February 10, 2011


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(repeats Feb. 13, 15, 17 at rotating venues - see LubbockFunClub.com online Calendar for locations)….Soup’s On Troupe: “Love is in the Air” - The collection of three short plays by different playwrights celebrates the Valentine season in a special way. Here are brief descriptions of the plays: “The Danish” by Alan Woods. Elderly retired couple enjoy(?) a breakfast of their favorite pastry. Cast: Janis Geddes, Darrell Vines; Director: Duane Christian. “Dinner Plans” by Vicki Bartholomew. Two sisters and three friends (widows or singles all) meet for coffee and recipe sharing as they each plan special dinners for new male prospects. Cast: Tanya Crump, Leilani Fillhard, Janis Geddes, Verna Pettit, Jackie Scott; Director: Darrell Vines. “The Talking Bench” by Kent R. Brown. Daughter intervenes as Mother prepares to fly alone to Italy, leaving Father behind, both literally and figuratively. Cast: Tanya Crump, Leilani Fillhard, Jess Peterson, Director: Ronnie Hughes. For additional info please call (806) 687-1644. Dinner/Theater: $15. Host venue is Tornado Art Gallery, 1822 Buddy Holly Ave. 6:30-9:00 p.m.


February 10-12….Council of PTA’s Annual Used Book Sale
All Books are $1.00 and all monies raised will go towards Scholarships for LISD seniors. If you would like to donate books to this worthy cause, please contact Kelly @ 806.445.4606. South Plains Mall (Between Sears and Bealls, across from Lil Jungle), 6002 Slide Rd; 10 a.m.- 9 p.m.


February 11….February’s Art with Aimee
- Sign up for Art with Aimee, a seasonally themed kid’s party / parent’s night out for kids ages 6-12. Kids will enjoy pizza, drinks, and a sweet treat. For February, the party theme is Valentines Party. Kids will have fun crafting pop-up Valentine cards, making & eating my valentine heart shaped cookies, listening and dancing to music, and engaging in the Hidden Valentine Find Scavenger Hunt. Pre-Registration is required and cost is $10 per child. Call to reserve your spot today at 806-767-3796. Maxey Community Center, 4020 - 30th Street (south side of Maxey Park); 6 p.m.- 10 p.m.

February 11….60/70s’ Nostalgia Nite
(Encore Performance) – From rhythm and blues to disco, walk down memory lane with the great hits of the Beatles, the Eagles, Jackson 5, Donna Summer, Brenda Lee, Wilson Pickett and more. Tickets are $25 and available at 762-3233 or online at www.cactustheater.com. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Ave; 7:30 p.m.


February 12….Downtown Art Market - This outdoor event features over 30 local artists and growers all showcasing their work. Booths will be set up in the Gallery, the Artlab next door, the Gallery garden and along the sidewalks on Buddy Holly. Paintings, leather work, metal work, crafts, produce and other unique gift items will be for sale. Come downtown and see what all the talk is about, meet your friends and celebrate this cultural district event! More local artists are encouraged to show their work in a booth. For additional info please call 687-1644 or 239-1891. Tornado Gallery, 1822 Buddy Holly Ave; 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

February 12….2nd Saturday Program – The Lubbock Memorial Arboretum is the place to be this Saturday for the Second Saturday Gardening program. The topic is "Soil Testing and Recommendations” presented by Scot Coleman from A&L Plains Ag Labs. Lubbock Memorial Arboretum, 4111 University Avenue. Refreshments served at 9:30 a.m.; program begins at 10 a.m.

February 12….Sounds of West Texas (Benefit Concert) – Some of Lubbock’s finest musicians will be presenting a "Night of Classic Love Songs." This show will be a benefit for 25-year-old Keith Hayes who has Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma and is in need of a bone marrow stem cell transplant. There will be a silent auction that will begin at 6 p.m. and all ticket proceeds will be to benefit Keith and his wife Erin. The music will be mostly classic country with some pop nostalgia and gospel music as well. Don't miss this night of surprises and outstanding local entertainment from these performers: Larry Allen, Lesley Arbona , Brittney Bennett, Steve Burrus , Mike Carraway , Danny Dukatnik, Tommy Joe Fisher (with Suzanne Hensley) , Mary Fletcher , Tim Hayes, Brenda Hopkins, Hannah Howard , Kaci Keltz , Darryl and Donnetta Lippe, Boyd Martin , Bryan Martin, Donnie Martin, David McDonald ,Tara McMahan, LaTronda Moyers, Wally Moyers, Jason Newton, Gary Nix, Mike Pritchard, Carlus and Josie Reed, Matt Saed, Shanna Sides, Betty and Keith Smith, Brent Smith, Mark Wallney, Steve Winters, and "Easy Does It" duo-Kurt Melle & Lori Sealy. Tickets are on sale at all Select-a-Seat locations and may be purchased at the door. Adults-$15; Children 4 to12-$7; College students presenting ID-$10; Groups of 10 or more-$12. Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Theater, 1501 Mac Davis Lane; 7 p.m.

February 12….David Gaschen Sings Songs of Love - This Valentine's weekend, Cupid is alive and well at the Cactus Theater! Treat your valentine to a romantic evening of love songs sung by the incomparable David Gaschen. You will want to share this special night with someone you love, so get your tickets early; romance is in the air! Tickets are $30. For more information or to reserve your tickets call (806) 762-3233. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Avenue; 7:30 p.m.

ebruary 12-13…. Friends of the Library 1/2 Price Book Lovers Sale - Friends of the Lubbock Public Library (FOL) would like to invite the public to the annual 1/2 price book sale which raises funds to support a wide variety of programs for the Lubbock Public Libraries. There will be bargains galore, books, books on tape and cd, vhs and dvd movies, music on vinyl, tape and cd, a silent auction, and a large selection of framed art. Mahon Library basement, 1306 9th Street. Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday: 1 to 4 p.m.


February 13….2nd Annual YWCA Father Daughter Dance - Little girls and their fathers have been waiting for this for a year! Enjoy an enchanted evening at the Legacy. Girls ages 4-8 come from 2-3:30 p.m. and girls ages 9-12 from 4-6 p.m. Tickets are only $10 at the YWCA (3101 35th Street). For more information call 792-2723 x3200. Legacy Event Center, 1500 14th Street.

MONDAY - Happy Valentine's Day!

February 14….Hub Performing Arts School Spring Semester Starts (Re-scheduled) - The start of the Spring Semester has been rescheduled to this coming Monday due to all the weather delays!. Come join them for a great Spring! Show classes and the Advanced Performance Team are performing The Musical Adventures Of Flat Stanley Jr. The Advanced Acting Class for older kids will be performing a one act play at the end of the semester. All students will be performing at the Lubbock Arts Festival. For more information visit www.hubperformingarts.com, hubperformingarts@att.net, or call 795-7344.

February 14….For Lovers Only - A wonderful romantic evening for you and the one you love, hosted by an array of Cactus favorites singing the most romantic love songs including a few that'll rock the house! Treat your love to a special Valentine's evening with complimentary wine. Tickets are $25. For more info or to reserve your tickets call (806) 762-3233. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Ave; 7:30 p.m.

Looking at Next Week & Beyond....

February 18….OMNI Theater – Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia
February 18-19, 25-26…."Minnie’s Pearls 2"
Feb. 18-20.......Lubbock Community Theatre: “The Shadow Box”
February 19….Lubbock Lions Club 59th Annual Pancake Festival
February 25-26….LCU Dinner Theatre: “ The Dining Room”
February 26….Fifth Annual Severe Weather Awareness Day

Last Week's Trivia Winners.....

Question #1:
Can you name the legendary local fiddler who produced the popular "West Texas Opry" shows with his wife Maxine in the 1980s ???

Answer: Cecil Caldwell
Charlene E. of Lubbock

Question #2: Primarily known for creating the James Bond secret agent franchise, which English author penned the story which provided the basis of the 1968 film "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" ???

Answer: Ian Fleming

Winners: Jennifer R. of Lubbock and Kema S. of Wolfforth

This Week's Trivia Contest!

This week, 1 winner will be chosen for a pair of tickets to the February 18th performance of FUMC Music's presentation of “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.”

To win these tickets, answer the trivia question below and email it to us at info@lubbockfunclub.com using the fun phrase “Last CCBB Tix” as your subject title.

The Question: Can you name the lead actors (male and female) from the 1968 film “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”???

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 for this contest is Sunday 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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