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Archive for Saturday, October 1, 2005

Lawrence Datebook

October 1, 2005

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Today

Garage sale benefit, for Hurricane Katrina victims, 6 a.m.-2 p.m., Raintree Montessori School, 4601 Clinton Parkway, 766-2239.

Octoginta, registration for weekend bike activities 8 a.m.-7 p.m., South Park Recreation Center 11th and Massachusetts streets.

Farmers Market, 7:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., 1000 block of Vermont Street.

First-time home buyer seminar, by Hope Housing Counseling Center, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library conference room, 707 Vt., 832-3311.

Alumni Hall of Fame Reunion, 9:45 a.m., Collins Center Library, Baker University.

Lawrence Public Library Fall Book Sale, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 707 Vt., 843-3833 ext. 223.

Alumni luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Allen Dining Room, Baker University.

Fall Showcase of Homes, noon-5 p.m., sponsored by the Lawrence Home Builders Assn., maps available at www.lhba.net, free.

Nordic Heritage Festival, 1 p.m.-9 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds Building 21, 2110 Harper St., free admission, suggested donation $5, call 843-7535 or visit www.kansasfolk.org/festivals/nordfest.htm.

Baker University Homecoming, 2 p.m., Liston Stadium.

Trick or treat safety course, by the American Taekwondo Association Black Belt Academy, 2 p.m.-2:45 p.m., 1540 Wakarusa Drive, free, register by calling 749-7337.

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.

St. John's Ninth Annual Oktoberfest, 4 p.m.-10 p.m., Polka Mass at 4 p.m., St. John the Evangelist Church, 1234 Ky.

2005 Light The Night Walk benefit for blood cancer research, 6 p.m., South Park.

Clinton Lake Museum benefit, barbecue fundraiser by the Clinton Lake Historical Society, live music by Junkyard Jazz, west side of Clinton Lake, 748-0015.

Sunday

The Octoginta Ride, registration from 7 a.m.-9 a.m., South Park Recreation Center 11th and Massachusetts streets, 80-mile or 40-mile ride begins at 8:30 a.m.

Antique Car Show, 9 a.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds.

Fall Showcase of Homes, noon-5 p.m., sponsored by the Lawrence Home Builders Assn., maps available at www.lhba.net, free.

Lawrence Public Library Fall Book Sale, half-price night, 1 p.m.-6 p.m., 707 Vt., 843-3833 ext. 223.

Hall of Honor inductees, 2 p.m., Lawrence High School, by Lawrence Lions Alumni Assn., inductees include Rick Morris, Ron Olin, Max Rife and Rick Trapp.

Women of Mystery panel discussion, 2:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

Family storytime, no registration required, 3:30 p.m.-3:50 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

Monday

Immunization clinic by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department (no flu shots), 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-8 p.m., 200 Maine, 843-0721.

Douglas County Commission meeting canceled.

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

Lawrence Public Library Fall Book Sale, $7 bag night, 5 p.m.-8 p.m., 707 Vt., 843-3833 ext. 223.

Jayhawk Communications breast cancer awareness speakers, 7 p.m., Kansas Union's Woodruff Auditorium.

Kansas University Young Democrats panel discussion about the Christian left, 8 p.m., Kansas Room, sixth floor of the Kansas Union.

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