Hospice Anniversary Celebration â€” in the main lobby at Baptist Hospital Northeast to commemorate one year of providing inpatient care, July 13, 3-6pm, La Grange, Ky., (502) 719-8925.
â€¢â€¢Kentucky Center â€” The Society of American Magicians Annual Convention includes three open-to-the-public performances in Whitney Hall, July 13-15, 8pm, (718) 336-0605.
Greyhound Festival â€” weekend of greyhound fun, proceeds benefit Shamrock Greyhounds, $50 per person, $35 for children 12 and under, July 14-16, Holiday Inn Hurstbourne, 1325 S. Hurstbourne Ln., 241-3140.
Finish Line Festival â€” Beechmont Neighborhood Association will hold its Third Annual Finish Line Festival, activities for all ages, free, July 15, Gazebo at the corner of Southern Parkway at Woodlawn Ave., 5-11pm, 361-4952.
Homearama â€” 39th Annual Homearama, the latest in national housing trends, Beech Spring Farm subdivision, July 15-30, 5-9:30pm weekdays, 10am-9:30pm Saturdays, 1-6pm Sundays, $10, 585-4663.
Bernheim Forest Bugfest â€” observe live insects, view mounted insect displays, and hear fascinating insect facts, July 15-16, 1-4pm, free, $5 per carload for nonmembers, 955-8512.
â€¢â€¢Horse Show â€” 70th Annual Lexington Junior League Horse Show, worldâ€™s largest outdoor saddlebred horse show, thru July 15, Red Mile Race Track, Lexington, Ky., (859) 396-6961.
Blood Drive â€” American Red Cross hosting the summerâ€™s Biggest Blood Drive at Churchill Downs and is giving out free passes for Kings Island, July 18-19, 11am-6pm, 700 Central Ave., use Gate 18, 540-7092.
La Grange Farmers Market â€” wide-range of home-processed produce, materials, plants and artwork, thru Sept. 30, 8am-noon, Oldham Co. Courthouse, 100 W. Main St., 269-0126.
Historic Walking Tours â€” Oldham Co. History Center leads tours of historic downtown La Grange, thru Oct. 28, 11am, $3, 106 N. Second Ave., La Grange, Ky., 222-0826.
Dance class â€” learn basic steps of meringue, salsa, rhumba and cha-cha, July 12-Aug. 2, Wed., 6-8pm, $140, 852-6456.
Clay Molding Classes â€” three-hour classes, one day a week for six weeks, taught by Laura Ross, two sessions taught July-Sept., $300, 553-8766.
Bernheim Nature Writing Workshop â€” short hike with Writer-in-Residence Jeff Fearnside in order to use nature as a writing catalyst, bring your journal/notebook, July 16, 1-4pm, $25 for members, $35 for non-members, 955-8512.
â€¢â€¢Jewish Community Center â€” four-week class in Life Drawing beginning July 17, 7-9:30pm, $99 for members, $125 for non-members, 459-0660 ext. 0.
â€¢â€¢How to Use eBay â€” learn how eBay works, how to bid, eBay security, tips to place bids, learn how to set up auctions, July 18, 1-4pm or 6:30-9:30pm, Clarksville Community Center, $20, (812) 283-5313.
Bridal Boot Camp â€” 6-week total body conditioning class for brides to be and their bridal party, $45, thru Aug. 17, Tue. and Thu., 6-7pm, Clarksville Community Center, (812) 283-5313.
Quest Center â€” offers variety of classes, from belly dancing and yoga to Tai Chi, 1009 New Moody Ln., La Grange, Ky., 222-3990.
â€œHow to stop an unwanted hugâ€ â€” ongoing class for women, free, ages 7 and up, Mon., 7pm, Shoppes of Forest Springs, 12482 LaGrange Rd., 338-1724.
Kentucky Water Color Society â€” summer classes for watercolor, life painting and more at the Mellwood Arts and Entertainment Center, $10/session, 326-9256.
Jewish Community Center â€” offers spring/summer art classes in line drawing, oils, pastels and more, 3600 Dutchmans Ln., 459-0660.
Acting for Teens â€” Blue Apple Players offers youth theater workshops for students entering grades 9-11, 587-7990 or www.blueappleplayers.org.
Acting Up! â€” acting and theater production classes by Sight and Sound, meeting Tuesdays, 6-8pm, 593-4582.
Shekinah Studio â€” offers classes on yoga, drumming, oil painting and more, 982 Barret Ave., 582-3000.
Dance 4 Me Studios â€” modern, jazz, hip-hop and red-hot ballroom dance classes for ages 3 to adults, 634-0161.
Temple Dance â€” classes Wed. 7-8:15pm at the Clifton Center, instructor Mona Simone 727-5491.
Drum Circle â€” Wednesdays 6-6:45pm, Clifton Center, led by Brey 802-1073.
â€¢â€¢Flamenco Louisville â€” classes on Flamenco, guitar, percussion, salsa and Argentine tango, 235-3998.
Royal Scottish Country Dance Society â€” â€œYa Dancinâ€™?â€ Scottish dance class, 7:30pm, Thu., partners not required, 338-4041 or CentralKentucky-rscds.org.
Shall We Dance? â€” Flamenco lessons for all levels, 4750 Bardstown Rd., 254-5276.
Folk Dancing Lessons â€” recreational dance sessions including instructions, no partner necessary, Thu. 7:30-9:30pm, Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church, 426-2657.
Traditional Irish Step Dancing â€” beginner children and adults, 494-1246.
Irish Dance Troupe â€” group currently forming, dance classes taught at all levels of experience, 387-1371.
Irish Step Dancing â€” beginner classes forming, 231-8827.
Belly Dancing Classes â€” beginner and intermediate classes taught by Leah Diore, every Tue. evening, Clifton Center (Room 305), 2117 Payne St., 640-4215.
Isis of Indiana â€” belly dance classes, New Albany, Mon. 6:15pm, Tue.-Wed. 7pm, 931-4254, www.isisofindiana.aleena.com.
Infinite Bliss Yoga â€” daily classes, (Fri. class, 4:30pm, donation benefits St. Judeâ€™s Hospital), 1500 Bardstown Rd., 485-0121.
Edenside Christian Church â€” Yoga With Matt Harris, 1415 Bardstown Rd, Wed., 7-8:30pm, 905-7244.
Achieve â€” yoga classes, all levels, $10, weekdays 11am, Mondays & Wednesdays 5:30pm, 10290 Shelbyville Rd., 649-4433.
Locust Grove â€” workshops to help adults learn about historic crafts and skills of the past, hands-on experience, 897-9845.
Crane House â€” various events, lectures and classes, 1244 S. 3rd St., 635-2240, www.cranehouse.org.
Grinny Possum Fiber Arts â€” knitting and crochet classes, 248 Spring St., Jeffersonville, Ind., Mon-Sat 10-6pm, (812) 284-9400.
Knitwits â€” learn to knit/crochet, classes forming, 494-2066.
Knit Nook â€” â€œlearn to knit and crochetâ€ classes, 1609 Bardstown Rd., 452-1919.
â€¢â€¢Susanâ€™s Corner Basket Studio â€” basket weaving classes, for beginners and intermediates, day and evening, 459-5670.
Professional Development â€” workshops available, 589-6419.
Locust Grove â€” Afternoon Lecture Series, first Wed., 1pm, 897-9845.
Ancient Kentucke Historical Assoc. â€” videos and speakers, last Sat., 2pm, Falls of the Ohio State Park, 201 W. Riverside Dr., $4/$1, 280-9970.
Rhondaâ€™s Another Chance Inc. â€” â€œEarly Morning Glory,â€ a motivational workshop for women, 710 S. 31st St, 776-8830.
Whole Foods Market â€” classes throughout the month, 899-5545.
Rainbow Blossom â€” classes throughout the month, 244-2022.
Bernheim Forest â€” nature program classes, advance registration required, 955-8512 or www.bernheim.org.
Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning at UofL â€” various classes, from culinary arts and belly dancing to ghost hunting, 852-3545.
Greater Louisville Small Business Development Center â€” classes/seminars for those interested in small business, reservations, 625-0123 or www.LouisvilleSmallBiz.org.
Red Cross/Humane Society â€” Pet First Aid class, $30, various dates/times, 741-3994.
Red Cross â€” various health and safety classes, Clark County Chapter, 1805 E. 8th St., Jeffersonville, (812) 283-8416.
Birthing from Within â€” childbirth education classes, Wed. 7-9pm, Healing Options, 1101 Herr Lane, 459-8388 or thenurturenook.com.
Baptist Hospital East â€” many classes, such as a walking club, classes for expectant mothers, classes for men living with prostate cancer. 897-8343.
Norton Healthcare â€” classes thru the month. Free, various locations, 899-6960.
Clark Memorial Hospital â€” classes for expectant, new parents. Free, limited seating. 283-2041.
Metro Health Department â€” various family planning classes, 574-6660.
Just For Kids
Belly Dance For Girls â€” ages 8-12, 4-week workshop at the Clifton Center, begins July 18, 10-11am, Instructor Mona Simone, 727-5491.
â€¢â€¢Mommy & Me Belly Dance â€” Thursdays, 11am-noon, Clifton Center, Instructor Leah Diore 640-4215.
Louisville Central Community Centers â€” The â€˜artâ€™ of the Russell Neighborhood, looking for youth with a flair for arts programming, thru July 14, 9am-3pm, 1300 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., 583-8822.
Hayswood Theatre â€” Childrenâ€™s Theater Workshop, for students ages 8 and up, $30, thru July 22, 3-5:30pm, Mon.-Fri., Hayswood Theatre in downtown Corydon, 115 S. Capitol Ave., (812) 267-7981.
Louisville Free Public Library â€” Childrenâ€™s Summer Reading Program, thru July 29, at all locations, 574-1620, or visit www.lfpl.org.
Speed Art Museum â€” Summer Fun Day Camps, feat. classes Puppet Pop Stars, Art of Juggling, etc., thru Aug. 4, 2035 S. Third St., 634-2700.
Theatre Classes â€” â€œStage Oneâ€ offers classes for children and young adults, thru Aug. 4, Clifton Center, 2117 Payne St., 562-0886.
Bookworm Wednesday â€” National Amusements summer reading program, free admission to select childrenâ€™s film when they present a book report at Showcase Cinema de Lux 16 and Showcase Stonybrook, Wed., 10am. thru Aug. 16.
Carnegie Center for Art & History in New Albany â€” free family art workshop, second Sat., 10am-noon, 944-7336.
Falls of the Ohio â€” Summer Day Camps for kids age 9-14, (812) 283-4999.
Blue Apple Players â€” accepting applications for 2006 Summer Theater Workshops, non-competitive environment for youth exploring drama, prices and dates at www.blueappleplayers.org, 587-7990.
Barnes & Noble â€” Tales at Twilight, Fri., 7pm, 801 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy, 425-7425.
Mellwood Arts Center â€” After-School Program, Creative Diversity Studio for middle and high school students, 1860 Mellwood Ave., Mon-Wed 2:30-5pm, $6/hr, 767-4723.
YMCA Downtown, Southeast, Southwest and Oldham Co. â€” classes on lifeguard training and swimming lessons, ymcalouisville.org.
â€¢â€¢Douglass Community Center â€” sport youth classes including basketball and archery, 2305 Douglass Blvd., 456-8120.
Jeffersonville Township Public Library â€” storytimes for kids, 285-5632.
Barnes & Noble â€” Mommy & Me Storytime, Tue., 11am, 18 months-4 years; Toddler Tales at Twilight, Fri., 7pm, ages 2-7, Hurstbourne location, 426-0255.
Bernheim Forest â€” many programs for kids, nature walks to story times. 955-8512.
Louisville Free Public Library â€” classes, programs for kids, 574-1611 or www.lfpl.org.
Kentucky Historical Society, Frankfort â€” presents History Zone activities for children 5-10 and their families, Sat., 1-4pm, free, 564-1792 ext. 4461.
Jefferson Memorial Forest â€” various programs for children of all ages, 366-5432 or www.memorialforest.com.
Kentuckiana Single Hikers and Walkers â€” July 16, hike Harrison-Crawford State Forest, leave 10:30am from behind McDonaldâ€™s, Court Ave., Jeffersonville, Ind., moderate, 5-6 miles, 894-0579 or www.kishaw.org.
Golfforesingles â€” single golfers playing in a scramble format, 11 Saturdays thru Sept. 23, play for fun/prizes, membership $45, 456-5349 or www.golfforesingles.com.
Chess â€” players meet Tue., 6pm, Barnes & Noble, 801 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy., 426-0255.
â€¢â€¢Youth Sailing â€” River City Community Sailing Program takes students of all skill levels, ages 10-18, saillouisville.org/rccsp, 899-1311.
Louisville GO Club (a 4000-year-old Chinese Board Game) â€” seeking new members, meets every two weeks, 2nd and 4th Sat. of month, 2pm, Barnes & Noble, 801 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy., louisvillego.org.
Backgammon Club â€” first and third Tue., 6:30pm, $10, Fox & Hound, 302 Bullit Ln., 587-3672.
Black Tiger Martial Arts Academy â€” with instructor Eric â€œGomaniâ€ Jefferson, Mon., Wed., Fri., 6:30-8:30pm, United Methodist Church, 3620 W. Broadway, 802-2934.
Aikido and Hikuta â€” in Okolona, 969-6983 or www.okolonaaikido.org.
Aikido â€” beginnerâ€™s class forming, Tue., 6pm, Fri., 5pm UofL Aikido Club, 479-7463 or www.aikido.nowright.com.
Traditional Japanese Martial Arts â€” at Yoshin Dojo, Tue.-Thu., children and adults, beginners welcome. 10290 Shelbyville Rd., 767-3605 or yoshindojo.com.
Advantage Tennis & Fitness â€” beginner classes forming now. 897-7185.
UofL Fencing Club â€” classes every Wed., 7-8:30pm, Humana Gym, Belknap Campus, 244-8966.
Greater Louisville Soccer League â€” needs women 18+ to play on Saturdays, games at 10am or noon, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Table Tennis, all levels, 7 sessions/week, 291-7285.
Basketball Open Gym â€” Wed., 7-8:45pm, South Louisville Community Center, 2911 Taylor Blvd, 574-3206.
Louisville Footy Club â€” looking for members, 418-2590.
River City Indoor Soccer â€” seeking Menâ€™s Open (18+) teams and Menâ€™s (ages 30+) teams and individuals, 426-9085.
SCUBA-Kyana Underwater Explorers Society â€” meets at Marimbaâ€™s on Brownsboro Rd., first Wed., 7pm, 594-3900.
Louisville Grotto â€” Louisvilleâ€™s caving group, looking for new members interested in caving and outdoors, meetings 3rd Mon., 7:30pm, Bon Air Library, 2816 Del Rio Pl., 558-6143.
Falls of the Ohio State Park â€” programs for all ages, 280-9970.
E.P. â€œTomâ€ Sawyer Park â€” low-impact aerobics for adults 50 and over, Mon., Wed., Fri., 11:30-12:30pm, $3 per class, 429-7270.
â€¢â€¢Bernheim Forest â€” programs for all ages, including Young Explorers, hiking, fossil finding, 955-8512.
Jefferson County Memorial Forest, Fairdale â€” activities for all ages, hikes, preschool nature studies, nighttime nature programs, 368-5404.
Louisville Nature Center â€” nature programs, guided hikes, free, 3745 Illinois Ave., Tue.-Sat., 9am-5pm, 458-1328 or www.louisvillenaturecenter.org.
Metro Parks â€” outdoor recreational programs, 456-8100 or www.metro-parks.org.
E.P. â€œTomâ€ Sawyer State Park â€” accepting applications for an adult dodgeball, softball, tennis leagues, 426-8950.
Bellarmine University â€” Continuing Studies program, beginning, intermediate golf lessons. $120. 452-8166.
Seven Candle Ceremony â€” release the past with the Seven Candle Ceremony with JoAnn Utley, July 13, 6:30-9pm, 1403 E. Breckinridge St., $35, 777-3865.
Voice of the Faithful Louisville â€” July 13, 7-9pm, at The Barn behind the Passionist Monastery, 1924 Newburg Rd., 458-7355.
â€¢â€¢Eckankar Center â€” â€œPast Lives Dreams and Soul Travelâ€ spiritual exploration workshop, July 15, 10-noon, free, 1367 Bardstown Rd., 473-7070.
Centering Prayer â€” July 18, 7-8pm, at the Angela Merici Center in Brescia Hall on the Ursuline Campus, 897-1811.
Tai Chi the Christian Way â€” classes at Crescent Hill United Methodist Church, holistic approach to sacred scripture, Tue. 6:30pm; Wed. 10am, 526-4952.
Hippi Jesus Freaks â€” outdoor discussion group for generating questions about Jesus, (812) 294-1112.
Encounter Church â€” new church desires Godâ€™s love/truth, intimate worship, meets at Kennedy Metro Middle School, 4515 Taylorsville Rd., Sun., 10am, 254-1912, www.encounterministries.net.
Reiki Introduction & Practice Group â€” meets 4th Tue. of month, 6:30-8:30pm, 1403 E. Breckinridge St., 777-3865.
Snelling Holistic Health Center â€” spiritual meditation, every other Sun., 6:30-8pm, $5 donation, 9700 Park Plaza Ave., 426-2033.
Drepung Gomang Institute â€” Tibetan Buddhism Classes, teachings: Sun. 10am-noon; meditation/prayers: Wed. 7-8pm, classes at 2028 Sherwood Ave., 262-2531.
Edenside Christian Church â€” Thomas Mass, an alternative nondenominational worship experience, second Sun., 6:30pm, 1415 Bardstown Rd., 451-7837.
Voice of the Faithful Louisville â€” second Thu., 7-9pm, Earth and Spirit Center (formerly The Barn) behind Passionist Monastery, 1924 Newburg Rd.; and fourth Mon., 7-9pm, Church of the Epiphany, 458-7355.
New Century Faith Community â€” â€œCreative paths to a higher spirituality,â€ Mellwood Arts Center, Mon., 6:30pm, 523-4610.
Group Meditation â€” meets every Wed., 6:30-8pm, Reiki share on last Wed., Widdershins, 712 Lyndon Ln., 339-7388.
Christ Church Cathedral â€” Bible Study with Rev. Dr. Bill Brosend, Tue., 12:10-12:50pm, Bishopsâ€™ Hall, 421 S. Second St., 587-1354.
Islamic Research Intl. â€” hosts discussions, Sun., 4pm, 7102 Shefford Ln., reservations required, 423-1988.
Community of Mindful Living â€” Buddhist discussion, sitting and walking meditation practice, 10am, Sundays, Clifton Center, Ste. 305, 259-5373.
James Lees Presbyterian Church â€” Vipasanna meditation group, all welcome, Mon., 6:30-9:30pm, 1741 Frankfort, 896-0172.
Hospice â€” â€œTimely Talks Today,â€ a workshop on end-of-life wishes, for groups of 10 or more, $5, 719-8915.
Intentional Community of Life â€” initial group for Wellness living, open to healers, artists and others. Ron Bohannon is facilitator and a Reiki Master, 495-1652.
FUULCUUPS â€” the Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans of First Unitarian Church offers classes, fellowship and celebrations, www.fuulcuups.org.
St. James Lees Presbyterian Church â€” Labyrinth, open for walking meditation on every fourth Mon., 4-8pm, Frankfort and William St., 896-0172.
School of Metaphysics â€” classes in Applied Metaphysics, Tue. & Thu., 2704 Hikes Ln., 7:30-10:30pm, 452-2501.
Metaphysical Church â€” Sanctuary of Eternal Truth, 1002 E. Market, New Albany, healing service Sundays at 10:30am, Worship at 11, 945-3707.
Ascension Lutheran Church â€” â€œDeeper Life,â€ class focusing on applying Biblical principles every day. Sundays 9:30-10:30am, 13725 Shelbyville Rd., 244-1856 or ascensionlouisville.org.
Advent Catholic Church â€” alternative Catholic services, 4936 Brownsboro Rd., behind Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church, Sunday Mass at 9am, divorced and remarried welcome, 938-5440.
Chapel of St. Phillip â€” Compline, spoken service first & third Sun., sung by evenSong second & fourth Sun., 8:30pm, Floyd & Woodbine, 635-7073.
Buechel United Methodist Church â€” â€œSoul Purpose,â€ contemporary praise, worship service, Sunday, 1pm, 2817 Hikes Ln.
Personal Spiritual Coaching â€” guidance for the journey, seminars/retreats, 693-0992.
Just Faith Program â€” comprehensive group study of the Christian social action tradition, 451-7016.
Haven of Love â€” Guided Meditation Classes on Tue., 7pm, and Psychic Development Classes on Wed, 7pm, 957-2524.
Rainbow Spiritual Education Center â€” programs from Christâ€™s life teachings, Native American Indian Spirituality and Buddhism, 386-9680.
Peace and Compassion Buddha Circle â€” study and practice of Thich Nhat Hanh teachings, English language service, meditation, 5pm, Sundays, 451-2193.
Louisville Zen Group â€” meditation classes, group practice sessions, discussions and live, recorded Zen talks, Sundays 6-7:30pm, YogaEast, 1950 Bonnycastle Ave., 800-716-0645.
Southeast Christian Church â€” â€œThe Vineâ€: informal worship service to experience God through expressive worship, challenging teaching, intimate communion, Sunday, 6pm, Sanctuary.
The Fellowship â€” contemporary worship service in casual atmosphere, Sat., 5pm, Fellowship Hall, Christ Church United Methodist, 4614 Brownsboro Rd.
Center for Integrative Health â€” group meditation, spiritual awareness class, Tue., 6:30pm, Community Room, 2nd floor, 105 N. Lyndon Ln., 290-2144.
Kosair Integrated Technology Experience â€” Spalding University, July 17-21, children 3-12 with special needs, sessions for 3-6-year-olds: 9am-12pm, sessions for 7-12 year olds: 1-4pm, $60 per week, 585-9911 ext. 2012
Call-A-Lawyer â€” speak anonymously with a volunteer attorney who will provide general legal guidance, July 18, 6-8pm, 583-5314.
Recovery Incorporated of KY â€” support group for the struggling, stressed and depressed, RIK Clubhouse, 2022 Bonnycastle Ave., 458-8016.
Kidney Disease Group â€” â€œKrazy for Kidneysâ€ meets second Thu./month, 8pm, New Albany Public Library, 180 W. Spring St., (812) 945-4596.
Anorexics and Bulimics Anonymous â€” every Mon., 6:45pm, Holy Spirit Church, 3345 Lexington Rd., 643-8158.
Alcoholics Anonymous â€” purpose to stay sober and help others achieve sobriety, 582-1849 or www.louisvilleaa.org.
Obsessive Compulsive Anxiety Disorder â€” support group hosted by Lutheran Family Services, 899-5991.
Mahogany Moms â€” group for stay-at-home moms of color, regular outings, projects, etc., 778-2293.
S. Indiana Depression & Bipolar â€” support group meets Wed., 7-8pm, Indiana Room at IUS, New Albany, (812) 945-6430.
Bridges Center â€” 2120 Newburg Rd., Suite 200, holds grief support classes for children, teens and adults, 888-345-8197.
Psoriasis Support Group â€” second Tue., 6:30-8pm, Norton Audubon Hospital, 1 Audubon Pl., 583-7546.
Transgendered Persons â€” support group offered by Sienna, a non-profit org., 346-5298.
Young Single Parents Inc. â€” group that encourages responsible single parenting, now forming in Louisville, 379-2723 or www.youngsingleparents.org.
â€¢â€¢LADS, Louisville At-home Dads â€” brings together stay-at-home fathers, their children and their families, 426-5376.
MOMS â€” support group for stay-at-home mothers, meets monthly at various locations. 457-7347.
Gay Menâ€™s Support Group â€” first and third Thu., 7pm, Rainbow Room of Metropolitan Community Church, 1432 Highland Ave., 949-1875.
Diabetes Support Group â€” second Thu., 9:30-11am, Park DuValle Community Health Center, 3015 Wilson, free.
Al-Anon â€” for families & friends of alcoholics. Sundays, 8:15pm, St. Markâ€™s Episcopal Church, 2822 Frankfort Ave., 458-1234.
Divorce Recovery Support Group â€” Sun., 5-7:30pm, Crescent Hill Baptist Church, 2800 Frankfort Ave., free childcare, 896-4425 or www.drsg.org.
PFLAG (Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians and Gays) â€” First Lutheran Church, 417 E. Broadway, third Sun., 3pm, 329-0229.
Louisville Youth Group â€” peer support and social group for under-21 gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or questioning, 499-4427 or www.louisvilleyouthgroup.com.
Sickle-Cell Anemia â€” support group, fourth Sat., 1pm, 2600 Muhammad Ali Blvd., 776-8184.
Friend for Life Cancer Support Group â€” emotional support to those recently diagnosed with cancer, free, 893-0643.
Survivors of Clergy Abuse â€” support group meets weekly, 241-5544.
Narcotics Anonymous â€” non-profit fellowship of men and women who help each other stay clean, 499-4423 or www.nalouisville.com.
Recovery Incorporated of KY â€” self-help group meetings to learn techniques to prevent and overcome nervous and emotional disturbances, 2022 Bonnycastle Ave, Sun., 3:30pm, 458-8016.
SoulCare â€” Bible-centered growth, support, recovery group, Thu., 6:30pm, Southeast Christian Church. 253-8411.
New Beginnings â€” support group for the separated, divorced, widowed, 7:30pm, Thu., Epiphany Catholic Church, 914 Old Harrods Creek Rd., 425-2772.
Nicotine Anonymous â€” support group: Mon., 6pm, Sat., 11:30 am, Louisville Wellness Center, 10003 Taylorsville Rd.; Tues. and Fri., 7pm, Token Club, 4104 Dutchmanâ€™s Ln., 439-5940.
Look Good ... Feel Better â€” helps women undergoing cancer treatment cope with the appearance-related side effects of treatment, 584-6783.
Louisville Chapter of the National Depressive/Bipolar Support Alliance â€” support for depressives, manic-depressives, families, Tue., 7:30-8:30pm, St. Paulâ€™s Methodist Church, Douglass Blvd. and Bardstown Rd., 479-9941.
â€¢â€¢Overeaters Anonymous â€” Mon., 6:30pm, Salem United Church of Christ, Newburg Rd at Bashford Manor; Wed., 5:30pm, St. John Lutheran Church, Breckinridge Ln at Kresge Way; Fri., 6:30pm, Highland Presbyterian Church, Cherokee Rd at Highland Ave., 566-3110 or visit www.oa.org.
Diabetes Support Group â€” Floyd Memorial, 1850 State St., New Albany, meets monthly, registration required, 1-800-4-SOURCE.
Cancer Support Group â€” meets at Cancer Center of Indiana, 2210 Green Valley Rd., first and third Thu., 6:45-8pm, 945-4000.
Adults with ADD â€” a program of Learning Disabilities Assn. of KY., fourth Thurs. of month, 7-8:30pm, 2210 Goldsmith Lane #118, 473-1256.
Parents of children w/ ADD â€” program of Learning Disabilities Assn. of KY, third Thurs. of month, 7-8:30pm, 2210 Goldsmith Lane, 473-1256.
Sex Addicts Anonymous â€” confidential 12-step program of recovery. For recorded message, 254-8004 or saa-recovery.org.
Survivors of Suicide â€” support group, St. Matthewâ€™s Episcopal Church, 330 N. Hubbardâ€™s Ln., first and third Thursday, 7:30-9:30pm, 589-4313.
Debtorâ€™s Anonymous â€” 12-step program, meets weekly, Sun., 6:30-7:30pm, Deerpark Baptist Church, 1733 Bardstown Rd., 899-5325.
â€¢â€¢Painting and Printmaking â€” artists are welcome to monthly critique group, every third Thu., Bon Air Library, 6pm, e-mail Nancy at Muttmaw@bellsouth.net
Astrological Society of Kentucky â€” meets second Fri., 7:30pm, Bon Air Library, 2816 Del Rio Pl., free, 426-8902.
Artistic Alliance Network â€” Art Marketing Club meets every 3rd Thu. at Chapel Gallery, 236 Woodbine St. in Old Louisville, features tours, guest speakers and more, 637-8676 or www.kentuckyartists.com/artmarketing.
Louisville Peak Oil Group â€” â€œWhy do fuel prices keep going up?,â€ meets second Sat. 9-11am, Louisville Free Public Library, 301 York St., 425-6645.
NAACP monthly meeting, third Mon., 7pm, NAACP Branch Office, 1245 Catalpa Ct., 776-7608.
Greater Louisville Sierra Club â€” meets third Tue., 7pm, Clifton Center, 419-0503.
Singles Dance â€” every Thu. and Sun., 7:30-11:30pm, $4, Holiday Inn, 2715 Fern Valley Rd., 736-7600 or kysinglesdance.com.
Kentucky Real Estate Exchangers (KREE) â€” meets 1st and 3rd Thu., 9am, GLAR, 6300 Dutchmans Ln., 797-8828.
Conversation CafÃ© â€” free hosted drop-in conversation, Wed., 7:15-8:45pm, Karma Cafe, 1126 Bardstown Rd., 454-4820.
Belegarth Medieval Combat Society â€” Medieval-style combat w/ foam weapons, meets Sun., 2pm, Frisbee Field (Cherokee Park), ages 13+, 303-1782 or www.belegarth.com.
Boys Are Smelly Club â€” recently divorced women, 742-8090 or www.theboysaresmellyclub.com.
Louisville Sci-Fi Club, NOTA â€” meets third Sat., 2-4:45pm, Bon Air Regional Library, 2816 Del Rio Pl., www.xanga.com/nota_sf_club.
Board Game Monday â€” at Hob Knobb Coffee Bar, free, bring games, 3700 Paoli Pike, Floyds Knobbs, Ind., (812) 923-1458.
Irish Society of KY â€” promote Irish heritage, culture, friendship, meet first Tue. of month, 7:30pm, Commonwealth Bank, 459-8496.
French Conversation Club â€” by Alliance Francaise, meets fourth Tue., 7pm, Nancyâ€™s Bagel Grounds, 2101 Frankfort Ave., free, 228-2780.
German Conversation Group â€” Thu., 7pm, Barnes & Noble, 801 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy, 426-0255.
Happy Hour for Pet Lovers â€” last Tues. of every month, 5-8pm, Monkey Wrench, 1025 Barrett Ave., 366-3355.
Knob & Valley Audubon Society â€” meets second Thu. of month, 7pm, Endris Lodge, Lapping Park, Clarksville, 893-5172.
Women In Networking (W.I.N.) â€” meets second Wed., luncheon meeting for women who own or represent small business, 11:15-1pm, Breckinridge Inn, $11, 458-1937.
â€¢â€¢Christian Dating Service â€” held by WhiteStone Ministries, info kit at P.O. Box 701362, Lou., KY, 40270.
Drinking Liberally-Louisville â€” Thu., 7pm, Bluegrass Brewing Co., 3929 Shelbyville, Rd., social/political group for liberals to meet and network, email@example.com.
Drinking Liberally-New Albany â€” Wed., 7pm, Rich Oâ€™s Public House, 3312 Plaza Dr., New Albany, Ind., social/political group for liberals to meet and network, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kent Society Homeopathy â€” study group meets monthly, beginners welcome, Snelling Holistic Health Center, 9700 Park Plaza Ave., 426-2033.
KYANA Woodcrafterâ€™s Club â€” first Thurs., 7:30pm, Walden School, 4238 Westport Rd., 499-1388.
â€¢â€¢Blue Moon of Kentucky â€” Elvis Fan Club â€” meets first Tuesday, 6-8pm, at Ryanâ€™s Steakhouse, 7405 Preston Hwy., $2. Door prizes, show & tell and more. 964-0943.
Louisville Poetâ€™s Guild â€” meets Saturdays 12â€“2pm, Main Library, 3rd & York, upstairs in board room. 285-0927.
Womenâ€™s Potluck and Performance Night â€” meets once a month for evening of art & vegetarian food. www.geocities.com/potluckwoman/.
Louisville Ghost Hunters Society â€” monthly meetings first Tue., 7pm, Ryanâ€™s Steakhouse, 7405 Preston Hwy., free, www.louisvilleghs.com.
National Association of Women in Construction â€” second Monday, 5:30pm, Breckinridge Inn, 245-6640.
Louisville Inner City Outings â€” Sierra Club outreach program provides outdoor experiences to inner-city youth. First Tuesday, 259-5373.
Club Pocket PC Louisville â€” fourth Tue., BonAir Regional Library, 6:30-8:30pm. Donâ€™t need Pocket PC to attend. 396-3514 or www.pocketpcLouisville.com.
Dream Study Group â€” Wed., 7pm, Unity of Louisville, 757 S. Brook St., 270-535-2619.
Single Womenâ€™s Group â€” develops healthy friendships, promotes personal growth, monthly meetings/activities, email@example.com.
Stop Smoking Successfully â€” Clark County Tobacco Prevention And Cessation Coalition, Mondays and Thursdays, thru Aug. 3, 6:30-7:30pm, $50, Clark Memorial Hospital, (812) 283-2649.
Baptist East Hospital â€” hosts workshops and lectures on health topics thru July, 897-8343.
â€¢â€¢Planned Parenthood â€” classes on sexual health and responsibility, free, Wed., 4pm, 1025 S. Second St., 584-2471 x235.
American Red Cross â€” needs blood donors ages 17 and over. 800-GIVE-LIFE to schedule an appointment and help reduce blood shortage, 574-7000.
Medical Qigong â€” Healing Options, Tuesdays at 1 and 6pm, 1101 Herr Ln., 594-4554.
Living Well Workshops â€” manage diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart or lung disease, pain, asthma, depression, other ongoing health conditions. Workshops meet once a week for six weeks; access to free 8-week guest membership at YMCA. 852-1804.
Health Department â€” Tuberculosis skin testing, Mon., Tue., Wed., Fri., various locations, 574-6525.
Clark Memorial Hospital â€” offers expecting parents professional support and teaches about childbirth options, free, 499-4418.
â€¢â€¢Art and Activism Youth Camp â€” KY Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression seeks help with art and activism youth camp, July 17-Aug. 4, 10am-2:30pm, contact Shameka Parrish at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer Day Camp Riding Lessons â€” volunteers needed to assist with horseback riding lessons for children w/ disabilities, must be at least 16 years old, thru July 21, 8am-1:30pm, 2107 Massie School Rd., La Grange, Ky., 222-8762.
Host Exchange Student â€” seeking 20 host families for Spanish & French students between 13 and 18 years old, thru July 27, 473-7492, www.nacel.net.
Arts Council of Louisville â€” call for volunteers (thru Aug. 3) to help with an art show at the Heyburn Building, volunteer hours 11:30-12:30pm Tue. and Thu., 585-9525.
Kentucky Womenâ€™s Book Fest â€” seeing volunteers for annual festival, Sept. 22-23, 592-7822 or www.kwbf.info/.
Salvation Army Center of Hope â€” donate cleaning supplies, 831 S. Brook St., 671-4918.
American Cancer Society â€” Road to Recovery program, needs volunteers to drive cancer patients to and from their cancer treatments, 560-6035.
Woodstock Animal Foundation â€” needs volunteers for a â€œno killâ€ animal shelter, to walk and feed dogs, 321-6434 or www.woodstockaf.org.
â€¢â€¢Kentucky Foundation for Women â€” volunteer subjects for Web site, mothers of children with disabilities, 859-260-1655.
Klein Family Learning Center â€” needs volunteers to work w/ Spanish-speaking adults learning English on backstretch of Churchill Downs, afternoon/evening opportunities available, 636-4400 ext. 1231.
Mellwood Art Center â€” needs volunteers to answer phones, give tours and perform office duties, weekday hours, 895-3650.
Chance's Spot Pet Loss â€” needs creative and compassionate people to help with fundraising, support groups, more, 949-1209, www.chancesspot.org
Womenâ€™s Foundation of Southern Indiana â€” needs committee members, 948-4662.
Louisville Olmsted Parks Conservancy â€” become a park champion with available volunteer positions, 432-2677.
Wesley House Community Services â€” seeks past employees and volunteers for reunion, 583-8317.
Ursuline Sisters of Louisville â€” needs â€œnearly newâ€ wheelchairs for residents, also looking for volunteers, 896-3924.
Y-NOW, mentoring part of YMCA Safe Place Services â€” needs mentors to work w/ children of incarcerated parents, 635-4394.
Adelante Hispanic Achievers â€” seeks volunteers for mentoring program for middle school Hispanic students, 494-0353.
Immigrant and Refugee Ctr. â€” seeks volunteers, Mon.-Fri., 3:30-6:30pm, meet and work with Louisvilleâ€™s international community, 386-1546.
Citizen Foster Care Review Boards â€” seeks volunteers to review cases of children placed in foster care, must complete a six-hour training session, 595-3498.
Catholic Charitiesâ€™ Migration & Refugee Services â€” seeks volunteers to assist from noon-3pm on Mon., Wed. and Thu., help needed with children and English language teaching, activities include reading, games, singing, art, 2911 S. 4th St., 636-9263 ext. 145.
Green Hill Therapy â€” needs volunteers to work with horses and special needs children, Tuesdays-Fridays, 9am-4pm, 244-8011.
Louisville Arts Council â€” seeks exhibit coordinators for three downtown galleries, 585-9525.
Therapeutic Riding Association â€” seeks volunteers to assist with riding lessons for special needs children, 876-7844.
World Affairs Council â€” needs volunteers, an opportunity to work on U.S. government programs, meet VIPs and participate in community outreach initiatives, 561-5422.
Big Brothers, Big Sisters â€” looking for 100 volunteers for 100 little brothers and sisters, 587-0494.
Family Friends â€” seeks adults (55+) to serve as a mentor/friend of family to children in the community with special needs, 584-1239.
Amer. Cancer Society â€” needs volunteers to drive patients to and from treatments, contact Paige Vollmer, 560-6035.
St. John Center for the Homeless â€” needs volunteers willing to give their time to help serve the homeless. 568-6758.
Farmington Historic Home â€” needs enthusiastic people for a variety of volunteer positions, call Kathy Nichols at 452-9920.
AFS-USA â€” needs families to host foreign students and faculty in this area, afs.org/usa.
Harbour House â€” needs helping hands to assist in bulk mailing operations. 719-0072 x19.
Project Warm â€” trains volunteers year-round to make simple energy improvements in the homes of low-income households. To volunteer: 636-9276 or projectwarm.org.
KY Humane Society â€” depends on volunteers, training 2nd Tue., 5:30pm, KHS campus, 241 Steedly Dr., 366-3355.
Airport Ambassador Program â€” needs goodwill ambassadors to greet travelers, 380-8224.
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) â€” recruiting volunteers (21+) to advocate for abused and neglected children in family court system, 595-4911.
Bernheim â€” needs volunteers, various positions, 955-8512.
Brooklawn Child & Family Services â€” seeks adult volunteers to serve as mentors to children ages 6-17, 515-0474.
â€¢â€¢Louisville Metro Nutrition Program â€” needs volunteers to deliver hot meals to homebound seniors. 574-6420.
ASSE â€” looking for host families to work with young people and learn about different cultures. Area representatives receive training, are reimbursed for expenses and enjoy friendships with people from all over the world. 800-473-0696.
Library of Congress â€” collecting personal histories of Louisville-area veterans at Louisville Free Public Library, other participating libraries. Volunteers needed to conduct interviews, take notes, operate video. 394-3429 or www.lfpl.org/veterans.
Habitat for Hounds â€” needs doghouses, 585-3220.
Meals on Wheels â€” program of South Louisville community ministries needs volunteers, 367-6445.