Archive for Friday, September 30, 2005

Lawrence Datebook

September 30, 2005

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Today

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.

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.

Lawrence Public Library Fall Book Sale, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., 707 Vt., 843-3833 ext. 223.

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.

Andean and Amazonian Seminar, Heinrich Helberg, University San Marcos, 3:30 p.m., Hall Center's Seminar Room, 864-4798.

Lecture: "Dramatic Readings from 'The Aeneid,'" Stanley Lombardo, 5 p.m., Hall Center, free, 864-3011.

Pawsible Dream Benefit Auction, by Lawrence Humane Society, 6 p.m., Lawrence Holidome, tickets $25 or $40 for two, 843-6835.

Saturday

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

First-time home buyer seminar, by Hope Housing Counseling Center, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library conference room, 707 Vt., 832-3311.

Alumni Hall of Fame Reunion, 9:45 a.m., Collins Center Library, Baker University.

Lawrence Public Library Fall Book Sale, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 707 Vt., 843-3833 ext. 223.

Alumni luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Allen Dining Room, Baker University.

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

Nordic Heritage Festival, 1 p.m.-9 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds Building 21, 2110 Harper St., free admission, suggested donation $5, call 843-7535 or visit www.kansasfolk.org/festivals/nordfest.htm.

Baker University Homecoming, 2 p.m., Liston Stadium.

Trick or treat safety course, by the American Taekwondo Association Black Belt Academy, 2 p.m.-2:45 p.m., 1540 Wakarusa Drive, free, register by calling 749-7337.

Bookworms Unite! Book Club for 8- to 12-year-olds, preregistration is requested for a six-week session, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

St. John's 9th Annual Oktoberfest, 4 p.m.-10 p.m., Polka Mass at 4 p.m., St. John the Evangelist Church, 1234 Ky.

2005 Light The Night Walk benefit for blood cancers research, 6 p.m., South Park.

Clinton Lake Museum benefit, barbecue fundraiser by the Clinton Lake Historical Society, live music by Junkyard Jazz, west side of Clinton Lake, 748-0015.

Sunday

Antique Car Show, 9 a.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds.

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

Lawrence Public Library Fall Book Sale, half-price night, 1 p.m.-6 p.m., 707 Vt., 843-3833 ext. 223.

Women of Mystery panel discussion, 2:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

Family storytime, no registration required, 3:30 p.m.-3:50 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

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 canceled.

Lecompton City Council meeting, 7 p.m., Lecompton City Hall, 327 Elmore St.

Lawrence Public Library Fall Book Sale, $7 bag night, 5 p.m.-8 p.m., 707 Vt., 843-3833 ext. 223.

Jayhawk Communications breast cancer awareness speakers, 7 p.m., Kansas Union's Woodruff Auditorium.

Kansas University Young Democrats panel discussion about the Christian left, 8 p.m., Kansas Room, sixth floor of the Kansas Union.

Tuesday

Screenings for people 60 and older by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Lecompton United Methodist Church, 402 Elmore St.

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.

Toddler storytime for 2-year-olds and an accompanying adult, preregistration for the six-week session requested, 9:30 a.m. or 10:30 a.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

Family storytime, no registration required, 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 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.

"Understanding Mexico's Day of the Dead," 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

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.

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