"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.
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.
Kanwaka Township Board meeting, 7:30 p.m., Kanwaka Township Hall, off U.S. Highway 40.
Go Red for Women luncheon, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Lawrence Holidome, $50, (913) 652-1910 or www.goredforwomen.org.
"Coming Home" KU Architecture Alumni Lecture by Michael Lischer, director of London-based Sports Concepts and Thompson Nelson, principal, BNIM Architects, Kansas City, Mo., 11:30 a.m., Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union.
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.
Wednesdays@Liberty Hall: "Be Your Own Valentine - Find Your Love Style," 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.
"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.
Lecture: "Confucian Philosophy and Social Welfare: Ideals and Controversies," by Don Jun Yi, professor emeritus of Sung Kyung Kwan University, 10 a.m., Hall Center for the Humanities' conference room, 864-1457.
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.
City Commission candidate debate, 6:30 p.m., Lawrence High School, 1901 La.
Historic Resources Commission meeting, 7 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.
Film: "Lamerica," with commentary by Diane Fourny, associate professor of French and Italian, 7 p.m. 3139 Wescoe Hall, free, 864-3832.
Maslenitsa (Pancake Festival), Balkan food and dancing, 4 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave., 864-4237.
KU Wind Ensemble concert, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, KU's West Campus, $7 for adults, $5 for students and seniors, 864-2787.