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Archive for Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Lawrence datebook

August 16, 2006

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Today

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.

"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, 707 Vt.

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.

Nail-driving ceremony for the Comfort Neighborhood, 9 a.m., 151 Comfort Court, near Eighth and Walnut streets, public welcome, 832-0777.

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

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.

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