Archive for Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

November 27, 2007

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Festival of Trees auction, 8 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m., with wine and hors d' oeuvres, Liberty Hall, 642 Mass., $25, 843-2085.

Festival of Trees public viewing, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Liberty Hall, 642 Mass., $2 donation.

Lawrence Fair Trade Holiday Market, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave., 843-4933.

"The Fracturing of Chechen Society," by Gisela Erbsloeh, freelance journalist, Baden-Baden, noon, Kansas University, 864-2700.

Medicare Part D counseling session, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt. Seniors need to bring their Medicare card and a list of prescriptions to the session, 842-0543.

Dole Study Group: "Presidential Politics from the Inside," with John Toohey, Democratic political operative, 4 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's West Campus, 864-4900.

Farmers Market Local Meat Tuesdays, 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Local Burger, 714 Vt.

Festival of Trees patron preview party, 6 p.m., Liberty Hall, 642 Mass., $50, 843-2085.

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

Meeting: Family Promise, an interfaith-based program to assist homeless families in Lawrence, 7 p.m., First Christian Church, 1000 Ky.

"Willa Cather Speaks," 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.

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

KU Symphonic Band, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive, 864-2787.

28 Wednesday

Festival of Trees public viewing, 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Liberty Hall, 642 Mass., $2 donation.

Lawrence Fair Trade Holiday Market, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave., 843-4933.

University Forum: "Edgar Allan Who(m), Professor?" by Stuart Levine, noon, Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave., 843-3833.

Program: "Around the World with the Peace Corps," noon-1 p.m., Kansas Union's International Room, 864-7679.

Medicare Part D counseling session, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt. Seniors need to bring their Medicare card and a list of prescriptions to the session, 842-0543.

Wednesdays @ Liberty Hall: video games and snacks, for junior high school students, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., 642 Mass., www.wahlonline.org.

Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission meeting, 6:30 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

"Peter Pan," 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive, 864-2787.

Also this week ...

Immunization clinic by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-8 p.m. Mondays, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-7 p.m. Thursdays, and 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Fridays, 200 Maine, 843-0721.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County informational meeting, 5:15 p.m. Tuesday and noon Wednesday, 1525 W. Sixth St., Suite A, 843-7359.

Books & Babies Storytime, for 8- to 23-month-olds with parent, 9:30 a.m., 10 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. Wednesday and 7 p.m. Thursday, Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

Storytime for all ages, 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Tuesday, 7 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Lawrence Public Library's Children's Room, 707 Vt.

Storytime in English and Spanish, for all ages, 4:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Lawrence Public Library's Children's Room, 707 Vt.

Toddler storytime for 2-year-olds and adult, 9:30 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

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