Archive for Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

October 9, 2007


9 Today

KU Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive, $7/$5, 864-2787.

University Forum: "Can the Ogallala Aquifer in Western Kansas be Saved for Future Generations?" by John Peck, noon, ECM Center, 1204 Oread Ave., 843-4933.

Interfaith Initiative, 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1011 Vt., 760-3143.

Coalition for Homeless Concerns, 3 p.m.-5 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 760-3143.

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

Public Transit Advisory Committee meeting, 4:10 p.m., Lawrence Transit System Office, 933 N.H., 832-3465.

Tips for Tots, with entertainment and trivia, a benefit for Douglas County Friends of Children in Foster Care and CrimeStoppers, 5 p.m.-10 p.m., Henry T's, 3520 W. Sixth St.

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

Lecture: "Post-Conflict Reconciliation and Ending Poverty in Africa," by Takao Shibata, 7 p.m., Nunemaker Center, 864-4225.

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.

Free State High School Fall Choral Concert, 7:30 p.m., FSHS, 4700 Overland Drive, 832-6050.

Kanwaka Township Board meeting, 7:30 p.m., Kanwaka Township Hall, off U.S. Highway 40.

10 Wednesday

Wednesdays @ Liberty Hall: hip-hop/rap show with Reach, for junior high and high school students, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Mass.

Sleuth Society, 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.

Healthier Haskell event, safety and fitness fun for children, 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Haskell Indian Nations University, Haskell Memorial Stadium, 766-2513 or

Book signing: "Savage Peace: Hope and Fear in America, 1919," by Ann Hagedorn, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833.

Lawrence High School Fall Choral Concert, 7:30 p.m., LHS, 1901 La., 832-5050.

"Firekeepers of the 21st Century: Women Chiefs in Canada," by Cora Voyageur, 7:30 p.m., Kansas Union's Alderson Auditorium.

11 Thursday

KU: Fall break

Excellence in Commerce awards breakfast, 7:30 a.m., Kansas Union ballroom, $15, 865-4411,

Skillbuilders program: Winterizing your car, by Richard Haig, 10 a.m.-11:45 a.m., Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt.

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

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

Harlem Renaissance book discussion: "Their Eyes Were Watching God," by Zora Neale Hurston, 6 p.m., followed by 7 p.m. film, "Zora Neale Hurston: A Heart with Room for Every Joy," Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., preregistration required, 843-3833 ext. 123.

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

Central Junior High School Orchestra/Band Concert, 7:30 p.m., CJHS, 1400 Mass., 832-5400.

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

"Some Modern Approaches to the History of the Crusades," by Jonathan Riley-Smith, University of Cambridge, 7:30 p.m., Hall Center's Conference Hall, 864-4798.


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