March 29, 2012


March 29…. High Point Village: Texas Tech Volleyball Team Recreational Sports Class - The team will show their outreach to the special needs community during the High Point Village sports class at 5:30 p.m. By using adaptive methods, the team will teach basic volleyball skills, play, and enjoy their time with the participants and their families. This is the second time the Texas Tech Volleyball team has visited High Point Village, and the participants are excited for their return. The lives of individuals with special needs are continually blessed by the visits and support from the volleyball and football teams. This activity reflects Coach Don Flora’s commitment to his athletes giving back to the community. For more information visit or call 698-0015.

March 29 - 31….Friends of Wolfforth Library Book Sale – Come and find great buys at the Library book sale. Friends of the Library is a non-profit organization supporting the programs and services of the area. The library phone number is 806-866-9280 if you need more information. Wolfforth Library, 508 E Highway 62/82 in Wolfforth; Hours are: Thursday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

March 29 - 31….70th Annual ABC Rodeo -
Once again, the Beutler & Son Rodeo Company will be bringing the TOP RODEO Livestock in the PRCA to the City Bank Coliseum! Every year, since 1949, this rodeo company has amazed Lubbock with their professionalism and the quality of stock they bring. Rodeo events at each and every performance include saddlebronc, bareback, steer wrestling, tie down roping, team roping, barrel racing, mutton bustin' and bull riding. Come out and see the top PRCA cowboys compete! To find out more information about the ABC Rodeo visit Kids 2 and under free: lap only. City Bank Coliseum, 2720 Drive of Champions; Shows start at 7:30 p.m. each night and a 1:30 p.m. matinee on Saturday the 31st.


arch 30….The Buddy Holly Center: A Reception featuring, Paintings of Place: The Landscapes of Catherine Jennings - Catherine Jennings is a nationally recognized watercolorist and art professor at Eastern New Mexico University; she is a painter whose primary subject matter focuses on the landscapes and cityscapes of the world. The works in this exhibition reflect her travels through the Old City of Jerusalem, the northern coast of Maine, West Texas and New Mexico and the Lava Beds / Tule Lake region of Northern California. The exhibition will be on exhibit through April 22nd, 2012. On March 30th there will be a reception in the Fine Arts Gallery where Catherine will be available to visit with patrons. For more information call 806.775.3560 or visit . Buddy Holly Center, 1801 Crickets Ave; 5:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.

March 30….Anoushka Shankar....Grammy-nominated composer and sitar player -
Anoushka Shankar has emerged as one of the leading figures in World Music today. She is deeply rooted in Indian classical music, having studied exclusively with her father, the legendary Ravi Shankar. She is a musical pioneer, exploring fertile ground as a performer and composer in the crossover between Indian music and a variety of genres including electronica, jazz, flamenco and Western classical music. CD signing following performance. General Admission tickets are $15 and are available through all Select-A-Seat locations 806.770.2000. TTU Students receive one free ticket with valid ID at the SUB information booth. Allen Theatre, located in the Student Union Building of Texas Tech University; 7 p.m.


March 30-31….Cactus Theater: “Lucy and the Outlaw” - Comic farce set in Belle's saloon in Dry Gulch, Texas, in the late 1800's. A newcomer, Lucy, arrives in town and finds work scrubbing floors at Belle's Saloon. Belle's regular patrons include a cattle rancher, a banker, the town deputy, and, on occasion, "Dizzy" the singing cowboy comes in for a hand of poker. The town is riddled with talk of all the recent train robberies...and you might say that's where things get interesting. Rumors have it that a man-woman team is responsible. A wanted poster with a photo shows Lucy to be one of the robbers. All the bar regulars conjure up a way to trap Lucy into confessing, but the tables are turned and the joke's on them. Tickets are $20.00 and can be reserved by calling (806) 762-3233. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Avenue; 7:30 p.m.


arch 30 - April 1 (repeats April 6-8)….Lubbock Community Theatre presents: “You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown” - When "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" (revised) opened on Broadway in 1999, it was a fresh approach to the all-time 1967 classic. Sally Brown joins Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, Schroeder and Snoopy in this version. Two new songs, "Beethoven Day" and "My New Philosophy", have been added to the twelve wonderful numbers from the original version, such as "My Blanket and Me", "The Kite", "The Baseball Game", "Little Known Facts", "Suppertime" and "Happiness". Based on the comic strip "Peanuts" by Charles M. Schulz, music and lyrics by Clark Gesner and directed by Joshua Aguirre. Rated: G. To reserve tickets, call (806) 749-2416 or visit Lubbock Community Theatre, 4232 Boston Ave; Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.

March 31….3rd Annual Diabetes and Healthy Living Expo - Join an educational activity that could change your life! Special speakers include: Dr. Tedd Mitchell, President of TTUHSC, Dr. Kelly Fallin, OD and Dr. Kelly Robinson, DDS. Free for the whole family! Activities include: exercise and fitness, recipes and cooking demonstration, dental and eye care, vendors, and much more! Educational information targeted to improve your overall health! Fun for the kids. Questions? - Call 806.794.0691, ext. 6139. BodyWorks, 4th and Slide Road; 8 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

March 31
....Lubbock Parks and Rec Workshop: Windsurfing & Stand-Up Paddle ....10 a.m.-5 p.m., $40 for 1 workshop. Harness the power of the wind through this fun introduction to the amazing sport of windsurfing and stand-up paddle! Learn safe practices, getting on your board, cruising back and forth, and turning around while on the board. One hour of instruction and six hours of free surf with instruction as needed. Boards provided. Participants MUST BRING water shoes, sunscreen, hat, water, and snacks or lunch. Bring a life jacket or use one of ours. This workshop is taught on-site at Leroy Elmore Park however, registration is at Maxey Community Center. Call 767-3706 for more information.

March 31....Arboretum Easter Egg Hunt - Parents, "the hunt" starts at 11 a.m. and the cost is FREE...but get there a little early to get your bearings and the kids ready for the big moment. Kiddos will have fun moving about the grounds and hunting for Easter eggs...and parents will enjoy the thrill of it all as well. Thousands of eggs will be hidden throughout the Arboretum. Enjoy face painting, games and pictures. For more information, call Angela O'Brien at 767-3706. Lubbock Memorial Arboretum, 4111 University Avenue.

March 31….Betenbough Homes Free Communitywide Easter Egg Hunt - The Easter Bunny will be hiding over 2,000 eggs with fun prizes inside of each one prior to the 10:30 a.m. egg hunt. Along with the egg hunt, the open house will feature children’s crafts and story time, snacks, spring floral DIY ideas for parents, and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Families should bring Easter baskets and cameras for photos with the Easter Bunny. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 806-687-8787 or visit Betenbough New Home Center, 6517 82nd Street; 10 a.m.- noon.

March 31….Nano Day at the Science Spectrum: The Biggest Event for the Smallest Science! - The Science Spectrum will be hosting a Nano Day event where everyone young and old will have an opportunity to learn amazing and fun facts about nanoscale science and technology. Nano Day is a part of a nationwide festival of educational programs now in its fifth year of programming. Patrons will have the opportunity to see and do hands-on experiments, experience live demonstrations, make fun crafts and so much more as they learn modern nano applications and its potential impact for the future. All Nano Day activities in the atrium are FREE to the public. Any activities located inside the museum are included with regular Museum Admission. For more information, visit the website below or call 806.745.2525 X 273. Science Spectrum, 2579 S. Loop 289; 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

March 31….Texas Tech Formula Society of Automotive Engineers 4th Bi-Annual Fundraiser Car Show - This student organization builds a formula style race car from the ground up every year and competes in an international competition against 120 other schools. Every semester they hold a car show as a fundraiser to help fund their project. There will be 7 categories of cars featured, smoked brisket, 50-50 cash raffle, car bashing (beating a junker car with a sledge hammer) and, of course, trophies for the winners. Admission is free. $15.00 to enter a car. For more information call Matthew Candler at 432.638.7318. Texas Tech Federal Credit Union Parking Lot on 19th Street right across from Covenant Hospital; 10a.m .- 2:30 p.m.

March 31….Hold Your Horses’ Rompin’ Stompin’ Roundup – Enjoy carnival games, horse rides, silent auction, rodeo clown, pigs & rabbits, hay rides, live music and more! Hot dogs and the fixins will be available. Purchase individual tickets at the gate to pay for food and activities separately or buy your wristband in advance for all inclusive food and activities. $5.00 per person (under 1 admitted free). You can purchase wristbands from Militia Supply, 28O9 Ave Q; Ralph's Records and Tapes, 3322 - 82nd Street; LlSD ECl office, 1628 19th Street; or Red Wing Shoe Store, 2718 - 50th Street. Location of events is at 202 CR 7300 (1/4 mile east of l-27 on 114th Street); 11 a.m.- 2 p.m.

March 31….DiverCity Gallery Grand Opening
- On the square in Slaton, DriverCity Gallery will have it's grand opening gala on Saturday March 31st from 6-9 p.m. If you can't make it on Saturday, the gallery will be open during the 5th Friday event on March 30th from 6-9 p.m. as well. DiverCity Gallery is a large, modern gallery that will exhibit a wide variety of 2 dimensional works. 3D works that can hang on a wall will also be shown. The gallery's focus will be on diversity of quality works by artists from the local area as well as around the country. For more information, contact Maggie Jackson at 806.224.3310 or email at — with 159 S. 9th St.

SUNDAY Only - April Fool's Day!

April 1….Laughter Session for April Fool’s Day - Have you been laughing enough lately? If you are feeling stressed out and need a little laughter and relief please come and join this FREE public session for the community and laugh your stress away! The Laughter Yoga Community of Lubbock is offering a laughter session at Covenant Hospital. Parking is free and attendance is free. Come join in the fun and release your stress! Laughter is the best medicine! For questions please contact Carla at 806-392-5768 or email at Covenant Lifestyles Centre, 6th fl, East Parking Garage 2 p.m.- 3 p.m.

"Kids' Fun Fair 2012"
Vendor Spaces for Annual Summer Fun Planning Event Filling Up

It’s almost that time of year again! We're excited to announce the plans for Kids' Fun Fair 2012…and this year, there's more fun for everyone! Our annual gathering will take place on Saturday, April 21st, in a new venue: Main there'll be fantastic fun around every corner and at every booth represented! Expect to spend a fun-filled day learning about the best that summer has to offer...and enjoy the arcade, bowling, laser tag and mini golf while you're there, too!

Kids' Fun Fair 2012 allows business owners, parents and their kids the opportunity to learn about each other...and the diverse products and services available in our community in a lively, energetic environment. Vendors who have participated in the past include: pre-schools, summer camps, private schools, churches, children’s party entertainment services, community health professionals and a wide variety of family-friendly businesses. The fair will run from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on April 21st with some new surprises for those who've attended our annual event in the past. Make plans now to attend or exhibit.

Prospective vendors may email for more information on how to participate in this exciting community event tailored especially for parents and kids of all ages. Hurry while the limited space remains!

Last Week's Trivia Question....
The question: What is currently the longest-running stage production on Broadway?

"Phantom of the Opera"

Winner: Cassandra G. of Lubbock

Looking at Next Week & Beyond
April 5….Lubbock Fun Club Singles "SOS" Monthly Dinner
April 6….Cactus Theater: Del Castillo in Concert
April 10-11….Sesame Street Live: “Elmo Makes Music”
April 12…....Go For It! College Preparation Resource Fair

April 13–15…...Lubbock Arts Festival

April 13-15…....Ballet Lubbock: “Cinderella”
April 20-22…....Celebrity Attractions: “Shrek The Musical”

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