July 10, 2014


July 10….Buddy Holly Center Summer Showcase: Jenni Dale Lord (Americana) - The Buddy Holly Center is offering another summer of music and fun with the annual Summer Showcase Concert Series running now through August 28th. Showcase is free to the public. There is a cash bar and beverages available for purchase. No outside beverages are allowed. Performances are every Thursday from 5:30 pm – 7:30 p.m. in the Meadows Courtyard. Buddy Holly Center, 19th & Crickets Ave).

July 10...."When I Grow Up" - Hub Performing Arts School's Advanced Camp presents this amazing show about what it's like growing up told through the kids' own words and scenes and songs from some of your favorite Broadway shows: Wicked, 13, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Mary Poppins, Newsies, Aladdin and more. Tickets are $5. Call 577-2978 for more information. All Saints Episcopal School Main stage, 3222 103rd; 7 p.m.

July 11….Back to the ‘80s - Attention all you Eighties ladies and gents! This is YOUR decade! Come re-live your favorite memories from this music decade that was like no other! Remember The Police, Foreigner, Guns 'n' Roses, Whitney Houston and Bonnie Tyler? Not to mention Lionel Ritchie, U2 and Van Halen. You are gonna love this show – so grab your “bestie” and come “Back to the '80s”! Tickets are $20.00 and can be reserved by calling (806) 762-3233 or online at CactusTheater.com. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Ave; 7:30 p.m.

July 11….Movie Night at Maxey Park - Grab a blanket, pack up the kids and watch a movie out under the stars! Maxey Community Center is hosting their Movie Nights at Maxey Park, and each month a different, classic Disney movie will be featured from June through September! This month the film that will be shown is “Finding Nemo.” Families are encouraged to bring blankets or low-backed lawn chairs to enhance their viewing experience. Concessions will be available or bring your own snacks! Admission is free. For more information call (806) 767-3796. : Maxey Park, 4020 30th St; Dusk or approximately 9 p.m.

July 11 - 12….Living Proof Live with Beth Moore -
Beth Moore is a motivational speaker and author of best-selling Bible studies and other books for women. From teaching Bible studies at her home church to speaking to thousands of women who attend her Living Proof Live conferences each year, Beth is a woman of purpose, preparation, prayer and passion. Travis Cottrell serves as the worship pastor at Englewood Baptist Church in Jackson, Tenn. For more than 16 years he has served as worship leader at Living Proof Live events. The two speakers will lead audience members in an inspirational time of worship throughout the weekend that will leave guests forever changed. Prices will vary. For more info, please call 800.254.2022 or visit www.lifeway.com/livingproof for program details and times. United Spirit Arena, 1701 Indiana Ave.

July 11, 12
(Repeats July 18, 19, 25, 26)…."God of Carnage" - A playground altercation between eleven-year-old boys brings together two sets of parents for a meeting to resolve the matter. At first, diplomatic niceties are observed, but as the meeting progresses, and the rum flows, tensions emerge and the gloves come off, leaving the couples with more than just their principles in tatters. *Recommended for mature audiences due to language. Ticket prices are $12 for students/seniors and $14 for adults. For reservations, visit catplayhouse.com or call (806) 792-0501. Children and Adults Theatrical Studio, 2257 34th Street; Doors will open at 7 p.m. and show time 7:30 p.m.

July 11, 12 (Repeats July 18, 19, 25, 26)…. Lubbock Moonlight Musicals: “South Pacific” - There is nothing like the beloved musical South Pacific! Join us for an enchanted evening of South Pacific this summer. Rich with well-known songs such as: "I'm Gonna Wash that Man Right Outa My Hair", "Some Enchanted Evening", "There is Nothin' like a Dame" and "Younger Than Springtime"... this production will both entertain and inspire you. If you have any questions, please call the Select-a-Seat box office at (806) 770-2000. Wells Fargo Amphitheatre, 413 E. Broadway. Gates open at 7 p.m. and show begins at 8 p.m.

July 12….2014 Fit 4 Fun Kid's TriathlonThis event begins with a swim at the Texas Tech Leisure Pool, then transitions to a bike ride and ends with a run around the Student Recreation Center. Age groups 7 -10 and 11- 14 will have different distance to compete in. Cost is $20 for the first child in a family and $15 for each additional child in that family. $5 late fee after Monday, July 7 and you won’t be seeded in the swim. You can register in the Fit/Well at the TTU Rec Center or print a registration form and return to Rec Sports or mail it in. Online registration coming soon. There will also be a Triathlon Workshop July 7 from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. and is free admission. Get a feel for the real thing! Bring your bike, helmet and running shoes to learn how to transition from one race segment to the other. Call 742-3828 to register. Texas Tech Recreational Center/Leisure Pool, Main Street just east of Indiana Avenue on the Texas Tech campus; 7:30 a.m.

July 12….South Plains Kidney Foundation Walk 'n' Roll -
The SPKF's kidney walks are designed to help people understand the need for early detection of kidney disease. In addition to raising funds for research and help for patients and their families. The Walk is a great way to bring the community together! Register now! Walk/Run with us, visit vendor and health screening booths, enjoy our guest speaker, goodie bags, raffle prizes, and more. Registration Fees: only $30 (Donations accepted). To register or get more details, log on to http://www.southplainskidney.com/, contact your social worker, or contact Amie Duemer at 283-7357. Mackenzie Park, 601 Municipal. Sign in begins at 7:30 a.m.and Walk/Run starts 8:15 a.m.

July 12….Archaeology in Action at Lubbock Lake Landmark - Here’s your chance to see "archaeology in action" as you interact with the excavators and the lab crew. Visit all of the places not usually open to the public during this special event! Activities include: Simulated Archaeology Excavations, Pottery Puzzles, Animal Track Art, Spear Throwing. Admission is free. For more information visit www.depts.ttu.edu or call 806.742.1116. Lubbock Lake Landmark, 2401 Landmark Dr. Tours to this year's excavation and to the lab begin in the Interpretive Center at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.

July 12 ….The Lubbock Downtown Art Market (DAM)
Time for the Farmers Market! Through the end of season in October, the market will be open every Saturday. There will be lots of vendors including Sunburst Farms, Crazy Hoe Farms, Harden Farms, Apple Country, Crusty's Wood Fired Pizza, Juicy Lucy’s Veggies, Dutch Cheesemaking, Wolf Creek Farms, Pullen Produce, Kelly B Jammin’, Simply Decadent Bakery, South Plains Foodbank GRUB Farm , Nancy Hubbard, Honeys Farm Fresh, Holy Cow Beef, and Dessert Flirt. Visit lubbockdowntownfarmersmarket.com for more information. Depot District, 19th & Buddy Holly; 9 a.m.- 1 p.m.

July 12….Lubbock County 4-H Dog Dip - You can protect your dogs from fleas and ticks, save money, and support the Lubbock County 4-H Teen Council by getting your dogs dipped for $5 (cash only)at this fundraiser. All dogs must be on a leash and have proof of current rabies vaccinations. Tractor Supply, 7531 82nd St; 10 a.m.- 12 p.m.

July 12….Asleep at the Wheel in Concert -
This multi-award winning country band has won nine Grammy Awards since 1970, released more than twenty studio albums and have charted more than twenty singles on the Billboard Country charts. With Ray Benson at the helm, this is truly western swing at its best. Don't miss this chance to enjoy Asleep at the Wheel! Tickets are $30.00 and can be reserved by calling (806) 762-3233 or online at CactusTheater.com. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Ave; 7:30 p.m.

July 12….Night Hike -
Join guides to explore the Landmark after dark! Be sure to wear comfortable, sturdy, closed-toed shoes (no sandals, no flip-flops). Robert A. Nash Interpretive Center 2401 Landmark Drive; 8:30 p.m.


July 13 ….Sunday Concert in the Park - Come and enjoy an old-fashioned concert in the park, performed by the Westwinds Brass Band. Traditional brass band music, marches, overtures, outstanding soloists, and our traditional favorite...the kid's march. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy an hour of fun music-- maybe even a picnic supper! Concerts are sponsored by the Tech Terrace Neighborhood Association. Admission is FREE and everyone welcome. Note: This is the LAST performance of this season. Wagner Park, 26th St. and Flint Avenue; 8 p.m. - 9 p.m.
This Week's Trivia Question....

For this contest, 1 winner will be chosen to receive two vouchers to attend any of the Lubbock Moonlight Musicals performances this summer!

To win these tickets, answer the trivia question below and email it to us at info@lubbockfunclub.com using the fun phrase "Reprise the Prize" as your subject title.

The Question: The musical production of "South Pacific" won which prestigious award in 1950 ???

NOTE THIS WEEK'S EARLY DEADLINE: The deadline for this contest is Thursday (TONITE) at midnight and the winner will be contacted Friday by noon. This way, the winner may use the vouchers for one if this weekend's performances if they so choose.

Please....we ask that you only enter the contest once to be fair to everyone.

Thanks...and good luck to all!

Looking Ahead....

July 16-17…Kitchen Connection Day Camp
July 19…....Sounds of West Texas
July 21-25 and July 28–August 1….Aviation Boot Camp

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