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Lawrence Datebook

October 28, 2005

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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.

Antique Show & Sale, sponsored by the Pilot Club of Lawrence, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, Building No. 21, $2 admission for unlimited entry.

Presentation: "New Medicare Prescription Drug Benefits," part of Lawrence Memorial Hospital's Community Education, 10 a.m.-11 a.m. or 1 p.m.-2 p.m., at LMH, 600 Maine, call ConnectCare for a free reservation at 749-5800.

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

"2008 Contenders" lecture by Sen. Joe Biden, D-Del., 1:30 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, 2350 Petefish Drive, free, but reservations required, 864-4900.

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.

Continuing education: "Different Paths to Healing: Acupuncture, Massage Therapy and Yoga," 9 a.m.-noon, with registration at 8:30 a.m., Lawrence Memorial Hospital auditorium, call 840-2569 or e-mail lynn.skinner@lmh.org for cost and education credits.

Nail-driving ceremony, by the Habitat for Humanity, 9 a.m., 921 Homewood St., open to the public, 832-0777.

Antique Show & Sale, sponsored by the Pilot Club of Lawrence, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, Building No. 21, $2 admission for unlimited entry.

Flu shots, sponsored by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 10 a.m.-noon, Health Department, 200 Maine, $15 for babies and $20 for adults, 843-3060.

Lecture: "Learning to Meditate," by western Buddhist nun Kelsang Demo, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., free.

SUNDAY

Antique Show & Sale, sponsored by the Pilot Club of Lawrence, 11 a.m-4 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, Building No. 21, $2 admission for unlimited entry, 843-6219.

Halloween storytelling, with Priscilla Howe, 2 p.m., Raven Bookstore, 6 E. Seventh St., free, 749-3300.

Territorial capitol building groundbreaking re-enactment, 2 p.m., Territorial Capital Museum in Lecompton.

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.

Trick or treat party, by the American Taekwondo Association Black Belt Academy, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., 1540 Wakarusa Drive, free, register by calling 749-7337.

Halloween concert and costume contest, with the Seem-To-Be-Players, 4:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., $5 tickets, 843-2787.

Safe trick-or-treating with the Pioneer Ridge residents, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community, 4851 Harvard Road, free admission, families welcome.

Lecture: "Insider's Perspective of How Bush Won," by Matthew Dowd, chief campaign strategist for Bush-Cheney 2004, 7:30 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, 2350 Petefish Drive, free admission.

TUESDAY

Explore Evolution, the new multimedia exhibition at Kansas University Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center. The exhibit will be on display for about two years. Hours, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday and noon to 5 p.m., Sunday. Free. For more information, visit: www.nhm.ku.edu.

Flu shots, sponsored by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., First United Methodist Church, 402 Elmore St., Lecompton, $15 for babies and $20 for adults, 843-3060.

Screenings for people 60 and older by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Lecompton United Methodist Church, 402 Elmore.

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.

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