Archive for Saturday, April 22, 2006

Lawrence Datebook

April 22, 2006



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.-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.-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.

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.

Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority Board of Commissioners annual meeting, 5:30 p.m., Babcock Place, 1700 Mass.

Lawrence school board meeting, 7 p.m., district headquarters, 110 McDonald Drive.

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

Eudora City Council meeting, 7:30 p.m., Eudora City Hall, 4 E. Seventh 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.

Storytime, 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m., Lawrence Public Library's Children's Room, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

Study group: "Politics in an Age of Entertainment & Instant Information," led by Fellow John Toohey, 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's west campus, open to the public.


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