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Archive for Monday, April 9, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

April 9, 2007

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9 Today

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

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.

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 Center, 1204 Oread Ave., $3-$5.50 optional lunch, 843-4933.

"Politics of Disaster" with Dole Fellow Scott Morris and guest speaker, 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's West Campus, 864-4900.

Lawrence Transit System public hearing, on policy and fare changes for fixed-route and paratransit service, 5 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

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

Free State High School pre-contest concert, 7 p.m., 4700 Overland Drive.

Talk by mystery author Susan Wittig Albert, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

Documentary screening: "Green Green Water," 7 p.m., Ottawa University Chapel, 10th and South Cedar streets, Ottawa,

www.greengreenwater.com.

Lecture: Robert F. Kennedy Jr., 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 864-7469.

Graduate Honors Recital, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, KU's Murphy Hall, 864-3421.

Student Chamber Ensemble Jazz Combos, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., free, 864-3436.

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

12 Thursday

Presentation on personal safety, by Gary Squires, of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, geared toward the widowed and caregivers, 10 a.m.-noon, Community Health Building, second-floor conference room, 200 Maine, free.

Lawrence High School Focus Film Festival, public screenings of student work, 3:30 p.m., Lawrence High School, Room 125, 1901 La., free.

Reading and book signing for "White Night," by Jim Butcher, author of the "The Dresden Files" series, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., Oread Books, Kansas Union, 864-4431.

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.

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. Sundays, 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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