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Archive for Saturday, September 29, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

September 29, 2007

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29 Today

Fall Parade of Homes, noon-5 p.m., free, 748-0612 or www.lhba.net.

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

Healthier Haskell, speaker and walk/run, 8 a.m. registration, Haskell Indian Nations University stadium, 155 Indian Ave., 830-2758, agipp@haskell.edu.

Lawrence Public Library fall book sale, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 707 Vt.

"S is for Schoolhouse," a historical story hour, 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., 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.

Fred Garbo Inflatable Theatre Co., 2:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive, 864-2787.

Oktoberfest, with 4 p.m. polka mass, dinner and dancing until 10 p.m., St. John the Evangelist Church, 1234 Ky.

Blue Valley Tiger Invitational, with performances by Lawrence and Free State high schools' marching bands, 4 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m., 6001 W. 159th St., Stilwell, $5-$8.

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

30 Sunday

Fall Parade of Homes, noon-5 p.m., free, 748-0612 or www.lhba.net.

Great Expectations, Lawrence's second annual pregnancy fair, 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

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.

Lawrence Public Library fall book sale, half-price day, 2 p.m.-6 p.m., 707 Vt.

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

"Remembering Miss Nottingham, Eudora's Favorite Teacher," 3 p.m., Nottingham School, 1428 Elm St., (785) 633-0756.

Concert: Jack Winerock, piano, 3 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, suggested donation $10 adults, $5 students and seniors, 864-3436.

1 Monday

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

Lawrence Public Library fall book sale, $7 bag night, 5 p.m.-8 p.m., 707 Vt.

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

Lawrence and Free State high schools Orchestra Pops Concert, 7:30 p.m., Free State High School, 832-5050.

2 Tuesday

Stories under the Big Top, for all ages, 10:30-11 a.m., in the tent behind Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833, ext. 117.

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

Lawrence City Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

Civil Air Patrol informational meeting, 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Kansas National Guard Armory, 200 Iowa, 841-0752.

KU Jazz Ensembles I, II and III, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive, 864-2787.

3 Wednesday

Program: "Affordable Housing Plus Services," by the Older Women's League, 2 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., 865-0820.

Sleuth Society, 7- to 12-year-olds, 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library Auditorium, 707 Vt., registration requested, 843-3833, ext. 117.

Lawrence Farmers Market, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., 925 Iowa.

"Macintosh Show and Tell: What's Cool," 7 p.m., Signs of Life, 722 Mass.

Concert: Krassimina Jordan, piano, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, 864-3436.

4 Thursday

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.

Lawrence Public Library fall book sale, $5 bag night, 5 p.m.-8 p.m., 707 Vt.

Lawrence Board of Zoning Appeals, 6:30 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

Harlem Renaissance book discussion: "The New Negro," by Alain Locke, 6 p.m., followed by 7 p.m. film, "Brother to Brother," Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., preregistration required, 843-3833 ext. 123.

Town hall meeting: "A Conversation on Energy," with moderator David Kerr of the Kansas Department of Commerce, 6:30 p.m. registration, Kansas History Museum and Library, 6425 SW Sixth Ave., Topeka, (888) 877-5917.

"The Secret Garden," 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.

Central Junior High School Choral Concert, 7:30 p.m., CJHS, 1400 Mass., 832-5400.

"The Jellybean Conspiracy," 7:30 p.m., Lawrence High School, 1901 La., 832-5050.

Concert: Andreas Klein, piano, 7:30 p.m., McKibbin Recital Hall, Baker University, Baldwin City, $15-$20.

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