Archive for Monday, November 6, 2006

Lawrence Datebook

November 6, 2006

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TODAY

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

Immunization clinic by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department (no flu shots), 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-8 p.m., 200 Maine, 843-0721.

Long-term care support informational session, by Links4Living, 3 p.m.-4 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., free.

Soroptimist International meeting, 6 p.m. dinner, with program on the district convention, 606 W. 27th Terrace, open to the public, 843-9982.

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

TUESDAY

Election Day. Polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Flu shot clinic, 9:30 a.m.-10 a.m., Lecompton United Methodist Church, 402 Elmore St., Lecompton, $21 per person, but nobody will be turned away.

Immunization clinic by Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department (no flu shots), 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m., 200 Maine, 843-0721.

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 St.

Toddler storytime for 2-year-olds and an accompanying adult, preregistration requested, 9:30 a.m. or 10:30 a.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

Storytime for all ages, 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m., Lawrence Public Library's Children's Room, 707 Vt., no registration required.

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

Flu shot clinic, 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Indian Hills Church of God, 601 W. 29th Terrace, $21 per person, but nobody will be turned away.

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.

WEDNESDAY

Immunization clinic by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department (no flu shots), 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.

Books & Babies Storytime, for 8- to 23-month-olds with parent, 9:30 a.m., 10 a.m. or 10:30 a.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., no registration required.

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

"Mysteries of Fossils," for 7- to 12-year-olds, 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St., $5, www.lprd.org.

Safari Club, for 7- to 12-year-olds, 3:30 p.m.-4:40 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's auditorium, 707 Vt., registration requested, 843-3833, ext. 117.

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

Classical guitarist Peter Fletcher, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

"Women's Leadership Series 2006: Running for Office," by Barbara Ballard, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., final session, Dole Institute of Politics, KU's west campus, 864-4900.

Brook Creek Neighborhood Assn. meeting, 7:15 p.m., East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 E. 15th St.

THURSDAY

Immunization clinic by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department (no flu shots), 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-7 p.m., 200 Maine, 843-0721.

City/county commissions and Community Cooperation Committee on Homelessness meeting, with Michael Stoops, national director of the Coalition on Homelessness, 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

"How Can We Make Things Better in Lawrence?" discussion on homelessness with Michael Stoops, 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m., First Christian Church, 1000 Ky.

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

Flu shot clinic, 4 p.m.-7 p.m., Douglas County Health Department, $21 per person, but nobody will be turned away.

Gaming tourney, for sixth- through 12th-graders, 4 p.m.-5 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

Political Power Hour: "Bob Dole: The Senate Years," with Kim Wells, former Dole aide, 4 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's west campus, 864-4900.

Chicks with Sticks, knitting for sixth- through 12th-graders, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's teen zone, 707 Vt.

NAACP Lawrence Branch meeting, 6:30 p.m., gallery room at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

"Is Lawrence Really the Second-Meanest City Toward Homelessness?" discussion with Michael Stoops, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., First Christian Church, 1000 Ky.

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