Archive for Sunday, April 2, 2006

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April 2, 2006

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Today

Lisa Ramos Bland Scholarship Fund benefit, breakfast/lunch and Memory Walk, starting at 9:30 a.m., St. John's Catholic Church, 13th and Kentucky streets, $8 for adults, $4 for children, $20 for family of four.

Day of Fun, sponsored by the Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department, with old-fashioned games, live music, face painting, 1 p.m.-4 p.m., South Park, 1141 Mass., free and open to the public.

KU Family Day, 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Kansas Union, with bowling, face painting, inflatables, free.

Friends of the Public Library Book Sale, 2 p.m.-6 p.m., Half-Price Night, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

Send-off ceremony for headquarters, headquarters battery, 130th Field Artillery Brigade, 2 p.m., Free State High School, 4700 Overland Drive.

Benefit: Swingtime and Coffee concert, with Don Mueller and his Swingtime Singers, and others, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., First United Methodist Church's Brady Hall, 946 Vt., donations to Teen Challenge accepted.

Family storytime, for all ages, 3:30 p.m.-3:50 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's Children's Room, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

Drug Policy Lecture Series, with Jack Cole, director of Lawrence Enforcement Against Prohibition, 4:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

Monday

Immunization clinic by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 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.

Medicare information, 10 a.m., studio of Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt., 842-0543.

Lecture: "U.S.-European Relations: Looking Ahead," with Avis Bohlen, 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Kansas Union's Pine Room, free and open to the public.

Friends of the Public Library Book Sale, 5 p.m.-8 p.m., $7 bag night, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

Lecture: "From El Salvador to Cd. Juarez/El Paso to the Gulf: Alternative Springbreakers Speak Out," part of 2006 Student Labor Week of Action, 6:30 p.m., Kansas Union's Pine Room.

Class: "Past Lives, Dreams and Soul Travel," 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Room D North, 325 Maine, free.

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

Sunset Hills Neighborhood Assn. annual meeting, 7 p.m., Sunset Hill School gym.

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, 9:30 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., for 2-year-olds with an accompanying adult, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., free, registration requested, 843-3833, ext. 117.

Storytime, 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m., Lawrence Public Library's Children's Room, 707 Vt., free, no registration required, 843-3833, ext. 117.

"Growing Up Beef: Beef-Packing Town Kids Tell Their Stories," part of 2006 Student Labor Week of Action, 12:30 p.m., Kansas Union's Parlor Room.

Study group: "Politics in an Age of Entertainment & Instant Information," led by Fellow John Toohey, with guest Alyssa Mastromonaco, director of scheduling for Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's west campus, open to the public.

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.

Civil Air Patrol informational meeting, 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Kansas National Guard Armory, 200 Iowa, 841-0752.

Lawrence Area Coalition to Honor End-of-Life Choices meeting, 3 p.m., Lawrence Memorial Hospital meeting room, D-North.

Wednesday

Immunization clinic by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 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.

Lecture: "The Future of Biomechanics and Tissue Engineering," noon, Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave., optional lunch $3-$5.50.

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

Young Adult Homework Night, for 11- to 18-year-olds, free tutoring available, 3 p.m.-6 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

Study group: "Citizens vs. The Man," led by Fellow Alan Cobb, with guest speaker Wayne Flaherty, Kansans Against Bi-State (taxation), 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's west campus, open to the public.

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