Archive for Sunday, February 12, 2006

Lawrence datebook

February 12, 2006



"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.

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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