Archive for Saturday, April 7, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

April 7, 2007


7 Today

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.,

Lawrence Parks and Recreation wood chip sale, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., 1420 E. 11th St., $5 per pickup load.

Project Scio carnival, a fundraiser to support projects in developing countries, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 E. 15th St.

Underwater Eggstravaganza, starting with craft at noon, for ages 2-12, Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive, $3-$4, pre-registration required, 832-7946.

Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza, for ages 3-12, 1 p.m.-2 p.m. for last names starting with A-M and 2 p.m.-3 p.m. for N-Z, South Park, 1200 Mass., free, 832-7940.

"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.

9 Monday

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

Bert Nash 21st annual Pioneer Celebration, with remarks by U.S. Rep. Nancy Boyda, 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Maceli's, 1031 N.H., 830-1795.

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

North Lawrence Improvement Association meeting, 7 p.m., International Order of Odd Fellows Hall, Sixth and Lincoln streets, ICL speaker, 842-7232.

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.

10 Tuesday

Interfaith Initiative, 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 946 Vt.

Coalition on Homeless Concerns, 3 p.m.-5 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

Public Advisory Transit Committee, 4:10 p.m., Lawrence Transit System Office, 933 N.H.

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

Brook Creek Neighborhood meeting, 7 p.m., East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 E. 15th St.

"Stand for Something: The Battle for America's Soul," by author and former Congressman John Kasich, 7 p.m., Lied Center.

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

Wakarusa Township Board meeting, 7 p.m., 300 W. 31st St.

Dean Sommerville, tuba, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, KU's Murphy Hall, 864-3421.

Lecture: "Culture and History Matter: Russia's Search for Identity after the Fall," by Maria Carlson, 7:30 p.m., Kansas Union's Woodruff Auditorium, 864-4798.

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

Kanwaka Township Board meeting, 7:30 p.m., Kanwaka Township Hall, off U.S. Highway 40.

11 Wednesday

University Forum: "Diversity and Political Stability: Understanding the History Behind Nation Building in the Middle East," by Elif Andac, assistant professor of sociology, noon, Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave., $3-$5.50 optional lunch, 843-4933.


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