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Archive for Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Lawrence Datebook

September 27, 2005

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TODAY

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.

Study group: "A Community of Civil and Responsible Citizens," with Rep. Barbara Ballard, D-Lawrence, 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, free and open to public, 864-4900.

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

Douglas County Commission meeting canceled.

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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