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Archive for Friday, October 19, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

October 19, 2007

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19 Today

Ahn Trio, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 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.

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.

Jazz Film Series: "Jazz Vocalists," 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833.

Concert: KU Trombone Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, 864-3436.

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

20 Saturday

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

Jayhawk Audubon Society fall birdseed sale, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt., 842-2300.

Flu shot clinic, by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 2206 E. 23rd St., 843-0721.

Dream Factory lunch and information session, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Langston Hughes School, 1101 George Williams Parkway.

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.

Hall of Fame induction ceremony, for Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy, a 1987 Baker graduate, 1:45 p.m., Collins House, Eighth and Elm streets, Baldwin City. Recognition of McCarthy, 6 p.m., Liston Stadium, Baldwin City.

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.

NAACP Freedom Fund banquet, 5:30 p.m., Kansas Union's ballroom, $30, 979-4692 or info@douglasconaacp.org; youth tickets, $15, (785) 462-2204.

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

21 Sunday

"What on Earth! Fossils, Rocks and Meteorites," 1 p.m., Dyche Hall, $3 suggested donation, 864-2344.

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.

Third annual Day of Prayer and Reflection, 3 p.m. convocation, South Park, 1200 Mass.

Community Rally against the Death Penalty, with keynote speaker Rebecca Woodson, guest speaker the Rev. Josh Longbottom, 7 p.m., South Park, 1200 Mass.

Concert: Instrumental Collegium Musicum, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, 864-3436.

Dole Leadership Prize presentation: U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, KU's West Campus, tickets required, 864-2787.

22 Monday

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

Flu shot clinic, by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m., Eudora City Hall, 4 E. Seventh St., Eudora, 843-0721.

Design Symposium Lecture Series: Matt Checkowski, 6 p.m., 3139 Wescoe Hall, KU campus, 864-9742.

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