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Archive for Wednesday, September 19, 2001

Wednesday datebook

September 19, 2001

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9 a.m.-noon: Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department health screening for people 60 and older, Babcock Place, 1700 Mass.

9 a.m.-2 p.m.: East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corp. food distribution to commodity participants, Penn House, 1035 Pa., 242-7450.

10:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.: "Books and Babies" storytime for infants 8-23 months, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, Ext. 117. 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.

Noon: "Terrorism and Our Responses," a discussion on last week's attacks led by Kansas University professors, Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave., 843-4933.

12:15 p.m.: Brown Bag Series, "Latino Drop Out Rates" with Angelica Lopez, KU, Multicultural Resource Center.

2 p.m.-4 p.m.: "Know Your Antiques" presentation on portrait miniatures, Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.

4 p.m.-6 p.m.: "Homework Nights," free tutoring and homework assistance for 11- to 18-year-olds, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, Ext. 121.

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

7:30 p.m.: "The Impact of Brown vs. Topeka Board of Education," panel discussion, Baker University, Rice Auditorium, Baldwin.

THURSDAY

9 a.m.-11 a.m.: East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corp. food distribution to commodity participants, Ballard Center, 708 Elm St., 242-7450.

11 a.m.: Baker University workshop, Osborne Chapel, Baldwin.

2 p.m.: Awards ceremony to honor participants of the Adult Day Program, Douglas County Senior Services, 745 Vt., 842-0543.

4 p.m.: Youngjun Guo, speaker on "The Rise and Development of the Study of Latin America in the People's Republic of China," Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave., 864-3849.

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

5 p.m.-7 p.m.: "Homework Nights," free tutoring and homework assistance for 11- to 18-year-olds, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, Ext. 121.

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

7 p.m.: Sierra Club Wakarusa Group talk on backpacking in the Bitterroot Mountains with botanist and ecologist Frank Norman, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 841-9594, careymm@ixks.com.

7 p.m.-9 p.m.: Economic Development Board meeting, Lecompton Territorial Capital-Lane Museum, 640 E. Woodson Road.

FRIDAY

10:30 a.m.-11 a.m.: Storytime for 2-year-olds and an accompanying adult, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, Ext. 117.

10:30 a.m.-11 a.m.: Storytime for children 3 years and older, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, Ext. 117.

11 a.m.: Baker University fall convocation, Rice Auditorium, Baldwin.

1 p.m.-5 p.m.: "Stories by the bell," told every hour on the hour, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, Ext. 117.

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