February 26, 2009


February 26…. February Heart Link Event - Ladies are invited for a delicious dinner and a unique time to network with fellow businesswomen in our community. To register or for more information about the program, go to http://theheartlinknetwork.com/user_info.php?ID=2082 This link will take you to the Lubbock site. 5609-95th St; 7 p.m.


February 27-28…. “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” - Production by First United Methodist Church. Director and Choreographer: John A. Packard. Music Director: Christopher Betts. Tickets $20, $15, $10 will be available January 2009. Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Theater, 1501 Mac Davis Lane; 7:30 p.m. both night plus an additional 2 p.m. performance on Saturday.

February 27– 28….”Wee Care” – A comedy for the whole family written by William Payne and directed by Peter Contreras II. Lance Lott, owner of "Lancelot's Tots" Daycare, must contend with telemarketers, feuding friends and his mother, all while struggling to maintain his business and sanity. Adults: $10.00 and children/seniors/students: $8.00. For more info call 792-0501. C.A.T.S. Playhouse, 2405-34th St; 7:30 p.m.

February 27- 28….Lubbock Unwrapped - This week's guest host is David Langston and features the music of the fabulous '50s. Starring Jason Fellers, Jeff Bailey, Brandon Gwinn, Billy McClaran, Jordan Sheets, Jane Prince-Jones, Kurt Kiser, Christopher Gossett, Jacie Hood and The Lubbock Texas Rhythm Machine. Musical guest is West Texas singer/songwriter Tori Vasquez. Tickets $25. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Ave; 7:30 p.m.

February 27-28…Garza Theatre Production of "Love Letters" - Andrew Ladd and Melissa Gardner are childhood friends whose lifelong correspondence begins with birthday party thank-you notes and summer camp postcards. Their story is played out as they continue to exchange letters through the boarding school and college years. Through marriages, children, divorce and career changes their attachment to each other remains. Written by A. R. Gurney, starring Jacqui Neal and Jon Steele and directed by Christy Morris. For info or to reserve tickets call (806) 495-4005. Garza Theatre, 226 E. Main, Post, TX; 8 p.m.


February 28….Bird Walk - Meet in the Garden and Arts Center parking lot and take a Bird Walk around Clapp Park or caravan to another Lubbock park. Beginners to Advanced birders welcome! Garden and Arts Center, 42nd and University; 8 a.m.- 10 a.m.

February 28….3rd Annual Severe Weather Awareness Day - The Student Chapter of the American Meteorological Society at Texas Tech University along with the Science Spectrum, KCBD News Channel 11 and the National Weather Service will be hosting Lubbock's Third Annual Severe Weather Awareness Day. Activities will include hands-on weather experiments for kids of all ages, live weather demonstrations with a tornado simulator, information on severe weather preparedness, and door prizes. Storm chasing vehicles, weather instrumentation from Texas Tech’s Severe Storm Research Team as well as a mobile doppler radar will be on-site and open for all to see. The national Weather Service, whose regional offices are located in the Science Spectrum building, will also be providing a certified storm spotter training seminar and guided tours of their offices to the general public. Additionally, special OMNI Theater screenings of the film, Storm Chasers will also be featured in celebration of the day’s events. Storm Chasers lets audiences get closer to real tornadoes, hurricanes and other severe storms than most would ever dare! Come out and meet John Robison and the whole KCBD weather crew for a weather-filled day of fun! This is a free event for the general public and will be located in the Science Spectrum's Atrium. Regular OMNI Theater ticket rates apply for all films. Showtimes for Storm Chasers on Sat., Feb. 28th will be at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.General admission ticket prices for OMNI films: $8.00 Adults; $6.50 Seniors (60+); $6.50 Children (ages 3-12). For more, see http://www.mesonet.ttu.edu/severe2009/severe2009.html Science Spectrum & OMNI Theater, 2579 S Loop 289; 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

February 28….Doggie Time Tea Party – Sip on flavored hot tea. Dine on sweet scones and breakfast pastries. Doggie will be nibbling beside you on his own tasty biscuits and treats. Must show proof of vaccinations. Pre-registration is required. For more information call (806) 767-3796. Maxey Community Center, 4020-30th St; 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

February 28….Volunteer Orientation - These volunteer orientations are one-hour sessions that are free and open to anyone in the Lubbock area who would like to learn more about community needs, explore where they can serve, and discover how they can make an impact by volunteering. Individuals, groups, and families are welcome. Anyone interested will need to RSVP by visiting www.volunteerlubbock.org and clicking on "Volunteering." From there, RSVP online or contact Brandi Schreiber at (806) 747-0551 or bschreiber@volunteerlubbock.org. Orientations held at the Volunteer Center of Lubbock Conference Room, at 1706 23rd Street (at the corner of 23rd & Ave Q); 10 a.m.-11 a.m.

February 28….Red Raider Basketball – Big XII conference hoops with the Tech men vs Oklahoma. United Spirit Arena, 1711 Indiana Avenue; 2:30 p.m.

February 28….Lady Raider Basketball – Big XII conference basketball featuring the Tech women vs. Iowa State. United Spirit Arena, 1711 Indiana Ave; 8 p.m.


February 28 and March 1….Circus Gatti – Sponsored the Lubbock Firefighters Association. Call 877-TON–A–FUN or visit circusgatti.net for more information. City Bank Coliseum, 2720 Drive of Champions; Feb 28th at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., March 1st at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Last Week's Trivia Question....

The question:
Which '70s teen idol and current Las Vegas headliner starred in the lead role of Joseph in the Broadway run of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” ???

Answer: Donny Osmond

The winner of the family 4-pak of "Joseph" tickets was Michelle and Ron T. of Lubbock. Congrats and enjoy the show!

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March 5….Lubbock Fun Club Singles Monthly Dinner - The covered patio area just inside the front door will be reserved for the group. There is plenty of seating, so invite a friend. No RSVP required. Just show up. Order and pay as you go. Fuddrucker's, 5501 Slide Road; 6:30 p.m. for cocktails and social time dinner – 7 p.m.

March 6-7….Dinner Theater Fundraiser - The Slaton Harvey House will present a dinner featuring a wine tasting, gourmet meal and performance of the play “Harvey Girls.” Written by Rosa Latimer, the production is directed by Jay Young. Proceeds from the event will go to the Slaton Railroad Heritage Association and the Lockney High School Theater Department. The audience will be transported back to the time when the Slaton Harvey House was bustling with activity and train passengers enjoyed tasty meals served by efficient Harvey Girls. “We’ll begin the evening with appetizers and after the delicious catered meal, the actors will move among the audience. The entire dining room will be our stage,” Mosser explained. “Harvey Girls” premiered at the Garza Theatre in Post in 2007 and played to a full house each of the 7 performances. Many of the original cast members will appear in the Slaton production. ”There is limited seating for the dinner theater event and reservations are required by March 1 by calling (806) 787-3180. Tickets (56 for each night) for the dinner and play are $100 per person. Slaton Harvey House, 400 Railroad Ave, Slaton, TX; 6 p.m.

March 6-7….Lubbock Symphony Orchestra’s Production of “Bruckner: Grandfather of Film Music” – Every daring, ponderous, and heartbreaking scene of film is enhanced by the profound emotions music evokes. Join the LSO in an exploration of some of the great epic movie scores of our time. Then, hear the powerfully heroic yet nuanced expression of the man who influenced it all, Anton Bruckner. Featuring selections from Lawrence of Arabia, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, The Lord of the Rings, Batman, Ben Hur, and Symphony No. 6. For more information and tickets call 806-762-1688 or visit www.lubbocksymphony.org. Lubbock Civic Center Theater, 1501 Mac Davis Lane; 8 p.m.

March 16-20….Maxey's Spring Break Camp - Join Maxey Spring Break Camp for a fun filled week of games, arts and crafts and a field trip which will be at Bodyworks located on 82nd and Slide where kids will enjoy climbing on the 25 foot rock wall, playing active video games like Dance Dance Revolution in the CyberZone, playing basketball in the AthletiZone, splashing around in the indoor waterpark and swimming in the heated pool. Reserve your spot now space is limited. Appropriate age group: Kids 6-12 years. Cost: $75.00 for the week. Pre registration required. To register, come down to Maxey Community Center. Payment Information: Exact cash or checks made payable to Maxey Center. For more information call or email: 806-767-3796 or aruel@mylubbock.us. Maxey Community Center, 4020-30th St. 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

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