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.
Douglas County Commission meeting canceled.
Legal issues for Alzheimer's disease caregivers, by the Alzheimer's Assn. Heart of America Chapter, 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Windsor of Lawrence, 3220 Peterson Road.
British seminar, by Donald Hedrick, K-State, 3:30 p.m., Seminar Room, Hall Center for the Humanities, free, 864-4798.
"Exploring Physics at the TeV scale with Present and Future Particle Colliders," by Graham Wilson, physics and astronomy, 4 p.m., 2074 Malott Hall, free, 864-4626.
Day-care provider registration meeting, 6:30 p.m., Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 200 Maine, Suite B, 843-3060.
Hallmark Symposium: Janice Lessman-Moss, textiles, 7 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, Kansas University. Sponsored by the Department of Design.
Lawrence school board 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.
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.
Douglas County Housing Authority Board of Commissioners meeting, 9 a.m., administrative offices, 1600 Haskell Ave.
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.
West Side Study Club, 1 p.m., Perkins Restaurant, 1711 W. 23rd Street, call 842-6365.
Farmers Market, 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m., 1000 block of Vermont Street.
Before 1500 seminar, by Marty Gallagher, classics, 4 p.m., Seminar Room, Hall Center for the Humanities, free, 864-4798.
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.
Kanwaka Township Board meeting, 7:30 p.m., Kanwaka Township Hall, off U.S. Highway 40.
Hurricane Katrina benefit concert, sponsored by KU's Department of Music and Dance, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall in Murphy Hall, 864-2787.
"How Should the U.S. Constitution Be Interpreted?" panel discussion moderated by Fred Six, retired Kansas Supreme Court justice, 7:30 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, 2350 Petefish Drive, free, 864-4900.
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.