January 26, 2017


January 27....Classic Rock: A Tribute to Boston, Heart & Kansas - Join us for a ROCKIN' FRIDAY NIGHT as the Cactus Theater pays tribute to three of the great classic rock acts of all time! Featuring many of your favorite Cactus performers backed by The Rhythm Machine. You'll hear the mega-hits from Boston - "More Than A Feeling", "Amanda", "Rock & Roll Band"; Heart - "Barracuda", "What About Love", "Even It Up"; and Kansas - "Dust In the Wind", "Carry On Wayward Son" and more. Reserved floor seats $20; reserved standard balcony seats only $15. Reserved floor seats $20; standard balcony seating $15. Box office open daily 3:00-5:30 pm or call (806) 762-3233 or order online at cactustheater.com. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Avenue: 7:30 p.m.

January 28….The Roundtable presents: Tibor Nagy, Vice Provost for International Affairs "What Is in In Store for 2017" - Our luncheons are held at Hillcrest Country Club 4011 N Boston Ave, Lubbock. North on University past State Living Facility to Newcomb, left for about 4 blocks and you will come to the entrance of the Hillcrest Country Club at Boston and Newcomb. Meeting Format: People arrive about 11 a.m. to start registering, pay for lunch and some socializing. Food service starts at 11:15 followed by introductions and announcements at 11:30.The speaker will start about11:50 and be finished with the program and questions from the audience by 1 p.m. The public is invited. Lunch/attendance is fifteen dollars ($15) per person. Limited menu includes beverage and dessert. There are no membership fees or dues associated with attending the functions. Any extra monies that you would like to contribute will go towards the speakers lunch and towards our Honors College Scholarship fund at Tech. Our Saturday luncheons are a great way to (1) learn more about current 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 is 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. For more information email Marie Evans at this address: mevans1398@aol.com.

January 28….Western Swing Saturday Night! Billy Mata and Texas Tradition - PLUS - The Jason Roberts Band - Two great bands - one stage - one unforgettable night! Get ready for an amazing night of great Western Swing music at the historic Cactus Theater! Billy Mata and Texas Tradition bring their unforgettable original music and combine it with a tip of the hat to the legends of the Western Swing genre. Known for his years playing fiddle with the legendary group Asleep at the Wheel, the extraordinairy Jason Roberts fronts his own group these days - continuing the great traditions of the masters and forging new musical territory in the process. Join us at the Cactus as we present these two torchbearers of traditional Western Swing music in an unforgettable evening of musical magic! Reserved seats. Tickets $20, $25, $30. Box office open daily 3:00-5:30 pm or call 762-3233 or order online at cactustheater.com. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Avenue: 7:30 p.m.

January 29….The Lubbock Heritage Society Annual Meeting – The meeting is free of charge and open to the public. Anyone interested in historic preservation is encouraged to attend. The program will focus on the restoration by the Lubbock Heritage Society of the Underwood Pullman Car now housed at the Bayer Museum of Agriculture. There will be a program on the Pullman car, its move to the museum, and docent lead tours of the Pullman. The restoration architect will be present to answer questions. Refreshment will be served. Please join other preservation minded Lubbock citizens at this event. Bayer Museum of Agriculture is located at 1121 Canyon Lake Drive. Event starts at 2 p.m.
Community Spotlight:
Valentines for Veterans Event Offers Meaningful Way to Contribute

January 31….5th Annual Valentines for Veterans Card Assembly Party - Everyone is invited to join with the community in making hundreds of valentine cards for veterans and for Kindred hospice patients. Cards will be delivered to the VA Clinic, the Lubbock Vet Center and many other Veteran organizations. For more information call 806.748.1041. Supplies and light refreshments will be provided. Please call or email Katherine at Katherine.Mclamore@gentiva.com or 806.748.1041 to reserve seats by Monday, Jan 30th before 4 p.m. You are welcome to bring stickers (Valentine or Patriotic), pens, markers, colored paper, scissors and die cutters. Kindred Hospice, 3223 South Loop 289 Suite 318; 2 – 5 p.m.
This Week's Trivia Contest....

For this contest, 2 winners will receive 2 tickets to Celebrity Attractions' presentation of CIRQUE ÉLOIZE SALOON on Friday February 10th.

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

The Question: Who is the only WOMAN known to have robbed a stagecoach?

The deadline for this contest is Monday at 10 a.m. and the winner will be contacted shortly thereafter. Please provide a daytime phone number where we may contact you if you are the winner.
Looking Ahead in the Calendar....

Feb 3….Presidential Series: Mike Farris/Roseland Rhythm Revue
February 3....The Day the Music Died: Tribute to Buddy Holly
February 3 - 4….Friends of the Library Half Price Sale

February 4....American Songwriter: Tribute to Bob Dylan
February 10...The Carpenters Tribute - Starring Michelle Whited
February 10-11….Celebrity Attractions Presents CIRQUE ÉLOIZE
February 11...Tribute to Hightwaymen: Waylon, Willie, Cash, Kris

February 12....Eric Johnson: A Night of Acoustic Guitar & Piano
February 14....Romance Film Classic: "Casablanca" (1942)
February 17-19….LCT presents: “A Raisin in the Sun”
February 18....Sounds of West Texas Classic Music Concert

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