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Archive for Saturday, August 19, 2006

Lawrence Datebook

August 19, 2006

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Today

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.

Grand opening, Douglas County Democratic Party headquarters, 10 a.m., I-70 Business Center, Suite 109.

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.

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

Wakarusa Township Board meeting, 7 p.m., 300 W. 31st St.

Wednesday

First day of classes, Baker University

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.

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.

Wednesdays@Liberty Hall kickoff event, 2 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Mass., for junior high students, 843-8985.

Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission meeting, 6:30 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

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

Health Care for All Kansans, 7 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.

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

The Arc of Douglas County 50th Anniversary, dinner and sock hop, 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Maceli's, 1031 N.H., tickets $30 for adults, $20 for self advocates, 749-0121.

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