12, and adult partners, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. To register or for information, call the library, 843-3833.

7 p.m.: Oread Neighborhood Assn. general meeting, meet in the lobby of Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, Kansas University, for a tour.

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

Lawrence Public Library bookmobile: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Prairie Park, 29th Street and Whitmore Drive; 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at John Taylor Park, North Seventh and Walnut streets; 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at South Park, south of 11th and Massachusetts streets; 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Clinton Park, Fifth and Illinois streets.

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.: "Music for Learning," by guitarist Melody Snowden, for children ages 1 through 6 and their parents, Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

3:30 p.m.-5 p.m.: Welcoming reception for LuAnn Sanderson, new behavioral health aging special at Bert Nash Community Mental Health, Vermont Street Towers, 1101 Vt.

7 p.m.: Minnelli Musical Masterpiece film, Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt. Call the library, 843-3833, for film scheduled.

SATURDAY

6:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Farmers' Market, city parking lot in the 1000 block of Vermont. Program: "Maize Days," featuring corn boil, corn muffins, kettle corn, music and a chef demonstration.

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

10 a.m.-4 p.m.: Parks and Recreation Department's brush and tree branch collection site open, 1110 Haskell.

MONDAY

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

7:30 p.m.: "The Railroads of Kansas," a talk and booksigning by Robert Collins at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

Lawrence Public Library bookmobile: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Broken Arrow Park, 31st and Louisiana streets; 10:30 am. to 11:30 a.m. at "Dad" Perry Park, Harvard Road and Monterey Way; 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Holcom Park, 27th Street and Lawrence Avenue; and 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Pine Tree Townhouses, 149 Pinecone Dr.

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