Archive for Thursday, September 30, 1999

THURSDAY DATEBOOK

September 30, 1999

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TODAY

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

5 p.m.-9 p.m.: Friends of the Lawrence Public Library Book Sale, members only pre-sale and silent auction, corner of Seventh and Kentucky streets.

Harvest of Arts: Music in Mural Alley, evening, 800 block of Massachusetts; drum circle, 5 p.m.-8 p.m., South Park, 11th and Massachusetts; poetry jam, 10 p.m., Paradise Cafe, 728 Mass.

FRIDAY

9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Immunization clinic, Baldwin First United Methodist Church, 704 Eighth. A fee will be charged. Sponsored by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department.

10 a.m.-8 p.m.: Friends of the Lawrence Public Library Book Sale, corner of Seventh and Kentucky streets.

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

7 p.m.-9 p.m.: Harvest of Arts Film Festival, Granada Theatre, 1020 Mass.; 7:30 p.m.-11 p.m., Cottonwood Reading and Dance, Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth; 8 p.m.-10 p.m., Harvest of Arts Poetry Reading, Terra Nova Hall, 900 block of Massachusetts; 9:30 p.m., experimental jazz, Milton's Cafe, 920 Mass.

SATURDAY

7:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: Farmers' Market, city parking lot in the 1000 block of Vermont.

7:30 a.m.-10 a.m.: Global Embrace, a World Health Organization walk, starts at the South Lawrence Trafficway fitness trail, near Hollywood Theaters. Registration, 7:30 a.m.-8:15 a.m.; one-mile walk, 8:15 a.m.-9 a.m.; "A Celebration of Active Aging," 9:15 a.m.-9:45 a.m.; closing ceremonies, 9:45 a.m.-10 a.m. Free blood-pressure checks. Speakers: Mayor Erv Hodges and Wayne Osness, professor of health, sports and exercise sciences at Kansas University.

10 a.m.-4 p.m.: Lawrence Potters' Guild's 22nd annual sale, Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth. Rain date: Oct. 9.

10 a.m.-1 p.m.: Watson Library at 75 Open House, Kansas University campus. Brief program at 10:30 a.m.

10 a.m.-2 p.m.: Flu immunization clinic, Dillons food store, 3000 W. Sixth, sponsored by Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department.

10 a.m.-noon: Immunization clinic, Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 200 Maine, Suite B.

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

10 a.m.-6 p.m.: Friends of the Lawrence Public Library Book Sale, corner of Seventh and Kentucky streets.

11 a.m.-dusk: Harvest of Arts festival, Buford M. Watson Jr. Park, Sixth and Kentucky streets.

Noon-5 p.m.: Lawrence Homebuilders Assn.'s Fall Showcase of Homes at 21 Lawrence area homes. For information, call 748-0612.

5 p.m.-10:30 p.m.: Third annual St. John's Oktoberfest, St. John the Evangelist Church, 1234 Ky. A polka Mass begins at 4:30 p.m.

7 p.m.: Red Grammer concert, benefit for Lawrence Partnership for Children and Youth, Haskell Indian Nations University. Doors open at 6:15 p.m.

SUNDAY

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Friends of the Lawrence Public Library Book Sale, corner of Seventh and Kentucky streets.

Noon-5 p.m.: Harvest of Arts festival, Buford M. Watson Jr. Park, Sixth and Kentucky streets. Piano stage, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth.

Noon-5 p.m.: Lawrence Homebuilders Assn.'s Fall Showcase of Homes at 21 Lawrence area homes. For information, call 748-0612.

MONDAY

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

Noon-9 p.m.: Friends of the Lawrence Public Library Book Sale, Half-Price Day, corner of Seventh and Kentucky streets.

7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.: Public forum on personal preparedness for the transition to Year 2000, sponsored by the Lawrence Y2K Compliant Community Information Task Force; Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

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

9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Flu immunization clinic and 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.: Storytime for toddlers and preschool children, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Registration required for toddlers.

3 p.m.-6 p.m.: Flu immunization clinic, Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 W. 27th, sponsored by Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department.

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

5 p.m.-9 p.m.: Friends of the Lawrence Public Library Book Sale, Bag Night, corner of Seventh and Kentucky streets.

6:45 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.

10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: Flu immunization clinic, Lawrence Senior Center, Eighth and Vermont streets, sponsored by Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department.

Noon-1 p.m.: University Forum, Ecumenical Christian Ministries building, 1204 Oread. Speaker: Lee Mann, professor and director of graduate studies in art and design, on "Mayan Ruins and Sacred Sites of Belize."

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

8 p.m.: Lecture by Harvard biologist and author Stephen Jay Gould on the growth of ideas, Lied Center of Kansas, part of Kansas University's Hall Center for the Humanities Lecture Series.

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.

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