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Archive for Saturday, April 30, 2005

Lawrence Datebook

April 30, 2005

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Today

Hilltop Hustle, fund-raiser for Hilltop Child Development Center, KU, 8 a.m., 864-4940.

Life Support Rally bike ride, fund-raiser for Headquarters, 7:30-10:30 a.m., Sunflower Elementary, 2521 Inverness Drive.

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

Spring Parade of Homes by Lawrence Home Builders Assn., noon-5 p.m.

Family Program, no registration required, 1 p.m.-3 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

"Summit III Bridging Cultures: The Native American Experience," 2 p.m., Lied Center, 843-9192.

Presentation on preserving needlework, $15 fee, 2 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.

"Native Voices, Secret History," New Directions Series presentation, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 864-2787.

Sunday

Spring Parade of Homes by Lawrence Home Builders Assn., noon-5 p.m.

Family storytime, no registration required, 3:30 p.m.-3:50 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833.

Genesis program that for interfaith couples, 7 p.m., home of Lauren and John Hoopes(913) 710-0463 or e-mail tamaras@jewishkc.org.

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.

Health screening for people over 60, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Lecompton United Methodist Church, 402 Elmore.

"Global Development: The Gender Challenge," lecture by Elaine Zuckerman of Gender Action, noon, Adams Alumni Center, KU, 864-9120.

Peace Corps information meeting, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

Lecompton City Council meeting, 7 p.m., Lecompton City Hall, 327 Elmore.

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.

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.

"Defeat in Victory: Poland at the End of WWII," lecture by Anna Cienciala, noon, Bailey Hall, KU, 864-4236.

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

Farmers Market, 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m., 1000 block of Vermont Street.

"Strum's the Word: Manet's 'Spanish Guitarist,'" lecture by Therese Dolan of Temple University, 5 p.m., Room 211 Spencer Museum of Art, 864-4710.

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

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

Wednesday

"Viewpoint Japan: Branding, the Economy and the Ways of Today," conference sponsored by CIBER beginning at 8 a.m., Malott Room of the Kansas Union, 864-3849.

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

Health screenings for people 60 and older by Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Babcock Place, 1700 Mass.

"The Political Climate of Kansas and How We Got There," lecture by Allan Cigler, professor of political science, noon, Big 12 Room, Kansas Union, 864-5169.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County informational meeting, noon, 1525 W. Sixth St., Suite A, 843-7359.

"Politics, Religion and Medicine," University Forum lecture by the Rev. William Woodard of Westside Presbyterian Church, 12:30 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave., 843-4933.

Lawrence Public Library's English/Spanish storytime for children of all ages, 3 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

Dole Institute study group, "Realities of Running a High-Profile U.S. Congressional Race," 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics.

Lecture by Eli Attie, "The West Wing" writer and producer, 6:30 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU, 864-4900.

Douglas County Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., county courthouse, 1100 Mass.

Lawrence Apple User's Group 2.0's "Can You Hear me Now?" 7 p.m. Signs of Life Bookstore, 722 Mass.

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