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September 4, 2005

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Tibetan Art Workshop day two, by Jamyong Singye, 9 a.m.-noon and 2 p.m.-5 p.m., Union Pacific Depot. Fees: $70; $63 for students, seniors and the unemployed. Limited scholarships are available. Call 843-4656 for more information.

Midland Railway's Railfest 11-mile round-trip train ride at 11 a.m. to Norwood and two rides 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. to Ottawa aboard vintage coaches and cabooses at from Santa Fe Depot, 1515 High St., Baldwin, 785-594-3734.

Parenting the Second Time Around, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group, 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2700 N. Lawrence Ave., 841-2488.

MONDAY

Labor Day Celebration, 2 p.m.-5 p.m., South Park, 1200 Mass. Free ice cream, music and entertainment, sponsored by the Kaw Valley Living Wage Alliance, the League of Women Voters, Progressive Lawrence Campaign, Lawrence Coalition for Peace & Justice, Kansas Mutual Aid and Graduate Teaching Assistants Coalition.

TUESDAY

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 St.

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.

Storytime for all ages, 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m., Lawrence Public Library's Children's Room, 707 Vt., no registration required, 843-3833 ext. 117.

"Expeditsy: Musical Folklore of Halychyna," lecture by Michi Regier, performing artist and Ukrainian music specialist, noon, 318 Bailey Hall, free admission, sponsored by Russian and East European Studies, call 864-4248.

Laureate Beta, Beta Sigma Phi, luncheon, 12:30 p.m., Stone Creek Restaurant, 3801 W. Sixth St., call 842-6365.

Medicare prescription changes informational meeting, by Katie Glendenning, Douglas County Senior Service SHICK representative, 2 p.m.-4 p.m. and 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt. Call Glendenning at 842-0543 for more information.

"Damsels in Distress, Chicks with Guns and Babes in Arms: The Militarization of Gender and Sexuality in the Iraq War," gender seminar, 3:30 p.m., Seminar Room, Hall Center for the Humanities, free admission, call 864-4798.

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.

Healing after Suicide bereavement education, 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m., Lawrence Public Library Gallery Room, 707 Vt., sponsored by Headquarters Counseling Center.

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.

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.

Douglas County Commission meeting canceled.

Poetry Slam, 7 p.m., the Hawk's Nest, Kansas Union, sponsored by Student Union Activities, free admission. Call 864-SHOW.

"Cutting the Wires: Wireless Networking A-Z," Lawrence Apple User's Group 2.0, 7 p.m., Signs of Life, 722 Mass. Public welcome, free admission.

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