MONDAY, May 17West Sixth NuLu Community Yoga West Sixth NuLu Donation-based | 6-7 p.m. This yoga session is for everyone. Youre encouraged to pay what you can, and afterward, if you want to stay for a pint feel free. You must register online beforehand to attend.
TUESDAY, May 18RuPauls Drag Race Trivia Chill BAR Highlands No cover | 7:30-10 p.m. You havent been wasting away quarantine by watching seasons of RuPauls Drag Race, youve been studying. This trivia night will test your knowledge of the show. Keep your teams to groupings of six.
THURSDAY, May 20A Way Forward On Race Online Free | Noon-1 p.m. Author and Dean of UofLs School of Music Teresa Reed tackles race with this discussion, sharing data from her research; insights from her own life experience; and addressing some of the awkward, but honest questions about race that White people are often afraid to ask. Reed wants to explore the paradigm that perpetuates racial tension and argue for a new paradigm that can bring understanding, healing, and hope."
Guided Shinrin Yoku - General Forest Bathing Caperton Swamp Park Donation-based | Noon-2 p.m. Dont worry forest bathing does not involve getting wet. Instead, you bathe in the glory of nature. In this session, participants will be guided on a leisurely walk under the trees of Caperton Swamp Park. Your Shinrin Yoku guide Jennifer Owens will take you through guided activities to help you open your senses, hone your intuition and experience the forest as you never have before. Make sure to bring a full water bottle. This is a donation-based class that is pay-what-you-can, although the suggested donation is $20. You can donate through acts of service and other gifts, as well, such as planting trees, picking up litter or giving a homemade gift. This event is mostly 18+, but you can bring a parent, guardian or other adult if you are younger. Forest bathers will meet in the parking lot.
Walkabout at the Peterson-Dumesnil House Online Free | 6-6:30 p.m. Check out the gardens of the stately Peterson-Dumesnil House from your own home in this virtual, guided tour. Sarah Clement and Melissa Mershon will take you on a walk about the grounds to see the homes various species of flowers, plants and trees. You can also sign up for giveaways, including tickets to the 2021 Crescent Hill Garden Tour.
Silent Reading Hour Online Free | 6-7 p.m. Sometimes you need that extra push to sit down and read the book thats been sitting on your shelf. Virtually join other readers like you for a quiet hour of flipping pages, accompanied by live piano music from Jeannie Eberenz. (Shell be breaking out the Disney classics for this session.) This is the librarys last Silent Reading Party until Books & Brews this winter.
Voice & Vision Online Free | 6-7:30 p.m. Hear seven poets and writers from nearby colleges read their work. See highlights from 21cs current art exhibition: What Lies Beneath, a show held in conjunction with the Louisville Photo Biennial. Make sure to sign up beforehand to receive the Zoom link.
Small Business Workshops Pocket Change Free | 7-9 p.m. Learn the basics of running a small business with Change Today, Change Tomorrows monthly workshops. Mays installment is a lesson on wholesale and retail. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided.
We Still Like You Planet of the Tapes Free | 8-10 p.m. A storytelling show with a twist. Four people tell their true tales of embarrassment while an artist depicts their shame at the same time. Seating is first-come, first-served.