Archive for Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Lawrence Datebook

October 25, 2006

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TODAY

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.

Flu shot clinic, 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m., Lecompton United Methodist Church, 402 Elmore St., Lecompton, $16-$21 per person, but nobody will be turned away.

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.

"Around the World with the Peace Corps," focus on Latin America, brown bag luncheon, noon-1 p.m., Kansas Union's Centennial Room.

Rock the Vote concert, for junior high and high school students, 2 p.m.-6 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Mass., www.walhonline.org.

Flu shot clinic, 2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Holcom Park Recreational Center, 2700 W. 27th St., $16-$21 per person, but nobody will be turned away.

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.

Political Power Hour: "The Culture of Congress," with former U.S. House of Representatives parliamentarian Charlie Johnson, 4 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's west campus, 864-4900, free.

Talk: Author and KU alumnus Robert Day, "The Last Cattle Drive," 6 p.m., Jayhawk Room, Kansas Union, KU campus.

Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission meeting, 6:30 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

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

Baker Wetlands discussion, with the Washburn Social Justice League, 7 p.m., Washburn campus, Petro Room 220, Topeka, 550-1108.

Health Care for All Kansans, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

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.

Flu shot clinic, 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m., Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt., $16-$21 per person, but nobody will be turned away.

Inauguration of Baker University President Patricia N. Long, 11 a.m., Rice Auditorium, Baker University campus, Baldwin.

Grant information session, by the Douglas County Community Foundation, noon, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., www.dccfoundation.org.

Flu shot clinic, 4 p.m.-7 p.m., Douglas County Health Department, $16-$21 per person, but nobody will be turned away.

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

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

Political Power Hour: "Bob Dole: The Senate Years," with former Kansas lieutenant governor Dave Owen, 4 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's west campus, 864-4900, free.

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.

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.

Friday

Immunization clinic by 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.

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.

Pilot Club Antique Show and Sale, a nonprofit benefit, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Building 21, Douglas County Fairgrounds, 21st and Harper streets, $3.

Storytime for all ages, 10:30 a.m.-11 a.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.

Flu shot clinic, 10 a.m.-noon, Douglas County Health Department, 200 Maine, $16-$21 per person, but nobody will be turned away.

Know Your Self-Defense Options, 10 a.m.-noon, Clinton State Park, 798 N. 1415 Road, 842-8562, free. Hosted by Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, and presented by GaDuGi Safe Center, Douglas County Sheriff's Department and Ident-A-Kid.

Pilot Club Antique Show & Sale, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Building 21, Douglas County Fairgrounds, 21st and Harper streets.

Bookworms Unite, book club for 8- to 12-year-olds, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's Gallery, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 121. Registration requested.

Sunday

Pilot Club Antique Show & Sale, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Building 21, Douglas County Fairgrounds, 21st and Harper streets.

Women's Leadership Series 2006: Running for Office, by Barbara Ballard, session two, 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's west campus, 864-4900.

Kansas River Valley Scholarship Organization annual pageant, 7 p.m., Free State High School, 4700 Overland Drive, 331-9636.

Monday

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.

Douglas County Chapter of the ACLU Forum: "Sacrificing Civil Liberties for Security: Do We Risk Both?," 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 842-8408.

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