Community Listings from Feb. 8th
The ONE Campaign hosts free educational workshop, “Advocacy Matters,” free, Feb. 11, 1-3pm, League of Women Voters, 115 Ewing Ave., 608-0586.Kentuckiana Single Hikers and Walkers — Feb. 12, at Taylorsville Lake State Park, leave at 10:30am, from McDonald’s, 5027 Shelbyville Rd., across from Mall St. Matthews, strenuous (bushwhacking) 6 miles, 894-0579 or www.kishaw.org.UofL Fencing Club, classes every Wed., 7-8:30pm, Humana Gym, Belknap Campus, 244-8966.E.P. “Tom” Sawyer Park offering low-impact aerobics for adults 50 and over, Mon., Wed., Fri., 11:30-12:30pm, $3 per class, 429-7270.Greater Louisville Soccer League, needs women 18+ to play on Saturdays, games at 10am or noon, email firstname.lastname@example.org.River City Indoor Soccer seeking Men’s Open (18+) teams and Men’s (ages 30+) teams and individuals, 426-9085.“Beyond Your Inner Child — Meet Your Inner Sovereign,” Open Men’s Circle, by ManKind Project of KY, Feb. 9, 7-9pm, Hurstbourne Christian Church, 601 Nottingham Pkwy., 412-5067 or www.mkpKY.org.Tibetan Buddhism Classes offered by Drepung Gomang Institute, teachings: Sun. 10am-noon; meditation/prayers: Wed. 7-8pm; Sat. 4-5pm, Geshe Sangye Gyatso's home, 2028 Sherwood Ave., 262-2531.New Century Faith Community “Creative paths to a higher spirituality,” Mellwood Arts Center, Mon., 6:30pm, 523-4610.YouthBuild Louisville presents Feb. classes, Feb. 14: “Stress Less: Yoga and Massage Techniques”; Feb. 28: “Healthy Sexuality: Resources and Advice for Safe Sexuality,” free, 6-7:30pm, Presbyterian Comm. Ctr., 701 S. Hancock, 213-4552.••Alcoholics Anonymous, purpose to stay sober and help others achieve sobriety, 582-1849 or www.louisvilleaa.org.VolunteersMardis Gras Parade seeking volunteers to help build floats/costumes, parade goes down Frankfort Ave. Feb. 24, 228-1401.Immigrant and Refugee Ctr. seeking volunteers, Mon.-Fri., 3:30-6:30pm, meet and work with Louisville’s international community, 386-1546.Citizen Foster Care Review Boards, seeks volunteers to review cases of children placed in foster care, must complete a six-hour training session, 595-3498.Catholic Charities’ Migration & Refugee Services, seeking 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 needs volunteers to work with horses and special needs children, Tuesdays-Fridays, 9am-4pm, 244-8011.Louisville Arts Council, seeking exhibition coordinators for three downtown galleries, 585-9525.Y-NOW, mentoring program of YMCA for youths with incarcerated parents is seeking adults to serve as mentors for a year, no experience necessary, 635-5233.Therapeutic Riding Association seeking volunteers to assist with riding lessons for special needs children, 876-7844.••World Affairs Council 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, looking for 100 volunteers for 100 little brothers and sisters, 587-0494. Family Friends seeking adults (55+) to serve as a mentor/friend of family to children in the community with special needs, 584-1239.Amer. Cancer Society needs volunteers to drive patients to and from treatments, contact Paige Vollmer, 560-6035.St. John Center for the Homeless needs volunteers willing to give their time to help serve the homeless. 568-6758.Farmington Historic Home needs enthusiastic people for a variety of volunteer positions, call Kathy Nichols at 452-9920.AFS-USA needs families to host foreign students and faculty in this area, afs.org/usa. Harbour House needs helping hands to assist in bulk mailing operations. 719-0072 x19.Project Warm 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 depends on volunteers, 366-3355.Airport Ambassador Program needs goodwill ambassadors to greet travelers, 380-8224.CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) recruiting volunteers (21+) to advocate for abused and neglected children in family court system, 595-4911.Y-Know, a service of YMCA Safe Place, needs adults willing to serve as mentor to youth with incarcerated parent. 635-5233.Bernheim needs volunteers, various positions, 955-8512. Brooklawn Child & Family Services seeking adult volunteers to serve as mentors to children ages 6-17, 515-0474.Louisville Metro Nutrition Program needs volunteers to deliver hot meals to homebound seniors. 574-6420.ASSE 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.