Archive for Thursday, May 3, 2001

Thursday datebook

May 3, 2001


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,


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

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


6:30 a.m.: Lawrence Swap Meet, Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds.

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

9 a.m.: Public meeting on fire ant situation, Southwest Junior High School, 2511 Inverness Drive.

9 a.m.-10 a.m.: Cohousing site tour, Delaware Street Commons, 1208 Del., 842-4913. Business meeting, 11 a.m.-noon.

10 a.m.-noon: Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department walk-in immunization clinic, 200 Maine, Suite B, 843-3060. Transportation available.

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

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

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.


Through May 31: Community Children's Center Head Start Program accepts applications for fall pre-school program, 925 Vt., 842-2515.

7 a.m.-2 p.m.: Lawrence Swap Meet, Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds.

Noon to 5 p.m.: Art in the Park, South Park, 11th and Massachusetts streets.

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


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

3:30 p.m.: "Voicing the Enlightenment: Germaine de Stael's Cosmopolitan Ideal in Her Novel 'Corrine' (1807)," lecture by KU French and Italian professor Diane Fourny, KU, Hall Center, 864-4798.

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.

7:30 p.m.: Traffic Safety Commission, City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

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