Archive for Friday, June 25, 2004

Lawrence Datebook

June 25, 2004



8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m.: Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department immunization clinic, 200 Maine, 843-0721.

9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.: Lawrence Public Library's toddler storytime for 2-year-olds and an accompanying adult, registration required, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

10:30 a.m.-11 a.m.: Lawrence Public Library Storytime for children 3 and older, no registration required, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

3 p.m.-4:30 p.m.: Territorial Lawrence Horse and Trolley Tour, begins at Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass., 865-4499.

6 p.m.-11 p.m.: Mexican Fiesta, St. John the Evangelist Parish, 1234 Ky.

Chautauqua events

All day: Exhibit, "First Blood: Kansas Prelude to Civil War," Hobbs Park Memorial, 10th and Delaware

9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.: Guided tour to Quindaro Ruins, Kansas City, Kan.. leaves from Lawrence Visitor Information Center, 402 N. Second St., $25, includes lunch, 865-4499 for reservations

10 a.m.-11 a.m.: Adult workshop, "The Kansas-Nebraska Act," presented by Fred Krebs, Stephen Douglas scholar, Lawrence Visitor Information Center

Noon-1 p.m.: Lunch Pail Lecture, "Territorial School House Vignette," presented by Christine Reinhard, Watkins Community Museum of History.

1 p.m.-2 p.m.: Children's workshop, "Folktales of African Peoples in America," presented by Charles Pace, Frederick Douglass scholar, Chautauqua tent

2 p.m.-5 p.m.: Youth Chautauqua camp geared to fifth- through eighth-graders, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 865-4449 to register.

3 p.m.-4:30 p.m.: Territorial history trolley tour through downtown Lawrence, guided by Paul Stuewe, leaves from Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass., $15, 765-4449 for reservations

4 p.m.: Temperance rally, Watkins Museum, ends with "storming" of Free State Brewing Co. around 4:30 p.m.

5 p.m.-6:45 p.m.: Kid-Tauqua tent activities, South Park

5 p.m.-7:30 p.m.: Concessions available, South Park

6:45 p.m.-7:15 p.m.: Kaw Valley Cornet Band Concert, Chautauqua tent

7:30 p.m.: Chautauqua tent program, featuring Frederick Douglass, as portrayed by Charles Pace


6:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Farmers Market, 1000 block of Vermont Street.

7 a.m.-midnight: Lecompton Territorial Days, communitywide history and entertainment celebration, Lecompton, (785) 887-6285 or (785) 887-6148.

9 a.m.-4 p.m.: Sunflower Water Garden Society's Water Garden Tour 2004, $10 tickets available at Water's Edge, Earl May, Sunrise Garden Center, Clinton Parkway Nursery, 841-2498 or 841-6777.

10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.: Territorial Lawrence Horse and Trolley Tour, begins at Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass., 865-4499.

11 a.m.-4 p.m.: Barbecue dinner, St. Luke A.M.E. Church, 900 N.Y., $8 admission, $5 for children 10 and under.

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