Archive for Sunday, September 25, 2005

Lawrence datebook

September 25, 2005

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Today

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, sponsored 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.

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.

Lecture: "It's a Big, Bad, Beautiful Brand New Sexual World Out There," Verne L. Wagner Visiting Speaker Leonore Tiefer, 7:30 p.m., Kansas Union's Woodruff Auditorium, free, 864-2310.

WEDNESDAY

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.

Books & Babies storytime, 9:30 a.m., 10 a.m. or 10:30 a.m., Lawrence Public Library's Children's Room, 707 Vt., registration required for six-week session, 843-3833 ext. 117.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County informational meeting, noon, 1525 W. Sixth St., Suite A, 843-7359.

Health Care Access' Eudora Outreach Clinic walk-in and appointment for uninsured Douglas County residents, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Eudora Family Care, 101 W. 10th, Eudora, 841-5760.

Heider Lecture: "Terrorism: Anger and Anxiety as Distinct Political Reactions," Leonie Huddy, State University of New York-Stony Brook, 2:30 p.m., Adams Alumni Center's Bruckmiller Room, free, 864-9120.

Lecture: "Discourse: Theory in Humanities," Bill Staples, KU's sociology department, 3:30 p.m., Hall Center's Conference Hall, free, 864-4798.

Unicorn & Dragon Club, 3:30 p.m.-4:15 p.m., Lawrence Public Library gallery, 707 Vt., ages 7 and up, registration required for 10-week session, 843-3833 ext. 117.

Poetics seminar, Emily Bobo, KU's English department, Hall Center's Seminar Room, free, 864-4798.

Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission meeting, 6:30 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

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

Brook Creek Neighborhood Assn. business meeting, 7 p.m., East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 E. 15th St.

Richard Norton Smith, reading from his book on Nelson Rockefeller, "On His Own Terms," 7 p.m., the Dole Institute of Politics, 2350 Petefish Drive, free admission.

Lecture: "Reading Great Books in a Modern World," author and critic David Denby, 7 p.m., Kansas Union's Woodruff Auditorium, free, 864-3011.

Chandler Lecture: Michael Powell, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, free, 864-3795.

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