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Archive for Friday, August 11, 2006

Lawrence Datebook

August 11, 2006

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Saturday

Lawrence Farmers Market, 7 a.m.-11 a.m., 824 N.H.

Red Dog Run/Walk Benefit for the Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence, registration, $17, 7 a.m.-7:50 a.m., run and walk 8 a.m., Kansas River levee in North Lawrence, 841-5672.

Children's Games of the 1860s, hoop races and more, 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., free, parents welcome, 841-4109.

Red Dog Days T-shirt day, noon, Memorial Stadium.

"Little Women" Tea, period activities and games, 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., $15 per person, 841-4109.

"No Medals, No Monuments," Civil War presentation by James Marten, 3:30 p.m., Watkins Museum of History, 1047 Mass., free, 841-4109.

Sunday

"Hurrah, Frei Kansas! Germans and the Struggle Against Slavery in Kansas Territory, 1854-1861," by Bill Keel, 3:30 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., 841-4109.

Free State High School's "Back to School Kick-Off," 6 p.m., Free State, 4700 Overland Drive.

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.

Lawrence school board budget hearing, 6:30 p.m., district headquarters, 110 McDonald Drive.

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

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

Tuesday

"Teaching and Learning in a Changing World," KU Summit 2006, 8:30 a.m., 130 Budig Hall, KU, free, 864-4199.

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

Storytime for all ages, 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m., Lawrence Public Library's Children's Room, 707 Vt., no registration required.

DuPont retirees luncheon, 11:30 a.m., King's Buffet, 1601 W. 23rd St.

Film: "Arizona Raiders," noon, Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., free, 841-4109.

"Behind the Scenes: The Making of Bad Blood," presentation by Pam Reichart of KCPT, 3 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., free, 841-4109.

Lawrence Farmers Market, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., 1020 Vt.

Public Transit Advisory Committee meeting, 4:10 p.m., 933 N.H.

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