Archive for Thursday, September 20, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

September 20, 2007

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20 Today

"World Hot Spots: What Google Earth and Geography Tell Us about War, Peace and Politics," 7:30 p.m., Dole Institute, KU's West Campus, 864-4900.

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

Lawrence City Commission meeting, 9 a.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

Gallery conversations: Artist Marla Jackson and Cynthia Lynn, 12:15 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4710.

Historic Resources Commission meeting, 6:30 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

Lecture: "Civil War Era Cavalry Horses," by retired Col. Edwin Kennedy, 7 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.

Fall Tuba-Euphonium FEST Grand Recital, 7:30 p.m. Murphy Hall's Swarthout Recital Hall, 864-3436.

21 Friday

Equinox starlight walking tour of KU campus, by retired KU professor Ted Johnson, 5 a.m., starting at 14th Street and Jayhawk Boulevard.

Lawrence Technology Association picnic, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., "Dad" Perry Park, west shelter, 1200 Monterey Way, $5 for adults, $3 for children ages 4-6, free for children 3 and younger, register at events@lawrencetech.org.

Baldwin City/Baker University "birthday gift" rally, 5:45 p.m.-6:30 p.m., downtown Baldwin City.

"For Your EARS Only," sale of all things audio to benefit Audio-Reader, 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St., (800) 335-1221.

"The Pink Floyd Experience," 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, KU's West Campus, 864-2787.

"The Secret Garden," 8 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.

22 Saturday

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

Baker University Family Day, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Baldwin City campus.

"For Your EARS Only," sale of all things audio to benefit Audio-Reader, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St., (800) 335-1221.

"Through the Looking Glass," KU Theatre for Young People, 9:45 a.m., Inge Theatre, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive, 864-3982.

Program: Preserving Family Photos, by Helen Krische, 10:30 a.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., $10-$15, 841-4109.

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.

Light the Night Walk, for cancer research, by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 6 p.m., South Park, 1200 Mass., www.lightthenight.org/mid.

"The Secret Garden," 8 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.

23 Sunday

City Commission meeting, 9 a.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

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.

Feria Hispana festival, with music, children's activities, a jalapeno-eating contest and more, 2 p.m.-6 p.m., South Park, 1200 Mass., www.centrohispanolawrence.org.

Book discussion and signing with Ken Lassman, author of "Wild Douglas County," 2:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

"Through the Looking Glass," KU Theatre for Young People, 2:30 p.m., Inge Theatre, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive, 864-3982.

"The Secret Garden," 2:30 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.

24 Monday

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

Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority Board of Commissioners meeting, with public hearing on the 2008 plan, 5:30 p.m., Babcock Place, 1700 Mass.

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