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Archive for Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Lawrence Datebook

October 31, 2006

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Today

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.

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.

Free junior high movie: "High School Musical," 2 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Mass., www.walhonline.org.

Safari Club's Savion Glover dance event, 3:30 p.m.-4:40 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's children's room, 707 Vt., free, 843-3833 ext. 117.

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.

THURSDAY

Closed: Lawrence Public Library

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.

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

Political Power Hour: "Bob Dole: The Senate Years," by author and journalist Richard Ben Cramer, 4 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's west campus, 864-4900.

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

"An Evening of Truth-Telling: Strategies of Resistance to Genocide and Terrorism," by author Edward Valandra, 7 p.m., Haskell Indian Nations University auditorium, free.

KU Humanities Lecture Series: Nancy Cott, 7:30 p.m., KU's Woodruff Auditorium.

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.

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

Storytime in Spanish and English, 4 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's children's room, free.

SATURDAY

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

Scrapbooking Day, a benefit for the nonprofit Dazzlers Dance Studio, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., 925 Iowa, $20 registration, mtravis@sunflower.com.

Bookworms Unite, for 8- to 12-year-olds, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's gallery, 707 Vt., registration requested, 843-3833 ext. 117.

SUNDAY

LJCC Blintz Brunch and Bake Sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 917 Highland Drive, 785-841-7636. Suggested donation: $6.50

Sixth Annual Chocolate & Tea at Three, 3 p.m., Free State High School commons area, 4700 Overland Drive. Lawrence Community Shelter fundraising event.

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