Archive for Thursday, May 3, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

May 3, 2007

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3 Today

Jazz It Up!, a fundraiser for the Lawrence Senior Center, with food, silent auction and volunteer awards, 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass., 842-0543.

Lecture: "Politics of Immigration from Michoacan, Mexico, to the United States," by Rebecca Crosthwait, master's student, noon, Bailey Hall Room 318, 864-4213.

National Day of Prayer event, 12:10 p.m.-12:45 p.m., South Park gazebo, 1141 Mass, with fellowship starting at 11:15 a.m.

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

"A Scientific Analysis of Green Tea Tasting," by Jeehyun Lee and Alicia Jenkins, Sensory Analysis Center, Kansas State University, 4 p.m., Kansas Union's Big 12 Room, 864-1457.

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

South Junior High School variety show, 7 p.m., 2734 La.

Forum: "So What's a Domestic Partnership Registry, Anyway?," 7 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt., by the MAINstream and Kansas Equality coalitions.

"Guys and Dolls," 7:30 p.m., KU's Crafton-Preyer Theatre in Murphy Hall, 864-3982.

Jazz Ensembles I, II and III, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, KU's West Campus, $7/$5, 864-2787.

New Dance, 7:30 p.m., Robinson Center, KU campus, $2, 864-3436.

4 friday

Antique Automobile Club of Lawrence swap meet, noon to dark, Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 21st and Harper streets, $3 to park, 843-2222.

Lecture: "Genetics of Scottish Clans," by Marion Mealey, doctoral student, noon, Fraser Hall Room 633, 864-4103.

Multicultural Carnival, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Cordley School, 1837 Vt., 766-2108.

Southwest Junior High School Bel Canto variety show, 6:30 p.m., 2511 Inverness Drive.

South Junior High School variety show, 7 p.m., 2734 La.

"Guys and Dolls," 7:30 p.m., KU's Crafton-Preyer Theatre in Murphy Hall, 864-3982.

5 saturday

Antique Automobile Club of Lawrence swap meet, 6 a.m. to dark, Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 21st and Harper streets, $3 to park, 843-2222.

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

Run, Walk, Ride for Reading, benefit for Altrusa Club projects, 9 a.m.-noon, starting north of the Kaw River Bridge, www.altrusaoflawrenceks.com.

Lawrence Habitat for Humanity home dedication, 9 a.m., 167 N. Comfort Court, www.lawrencehabitat.org.

Spring Parade of Homes, noon-5 p.m., by the Lawrence Home Builders Association, www.lhba.net.

"Bag the Violence," benefit to prevent violence against the homeless, noon-2 p.m., South Park.

Student Chamber Ensemble, Women's Chorale, 3 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 N.H., 864-3436.

"Guys and Dolls," 7:30 p.m., KU's Crafton-Preyer Theatre in Murphy Hall, 864-3982.

6 sunday

Antique Automobile Club of Lawrence swap meet, 6 a.m. to dark, Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 21st and Harper streets, $3 to park, 843-2222.

To The River and Back, 5K/10K run and family fun mile, 8 a.m., a benefit for the Lawrence Community Nursery School, 645 Ala., www.totheriverandback.org.

Art in the Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., South Park, 1200 Mass.

Spring Parade of Homes, noon-5 p.m., by the Lawrence Home Builders Association, www.lhba.net.

Kaw Valley Shape Note Sing, 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence, 1263 N. 1100 Road, 749-1356.

Hyperflight SkyHoundz Canine Disc championship, 2 p.m., South Park, 1200 Mass., free entries, www.skyhoundz.com, 832-7940.

Lecture: U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore, on community and college student issues, by the KU Young Democrats, 3 p.m.-5 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave., $10 or $5 for students.

Student Chamber Ensemble, Chamber Choir and Concert Choir, 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 2415 Clinton Parkway, 864-3436.

7 monday

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

Cottonwood Classies gala, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., KU's Crafton-Preyer Theatre, 842-0550.

"Home-Makers" supportive housing presentation and discussion, 7 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 N.H.

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

8 tuesday

InterFaith Initiative, 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m., Victory Bible Church, 1942 Mass.

Coalition on Homeless Concerns, 3 p.m.-5 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

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

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

South Junior High School 8/9 band concert, 7 p.m., 2734 La.

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

"The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Its People and Its Values," by Teresa McCown, K.C.-area author of "Shifting Sands: Life in Arabia with a Saudi Princess," 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

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