Boys & Girls Club Red Dog Run, registration at 7 a.m., 4-mile run or 2-mile walk starts at 8 a.m. at Johnny's Tavern, 401 N. Second St., $20, 841-6854.
Adoption seminar, on domestic and international child adoptions, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Lawrence Free Methodist Church's Family Life Center, 3001 Lawrence Ave., sponsored by Dillon International Inc., free, (785) 542-1154.
Residential recycling drop-off, 10 a.m., Kansas University's Memorial Stadium parking lot, free, 864-4703.
Project Connect, 10 a.m. to noon, Unity Church of Lawrence, 900 Madeline Lane.
Flu shots, sponsored by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 10 a.m.-noon, the Health Department, 200 Maine, $15 for babies and $20 for adults, 843-0672.
Lecture: "Dealing with Disappointment," from a Western Buddhist nun's perspective, 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., South Park Recreation Center, 1141 Mass., (316) 262-4335.
Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign kickoff, 11 a.m., in front of US Bank, 900 Mass.
Bookworms Unite!, for 8- to 12-year-olds, 1:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library gallery, 707 Vt., registration required, 843-3833 ext. 117.
Book reading by Debi Gliori, children's author and illustrator, 1:30 p.m.-3 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., 843-3833.
Taco Feed Fundraiser in Perry, to help Mike Failor with cancer medical expenses, $7.50 per person, 5 p.m.-10 p.m., Fred's Place, 608 Cedar St., 785-597-2295.
Lawrence Habitat for Humanities Home Harmonies, volunteer singers invited, 2 p.m., Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2211 Inverness Drive, 832-0777.
Immunization clinic by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department (flu shots available), 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.
New Urbanism presentation by Lawrence Rotary Club, 12:30 p.m., Hereford House, 4931 W. Sixth St.
Lecompton City Council meeting, 7 p.m., Lecompton City Hall, 327 Elmore St.