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Archive for Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Lawrence datebook

September 13, 2006

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Today

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.

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.

Free junior high movie and popcorn day, 2 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Mass., www.walhonline.org, call 843-8985.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County informational meeting, noon, 1525 W. Sixth St., Suite A, 843-7359.

Thursday

Dog Days fall workout, 6 a.m. and 6 p.m., Memorial Stadium, free.

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.

Lecture: "China in Africa: Has a New Cold War Returned to the Continent?" 3:30 p.m., Bailey Hall, room 109, Kansas University, free.

Lecture: "Use It or Lose It, or, Can You Teach an Old Dog New Tricks?" by Susan Kemper of the Gerontology Center, 4 p.m., 2092 Dole Human Development Center, Kansas University, 864-4130.

Lecture: "Korean: The Crown Jewel of Alphabets," by Greg Simpson, department of cognitive psychology, 4 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries Center, 1204 Oread Ave., free, 864-3849.

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

NAACP Lawrence Branch meeting, 6:30 p.m., gallery room at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

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

Lecture: "Money, Power & Elections: How Campaign Finance Reform Subverts American Democracy," by author Rod Smith, with book signing to follow, 7:30 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, Kansas University's west campus.

Celebration Center open house, for First United Methodist Church's new building, intersection of U.S. Highway 40 and the South Lawrence Trafficway, 4 p.m.-7 p.m., 841-7500, www.fumclawrence.org.

Friday

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.

"Rock around the Crock," by Family and Consumer Education, 9:30 a.m., Deal Six Auditorium, Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, minimum fee charged, 843-7058.

Lawrence Public Library Musical Interlude, with stories and music, 10:30 a.m., Lawrence Public Library's Children's Room, 707 Vt., no registration required.

Lecture: "Images of America in Post War Japan: Through the Eyes of a Japanese Boy," by Takao Shibata, 12:30 p.m., Burge Union's Courtside Room, free, 864-3849.

Lecture: "Conflicting Memories of the Holocaust," 1:30 p.m., Hall Center's Conference Room, free, 864-4798.

Lecture: "The Emotional Basis of Morals," by Jesse Prinz, 4 p.m., Kansas Union's Pine Room, free, 864-2334.

Saturday

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

Dog Days fall workout, 7:30 a.m., behind Kizer-Cummings Jewelers, 833 Mass., free.

Sport to Spirit Fun Run/Walk/Ride, 8 a.m., former Hereford House parking lot, call 841-7500 for registration and information or visit www.fumclawrence.org.

Lawrence Transit System "T" Time workshop, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

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