Archive for Wednesday, February 15, 2006

Lawrence datebook

February 15, 2006



Lawrence-Douglas County Economic Development Board, 8 a.m., Lawrence Chamber of Commerce, 734 Vt.

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.

Lawrence Memorial Hospital board meeting, 9 a.m., LMH auditorium, 325 Maine.

ECKAN food distribution, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Penn House, 1035 Pa. For those already signed up.

Health screenings for people 60 and older by Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Babcock Place, 1700 Mass.

"Bats in Kansas," by Stan Roth, retired Lawrence High School teacher, noon, Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave., optional lunch, $3-$5.50, 843-4933.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County informational meeting, noon, 1525 W. Sixth St., Suite A, 843-7359.

"Arts and Science: Two Cultures," an interdisciplinary panel discussion, 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m., Hall Center for the Humanities, Kansas University, 864-4543.

Unicorn & Dragon Club, for children 7 years and older, 3:30 p.m.-4:15 p.m., Lawrence Public Library Gallery, 707 Vt., registration requested, 843-3833, ext. 117.

"The Role of Science in the History and Future of Investing," by Tom Laming, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences advisory board, 4 p.m., Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union, 864-3663.

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

Speech by feminist historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, 7:30 p.m., Kansas Room in the Kansas Union, sponsored by KU's February Sisters, 979-5632 .


Joint city/county commission study session regarding the South Lawrence Trafficway, 7:30 a.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

Medicare prescription plan assistance, with Jeff Sigler of Sigler Pharmacy, 2 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., sponsored by Senior Outreach Services, 843-3833.

"Reasoning Together in Community Planning," by Howell Baum, the University of Maryland, 4 p.m., Murphy Hall's Swarthout Recital Hall, 864-4281.

Immigration forum and free Latin American dinner, 6 p.m., St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 1229 Vt. Children's activities offered, 843-0721.

Historic Resources Commission meeting, 7 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

Books & Babies, for 8- to 23-month-olds, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., free, 843-3833, ext. 117.

Humanities lecture series by author Scott Turow, 7:30 p.m., Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union, free, 864-4798.


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