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Archive for Thursday, November 8, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

November 8, 2007

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8 Today

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

8 Thursday

Lawrence Parents as Teachers Playgroup Open House, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., East Heights Early Childhood Family Center, 1430 Haskell Ave.

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.

Douglas County Historical Society, 6 p.m., 74th annual dinner meeting, Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 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.

9 Friday

Presentation: Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, 11:30 a.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's West Campus, 864-4900.

Medicare Part D public meeting, 1 p.m., Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt. Paula Haisch, Lawrence counselor with Senior Health Insurance Counseling of Kansas, will be available to answer questions, 842-0543.

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.

"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.

Tori Amos, 8 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive, KU campus, 864-2787

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.

10 Saturday

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

Seventh Health Info and Shopping Bazaar, 9 a.m., Free State High School, 4700 Overland Drive, 832-6050.

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.

Cloth Diaper information session, 10 a.m.-11 a.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., children welcome.

Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department flu shot clinic, 10 a.m., 200 Maine.

Spencer Lott's Squiggle Puppet Productions, 10:30 a.m. Oread Books, Kansas Union, 864-4431.

Bookworms Unite!, 8- to 12-year-olds, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library Gallery, 707 Vt., registration requested, 843-3833, ext. 117.

Murphy Hall rededication ceremony, 5 p.m., KU's Murphy Hall Courtyard, 864-9742.

Benefit for Kansas Mutual Aid, with Antithesis, Yes Sir, The Bopaphonics, 7 p.m., Solidarity! Revolutionary Center & Radical Library, 1109 Mass., 865-1374.

West Junior High Fall Play: "The Wizard of Oz," 7:30 p.m., Sally Six Hersh Auditorium, WJHS, 2700 Harvard Road, 832-5500.

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

Claremont Trio, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive, 864-2787.

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.

11 Sunday

Animal Fair, with Santa Paws, a benefit for the Lawrence Humane Society, noon-4 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St.

"A Tribute to Veterans," with speaker Ken Hechler, former Congressman, 2 p.m., Hansen Hall, Dole Institute of Politics, KU's West Campus, 864-4900.

"Swingtime and Coffee" concert, a benefit for Kansas Advocates for Better Care, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 946 Vt.

Young Adult Advisory Board, 11- to 18-year-olds welcome, 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library Teen Zone, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

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