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Archive for Friday, April 8, 2005

Lawrence Datebook

April 8, 2005

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Today

"Democracy in Arms: The American Soldier in World War II," 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics.

Compost Giveaway, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., City of Lawrence Composting Facility, 1420 E. 11th St.

Immunization clinic by Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department (no flu shots), 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m., 200 Maine, 843-0721.

Toddler storytime for children 2 years old and an accompanying adult, preregistration for the six-week session requested, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

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

"Pow Wow Highway," part of the Native American Experience film series, 7 p.m. Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

Saturday

Lawrence Memorial Hospital Health Fair, 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., LMH, 325 Maine.

"Democracy in Arms: The American Soldier in World War II," 8 a.m.-noon, Dole Institute of Politics.

Compost Giveaway, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., City of Lawrence Composting Facility, 1420 E. 11th St.

"Korean Religion, Society and Art," conference sponsored by KU International Programs, 8:30 a.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 864-6161.

Baby-sitting seminar, class for 11- to 15-year-olds sponsored by Lawrence Parks and Recreation, 9:30 a.m., East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 E. 15th St. Preregistration required. Cost: $20. Enroll online at www.lprd.org.

Building dedication, Hall Center for the Humanities at KU, 2 p.m., 864-4798.

Flavors of the World dinner, sponsored by KU International Programs, 4:30 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave., 864-4710.

"A Conversation with Mandy Patinkin," 8 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theatre in Murphy Hall, KU, 864-3982.

Bookworms Unite! Book Club for 8- to 12-year-olds, preregistration is requested for a six-week session, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

Sunday

"SwingTime & Coffee," First United Methodist Church, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., 946 Vt.

Presentation of "System Failure: Violence, Abuse and Neglect in the California Youth Authority" film and "Released: Five Short Videos about Women in Prison," 3:45 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

Monday

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

Douglas County Commission meeting, 8:30 a.m., county courthouse, 1100 Mass.

"Transformed or Diminished: States, Citizens and Development in Africa Today," lecture by Stephen Ndwgwa of the World Bank, noon, Adams Alumni Center, 864-9120.

Informational meeting regarding registration and licensing of family day-care homes, 6:30 p.m., Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 200 Maine, Suite B.

Lawrence school board meeting, 7 p.m., district headquarters, 110 McDonald Drive.

Eudora City Council meeting, 7:30 p.m., Eudora City Hall, 4 E. Seventh St.

Author Steven Church's reading of "The Guinness Book of Me," 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

Tuesday

Screenings for people 60 and older by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Lecompton United Methodist Church, 402 Elmore.

Douglas County Community Corrections and Youth Services Advisory board, 4 p.m., community corrections conference room at the county's Judicial and Law Enforcement Center, 111 E. 11th St.

Immunization clinic by Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m., 200 Maine, 843-0721.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County informational meeting, 5:15 p.m., 1525 W. Sixth St., Suite A, 843-7359.

"Civil Rights: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow," lecture by Gerald Reynolds, 6 p.m., Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union, KU, 864-3054.

Lawrence City Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

Wakarusa Township Board meeting, 7 p.m., 300 W. 31st St.

Kanwaka Township Board meeting, 7:30 p.m., Kanwaka Township Hall, off U.S. Highway 40.

Toddler storytime for children 2 years old and an accompanying adult, preregistration for the six-week session requested, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

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

Act-Around drama activity for children 5 to 11 years old, no registration required, 2 p.m.-2:45 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

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