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Archive for Friday, September 17, 2004

Lawrence Datebook

September 17, 2004

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Today

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.

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.

6 p.m.: POW-MIA remembrance ceremony, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 852, 138 Ala.

Haskell Indian Nations University 120th Anniversary

8 a.m.: Traditional blessing at Fire Ring.

9 a.m.: Welcome to Haskell ceremony, Stidham Union.

10 a.m.-noon and 1 p.m.-3 p.m.: Commemoration speakers, Haskell Auditorium.

1 p.m.-3 p.m.: Haskell tours.

4 p.m.: Traditional feast at Gazebo.

7 p.m.: Special pregame presentation at Haskell Stadium to acknowledge the long relationship between Lawrence public schools and Haskell Indian Nations University.

8 p.m.: Harvest Moon Ball (semiformal attire), Stidham Union.

Saturday

7:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: Farmers Market, 1000 block of Vermont Street.

9 a.m.: Alzheimer's Association Lawrence Memory Walk, Smith Center, Brandon Woods Retirement Community, 4730 Brandon Woods Terrace, 594-3731.

9 a.m.-5 p.m.: Lawrence Model Railroad Annual Show, Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, Building 21, 2120 Harper Ave.

1 p.m.-5 p.m.: Jefferson County Historical Society collectors' showcase and pioneer crafts, downtown Oskaloosa.

3 p.m.: Back to School Bash, Perry Elementary School, carnival games, food, 597-5024.

2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.: Lawrence Public Library's Bookworms Unite! Book Club for 8- to 12-year-olds, preregistration for the six-week session is requested, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

Haskell Indian Nations University 120th Anniversary

8 a.m.: Traditional blessing at Haskell Cemetery.

8 a.m.-noon: Monarch Watch's annual butterfly tagging, Baker Wetlands.

10 a.m.: Lawrence Sesquicentennial Parade, downtown Lawrence.

10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.: Lawrence Sesquicentennial Festival, South Park.

1 p.m.: Gourd dancing at powwow grounds.

3 p.m.-5 p.m.: Back to School Bash, Perry Elementary School, carnival games, food, 597-5024.

3 p.m.: Cultural dances featuring the California Pomo Bird Dancers and others.

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