Archive for Saturday, January 12, 2002

Recreation Calendar

January 12, 2002


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

Lawrence Parks and Recreation

Leisure activity brochures for Lawrence Parks and Recreation are available at all city recreation centers, the Lawrence Public Library and City Hall. To rent city park shelters or other city facilities, call 832-7920.

Free Family Fun Friday Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive, 5 p.m. Call 832-7946.

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:


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

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

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

Seniors singles dinner, 6 p.m.

Duplicate bridge, 6:45 p.m.-9 p.m.


Downtown Tuesday painters, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

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

Discussion of mental health issues with LuAnn Sanderson, 9:15 a.m.-10:15 a.m.

Open woodworking shop, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.


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

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

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


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

New Horizon saxophone group, 4 p.m.-5 p.m.

Lawrence Community Theatre dress rehearsal of "Don't Dress for Dinner," 8 p.m.


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.

Camera Club, 2 p.m.

New Horizon clarinet group, 2:45 p.m.-3:45 p.m.

New Horizon band, 4 p.m.-5 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 9:30 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.

Friday Intermediate class meets at 9 a.m. at the center.

For information call (785) 979-1639.

Lawrence Aquahawks Swim Team

Monday through Saturday Practice times vary according to ability and age. Contact head coach Brian Barnes at 841-8891 for more information.

Lawrence Masters Swimming Club

Monday through Saturday Swimmers of all levels of ability and interest ages 18 and older are welcome. Morning and evening practice schedules offered. Contact Daniel Fisher, 841-5167, for information.


Monday Lawrence Chess Club, 7 p.m.-10 p.m., Borders, 700 N.H. For information, call Jamie Schrack at 842-8106.


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


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.


Lawrence Multisport Club provides education, information and other resources about individual and multisport endurance events. For more information, contact Kent McDonald at

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

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

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