Lawrence and area events for Wednesday, Sept. 12

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Today, Sept. 11

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, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

Message in the Margins Book Club, lunch time, Free State High School, 4700 Overland Drive.

KU Natural History Museum Event: Collections Up Close, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., KU Memorial Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd.

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

Coalition for Homeless Concerns, 3:30-5 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont 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 work session, 5:45 p.m., Lawrence City Hall, 6 E. Sixth St.

Books & Babies Storytime, 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.

Grassland Heritage Foundation: Garden Maintenance, 6:30 p.m., Oak Hill Cemetery, 1605 Oak Hill Ave.

Journalism and Politics Lecture: The Kansas Midterms, 7 p.m., Dole Institute, 2350 Petefish Drive.

Kaw Valley Herbs Study Group Gathering, 7-9 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation Building, 1263 North 1100 Road.


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Wednesday, Sept. 12

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

Books & Babies Storytime, 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.

Teen Zone Expanded: Glow in the Dark Party, 2-5 p.m., Readers’ Theater, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

Health Marketplace Navigator, 3-4:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library Health Spot, 707 Vermont St.

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.

Political Campaigns, Top to Bottom: Data, Door Knocking and the 2018 Midterms, 4 p.m., Dole Institute, 2350 Petefish Drive.

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

Sustainability Advisory Board, 5:30 p.m., Public Works Conference Room, City Hall, 6 E. Sixth St.

Yoga @ Your Library, 5:45-6:45, Auditorium, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

Toddler Storytime, 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.

An Evening with Joshua Mohr, 7 p.m., Raven Bookstore, 6 E. Seventh St.

INSIGHT Art Talk: Casey Whittier, 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

Lawrence Cultural Arts Commission, 7 p.m., City Hall, 6 E. Sixth St.

Douglas County Amateur Radio Club Meeting, 7-9 p.m., Flory Meeting Hall, Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2120 Harper St.


Thursday, Sept. 13

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

Kaw Valley Bridge Club, lessons 8:30 a.m., mentor game 9:30 a.m., 1025 N. Third St., Suite 120.

Willow Drop-in, 9 a.m.-noon, Atrium Study, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

Toddler Storytime, 9:30-10 a.m. & 10:30-11 a.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

Drum Circle with Emily Bachert, 11:30 a.m.-noon, The Toy Store, 936 Massachusetts St.

Message in the Margins Book Club, lunch time, Lawrence High School, 1901 Louisiana St.

Kiwanis Club of Lawrence, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Maceli’s, 1031 New Hampshire St.

Lawrence Toastmasters, 12:05-12:55 p.m., Capitol Federal (formerly Capital City Bank), 740 New Hampshire St.

Behind the Bricks: Informal Watkins Tour, 2-2:30 p.m., Watkins Museum of History, 1047 New Hampshire St.

Scrabble, 3:30-6:30 p.m., J&S Coffee, 4821 W. Sixth St.

LEGO Club (ages 5-11), 4-5 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

Teen Zone Cafe, 4-5:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

Cottin’s Outdoor Farmers Market, 4-6:30 p.m., 1832 Massachusetts St.

Grassland Heritage Foundation Fall Native Plant Sale, 4-6:30 p.m., Cottin’s Farmers Market, 1832 Massachusetts St.

Community Development Advisory meeting, 5:30-7 p.m., City Commission Room in Lawrence City Hall, 6 E. Sixth St.

Eudora Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m., 1310 Winchester Road, Eudora.

Library Storytime, 7-7:45 p.m. Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

Action Civics, 7-8:30 p.m., Auditorium, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

Weekly Tango Lessons and Dancing, 7:30-10:30 p.m., English Room, Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd.


Friday, Sept. 14

Don’t Miss:

Cucharada: Noche de Tango, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

Other events:

Library Storytime, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

Caregiver Training: The Care You Want, 1-4 p.m., second floor, Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 200 Maine St.

Home School Book Club (ages 5-11), 2-3 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

Teen Aone Cafe, 4-5:30, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

Lawrence Brain Injury Support Group, 6:30-8 p.m., First Church of the Nazarene, 1470 North 1000 Road.

Pre-Mortgage Burning Musical Celebration, 7 p.m., Calvary COGIC, 646 Alabama St.

Story Slam: New Beginnings, 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

KU Natural History Museum Event: Fall Bug Blitz & Youth Photography Competition, 7-9 p.m. South Park, 1198 Massachusetts St.

KU School of Music: Collage Concert, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Dr.

Lied Loves Lawrence: Community Arts & Music Festival, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive.


Saturday, Sept. 15

Don’t Miss:

For Your EARS Only: Audio-Reader’s annual benefit sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m, Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2120 Harper St.

More events:

Monarch Watch: Fall Open House, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Foley Hall, KU West Campus, 2021 Constant Ave.

Multicultural Storytime: Uganda (all ages), 10:30-11 a.m. Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

Super Smash Bros Tournament, 1-3 p.m., Readers’ Theater, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

Centennial Open House for Extension in Douglas County, 1-4 p.m., K-State Research and Extension, 2110 Harper St.

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

Lied Loves Lawrence: Community Arts & Music Festival, 4 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive.

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

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