Archive for Saturday, March 31, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

March 31, 2007


31 Today

Yart Sale, benefit for the East Lawrence Neighborhood Association, with baked goods, crafts, artwork and more, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., New York School gymnasium, 936 N.Y.

Scouting for Food bag pickup throughout Lawrence and Eudora, 9 a.m.-noon, or bring donations to the Salvation Army, 940 N.H., or Ministerial Alliance Food Pantry, Eighth and Church streets, Eudora.

Community Wellness Festival, 9 a.m.-noon, Collins Center, Baker University, Baldwin City.

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.

"Encore," 7:30 p.m., Free State High School, 4700 Overland Drive, $7.

Armitage Gone! Dance, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, KU's West Campus, 864-2787.

1 Sunday

Appropriate Technology Center and Collective informational meeting and reunion, 3 p.m., with 6 p.m. potluck supper, South Park Recreation Center, 1141 Mass., 842-4418.

2 Monday

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

Lecture: "A Colony of Children: Cultural Theory for the Modern Nation," by Ann Rowland, 3:30 p.m., Hall Center for the Humanities' seminar room.

Lecompton City Council meeting, 7 p.m., Lecompton City Hall, 327 Elmore St.

3 Tuesday

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

Lecture: "The Creation/Evolution Debate in the Muslim World," 7 p.m., Kansas Union's Alderson Auditorium, KU campus.

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

"Joy of Singing," 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, KU's West Campus, 864-2787.

Concert: Dan Gailey, saxophone, Wayne Hawkins, piano, Rod Fleeman, guitar, Jeff Harshbarger, bass, and Todd Strait, drums, 7:30 p.m., Murphy Hall's Robert Baustian Theatre.

4 Wednesday

"Politics of Disaster" study group: "Hurricane Katrina," with Mike "Brownie" Brown, former FEMA director, 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's West Campus, 864-4900.


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