Archive for Wednesday, June 20, 2001

Wednesday datebook

June 20, 2001

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9 a.m.: Lawrence Memorial Hospital board meeting, auditorium, LMH, 325 Maine.

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

10:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.: "Books and Babies" storytime for infants 8-23 months, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833. Also 11:10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Registration required.

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

1 p.m.-1:45 p.m.: Wednesday program for school-age children, "Chad Jackson is Scuba Man!", Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, Ext. 117. Free tickets required.

2 p.m.-4 p.m.: "Know Your Antiques" presentation by R. Wayne Nelson on defining collectibles and antiques, Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., 841-4109.

3 p.m.-5 p.m.: Panel discussion on the commercial chapter of Horizon 2020, City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets, 832-3163.

3 p.m.-5 p.m.: Teen safety program with the Lawrence Police Department, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, Ext. 121.

7:30 p.m.: Lawrence Parks and Recreation Teddy Roosevelt fountain dedication, South Park, 1131 Mass.

8 p.m.: Summer Lawrence City Band Concert, South Park, 11th and Massachusetts streets, 832-7930.

THURSDAY

9 a.m.: Lawrence Douglas County Advocacy Council on Aging trip to Eudora City Hall to discuss aging issues, Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt.

10:30 a.m.-11 a.m.: "Kites for Little Tykes" with Matt Costabile, program for children ages 2-5, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, Ext. 121.

Noon: Brown Bag Concert with Key West Jazz Quartet, corner of Ninth and Massachusetts streets, 832-7940.

4 p.m.-6:30 p.m.: Lawrence Farmers Market, Vermont Street between 10th and 11th streets, 842-3883 or 838-4726.

7 p.m.: Historic Resources Commission meeting, City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

FRIDAY

9:30 a.m.-10 a.m.: Storytime for 2-year-olds and an accompanying adult, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833. Registration required. Also 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m.

10:30 a.m.-11 a.m.: Storytime for children 3 years and older, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833.

6 p.m.-11 p.m.: Territorial Capital Festival, Lecompton. Events include a pancake feed, 7 a.m.-10 a.m.; parade, 11 a.m. ; Korean War pinning ceremony, 2 p.m.; and evening concert, 9 p.m.-midnight, (785) 887-6691. Event continues 7 a.m.-midnight Saturday.

6 p.m.-11 p.m.: Fiesta Mexicana, St. John the Evangelist Church, 1234 Ky., 842-5602. Event continues Saturday.

SATURDAY

6:30 a.m.: Lawrence Farmers Market, Vermont Street between 10th and 11th streets, 842-3883 or 838-4726.

7 a.m.-midnight: Territorial Capital Festival, Lecompton. Events include a pancake feed, 7 a.m.-10 a.m.; parade, 11 a.m. ; Korean War pinning ceremony, 2 p.m.; and evening concert, 9 p.m.-midnight, (785) 887-6691.

10 a.m.-4 p.m.: Midwest Cat Show, Douglas County Fairgrounds, 21st and Harper streets, (913) 268-3885. Event continues Sunday. Tickets required.

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.

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