Archive for Sunday, April 29, 2001

First weekend in May packed with activity

April 29, 2001


In addition to the Art Tougeau parade and Art in the Park, several events are planned next weekend in Lawrence:

Thursday-Friday: University Dance Company Spring Concert, 8 p.m., Lied Center. Tickets: $7 for general public, $5 for students.

Friday: Last Chance Dance, music by Karl Ramberg and friends, 8 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 900 W. Ninth St. Tickets: $5 a person.

Friday: Centennial School Fun Festival, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Centennial School, 2145 La. Tickets: 25 cents.

Saturday: Kids Fishing Derby, for anglers 13 and younger, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Mary's Lake, 31st Street and Haskell Avenue. Bring poles and bait. Fee: $3 a person.

Saturday: Annual Free Dessert Concert, featuring CottonWood Winds, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Jewish Community Center, Ninth Street and Highland Drive. Free.

Saturday: Miranda Film Festival, featuring "Boys Don't Cry," 3 p.m.; "Sex Monster," 5:15 p.m.; "Chutney Popcorn," 7 p.m.; "Watermelon Woman," 9 p.m.; and "Shades of Gray," by Lawrence filmmaker Tim DePaepe, 10:30 p.m.; 3139 Wescoe Hall, Kansas University. Cost: Donation to the "Bring Miranda Home" campaign.

Saturday: Singer-songwriter Erica Wheeler, 7:30 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave. Tickets: $10 for general public and $7 for students.

Saturday: Lawrence Community Nursery School's Red School Rockin' Jamboree, 4 p.m.-8 p.m., at the school, Seventh and Alabama streets. Tickets: $4 for adults, $3 for children ages 3-12.

Saturday and May 6: 38th Annual Antique Auto Swap Meet, 6:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 7 a.m.-2 p.m. May 6, Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 21st and Harper streets. Free.

Saturday: "Three Minutes or Less" variety show, 10 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H. Tickets: $3 a person.

May 6: Come 'N Get It Canine Frisbee Disc Throwing Contest, 2 p.m., South Park, 1141 Mass. Free.

May 6: "Secular and Sacred" concert, featuring Kansas University's Combined Choirs and KU Symphony Orchestra, 2:30 p.m., Lied Center. Tickets: $7 for general admission and $5 for students and senior citizens.

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