Archive for Friday, September 14, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

September 14, 2007

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14 Today

Eighth annual Collage Concert and Reception, sponsored by the School of Fine Arts at Kansas University, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, $10-$15, 864-2787; 9 p.m. reception, $75, which includes concert admission, 864-3421.

"Respect - Character Counts!" a program by Douglas County Family and Community Education, 9:30 a.m., Deal Six Auditorium, Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St., 843-7058.

"Antigone," 8 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., $6-$10, 843-2787

15 Saturday

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

Monarch Watch's monarch tagging, 7:30 a.m., Baker Wetlands, 864-4441.

Dole Institute White Glove Tour, registration required, 9 a.m., KU's West Campus, 864-1420.

Douglas County Extension Master Gardeners Fall Festival, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St., free admission.

Free State FreeCon Comic Book & Toy Convention, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, Building No. 21, 2110 Harper St.

Program: Caring for Antique Toys, by Kerry Lippincott, 10:30 a.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., $10-$15, 841-4109.

Cottonwood Inc. Slice of Life art show, with silent auction, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

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.

Comedian Buzz Sutherland, 2 p.m., Kansas Union's Woodruff Auditorium, $5, 864-SHOW.

"Antigone," 2:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., $6-$10, 843-2787.

Book signing with Max Falkenstien, 3 p.m., Oread Books, Kansas Union, 864-4431.

Performance: KU African Drumming and Dancing Ensemble, 4 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-3745.

16 Sunday

Free State FreeCon Comic Book & Toy Convention, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, Building No. 21, 2110 Harper St.

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.

"Celebrating Our Visionary History," 2 p.m.-4 p.m., with 3 p.m. gallery talk by KU reference librarian Susan Craig, Baker University's Holt-Russell Gallery, Baldwin City.

"Antigone," 2:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., $6-$10, 843-2787.

City of Lawrence 153rd birthday celebration, 3:30 p.m.-6 p.m., with live music, South Park, 1200 Mass.

17 Monday

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

Tenants to Homeowners information session, 6:30 p.m.-7:15 p.m., Signs of Life, 722 Mass.

Lecompton City Council meeting, 7 p.m., Lecompton City Hall, 327 Elmore St.

"Through the Looking Glass," KU Theatre for Young People, 1 p.m., Inge Theatre, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive, 864-3982.

Art program: "Light," by retired KU professor Ted Johnson, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

Concert: William Richardson, 7:30 p.m., Murphy Hall's Swarthout Recital Hall, 864-3436.

18 Tuesday

Baker University convocation, with speaker Cokie Roberts, 11 a.m., Baker's Rice Auditorium, Baldwin City, free.

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

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