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Archive for Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

February 14, 2007

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14 Today

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, 19th and 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.

17 Saturday

Safety fair, with fingerprint and dental IDs and more, 10 a.m.-noon, Lawrence Public Library's auditorium, 707 Vt., free, 843-3833 ext. 117.

White Glove Tour of the Dole Archives, 40 minutes, 10:30 a.m., Dole Institute of Politics, Kansas University's West Campus, free, 864-1420.

Nature walk at future Black Jack Battlefield and Nature Park site, 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m., starting at Robert Hall Pearson Memorial Park at East 2000 and North 175 county roads, 3 miles southeast of Baldwin City, 842-6478.

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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