Archive for Tuesday, February 13, 2007

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February 13, 2007

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13 Today

"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.

14 wednesday

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.

15 Thursday

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.

16 Friday

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.

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