Archive for Monday, February 12, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

February 12, 2007


12 Today

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

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.

Film: "Flock of Dodos," 7:30 p.m., Kansas Union's Woodruff Auditorium, $2, 864-4450.

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

13 Tuesday

Interfaith Initiative, 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m., Peace Mennonite Church, 1204 Oread Ave.

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

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

"The Learning Tree" book discussion, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

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.

Film: "The Gleaners," with commentary by Caroline Jewers, associate professor of French and Italian, 7 p.m., 3140 Wescoe Hall, KU campus, free, 864-3832.

"Blog to the Chief: The Impact of Political Blogs on the 2008 Election," 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.

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

14 wednesday

Go Red for Women luncheon, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Lawrence Holidome, $50, (913) 652-1910 or

University Forum: "Embattled Eros: Sex in the 21st Century," by Dennis Dailey, professor emeritus of social welfare, noon, Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave., $3 students, $5.50 others, 843-4933.

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.

"Songs for Sweethearts," a 30th anniversary celebration for Lawrence Community Theatre, 6:30 p.m., dinner, cabaret entertainment, auction, Maceli's, 1031 N.H., advance tickets required, 843-7469.

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


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