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Archive for Wednesday, February 7, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

February 7, 2007

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7 Today

University Forum: "2007 City Commissioners Race," by Burdett Loomis, noon, Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave., $3 students, $5.50 others, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

9 friday

Program: U.S.-Indo relations, by Ronen Sen, ambassador of India to the U.S., 10:30 a.m., Kansas Union's Big 12 Room, 864-3125.

William Allen White Day with Rich Clarkson, 1:30 p.m., Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union, KU campus, 864-4755.

Capitol Connections forum, talk with area legislators, sponsored by the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce, 4 p.m.-5 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

"Have a Heart: Valentine Show & Sale," 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Van Go Arts, 715 N.J.

Merita Halili and the Raif Hyseni Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, KU campus, 864-2787.

"The Sensualist," 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-ARTS.

10 Saturday

"Lily Plants a Garden," 10 a.m., Inge Theater, KU campus, 864-2700.

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.

Mozart Festival Opera in "Don Giovanni," 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 864-2787.

Lawrence Chamber Orchestra "Baroque by Candlelight," 7:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 N.H., 843-4150.

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

"The Sensualist," 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-ARTS.

11 Sunday

Lawrence Public Library's Young Adult Advisory Board, for 11- to 18-year-olds, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 121.

"The Sensualist," 2:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-ARTS.

"Lily Plants a Garden," 2:30 p.m., Inge Theater, KU campus, 864-2700.

KU Horn Ensemble concert, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, KU campus, 864-3436.

12 Monday

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

Lecture: "Ideas of Evolution at the Molecular Level," by Richard Schowen, professor emeritus of chemistry, noon, Kansas Union's Pine Room, 864-2379.

Darwin Day celebration and open house, 6 p.m., Dyche Hall's Panorama Gallery, 864-4450.

Hallmark Design Symposium Series: John Utgaard, ceramics, 6 p.m., 3140 Wescoe Hall, 864-9742.

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