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March 4, 2006

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Today

"Campaign 101 for Women: What You Need to Know before Tossing Your Hat into the Ring," 8:30 a.m.-noon, register for this free workshop at 864-4900 or at doleinstitute@ku.edu.

Lawrence Lawn & Garden Show, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, free admission for children 12 and younger with adults.

"Coping with Perimenopause and Urinary Incontinence," 9 a.m.-11 a.m., a continuing education program by the Kansas State Nurses Assn., Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Conference Room E, 8:30 a.m. registration, cost varies, 840-2569.

Antique Show & Sale, community benefit by the Pilot Club, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Douglas County Fairgrounds, Building 21. Admission $2 for all three days.

"Women Build" House Dedication, by Lawrence Habitat for Humanity, 10:30 a.m., 921 Homewood St., www.lawrencehabitat.org.

Bookworms Unite!, for 8- to 12-year-olds, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library gallery, 707 Vt., registration requested, 843-3833 ext. 117.

Sunday

Lawrence Lawn & Garden Show, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, free admission for children 12 and younger with adults.

Chicken and noodle dinner, a Big Springs Community Center fund raiser, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., at the community center, HIghway 40, $6 for adults, $3 for children, 887-6374.

Antique Show & Sale, community benefit by the Pilot Club, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, Building 21. Admission $2 for all three days.

"Revolutionary Heart: Clarina Nichols and the Pioneering Crusade for Women's Rights," by biographer Diane Eickhoff, as part of the Bleeding Kansas 2006 Lecture Series, 2 p.m., Constitution Hall, Lecompton, free.

Movie showing: "The Day After," filmed in Lawrence, 2:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., free admission, beverages allowed.

Family storytime, for all ages, 3:30 p.m.-3:50 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's children's room, 707 Vt., 843-3833 ext. 117.

"Women Build ..." celebration, 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Eldridge Hotel's Crystal Ballroom, with entertainment by Kim Murphree. Open to the public, free admission.

Monday

City of Lawrence yard trimmings collection begins, www.lawrencerecycles.org or 832-3030.

Immunization clinic by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 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.

Lecompton City Council meeting, 7 p.m., Lecompton City Hall, 327 Elmore St.

Read Across Lawrence book discussion, "Coming of Age in Literature," 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

Tuesday

KU 25th annual Education Interview Day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Kansas Union, www.ucc.ku.edu.

Screenings for people 60 and older by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Lecompton United Methodist Church, 402 Elmore.

Immunization clinic by Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m., 200 Maine, 843-0721.

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