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Archive for Saturday, September 24, 2005

Lawrence Datebook

September 24, 2005

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Today

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.

"Cost of War" march and rally, 11 a.m., Watson Park, Seventh and Vermont streets, sponsored by the Lawrence Coalition of Peace & Justice, program follows at the South Park gazebo.

Fall Showcase of Homes, noon-5 p.m., sponsored by the Lawrence Home Builders Assn., maps available at www.lhba.net, free.

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

Sunday

Bald Eagle Rendezvous, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Bald Eagle River View Park, Lecompton, East Second Street, re-enactor camps open for viewing, (785) 887-6520.

Fall Showcase of Homes, noon-5 p.m., sponsored by the Lawrence Home Builders Assn., maps available at www.lhba.net, free.

Kansas River canoe trip, noon-5 p.m., check-in at Riverfront Park, canoe rental available, reservations required, visit www.kansasriver.com or call (913) 963-3460.

Baker Wetlands cleanup, spon-sored by Earth We Are, 2:30 p.m., North 1250 and East 1500 roads.

Vera, Chuck and Dave, performing music by the Beatles, 2:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

Douglas County chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, annual meeting, 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m., 701 La., 842-8408.

Monday

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

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

Lecture: "Is the Existence of Evil Compatible with the Existence of God?," Michael Tooley, University of Colorado, 4:30 p.m., Kansas Union, Jayhawk Room, free, 864-3976.

Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority Board of Commissioners meeting, 5:30 p.m., Edgewood Homes. A public hearing on the LDCHA annual plan will be conducted.

Hallmark Design Symposium, with Monica Little and Joe Cecere, graphic designers, 6 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4401.

Lecture: "Prayer Books, Cookbooks, Self-Help Books: Reflections on Publishing in the Jewish Orthodox World," Jeremy Stolow, McMaster University, 6 p.m., Kansas Union English Room, free, 864-4664.

Information meeting on Lawrence Public Library expansion meeting, 7 p.m. Lawrence Memorial Hospital auditorium, 325 Maine.

Lawrence school board meeting, 7 p.m., 110 McDonald Drive, 832-5000.

Peace Corps general information meeting, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 864-7679.

Eudora City Council meeting, 7:30 p.m., Eudora City Hall, 4 E. Seventh St.

Tuesday

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.

Brown Bag Discussion Series: "The Russo-Japanese War: 100 Years of Analysis," Bruce Menning, Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, noon, Bailey Hall Room 318, free, 864-4236.

Baker University convocation, speech by Thomas Kean, 9-11 Commission chairman, 11 a.m., Rice Auditorium, open to the public, (785) 594-8330.

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