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Archive for Sunday, September 18, 2005

Lawrence datebook

September 18, 2005

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Today

Lawrence 151st birthday concert, 3 p.m. music by Junkyard Jazz, 4 p.m. Lawrence City Band, South Park Gazebo. Free admission, donations welcome for the Sesquicentennial Point.

Blue Sky Squadron Air Show, radio-controlled aircraft, with monoplanes, biplanes and aerobatics, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Jayhawk Model Masters Flying Field (below Clinton Lake Dam). Free admission.

Mid-Autumn Moon Festival, an Asian festival for children, 8 p.m., East Lawrence Community Center, 1245 E. 15th St., sponsored by Our Lady of Perpetual Help Asian Community Center, 749-2755.

MONDAY

Douglas County Commission meeting, 8:30 a.m., county courthouse, 1100 Mass.

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, 9:30 a.m. or 10:30 a.m., Lawrence Public Library's Children's Room, 707 Vt., for 2-year-olds and adults, registration required for six-week session, 843-3833 ext. 117.

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.

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.

Fashion show and fundraiser, 7 p.m., Saffee's, 911 Mass. Benefits Connie Ingle's campaign for office within the American Business Women's Assn.; the Twilight Chapter of the organization is the event sponsor. Reserve tickets, $5, by calling Jan Stewart at 843-8521 or Connie Torneden at (913) 845-5183.

TUESDAY

Baker University forum, Richard Holm, author of "The American Agent: My Life in the CIA," 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., Owens Hall Audio-Visual Room.

Public Transit Advisory Committee meeting, 4:10 p.m., Lawrence Transit System Office, 933 N.H., 832-3471.

"Messages from Water," video presentation of Japanese doctor Masaru Emoto's work with water crystals, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

Wednesday

Retirement reception for Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical Chief Jim McSwain, 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Mass.

Lawrence Interdenominational Nutrition Kitchen benefit, silent auction at 5 p.m., speaker Harriet Lerner at 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., call 843-2787 for tickets.

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

Thursday

Senior financial preservation seminar, by National Senior Associates Co., 10 a.m.-noon, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., registration required, (800) 413-4587. The library's senior services is sponsoring the seminar, which is for educational purposes only.

Baker University convocation, 11 a.m., Rice Auditorium.

Civil War speaker, Matt Stith, of University of Arkansas, will speak on "At the Heart of Total War: Guerrilla, Civilians and Terror in Jasper County, Mo., 1861-1865," 6:30 p.m., at Territorial Capital/Lane Museum, Lecompton, (785) 887-6520.

FrIday

Bald Eagle Rendezvous, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Bald Eagle River View Park, Lecompton, East Second Street, re-enactor camps open for viewing, 887-6520.

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