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Archive for Sunday, April 1, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

April 1, 2007

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1 Today

Appropriate Technology Center and Collective informational meeting and reunion, 3 p.m., with 6 p.m. potluck supper, South Park Recreation Center, 1141 Mass., 842-4418.

2 Monday

Douglas County Commission meeting, 8:30 a.m., county courthouse, 1100 Mass.

Lecture: "A Colony of Children: Cultural Theory for the Modern Nation," by Ann Rowland, 3:30 p.m., Hall Center for the Humanities' seminar room.

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

3 Tuesday

Lawrence City Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

Lecture: "The Creation/Evolution Debate in the Muslim World," 7 p.m., Kansas Union's Alderson Auditorium, KU campus.

Civil Air Patrol informational meeting, 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Kansas National Guard Armory, 200 Iowa, 841-0752.

"Joy of Singing," 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, KU's West Campus, 864-2787.

Concert: Dan Gailey, saxophone, Wayne Hawkins, piano, Rod Fleeman, guitar, Jeff Harshbarger, bass, and Todd Strait, drums, 7:30 p.m., Murphy Hall's Robert Baustian Theatre.

4 Wednesday

"Politics of Disaster" study group: "Hurricane Katrina," with Mike "Brownie" Brown, former FEMA director, 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's West Campus, 864-4900.

Public meeting on Burroughs Creek Trail, 6:30 p.m., Lawrence Union Pacific Depot, 402 N. Second Street.

Douglas County Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., county courthouse, 1100 Mass.

Program: "Reach Out and Touch Your Mac," 7 p.m., Signs of Life, 722 Mass., www.laugks.org.

Language Fair, Fashion Show and Coffee & Culture, 7 p.m., Kansas Union.

Opening night: "Keely and Du," 7:30 p.m., KU's Inge Theatre, 864-3982.

5 Thursday

Study Group: "You Be the Governor: Policy vs. Politics," with Dole Fellow Bob Holden, former Missouri governor, 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's West Campus, 864-4900.

Gaming tourneys for sixth- through 12th-graders, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833 ext. 121.

Chicks with Sticks, knitting for sixth- through 12th-graders, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833 ext. 121.

Lawrence Board of Zoning Appeals, 6:30 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

Jazz Ensemble I, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, KU's West Campus, 864-2787.

"Keely and Du," 7:30 p.m., KU's Inge Theatre, 864-3982.

Opening night: "Antigone," by the English Alternative Theatre, 8 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787.

6 Friday

Film: "Very Annie Mary," part of the "Women around the World" film series, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

Opening night: "The Land We Inhabit: South Pays Tribute," by South Junior High School students, 7 p.m., 2734 La., 832-5450.

"Keely and Du," 7:30 p.m., KU's Inge Theatre, 864-3982.

"Antigone," by the English Alternative Theatre, 8 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787.

7 Saturday

Douglas County AIDS Project Walk, one mile and 5K walk/run, registration 7 a.m.-8 a.m., starting at Maceli's, 1031 N.H., www.douglascountyaidsproject.org.

"The Land We Inhabit: South Pays Tribute," by South Junior High School students, 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., 2734 La., 832-5450.

Bookworms Unite, for 8- to 12-year-olds, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's gallery room, 707 Vt., registration requested, 843-3833 ext. 117.

"Keely and Du," 5 p.m., KU's Inge Theatre, 864-3982.

"Antigone," by the English Alternative Theatre, 8 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787.

8 Sunday

"Keely and Du," 2:30 p.m., KU's Inge Theatre, 864-3982.

"Antigone," by the English Alternative Theatre, 2:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787.

9 Monday

Douglas County Commission meeting, 8:30 a.m., county courthouse, 1100 Mass.

Lawrence school board meeting, 7 p.m., district headquarters, 110 McDonald Drive.

David Fedele, flute, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall in KU's Murphy Hall, 864-3421.

Eudora City Council meeting, 7:30 p.m., Eudora City Hall, 4 E. Seventh St.

Also this week ...

Immunization clinic by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, flu shots available, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-8 p.m. Mondays, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-7 p.m. Thursdays, and 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Fridays, 200 Maine, 843-0721.

Storytime in English and Spanish, 4:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Fridays, Lawrence Public Library's children's room, 707 Vt.

Books & Babies Storytime, for 8- to 23-month-olds with parent, 9:30 a.m., 10 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. Wednesday and 7 p.m. Thursday, Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

Storytime for all ages, 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Tuesday and Friday, and 3:30 p.m.-3:50 p.m. Sunday (except April 8), Lawrence Public Library's Children's Room, 707 Vt.

Thursday Evening Storytime, for all ages, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's Children's Room, 707 Vt.

Toddler storytime for 2-year-olds and adult, preregistration requested, 9:30 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and Friday, (except April 13), Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County informational meeting, 5:15 p.m. Tuesday and noon Wednesday, 1525 W. Sixth St., Suite A, 843-7359.

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