Lawrence and area events for Saturday, Aug. 18

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Today, Aug. 18

Don’t Miss:

Douglas County Democrats: Get out the vote plan, 9:30 a.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

Other Events:

Lawrence Farmers’ Market, 7-11 a.m., 824 New Hampshire St.

Red Dog’s Dog Days Fitness Program, 7:30 a.m., parking lot, Ninth and Vermont streets.

Civil War on the Western Frontier, 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Watkins Museum of History, 1047 Massachusetts St.

Overeaters Anonymous, 10 a.m., Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 325 Maine St.

Art with Yams, 2 p.m., The Toy Store, 936 Massachusetts St.

Doc Discussions: Happy Valley FB, screening 3:30-5:10 p.m., discussion 5:10-6 p.m., Auditorium, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

Chess Club (ages 5-18), 4-5:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

American Legion Bingo, 6:45 p.m., American Legion Post 14, 3408 W. Sixth St.


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Coming up this week:


Sunday, Aug. 19

AB’s Crepes and Buffet, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., VFW Post 852, 1801 Massachusetts St.

Family Yoga @ Your Library, 1-2 p.m., Auditorium, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

Story Time with Jazzy Gene, 1:30-2 p.m., The Toy Store, 936 Massachusetts St.

Bead Society, 2-6 p.m., Room C, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

Sunday Storytime (all ages), 3:30-4 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

O.U.R.S. Dance, 5-9 p.m., Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 W. 27th St.


Monday, Aug. 20

Toddler Storytime (ages 2+), 10:30-11 a.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

Kaw Valley Bridge Club: Open Pairs, 12:30 p.m., 1025 N. Third St., Suite 120.

Scrabble Club, 1-4 p.m., Clinton Place Apartments, 2125 Clinton Place.

Caregiver Support Group, 2:15 p.m., Senior Resource Center, 2920 Haskell Ave.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS), 5:30 p.m., 2712 Pebble Lane.

Sing & Rhyme Storytime (all ages), 6:30-7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

Beginners’ Bike Ride, 6:30-8:30 p.m., SpringHill Suites by Marriott, 1 Riverfront Plaza.

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

Argentine Tango Práctica, 7-9 p.m., Signs of Life Bookstore and Art Gallery, 722 Massachusetts St.


Tuesday, Aug. 21

Red Dog’s Dog Days Fitness Program, 6 a.m. & 6 p.m., Haskell Indian Nation University, 155 E. Indian Ave.

Lawrence Breakfast Optimist Club, 7 a.m., Brandon Woods, Smith Center, 1501 Inverness Drive.

Library Storytime (ages 3+), 10:30-11:15 a.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

Lions Club, noon-1 p.m., Conroy’s Pub, 3115 W. Sixth St.

Vinland Chapter of FCE, 1:30 p.m., Vinland Methodist Church, 1724 North 692 Road, Baldwin City.

Parkinson’s Support Group: Just Between Us, 2-3:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 2415 Clinton Parkway.

Stroke Support Group, 4 p.m., Meeting Room D-South, Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 325 Maine St.

Book Market, 4-6 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, Friends Garage, 707 Vermont St.

Lawrence Farmers’ Market, 4-6 p.m., Lawrence Public Library parking garage, 707 Vermont St.

Lawrence City Commission meeting, 5:45 p.m., City Hall, 6 E. Sixth St.

Books and Babies Storytime (birth-23 months), 6-6:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

Kaw Valley Bridge Club: Open Pairs, 6:15 p.m., 1025 N. Third St., Suite 120.

Baldwin City Council meeting, 7 p.m., Baldwin Public Library, 800 Seventh St., Baldwin City.

Huntington’s Disease Support Group, 7 p.m., Conference Room D South, Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 325 Maine St.


Wednesday, Aug. 22

1 Million Cups, 9-10 a.m., Cider Gallery, 810 Pennsylvania St.

Books and Babies Storytime (birth-23 months), 9:30-10 a.m. & 10:30-11 a.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

Kaw Valley Bridge Club: Open Pairs, 12:30 p.m., 1025 N. Third St., Suite 120.

Story Time with Singing Sarah, 3:30-4 p.m., The Toy Store, 936 Massachusetts St.

Douglas County Commission meeting, 4 p.m., Douglas County Courthouse, 1100 Massachusetts St.

Farmers Market, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Clinton Parkway Nursery, 4900 Clinton Parkway.

Toddler Storytime (ages 2+), 6-6:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

National Alliance on Mental Illness-Douglas County support group, 6-7 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vermont St.

American Legion Bingo, 6:45 p.m., American Legion Post 14, 3408 W. Sixth St.


Don’t miss Friday, Aug. 24

Senior Active Tennis Class (first class), 10:30-11:30 a.m., Jayhawk Tennis Center, 233 Rock Chalk Lane.

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