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Archive for Thursday, September 23, 1999

THURSDAY DATEBOOK

September 23, 1999

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TODAY

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

FRIDAY

10 a.m.: Gates open for Harvest Moon Blues Fest; music begins at 1 p.m., Clinton Lake State Park.

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

SATURDAY

7:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: Farmers' Market, city parking lot in the 1000 block of Vermont. Program: "Learn to Eat Your Five-a-Day," featuring food pyramid demonstration by Nancy O'Connor, community Mercantile nutrition educator, as well as healthy snacks and recipes, and music.

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

10 a.m.: Gates open for Harvest Moon Blues Fest; music begins at noon, Clinton Lake State Park.

1 p.m.: Kansas University Band Day parade, downtown Lawrence.

1 p.m.: "Welcome to School Powwow," Haskell Indian Nations University. Gourd dance, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.; grand entry, 5 p.m.-6 p.m.

SUNDAY

Noon-5 p.m.: Harvest of Arts opening festivities, Burcham Park, Second and Illinois streets; 7 p.m.-9 p.m., classical music on guitar, flute and cello, Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth.

3 p.m.-5 p.m.: Screening of "Where Do You Hang Your Hat?" a documentary film about homeless people in Lawrence, shot by a visual anthropology team from Kansas University and three homeless consultants, auditorium, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Followed by a discussion of homelessness.

MONDAY

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

4 p.m.-7 p.m.: Public meeting on sanitary sewer improvements to Western Hills neighborhood; city commission room, first floor, city hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.: Harvest of Arts, bluegrass in Watkins Park, 1000 block of Massachusetts; Singer-Songwriters' Showcase, 7 p.m.-11 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Mass.

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

Lawrence Public Library Bookmobile: 9 a.m.-10 a.m. at Prairie Commons, 5121 Congressional; 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at Babcock Place, 1700 Mass.

TUESDAY

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

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

5:30 p.m.: Harvest of Arts mini-reception to kick off Flashlight Walking Tour of Art in Storefront Windows, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Walking tour, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass; Ragteim Music State, 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m., Crystal Room, Eldridge.

5:30 p.m.: Lawrence Housing Authority board, Babcock Place, 1700 Mass.

6:35 p.m.: Lawrence City Commission, city hall, Sixth and Massachusetts.

Lawrence Public Library Bookmobile: 9 a.m.-10 a.m. at Adult Learning Center, 1919 Del.; 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at Vermont Towers, 1101 Vt.; 1 p.m.-1:30 p.m. at Brandon Woods Assisted Care, 1501 Inverness Dr.; 2 p.m.-3 p.m. at Peterson Acres, 2930 Peterson Rd.

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.

Noon-1 p.m.: University Forum, Ecumenical Christian Ministries building, 1204 Oread. Speaker: Robert Minor, professor of religious studies, on "World Religions and Homophobia."

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

7 p.m.-9 p.m.: Harvest of Arts' Jazz State, Eldridge Hotel garden, 701 Mass; Middle Eastern Hafla, 8 p.m.-11 p.m., Mercantile Bank, Ninth and Massachusetts; "Contemporary Choreography," informal dance concert by Prairie Wind Dancers, 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth

Lawrence Public Library Bookmobile: 9 a.m.-10 a.m. at Brandon Woods, 1501 Inverness Dr.; 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at Presbyterian Manor, 1429 Kasold Dr.; 1 p.m.-2 p.m. at Drury Place, 1510 St. Andrews Dr.

-- 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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