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Archive for Thursday, April 19, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

April 19, 2007

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19 Today

Study Group: "You Be the Governor: Policy vs. Politics," with Gov. Kathleen Sebelius; and former governors Bob Holden, Missouri, a Dole Fellow; Ron Musgrove, Mississippi; and Bob Wise, West Virginia. 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's West Campus, 864-4900.

"Eating for One," by Hilary Kass, of the Community Mercantile, geared toward the widowed and caregivers, 10 a.m.-noon, Community Health Building, second-floor conference room, 200 Maine, free.

Lawrence Technology Association luncheon, with speaker Stacy Walters, of Heartland Works Inc., 11:45 a.m., Scarlet Orchid, 2223 La., $10 LTA members, $12 nonmembers, 832-2824.

Downtown Farmers Market, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., 1020 Vt.

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 Public Library book sale, $5 bag day, 5 p.m.-8 p.m., 707 Vt.

Historic Resources Commission meeting, 7 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

Elton John and Tim Rice's "Aida," 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, KU's West Campus, 864-2787.

"On Golden Pond," 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.

Concert: Jazz vocalist Kathy Kosins, 7:30 p.m., Baker University's Rice Auditorium, Baldwin City, $20/$15, (785) 594-8421

20 Friday

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

Concert: Student Chamber Ensemble, Oread Singers, 3:30 p.m., Strong Hall, free, 864-3436.

Lecture: George Gorse, 4 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., free, 864-2146.

Emerson String Quartet, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, KU's West Campus, 864-2787.

"On Golden Pond," 8 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.

21 Saturday

Downtown Farmers Market, 7 a.m.-11 a.m., 824 N.H.

Leo Center Free Throw Challenge, shoot 25 free throws and meet Jayhawks, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Lawrence Community Building, 111 W. 11th St., all ages, 841-7297.

Oread Neighborhood Association general meeting, 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.

Lawrence Skate Jams for youths, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Centennial Park, skating, mural painting, music.

Lawrence Public Library book sale, giveaway day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 707 Vt.

White glove tour of the Dole archives, 10:30 a.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's West Campus, 864-1420.

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.

David Gonzalez in "The Frog Bride," 4 p.m., Lied Center, KU's West Campus, 864-2787.

Concert: Visiting artists Mark Ostoich, oboe, and William Ludwig, bassoon, 7:30 p.m., Murphy Hall's Swarthout Recital Hall, free, 864-3436.

"On Golden Pond," 8 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.

22 Sunday

Lawrence Public Library book sale, giveaway day, 2 p.m.-6 p.m., 707 Vt.

"On Golden Pond," 2:30 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.

Concert: Double Reed Festival member recital, 3 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, free, 864-3436.

Lawrence Chamber Orchestra's Spring Finale, 3 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 843-2787.

KU Collegium Musicum, 7 p.m., St. Lawrence Catholic Center, 1631 Crescent Road, free, 864-9716.

Dole Leadership Prize presentation, former Sen. Howard Baker, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, free, but tickets required, 864-2787.

23 Monday

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

Lecture by Julia Danahey, movie and television producer, 6 p.m., 3140 Wescoe Hall, KU campus, 864-3421.

Week of the Young Child reading event, 6:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., 843-3833 ext. 117.

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

KU tuba/euphonium consort and KU Trombone Choir, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall in KU's Murphy Hall, 864-3421.

Southwest Junior High School Band feeder concert, 7:30 p.m., 2511 Inverness Drive.

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

Grant Goodman Distinguished Lecture in Japanese Studies, "The Good Japanese: Disciplining Democracy" by Harry Harootunian, 7:30 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's West Campus, 864-1457.

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.

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, 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, 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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