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Archive for Saturday, June 19, 1999

LAWRENCE DATEBOOK FOR SATURDAY

June 19, 1999

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TODAY

6:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Farmers' Market, city parking lot in the 1000 block of Vermont.

8 a.m.-noon: Household hazardous waste collection, 711 E. 23rd. To schedule a drop-off appointment on another day, call 832-3030.

MONDAY

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

5:30 p.m.: Lawrence-Douglas County Health Board meeting, first-floor conference room, health department, 336 Mo.

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.

TUESDAY

10:30 a.m.-11 a.m.: Storytime for 3-year-olds through elementary school-age children, 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.

5:30 p.m.: Lawrence Housing Authority board, Edgewood Homes, 1600 Haskell.

Rescheduled: Lawrence City Commission. Meeting set for 4 p.m. Wednesday at city hall, Sixth and Massachusetts.

7 p.m.: Public forum on "Alternatives to War: Can Peaceful Conflict Resolution Work in Iraq and Yugoslavia?" Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 708 Vt. Sponsored by the Lawrence Coalition for Peace and Justice, the Peace Mennonite Church and the Oread Friends.

7 p.m.: General Education Development (GED) graduation, Free State High School, 4700 Overland Dr.

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.

4 p.m.: Lawrence City Commission, city hall, Sixth and Massachusetts. Rescheduled from Tuesday.

6:35 p.m.: Douglas County Commission, county courthouse, 11th and Massachusetts.

7 p.m.: Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission, city hall, Sixth and Massachusetts.

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

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., Paul Gray Gaslite Gang.

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

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.

ECKAN commodity distributions: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m., American Legion hall, Baldwin; 10 a.m.-11 a.m., city hall, Eudora; 1:30 p.m.-3 p.m., Lawrence's Edgewood Community Center, 1600 Haskell.

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.

-- 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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