June 19, 2008


June 19....LFC Singles (SOS) Bowling Event - The SOS group will be getting together to bowl. The final cost will depend on the number that show up, but somewhere around $7. Gather at South Plains Bowl, located at 5150 - 69th; 7 p.m.

June 19....Buddy Holly Center Summer Showcase Concert Series -
Bo Garza performs this week. Admission is free. Buddy Holly Center Courtyard, 1801 Crickets Avenue. 5:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.

June 19....Mark Wallney in Concert - Performing classic rock and other tunes in Tornado Alley next to Tornado Gallery. BYOB policy in effect. $5.00 cover for the band.
1822 Buddy Holly Ave. Performance will begin at 8 p.m. after the Summer Showcase noted above.


June 20-21...."Schoolhouse Rock Live Jr" - This fun show presented by Hub Performing Arts School / Shining Stars Summer Camp has all those great songs you remember from the cartoons. Tickets are only $5 for adults and $2 for children. Bring lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy a great show. Call 795-7344 to order tickets. www.hubperformingarts.com; Vintage Township (114th & Quaker), 7 p.m. both nights.

June 20-21.... Lubbock Moonlight Musicals Presents, "Singin’ in the Rain" - Based on the 1952 MGM film starring Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor & Debbie Reynolds. The show includes show-stopping dances Singin’ in the Rain and Make ‘em Laugh. Tickets available at the gate and all Select-a-Seat outlets, toll free by phone at 800-735-1288; locally at (806) 770-2000; or online at www.selectaseatlubbock.com. The amphitheatre is an outdoor venue with paved paths, night-time lighting and grassy terraces. Ticketholders are welcome to bring a picnic dinner and lawn chairs or a picnic blanket. A wheelchair ramp, concessions and restrooms are available on-site. For a complete listing of the summer musicals lineup, detailed ticket info and more, click HERE. Wells Fargo Amphitheatre (413 East Broadway) in Mackenzie Park, near the Broadway entrance to the South Plains Fairgrounds. Gates open at 7 p.m. and performances begin at 8 p.m.


June 20-22....Lubbock Peddler Show - Offers shoppers a one-of-a-kind shopping experience that can't be duplicated. Whether you're looking for personalized designs, creative gifts or unique jewelry, the Peddler Show has it all. It’s the perfect street of shops-customized just for you. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for seniors 65+, children under 12 are free. Admission good all weekend; Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane, Friday, 3 p.m. - 8 p.m., Saturday , 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sunday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

June 20-22....2008 Annual Crosbyton JamFest - Family event with food, craft vendors, activities for children, raffles, and lots of music featuring Highway 101 (several #1 country hits in the late '80s and early '90s), Kenny Maines, Cadillac Jack, Rev Al and the Pythons (rockin’ blues band), Middle Ground (top 10 Austin City Limits 2007), Dustin Garrett and the Texas Cruisers and many more. Bring lawn chairs and relax and listen to music of several genres. Sunday morning prayer to commence gospel segment. For info call Sue at 806-559-0085 or visit www.crosbytonjamfest.com; Crosbyton, Texas; 6 p.m. June 20 till 2 p.m. June 22.

June 20-22...."A Year With Frog and Toad" - This musical for the whole family is set in the world of Frog and Toad and is a beautiful tale that shows friendship and the love of the world through song and story with music by Robert Reale, lyrics by Willie Reale. It is based on the “Frog and Toad” books by Arnold Lobel and directed by Joshua Aguirre. Ticket Prices: Adults $15 and Seniors/Students $10. Group and family rates available. For reservations or for more information, contact Lubbock Community Theatre director Jay C. Brown at 806.749.2416 or lct@amaonline.com. Visit www.lubbockcommunitytheatre.org.; Boston Avenue Playhouse, 42nd and Boston, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday matinee at 2 p.m.

June 20-22...."Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" - An adaptation of the Lewis Carrol book, directed by Heather Rushing. Adults: 12.00, children (12 and under): 8.00, student, senior, and group rate: 10.00. For more information call 806-495-4005; Garza Theatre, 226 East Main Street, Post, TX, Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., Sunday, 2:30 p.m.


June 21....2nd Annual Vintage Township Posh Pooch Pageant (Rescheduled due to previous bad weather) - A free event to celebrate our four-legged friends and enjoy an amazing day of fun with your dog. A number of local companies, such as Pampered Paws, will be out to pamper pets with a pet-i-cure palace, gourmet treats, dog fashions and even an ask-the-veterinarian booth. The Lubbock Humane Society, the Heart of the Plains Kennel Club and the Lubbock Police K-9 unit are lined up for agility and police demonstrations, as well as a showcase of dogs available for adoption. For additional info visit the websites at poshpoochpageant.com or vintagetownship.com. Founders’ Park, located south of 114th Street between Quaker Avenue & Slide Rd; 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.

June 21...."Greyt Attractions" - Lubbock's group promoting the rescue and adoption of retired racing Greyhounds will be one of the features at the upcoming and rescheduled Posh Pooch Pageant. Visit "A Place for Us Greyhounds" booth and plan to attend "Greyt Attractions" starring several of Lubbock's retired racers. Feel free to call Linda at 806-787-8530 for information or clarification; Vintage Township's Founder Park, between Slide Road and Quaker Avenue on 114th Street, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.


June 22....Westwinds Brass Band Concert - Old-fashioned concert in the park, with players ranging in age from late teens to early '90s. Performed are a wide variety of songs including patriotic and varied musical selections. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the performance in the summer evening with your friends. Kids march included. Admission free. Wagner Park, 26th and Flint. 8 p.m.

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Last Week's Ticket Winner...
Our ticket winner for last week's Asleep at the Wheel concert at the Centennial Cotton Ball was Holly H.


June 23 - 26...."Walter's World of Pets" - Children of all ages are invited to the public library for a program with pet store owner Ryan Blakely and some of his animals. There will be two shows at each location. Pick up your free admission tickets the day of the program. Seating is limited—first come, first served. Dates and times as follows:
Mahon Library, 1306 9th Street Monday, June 23, 10 & 11:30 a.m.
Patterson Branch Library, 1836 Parkway; Tues., June 24, 1 & 2:30 p.m.
Groves Branch Library, 5520 19th St.,Weds., June 25, 10 & 11:30 a.m.
Godeke Branch Library, 6601 Quaker Thursday, June 26, 1 & 2:30 p.m.

June 27....Monster Hits of the 50's, 60's & 70's - Featuring the big hits of Little Richard, James Brown, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, The Eagles, The Beach Boys, Neil Diamond, Buddy Holly, Kenny Rogers and more! Starring Jason Fellers, Engelo Charles, Jeff McCreight, Brandon Gwinn and Sheena Fadeyi. Two hours of action packed nostalgia. Reserved Seat Tickets Only $25/$20; Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Ave, 7:30 p.m.

July 4....4th on Broadway Festival - Annual free, outdoor family event held on July 4th. Since it's birth 15 years ago, it has been classified as "The largest Free Festival in Texas." Planned events include a huge Independence Day Parade, seven-block Street Fair with 11 musical stages and an Evening Concert ending with a spectacular fireworks display in Mackenzie Park. For more information call 806- 749- 2929 or visit www.broadwayfestivals.com. Early Settler's Luncheon takes place 11:30 a.m.-1.p.m.

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