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March 11, 2006

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Sunday

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

Santa Fe Trail Historical Society's annual meeting, potluck dinner, 5:30 p.m., Fellowship Hall, First Methodist Church in Baldwin. Members are asked to bring a covered dish and table service. The club will elect officers and directors. Program: Film of Katharine Kelley's slides.

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 the Good Ole Boys.

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.

Lawrence Region Men and Women's Widowed Group, 9 a.m., Perkins Restaurant, 1711 W. 23rd St.

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

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.

General Federation of Women's Clubs Lawrence Classics, 5:30 p.m., McDaniel & McDaniel, 2500 W. 31st St., Suite B. Program: District 2 Convention Plans.

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

Pilot Club, 6:30 p.m., program meeting; 7 p.m., general meeting. For more information, call 594-6524.

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' drinking. 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.

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.

Sertoma Club of Lawrence, noon, Lawrence Country Club, 400 Country Club Terrace.

West Side Study Club, 1 p.m. luncheon, Perkins Restaurant, 1711 W. 23rd St.

Zodiac Club, 1 p.m., home of Betty Kappelman. A paper will be given by Laura Borchert.

Round Table, 1:30 p.m. Hostess: Camilla Swenson. Co-hostess: Caroline Salaty. Program: Doris Haun.

Ladies Literary League, 1:30 p.m. Hostess: Lee Wilson. Reviewer: Barbara Kelly. Book: "Children of Wellesden Lane" by Mona Golabek and Lee Cohen.

Ventura Club, 1:30 p.m. Hostess: Donna Riehm. Assistant hostess: Pat Kelly. Program: Dorothy Devlin.

Lawrence Flower Club, 1:30 p.m., Sunrise Garden Center, 15th and New York streets. Donna Gardner, greenhouse manager, will give the program "What's New for 2006." Host: Richard League.

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.

Christian Business and Professional Women's After 5 Club, 6:30 p.m., American Legion, 3408 W. Sixth St.

Xi Gamma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, 7 p.m., home of Sheila McCurdy who also will give the program. LaVonne Marks will give the theme basket for the month.

Caregivers Support Group, 7 p.m., 1010 East St., Tonganoxie Nursing Center, Tonganoxie. For more information call 845-2777.

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

La Leche League of Lawrence, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt. For more information, call Julie at 842-9672 or Jane at 865-5919. The league's Web site is www.lalecheleague

.org. Program: Avoiding Difficulties.

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.

Sons of Confederate Veterans, 7 p.m., Constitution Hall, 319 Elmore, Lecompton.

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

National Organization for Women, 7:30 p.m., 818 Avalon. Call Sylvie Rueff, 832-2992, for more information.

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.

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

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.

Welcome Club of Lawrence, noon, Alvamar Country Club, 1809 Crossgate Drive. Program: Carol Hester, of Riverfront Chocolates, on "Raising the Bar on Chocolates." Cost $10. To make reservations, call 331-0183.

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

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., second-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, 6:30 p.m. dinner and program 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.

Caregivers Support Group, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Baldwin Senior Center, 1221 Ind.

Kaw Valley Mycological Society, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Steve Bradt, brewmaster for Free State Brewery, will talk about the differences in brewing various styles of beer during his program "Beer: Fungus in Ferment." Members will meet for a dutch-treat dinner at 5:30 p.m. at Free State Brewery, 636 Mass.

Thursday

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

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.

Douglas County Infant-Toddler Coordinating Council, 9 a.m., Trinity Respite Care, 2400 W. 31st St.

Lawrence-Douglas County Advocacy Council on Aging, 9:30 a.m., Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt.

Douglas County Association of Retired School Personnel, 11:30 a.m. lunch, West Junior High School. Program: West Junior High School choir.

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

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.

Diabetes Association of Douglas County, 7 p.m., Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 325 Maine.

Macs and More computer users group, 7 p.m., Independence Inc., 2001 Haskell Ave.

Lawrence Corvette Club, 7 p.m., Crown Chevrolet, 3400 S. Iowa. For more information, click on www.lawrencecorvetteclub.com.

Friday

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

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 AZ, 10 a.m. coffee, home of Deanne Arensberg. Committee: Pam Simons, Leah Hemenway, Barbara Learned and Sharon Learned.

P.E.O. Chapter FZ, noon luncheon Hostess: Diane Sanders. Co-hostesses: Delores Waugh, Vickie Bahnmaier and Pam Kaufman. Program: "Are You Irish?" genealogy.

National Association of Retired Federal Employees, noon, American Legion, 3408 W. Sixth St.

P.E.O. Chapter GQ, noon luncheon, 12:45 p.m. meeting. Hostess: Mary Stein. Assistants: Betty Bowman, Nancy Rumsey, Ginny Meserve and Sandi Miller. Program: Bonnie Lathrop and Sandi Miller.

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

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.

Mothers of Twins, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. For location or more information, call Katie Sadler at 865-2533.

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.

Douglas County Genealogical Society, 10 a.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Program: Bertha Cameron on Shawnee tribe's time in Kansas from 1825-1870.

Sons of the American Revolution, Charles Robinson Chapter, 10 a.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 11th and Massachusetts streets.

Betty Washington Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution, 10 a.m., Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 325 Maine. Carol Mitchell will talk about Iris.

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

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