¢ David and Sarah Harper, Lawrence, announce the birth of their son, Ethan Curtis Harper, born Feb. 18, 2006, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Maternal grandparents are Gerry and Kim Collie, Lawrence. Paternal grandparents are Bob and Gigi Woodard, Lawrence, and Guy Harper and Lyn Crosby, Oakdale, Minn. Great-grandparents are Curtis and Glennyce Porter, Livermore, Calif.; Nancy Cox, Duluth, Minn.; Don and Karen Cox, Surprise, Ariz.; Joe and Pat Harper, Sturgeon Lake, Minn.; Bob and Shirley Woodard, Baldwin; and Lydia Jones, Lawrence.
¢ Adam and Jamie Gabriel, Lawrence, announce the birth of their daughter, Grace Margaret Gabriel, born Jan. 13, 2006, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. She has a brother, Matthew Gabriel, 3. Maternal grandparents are Vicki Jordan, Valley Center, and Randy and Vickie Jordan, Tulsa, Okla. Paternal grandparents are Mark and Janet Gabriel, Eudora. Great-grandparents are Elsie Moore, Lawrence; Richard Folks Sr., Bonner Springs; and Barbara Jordan, Russell.
¢ Chris and Keri Cheek announce the birth of their son, Dylan Christopher Michael, born Feb. 5, 2006, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. He has a sister, Haylee Cheek, 2. Maternal grandparents are Mike and Diane Leming. Paternal grandparents are Mike and Carol Cheek. Great-grandparents are John Arensberg, Robert and Doris Sanderson, and Margaret Cheek.
¢ Megan and Eric Pannell, Lenexa, announce the birth of a daughter, Delia Leigh Pannell, born Feb. 22, 2006, at Shawnee Mission Hospital in Merriam. She has two sisters, Ardyn, 6, and Elsa, 3, and a brother, Maddox, 18 months. Maternal grandparents are Kim Stegall and Patty Gillispe, Perry. Paternal grandparents are Riley and Vicki Pannell, Lawrence.
¢ Kari and Brian Abram, Eudora, announce the birth of a daughter, Avery Joy Abram, born Feb. 10, 2006, in Lawrence. She has two sisters, Jenna, 7, and Lauren, 4. Maternal grandparents are Mike and Debby Roberts, Shawnee. Paternal grandparents are Curtis Wright and Bonnie Abram, Lawrence, and Jim and Sharon Abram, McLouth. Great-grandparents are Jack Cronin, Eudora, and Bea Abram, Lawrence.
¢ The Lawrence Accredited Music Teachers Assn. will present a student piano and violin recital at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. It is open to the public.
Performing in the recital will be Will Laufer, Siel Snowden, Sydney Combs, Leslie Douglas, Ting Ting Shi, Brian Chang, Mariam Ali, Caroline Dong, Karen McCain, Angelica Wade, Alita Joseph, Danni Wang, Mei Butler, Hannah Lusk, Bill Butler, Ruilong Hu and Boning Zhang.
The students represent the studios of Eleanor Allen, Elaine de San Miguel, Jean Drumm and Sue Kwak.
¢ Sigma Alpha Iota music sorority had junior high auditions for musicians Feb. 25 at Murphy Hall. Winning performers played for The Lilias Schmidt Honors Recital on Feb. 26 at Plymouth Congregational Church. Winning participants were Jenny Loewen, violin; Lydia Belcher, trombone; and Margaret Bireta, Paul Eltschinger, Dravid Joseph, Betty Zhang, Brittany Venzen, Mica Mendez, JoAnn Doll and Jesse Dowell, piano.