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Archive for Thursday, October 20, 2005

Lawrence datebook

October 20, 2005

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Today

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.

ECKAN food distribution, for eligible Douglas County participants, 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Ballard Center, 708 Elm St., 841-3357.

Grant seeker session, by the Douglas County Community Foundation, 11 a.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., www.dccfoundation.org.

Douglas County Association of Retired School Personnel luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Lawrence Police Station, 4820 Bob Billings Parkway, with program on crime prevention.

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.

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

Dole Institute study group, guest speaker Rafe Pomerance, chairman of the Climate Policy Center, 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Dole Institute, 2350 Petefish Drive, free and open to the public.

Southwest Junior High School theater, "The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe," 7 p.m., 2511 Inverness Drive, $2 admission, 832-5550.

Historic Resources Commission meeting, 7 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

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.

Discussion on ethical and palliative care decisions, sponsored by Lawrence Memorial Hospital, featuring Dr. Steven A. Levy, national expert on end-of-life care, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., LMH, auditorium, free. Call ConnectCare, 749-5800, or visit www.lmh.org for more information.

Thursday evening storytime, with special reading, "The Twelve Days of Summer," no registration required, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

"Collaborating with Authors to Illustrate a Children's Book," presentation and book signing by Susan Rennick-Jolliffe, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

FRIDAY

Habitat ReStore grand opening, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., with food, door prizes and live music, 800 Comet Lane.

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.

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

Southwest Junior High School theater, "The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe," 7 p.m., 2511 Inverness Drive, $2 admission, 832-5550.

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

Saturday

Kansas University Homecoming Week begins

14th Annual Heart of America Marching Festival, 12:30 p.m., Kansas University's Memorial Stadium. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students and seniors and $1 for pre-school age children. For performance times, visit www.KUBand.com.

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

Habitat ReStore grand opening, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., with food, door prizes and live music, 800 Comet Lane.

Family Health Fair, 10 a.m.-noon, free health screenings, Health Care Access, 1920 Moodie Road, 841-5760.

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