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Archive for Friday, October 27, 2006

Lawrence Datebook

October 27, 2006

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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 & Sale, a nonprofit benefit, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Building 21, Douglas County 4-H 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.

Speaker: Richard Carwardine, author of "Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power," 4 p.m., Hall Center for Humanities, free.

Saturday

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

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 4-H Fairgrounds, 21st and Harper streets.

T is for Toy children's program, 10:30 a.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.

True Ghost Stories from Douglas County, 2 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.

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 4-H 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.

Tuesday

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.

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

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

Musical Interlude, music and activities for all ages, 10:30 a.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

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

Trick-or-Treat Downtown Lawrence, 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m., downtown merchants open their doors with Halloween trinkets for children.

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

Canceled: Lawrence City Commission meeting

Halloween Beggars Night, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Turn on porch lights for trick-or-treaters.

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.

Political Power Hour: "Is Congress the 'Broken Branch' of Government?" by Scott Lilly, former staff director of the House Appropriations Committee, 4 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's west campus, free, 864-4900.

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

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

Lecture and book signing: "What It Takes: The Way to the White House," author and journalist Richard Ben Cramer, 7:30 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's west campus, 864-4900, free.

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