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Archive for Monday, March 5, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

March 5, 2007

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5 Today

Lawrence City Commission and school board candidate forum, by the Voter Education Coalition, 7 p.m. discussion with City Commission candidates, 8 p.m. discussion with school board candidates, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

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

Lecture: "Research Mistakes: Learning from History," by John Finley, associate vice chancellor, KU Medical Center, noon, Kansas Union's Big 12 Room, free, 864-6161.

Poetry reading by Tod Marshall, 4 p.m., Oread Books, Kansas Union, free, 864-2519.

"Preparing for the Avian Flu," by Kim Ens, with the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 7 p.m., Baker University's Rice Auditorium, Baldwin City.

Lecompton City Council meeting, 7 p.m., Lecompton City Hall, 327 Elmore St.

"Winter Postlude: An Invitation to Spring," Lawrence High School choral performance, 7:30 p.m., school auditorium, 1901 La., free, 832-5050.

6 Tuesday

Musical Interlude!, for children and parents, by the Music Clubhouse of Lawrence, 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m., Lawrence Public Library's auditorium, 707 Vt., free, 843-3833 ext. 117.

Lenten Tuesday Noonday Recital, by Laura Palmer, organ, 12:15 p.m.-12:45 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 N.H.

Senior Resource Fair, for seniors and their caregivers, with blood sugar, oxygen level and blood pressure checks, and more, 1:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Hy-Vee Food & Drug Store, 4000 W. Sixth St., free.

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.

"The Maids," 7:30 p.m., KU's Crafton-Preyer Theater in Murphy Hall, 864-3982.

"Pre-Festival Concert," by Free State High School choral students, 7:30 p.m., school auditorium, 4700 Overland Drive, free, 832-6050.

Lecture: "The Impact of Women's Leadership: Challenges Ahead," by former U.S. Sen. Nancy Kassebaum Baker, 7:30 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's West Campus, 864-4798.

7 Wednesday

"The Three Little Jayhawks," reading and book signing by former KU football coach Don Fambrough, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Oread Books, KU's Kansas Union.

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

Study group: "Politics of Disasters," with guest Bill Carwile, veteran national disaster-response expert and adjunct professor, Naval Postgraduate School, attend any or all sessions, 4 p.m.-5:30 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.

Osher Institute seminar: "The Golden Girls of MGM," by Cynthia Haines, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., 1515 St. Andrews Drive, 864-5823.

"The Maids," 7:30 p.m., KU's Crafton-Preyer Theater in Murphy Hall, 864-3982.

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 and Spanish, 4:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Fridays, Lawrence Public Library's 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, and 3:30 p.m.-3:50 p.m. Sunday, 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, preregistration requested, 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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