Archive for Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

January 24, 2007



University Forum: "Where Will All the Teachers Come From, and Will They Come to Lawrence?" by Mary Rodriguez, human resources director for the Lawrence school district, noon-1 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave., $5.50 or $3 for students, 843-4933.

Health screenings for people 60 and older by Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Babcock Place, 1700 Mass.

Lecture: "Urban Geography Research in Tanzania: Notes from the Field," by Sarah Smiley, 11:30 a.m., Kansas Union's Alcove G, free, 864-3745.

Wednesdays @ Liberty Hall: Theater production, "Bang, Bang, You're Dead," for junior high students, 3 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

Safari Club, for 7- to 12-year-olds, 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., registration requested, 843-3833, ext. 117.

Canceled: Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission meeting.

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

Humanities and Western civilization lecture, by Nicolas Shump, 7:30 p.m., Kansas Union's Big 12 Room, free, 864-3011.

25 Thursday

Lecture: Japanese Sencha Tea Ceremony, by Patricia Graham, 4 p.m.-5 p.m., Kansas Union's Alderson Auditorium, 864-1457.

"Hello, Dolly!" 7:30 p.m., Lawrence High School, 1901 La., $6.

26 Friday

"Wellness Works: Treat Yourself Well," 9 a.m.-11 a.m., continues from Jan. 19 session, Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 325 Maine, $20, 749-5800.

Andean and Amazonian Worlds seminar, by John Simmons, Natural History Museum, 3:30 p.m., Hall Center's conference hall, 864-4798.

"Hello, Dolly!" 7:30 p.m., Lawrence High School, 1901 La., $6.

27 Saturday

"10,000 Steps a Day," wellness program, 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 325 Maine, $10, includes pedometer, 749-5800.

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.

Bookworms Unite, for 8- to 12-year-olds, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's gallery, 707 Vt.

"Hello, Dolly!" 7:30 p.m., Lawrence High School, 1901 La., $6.

28 Sunday

Family storytime, 3:30 p.m.-3:50 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's children's room, 707 Vt.

29 Monday

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

Lecture: "Eastern Orthodox and Protestant Roots of the Russian Concept of Self: Kant, Nietzsche, Soloyov and Berdyaev," by Edith Clowes, 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m., Hall Center for the Humanities seminar room, 864-4798.

Lecture: "Ethnic Diversity in France," by Alec Hargreaves, of Florida State University, 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Kansas Union's Malott Room, 864-9060.

Lecture by Karin Borke, intellectual property lawyer, part of the Hallmark Design Symposium, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Wescoe Hall Room 3140, 864-9742.

Kansas Reads "The Learning Tree": Talk by David Parks, son of Gordon Parks, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

30 Tuesday

Lecture: "A Conversation with Balkans Expert Ales Debeljak," noon-1 p.m., Bailey Hall Room 318, 864-2349.

Lecture: "The Cultural Grounding of Psyche: Implications for Development in African Settings," by Joseph Adonu, 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m., Bailey Hall Room 109, 864-3745.

Lecture: "Representing the Balkans: Varieties of ex-Yugoslav pop cultures," by Ales Debeljak, 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Hall Center for Humanities conference room, 864-2349.

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

Civil Air Patrol informational meeting, 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Kansas National Guard Armory, 200 Iowa, 841-0752.


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