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Archive for Thursday, March 8, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

March 8, 2007

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8 Today

Opening night: Rock Chalk Revue, 7 p.m., Lied Center, KU's West Campus, $17/$15, 864-2787.

Lecture: "Making Services Work for Poor People in African Cities," by Stephen Commins, UCLA, 3:30 p.m., Kansas Union's Pine Room, free, 864-3745.

Balkan roundtable: "Conflict Resolution in the Balkans - Lessons Learned," 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m., Bailey Hall Room318, KU.

Study group: "You Be the Governor: Policy vs. Politics," led by Dole Fellow Bob Holden, former Missouri governor, attend any or all sessions, 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's West Campus, free, 864-4900.

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.

NAACP Lawrence Branch meeting, 6:30 p.m., gallery room at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

University Band, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, KU's West Campus, 864-2787.

Lecture: "Crimes and Misdemeanors," keynote address for Responsible Conduct of Research Awareness Week, by Beth Fischer, the University of Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m., Kansas Union's Alderson Auditorium, free, 864-6161.

"The Curious Savage," 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.

"The Maids," 7:30 p.m., KU's Crafton-Preyer Theater in Murphy Hall, 864-3982.

9 Friday

Musical Interlude!, for children and parents, by the Music Clubhouse of Lawrence, 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m., Lawrence Public Library's auditorium, 707 Vt., free, 843-3833 ext. 117.

Lecture: "Adventures in Urban Archaeology: The General Harrison, a Gold Rush Storeship," by Andrew Gottsfield, 4 p.m., Kansas Union's Walnut Room, free, 864-4103.

Flea Market for Habitat, 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 N.H.

Lecture: "Does Science Progress through Blind Chance or Intelligent Design?," by Sheldon Glashow, Nobel Laureate in physics, 6:30 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art auditorium, free, 864-4626.

Rock Chalk Revue, 7 p.m., Lied Center, KU's West Campus, $17/$15, 864-2787.

Broadway actor Andre De Shields, public interview and Q&A session, 7:30 p.m., Kansas Union's Kansas Room.

"The Maids," 7:30 p.m., KU's Crafton-Preyer Theater in Murphy Hall, 864-3982.

"The Curious Savage," 8 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.

10 Saturday

Flea Market for Habitat, 8 a.m.-noon, Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 N.H.

Tenants to Homeowners' first-time homebuyer workshop, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., United Way Center, 2518 Ridge Court, no registration required, free, 842-5494.

Squiggle Puppet Productions shows, 10:30 a.m., Oread Books, Kansas Union, free, 864-4431.

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.

"Peter Pan," by the Lawrence Youth Ballet Company, 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787.

Rock Chalk Revue, 7 p.m., Lied Center, KU's West Campus, $17/$15, 864-2787.

West Side Folk Concert: Lucy Kaplansky, with Garnet Rogers, 7:30 p.m., Unity Church, 900 Madeline Lane, www.westsidefolk.org.

"The Maids," 7:30 p.m., KU's Crafton-Preyer Theater in Murphy Hall, 864-3982.

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.

Storytime in English and Spanish, 4:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Fridays, Lawrence Public Library's children's room, 707 Vt.

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, and 3:30 p.m.-3:50 p.m. Sunday, 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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