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Archive for Wednesday, June 23, 1999

LAWRENCE DATEBOOK FOR WEDNESDAY

June 23, 1999

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TODAY

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.

2 p.m.: Negotiation session between Lawrence school board and teacher organization representatives, school district service center, 3705 Clinton Pkwy.

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.

SATURDAY

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

7 a.m.-midnight: Territorial Capital Festival, Lecompton, featuring historical re-enactments, demonstrations, crafts, food and carnival.

9 a.m.-8 p.m.: Douglas County AIDS Project Red Ribbon Flights, Lawrence Municipal Airport.

1 p.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday: Douglas County Amateur Radio Club's annual Field Day, Wells Overlook Park.

6:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m.: St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church's 18th annual Mexican Fiesta, 1229 Vt. Mass begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by the celebration, including food, music and games.

SUNDAY

2:30 p.m.: "Around the World," a harp concert by Misty Dawn Warren, Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

MONDAY

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

4:30 p.m.: Ground-breaking ceremony for a new elementary school on 15th Street, west of Wakarusa Drive. Transportation to the site available from the service center, 3705 Clinton Pkwy.

7 p.m.: Lawrence school board meeting, including presentation of the budget, school district service center, 3705 Clinton Pkwy.

Lawrence Public Library bookmobile: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Broken Arrow Park, 31st and Louisiana streets; 10:30 a.m. 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, 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.

Canceled: 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.

-- 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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