Archive for Saturday, February 11, 2006

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February 11, 2006



Medicaid Prescription Drug Program Town Hall Meeting, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., KU Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd., Kansas City, KS, free event. Advance registration is requested, (913) 588-1227.

ICAN ninth-annual pie sale and quilt, benefit for ICAN Friendly Neighbors, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church's Mayflower Room, 925 Vt., with quilt lectures by Sherry Leftwich of Thimble Boutique, 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., free admission.

Bookworms Unite!, a book club for 8- to 12-year-olds, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's Gallery, 707 Vt.

The Vagina Monologues & V-Day Fair, 7 p.m., Kansas Union's Alderson Auditorium, $5 admission, benefits Women's Transitional Care Services.

Clinton Lake Historical Society annual meeting, 6 p.m. at Clinton Town Hall, located in Clinton near Bloomington Park. This is a potluck meeting to elect officers and hear Arnold Scoffiled, a guest speaker. Details: 748-0015


"A Newspaperman in Bleeding Kansas," by Edward Hoover, Kansas Territorial Press Museum, as part of the Bleeding Kansas 2006 Lecture Series, 2 p.m., Constitution Hall, Lecompton, free.

College Goal Sunday, free event that offers one-on-one financial aid help from professionals in filling out the Free Application for Financial Student Aid (FAFSA), 2 p.m.-4 p.m, Kansas University, Eaton Hall Room 105. For information, visit

Kansas Equality Coalition of Lawrence-Douglas County, Lori Messinger to speak on effective communication with elected representatives, 3 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

Speech by Eleanor Clift, journalist and author of "Madam President: Women Blazing the Leadership Trail," 7 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, Kansas University's west campus. Book-signing to follow.

Film: "Why Wal-Mart Works," 7 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave., 843-4933.


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.

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

Medicare information, 10 a.m., studio of Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt., 842-0543.

North Lawrence Improvement Assn. meeting, 7 p.m., Independent Order of Odd Fellows Hall, Sixth and Lincoln streets, 842-7232.

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

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


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, 9:30 a.m. or 10:30 a.m., for 2-year-olds with an accompanying adult, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., free, registration required, 843-3833, ext. 117.

Storytime, 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m., Lawrence Public Library's Children's Room, 707 Vt., free, no registration required, 843-3833, ext. 117.

"Grass-roots Russian Media: It's Working," by Tom Volek, Kansas University journalism school, 12:30 p.m., Bailey Hall, Room 318, 864-4236.

Interfaith Initiative, Friends Meeting Oread, 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m., 1146 Ore., 841-2233.


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