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Archive for Thursday, September 22, 2005

Lawrence datebook

September 22, 2005

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TODAY

Immunization clinic by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department (no flu shots), 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-7 p.m., 200 Maine, 843-0721.

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.

Farmers Market, 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m., 1000 block of Vermont Street.

Astrophysics and space plasma seminar, by graduate research assistant Sriharsha Pothapragada, 4 p.m., Malott Hall, Room 3078, free, 864-4626.

Geology fall colloquium series, with Estella Atekwana, University of Missouri-Rolla, 4 p.m., Lindley Hall, Room 103, free, 864-4974.

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.

Dole Leadership Prize presentation and lecture, Nobel Peace Prize winner Lech Walesa, 8 p.m., the Lied Center, free, 864-4900.

FRIDAY

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.

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.

Lecture: "1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus," by Charles C. Mann of Atlantic Monthly, 1:30 p.m., Hall Center, Conference Hall, free, 864-4798.

Lecture: "Why Does Achievement Motivation Predict Success in Business but Failure in Politics?," David G. Winter, University of Michigan, 3:30 p.m., Kansas Union, Malott Room, free, 864-9120.

"For Your Ears Only," Audio-Reader Network benefit, 6 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, Building 20, $5, 864-4600.

Saturday

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

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.

Explore Your Options forum for seniors, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., big shelter at Gage Park, Topeka. Sponsored by the Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging and Topeka Parks and Recreation, free admission, (785) 235-1367.

Dennis E. Rieger Scholarship Hall dedication and open house, 10 a.m., Rieger Scholarship Hall, free, sponsored by the Kansas University Endowment Association, 832-7400.

"For Your Ears Only," Audio-Reader Network benefit, 10 a.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, Building 20, free, 864-4600.

East Lawrence Neighborhood Assn. potluck and fundraiser, 5 p.m.-9 p.m., 1000 block of Pennsylvania Street.

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