Archive for Sunday, October 23, 2005

Lawrence datebook

October 23, 2005

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Today

Great Pumpkin Pursuit, a TherapyWorks-sponsored benefit for high school scholarships, 8 a.m., Clinton Lake Softball Complex, with 5K run, fun run, children's costume contest and more, call 749-1300 or e-mail kacibrutto@therapyworks.org.

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, 8:30 a.m., county courthouse, 1100 Mass.

United Nations Day Celebration, 60th anniversary, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority Board of Commissioners meeting, 5:30 p.m., Babcock Place, 1700 Mass., 830-2253.

Hallmark Design Symposium, Robynne Raye, Modern Dog graphic designer, 6 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss.

Board of Education regular meeting, 7 p.m., District Office, 110 McDonald Drive, 832-5000.

Eudora City Council meeting, 7:30 p.m., Eudora City Hall, 4 E. Seventh St.

Panel discussion on homeless concerns, 7:30 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt., 749-0775.

Tuesday

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.

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.

Grant seeker session, by the Douglas County Community Foundation, 1 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., www.dccfoundation.org.

Flu shots, sponsored by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 2 p.m.-5 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St., $15 for babies and $20 for adults, 843-3060.

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

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.

Wakarusa Township Board meeting, 7 p.m., 300 W. 31st St.

Wednesday

Immunization clinic by the 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.

Health screenings for people 60 and older by Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Babcock Place, 1700 Mass.

Books & Babies storytime for 8- to 23-month-olds and an accompanying adult, preregistration for the six-week session is requested, 9:30 a.m., 10 a.m. or 10:30 a.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

Presentation: "Building a Sustainable KU," with webcast, discussion and brown bag luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Kansas Room, Kansas Union, sponsored by the FO Environmental Stewardship Program, 864-4703.

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

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

Unicorn & Dragon Club, 3:30 p.m.-4:15 p.m., Lawrence Public Library gallery, 707 Vt., ages 7 and up, registration required for 10-week session, 843-3833 ext. 117.

Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission meeting, 6:30 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

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

"Elder Law," for seniors and adult children of aging parents, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., free, sponsored by the Douglas County Law Library, 838-2477.

Documentary showing: "Invisible Children," about child soldiers in Uganda, 7 p.m., Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union, free with canned food donation, sponsored by KU UNICEF, 864-7469.

Thursday

Closed: Lawrence Public Library, staff inservice day.

ECKAN food distribution, for eligible Douglas County participants, 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m., American Legion Hall, 800 block of High Street, Baldwin, 242-7450, ext. 201.

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