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Archive for Sunday, August 12, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

August 12, 2007

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12 Today

Tour of historic Lecompton, part of Civil War on the Western Frontier events, 1:30 p.m., Territorial Capital Museum, 640 E. Woodson, Lecompton, free, (785) 887-6285.

Musical: "The Ballad of Black Jack," part of Civil War on the Western Frontier events, 2:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., $7-$35, 843-2787.

Lecture: "Fighting beside my Brother," part of Civil War on the Western Frontier events, 3:30 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., free, 841-4109.

13 MONDAY

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

"Let's Build a Mud Fort," day one, part of Civil War on the Western Frontier events, 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Lawrence Visitor Center, 402 N. Second St., register at 832-7930.

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

KU Traditions Night, 8 p.m., Memorial Stadium, KU campus, 864-4250.

14 TUESDAY

"Let's Build a Mud Fort," day two, part of Civil War on the Western Frontier events, 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Constant Park, Fifth and Tennessee streets, register at 832-7930.

Lunch Pail Lecture: "Restoring Constitution Hall - Topeka," part of Civil War on the Western Frontier events, bring your own lunch, noon-1 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., free, 841-4109.

Lawrence Interfaith Initiative, 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

Lecture: "On Slavery's Borders: Slaves and Slave Holders in Antebellum Missouri," part of Civil War on the Western Frontier events, 2 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., free, 841-4109.

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

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

Public Transit Advisory Committee meeting, 4:10 p.m., Lawrence Transit System Office, 933 N.H., 832-3465.

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

KU Beach 'N Boulevard, 7 p.m., Wescoe Beach, KU campus, 864-7469.

Lecture: "Abe and Mary: A Family Album," part of Civil War on the Western Frontier events, 7 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., free, 841-4109.

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.

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

15 WEDNESDAY

Lawrence Memorial Hospital board meeting, 9 a.m., LMH auditorium, 325 Maine.

Lunch Pail Lecture: "Opothleyahola," part of Civil War on the Western Frontier events, noon, Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., free, 841-4109.

KU Honors Program convocation, 3 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4225.

Lawrence Farmers Market, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., 925 Iowa.

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

Lecture: "They Deserved a Better Fate," part of Civil War on the Western Frontier events, 7 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., free, 841-4109.

KU convocation, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 864-4250.

16 THURSDAY

Kansas University: first day of classes.

Lawrence Chamber of Commerce U.S. Legislator Series, with U.S. Rep. Nancy Boyda, 8:30 a.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., free, but registration required, 865-4420 or bbooth@lawrencechamber.com.

Lunch Pail Lecture: "Lecompton, Kansas," part of Civil War on the Western Frontier events, noon-1 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., free, 841-4109.

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