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Archive for Sunday, October 15, 2006

Lawrence Datebook

October 15, 2006

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Today

Lawrence Jayhawk Kennel Club show, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St.

Learn to Orienteer Day, noon, Clinton Lake overlook, compass required, sign up at maprunner@juno.com or call 841-3587.

Kansas Murals Walking Tour, 3 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

Monday

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.

Kemper Awards ceremony, 4 p.m., Kansas Union's Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas University.

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

KU Humanities Lecture Series: Richard Dawkins, evolutionary biologist, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, free and open to the public.

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.

Douglas County Association of Retired School Personnel, 11 a.m. lunch and meeting, Mrs. E's in Kansas University Lewis Hall, 1:15 p.m. White Glove tour of the Dole Institute of Politics, 843-9982.

Dupont retirees luncheon, 11:30 a.m., King's Buffet, 1601 W. 23rd St.

Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority conference call meeting, regarding the sale of Clinton Place Apartments, noon, Housing Authority Office, 1600 Haskell Ave., public welcome, 830-2253.

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

Public Transit Advisory Committee meeting, 4:10 p.m., Lawrence Transit System Office, 933 N.H.

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.

"Walking the Line: When and How Should Courts Override Legislatures?," by Richard Epstein, 7:30 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, west campus, free.

Wednesday

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.

Lawrence Memorial Hospital board meeting, 9 a.m., LMH auditorium, 325 Maine.

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.

Library Safari Club, for 7- to 12-year-olds, 3:30 p.m.-4:30 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.

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.

AARP Driver Safety Course, day one of two, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's Gallery, $10 workbook fee, register at 843-3833.

Lawrence Technology Assn. luncheon, 11:45 a.m., Pachamama's, 800 N.H., $12-$15, register at 832-2824 or e-mail events@lawrencetech.org.

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.

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.

Historic Resources Commission meeting, 7 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

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

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

"General James G. Blunt: Tarnished Glory," speech by author Robert Collins, Sons of the Union Veterans meeting, 7:30 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., public welcome.

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