March 19, 2015


March 19….Movies at the Museum: March of the Penguins (2005, G), 2 pm. Documentary. Emperor penguins overcome daunting obstacles in order to return to their breeding grounds for mating season. This tells the story of one year in the life of a flock --focusing on one couple in particular -- as they trek across the Antarctic on an annual journey that invokes just about every major life experience: from birth to death, from dating to mating, from comedy to tragedy, and from love to fighting for survival. Movie will be shown in the Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium at the Museum of Texas Tech, 3301 4th Street; 2 p.m.


March 19 - 21….Lubbock JBF Spring 2015 Children's & Maternity Consignment Sale
Splash into Savings with Lubbock JBF, find all you need for your children for Spring/Summer, and save 50 – 90 % on boutique and brand name favorites. From newborn to teen-sized clothing, shoes, baby equipment, furniture, room décor, books, games, toys, and much more! There are 30,000 new and gently-used clean and inspected items all under one roof and organized like a department store for an easy and enjoyable shopping experience! Be your family's budget superhero and come check it out...once you do, you'll be hooked! For more info visit Trinity Christian School, 6701 University Ave. Thursday, March 19: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. ($2 admission/adult; children welcome) Friday, March 20: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. New Merchandise! (Free admission; children welcome) Saturday, March 21: 8 a.m.- 2 p.m. 1/2 price sale! (Free admission; children welcome).

March 20….Terri Caldwell and Friends Pay Tribute to Patsy Cline
- Terri Caldwell's portrayal of Patsy Cline in the Ted Swindley play, Always Patsy Cline, has been acclaimed by Ted as one of the top 5 vocal performances of the hundreds of productions of his play, and has long been one of the favorite shows at the Cactus Theater. Now, join Terri in an all new production, as the presents an array of West Texas singers in tribute to the music of Patsy Cline. These gals, Bristi McHam, Avery Guyear, Blaire Elbert, Amber Pennington, and Sheena Fadeyi, are some of Terri's favorites... there is no doubt you'll love 'em! Please contact the box office at 806-762-3233 to reserve seats. Tickets are $20.00. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Avenue; 7:30 p.m).

March 20 - 21….21st Annual Viva Atzlan Festival -
From the humble beginnings in 1993 Lubbock Centro Aztlan, a subsidiary of Ballet Folkorico Aztlan, founded by the late Bidal Aguero in 1989, has provided the Lubbock Area and the surrounding communities the opportunity to see the beauty and grandiose that is the Mexican & Mestizo culture. With artistry and grace, the Viva Aztlan Festival has grown to become the hub of various folklorico dance and mariachi groups from and within Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, and Oklahoma. We continue to carry out the mission of bringing the Culture to life through dance and music. Based out of McAllen, Texas, Mariachi Los Arrieros de Valle formed in the spring of 1996 and is quickly becoming one of the most popular mariachi groups in the country. Nominated for two Grammy's, Los Arrieros show the world their musical prowess with remarkably talented musicians with an immense desire to promote the beauty and execution of classical, traditional and contemporary arrangements alike.Come see the excitement and fan fair! Tickets are $15.00 in advance and $20 at the door. For more ticket information or to purchase tickets visit Tickets are good for the entire day 9 a.m. till the festival ends. Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane; 9 a.m.- ?


March 21 …..The Roundtable Presents: Holle Humphries - The Story of Quanah Parker - Our luncheons are held at Hillcrest Country Club 4011 N Boston Ave, Lubbock. North on University past State Supported Living Facility to Newcomb, left for about 4 blocks and you will come to the entrance of the Country Club at Boston and Newcomb. We meet from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. with registration and meal selection at 11 along with networking so we are ready to begin the meeting at 11:30. There are no membership fees or dues. Attendees each pay $15.00. Any extra proceeds goes to the Dudley E. Faver/Adolph Hanslik endowed scholarship to benefit TTU Honors College students. Our Saturday luncheons are a great way to (1) learn more about global/US/Texas/Lubbock issues and events, (2) meet other people in area who may become lifetime friends (3) feel more at home in Lubbock. Most wear business or business-casual attire. No RSVP necessary. Show up whenever your schedule allows, feel free to bring a guest(s) and email this invitation to anyone you think might be interested. Questions: email Marie Evans - Chair:

March 21….David Gaschen Sings Broadway and Hits from The American Song Book
- Lubbock native David Gaschen has been featured for many years in the Broadway smash hit "Phantom of the Opera." He has also toured with the Broadway cast internationally. David recently appeared at the Cactus in December to a sold out house and added a matinee to celebrate the release of his masterpiece Christmas CD, "A Celebration of Christmas." We are excited to once again present David performing an array of Broadway and pop hits. David's incredible singing and uncanny wit is guaranteed to provide a wonderful evening of enjoyment. Get your tickets early! Please contact the box office at 806-762-3233 to reserve seats. Tickets are $35.00. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Avenue; 7:30 p.m.

Last Week's Trivia Contest....

wo-part question: In the U.S., daylight savings time was first introduced in what year and by which president?

Answer: In the U.S., daylight savings time was first introduced in 1918 by President Woodrow Wilson.

Carl M. of Lubbock and Sherry G. of Tahoka

This Week's Trivia Contest....

This week, 1 winner will be chosen to receive a family 5 pack to the Science Spectrum and Omni Theater.

To win these tickets, answer the trivia question below and email it to us using the fun phrase "Spring on the Brain" at:

Be sure to include your DAYTIME PHONE NUMBER so we may get the tickets to you easily. We'd like to know if you live in Lubbock or the surrounding area so please include your hometown info.

Deadline for this contest is Sunday evening and the winners will be notified Monday by noon.

The question: After his death, the brain of Albert Einstein was studied by scientists. What physical difference in his brain was unique and helped explain his superior intelligiance?

Good luck to all!

Looking Ahead in the Calendar....

March 24….The Stone Foxes in Concert
March 25….Dueling Pianos
March 27….Bluegrass Favorite Jeff Scoggins

March 28….Nose Art
March 28....9th Annual Operation HOPE Banquet
March 28....26th Annual Ragin' Cajun Benefit

Community Spotlight:
One Opportunity to Earn Cash;
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Earn Extra Income While Mentoring Others

o you have a talent or special knowledge you would like to share? We are looking for new classes and instructors for Maxey Community Center for our upcoming Summer Session, June 8th through August 15th (10 weeks). Please call Maxey Center, 806-767-3796 for more information.or email Aimee Ruel at

Coming Up on March 25:
Financial Management for Teens and Young Adults

“I don’t have to worry about credit.” “Why do I need a budget?” “What difference does insurance make?” “I really need this cell phone!” Are these questions or discussions that you have had with your teenager or college student? If so, then we have a way to help these young adults learn the answer to these questions, as well as some money management skills. The Lubbock County Office of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will offer a financial management class series for teens and young adults to learn about basic financial management. The three part series will be held on Wednesdays from 5:30-7:30pm, March 25, April 1 and April 8 at the Lubbock County office of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Sessions will cover the following topics: goal setting/needs vs. wants, budgeting, credit, insurance, financial institutions and money management. Cost of the series is $20 which includes class materials and light refreshments. NOTE: Pre-registration is due by March 23; please call 775-1740 to register or for more information.

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