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October through November 2….Out of the Music Box
- The Buddy Holly Center announces Out of the Music Box, a new exhibition
displayed in the Foyer Gallery. This exhibition will feature the
work of artist Rita Box Peek, sister of musician David Box. Panoramic
paintings of Yellowhouse Canyon will be on display, an exhibition
that will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Box’s passing.
Buddy Holly Center, 19th and Crickets Avenue.
October 23….19th Annual Building Strong Families Conference
- This parenting conference targets parents and professionals in
the 20-county area surrounding Lubbock. Attendance is capped at
500. Concurrent sessions on a variety of family issue topics will
run throughout the day and feature local, area, state and nationally
recognized speakers. Educational exhibits from local sponsors showcase
resources for parents and families. Hispanic sessions and English
sessions are scheduled throughout the day for each time period.
Registration of $10.00 includes a Continental Breakfast and lunch.
Registration deadline is October 20, 2014. Six CEUs are being offered
for social workers, etc. The Lubbock County Extension Office is
a sponsor of the conference. There are 15 local sponsors and co-sponsors.
The keynote speaker is Jo Mascorro. The breakout sessions will address
various aspects of healthy families. One session of each breakout
session time slot will be in Spanish. Registration is online at
www.esc17.net or http://www.buildingstrongfamilieslubbock.org/ You
may request assistance by calling 806-281-5701. Region 17 Education
Service Center, 1111 W. Loop 289; 8 a.m. - 2:50 p.m.
October 23….Eugenio Zapata Guest Artist Interdisciplinary
Recital - “Fantasies and Illusions” is a multimedia
performance by interdisciplinary pianist and choreographer Eugenio
Zapata that integrates live music, Russian dancer Yelena Konetchy,
photography by John Clark and Richard Loftus, and video. Admission
is Free. Hemmle Recital Hall, Texas Tech Campus; 6 p.m.
October 24….Bop Time - The music of the 50s
ranged from big band performances that you might've heard in the
40s to Little Richard to Buddy and Elvis. But the Music that inspired
the 50s dance craze "The Bop" stands alone as the most
exciting music out of that decade. Join the Cactus Cast, Lubbock
Texas Rhythm Machine and D'Venue Dancers for a night of fun, toe
tapping excitement! Please contact the box office at 806-762-3233
to reserve tickets. Reserved seating $20. Cactus Theater,1812 Buddy
Holly Avenue; 7:30 p.m.