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Archive for Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

January 31, 2007

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PlaceMakers neighborhood planning discussion, opening presentation to discuss the process and receive community feedback, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

University Forum: "Everymans University: Haldeman-Julius Publishing and Little Blue Books," by Mike Hoeflich, noon-1 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries Center, 1204 Oread Ave., $3-$5.50, 843-4933.

Wednesdays @ Liberty Hall: Junior high strategy game challenge, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Mass., 843-8985.

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.

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

Lecture: "Climate Change and the Human Prospect," by David Orr, 7 p.m., Kansas Union's Woodruff Auditorium, 864-3530.

Artist's Talk: KU professor Carol Ann Carter, 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787.

Hudson Highlands Trombone Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., McKibbin Recital Hall, Baker University campus.

Lecture: Mark Sterner, 8 p.m., Kansas Union's ballroom, 864-SHOW.

1 Thursday

Lecture: "Globalization, Social Inequalities and Women's Activism: The Case of Post-Pinochet Chile," KU graduate student Eve Clark, noon, Room 318, Bailey Hall, 864-4213.

Gallery Conversations: "Made In China: Observations & Understanding," professors Pok-Chi Lau and May Treit, 12:15 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4710.

Lecture: "Overcoming Stereotypes and Legacies of Crisis," land reform and politics in Zanzibar, Garth Myers, 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m., Kansas Union's Pine Room, 864-3745.

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.

Lecture: "Science and Technology in Addressing Critical Issues Facing the Nation," William Colglazier, 4:30 p.m., 2 Spahr Classroom, Eaton Hall, 864-1828.

"Meet the Dole Fellows" reception, introducing Fellows Scott Morris and former Missouri Gov. Bob Holden, 5 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's West Campus, 864-4900.

Lawrence Board of Zoning Appeals, 6:30 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

Lecture: "Human Sexuality in Everyday Life," Dennis Dailey, 6:30 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave., 843-4933.

Public Zen Talk with Dharma Master Lincoln Rhodes, 7 p.m., Kansas Zen Center, 1423 N.Y., 331-2274.

KU Opera: "Tales of Hoffman," 7:30 p.m., Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive, 864-3982.

"Jest A Second," 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.

2 Friday

KSHSAA Regional Piano Festival, all day, Baker University campus.

Town & Gown Forum: "Made in China: Observations and Understanding," 9:30 a.m., Central Court and North Balcony Gallery, Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4710.

"From Shotgun to Shot-trot and Beyond," Brett Zamore, 11:30 a.m., Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union, KU campus, 864-3904. Ticket required.

Seminar: "Peace, War and Global Change," Michael Barnett, University of Minnesota, 4 p.m., Conference Hall, Hall Center for the Humanities, 864-4798.

PlaceMakers neighborhood planning discussion, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., SpringHill Suites, 1 Riverfront Plaza.

Lecture: "Miss La La's Teeth: Thoughts on Degas and 'Race,'" Marilyn Brown, 5 p.m., Room 211, Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4710.

Reception: Susan Ashline and Vaughn Cowden, paintings; and Dave Werdin-Kennicott and Stephanie Sailer, sculptures, 5 p.m.-7 p.m., CornerBank, 4621 W. Sixth St., 838-9400.

Daniel Bernard Roumain and The Mission Sq. Unit, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, KU's West Campus, 864-2787.

"Jest A Second," 8 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.

"The Sensualist," 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-ARTS.

3 Saturday

Free State Bridal Show, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Maceli's, 1031 N.H., free admission, www.freestatebridalshow.com.

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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