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Archive for Saturday, February 25, 2006

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February 25, 2006

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Sunday

Afternoon Bridge Club, 1 p.m., Kaw Valley Bridge Center in the I-70 Business Center.

Nuts and Bolts Newcomer Alcoholics Anonymous, 6 p.m., West Side Presbyterian Church library, 1024 Kasold Drive.

O.U.R.S. (Oldsters United for Responsible Service) dance, 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt. Music by Borderline Country.

Nuts and Bolts Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., West Side Presbyterian Church library, 1024 Kasold Drive.

Al-Anon, 7 p.m., Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2211 Inverness Drive.

Monday

Eye-Opener Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 a.m., West Side Presbyterian Church library, 1024 Kasold Drive.

Art Therapy Group, 9 a.m-10 a.m., Lawrence Community Shelter, 214 W. 10th St.

Retired Hercules employees, spouses and friends monthly breakfast meeting, 9 a.m., First Watch, 2540 Iowa. Call 842-3241 or 842-8503 for more information.

Lawrence Region Men and Women's Widowed Group, 9 a.m., Hy-Vee Food and Drug Store's cafeteria, 23rd Street and Kasold Drive.

Lawrence Rotary Club, noon, Hereford House, 4931 W. Sixth St.

Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary, 1:30 p.m., Babcock Place, 1700 Mass.

Breast Cancer Survivor's Group, 5:30 p.m., Presbyterian Manor chapel, 1429 Kasold Drive. For survivors and family members. For more information, call Breast Cancer Awareness of Douglas County at 766-8887.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 6 p.m., St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, 5700 W. Sixth St.

Town and Country Republican Women of Douglas County, 6:15 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. program, Perkins Restaurant, 1711 W. 23rd St. Lisa Todd, president, will talk about the club's agenda for the year.

Monday Evening Bridge Club, 6:45 p.m., Kaw Valley Bridge Center in the I-70 Business Center.

Al-Anon for relatives and friends of alcoholics, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 946 Vt., Room 301.

Alateen, 7 p.m.-8 p.m. For youths ages 11-19, who are affected by others who drink. For more information, contact Matt at 979-9620 or Jo at 312-9288.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 7 p.m., Centenary United Methodist Church, North Fourth and Elm streets. For more information, call 842-1645.

Lawrence Chess Club, 7 p.m.-10 p.m., Borders Books Music & Cafe, 700 N.H. For more information, call James Fouche-Schack at 749-6056 or e-mail him at jamesfoucheschack@sbcglobal.net.

Kaw Valley Accordion Club, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave. For more information, call 841-1740.

Tuesday

Lawrence Breakfast Optimists, 7 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 2415 Clinton Parkway.

Eye-Opener Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 a.m., West Side Presbyterian Church library, 1024 Kasold Drive.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m., Community Drop-In Center, 214 W. 10th St. For more information, call the center at 832-8864 or the Lawrence Open Shelter at 832-0040.

AA open meeting, noon-1 p.m., 1141 Mass.

American Legion Dorsey-Liberty Post No. 14, 1 p.m., dessert and card party, Legionacres, 3408 W. Sixth St.

Zodiac Club, 1 p.m., home of Carol Hatton. Papers will be given by Sue Himes and Maria Alexander.

Ladies Literary League, 1:30 p.m. Hostess: Ellen Wyttenbach. Reviewer: Eleanor Wenger. Book: "Oak: The Frame of Civilization" by William Bryant Logan.

Ventura Club, 1:30 p.m. Hostess: Polly Reed. Assistant hostess: Marilyn Lahm. Program: Tiny Roskam.

Friendship Rebekah Lodge No. 754, 2 p.m., Odd Fellows Hall, 615 Lincoln St.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County, 5:15 p.m., 1525 W. Sixth St., Suite A. Information meeting for prospective volunteers. For more information, call 843-7359.

Xi Gamma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, 7 p.m., home of LaVonne Marks, who will present the program.

Nuts and Bolts Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., West Side Presbyterian Church library, 1024 Kasold Drive.

Quitters are Winners, a smoking-cessation support group, 7 p.m. Education Class B, Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 325 Maine. Current and former smokers are welcome.

Healing After Suicide, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Headquarters Counseling Center, 211 E. Eighth St., Suite C. It's a support group for people who have lost a loved one to suicide. For more information, call 841-2345.

Jaycees, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Memorial Hospital Conference Room, 325 Maine.

Al-Anon/AcoA Any Lengths Group, 8 p.m.-9 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave.

IOOF Lodge No. 4, 8 p.m., 615 Lincoln St.

Wednesday

Eye-Opener Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 a.m., West Side Presbyterian Church library, 1024 Kasold Drive.

Lawrence Toastmasters Club, 7 a.m., United Way Building, 2518 Ridge Court. For more information, contact Barbara Bishop at 843-2963.

Al-Anon, noon, Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 N.H.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County, noon, 1525 W. Sixth St., Suite A. Information meeting for prospective volunteers. For more information, call 843-7359.

Cosmopolitan Club, noon, Lawrence Holidome, 200 McDonald Drive.

Wednesday Afternoon Bridge Club, 12:30 p.m., Kaw Valley Bridge Center in the I-70 Business Center.

Kaw Valley Chapter Older Women's League, 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., refreshments served, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

O.U.R.S. (Oldsters United for Responsible Service) dance, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt. Music by the JB's.

The Douglas County chapter of National Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, 6 p.m., first-floor conference room of Community Health Facility, 200 Maine. For more information, contact Charlie Ross at 842-0714.

Altrusa International Inc. of Lawrence, 6 p.m. social hour, 6:30 p.m. dinner and business meeting, Hereford House, 4931 W. Sixth St.

Lawrence River City Lions, 6:30 p.m., Perkins Restaurant, 1711 W. 23rd St. For more information or to make meal reservations, call 841-2819.

Wednesday Evening Bridge Club, 6:45 p.m., Kaw Valley Bridge Center in the I-70 Business Center.

Overeaters Anonymous, 7 p.m., Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 325 Maine. Check information booth for meeting room. Lawrence hot line, 841-8841.

Thursday

Eye-Opener Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 a.m., West Side Presbyterian Church library, 1024 Kasold Drive.

Jayhawk Breakfast Rotary Club, 7 a.m., Hereford House, 4931 W. Sixth St.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m., Community Drop-In Center, 214 W. 10th St. For more information, call the center at 832-8864 or the Lawrence Open Shelter at 832-0040.

AA open meeting, noon-1 p.m., 1141 Mass.

University Women's Club, noon Malott Room, 12:45 p.m. Kansas Room. Sandy Praeger, state insurance commissioner, will be the guest speaker.

Lawrence Kiwanis Club, noon, Lawrence Country Club, 400 Country Club Terrace.

Lawrence Jayhawk Kiwanis, 6:15 p.m., Conroy's Bar and Grill, 3115 W. Sixth St.

Al-Anon for relatives and friends of alcoholics, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 946 Vt., Room 301.

Nuts and Bolts Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., West Side Presbyterian Church library, 1024 Kasold Drive.

Vietnam Veterans of America meeting, 7 p.m., Ransom Memorial Hospital, 1406 Main St., Ottawa.

Epilepsy Support Group, 7 p.m., Independence Inc., 1910 Haskell Ave. Call 841-0333.

Friends, an advocacy group for people with disabilities, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, Room 207, 925 Vt.

Friday

Eye-Opener Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 a.m., West Side Presbyterian Church library, 1024 Kasold Drive.

P.E.O. Chapter FZ, 9:30 a.m. coffee. Hostess: Ann Giannakis. Co-hostesses: Grace Beam, Glenda Whalen and Amy Risley. Program: Behind the scenes of Lawrence Community Theatre by Mary Doveton. Members will elect and install officers.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 10 a.m., Centenary United Methodist Church, North Fourth and Elm streets. For more information, call 842-1645.

Recommended Reading, a book and discussion group, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt.

P.E.O. Chapter EA, 11:30 a.m. tour, noon luncheon, Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass. Hostess: Ruby Shade.

P.E.O. Chapter HZ, noon luncheon. Hostess: Connie Robinson. Assistants: Connie Robinson, Jo Cummings and Alice Jo DeFries. The club will elect and install officers. Program: Nada Reh Nasseri, of the healing institute of Midland Hospice.

Retired Eagles Activity Club, 12:30 p.m., Eagles Lodge, 1803 W. Sixth St. Carry-in lunch and cards.

P.E.O. Chapter AZ, 12:30 p.m., home of Beth Harrison. Committee: Cary Pandzik, Jeanne Clark, Julie Hack, Mary Weinberg and Julie Zajic.

Friday Afternoon Bridge Club, 12:30 p.m., Kaw Valley Bridge Center in the I-70 Business Center.

Over Forties Singles Group, 6 p.m., Conroy's Bar & Grill, 3115 W. Sixth St.

Al-Anon, 6 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 2415 Clinton Parkway. For location or more information, call 842-6808.

Monmouth Duo (Pi Beta Phi and Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumnae Assns.), wine tasting, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Lawrence Country Club, 400 Country Club Terrace. Cost: $20 per person. For more information, call 865-2752 or 832-0172.

Kaw Valley Organic Gardening Society, 7:30 p.m., Meeting Room, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

Saturday

Bushwhacker Breakfast Club, 7 a.m., Perkins Restaurant, 1711 W. 23rd St.

Overeaters Anonymous, 10 a.m.-11 a.m., Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Meeting Room G, 325 Maine. Lawrence hot line, 841-8841.

Lawrence chapter of Autism Society of America, 10 a.m., Schiefelbusch Speech-Language-Hearing clinic, 2132 Haworth Hall, Kansas University campus. For more information, call Judy at 838-4791 or Jan at (785) 286-3473.

Alzheimer's Support Group, 2:15 p.m., Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt.

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