Archive for Saturday, February 19, 2005

Lawrence Datebook

February 19, 2005



Boating safety class, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Teresa Catholic Church, Third and Elm streets, Perry, 841-1419.

Douglas County Spelling Bee, 10 a.m.-noon, Southwest Junior High School auditorium, 2511 Inverness Drive, 832-5550.

Lawrence Home Show, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sport 2 Sport, 5200 Clinton Parkway.

Daughters of the American Revolution meeting, 10 a.m., Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 325 Maine.

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.

Saturday Nite's Main Event youth lock-in for fourth- through eighth-graders, 7 p.m.-11 p.m., East Lawrence Center, 1245 E. 15th St., 832-7950. Fee charged.


Lawrence Home Show, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Sport 2 Sport, 5200 Clinton Parkway.

"Steamboating on the Kaw: A Frontier Adventure" by Bleeding Kansas '05, a series of talks and interpretations on the conflict over slavery in Kansas Territory in 1854 through 1861, 2 p.m., 319 Elmore, Lecompton.

Hall Center for the Humanities open house, 2 p.m.-5 p.m., KU.

Read Across Lawrence book discussion, led by Bud Hirsch, associate professor of English at Kansas University, 2:30 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.

"The Evolution of Common Environmental Standards and Policies in Public and Private International Finance," Policy Research Institute seminar series presentation by Bruce Rich, noon, Adams Alumni Center, 864-9120.

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

Kansas Health Care for All meeting, "Insuring the Uninsured," 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Memorial Hospital auditorium, 325 Maine.


Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority's Board of Commissioners meeting, 9 a.m., 1600 Haskell Ave.

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.

Toddler storytime for 2-year-olds 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 for 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 and drama activity for children ages 5-11, no registration required, 2 p.m.-2:45 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

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

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