Archive for Saturday, December 1, 2001

Recreation Calendar

December 1, 2001


Sunday Show-n-go ride, a longer tour with varying destinations, begins at 10:30 a.m. in South Park.

Tuesday Illuminated bike path ride departs at 6:30 p.m. from Southwind Twelve theaters, 3433 S. Iowa.

For information or suggestions about rides, contact Rex Cox at 843-7800 or

Lawrence Parks and Recreation

Leisure activity brochures for Lawrence Parks and Recreation are available at all city recreation centers, the Lawrence Public Library and City Hall. To rent city park shelters or other city facilities, call 832-7920.

Today Saturday Morning Free Program, 10 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St. Call 832-7980.

Sunday Sunday Afternoon Free Program, 1:30 p.m.-2 p.m., Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St. Call 832-7980.

Dec. 8 Saturday Morning Free Program, 10 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St. Call 832-7980.

Dec. 9 Winter/Spring 2002 brochure available in the Journal-World. Call 832-7930 for more information.

Dec. 9 Sunday Afternoon Free Program, 1:30 p.m.-2 p.m., Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St. Call 832-7980.

Dec. 14 Registration deadline for calls from Santa for ages 4-6. Fee: $2. Calls will be made Dec. 15 and 16. Call 832-7930.

Douglas County

Senior Services

Douglas County Senior Services, 745 Vt., offers several classes. Call Senior Services, 842-0543, for information or to register.

Program opportunities include:


Open sewing, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Open computer lab, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.

Pinochle, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.

Beginning bridge, 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Caregiver support group, 2:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.

Seniors Singles Dinner, 6 p.m.

Square dance lessons, 6:30 p.m., Prairie Commons Clubhouse.

Duplicate bridge, advanced beginner to intermediate, 6:45 p.m.-9 p.m.


Downtown Tuesday painters, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Open sewing, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Autoharp group, 10 a.m.-noon, Babcock Place.

Open woodworking shop, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.


Legal services, by appointment only.

Open sewing, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Chair exercise, 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m.

Quilting bee, 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Open computer lab, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.


Open sewing, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

New Horizon saxophone group, 4 p.m.-5 p.m.


Massage, 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Facilitator: Marcia Michalski. Call 842-0543 for information or appointments.

Slide presentation by James Seaver on "Mesopotamia, Iran and Iraq," 10 a.m.-noon.

Chair exercise, 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m.

Pinochle and pitch, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.

Camera Club, 2 p.m.

New Horizon clarinet group, 2:45 p.m.-3:45 p.m.

New Horizon band, 4 p.m.-5 p.m.

Kansas City Christmas lights tour. Fee: $30. Call 842-0543. Tour of lights at Country Club Plaza, Crown Center and Longview Park. Dinner at Furrs in Merriam.

Bhaktivana yoga

Monday Advanced beginner class, 6:30 p.m., Bhaktivana Yoga Center, 1204 N. 200 Road, Baldwin. Class also offered at 9:30 a.m. Saturdays at the center.

Tuesday Gentle yoga class, 9:30 a.m., and beginner class, 4 p.m. at the center. Beginner class also offered at 4 p.m. Thursdays at the center.

Wednesday All-levels class, 6:30 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave.

Friday Intermediate class, 9 a.m. at the center.

For information call (785) 979-1639.

Lawrence Aquahawks Swim Team

Monday through Saturday Lawrence Aquahawks is a year-round competitive swim team for Lawrence-area youths. Practice times vary according to ability and age. Contact head coach Brian Barnes at 841-8891 for more information.

Lawrence Masters Swimming Club

Monday through Saturday Swimmers of all levels of ability and interest ages 18 and older are welcome. Morning and evening practice schedules offered. Contact Daniel Fisher, 841-5167, for information.

Chess club

Monday Lawrence Chess Club, 7 p.m.-10 p.m., Borders, 700 N.H. All levels welcome. For information, call Jamie Schrack at 842-8106.


Monday Lawrence Duplicate Bridge Club, 6:45 p.m., Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt. Affiliated with the American Contract Bridge League. For more information, call Glenna Herd, 865-4049.


Beginning and advanced beginning Iyengar yoga classes offered at the Yoga Center of Lawrence, 920 Mass. Cat McMahon leads 90-minute sessions at 5:45 p.m. Mondays, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 9:30 a.m. Saturdays. For more information, call 843-6923 or 830-9642.

Table tennis

Thursday The Lawrence Table Tennis Assn. play and practice, 7:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 N.H.

Triathlon Club

Lawrence Multisport Club provides education, information and other resources about individual and multisport endurance events through meetings, group workouts and social events. For more information, contact Kent McDonald at

Kuk Sool Won

Comprehensive traditional martial art, 1410 Kasold Drive. Lunch workout noon-1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Classes 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. For more information, call 865-5169 or see

The deadline for information for the Recreation Calendar is noon Monday. Send information to Susie Fagan, Lawrence-Journal World, 645 N.H., P.O. Box 888, Lawrence 66044. Fax the information to 843-4512. Or you can send it by e-mail to

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