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Archive for Wednesday, April 25, 2001

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April 25, 2001

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Library to play host to community workshop

Lawrence Public Library will play host to a workshop Thursday on successful communities.

The workshop, "Turning Spaces Into Quality Places: Successful Communities By Design," will be at 7 p.m. Thursday in the library's auditorium. It is free and open to the public.

Scott Paszkiewicz, environmental planner with Mid-America Regional Council, will discuss 20 principles for quality places that represent what is needed to design successful neighborhoods.

The workshop is sponsored by Kaw Valley Heritage Alliance, K-State Research and Extension, and Kansas University School of Architecture and Urban Design.

For more information, contact Robert Wilson at (785) 532-7823.

Alternative Breaks sets year-end celebration

Alternative Weekend Breaks will have its fourth annual year-end celebration Thursday to raise funds for the Kansas Alternative Breaks Program.

The event will be from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Kansas Union Ballroom. The dinner will be catered and attendants can eat all the pancakes they want for $5.

A slide show presentation, speakers and displays will highlight this year's alternative break trips.

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