'West Side Story' and five other things to do in Georgetown this weekend

Schedule your weekend plans with these six Georgetown-area events:

‘Luis Camnitzer: Unbound’
Jan. 30-March 6
Southwestern University’s Sarofim Fine Arts Gallery presents this art exhibit that poses questions about sociopolitical issues seen consistently in global news. An artist reception and book signing take place March 3 from 1:45-2:45 p.m. Noon-5 p.m. (gallery hours
Tue.- Sun.). Free. Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts-Alma Thomas Theater, 1001 E. University Ave. 512-863-1378. www.southwestern.edu

The Palace Theatre The Palace Theatre's newest play, 'West Side Story' opens this Friday.[/caption]

‘West Side Story’
Feb. 17- March 26
This love story includes a score by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim with songs such as “Maria,” “Tonight” and “Somewhere.” 7:30 p.m. (Fri. and Sat.), 2 p.m. (Sun. and select Sat.). $14 (age 13 and younger), $28 (students, active military and seniors), $30 (adults).
The Palace Theatre, 810 S. Austin Ave. 512-869-7469.

Black History Month Banquet
Feb. 18
Education will be a focal point at this year's annual banquet, and the theme is “The Crisis in Black Education: How to Empower, Enrich and Engage.”

The 35th annual banquet is sponsored by the Georgetown Cultural Citizen Memorial Association. Keynote speaker Dr. Terrence Eaton will speak on the theme of the banquet. Eaton is the associate superintendent for middle schools for Austin ISD and was previously an assistant superintendent for Pflugerville ISD. Eaton also served as a principal at schools in the Round Rock and Temple school districts. 6:30 p.m. Suggested donation of $5 for students and $10 for adults. A table can be reserved for $150. Georgetown Health Foundation Community Rooms, 2425 Williams Drive.

For more information contact Regina Durden at rbdlivelife@gmail.com or Paulette Taylor at ptofgt@aol.com.

Sausage & Chickens to Go
Feb. 19
The CLC Grill Masters are selling sausage and chickens to go benefitting the Boys & Girls Club of Georgetown and After School Action Program. 9:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. pick-up time. $10 per whole grilled chicken, $10 per sausage link.
510 Luther Drive, Georgetown.

If unable to make the pick-up times, food can be placed in the freezer for you to pickup at a later date.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call April Peters at 512-863-4947.

Worth the Trip:

Purchased Lives
Feb. 11- July 9
The traveling exhibition Purchased Lives: The American Slave Trade from 1808 to 1865 is coming to the Bullock Texas State History Museum.
The exhibition covers a 57-year period, from America’s abolition of the international slave trade through the end of the Civil War. It also includes more than 75 original items, including period broadsides, paintings and prints illustrating the domestic slave trade, ship manifests and first-person accounts from slave narratives and oral histories.

9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mon.-Sat., noon-5 p.m., Sun. Prices vary. Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 N. Congress Ave., Austin. 512-936-8746. www.thestoryoftexas.com

The Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort will host a job fair this Friday. The Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort will host a job fair this Friday.[/caption]

Job fair
Feb. 17
Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa will host a job fair this Friday. The property is currently seeking applicants for full-time, part-time, and seasonal positions in the areas of food and beverage, stewarding, and event services.

People interested in attending the job fair are encouraged to fill out an online application in
advance in order to shorten interview wait times. The online application form can be accessed by visiting www.lostpines.regency.hyatt.com. Each applicant who attends the job fair will receive an on-site interview, and on-the-spot job offers will be available for qualified candidates. 1-6 p.m. Free. Dewitt Colony meeting room at Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa, 575 Hyatt Lost Pines Road, in Cedar Creek, Texas, between Austin and Bastrop.
512-308-1234. www.lostpines.regency.hyatt.com 


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