Archive for Saturday, March 31, 2001

SATURDAY DATEBOOK

March 31, 2001

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Noon-4 p.m.: Lawrence Humane Society Adopt-a-Pet, Petco, 3115 Iowa, 843-6835.

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.

MONDAY

All week: National Public Health Week, Lawrence Public Library display, 707 Vt., 843-3060.

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

2:30 p.m.: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program for low-income, elderly and disabled individuals, Kansas University School of Law. Green Hall.

7 p.m.: Lawrence Coalition for Peace and Justice forum on "Globalization and the Environment," Jewish Community Center, Ninth Street and Highland Drive, 841-3026.

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

TUESDAY

9 a.m.-11 a.m.: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program for low-income, elderly and disabled individuals, Penn House, 1035 Pa., 842-0440. Also 1 p.m.-3 p.m.

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

9:30-10:30 a.m.: Health screening for people 60 and over, Lecompton Community Building, 333 Elmore.

10 a.m.: La Leche League nursing toddler meeting, "Nutrition & Weaning," Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department Building, second floor conference room, 865-5919 or 749-5381.

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

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

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.

12:30 p.m.: Kansas University music and dance department "Brown Bag Classic" performance, Kansas Union, 864-3421.

1:30 p.m.-3 p.m.: Public discussion of city's public transit system, featuring Public Transit Administrator Karin Rexroad and Mary Michener, chair of Citizens for Public Transit, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

3 p.m.-5 p.m.: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program for low-income, elderly and disabled individuals, Resident Services, 1600 Haskell No. 169, 842-1533, and Salvation Army, 946 N.H., 843-4188.

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

6:35 p.m.: Douglas County Commission meeting, county courthouse, 1100 Mass.

7 p.m.: Board of Electrical Examiners and Appeals meeting, city hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

7:30 p.m.: Oread Neighborhood Assn. public meeting, "Building Community: Students and the Oread Neighborhood," Yello Sub, 624 W. 12th St.

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