Archive for Saturday, January 19, 2002

Recreation Calendar

January 19, 2002


Sunday Show 'n' go ride, a longer tour with varying destinations, begins at 10:30 a.m. in South Park, 11th and Massachusetts streets.

Tuesday Illuminated bike path ride departs at 6:30 p.m. from South Wind 12 Theatres, 3433 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.

Douglas County

Senior Services

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

Program opportunities include the following:

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.

Caregiver Support Group, 2:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.

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

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

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

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

Wednesday 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.

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

Friendship coffee, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

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

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 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.

Call (785) 979-1639.

Lawrence Aquahawks Swim Team

Monday through today Practice times vary according to ability and age. Contact Coach Brian Barnes at 841-8891.

Lawrence Masters Swimming Club

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

Chess club

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


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. today. For more information, call 843-6923 or 830-9642.

Table tennis

Thursday Lawrence Table Tennis Assn. meets for play and practice at 7:30 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 N.H.

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

Multiple Sclerosis Challenge Walk

Thursday Informational meeting, 5:30 p.m.-6:40 p.m., Lawrence Public Library gallery room, 707 Vt. Information will be provided about the three-day, 50-mile fund-raising walk. Call (913) 432-3926.

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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