Archive for Tuesday, February 6, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

February 6, 2007

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6 Today

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute open house, 4:30 p.m.- 6 p.m., KU Continuing Education, 1515 St. Andrews Drive, 864-5823.

Brown bag discussion: "Formula for Failure: Russian Planning for War, 1914," Bruce Menning, noon, Room 318, Bailey Hall, KU campus, 864-4236.

PlaceMakers neighborhood planning discussion, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

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

Lecture by Esera Tuaolo, on being homosexual in the NFL, 7 p.m., Kansas Union's ballroom, 864-SHOW.

Film: "1-800-INDIA," with provost Richard Lariviere and associate professor Sanjay Mishra, 7 p.m., Room 3140, Wescoe Hall, KU campus, 864-3832.

Civil Air Patrol informational meeting, 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Kansas National Guard Armory, 200 Iowa, 841-0752.

KU Opera: "Tales of Hoffmann," 7:30 p.m., Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive, KU campus, 864-3982.

Pinkskull Poetry, 10 p.m., Limerance, 1520 Wakarusa Drive, 842-5805.

7 wednesday

University Forum: "2007 City Commissioners Race," by Burdett Loomis, noon, Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave., 843-4933.

Program: Senior mental health services in Douglas County, by Ruth Shadel, of the Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center, 2 p.m.; social hour for the Kaw Valley chapter of the Older Women's League starts at 1:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

Wednesdays @ Liberty Hall: Video games for junior high students, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Mass.

Safari Club, for 7- to 12-year-olds, 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's auditorium, 707 Vt., registration requested, 843-3833, ext. 117.

Program: "Cutting the Wires: Wireless on the Mac," by the Lawrence Apple Users' Group 2.0, 7 p.m., Signs of Life community room, 722 Mass.

Health Care for All meeting, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Room D, 325 Maine.

Fresh Ink, spoken word and music, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-3320.

8 Thursday

Lawrence Meals on Wheels: Annual meeting, 4 p.m., Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Room A, public welcome.

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.

KU Chancellor's Lecture: "The Economic Integration of Asia: How Will it Affect American Influence in Asia?" Takao Shibata, 4 p.m., Hall Center for the Humanities, 900 Sunnyside Ave., KU campus, 864-4798.

NAACP Lawrence Branch meeting, 6:30 p.m., gallery room at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

Film screening: "Rabbit Proof Fence," 7 p.m., Solidarity! Revolutionary Center & Radical Library, KU campus.

"The 2008 Campaign and a Special Tribute to President Ford," with presidential historian Richard Norton Smith, part of the Dole Institute's Presidential Lecture Series, 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's West Campus, 864-4900.

Free State High School Orchestra, with six soloists to perform, 7:30 p.m., Auditorium, Free State High School, 4700 Overland Drive, 832-6050.

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