Events calendar

Published: Thursday, January 16, 2003 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, January 15, 2003 at 10:39 p.m.
  • Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra pianist Joseph Kalichstein will perform with the orchestra at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23 at the Phillips Center, 315 Hull Road. A pre-performance discussion is at 7 p.m. Tickets: $35-$45. (392-2787)
  • SAC Meeting, a joint monthly meeting of Sidney Lanier/Anchor Center School Advisory Council, 8:30 a.m. today at 312 NW 16th Ave. (955-6841)
  • "Mr. Right Now!", a gospel play about a woman who searches for love in all the wrong men, presented by the Martin Luther King Jr. Commission and Carol Velasques Productions. Opening night performance 8 tonight at the Martin Luther King Jr. Multipurpose Center, 1028 NE 14th St. Tickets: $5, available at Omni Books or at the door. (318-3488)
  • "The Play About the Baby", a comedy/drama by Edward Albee 8:30 tonight at the Hippodrome. Tickets: $13-$26 for general public, $6-$15 for students. (375-4477)
  • Senior line dancing, ages 50 plus; 12:30-2 p.m. today at Westside Recreation Center. (375-2678)
  • Gainesville Community Band rehearsals are at 7:30 tonight at Fort Clark Middle School, 9301 NW 23rd Ave., for clarinets, french horns, trombones, tubas, percussion, euphoniums. (373-7377)
  • Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance, for persons affected by these disorders meets at 7:30 tonight at Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, 4300 SW 13th St. (335-0081)
  • Gainesville Lupus Support Group will meet 6:30 p.m. today at the Tower Road Library, 3020 SW 75th St.; speaker: Cliff Copeland of the Social Security Administration. (336-6214)
  • Healing Touch Cancer Support Group meets 5:30 p.m. today at Trinity United Methodist Church, 4000 NW 53rd Ave., room 210. All cancer patients, survivors, friends and family are encouraged and invited to attend. (376-6615)
  • CHADD, the local chapter of Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder, meets at 7:15 p.m. today at United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5th Ave. Kathy Noffsinger, ARNP, of Alachua Family Psychiartry will present, "Great Beginnings: An Introduction to ADHD Medication." An open support group will be held at 6:15 p.m. (336-2888)
  • Alzheimer's Association support group meets 7 tonight at The Atrium, 2431 NW 43rd St.; free and open to the public. (372-6266)
  • Alachua Conty Crisis Center is seeking volunteers to become Crisis Line counselors. They offer 60 hours of in-depth training. The next training class begins Saturday. Call Dana Myers, 264-6779.
  • Free health programs are offered at the Gainesville Health and Fitness centers: "Gallbladder Disease," noon to 1 p.m. today at the Co-Ed Center (call 265-8000, Ext. 1 to register); "Busting the Diet Myths: Learn the Truth to Permanent Weight Loss," 7:30-8:30 tonight at the Women's Center. (374-4634).
  • Displaced Homemaker Program at Santa Fe Community College offers a free class, Jan. 21-Feb. 20, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for homemakers over age 35 needing to return to the job market due to loss of financial support. Registration deadline is Friday. (395-5047)
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