Archive for Friday, August 18, 2006

Lawrence Datebook

August 18, 2006

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Today

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.

Quantrill's Raid walking tour, 7:30 a.m. and 9 a.m., starting at Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., $10 per person, 841-4109.

Quantrill's Raid benefit walk for history, 7:45 a.m., starting at South Park and touring downtown and Old West Lawrence, $25 for families, cyclists welcome, 841-4109.

Pancake breakfast, by Two Guys and a Grill, South Park, 8 a.m.-10:30 a.m., part of Civil War on the Western Frontier events,

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

Program: "H is for Honest Abe," story hour with crafts, 10:30 a.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., free, 841-4109.

Film: "Dark Command," with John Wayne, 10:30 a.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., free, 841-4109.

Concert in the Park, 1850s and 1860s music, 7:30 p.m.., South Park, free, 841-4109.

Rally parade, with historical re-enactors, downtown Lawrence, 8:30 p.m., free, 841-4109.

Sunday

Program: "Abolition and the Underground Railroad: An Interracial Alliance," by James Horton, 3 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, west campus, free, 841-4109.

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.

Program: "William Clarke Quantrill and the Raid," by Charles Walthall, Joseph Houts and Tom Goodrich, 7 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., free, 841-4109.

Tuesday

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.

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

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.

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