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Archive for Thursday, October 18, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

October 18, 2007

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18 Today

Lecture: "Coal vs. Alternative Energy Sources in Kansas," by attorney and environmentalist Robert Eye, 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Simons Room, Dole Institute of Politics, KU's West Campus, 864-4900.

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

Lawrence Senior Center Arm Chair Travel: the Nile, 2:30 p.m.-4 p.m., 745 Vt., 842-0543.

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.

Book reading: "Civil War and the Indian Wars," by Roy Bird, 7:30 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.

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.

Opening reception: "National Ceramics Juried Exhibition," 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787.

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