May 1, 2008


May 1...."The Treasure Chest" - A workshop for budding artists age 4 years and up. You bring the talent and we’ll supply the materials. For more information, call 792-6566; The Godeke Branch Library, 6601 Quaker, 2 p.m.

May 1....May SOS Singles Monthly Dinner - This month, the Lubbock Fun Club Singles group (SOS), will be meeting for dinner together at Gardski's. No reservations necessary...just come as you are and meet some fine folks while you share a meal. Everyone takes care of their own tab. Gardski's is located downtown at 2009 Broadway. Meet on the 2nd floor at 7 p.m.

May 1....“Master’s Touch Program” -
The Lubbock Master Gardener’s Association program will include topics such as lawns (grasses, fertilization, weed control & watering), plants (tomatoes, container gardening, raised bed gardening), and waterwise gardening (landscaping, Texas SmartScape, & Texas trees). Tonight is the first of three nights (May 1, 8 and 15) for the program. Cost for all three nights is $45. Registration forms and additional information can be found at, or email, or by calling 806-775-1680; Breedlove Dehydration Facility Conference Room, 818 MLK Blvd, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.


May 1-4....18th Annual “Original” Cinco de Mayo Celebration - Live entertainment, various food and commercial booths, carnival, kid activities, car show, car giveaway and more. For more information and to see the complete list of daily activities and music lineup, click here or call Magic 93.7 at 806-770-5937 or the 2008 Cinco De Mayo Celebration hotline at 806-748-2430; South Plains Fair Grounds.


May 2-4....Lubbock Community Theatre: "Same Time, Next Year" - One of the most popular romantic comedies of the century, ran four years on Broadway, was a successful motion picture, and remains one of the most widely produced plays in history. It follows a love affair between people who rendezvous once a year. Twenty five years of manners, morals and attitudes are hilariously mirrored by the lovers. Directed by Joseph Ginnane; The Firehouse Theatre, Louise H. Underwood Center, 511 Avenue K; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday night and 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday.


May 2....First Friday Art Trail....The galleries, studios, businesses and restaurants of downtown Lubbock and beyond will join together and open their doors for Lubbock’s monthly evening of art, music and food. First Friday Art Trail showcases fabulous works of art, much of which is created locally in the unique and inspiring galleries, studios, businesses and restaurants of downtown Lubbock and throughout our city.
For further information about First Friday Art Trail, call 762-8606 or click here for the complete listing of galleries, addresses and trolley information.

May 2....Relay for Life - The American Cancer Society's main fundraising event that is designed to unite those affected by cancer while raising money for the organization's research, education and advocacy efforts. Teams gather in the evening for the all-night event with tents and sleeping bags, while team members take turns walking the track to symbolize the fact that cancer never sleeps. Relay for Life is also a celebration of life. Relay begins with the Victory Lap for cancer survivors. Those who have ever been diagnosed with cancer and their caregivers are asked to take a lap around the track while the community rallies around in support. According to the American Cancer Society, Relay for Life is a way to remember those who have lost their battles with cancer. Luminaria ceremonies and slideshows remember those lost but also honor those who have survived. For more info email or call 806-773-0760. Event takes place at Lowery Field, 66th St. and Ave. P; 7 p.m.- 7 a.m. Saturday morning.

May 2....Kenny Maines Unplugged - The Cactus Theater is proud to welcome this legendary West Texas artist as he brings this very special concert to the stage. Kenny, a veteran of music since his early beginnings with the second generation Maines Brothers Band, has influenced the sounds of West Texas music for three decades. This concert will be a delightful, up-close glimpse of the heart of Kenny and his music. Join Kenny and his special guests for an intimate and fun evening. Reserved seats only $20.00; Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Ave; 7:30 p.m.


May 2-3....The Lubbock Symphony Orchestra: Bohemians and Their Rhapsodies - Conclusion of the 2007-08 Global Journeys season with the Grand Finale Concert featuring works of two of the greatest Bohemian masters, Antonín Dvorák and Gustav Mahler. Performance will include Dvorak’s Concerto for Violin in a minor, featuring violinist Yuval Yaron and Mahler’s monumental Symphony No. 1. For tickets, call 762.1688, come by LSO office at 601 Ave. K or visit the organization's official website at; Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Theater, 1501 Mac Davis Lane; 8 p.m.


May 3....Jason Fellers Tribute to Chicago and Creedence Clearwater Revival - Jason brought the house down with his wonderful tribute to the Eagles last year and by special request for more, Jason pays homage to the fabulous music of Chicago and the unforgettable Creedence Clearwater Revival. Don’t miss this music event featuring the best musicians in West Texas. Please welcome newcomer Engelo Charles and join him for this tribute to two of the most popular groups in music history. Reserved tickets only $25/$20; Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Ave; 7:30 p.m.


May 3-4....Lubbock Gem & Mineral Society's 50th Show - There will be approximately 100 displays showing lapidary works and collections from Lubbock and area club members. There will be dealers (vendors) selling to the public; stringed beads of all kinds for making your own necklaces, jewelry, faceted precious gems, minerals, amber and more. Some demonstrations. Contact Archie Scott, (806) 894-1584, or Ed Ries, (806) 799-2722. Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane; Saturday 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.


May 4....Matthew Williams Benefit Concert - Music benefit for critically injured child. Entertainment provided by Mike Pritchard, Cory Dutton, Darren Welch, Reverand Al and the Pythons. $5.00 per person: children age 10 and under are free; Lone Star Amphitheater, 602 E. 19th St; 4 p.m.- 8 p.m.

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Our Ticket Winner for Last Week....
Congratulations to Celeste W. for winning the free summer camp registration from Hub Performing Arts School in last week's drawing.

Hurry...We're Giving Away Tickets to the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra's Friday Night Concert!

This week's random drawing is for a pair of tickets to see the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra's regular season finale entitled "Bohemians and Their Rhapsodies."
Since this concert is tomorrow night, we'll draw for the winner TONIGHT at midnight and notify the winner tomorrow (Friday, day of show). Please be sure you are able to attend the concert before entering. To enter the drawing send us an email with the words "LSO FRIDAY" in the subject line. Be sure to e-mail your contact info (including daytime phone) to Good luck...but hurry...this drawing is TONIGHT!

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Down Memory Lane Is Offering Two Great Events for Adults and Kids!

This Saturday, May's National Scrapbook Day! Join in the fun with us at Down Memory Lane and celebrate the 10th annual event for this national scrapbooking day! If you haven't seen them in awhile, they're not just about "scrapbooking" anymore. They do mini albums, cards, altered pieces, journals, and much more! All day this Saturday, get creative at the"Art Bar" and make the project-of-the-week (no need to bring anything...just yourself)! They'll also have FREE gifts with purchase, sales, specials, and a giveaway Grand Prize Coach purse filled with goodies!!! Call them at 806-792-7565 or go by the store at 6602 Slide Rd # 7 to find out more. Visit their online blog to get up-to-date info on what's going on at

Also! For the kiddos....check out their special "Kids' Camp" for this summer. It will be offered in two different weeks (June 16-20 and July 21-25). Kids aged 5-12 are welcome and will be creating such things as decorative journals, mini albums, cards, and more. Pre-registration is required, so call the store at 806-792-7565 to sign up for summer fun!

To visit the official store website, click here!

Many of You Requested a List of Our Kids' Summer Fun Fair Vendors

To help those of you who were unable to attend our event on March 29, here is a complete list of the participating vendors. Many of them actually filled their available summer slots during the event...but there may be a few spots available even at this late check them out if you are still looking for summer activities and programs for your kids. We thank all of them for participating!

Hub Performing Arts School
- 806-795-7344;
Down Memory Lane - 806-792-7565;:
Mad Science of Lubbock - Ben Alexander 806-687-8460;
Premier Sportsplex - 806-771-4263
Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts (LHUCA)
School of Art (Jeanie Jones) 806-745- 6018;
Science Spectrum - 806-745-2525;
Bodyworks - 806-780-2639;
Ceta Canyon - 806- 488-2268;
C.A.T.S. Playhouse - 806-792-0501;
Lubbock Community Theatre - 806-749-2416;
Lubbock Garden & Arts Center - 806-767-3724;
YWCA - 806-792-2723;
Girl Scouts - 806-745-2855;
IDEAL - (Super Saturdays);


May 8...."Step Out Step Up" - Mixing social networking with philanthropy, South Plains Mall is joining 65 sister shopping centers across the country to create more than 30,000 wellness bags for women cancer patients nationwide in a single-day. Women – including mothers and daughters – are invited to help create these wellness bags, which will be distributed locally to female cancer patients through Komen for the Cure and local cancer centers just in time for Mother’s Day. For more info contact Beth Bridges at South Plains Mall, 806.792.4654 or; Grand Court in the South Plains Mall, Slide & South Loop 289, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

May 9-10...."A Tale of the Kingdom" - An original musical production presented by Christ in the Arts. General admission is $7.00 for adults and $5.00 for children (12 and under); City Bank Auditorium, adjacent to the Texas Tech University campus at 4th St. & Drive of Champions, 7 p.m.

May 10....Great Strides Walk for Cystic Fibrosis - Annual fundraiser for Cystic Fibrosis. Taking steps to cure cystic fibrosis (CF) goes a long way toward making a difference in the lives of those with CF. Last year, the Lubbock Great Strides walk raised $26,526. Register online at; Lubbock Christian University, 5601 19th Street, Check-in: 8:30 a.m., Walk begins: 9:30 a.m.

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