Today in Lawrence: Rain later today, Legos for grown-ups and a lecture on Haiti

The latest installment of the Lawrence Public Library's LEGO Club for kids 5-11 will be held Saturday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. The Grown-up Lego Club meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

The latest installment of the Lawrence Public Library's LEGO Club for kids 5-11 will be held Saturday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. The Grown-up Lego Club meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

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Showers later

Today calls showers in the evening. The high is forecast for 66 degrees. The winds will from the south-southwest at 20 mph. The low tonight will be 45 degrees. The warmer temps will continue through the week, in the 50s and 60s.

Legos for grown-ups

Are you jealous of all the Lego sets you buy for the children in your life? Do you miss the creativity you had as a kid playing with Legos? Come to the library auditorium and play Legos with like minded grown-ups. There will be some Legos on hand, but feel free to bring your own. The Grown-up Lego Club meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

Lecture on Haiti

Amy Wilentz, journalist, author and expert on the politics and culture of Haiti, will lecture on "Haiti: Tragedy and Hope” as part of the Hall Center for the Humanities' 2014-2015 Humanities Lecture Series. The event is free and open to the public. “Haiti: Tragedy and Hope” is at 7:30 p.m. at Woodruff Auditorium in the Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd.

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More Nov. 3 events

Reception to welcome Christina McClelland, new City of Lawrence Director of Arts and Culture, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Lied Center Pavilion, 1600 Stewart Drive.

Live country music, 6:30-9 p.m., Wayne and Larry’s, Hillcrest Shopping Center, Ninth and Iowa streets.

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

Baldwin City Council meeting, 7:30 p.m., City Hall, 803 S. Eighth St.

Organ Recital: Sarah Holland, 7:30 p.m., Bales Organ Recital Hall, 1600 Stewart Drive.

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