Archive for Friday, October 5, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

October 5, 2007

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5 Today

Eudora's 150th Birthday Party, 6:30 p.m., CPA Park, Ninth and Main streets, (785) 633-0756.

Opening reception: "Art to Go," 5 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss.

Jazz Film Series: "New Orleans and the Origins of Jazz," 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833.

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

"The Secret Garden," 8 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.

Concert: Student Chamber Ensemble Bales Chorale, 7:30 p.m., Bales Organ Recital Hall, 864-3436.

Concert: Tami Lee Hughes, violin, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, 864-3436.

6 Saturday

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

Meet your public officials: State Sen. Marci Francisco, District Attorney Charles Branson, County Treasurer Paula Gilchrist and others, 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Territorial Capital Museum, Lecompton.

Pet Adoption Day for Seniors, by the Lawrence Humane Society, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt., 842-0543.

Lawrence Public Library fall book sale, giveaway day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 707 Vt.

Fall Parade of Homes, noon-5 p.m., free, 748-0612 or www.lhba.net.

Kaw Valley Farm Tour, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., $10 per car admission, locations and ticket information at www.visitlawrence.com/farmtour.

Eudora Sesquicentennial statue dedication, noon, CPA Park, Ninth and Main streets, (785) 633-0756.

Nordic Heritage Festival, 1 p.m.-9 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St., 843-7535.

Peace Corps informational meeting, 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

Black Jack Battlefield tours, 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., starting at Robert Hall Pearson Memorial Park at North 175 and East 2000 roads, three miles southeast of Baldwin City, free, www.blackjackbattlefield.org.

Program: "Inspirations from God Given to Vassula Ryden," by Jo Ann Miller, Boulder, Colo., 1:30 p.m., Hampton Inn, 2300 W. Sixth St.

"Cinderella," by the First Saturday Players, 2 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787.

Bookworms Unite! for 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.

Blues and Barbeque, a fundraiser for the Lumberyard Arts Center, 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., Baldwin City, (785) 255-4503.

"The Jellybean Conspiracy," 7:30 p.m., Lawrence High School, 1901 La., 832-5050.

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

"The Secret Garden," 8 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.

7 Sunday

Little Green Festival in the Big Cottonwood Forest, a sustainability and arts event, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Burcham Bark, Second and Indiana streets.

Kaw Valley Farm Tour, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., $10 per car admission, locations and ticket information at www.visitlawrence.com/farmtour.

Fall Parade of Homes, noon-5 p.m., free, 748-0612 or www.lhba.net.

"Little Lion" Spirit Clinic, chant, cheer and dance instruction by the Lawrence High School spirit squads for children in grades K-6, 12:30 p.m. registration, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. clinic, East Gym at LHS, 19th and Louisiana streets, performance at Oct. 12 LHS game, 842-0454.

Black Jack Battlefield tours, 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., starting at Robert Hall Pearson Memorial Park at North 175 and East 2000 roads, three miles southeast of Baldwin City, free, www.blackjackbattlefield.org.

Lawrence Public Library fall book sale, giveaway day, 2 p.m.-6 p.m., 707 Vt.

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

Spencer Consort concert, 2:30 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art's Central Court, 1301 Miss.

Final show: "The Secret Garden," 2:30 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.

University Theatre: "Translations," 2:30 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive, 864-3982.

8 Monday

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

Hallmark Design Symposium Lecture: Lorraine Wild, 6 p.m., 3139 Wescoe Hall, KU campus, 864-9742.

Concert: Ksenis Nosikova, piano, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, 864-3436.

Eudora City Council meeting, 7:30 p.m., Eudora City Hall, 4 E. Seventh St.

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