Archive for Thursday, October 5, 2006

Lawrence Datebook

October 5, 2006

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TODAY

"Communities in Motion": Ride free on the T's fixed routes, all day, www.lawrencetransit

.org.

Wood chip sale, by Lawrence Parks and Recreation, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., 1420 E. 11th St., $5 per pickup load.

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.

Free mental health screenings, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. or 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 325 Maine, appointments or drop-ins welcome, 749-5800.

University Career Center volunteer fair, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., fourth-floor lobby of the Kansas Union.

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

Gaming Tourneys, for sixth- through 12th-graders, 4 p.m.-5 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., no registration required.

Political Power Hour: "Bob Dole: The Senate Years," by Fellow Scott Richardson and guests, 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's west campus.

Chicks with Sticks, knitting for sixth- through 12th-graders (beginners welcome), 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's Teen Zone, 707 Vt., no registration required.

Fall Book Sale, $5 bag day, 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

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

Books & Babies Storytime, for 8- to 23-month-olds with parent, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., no registration required.

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

"Civil Liberties after 9/11," by syndicated columnist Leonard Pitts, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center. Free and open to the public.

Friday

Wood chip sale, by Lawrence Parks and Recreation, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., 1420 E. 11th St., $5 per pickup load.

Immunization clinic by 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.

Blood drive, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Lawrence Memorial Hospital's Jayhawk Auditorium, 325 Maine, gifts and prize drawings, 749-6176.

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.

Storytime in English and Spanish, 4 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's Children's Room, 707 Vt., no registration required.

Saturday

Lawrence Farmers Market, 7 a.m.-11 a.m., 824 N.H.

Wood chip sale, by Lawrence Parks and Recreation, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., 1420 E. 11th St., $5 per pickup load.

KU Homecoming parade, 9 a.m., Jayhawk Boulevard, free.

Fall Book Sale, giveaway day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

Fall Showcase of Homes, by the Lawrence Home Builders Assn., free, noon-5 p.m., www.lhba.net or 748-0612.

Tenants to Homeowners anniversary cookout, noon-4 p.m., Third and Alabama streets, please RSVP to cynthia@tthinc

.org or call 842-5494.

Nordic Heritage Festival, 1 p.m.-9 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, Building 21, 2120 Harper St., suggested donation $5.

Bookworms Unite, book club for 8- to 12-year-olds, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's Gallery, registration requested, 843-3833 ext. 121.

Tenth annual Oktoberfest, 4 p.m.-10 p.m., St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 1234 Ky.

Lawrence Humane Society outdoor benefit concert, by the Vinland Valley Nursery, 6 p.m., 1606 N. 600 Road, Baldwin, $3 admission, www.vinlandvalley

nursery.com.

Sunday

Home Energy Conservation Fair, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, Building 21, 2120 Harper St., 832-3030, www.lawrencerecycles.org.

Fall Showcase of Homes, by the Lawrence Home Builders Assn., free, noon-5 p.m., www.lhba.net or 748-0612.

Lawrence First Annual Pregnancy and Childbirth Fair, 1 p.m.-4 p.m., SpringHill Suites by Marriott, Riverfront Plaza.

Fall Book Sale, giveaway day, 2 p.m.-6 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

Library Young Adult Advisory Board, 11- to 18-year-olds, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833 ext. 121.

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.

North Lawrence Improvement Assn. meeting, 7 p.m., Odd Fellows Hall, North Lincoln Street.

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

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

Tuesday

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.

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.

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

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