Archive for Thursday, October 6, 2005

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October 6, 2005

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Immunization clinic by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department (no flu shots), 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-7 p.m., 200 Maine, 843-0721.

Health Access' Eudora Outreach Clinic, for uninsured Douglas County residents, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Eudora Family Care, 101 W. 10th St., 841-5760.

Lecture: "Memin Penguin: Afro-Mexico in Comic Strips," by Laura Herlihy, lecturer in Latin American studies, noon, Bailey Hall, Room 318, 864-4213.

Lecture: "Indigenous & African Experiences in the Americas," by LaRose Davis, of Emory University, 3:30 p.m., Regents Room of Navarre Hall, Haskell Indian Nations University, free, 864-4798.

Lecture: USA Today Columnist Walter Shapiro, Dole Institute of Politics, Kansas University, 4 p.m., free, 864-4900.

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

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

Sunset Hill 50th year open house, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Sunset Hill School, 901 Schwarz Road, 832-5880.

"What's Cookin' with Diabetes," by K-State Research & Extension staff, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, Building 21, free, 843-7058.

Lawrence Board of Zoning Appeals, 6:30 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

NAACP Lawrence Branch meeting, 6:30 p.m., gallery room at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

Books & Babies storytime for 8- to 23-month-olds and an accompanying adult, preregistration for the six-week session is requested, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

Thursday evening storytime, no registration required, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

Author Salman Rushdie lecture, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center auditorium, free, 864-4798.

Friday

Immunization clinic by Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department (no flu shots), 8:30 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.

Colloquium: author Salman Rushdie, 10 a.m., Hall Center for Humanities' Conference Hall, free, 864-4798.

Family storytime, no registration required, 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

Retirement reception for Pat Wells, Douglas County treasurer, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Douglas County Courthouse's second-floor commission meeting room.

Storytime in Spanish and English, 3 p.m.-3:30 p.m., no registration required, Lawrence Public Library's Children's Room, 707 Vt., 843-3833 ext. 117.

Peace, War and Global Change seminar, by Kenneth Kolander, KU's history department, 4 p.m., Hall Center for the Humanities' Seminar Room, free, 864-4798.

Philosophy lecture: "Shared Content," by Ernie Lepore, of Rutgers University, 4:30 p.m., Kansas Union Centennial Room, free, 864-3976.

Friday Night Film Series, classic Universal Studios monster flicks, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

Saturday

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

Lawrence Public Library Fall Book Sale, giveaway day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 707 Vt., 843-3833 ext. 223.

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