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Archive for Friday, December 8, 2006

Lawrence Datebook

December 8, 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.

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

Farewell retirement reception for President Karen Swisher, 3 p.m.-5 p.m., Stidham Hall, Haskell Indian Nations University.

Saturday

Lawrence Lions Club pancake breakfast, a benefit for Habitat for Humanity, 7 a.m.-noon, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 852, 138 Ala., suggested donation $5.

Lawrence High School holiday sale, LHS cafeteria, 1901 La.

Jayhawk Audubon Society Birdseed, Book and Feeder Sale, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt.

Flu shot clinic, 10 a.m.-noon, Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 200 Maine, 843-0721.

Drive for 500 Toys for Tots collection, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, Kansas University's West Campus, children's activities, Santa visit, silent auction and more. Cash donations also accepted.

Festival of the Nativities, noon-4 p.m., Centenary United Methodist Church, Fourth and Elm streets, free, 843-1756.

Lawrence Civic Choir concert, 7:30 p.m., Free Methodist Church, 3001 Lawrence Ave., $10, with discounts for seniors, students and children, www.lawrencecivicchoir.org.

Sunday

Festival of the Nativities, noon-4 p.m., Centenary United Methodist Church, Fourth and Elm streets, free, 843-1756.

Candle lighting by the Compassionate Friends, Douglas County chapter, for families grieving the loss of a child, 6:45 p.m., Holiday Inn Express, 3411 Iowa, www.compassionatefriends.org.

Monday

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

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

Recovery and Hope Network board meeting, 4 p.m., 1009 N.H. Suite C, 979-3712.

Lawrence school board meeting, 7 p.m., district headquarters, 110 McDonald Drive.

North Lawrence Improvement Association meeting, 7 p.m., IOOF Hall, 615 Lincoln St., please bring donation for Ballard Center.

Eudora City Council meeting, 7:30 p.m., Eudora City Hall, 4 E. Seventh St.

Tuesday

Immunization clinic by Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, flu shots available, 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.

Interfaith Initiative, 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m., Central United Methodist Church, 1501 Mass., 760-3143.

Coalition on Homeless Concerns, 3 p.m.-5 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 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

Immunization clinic by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, flu shots available, 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.

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

Brook Creek Neighborhood Association meeting and holiday party, 7 p.m., East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 E. 15th St., bring treats to share.

Free State High School Symphony Orchestra concert, 7:30 p.m., Free State High School auditorium, 4700 Overland Drive, reception to follow, free.

Thursday

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

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