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Archive for Sunday, February 12, 2006

Lawrence datebook

February 12, 2006

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Today

"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 www.CollegeGoal.org.

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.

MONDAY

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.

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, 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.

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.

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