Archive for Sunday, November 4, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

November 4, 2007


4 Today

Blintz Brunch and Bake Sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Lawrence Jewish Community Center, 917 Highland Drive, 841-7636.

Chocolate & Tea, a benefit for the Lawrence Community Shelter, 1 p.m., SpringHill Suites, One Riverfront Plaza, $15, or $25 for two.

Oread Neighborhood Association annual cleanup, 1 p.m.-3 p.m., 947 La.

12th annual Phoenix Awards presentation, 2 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787.

5 Monday

Douglas County Commission meeting, 8:30 a.m., Douglas County Judicial & Law Enforcement Center, 111 E. 11th St.

Hallmark Design Symposium Series: Joe Morse, 6 p.m., 3139 Wescoe, KU campus, 864-9742.

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

"Visible Sound and Auditory Scenes: Word, Image and Music in Tennyson, D.G. Rossetti and Morris," by Linda Hughes, Texas Christian University, 7:30 p.m., Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd., 864-4520.

Lecture and book-signing: "The Navy Cross," with Capt. James Wise, 7:30 p.m., Hansen Hall, Dole Institute of Politics, KU's West Campus, 864-4900.

6 Tuesday

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.

Poetry reading: "Being in Beijing," by retired KU professor Elizabeth Schultz, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

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

West Junior High School All Band Concert, 7:30 p.m., WJHS, 2700 Harvard Road, 832-5500.

7 Wednesday

Education Career Fair, sponsored by the Kansas University Career Center, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Kansas Union Ballroom. 864-7677.

Older Women's League meeting, with discussion on adult day care, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

Sleuth Society, for 7- to 12-year-olds, 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library Auditorium, 707 Vt., registration requested, 843-3833, ext. 117.

Lawrence Farmers Market, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., 925 Iowa.

"What's New in Leopard," with the Lawrence Apple Users' Group 2.0, 7 p.m., Signs of Life, 722 Mass.

The Second City Touring Co., 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive, 864-2787.

8 Thursday

Game Tourney, 11- to 18-year-olds, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library Auditorium, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 121.

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

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

Peace Corps informational meeting, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Kansas Union's Kansas Room.

Kansas City Chorale, part of Baker University's Artist and Lecture series, 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Baldwin City, $25/$15.

9 Friday

Jazz Film Series: "Latin Jazz and Jazz as an International Music," 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833.

West Junior High Fall Play: "The Wizard of Oz," 7 p.m., Sally Six Hersh Auditorium, WJHS, 2700 Harvard Road, 832-5500.

Two Original One-Acts by KU Students: "Lights Fade, Curtain" and "Please Take : Seriously!" 8 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787.

"The Music Man," University Theatre, 7:30 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive, 864-3982.

Organ recital, by Lynne Davis, 7:30 p.m., Bales Organ Recital Hall, KU campus, $12/$5, 864-2787.

10 Saturday

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

First-Time Homebuyers Workshop, by Tenants to Homeowners Inc., 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., United Way Center, 2518 Ridge Court, free, no reservations required, 842-5494.

Adoptive family potluck lunch and play day, with information on adoptions, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Lawrence Free Methodist Church, Family Life Center, 3001 Lawrence Ave., (785) 542-1154.


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