Thursday, November 6, 2014
Today's forecast feels a lot like the day before. Skies will be mainly sunny with a high of 56 degrees. Winds will be north-northwest at 10 to 20 mph. Nighttime will bring clear skies and a low of 32 degrees.
Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging is having its second annual Caregiver Education Fair. Booths include Alzheimer's Association, Douglas County Senior Services, the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, Project Lifesaver, Audio Reader and many more. See how the community can help with your caregiving role! The fair is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vermont St.
Artists: Write a grant
Lawrence Arts Center's director of grants and special projects, Sarah Bishop, will provide an hour-long introductory seminar on grant, residency, and fellowship application writing for artists. This is your chance to learn more about the process and gain new skills. She will also provide a list of potential funding opportunities for Kansas artists. Attend the LAC's Grant Writing Workshop at 5 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.
J. Robert Lennon is the author of seven novels, including Mailman, Familiar, and Happyland, and the story collections Pieces for the Left Hand. He will read from his latest short story collection, "See You In Paradise," at 7 p.m. in the Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vermont St. The event is free and open to the public.
- Lawrence voters reject sales tax for $28 million police headquarters
- Kansas Gov. Brownback wins tough re-election race vs. challenger Davis
- Former Lawrence mayor wins Kansas House district vacated by Davis
More Nov. 6 events
Red Dog’s Dog Days workout, 6 a.m., Recreation Center, South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St.
Story Time for Preschoolers, 10-10:30 a.m., Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St.
Veggie Lunch: Vegetarian Community Meal by Donation, 11:30 a.m., Ecumenical Campus Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave.
The Fort Leavenworth Series: Decisive Battles with Sean Kalic, 3 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, 2350 Petefish Drive.
Cottin’s Hardware Farmers Market Moves 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’s Dog Days workout, 6 p.m., west side of South Park, 12th and Massachusetts streets.
Baker University Community Choir Rehearsal, 6-8 p.m., McKibben Recital Hall (Owens Musical Arts Building), 408 Eighth St., Baldwin City.
Junkyard Jazz Band, 7 p.m., American Legion, 3408 W. Sixth St.
Meet our Artists in Residence, 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.
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.
Signs of Life Bluegrass Gospel Jam, 7-10 p.m., Signs of Life, 722 Massachusetts St.
Trivia Night, 8 p.m. The Burger Stand, 803 Massachusetts St.
Edward Gant’s Amazing Feats of Loneliness: A Traveling Freak Show of Emotional Deformities, 8 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire 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.