Archive for Thursday, February 8, 2007

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February 8, 2007

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8 Today

"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.

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.

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

Nineteenth annual Chocolate Auction, by the Baldwin Community Arts Council, 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Baldwin High School commons, $1 admission, Baldwin City.

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.

North Lawrence Improvement Association meeting, with speaker from Lawrence police department, 7 p.m., IOOF Hall, Sixth and Lincoln streets, 842-7232.

Lawrence school board meeting, 7 p.m., district headquarters, 110 McDonald Drive.

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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