Archive for Saturday, January 29, 2005

Lawrence Datebook

January 29, 2005

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Today

Jayhawk Audubon Society Late Winter Birdseed Sale, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt.

Lecture by former U.S. Ambassador to Thailand David Lambertson, 11 a.m., Lawrence Tae Kwon Do School, 1846 Vt. Open to the public.

"Stories in Pictures," children's art appreciation class, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 864-0137.

Free-throw championship contest by Knights of Columbus Council 1372 open to all boys and girls ages 10-14, please bring proof of age, 4 p.m., St. John's Catholic School gymnasium, 1208 Ky.

Sunday

Lawrence Bridal Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St., $5 fee.

Book discussion and book signing by former Bush administration official and New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman, noon, Dole Institute of Politics, 864-4900.

MusicFest, a celebration of Sacred Music and the work of the churches with Habitat for Humanity, 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 2415 Clinton Parkway.

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 canceled.

Staff Open Forum, for KU accreditation site visit, 11:15 a.m.-noon, Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union.

"U.S. Security Challenges and the Implications for Intelligence," lecture by Lt. Gen. Ervin Rokke, president of the National Defense University in Washington, D.C., 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m., Jayhawk Room, Kansas Union, KU, 864-4236.

Student Open Forum, for KU accreditation site visit, 3:30 p.m.-4:15 p.m., Regionalist Room, Kansas Union.

Faculty Open Forum, for KU accreditation site visit, 3:30 p.m.-4:15 p.m., Parlors A and B, Kansas Union.

Hallmark Symposium lecture, by illustrator Joe Thiel, 6 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art auditorium, 874-4710.

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

Tuesday

Faculty Open Forum, KU accreditation site visit, 8:30 a.m.-9:15 p.m., International Room, Kansas Union.

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 (no flu shots), 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.

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

Public hearing on proposed revisions to the state's science education standards, 7 p.m., Schlagle High School auditorium, 2214 N. 59th St., Kansas City, Kan., (785) 296-3201.

Wednesday

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.

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

"American Red Summers, 1917-1923: Race Riots, Lynching and Ethnic Cleansing in America," University Forum lecture by Bill Tuttle, professor of American studies, 12:30 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave.

Kansas University Small Business Development Center's "WOW! Service," 1 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Lawrence Chamber of Commerce, 734 Vt., Suite 101.

Older Women's League meeting, 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission meeting, 5:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

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

"8 Tracks to iPod: Digitizing Your Analog Past," a Lawrence Apple User's Group 2.0 meeting, 7 p.m., Signs of Life Bookstore, 722 Mass.

"President Reagan: The Role of a Lifetime," lecture by Reagan biographer Lou Cannon, 7:30 p.m., Regnier Hall, KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park, 864-4900.

History of Groundhog Day for children ages 6 to 9, Watkins Community Museum of History, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., 1047 Mass, 841-4109, fee charged.

Thursday

ECO2 Commission meeting, 7:30 a.m., county courthouse, 1100 Mass.

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