Archive for Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

November 7, 2007

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University Forum: "Opportunities and Growth Challenges for the Greater Metropolitan Kansas City Medical Schools and Health-Related Professions in the New Millennium," by Dr. Paul Terranova, vice chancellor for research with KU's School of Medicine, noon, Ecumenical Christian Ministries Center, 1204 Oread Ave., 843-4933.

Education Career Fair, sponsored by the Kansas University Career Center, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Kansas Union Ballroom. 864-7677.

Older Women's League meeting, with discussion on adult day care, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

Wednesdays @ Liberty Hall: civic engagement day, for junior high students, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Liberty Hall, 642 Mass., www.wahlonline.org.

Sleuth Society, 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 Farmers Market, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., 925 Iowa.

"A Community of Hope Rebuilds: Greensburg Tornado Disaster," 7 p.m., Alderson Auditorium, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd.,

Icarus Project Presentation on Radical Mental Health Responses, 7 p.m., Solidarity! Revolutionary Center & Radical Library, 1109 Mass., 865-1374

"What's New in Leopard," with the Lawrence Apple Users' Group 2.0, 7 p.m., Signs of Life, 722 Mass.

The Second City Touring Co., 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive, 864-2787. 8 thursday

Game Tourney, 11- to 18-year-olds, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library Auditorium, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 121.

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

Douglas County Historical Society, 6 p.m., 74th annual dinner meeting, Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Vt.

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

Peace Corps informational meeting, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Kansas Union's Kansas Room.

Kansas City Chorale, part of Baker University's Artist and Lecture series, 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Baldwin City, $25/$15.

9 Friday

Presentation: Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, 11:30 a.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's West Campus, 864-4900.

Medicare Part D public meeting, 1 p.m., Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt. Paula Haisch, Lawrence counselor with Senior Health Insurance Counseling of Kansas, will be available to answer questions, 842-0543.

Jazz Film Series: "Latin Jazz and Jazz as an International Music," 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833.

West Junior High Fall Play: "The Wizard of Oz," 7 p.m., Sally Six Hersh Auditorium, WJHS, 2700 Harvard Road, 832-5500.

"The Music Man," University Theatre, 7:30 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive, 864-3982.

Also this week...

Immunization clinic by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 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.

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.

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.

Family Storytime, for all ages, 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.

Storytime in English and Spanish, for all ages, 4:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 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.

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