Archive for Thursday, April 26, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

April 26, 2007

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Opening night: "Showtime," 7:30 p.m., Lawrence High School, 1901 La.

"Estate and Legal Matters," by Cheryl Trenholm, Barber Emerson, geared toward the widowed and caregivers, 10 a.m.-noon, Community Health Building, second-floor conference room, 200 Maine, free.

Lecture: "Neighbors, Workers, Women: Gender and Social Change in Boston's Settlement Houses," by Cynthia Miller, Emerson College, noon, Hall Center's conference room, 864-4798.

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.

Relay for Life team captain meeting, 5:30 p.m., Lawrence Memorial Hospital auditorium, 325 Maine, 749-2985.

Lecture: "Between Image and Text, the Art of Xu Bing," 7 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art auditorium, 864-4713.

Forrest Pierce, composition, 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 946 Vt., 864-9742.

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

27 Friday

"Truth-Healing-Reconciliation in Indian Child Welfare," by Sandra Hawk White, director of First Nations Orphan Association, 10 a.m., Kansas Union's Alderson Auditorium, 864-2291.

City of Lawrence seminar and luncheon for landlords, owners and property managers, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Lawrence Holidome, 200 McDonald Drive, free, call 832-3310 to register.

51st Snyder Book Collecting Contest, 3 p.m., Oread Books, Kansas Union, 864-4431.

"Corruption in a Globalized Economy - The Role of Civil Society Organizations to Improve Governance," by Peter Eigen, founder and chairman of the Advisory Council of Transparency International, 5 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art auditorium, free, 864-7369.

Film: "Depuis qu'Otar est parti," part of the "Women around the World" film series, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

"Unlocking the Secret of Happiness," by Mingyur Rinpoche, 7 p.m., Kansas Union's Alderson Auditorium, 864-1457.

Opening night: "Guys and Dolls," 7:30 p.m., KU's Crafton-Preyer Theatre in Murphy Hall, 864-3982.

Opening night: University Dance Company, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, KU's West Campus, $10/$7, 864-2787.

"Showtime," 7:30 p.m., Lawrence High School, 1901 La.

Student Chamber Ensemble: University Singers and Ad Astra, 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 2415 Clinton Parkway, 864-3436.

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

28 Saturday

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

Life Support Rally & Festival, with walking and cycling events and rubber chicken chuckin' championship, benefit for Headquarters Counseling Center, 7:30 a.m.-noon, Sunflower School, 2511 Inverness Drive, www.lifesupportrally.org.

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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