September 14, 2008

Live and Learn

Columbia Public Library: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. 100 W. Broadway. 443-3161 - This year's One Readbook is "The Whistling Season" by Ivan Doig. For more information and a listing of all One Read events, visit Nice Work If You CanGet It: Comic Artists in the Digital Age, 2 p.m. today. In conjunction with the exhibit "Alley Oop: 75 Years of the Comic World of V.T. Hamlin" at the University of Missouri, a panel will be hosted of up-and-coming cartoonists,including Ted May, Sacha Mardou, Matt Kindt and Jeff Zwirek, who will share their experiences as cartoonists in this digital world. Kristin Schwain, associate professor of art history at the University of Missouri, will moderatethe panel. The artists will have works for sale. For more information about the exhibit, visit Online jobapplication assistance, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. - Drop-in Internet andcomputer help, noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. - Parent Workshop:Children and Internet Safety, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Please register. - Basic Mac Skills,6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Register. - Self-guided computertutorials, 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday. Please register. - Constitution DayPanel Discussion, 7 p.m. Wednesday. The anniversary of the signing of the Constitution of the United States in 1787. A panel of experts will discuss the Bill of Rights and address freedom of speech issues. Panelists will include: JimRobertson, managing editor of the Columbia Daily Tribune; Christina Wells, professor of law at the University of Missouri specializing in constitutional issues; and Craig Van Matre, local attorney. Cosponsored by the League of WomenVoters of Columbia-Boone County. - The Online Library, 7to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Register. - Home Buying 101, 9a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. $10. Space is limited. Register. - Beginning Genealogy,10 a.m. to noon Saturday with Genealogist Tim Dollens. Space is limited. Register.

Callaway County Public Library: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 710 Court St. in Fulton. (573)642-7261 or - Self-guided computertutorials, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. Register.

Daniel Boone Regional Library bookmobile will be at the following locations: - 1:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Holts Summit Plaza. - 1:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Security Bank parking lot in Auxvasse. - 1:30 to 6 p.m. Friday at North County Shopping Center in Columbia.

Columbia Senior Center seminar, "Let's Look At Another View of Alzheimer's": 10 a.m. Friday, 1121 Business Loop 70 E. with Bob Doliver, counseling psychologist, retired from the University of Missouri. 445-2494.

Missouri Veterans Commission: Assistance on benefits for veterans, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Resource Center, 1500 Vandiver Drive, Suite 107. 882-5135. Call ahead.

Older American Klub and Columbia Parks and Recreation Department: For those 50 and older at Stephens Lake Activity Center, 2311 E. Walnut St., unless noted. 874-7475. - Painting and watercolors, 9 a.m. to noon Mondays. $3. - Crafts, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays. - Bingo, 1 p.m. Tuesdays. - Pool, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. - OAK Jammers, 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays. - Afternoon Tea Dance, 1 to 3 p.m. fourth Wednesday, open to the public, snacks welcome. - Choir, 10 to 11 a.m. first and third Tuesdays. - Bell choir, 2:30 p.m. Mondays. - Rhythm band, 2 to 3 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays. - Ukulele band, 2 p.m. second, third and fourth Fridays. - Scrabble, 10 a.m. Tuesdays. - Dominoes, 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays. - Wii bowling, 1 p.m. Thursdays. - Ceramics, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at Paquin Tower, 1201 Paquin St.,Suite 102. Call 874-7473.

Columbia Surgical Associates: Breast Cancer Support Group, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. "Hormones, Nutrition and Cancer: An Alternative View", withspeaker Dr. William Trumbower of Women's Health Associates. 1605 E. Broadway, Plaza 2, Suite 110.

Columbia Parks and Recreation: fitness classes at Stephens LakeActivity Center. All ages are welcome. Drop-in class for $5 or 12-session punch card for $36. 2311 E. Walnut St. 874-7475 or visit - Circuit workout,anytime 7 to 8:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. - Salsaerobics, 9 to 10a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. No partners necessary. - Aerobic kickboxing,5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays and 10 to 11 a.m. Saturdays.

The Columbia Audubon Society meets third Wednesday of each month. September through April, meetings are 7:30 p.m. at Unitarian UniversalistChurch, 2615 Shepard Blvd. Call 474-4510 or visit

Heart of Missouri Sweet Adelines rehearsals: 6:30 p.m. Thursdays in the meeting room behind the Copper Kettle Restaurant, 508 E. Liberty Lane inAshland. (573) 796-4628 or

Birth mom support group: 5 p.m. first Sunday of each month at Center for Women's Ministry, 1900 N. Providence Road, Suite 210. For women who haveplaced children for adoption. Contact Kitty Spencer at 424-5323 or [email protected]

Spanish classes: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursdays at Centro Latino, 206Austin Ave., Suite G. $10. All skill levels welcome. 449-9442.

Celebrate Recovery: 6:30 p.m. Fridays at 1634 Paris Road. Christian 12-step program for hurts, habits and hang-ups. Call 443- 1408.

Columbia Toastmasters Club: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Adams Conference Center, MU College of Veterinary Medicine, South William and East Rollins streets. For details, call 442-7748 or

Downtown Columbia Toastmasters Club: noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays, First Christian Church, Tenth and Walnut streets. Enter from Walnut via the Higbeeentrance. Contact Charles Tutt, 446-7435, [email protected]

West African dance class with live drumming led by Pulguinha and the BoCoMo Drumheads, 3 to 4 p.m. Sundays. Moon Belly Dance Studio, Parkade Center,east entrance. 814-3632 or [email protected]

Friends of Rock Bridge: "Meditation in Nature: Gans Creek Wild Area" 9 to 10 a.m. next Sunday and every third Sunday of themonth. Arrive at Wagon Wheel Trailhead at 8:45 a.m. 814-3632 or [email protected]

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