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Archive for Friday, February 26, 2010

Meetings and gatherings

February 26, 2010

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Sunday

O.U.R.S. (Oldsters United for Responsible Service) dance, 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Eagles Lodge, 1803 W. Sixth St. Band: Borderline Country.

Monday

Lawrence Rotary Club, noon, Lawrence Holidome, 200 McDonald Drive. Guest speaker: Diane Debacker: “The State of P-12 Education in Kansas.”

Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging, the Heart of America Hospice and the Alzheimer’s Association Heart of America Chapter, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt. For more information or details on the other locations, contact Pattie, Senior Outreach Services of the Library, 843-3833, extension 115 or Lee at Heart of America Hospice, 1-800-396-7778.

Monday Evening Bridge Club, 6:45 p.m., Kaw Valley Bridge Center in the I-70 Business Center.

Eagles Auxiliary No. 309, 7 p.m., Eagles Lodge, 1803 W. Sixth St.

Lawrence Chess Club, 7 p.m.-10 p.m., Borders Books Music & Cafe, 700 N.H. For more information, contact James Fouche-Schack at 749-6056 or jamesfoucheschack@sbcglobal.net.

Tuesday

Lawrence Breakfast Optimists, 7 a.m., Smith Center, Brandon Woods at Alvamar, 4730 Brandon Woods Terrace.

Lawrence Noon Lions Club, noon lunch and program, Conroy’s Pub, 3115 W. Sixth St.

Sertoma Club of Lawrence, noon-1 p.m., Lawrence Country Club, 400 Country Club Terrace. For more information, visit lawrencesertoma.com.

Beta Sigma Phi, Laureate Beta Chapter, 12:30 p.m. luncheon at Dee’s Place, 2912 Atchison Circle.

Meadowlark Garden Club, 12:30 p.m. refreshments, 1 p.m. meeting, at the home of Dixie Olson, 644 N. 1600 Road. Co-hostess: Ruth Ann Paddock. Program: “Loons on the Lake” by Donna Osness.

Tennola, noon, reception; 12:30 p.m., Founders’ Day Luncheon at Lawrence Country Club, 400 Country Club Terrace. Co-Hostesses: Karen Van Blaricum and Sally Hudnall. Program: Kay Hale, president’s report.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County, 5:15 p.m., 1525 W. Sixth St., Suite A. Information meeting for prospective volunteers. For more information, call 843-7359.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 6 p.m., BridgePointe Community Church, 601 W. 29th Terrace. For more information, contact Felicia Brown at 843-1692.

American Legion Auxiliary, 6:30 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. meeting, American Legion Post No. 14, 3408 W. Sixth St.

American Legion Dorsey Liberty Post No. 14, 6:30 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. meeting, Legionacres II, 3408 W. Sixth St.

Lawrence Area Business Professionals, 6:30 p.m. dinner, Perkins Restaurant, 1711 W. 23rd St.

Civil Air Patrol informational meeting, 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Kansas National Guard Armory, 200 Iowa, 841-0752.

Lawrence Photo Alliance, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

Wednesday

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County, noon, 1525 W. Sixth St., Suite A. Information meeting for prospective volunteers. For more information, call 843-7359.

Cosmopolitan Club, noon, Lawrence Holidome, 200 McDonald Drive.

KU Toastmasters Club, noon-1 p.m., KU campus, Learned Hall, Room 2140. Membership is open to the public. For more information, call Tom Mulinazzi at 785-864-2928, or e-mail him at: tomm@ku.edu.

Lawrence Central Rotary Club, noon, Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass.

Wednesday Afternoon Bridge Club, 12:30 p.m., Kaw Valley Bridge Center in the I-70 Business Center.

O.U.R.S. (Oldsters United for Responsible Service) dance, 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Eagles Lodge, 1803 W. Sixth St. A donation of $2 is suggested. Band: J-B’s.

Altrusa International Inc. of Lawrence, 5:30 p.m. social hour, 6 p.m. dinner and business meeting, Maceli’s, 1031 N.H.

Lawrence River City Lions, 6:30 p.m., Perkins Restaurant, 1711 W. 23rd St. For more information or to make meal reservations, call 841-2819.

Jayhawk Chapter of Disabled American Veterans, 7 p.m., American Legion, 3408 W. Sixth St. Open to all veterans. For more information, call Daniel H. Fisher, commander, at 785-331-7087.

Thursday

Jayhawk Breakfast Rotary Club, 7 a.m., Alvamar Country Club, 1809 Crossgate Drive.

University Women’s Club, 11 a.m. social, 11:30 a.m. program, 12:30 p.m. luncheon, Malott Room, Kansas Union. For more information, contact Susie Lacy at (913) 768-0678 or esusanlacy@comcast.net; or Mary Beth Petr at 842-5342 or petrfam@email.com; or visit www.ku.edu/~univwm. Program: “Estate Planning (How A Plan Puts You In Control)” by Peggy Johnson, CFA and senior adviser for Ameriprise Financial Services Inc. Luncheon reservations by Monday to Jannie Barron at 832-0172 or jtbarron@sunflower.com.

Luncheon Companions, 11:45 a.m., First Watch, 2540 Iowa. For people wanting to eat lunch and visit with someone.

Lawrence Kiwanis Club, noon, Lawrence Country Club, 400 Country Club Terrace.

Lawrence Professionals Toastmasters, 12:05 p.m. to 1 p.m., Douglas County Bank, Ninth and Kentucky streets. For more information, contact Peter Steimle at 856-4123 or e-mail him at: psteimle@sedonagroup.com, or visit Toastmasters.org.

Lawrence Jayhawk Kiwanis, 6:15 p.m., Conroy’s Pub, 3115 W. Sixth St.

Vietnam Veterans of America, 7 p.m., Ransom Memorial Hospital, 1406 Main St., Ottawa.

Friday

Recommended Reading, a book and discussion group, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 10 a.m., BridgePointe Community Church, 601 W. 29th Terrace. For more information, contact Nadine Snider at 843-8697.

P.E.O. Chapter AZ, noon luncheon, News Center, 645 N.H. (Old post office. Please use northeast door.) Committee: Martha Gage, Virginia Curran, Pam Simons, Lisa Simons and Trish Simons. Program: Election and installation of officers and program for continuing education project report. Guest speaker: Ralph Gage, director of special projects for The World Company.

Friday Afternoon Bridge Club, 12:30 p.m., Kaw Valley Bridge Center in the I-70 Business Center.

Retired Eagles Activity Club, 12:30 p.m., Eagles Lodge, 1803 W. Sixth St. Carry-in lunch and cards.

Over Forties Singles Group, 7 p.m., Conroy’s Pub, 3115 W. Sixth St.

Kaw Valley Organic Gardening Society, 7:30 p.m., Meeting Room, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

Saturday

Bushwhacker Breakfast Club, 7 a.m., Perkins Restaurant, 1711 W. 23rd St.

Art & Conversation, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., United Way Building, 2518 Ridge Court. For more information, call GaDuGi SafeCenter, 843-8985.

— Please contact Schnette Hollins at 832-7151 or meetings@ljworld.com to add or change a listing.

Meetings for Alcoholics Anonymous and other ongoing support groups can be found at LJWorld.com/events/.

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