Archive for Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

November 21, 2007

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21 Today

Medicare Part D counseling session, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt. Seniors need to bring their Medicare card and a list of prescriptions to the session, 842-0543.

22 Thursday

Thanksgiving

23 Friday

Lawrence Fair Trade Holiday Market, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave., 843-4933.

"Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings," 8 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.

24 Saturday

Bizarre Bazaar, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787.

Lawrence Fair Trade Holiday Market, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave., 843-4933.

"Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings," 8 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.

25 Sunday

Santa Paws, pet photos taken with Santa, a benefit for the Lawrence Humane Society, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 1805 E. 19th St., www.lawrencehumanesociety .org.

Santa Claus Express, hourlong train ride with Santa, photos taken or bring your own camera, 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., Santa Fe Depot, 1515 High St., Baldwin City, $10 for 13 and older, $5 for children ages 1-12, (800) 651-0388.

Lawrence Fair Trade Holiday Market, 1 p.m.-7 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave., 843-4933.

"Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings," 2:30 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.

26 Monday

Douglas County Commission meeting, 8:30 a.m., Douglas County Judicial & Law Enforcement Center, 111 E. 11th St.

Festival of Trees public viewing, 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Liberty Hall, 642 Mass., $2 donation.

Lawrence Fair Trade Holiday Market, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave., 843-4933.

Medicare Part D counseling session, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt. Seniors need to bring their Medicare card and a list of prescriptions to the session, 842-0543.

Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority Board of Commissioners meeting, 5:45 p.m., Clinton Place, 2125 Clinton Parkway, first-floor meeting room.

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

27 Tuesday

Festival of Trees public viewing, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Liberty Hall, 642 Mass., $2 donation.

Lawrence Fair Trade Holiday Market, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave., 843-4933.

Medicare Part D counseling session, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt. Seniors need to bring their Medicare card and a list of prescriptions to the session, 842-0543.

Dole Study Group: "Presidential Politics from the Inside," with John Toohey, Democratic political operative, 4 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's West Campus, 864-4900.

Farmers Market Local Meat Tuesdays, 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Local Burger, 714 Vt.

Festival of Trees patron preview party, 6 p.m., Liberty Hall, 642 Mass., $50, 843-2085.

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

Meeting: Family Promise, an interfaith-based program to address homelessness in Lawrence, 7 p.m., First Christian Church, 1000 Ky.

"Willa Cather Speaks," 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.

KU Symphonic Band, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive, 864-2787.

Festival of Trees auction, 8 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m., with wine and hors d' oeuvres, Liberty Hall, 642 Mass., $25, 843-2085.

28 Wednesday

Lawrence Memorial Hospital board meeting, 9 a.m., LMH auditorium, 325 Maine.

Festival of Trees public viewing, 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Liberty Hall, 642 Mass., $2 donation.

Lawrence Fair Trade Holiday Market, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave., 843-4933.

Program: "Around the World with the Peace Corps," noon-1 p.m., Kansas Union's International Room, 864-7679.

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, 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.

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, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

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