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Lawrence datebook

May 3, 2006

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TODAY

Immunization clinic by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m., 200 Maine, 843-0721.

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

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

University forum: "State of the Prairie Ecosystem in Northeast Kansas," noon, Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave., optional lunch $3-$5.50, 843-4933.

Informational meeting on Salvation Army shelter proposal, 6:30 p.m. City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

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

Lecture: "The Earliest History of Life: Solution to Darwin's Dilemma," by William Schopf, UCLA, 7:30 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, Kansas University's west campus, free, 864-4626.

Thursday

Immunization clinic by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-7 p.m., 200 Maine, 843-0721.

Lawrence Farmers Market, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., 1020 Vt.

Lawrence Board of Zoning Appeals, 6:30 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

Author reading and signing, by Maija Devine, and discussion about Korean culture, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

Thursday Evening Storytime, for all ages, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's Children's Room, 707 Vt., no registration required, 843-3833, ext. 117.

FRIDAY

Sumptuous Settings 2006, Meals On Wheels benefit with food and sale, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. for displays, 11:30 a.m. for tearoom, Kansas Museum of History, Topeka. Advance tickets are $6; at door $7. For more info: (785) 354-5420.

Storytime in English and Spanish, 4 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

Lawrence WalkAmerica, a March of Dimes benefit, 5 p.m. registration, 6 p.m. one- or three-mile walk, Clinton State Park, 798 N. 1415 Road, (785) 228-0084.

Lecture: George McMahon, one of five legal federal medical marijuana patients, 6 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., free.

Saturday

Spring Parade of Homes, noon-5 p.m., by the Lawrence Home Builders Assn., free, 748-0612.

Lawrence Farmers Market, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., 824 N.H.

Sunday

Art in the Park, sponsored by the Lawrence Art Guild, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., South Park, free.

Spring Parade of Homes, noon-5 p.m., by the Lawrence Home Builders Assn., free, 748-0612.

Kansas Land Trust Guess nature walk with Kelly Kindscher, 1 p.m., west of Lawrence. For directions, see www.klt.org or call 749-3297.

Family storytime, 3:30 p.m.-3:50 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's children's room, 707 Vt., no registration required, 843-3833 ext. 117.

Monday

Douglas County Commission meeting, 8:30 a.m., county courthouse, 1100 Mass.

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.

Medicare information, 10 a.m., studio of Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt., 842-0543.

Lawrence school board meeting, 7 p.m., district headquarters, 110 McDonald Drive, 832-5000.

Eudora City Council meeting, 7:30 p.m., Eudora City Hall, 4 E. Seventh St.

Tuesday

Fundraiser for Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Douglas County, 7:30 a.m. and noon, Maceli's, 1031 N.H.

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.

Lawrence Farmers Market, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., 1020 Vt.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County informational meeting, 5:15 p.m., 1525 W. Sixth St., Suite A, 843-7359.

Lawrence City Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

Civil Air Patrol informational meeting, 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Kansas National Guard Armory, 200 Iowa, 841-0752.

Cosmic Kansas and Roadside Attractions, armchair tour of the Sunflower State, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

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