June 3, 2010


June 3…."SOS" (Adult Singles 50+) Monthly Dinner - Wear your casual clothes and come join the SOS singles for another great evening! Also...Happy Hour is from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. so if you want to come early, feel free! The outside patio will be reserved for our group. Restaurant management requests no checks please – cash or debit/credit card only. Joe’s Crab Shack, 5802 West Loop 289. Gather at 6 p.m. for social time; then, at 7 p.m you may order dinner from the menu.

June 3….Foster Fandango
-, Lubbock Interagency Adoption Counsel (LIAC) will be hosting an event called Foster Fandango. Several child placing agencies in Lubbock will provide information about being a foster parent and/or adopting a foster child. There will be a presentation made which will allow a question/answer time. For more information, contact Emily Casanova at 789-3819. Lakeridge Methodist Church, 4701 82nd St; 6 p.m.- 8 p.m.


June 4….First Friday Art Trail - See the regular art venues, plus the exciting monthly additions showcasing art and artists downtown and throughout Lubbock. Catch a trolley or bus at many of the locations or pick up a FFAT map at any of the venues to see the art that can be found throughout our community each month during the event. First Friday Art Trail trolleys run continuously in downtown Lubbock during FFAT hours. The trolleys are free, and you will find a "trolleyteer" on each trolley who is a treasure trove of info about FFAT and the arts in Lubbock and will help you navigate with ease. For more info and complete schedule click HERE! This continually evolving event runs throughout downtown and the Depot District from 6 p.m.- 9 p.m.

June 4….Del Castillo in Concert - This Latin sensation is back on the Cactus stage performing their eclectic blend of flamenco, rock, Latin, blues and world music. Don't miss Del Castillo with their smooth groov'n', serpentine, percussion-heavy, Gypsy-guitar-flavored rock! Tickets are priced at only $20. For tickets and more information please call the Cactus box office at 806-762-3233. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Avenue; 7:30 p.m.


June 4-5 (repeats June 11-13, 18-19)….“The Jungle Book” – The Garza Theatre presents this classic by Thomas W. Olson, adapted from the story by Rudyard Kipling. “ The Jungle Book” transports audiences to mystical India and the tale of the young “man-cub,” Mowgli, a boy raised by animals who inhabits this mysterious jungle. Befriended by some animals and pursued by others, Mowgli is eventually forced to choose between the animal kingdom and the more “civilized” human world. Presented as a play-within-a-play, “ The Jungle Book” uses masks, dance, mime to create this amazing and wonderful adventure. For more information call 806-495-4005 or visit www.garzatheatre.com. Tickets are adults - $10.00, children (12 & under) - $6.00, student rate (with student id) - $8.00, senior rate (60 and above) - $8.00, military discount (with military id) - $8.00, group rate - $10.00. The Garza Theatre, 226 E. Main, Post, Texas; Friday & Saturday 7:30 p.m. and Sunday 2:30 p.m.


June 5….2nd Annual Resident Porch and Yard Sale -
Get out your wagons and walking shoes because you are going to need them to haul home all the great items you’ll find at the annual Vintage Township porch sale. Neighbors will have items for sale out on their porches or in the front yards. Vintage Township, 114th Street between Quaker Avenue and Slide Road; 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

June 5….Sixth Annual Healthy Lubbock Day - This free three-hour event is hosted by the Healthy Lubbock Initiative, a program of the Garrison Institute on Aging, City of Lubbock Parks and Recreation and presented by Bodyworks Family Sports Center, which seeks to make Lubbock and its surrounding communities a healthier place by supporting and motivating people to become active through physical activity and improved nutrition. Some of this year’s events will include the Healthy Lubbock Day Amazing Race obstacle course, in which family and friends can compete against each other in a battle of fitness and wits. Bodyworks’ Monster City; complete with a spider climb and climbing wall, prizes, paddle boats, a bike rodeo and health screenings for all ages, as well as a series of demonstrations such as; Tai Chi, Pilates and self defense will be available for all participants. Children attending the bike rodeo are encouraged to bring their own bikes and helmets. Free health screenings including blood sugar, blood pressure, body fat and more, child and adult immunizations, as well as about 60 vendors sharing information on health, fitness and nutrition. Interactive exercise demonstrations will include Lubbock’s 2nd Annual Largest Zumba class at 10:30 a.m., Fitness in the Park with Yoga, Kettle Bells and Beginners Ballroom and more. Community Health Center of Lubbock will provide child immunizations (shot record required). The first 200 participants to attend will receive a free drawstring backpack. All activities are FREE. At 11:45 p.m., the winners of the community-wide Healthy Lubbock Day Amazing Race will be announced to close the event. For more info contact Amy Crumley, Garrison Institute on Aging at (806) 743-7821. Maxey Park, 30th and Oxford (4020 30th St); 9 a.m.- noon.

June 5….2nd Annual Peace Love & Mud Volleyball Tournament - Come get muddy, play volleyball and support a great cause! There will be 8 courts with 48 teams of 8-10 team members (at least 4 guys/ girls 18 & over). Teams will play 5 games with opportunity to advance to the playoffs. Food, fun, loud music, belly flop contest, best costume and team name awards, too. Contact Becky 806.928.9473 for more details. Lazy S Ranch, 19th & Milwaukee; 9 a.m.

June 5….SOS (Adult Singles 50+) “Strut Your Stuff” Picnic – Come and strut your stuff and bring your “special” vehicles that you want to show off - and ladies wear your favorite hat! SOS will provide root beer floats! If you have a volleyball or basketball, there is a court to play on. That court can also double as a dance floor. Bring potluck, your lawn chair and sunscreen. McCullough Park, 88th Street and Flint Avenue; 3 p.m. until ?

June 5….West Texas Roller Dollz – Come watch another exciting bout as the Roller Dollz take on North West Arkansas Roller Derby. For ticket information call Select-a-Seat at (806) 770-2000 or 1 800 735-1288. Exhibit Hall in the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane; 7 p.m.

June 5….J.D. Souther in Concert
- The Cactus Theater is thrilled to present the versatile, country rock sensation J.D. Souther! Well-known as both a performer and writer/co-writer of hit songs for other artists,
famously for the Eagles and Linda Ronstadt, Souther is here to light up the stage with the music from his latest album, his first studio album in 25 years, "If The World Was You." Don't miss this legendary songwriter who is guaranteed to leave a lasting impression. Tickets $35, $30, $25. For tickets and more information call the box office at 806-762-3233. Cactus Theater,1812 Buddy Holly Ave; 7:30 p.m.


une 5-6….66th Annual D-Day Commemoration - On June 6, 1944, allied forces conducted a two phased assault on German occupied France. An air assault of American, British, Canadian and Free French airborne troops landed behind enemy lines to coordinate attacks on German support artillery and supply positions. The attacks would usher in the amphibious landing of Allied infantry and armored divisions on the coast of France. The operation was the largest amphibious invasion of all time. The Silent Wings Museum will commemorate the 66th Anniversary of D-Day with a two-day event. The Museum will host a reception on Saturday, June 5, with special guest speakers and an unveiling of a new exhibit of selected rare photographs taken by German War Correspondent, Friedrich Wilhelm Jakobsmeier. The event will also feature WWII aircraft displays, the WWII Airborne Demonstration Team, the U.S. 1st Infantry Division Living History Group and children’s activities. Refreshments provided. Admission is free of charge. Silent Wings Museum, 6202 N I-27; Saturday: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Sunday: 12 p.m.- 5 p.m.


une 6 (also June 13, 20, 27, July 4, 11, 18)…. Westwinds Brass Band's Sunday Concerts in the Park - Bring your picnics, lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy the Westwinds Brass Band out under the stars at Wagner Park! Enjoy the evening and hear the nostalgic music while visiting with your neighbor....or meet a new one! A children's march is always included so come see what it's all about! One hour performance. No admission. Wagner Park, 26th and Elgin Avenue; 8 p.m.

Last Week's Ticket Winner....

The winner of 4 tickets to Joyland Amusement Park was Len M. of Lubbock.

She answered this two-part trivia question: Which American band had a smash with the song "Joy to the World"....and....which year did it hit #1 on the Billboard pop chart?

The correct answers are: Three Dog Night in 1971.

TEXAS Trivia Contest for Tickets

This week we have a very special contest!

We have a voucher for 2 tickets to any regular performance of the “TEXAS” musical drama in Palo Duro Canyon, June 4 – August 21...and...as a very special bonus, it includes 2 steak dinners catered in the canyon by The Big Texan restaurant...the world-famous steakhouse in Amarillo. This week we'll award the tickets to the winning entry with the answer to a Texas trivia question listed below. Note: All correct answers will be placed in the hat and one winner will be drawn from all the correct answers received for this contest.

Here's the two-part question: a) Which long-running, syndicated television show focusing on the colorful characters of Texas began as a local production on station WFAA, Channel 8, in Dallas in the 1970s....and....b) who is the creator and host of the show?

To win these tickets, email us at info@lubbockfunclub.com with the answer and use the word “TEXAS” as your subject title.

Please be sure to include your daytime contact info in the body of the email so we may get the tickets to you easily. We'd like to know if you live in Lubbock or in the surrounding area, so please include your hometown info. The deadline is Sunday evening at midnight and the winner will be contacted Monday morning.

Please....we ask that you only enter the contest once to be fair to everyone out there : )

Good luck to everyone!

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Go to CALENDAR OF EVENTS for even MORE fun things to do!


June 7-11...........M.A.D. (Music, Art and Drama) Camp
June 8...............Desserts First
June 11-13…......The Peddler Show
June 11-12…......Lubbock Moonlight Musicals: “Hello, Dolly!”
June 12…...........Garden and Arts Center’s 50th Anniversary
June 24-27…......Critterfest

Many more UPCOMING FUN THINGS TO DO are listed on our website...lots further out than the weekly postcard. Click here to go to our CALENDAR OF EVENTS for more info on these activites and MORE> 

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