Archive for Thursday, July 26, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

July 26, 2007

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26 Today

Battle of the Bands, featuring High Strung and local teen bands, for 11- to 18-year-olds, 5 p.m.-10 p.m., Lawrence Public Library west lawn, 707 Vt., 843-3833 ext. 121.

Investigate Nature: Follow the Clues!, with Operation Wildlife, for 5- to 12-year-olds, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

Downtown Farmers Market, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., 1020 Vt.

Summer Youth Theatre: "My Fair Lady," 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., $6.50-$8.50.

27 FRIDAY

Movie Matinees for 11- 18-year-olds, "Night at the Museum," 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 121.

Elvis! Film Series: "Viva Las Vegas," 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

Summer Gallery Walk, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., several gallery locations in downtown Lawrence, free.

Douglas County Fair: jackpot barrel racing, 7 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds' community building, 2110 Harper St., see full schedule at www.dgcountyfair.com.

"Starting Here, Starting Now," 7:30 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall, $10-$15, 864-3982.

Summer Youth Theatre: "My Fair Lady," 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., $6.50-$8.50.

28 SATURDAY

Downtown Farmers Market, 7 a.m.-11 a.m., 824 N.H.

"Catfish Cookies," with local author Barbara Higgins-Dover, 2:30 p.m.-3:15 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

"Starting Here, Starting Now," 7:30 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall, $10-$15, 864-3982.

Summer Youth Theatre: "My Fair Lady," 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., $6.50-$8.50.

29 SUNDAY

Douglas County Fair: open horse show, 9 a.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St., see full schedule at www.dgcountyfair.com.

Summer Youth Theatre: "My Fair Lady," 2 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., $6.50-$8.50.

30 MONDAY

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

31 TUESDAY

Douglas County Fair: food sale, 2 p.m.-7 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, Building 21, 2110 Harper St., see full schedule at www.dgcountyfair.com.

Downtown Farmers Market, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., 1020 Vt.

Douglas County Fair: carnival opening, 6 p.m.-11 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St., see full schedule at www.dgcountyfair.com.

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.

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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