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Archive for Friday, September 9, 2005

Lawrence Datebook

September 9, 2005

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Today

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.

Customer Service Workshop, 9 a.m., 204 Joseph R. Pearson Hall, free admission, sponsored by Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, call 864-4946.

A-B-C Fall Garden with Me, demonstration by Bruce Chladny, 9:30 a.m., Deal Six Auditorium, Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St., call 843-7058 for more information.

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.

"Essential Teaching Practices: Designing Writing Assignments That Ask Students to Go Beyond 'The Answer,'" by RuthAnn Atchley, psychology, and Michele Eodice, Writing Center, noon, 135 Budig Hall. Free admission, call 864-4199.

Nature and Culture Seminar by Matthew B. Candelaria, 3:30 p.m. Seminar Room, Hall Center for the Humanities, free, call 864-4798.

Fifth annual War on Terror forum, 3:30 p.m., Green Hall Room 104, free and open to the public. Sponsored by Kansas University's law school.

Peace, War & Global Change Seminar, 4 p.m. Conference Hall, Hall Center for the Humanities, free, call 864-4798.

Dollars for Scholars Tag Sale, 4:30 p.m. Central Court, Spencer Museum of Art, free admission, call 864-4710.

Stephen Bennett, guitarist, Baker University artist and lecture series event, 7:30 p.m. at Rice Auditorium, (785) 594-8330.

Saturday

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

Monarch Watch Open House, 8 a.m., Foley Building, 2021 Constant Ave., free, call 864-4051.

Habitat for Humanity nail-driving ceremony, 9 a.m., 1609 E. 25th St. Terrace, celebrating the construction of the Building on Faith house. See lawrencehabitat.org for more information.

First-time homebuyer workshop, 9:45 a.m.-1 p.m., United Way Center, 2518 Ridge Court, free admission, sponsored by Tenants to Homeowners Inc. The workshop is geared toward low- and moderate-income buyers, call 842-5494 for more information.

Kaw Valley Quilters Guild show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Lawrence Community Building, 11th and Vermont streets. Sale, charity auction, raffle, vendors and more. Admission is $3.

Meditation workshop by Mingyur Rinpoche, 10 a.m.-noon (part one) and 2 p.m.-4 p.m. (part two), Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave. Free and open to the public.

Suicide Prevention Day informational table, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Checkers, 2300 La., and 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Ninth and Massachusetts streets, sponsored by Headquarters Counseling Center and the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill.

Sunday

Meditation retreat by Mingyur Rinpoche, 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Tall Oaks Conference Center, 127979 189th St., Linwood. Fees: $50; $45 for students and seniors. Limited scholarships available. Call 843-4656 for more information.

Kaw Valley Quilters Guild show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Lawrence Community Building, 11th and Vermont streets. Sale, charity auction, raffle, vendors and more. Admission is $3.

African Violet Show and Sale, noon-5 p.m., South Park Recreation Center, 1141 Mass.

The September Project, a series of panel discussions on civic issues related to freedom and democracy, 2:15 p.m.-6 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt. See www.lawrence.lib.ks.us/forums/sept-project.html for details.

Freedom Fair, sponsored by the Douglas County chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, 3 p.m.-6 p.m., South Park Recreation Center, 1141 Mass. Free admission.

Family storytime, 3:30 p.m.-3:50 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's Children's Room, 707 Vt., no registration required, 843-3833 ext. 117.

Picnic fundraiser for the Big Springs Community Center, 4 p.m.-7 p.m., at the community center, Highway 40. Cost $5 per person for picnic meal.

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