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Archive for Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

October 16, 2007

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16 Today

Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1066 Stewart Drive, 864-2787.

Musical Interlude with Dino O'Dell, musical stories for all ages, 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., 843-3833 ext.117.

DuPont retirees luncheon, 11:30 a.m., King's Buffet, 1601 W. 23rd St.

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

Study group: "Presidential Politics from the Inside," with Fellow Jerry Austin, introductory meeting, 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's West Campus.

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

Program and panel discussion: "Universal Health Care Access: The Case for National Health Insurance," by Dr. David Goering, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Lawrence Memorial Hospital auditorium, 200 Maine, www.khcfa.org.

South Junior High School 7, 8, 9 Orchestra Concert, 7 p.m., SJHS, 2734 La., 832-5450.

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

17 Wednesday

Lawrence Memorial Hospital board meeting, 9 a.m., LMH auditorium, 325 Maine.

Wednesdays @ Liberty Hall: Sugar skull making, dodge ball, for junior high students, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Community Building, 11th and Massachusetts streets, www.walhonline.org.

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.

Baker University Class 1-5A Marching Festival, 5:30 p.m., Liston Stadium, Baldwin City.

Reception and book signing: Laura Moriarty, "The Rest of Her Life," 7 p.m., Oread Books, Kansas Union, 864-4431.

18 Thursday

Central Junior High School 25th annual Fun Run, school fundraiser, 2:30 p.m., 1400 Mass.

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: "Cane," by Jean Toomer, 6 p.m., followed by 7 p.m. film, "Without Fear or Shame," Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., preregistration required, 843-3833 ext. 123.

Historic Resources Commission meeting, 7 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

Lecture: "U.N. Policy and Displaced Persons," by Christine Knudsen, 7 p.m., KU's Nunemaker Center, 864-4225.

Reading and book signing: Laura Moriarty, "The Rest of Her Life," 7:30 p.m., Baker University's Audio-Visual Room, Baldwin City, (785) 594-8330.

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

19 Friday

Musical Interlude with Dino O'Dell, musical stories for all ages, 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., 843-3833 ext.117.

Fall Festival, sponsored by Douglas County Family and Community Education Council, 1:30 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, Building 21 North, 2110 Harper St. Program: History Through Music, by Merilee Dymacek, 843-7058.

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