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Archive for Thursday, February 15, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

February 15, 2007

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15 Today

Lawrence City Commission candidate debate, 6:30 p.m., Lawrence High School, 19th and Louisiana streets.

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.

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

Lawrence Habitat for Humanity dedication celebration, 9 a.m., 159 N. Comfort Court.

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.

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.

"A Concert for Youth of All Ages," by the 940 Dance Company, 2 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., $8.50 for adults, $6.50 for seniors and students, 843-2787.

18 Sunday

Seventh annual MusicFest, sacred music celebration in support of Habitat for Humanity, 7 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt., free.

19 Monday

CLOSED: Lawrence city offices

Douglas County Commission meeting, 8:30 a.m., county courthouse, 1100 Mass.

Photoshop tips, by Tim Forcade, part of the Lawrence Art Guild meeting, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library gallery, 707 Vt., open to the public.

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

Lecompton City Council meeting, 7 p.m., Lecompton City Hall, 327 Elmore St.

20 Tuesday

"Love in Any Language," presentation by Susan Buehler, associate professor of music at Baker University, 11 a.m., McKibbin Recital Hall in the Owens Musical Arts Building, Baldwin City.

DuPont retirees luncheon, 11:30 a.m., King's Buffet, 1601 W. 23rd St.

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

Musical tribute to Gordon Parks, by folk musician Lemuel Sheppard, 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.

21 Wednesday

Lawrence Memorial Hospital board meeting, 9 a.m., LMH auditorium, 325 Maine.

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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