Thursday, December 11, 2014
Fog of night
Today will bring intervals of clouds and sunshine with light winds and a high of 46 degrees. Tonight's low will hit 38 degrees with areas of fog developing and possibly patchy drizzle. Chance of rain: 10 percent.
City manager at league lunch
The League of Women Voters welcome Lawrence City Manager David Corliss to its Brown Bag lecture. Corliss will address the topic “The State of the City.” There will be informal meet and greet at 11:30 a.m. followed by the presentation at noon at the Carnegie Building, 200 W. Ninth St. Bring you lunch and your questions for this opportunity to talk to a city leader.
Join Heartland Community Health Center for its fourth annual Fill Up. Pour Out. fundraiser. The program will include patient testimonials, presentations by Heartland staff and live music. Tickets are $65 and can be purchased online at heartland health.org/fupo14. Proceeds benefit Heartland Community Health Center. The events is at 7 p.m. at Arterra Event Gallery, 2161 Quail Creek Drive.
- City makes surprise payment on Rock Chalk Park infrastructure fees
- City Manager now says he will withhold controversial Rock Chalk Park payment
- Brownback announces $280 million in allotment cuts to fill budget shortfall
More Dec. 11 events
Red Dog’s Dog Days workout, 6 a.m., Allen Fieldhouse (second floor, south side), 1651 Naismith Drive.
Salvation Army’s Christmas Joy Shop, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m., Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St.
Story Time for Preschoolers, 10-10:30 a.m., Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St.
2014 Post-Election Conference: Kansas Panel, 10 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Dole Institute, 2350 Petefish Drive.
Veggie Lunch: Vegetarian Community Meal by Donation, 11:30 a.m., Ecumenical Campus Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave.
Adornment Holiday Art Show and Sale, 1-5 p.m., Van Go, 715 New Jersey St.
2014 Post-Election Conference: National Panel, 2-3:30 p.m., Dole Institute, 2350 Petefish Drive.
Cottin’s Hardware Farmers Market - Indoors! 4-6 p.m., Cottin’s Hardware and Rental, 1832 Massachusetts St.
Campus Cupboard Food Pantry, 4-7 p.m., Ecumenical Campus Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave.
KU Youth Chorus rehearsal, 4:30 p.m., Room 328, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive.
Dinner and Big Band music, 5:30 p.m., American Legion Post #14, 3408 W. Sixth St.
Red Dog Days Jingle Jog, 6 p.m., meet behind Kizer Cummings Jewelry, 833 Massachusetts St.
Ninth Annual Cocktails and Carols with Kim and The Quake, 7 p.m., Crystal Ballroom, Eldridge Hotel, 701 Massachusetts St.
Junkyard Jazz Band, 7 p.m., American Legion, 3408 W. Sixth St.
EMC’s Yule Ball, 7 p.m., ECM Building, 1204 Oread Ave.
Free English as a Second Language class, 7-8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vermont St.
Affordable community Spanish class, 7-8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vermont St.
Lawrence Arts & Crafts group, 7-9 p.m., Merc cafe, 901 Iowa St.
Signs of Life Bluegrass Gospel Jam, 7-10 p.m., Signs of Life, 722 Massachusetts St.
KU School of Music: Collegium Musicum, “Early Music for the Holiday Season,” 7:30 p.m., Bales Organ Recital Hall, 1600 Stewart Drive.
“Mary Poppins,” 7:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 4660 Bauer Farm Drive.
“The Last Cyclist,” 7:30 p.m., William Inge Memorial Theatre, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive.
An Evening with Singer-Songwriter Kelley Hunt, doors 7 p.m., show 8 p.m., Castle Tea Room, 1307 Massachusetts St.
Team trivia, 9 p.m., Johnny’s West, 721 Wakarusa Drive.
Thursday Night Karaoke, 9 p.m., Wayne & Larry’s Sports Bar & Grill, 933 Iowa St.