Archive for Saturday, April 9, 2005

Lawrence Datebook

April 9, 2005



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

Indian taco fund-raiser for Lawrence Children's Choir trip to Germany, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Checkers Foods, 2300 La., 760-4082.

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.


"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.


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.

Informational meeting on downtown waterline projects, 9 a.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

"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.

North Lawrence Improvement Assn. meeting, 7 p.m., IOOF Hall, Sixth and Lincoln streets, 842-7232.

"Japan Unbound: The Unraveling of U.S.-Japanese Relations," lecture by John Nathan, 7:30 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, 864-3849.


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.

Lawrence Community InterFaith Initiative meeting, 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m., Corpus Christi Church, 6001 Bob Billings Parkway, 843-6286.

Coalition on Homeless Concerns monthly meeting, 3 p.m.-5 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

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.

"Putting the Astro in Astrobiology: A Report to the National Academy of Sciences," lecture by Craig Wheeler of the University of Texas, noon, 1089 Malott Hall, 864-4236.

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.

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