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Archive for Saturday, August 12, 2006

Lawrence Datebook

August 12, 2006

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Today

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

Douglas County Commission meeting, 8:30 a.m., county courthouse, 1100 Mass.

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.

Lawrence school board budget hearing, 6:30 p.m., district headquarters, 110 McDonald Drive. Followed by regular board meeting at 7 p.m.

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.

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.

Kansas Water Office meeting, to share the results of a Perry Reservoir study, 3 p.m., American Legion Post No. 225, 10114 Old Town Road, Ozawkie.

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

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

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.

"Black Confederates: Forgotten Heroes of the South," presentation by retired Lt. Col. Edwin Kennedy Jr., 7 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., free, 841-4109.

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

Discussion: "Are Roadside Restorations Valuable in the Conservation of Pollinators?" by Jennifer Hopwood, KU's entomology program, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

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.

Lawrence Memorial Hospital board meeting, 9 a.m., LMH auditorium, 325 Maine.

Books & Babies Storytime, for 8- to 23-month-olds with parent, 9:30 a.m., 10 a.m. or 10:30 a.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., no registration required.

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

Junior High School Back to School Pool Party, 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Lawrence Aquatic Center, 727 Ky. First 150 junior high students get in free, sponsored by Wednesdays @ Liberty Hall, www.walhonline.org, 843-8985.

Kansas Water Office meeting, to discuss Clinton Reservoir study, 1:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

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