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Archive for Tuesday, December 24, 2002

Offices list holiday hours

December 24, 2002

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Most government offices and public services in Lawrence will be closed Wednesday in observance of Christmas.

Some will close early or shut down altogether today for Christmas Eve.

City offices will be closed Wednesday, and the Lawrence Transit System and the T Lift will not operate that day.

Residential trash pickup will be one day later this week. Commercial collection scheduled for Wednesday will be collected on Thursday.

To report a water or sewer emergency after business hours or during the holiday, contact the city's utilities department at 843-2685.

The public library will be closed today and Wednesday. The city's cemetery office will be closed Wednesday. Carl Knox Natatorium will be closed until Jan. 5.

Penn House will be closed until Jan. 6.

Douglas County offices will be closed Wednesday.

Ottawa offices will be closed Wednesday. Baldwin offices will be closed today and Wednesday. DeSoto City Hall will be closed today and Wednesday. Eudora offices will close at noon today and be closed Wednesday.

The city's parks and recreation department schedule is:

Today

The Jackman family re-creates the manger scene, plus one, at
Vinland United Methodist Church. The Jackmans are, from left,
Leslie, who plays Mary; Tanner, 4, a "stage extra"; Chase, 4 weeks
old, as baby Jesus; and Clark, as Joseph. The church has presented
the living nativity since 1976. On Monday, the Jackmans kept the
tradition alive at the Vinland Fairgrounds, southeast of Lawrence.

The Jackman family re-creates the manger scene, plus one, at Vinland United Methodist Church. The Jackmans are, from left, Leslie, who plays Mary; Tanner, 4, a "stage extra"; Chase, 4 weeks old, as baby Jesus; and Clark, as Joseph. The church has presented the living nativity since 1976. On Monday, the Jackmans kept the tradition alive at the Vinland Fairgrounds, southeast of Lawrence.

  • South Park Recreation Center, closed.
  • East Lawrence Center, walking from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., free play from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and program enrollment from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Community Building, walking from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., free play from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and program enrollment from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Holcom Park Recreation Center, walking from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., free play from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and program enrollment from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Eagle Bend Golf Course, public shotgun starts at 9 a.m.
  • Prairie Park Nature Center, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, lap swimming from 5:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. and leisure pool from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Wednesday



  • South Park Center, East Lawrence Recreation Center, Community Building and Holcom Park Recreation Center, closed.
  • Eagle Bend Golf Course and Prairie Park Nature Center, closed.
  • Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, closed.

Thursday

  • South Park Recreation Center, East Lawrence Center, Community Building and Holcom Park Recreation Center, regular hours.
  • Eagle Bend Golf Course, Prairie Park Nature Center, regular hours
  • Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, lap swimming from 10 a.m. to 8:45 p.m. and leisure pool from 1 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.

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