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Archive for Friday, March 9, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

March 9, 2007

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9 Today

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.

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.

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

"Pandemic Influenza: Are We Prepared?" training for child-care providers by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Community Health Facility, 200 Maine, 843-3060.

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.

Pinckney Neighborhood meeting, with Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Westar Energy, about trees along Fourth Street, 10 a.m., LMH auditorium, 325 Maine.

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.

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

11 Sunday

"Staying Safe in Cyberspace," a workshop for teens and parents, followed by MySpace party, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's auditorium, 707 Vt., free, 843-3833, ext. 121.

"Peter Pan," by the Lawrence Youth Ballet Company, 2 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787.

Lawrence Youth Symphony, 2 p.m., Central Junior High School, 1400 Mass., 832-5400, with Girl Scout drive to collect musical instruments, any condition, to benefit Lawrence schools.

"The Curious Savage," 2:30 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.

Lecture: "Religion and Politics in Kansas," by Gary Entz, associate professor of history at McPherson College, 2:30 p.m., Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence, 1263 N. 1100 Road.

Honor Recital, 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-3787.

12 Monday

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

Lecture "No Borders Movements and the Struggle Against National Forms of Discrimination," Nandita Sharma, professor of ethnic studies and sociology at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, 3:30 p.m., Hall Center for Humanities Conference Hall, KU.

Candidate forum, by the North Lawrence Improvement Association, 7 p.m., IOOF Hall, Sixth and Lincoln streets.

Lawrence school board meeting, 7 p.m., district headquarters, 110 McDonald Drive.

Jess Lightner, tuba, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, KU's Murphy Hall, free, 864-3436.

Eudora City Council meeting, 7:30 p.m., Eudora City Hall, 4 E. Seventh St.

13 Tuesday

Lenten Tuesday Noonday Recital, by Carolyn Steele, organ, 12:15 p.m.-12:45 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 N.H.

Interfaith Initiative meeting, 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 N.H.

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

Brook Creek Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 p.m., East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 E. 15th St.

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

Wakarusa Township Board meeting, 7 p.m., 300 W. 31st St.

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