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Archive for Sunday, April 29, 2001

Sunday datebook

April 29, 2001

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Noon-5 p.m.: Lawrence Home Builders Assn. Spring Parade of Homes, various locations, 748-0621. Call for a map. Continues May 5 and May 6.

2 p.m.-4 p.m.: 10th annual Baker University Wetlands Field Day, 31st Street between Louisiana Street and Haskell Avenue, 594-3174. Participants can drive, ride a bike or walk through the area and view educational displays.

MONDAY

9 a.m.: Douglas County Commission meeting, county courthouse, 1100 Mass.

4 p.m.: City Student Advisory Board meeting, City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

4 p.m.: Public meeting on study and proposed improvements to 23rd Street, City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

7 p.m.: Lawrence school board, school district headquarters, 110 McDonald Drive.

TUESDAY

All day: Registration beings for June and July storytime sessions, Lawrence Public Library, 843-3833.

10 a.m.: La Leche League meeting, "Why Nurse a Toddler?," Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 324 Maine, second floor conference room, 865-5919 or 749-5318.9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Health screening for people 60 and older, Lecompton Community Building, 333 Elmore, 843-0721. Fee charged.

4 p.m.: Public meeting on study and proposed improvements to 23rd Street between Barker Avenue and Louisiana Street, Haskell Indian Nations University, Stidham Union, 155 Indian Ave.

5:15 p.m.: Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Douglas County informational meeting, 211 E. Eighth St., Suite G, 843-7359.

6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.: Douglas County Infant-Toddler Coordinating Council playgroup for children from birth to age 3, One of a Kind child care center, 4640 W. 27th St., 843-3059. Reservations required.

6:45 p.m.: Lawrence City Commission meeting, City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

WEDNESDAY

7:30 a.m.: Joint meeting of Douglas County Commission and Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission to discuss Horizon 2020, City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

9 a.m.-noon: Health screening for people 60 and older, Babcock Place, 1700 Mass. Fee charged.

Noon: Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Douglas County informational meeting, 211 E. Eighth St., Suite G, 843-7359.

1:30 p.m.: Panel discussion on area community services for older citizens, Kaw Valley chapter of the Older Women's League, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 842-6513.

4 p.m.-6 p.m.: "Homework Nights" free tutoring and homework assistance for sixth- through 12th-graders, Lawrence Public Library, The Zone, 707 Vt., 843-3833.

7 p.m.: Persian Gulf veterans' public information meeting, Stormont-Vail Pozez Education Center, 1500 S.W. 10th Ave., (785) 296-7455, kspgwvets@cjnetworks.com.

THURSDAY

5 p.m.-7 p.m.: "Homework Nights" free tutoring and homework assistance for sixth- through 12th-graders, Lawrence Public Library, The Zone, 707 Vt., 843-3833.

6:30 p.m.: Lawrence Board of Zoning Appeals, City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.: SPUnK (Special Parents; UNique Kids) meeting and presentation on "Looking at the Future for our Children and Families," Independence Inc., 2001 Haskell Ave., 832-8353, jschwa5474@aol.com.

FRIDAY

4 p.m.: Public meeting on study and proposed improvements to 23rd Street between Noria Road and Harper Street, ProSoCo, 3741 Greenway Circle.

9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Immunization clinic, Baldwin First United Methodist Church, 704 Eighth St. Fee charged.

SATURDAY

9 a.m.: Kansas Herpetological Society Spring Field Trip, Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge, Linn County, (785) 836-2119, wakarusa@cjnetworks.com. Also 9 a.m. Sunday.

Noon: Fifth Annual Art Tougeau Parade, along Massachusetts Street, begins at South Park, 841-4598.

4 p.m.-8 p.m.: Red School Rockin' Jamboree, Lawrence Community Nursery School, Seventh and Alabama Streets, 842-0064. Fee charged.

7 p.m.-11 p.m.: Saturday Nite's Main Event youth lock-in for third- through sixth-graders, East Lawrence Center, 1245 E. 15th St., 832-7950. Admission charged.

SUNDAY, MAY 6

2 p.m.: Skyhoundz Canine Disc Championships, South Park, 1131 Mass., 832-7940.

MONDAY, MAY 7

9 a.m.: Douglas County Commission meeting, county courthouse, 1100 Mass.

4 p.m.: Public meeting on study and proposed improvements to 23rd Street between Harper Street to Barker Avenue, Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, Building 21, 2120 Harper St.

7 p.m.: Lawrence school board, school district headquarters, 110 McDonald Drive.

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