Archive for Friday, May 11, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

May 11, 2007

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11 Today

Haskell Commencement Pow Wow, 7 p.m., with Native dance and other events, Haskell Indian Nations University, 155 Indian Ave., $1, 749-8437.

Stop Day, Kansas University

City of Lawrence woodchip sale, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Parks and Recreation forestry division facility, 1420 E. 11th St., 832-7979.

Bake and book sale, by Women of the ELCA, 1 p.m.-7 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 N.H., 843-4150.

"Where in the World Is Turku?" a program by Douglas County Family and Community Education, 9:30 a.m., Deal Six Auditorium, Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St., 843-7058.

12 saturday

Ride the "T" free in honor of the Helmet Fair, all routes free throughout the day, www.lawrencetransit.org.

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

Bake and book sale, by Women of the ELCA, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 N.H., 843-4150.

City of Lawrence woodchip sale, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Parks and Recreation forestry division facility, 1420 E. 11th St., 832-7979.

Monarch Watch spring open house and plant fundraiser, 8 a.m., Foley Hall, 864-4441.

Sixth annual Nash Dash, benefit for Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center, various running/walking events, 8 a.m., Lawrence Visitor Center, 402 N. Second St., register by calling 830-1795 or visiting www.lprd.org/nashdash.shtml

Mutt 'n Strut, a fundraiser for the Lawrence Humane Society's Ise Memorial Shelter, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunflower School, 2521 Inverness Drive, $25 to participate in walk, 843-6835.

Tennis Block Party, with instruction, interactive games and more, sponsored in part by Lawrence Parks & Recreation, 9 a.m.-noon, First Serve, 5200 Clinton Parkway, free, 832-7930.

First-time homebuyer workshop, sponsored by Tenants to Homeowners Inc., 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., United Way Center, 2518 Ridge Court, free, no pre-registration needed, 842-5494.

Lawrence Helmet Fair, 10 a.m.-noon, Free State High School, 4700 Overland Drive.

Haskell Commencement Pow Wow, 1 p.m., with Native dance and other events through 7 p.m., Haskell Indian Nations University, 155 Indian Ave., $2, 749-8437.

Mother's Day tea and tribute to Elizabeth Miller Watkins, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., $15, 841-4109.

West Junior High School Chorale, "I've Got the Music in Me," 7 p.m., 2700 Harvard Road.

Bishop Seabury Academy, "Seussical the Musical," 7:30 p.m., 4120 Clinton Parkway.

14 monday

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

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

15 tuesday

Dupont retirees luncheon, 11:30 a.m., King's Buffet, 1601 W. 23rd St.

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

Public Transit Advisory Committee special meeting, 4:10 p.m., Lawrence Transit System Administrative Office, 933 N.H., 832-3465.

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.

16 wednesday

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

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

18 thursday

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

Historic Resources Commission meeting, 7 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

Comments

SettingTheRecordStraight 10 years, 3 months ago

Who's paying for the helmets that are going to be given away at the Lawrence Helmet Fair? Were they privately donated?

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