Archive for Friday, June 8, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

June 8, 2007

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Douglas County Relay

for Life, 7 p.m., Free State High School track, 4700 Overland Drive.

Wakarusa Music & Camping Festival 2007, Clinton State Park, Clinton Lake, 843-7665.

Hershey's Track & Field Meet, for 9- to 14-year-olds, 10 a.m., Southwest Junior High School, 2511 Inverness Drive, no cleats, preregistration required with Lawrence Parks and Recreation, 832-7930.

Summer matinees, for 11- to 18-year-olds, 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

9 SATURDAY

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

Wakarusa Music & Camping Festival 2007, Clinton State Park, Clinton Lake, 843-7665.

Program: "Common Mistakes Writers Make," by Thomas Averill, 9:30 a.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

Summer Youth Theatre's "Pigs at Play," 11 a.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

Chalk It Up, chalk design contest for first- through ninth-graders, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Holcom Park, 2700 W. 27th St., preregistration required, 832-7940.

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

10 SUNDAY

Wakarusa Music & Camping Festival 2007, Clinton State Park, Clinton Lake, 843-7665.

11 MONDAY

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

Mystery Mondays: "The Fossil Furor at Mudstone Museum," for 8- to 12-year-olds, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., registration required, 843-3833, ext. 117.

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.

12 TUESDAY

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

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

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

Brook Creek Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 p.m., Brook Creek Park gazebo, 841-4997.

Four-part harmony with the Rip Chords Barbershop Quartet, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

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.

Kanwaka Township Board meeting, 7:30 p.m., Kanwaka Township Hall, off U.S. Highway 40.

13 WEDNESDAY

Act Around, for 6- to 10-year-olds, 3:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's children's room, 707 Vt.

Lawrence Farmers Market, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., 925 Iowa.

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

Lawrence City Band concert: "Flag Day Celebration," 8 p.m., South Park, 1141 Mass.

14 THURSDAY

Whodunnit, with Priscilla Howe, 5- to 12-year-olds, 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

Downtown 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.

Summer Youth Theatre's "101 Dalmations," 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

Also this week ...

Immunization clinic by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, flu shots available, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-8 p.m. Mondays, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-7 p.m. Thursdays, and 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Fridays, 200 Maine, 843-0721.

Storytime in English/Spanish, 4 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library Children's Room, 707 Vt.

Books & Babies Storytime, for 8- to 23-month-olds with parent, 9:30 a.m., 10 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. Wednesday and 7 p.m. Thursday, Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

Storytime for all ages, 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Tuesday and Friday, Lawrence Public Library's Children's Room, 707 Vt.

Thursday Evening Storytime, for all ages, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's Children's Room, 707 Vt.

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

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

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