Archive for Thursday, August 23, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

August 23, 2007


23 Today

Gallery conversation, "Haitian Art and Culture," 12:15 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4710.

Lawrence City Commission meeting, 9 a.m. City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

Lawrence Technology Association luncheon, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Plum Tree, 2620 Iowa, $10-$12, register at 832-2824 or e-mail

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

24 Friday

Town and Gown Forum, "The Spirit of Haiti: Art, Life and Culture," panel discussion. 10 a.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4710.

Latin American Seminar, "The Mesoamerican Corridor in Mexico: Mainstreaming and Participatory Biodiversity 'Management,' " Jorge Soberon, 3:30 p.m., Seminar Room, Hall Center for the Humanities, 900 Sunnyside Ave., 864-4798.

"HERstory Made the Difference, 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787.

25 Saturday

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

Motorcycle rally and raffle, sponsored by Veterans of Foreign Wars No. 852, 11 a.m., 138 Ala. $15 a person, $1 a raffle ticket, registration begins at 10 a.m., 766-0459.

Spencer Lott's Squiggle Puppet Productions, 10:30 a.m., Oread Books, Kansas Union, free, 864-4431.

Burcham Park Music for the Masses Festival, noon, Burcham Park, Second and Indiana streets,

26 Sunday

State Fiddling & Picking Championships, noon-5:30 p.m., South Park, 12th and Massachusetts streets, 841-7817.

27 Monday

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

Book reading and signing: Laura Moriarty, author of "The Rest of Her Life," 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

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

Board of Commissioners, Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority, 5:30 p.m., first floor conference room at Clinton Place, 2125 Clinton Parkway.

28 Tuesday

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

Headquarters Counseling Center volunteer informational meeting, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Central National Bank, 3140 Nieder Road,


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