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Archive for Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Lawrence Datebook

August 15, 2006

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"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.

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.

Kansas Water Office meeting, to share the results of a Perry Reservoir study, 3 p.m., American Legion Post #225, 10114 Old Town Road, Ozawkie.

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.

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

Health screenings for people 60 and older by Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Babcock Place, 1700 Mass.

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 Outdoor Aquatic Center, 727 Ky. First 150 junior high students get in free, sponsored by Wednesdays @ Liberty Hall, www.walhonline.org, 843-8985.

"Billy Yank: A Common Soldier of the Civil War Union Army," by Dr. Herschel and Jacque Stroud, 2 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., free, 841-4109.

Douglas County Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., county courthouse, 1100 Mass.

"Nebraska's Winding Road to Statehood: In the Footsteps of a Female Soldier," by Sara Brandes Crook, 7 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., free, 841-4109.

KU Convocation, 8 p.m., Lied Center, west campus.

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

Thursday

Immunization clinic by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-7 p.m., 200 Maine, 843-0721.

AARP Driver Safety Course (day one of two), 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's Gallery Room, 707 Vt., $10 workbook fee, registration required, 843-3833.

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

"Caught in the Crossfire: The Emigrant Indians in Bleeding Kansas," by Dale Nimz, 4 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., free, 841-4109.

Lawrence Technology Assn. mixer, 5:30 p.m., Pinnacle Technology, 2721 Ore., register by calling 832-2824 or e-mailing events@lawrencetech.org.

"Faces of the 8th Kansas," by William McFarland, Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., free, 841-4109.

Historic Resources Commission meeting, 7 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

Thursday Evening Storytime, for all ages, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's Children's Room, 707 Vt., no registration required.

Friday

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 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.

AARP Driver Safety Course (day two of two), 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's Gallery Room, 707 Vt., registration required, 843-3833.

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

"The Shawnee Mission and the Civil War," by Alisha Cole, noon, Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., 841-4109.

Lied Center Family Arts Festival, 6 p.m., Lied Center, west campus, free.

Concert: The Wailin' Jennys, 7 p.m., Lied Center, west campus, free.

"The Battle of Wilson's Creek: An Examination from a Modern Military Perspective," presented by Lt. Col. Thomas Zackery, 7 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., free, 841-4109.

Saturday

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

Sunday

Storytime in German and English, 3:30 p.m.-4 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's Children's Room, 707 Vt., no registration required.

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.

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

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