Archive for Friday, April 21, 2006

Lawrence datebook

April 21, 2006



Sunflower and Sunset Hills schools kindergarten roundup, 832-5870 and 832-5880. For children who will be 5 years old on or before Aug. 31.

Immunization clinic by 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.

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.

Senior Driving Safety Course, sponsored by the AARP, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (second of two days), Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., workbook fee of $10, call 843-3833 to register.

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.

Kids Night Out: An Earth Day Celebration, for children ages 5-12, 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive, pre-registration required with the Parks and Recreation Department, 832-3450 or, $10 admission.

Imagination & Place Environmental Award ceremony, 5:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

Lawrence Schools Foundation Follies, fundraiser for the school district, 7 p.m., Liberty Hall, 642 Mass., 832-5000.


Ride the 'T' for free day, sponsored by the Lawrence Transit System,

Life Support Rally, benefit for Headquarters Counseling Center, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Sunflower School, 2521 Inverness Drive, admission for various events listed at

Fundraiser: To the River and Back, 5K/10K run, pancake feed and open house for the Lawrence Community Nursery School, race starts at 8 a.m., costs vary;

Lawrence Arthritis Walk, benefit for The Arthritis Foundation, 9 a.m., Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 272-8461.

MS Walk 2006, for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 9 a.m., Hobbs Taylor Lofts in the 700 block of New Hampshire Street; 841-0947.

Oread Neighborhood Assn. meeting, with Deon Wolfenbarger, coordinator of the National Register of Historic Places nomination, 9:30 a.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.

Caring for Your Quilts Workshop, $15, 10 a.m. to noon, Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., 841-4109.

Earth Day special program, games and interpretive walks, 10 a.m.-noon, Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St., for all ages.

Earth Day. 11 a.m. parade down Massachusetts Street; festival including music and food from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at South Park.

Free tennis clinic, noon- 4 p.m., First Serve, 5200 Clinton Parkway, for all ages.

Bookworms Unite!, for 8- to 12-year-olds, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library gallery, 707 Vt., registration requested, 843-3833 ext. 117.

18th Annual KU Pow-Wow, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., Robinson Center Gymnasium at Kansas University. Contact 864-2846.

Public ceremony: Imagination & Place Environmental Award winner announcement, 5:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

Bishop Seabury Annual Benefit Auction, 6 p.m. at the school. Contact 832-1717.


Music Mentors Benefit Concert, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at South Park, 12th and Massachusetts streets.


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.


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