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Archive for Thursday, October 25, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

October 25, 2007

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25 Today

"Hairspray," 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive, 864-2787.

Flu shot clinic, by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m., Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt., 843-0721.

Academic panel: "Third Parties in Two-Party America," with moderator Jonathan Earle, Dole Institute interim director, 3 p.m.-5 p.m., Dole Institute's Simons Media Room, KU's West Campus, 864-2787.

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: "Passing," by Nella Larsen, 6 p.m., followed by 7 p.m. film, "Imitation of Life," Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., preregistration required, 843-3833 ext. 123.

Peace Corps gala, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Kansas Union's Kansas Room, 864-7679.

Practitioners Panel: "Third Parties in Two-Party America," with moderator and journalist Bill Kurtis, 7:30 p.m., Dole Institute's Hansen Hall, KU's West Campus, 864-4900.

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

26 Friday

Pilot Club's Antique Show and Sale, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 21st and Harper streets, $3 admission.

Latin American Seminar: "Geography, Colonialism and Maya Peoples in Guatemala," W. George Lovell, 3:30 p.m., Conference Hall, KU's Hall for the Humanities, 864-4798.

DeVictor Park dedication, by the city of Lawrence, 4 p.m., 1100 George Williams Way, 832-3450.

"Rapunzel," by the Seem-To-Be Players, 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787.

Downtown Friday Gallery Walk, 7 p.m., various downtown art venues, 856-1155.

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

Concert: Men's Glee Club and Women's Chorale. 7:30 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 N.H. 864-3436.

Guest Artists: Mangiare Theatre Company from Ireland, 7:30 p.m., Inge Theatre, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive, 864-3982.

27 Saturday

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

Lawrence ArtWalk, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., various Lawrence galleries and studios, 865-4254.

Pilot Club's Antique Show and Sale, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 21st and Harper streets, $3 admission.

Flu shot clinic, by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 6001 Bob Billings Parkway, 843-0721.

"Cats and Bats On Stage," 11 a.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787.

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.

"Rapunzel," by the Seem-To-Be 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.

Fisk Jubilee Singers, in conjunction with the exhibition "Aaron Douglas: African American Modernist" (Spencer Museum of Art), 7 p.m., Liberty Hall, 642 Mass., 749-1912.

Coal City Review reading, attendees can bring poetry/song to share, 7 p.m., 1941 Mass.

28 Sunday

Pilot Club's Antique Show and Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 21st and Harper streets, $3 admission.

Lawrence ArtWalk, noon-6 p.m., various Lawrence galleries and studios, 865-4254.

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.

Also this week ...

Immunization clinic by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-8 p.m. Mondays, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-7 p.m. Thursdays, and 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Fridays, 200 Maine, 843-0721.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County informational meeting, 5:15 p.m. Tuesday and noon Wednesday, 1525 W. Sixth St., Suite A, 843-7359.

Books & Babies Storytime, for 8- to 23-month-olds with parent, 9:30 a.m., 10 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. Wednesday and 7 p.m. Thursday, Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

Storytime for all ages, 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Tuesday and Friday, Lawrence Public Library's Children's Room, 707 Vt.

Thursday Evening Storytime, for all ages, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's Children's Room, 707 Vt.

Storytime in English and Spanish, for all ages, 4:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Lawrence Public Library's Children's Room, 707 Vt.

Family Storytime, for all ages, 3:30 p.m.-3:50 p.m. Sunday, Lawrence Public Library's Children's Room, 707 Vt., 843-3833 ext. 117.

Toddler storytime for 2-year-olds and adult, 9:30 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and Friday, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

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