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Archive for Saturday, October 27, 2001

Recreation Calendar

October 27, 2001

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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 rcox@sunflower.com.

Lawrence Parks and Recreation

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 Halloween Open House, 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St. Come in costume. Free tricks and treats, scavenger hunt and special Creepy Creatures program at 2 p.m.

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

Wednesday Wild Adventures for Preschoolers and Parents, "Journey South," 10 a.m.-11 a.m., Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St. For ages 2-5. Fee: $2.50. Pre-enrollment required; call 832-7980.

Wednesday Halloween Beggars Night, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Participating homeowners should leave porch lights on for costumed youths.

Thursday Nature's Detectives, "Journey South," 4 p.m.-5 p.m., Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St. For ages 6-12. Fee: $3. Pre-enrollment recommended; call 832-7980.

Nov. 3 Turkey Trot 5K run, 9 a.m., Haskell Indian Nations University. Registration $15 before Friday and $16 from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. on race day. Call 832-7940 for more information.

Nov. 3 Saturday Morning Free Program, 10 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St. Call 832-7980.

Nov. 4 Feeding the Birds, 11 a.m.-noon, Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St. Fee: $3.50. Pre-registration recommended. Call 832-7980.

Nov. 4 Sunday Afternoon Free Program, 1:30 p.m.-2 p.m., Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St. All ages welcome. Call 832-7980.

Douglas County

Senior Services

Douglas County Senior Services, 745 Vt., offers several classes. All Douglas County residents age 55 and older are invited to participate. Future seniors also are welcome if space allows. Call Senior Services, 842-0543, for information or to register.

Program opportunities include:

Monday

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

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

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

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

Tuesday

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.

Wednesday

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

Trip to Kansas city museums. Fee: $36. Call 842-0543 for more information.

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

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

Thursday

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

Friday

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

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

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

Bhaktivana yoga

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

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

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

For information call (785) 979-1639.

Lawrence Aquahawks Swim Team

Fund-raising Swimathon, 7 a.m.-11 a.m. Nov. 10, Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive. For more information, call Julie Swank at 865-5365.

Monday through Saturday Lawrence Aquahawks, 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.

Lawrence Masters Swimming Club

Monday through Saturday Swimmers of all levels of ability, ages 18 and older, are welcome to join. 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.

Bridge

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

Yoga

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 8:45 a.m. Saturdays. For more information, call 843-6923 or 830-9642.

Table tennis

Thursday The Lawrence Table Tennis Assn. meets for play and practice at 7:30 p.m. at 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 kentmcdonald@usa.net.

Kuk Sool Won

Comprehensive traditional martial art, 1410 Kasold Drive. Lunch workout noon-1 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Classes 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Friday. For more information, call 865-5169 or see www.sunflower.com/~kuksool.

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 sfagan@ljworld.com.

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