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Archive for Monday, January 22, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

January 22, 2007

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22 TODAY

Martin Luther King Jr. luminaria walk, 6:30 p.m., starting at Strong Hall, Kansas University, followed by gospel performance and speaker Walter Kimbrough, president of Philander Smith College in Little Rock, Ark., at Kansas Union's Woodruff Auditorium.

Douglas County Commission meeting, 8:30 a.m., county courthouse, 1100 Mass.

Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority board of commissioners meeting, 5:30 p.m., Clinton Place Apartments, first-floor community room, 2125 Clinton Parkway.

Oread Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church's Mayflower Room.

Lawrence school board meeting, 7 p.m., district headquarters, 110 McDonald Drive.

Eudora City Council meeting, 7:30 p.m., Eudora City Hall, 4 E. Seventh St.

23 Tuesday

Downtown Summit meeting, 7:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

Lawrence City Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

Program: "Values vs. Preferences: Clarifying Parental Expectations," by Lawrence school district prevention specialist Diane Ash, with the Lawrence Parent Network Junior High Connection, 7 p.m.-8 p.m., West Junior High School library, 2700 Harvard Road, free.

Civil Air Patrol informational meeting, 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Kansas National Guard Armory, 200 Iowa, 841-0752.

Wakarusa Township Board meeting, 7 p.m., 300 W. 31st St.

24 Wednesday

Health screenings for people 60 and older by Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Babcock Place, 1700 Mass.

Lecture: "Urban Geography Research in Tanzania: Notes from the Field," by Sarah Smiley, 11:30 a.m., Kansas Union's Alcove G, free, 864-3745.

Safari Club, for 7- to 12-year-olds, 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., registration requested, 843-3833 ext. 117.

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.

Humanities and Western civilization lecture, by Nicolas Shump, 7:30 p.m., Kansas Union's Big 12 Room, free, 864-3011.

26 friday

"Wellness Works: Treat Yourself Well," 9 a.m.-11 a.m., continues from Jan. 19 session, Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 325 Maine, $20, 749-5800.

Andean & Amazonian Worlds seminar, by John Simmons, Natural History Museum, 3:30 p.m., Hall Center's conference hall, 864-4798.

27 Saturday

"10,000 Steps a Day," wellness program, 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 325 Maine, $10, includes pedometer, 749-5800.

White Glove Tour of the Dole Archives, 40 minutes, 10:30 a.m., Dole Institute of Politics, Kansas University's West Campus, free, 864-1420.

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

28 sunday

Family storytime, 3:30 p.m.-3:50 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's children's room, 707 Vt.

29 monday

Douglas County Commission meeting, 8:30 a.m., county courthouse, 1100 Mass.

Kansas Reads "The Learning Tree": Talk by David Parks, son of Gordon Parks, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

30 tuesday

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.

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