Community Listings

Jan 4, 2005 at 8:00 am

Special Events

Recycle Xmas Trees, thru Jan. 5, 10am-5pm: Recycling Centers at 965 Hubbards Ln. & 7219 Dixie Hwy., Public Works Yard at 3528 Newburg Rd., and Waste Reduction Center at 636 Meriwether Ave, 574-5000. Singles’ Dance, 7:30-11:30pm, Jan. 5, Paroquet Springs Conference Center, I-65 exit 117, $4 (or free w/ this listing), 736-7600, ••Tsunami response discussion/lecture by Marge Tsitouris, speaking about CARE’s relief and rebuilding efforts, Jan. 7, 7:30pm, free, Thomas Jefferson Unitarian-Universalist Church, 4936 Brownsboro Rd., 228-4870. ••Families Thru International Adoption info seminar, Jan. 7, 10-11:30am, SE Christian Church, 920 Blankenbaker Rd., free, 1-888-797-9900 or Hispanic Scholarship Awards Banquet, silent auctions begin 5pm, funds raised for Hispanic youths in Catholic grade schools, Jan. 7, 6pm, $40, Hilton Garden Inn, 2735 Crittenden Dr., 636-0296. Black Activism: Past, Present and Future discussion with Dr. J. Blaine Hudson, Dr. Ricky Jones, Anne Braden, Jan. 8, 4-6pm, Yearlings Club, 4309 W. Broadway, 852-3042. ••Catholic Charities’ Migration & Refugee Services named January “The Winter Time Clothing & Comfort Blitz,” seeking donations of winter coats, hats, blankets, comforters, etc., 2911 S. Fourth St., 636-9263. Lewis & Clark: Mysteries of the West, exhibit focuses on people and sites of famous expedition, thru March 28, Falls of the Ohio Interpretive Center, free w/ admission, 812-280-9970. Cash Express accepting toy and coat donations for those in need, any location. Iroquois Neighborhood Assn. seeking stories and pictures for a memory book on Iroquois/Kenwood Park Community, mail submissions to PO Box 21685, Louisville, 40221. Community Yard Sales at Eyedia, every Sat., 10-5pm, join Eyedia and charitable groups throughout the community for an antiques roadshow, 1631 N. Mellwood Ave., 540-4940.


Small Business Development Center offering training seminars, dates/times/locations varies, check out, begins Jan. 9, 625-0123. Scrapbooking Lessons, Jan. 10, 6-8pm, New Albany-Floyd Co. Library, 180 W. Spring St., 812-949-3523. ••Staying Alive: How to be an Effective Caregiver, offered by GuardiaCare Services, starts Jan. 17, runs for four consecutive Tuesdays, 4-6pm, Atria St. Matthews, 120 S. Hubbards Ln., 585-9949. Old and Rare Books, brown bag lunch event with Nadine Harris of Really Old Books, Jan. 18, noon, Scott County Heritage Center and Museum, 1050 S. Main St, Scottsburg, Ind., 812-752-1050. Alzheimer’s Workshop, 4-session program trains on disease management and self-care, starts Jan. 18, 6-7pm, Richwood Nursing and Rehab Facility, 1012, Richwood Way, LaGrange, 452-6341 for RSVP. Red Cross offers various health and safety classes, Clark County Chapter, 1805 E. 8th St., Jeffersonville, 812-283-8416. Crane House hosts various events, lectures and classes, 1244 S. 3rd St., 635-2240, St. Matthews Dance has classes in tango and salsa, all levels, 3900 Shelbyville Rd., $5 per class, 893-2100. Music and Art Classes at Iona School, Presbyterian Church, Scottsburg, Ind., 396 W. McLain St., 812-752-3360. Grinny Possum Fiber Arts offers knitting and crochet classes, 248 Spring St., Jeffersonville, Ind., Mon-Sat 10-6pm,, 812-284-9400. Knot Too Tightly Wound presented by Sophie’s Fine Yarn Shoppe, Wednesdays, 7–9pm, free, 131 S. English Station Rd., 244-4927. Knit Nook offers “learn to knit and crochet” classes, 1609 Bardstown Rd., 452-1919. English as Spoken Language classes for adults, free, Tuesdays 1-2:30pm, Wall Street United Methodist Church, 240 Wall St., Jeffersonville, 282-9865. Basket Weaving Classes at Susan’s Corner Basket Studio, for beginners and intermediates, day and evening, 459-5670. Small Business Development Center offers wide array of seminars. 625-0123 or Speaking Circles, a pathway to overcoming stage fright or a way to speak with more ease. Last Wed. of each month. 721-7195. Birthing from Within, childbirth education classes, Wed. 7-9pm, Healing Options, 1101 Herr Lane, 459-8388 or Professional Development workshops available, contact 589-6419. Locust Grove Afternoon Lecture Series, first Wednesday, 1pm, 897-9845. Ancient Kentucke Historical Assoc. host videos and speakers, last Sat., 2pm, Falls of the Ohio State Park, 201 W. Riverside Dr., $4/$1, 280-9970. Rhonda’s Another Chance Inc. presents “Early Morning Glory,” a motivational workshop for women. 710 S. 31st St, 776-8830. Flamenco Louisville classes on Flamenco, guitar, percussion, Salsa and Argentine Tango. 235-3998 or Square Dance Lessons, Thursdays, 6–7pm, $3, and Line Dance Lessons, Thursdays, 7–9pm, $2.50, Georgetown Community Church, Georgetown, Ind., 945-6118. Ya Dancin’? Scottish country dance class, 7:30pm, Thursdays, partners not required. 338-4041 or Shall We Dance? Flamenco, lessons for all levels, 4750 Bardstown Rd., 254-5276. Traditional Irish Step Dancing for beginner children and adults. 494-1246. Irish Step Dancing new beginner classes now forming. Limited space. 231-8827. Belly Dancing Classes at Beechmont Community Ctr., 205 W. Wellington, Tue. & Wed. evenings, 361-5484. Belly Dance Classes at Clifton Center. 727-5491. Belly Dance Classes, New Albany, Mon. 6:15pm, Tue.-Wed. 7pm, 931-4254, Genesis Arts/KY Inc. classes in ballet, African dance, tap dance and creative movement. Children’s classes, ages 4-18. African Dance adult classes, ages 18 and up. 776-5715. Yoga With Matt Harris. Edenside Christian Church, 1415 Bardstown Road. Wednesdays 7-8:30pm, 905-7244. ••Whole Foods Market offers many classes throughout the month. Check out or 899-5545. Rainbow Blossom offer many classes throughout the month. 244-2022. Baptist Hospital East offers many classes, such as a walking club, classes for expectant mothers, classes for men living with prostate cancer. 897-8343. Norton Healthcare, classes thru the month. Free, various locations, 899-6960. Locust Grove workshops to help adults learn about historic crafts and skills of the past. Hands-on experience. Fees, dates vary, 897-9845. Clark Memorial Hospital offers classes for expectant, new parents. Free, limited seating. 283-2041. Bernheim Forest, offers various nature program classes, advance registration required. 955-8512 or Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning at UofL, various classes, from culinary arts to belly dancing. 852-3545. Greater Louisville Small Business Development Center classes/seminars for those interested in small business. Reservations required. 625-0123 or Metro Health Department, various family planning classes. 574-6660.

Just For Kids

••Angelina Ice Skates, picture book featuring Angelina Ballerina, Jan. 6, 7pm, Barnes & Noble, 801 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy., 426-0255 American Girls Club, members’ grandparents welcome, Jan. 7, 2pm, Barnes & Noble, 801 S. Hurstbourne, 426-0255. The Little Engine That Could, Watty Piper’s classic is retooled with new illustrations by Loren Long, Jan. 13, 7pm, Barnes & Noble, 801 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy., 426-0255. “Kids and Bees,” hands-on day with entomologists and beekeepers as a part of the American Beekeeping Federation Convention, Jan. 14, 2-4pm, Main Library, 574-1620. Tales at Twilight, Fridays, 7pm, Barnes & Noble, 801 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy, 425-7425. Abrakadoodle Art Classes at Carnegie Ctr., 201 E. Spring St., New Albany, 20 months-12 yrs old, 944-7336. After School Program, Creative Diversity Studio, Mellwood Arts Center, 1860 Mellwood Ave, for middle and high school students, Mon-Wed 2:30-5pm, $6/hr, 767-4723. Lifeguard Training at YMCA Downtown, Southeast, Southwest and Oldham Co., ••Swimming lessons for children and adults at YMCA branches, all age group classes. Douglass Community Center offers several sport youth classes including basketball and archery, 2305 Douglass Blvd., 456-8120. Mother/Daughter Belly Dance classes, Sat. mornings, Clifton Center, 2117 Payne St. 727-5491. Picture Books for Preschoolers, storytime for stroller-set. Wednesdays, 10:30am, Borders, 2520 Hurstbourne Ln., 893-3800. Jeffersonville Township Public Library, storytimes for kids. 285-5632. Barnes & Noble, Hurstbourne, Mommy & Me Storytime, Tuesdays, 11am. 18 months-4 years; Toddler Tales at Twilight, Fridays, 7pm, ages 2-7. 426-0255. Bernheim Forest, many programs for kids, nature walks to story times. 955-8512. Louisville Free Public Library offers classes, programs for kids. 574-1611 or Kentucky Historical Society, Frankfort, History Zone activities for children 5-10 and their families, Saturdays 1-4pm. Free. 564-1792 ext. 4461. Jefferson County Memorial Forest, various programs for children of all ages. Some fees. 366-5432 or


••Kentuckiana Single Hikers and Walkers — Jan. 8, hike at Harrison-Crawford State Forest, leave 11:30am from behind McDonald’s, Court Ave., Jeffersonville, moderate, 6-7 miles, 894-0579 or Louisville Board Games Meet-Up, Jan. 8, 2pm, Barnes & Noble, 801 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy., 426-0255. Free Cardio Classes, Jan. 12, 7pm, Jan. 13, 12:30pm, Jan. 14, 11am, People Power, 909 Barret Ave., 930-1093. Go, ancient game of skill and strategy is played the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month, Jan. 14, 2pm, Barnes & Noble, 801 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy., 426-0255. SCUBA-Kyana Underwater Explorers Society meets at Marimba’s on Brownsboro Rd., first Wednesdays, 7pm, 594-3900. ••Riversharks Women’s Rugby Club seeking members, no exp. necessary, ages 18+, all fitness levels, practice starts Feb. 13, 587-8429. Louisville Grotto, Louisville’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. Team Tiara looking for men/women to run Derby Marathon or Mini to raise $$ for Girls on the Run, 259-9898. Beechmont Community Center, offers aerobics, tae kwon do and beginners boxing lessons, 205W. Wellington Ave., 361-5484. Yoga Classes at Achieve, all levels, $10, weekdays 11am, Mondays & Wednesdays 5:30pm, 10290 Shelbyville Rd., 649-4433. Greater Louisville Soccer League, needs women 18+ to play on Saturdays, games at 10am or noon, email [email protected]. Table Tennis, all levels, 7 sessions/week, 291-7285. Basketball Open Gym, ages 30+, Mondays, 7-8:30pm, South Louisville Community Center, 2911 Taylor Blvd, 574-3206. Flag Team/Color Guard sign-up and lessons, ages 11-16, Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30pm, $5 for team T-shirt, South Louisville Community Center, 2911 Taylor Blvd, 574-3205. Ultimate Frisbee League has open registration for a co-rec fall league,, 314-3541. Chess, players meet Tuesdays, 6pm, Barnes & Noble, 801 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy., 426-0255. Louisville GO Club (a 4000-year-old Chinese Board Game) seeking new members, all skill levels welcome, meetings every two weeks, River City Indoor Soccer seeking women to play in Mon. night league, 18+, 426-9085. Louisville Kendo Club, the art of Japanese fencing at Episcopal Church of Advent, 901 Baxter Ave., Thursdays 8-10pm, Sundays 4-6pm, 640-8920. Traditional Japanese Martial Arts at Yoshin Dojo, Tue.-Thu., children and adults, beginners welcome. 10290 Shelbyville Rd., 767-3605 or Aquatic classes for all ages and abilities, Downtown YMCA, 555 S. 2nd, 587-2357. Louisville Footy Club remainder of season and off–season practice, Seneca Park (first and second baseball fields nearest St. Matthews), 6pm Tuesdays and Saturdays at 10am, 418-2590. Falls of the Ohio State Park, programs for all ages, 280-9970. Aikido beginner’s class forming. Tuesdays, 6pm, Fridays, 5pm UofL Aikido Club. 479-7463 or Bernheim Forest programs for all ages, including Young Explorers, hiking, fossil finding, 955-8512. Dupont Racquet Club beginner classes forming now. 897-7185. Jefferson County Memorial Forest, Fairdale, activities for all ages. Hikes, preschool nature studies, nighttime nature programs, 368-5404. Louisville Nature Center, 3745 Illinois Ave., Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm, nature programs, guided hikes. Free. 458-1328 or Metro Parks outdoor recreational programs. 456-8100 or E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park accepting applications for an adult dodgeball, softball, tennis leagues. 426-8950. Bellarmine University, Continuing Studies program, beginning, intermediate golf lessons. $120. 452-8166.


“A 12th Night Gathering” by St. Meinrad, Jan. 8, 5pm, Epiphany Vespers, $6.55 meal, Burning of the Greens ceremony, refreshments, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad, Ind., 812-357-6403. ••Tibetan Buddhism Classes: Sunday teachings, 10am-12pm; meditations/prayers on Weds 7-8pm, & Sats 4-5pm; offered by Drepung Gomang Institute at 2028 Sherwood Ave., call 262-2531. New Century Faith Community “Creative paths to a higher spirituality,” Mellwood Arts Center, Mondays, 6:30pm, 523-4610. Spiritual Meditation, every other Sunday, 6:30-8pm, Snelling Holistic Health Center, 9700 Park Plaza Ave. Suite 109, $5 suggested donation, 426-2033. Group Meditation meeting every Wednesday, 6:30-8pm, Reiki share on last Wednesday, Widdershins, 712 Lyndon Ln., 339-7388. Bible Study with Rev. Dr. Bill Brosend, Tuesdays, 12:10-12:50, Christ Church Cathedral, Bishops’ Hall, 421 S. Second St., 587-1354. Islamic Research Intl., hosts discussions, Sundays 4pm, 7102 Shefford Ln., reservations required, 423-1988. Community of Mindful Living, Buddhist discussion, sitting and walking meditation practice, 10 & 10:30am, Sundays, 107 Crescent Ave., 259-5373. Vipisanna Meditation Group, all welcome, Mondays, 6:30-9:30pm, James Lees Presbyterian Church, 1741 Frankfort, 896-0172. Timely Talks Today, a workshop on end-of-life wishes presented by Hospice, for groups of 10 or more, $5, 719-8915. Intentional Community of Life, initial group for Wellness living, open to healers, artists and others. Ron Bohannon is facilitator and a Reiki Master, 495-1652. FUULCUUPS, the Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans of First Unitarian Church offers classes, fellowship and celebrations, Labyrinth open for walking meditation on every fourth Mon., 4-8pm, St. James Lees Presbyterian Church, Frankfort and William St., 896-0172. ••School of Metaphysics classes in Applied Metaphysics, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2704 Hikes Ln., 7:30-10:30pm, 452-2501. Metaphysical Church, Sanctuary of Eternal Truth, 1002 E. Market, New Albany, healing service Sundays at 10:30am, Worship at 11, 945-3707. Community of Wellness Living for healers and artists, facilitator is a Reiki Master. Separate living units. Initial start-up group is open to individual input. 495-1652. Deeper Life — A class focusing on applying Biblical principles every day. Sundays 9:30-10:30am, Ascension Lutheran Church, 13725 Shelbyville Rd., 244-1856 or Alternative Catholic services at Advent Catholic Church, 4936 Brownsboro Rd., behind Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church, Sunday Mass at 9am, divorced and remarried welcome, 938-5440. Compline, Chapel of St. Phillip, Floyd & Woodbine, spoken service first & third Sun., sung by evenSong second & fourth Sun., 8:30pm, 635-7073. Spiritual Cinema Circle, Kentucky Theater, 651 S. Fourth St., monthly. 7:30pm, 589-6419. Soul Purpose, contemporary praise, worship service, Sunday, 1pm, Buechel United Methodist Church, 2817 Hikes Ln. Personal Spiritual Coaching, guidance for the journey, seminars/retreats. 693-0992. Just Faith Program, comprehensive group study of the Christian social action tradition, 451-7016. Haven of Love, Guided Meditation Classes on Tues, 7pm, and Psychic Development Classes on Wed, 7pm. 957-2524. What is Catholicity? — The Church of the Advent discussion group. Sundays, 7pm, 901 Baxter Ave., 451-6066. Rainbow Spiritual Education Center programs from Christ’s life teachings, Native American Indian Spirituality and Buddhism, Tuesdays, 7pm, Third Lutheran Church, 1864 Frankfort Ave., 386-9680. Peace and Compassion Buddha Circle, study and practice of Thich Nhat Hanh teachings. English language service, meditation, 5pm, Sundays, 451-2193. 2nd Creation Alternative Worship Service, informal service, Sunday, 5pm, Fellowship Hall, Second Presbyterian Church, 3701 Brownsboro Rd. Pride Ministries Christian Church, serving BBLT community, Wed. 6:30pm, Suns. 1pm, 850 Washburn Ave., #91, 429-5988. Louisville Zen Group offers meditation classes, group practice sessions, discussions and live, recorded Zen talks, Sundays 6-7:30pm, YogaEast, 1950 Bonnycastle Ave., 800-716-0645. The Vine: Informal worship service to experience God through expressive worship, challenging teaching, intimate communion, Sunday, 6:30pm, Sanctuary, Southeast Christian Church. Medicine Wheel 12-step program based on American Indian teachings, Mondays. Free. Rainbow Spiritual Education Center, 3rd Lutheran, 1864 Frankfort Ave., 386-9680. The Fellowship, contemporary worship service in casual atmosphere, Saturday, 5pm, Fellowship Hall, Christ Church United Methodist, 4614 Brownsboro Rd. The Front Porch, John Knox Presbyterian Church, 9104 Westport Rd., casual, all-ages worship. 6-9pm Friday, 5-6pm Saturday, 718-2132. Group meditation, spiritual awareness class, Tuesday, 6:30pm, Center for Integrative Health, Community Room, 2nd floor, 105 N. Lyndon Ln., 895-4578. Community of Wellness Living for healers and artists, group focus. Facilitator is Reiki Master. 495-1652.


Southern Indiana Depression & Bipolar support group meet Wed., 7-8pm, Jennings Room at IUS, New Albany, (812) 945-6430. Bridges Center, 2120 Newburg Rd., Suite 200, holds grief support classes for children, teens and adults, 888-345-8197. Psoriasis Support Group, second Tue., 6:30-8pm, Norton Audubon Hospital, 1 Audubon Pl., 583-7546. Sienna, a non-profit org. providing support for mtf and ftm transgendered persons. 346-5298. LADS, Louisville At-home Dads, brings together stay-at-home fathers, their children and their families, 426-5376. MOMS, a support group for stay-at-home mothers, meets monthly at various locations. 457-7347. Gay Men’s Support Group, first and third Thu., 7pm, Rainbow Room of Metropolitan Community Church, 1432 Highland Ave., Jeff at 552-1855. Lutheran Family Services presents Family Business Seminar, a support group for owners of family businesses, and Weight Management Group using self-hypnosis, 899-5991. ••Anorexics and Bulimics Anonymous, Tue., 6:30pm, Visionary, 1562 Bardstown Rd., 458-5277. Diabetes Support Group, second Thu., 9:30-11am, Park DuValle Community Health Center, 3015 Wilson, free. Al-Anon for families & friends of alcoholics. Sundays, 8:15pm, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 2822 Frankfort Ave., 458-1234. Divorce Recovery Support Group, Sun., 5-6:30pm, Crescent Hill Baptist Church, 2800 Frankfort Ave., free childcare, 896-4425 or PFLAG (Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians and Gays), First Lutheran Church, 417 E. Broadway, third Sun., 3pm, 329-0229. Louisville Youth Group: A peer support and social group for under-21 gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or unsure. 454-3300 or Inquiries confidential. Sickle Cell Anemia support group, fourth Sat., 1pm, 2600 Muhammad Ali Blvd., 776-8184. Friend for Life Cancer Support Group, emotional support to those recently diagnosed with cancer. Free. 893-0643. Survivors of Clergy Abuse Support group meets weekly. 241-5544. Narcotics Anonymous, non-profit fellowship of men and women who help each other stay clean. or 499-4423. Recovery Incorporated of KY self-help group meetings to learn techniques to prevent and overcome nervous and emotional disturbances, 2022 Bonnycastle Ave, Sun., 3:30pm, 458-8016. SoulCare — Bible-centered growth, support, recovery group, Thu., 6:30pm, Southeast Christian Church. 253-8411. New Beginnings support group for the separated, divorced, widowed, 7pm Thursday, Epiphany Catholic Church, 914 Old Harrods Creek Rd., 425-2772. Nicotine Anonymous support group: Mon., 6pm, Sat., 11:30 am, Louisville Wellness Center, 10003 Taylorsville Rd.; Tues. and Fri., 7pm, Token Club, 4104 Dutchman’s Ln., 439-5940. Look Good ... Feel Better 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 group support for depressives, manic-depressives and families. Tue., 7:30-8:30pm, St. Paul’s Methodist Church, Room 113, Douglass Blvd. and Bardstown Rd., 479-9941. Overeaters Anonymous, Tue., 6:30pm, Epworth United Methodist Church, 919 Palatka Rd., 361-9349 or Diabetes Support Group, Floyd Memorial, 1850 State St., New Albany, meets monthly, registration required, 1-800-4-SOURCE. Cancer Support Group meets at Cancer Center of Indiana, 2210 Green Valley Rd., first and third Thurs., 6:45-8pm, 945-4000. Adults with ADD, 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, program of Learning Disabilities Assn. of KY, third Thurs. of month, 7-8:30pm, 2210 Goldsmith Lane, 473-1256. Sex Addicts Anonymous, confidential 12-step program of recovery. For recorded message, 254-8004 or Survivors of Suicide support group, St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 330 N. Hubbard’s Ln., first and third Thursday, 7:30-9:30pm, 589-4313. Debtors Anonymous meets at Bardstown Rd. Presbyterian Church, Rm. 208, 1772 Bardstown Rd. Sundays 6:30-7:30pm, 899-5325.

Clubs/Social Groups

••Women In Networking (W.I.N.) meets second Wed., luncheon meeting for women who own or represent small business, 11:15-1pm, Breckinridge Inn, $11, 458-1937. Christian Dating Service held by WhiteStone Ministries, 384-9464. Philosophical Gathering, monthly meetings on ancient Gnostic philosophies, myths and allegories, email [email protected]. Singles Dance, Sundays, 7:30-11pm, Moose Lodge #5, 4615 Fegenbush Ln., $4, 339-9837. Drinking Liberally, Thursdays, 7pm, Bluegrass Brewing Co., 3929 Shelbyville, Rd., social/political group for liberals to meet and network, [email protected]. KY Society Homeopathic Study Group, every second Wed., Snelling Holistic Health Ctr., 9700 Park Plaza Ave., 426-2033. Astrological Society of KY meets second Friday, 7:30pm, Bon Air Library, 2816 Del Rio Pl., free, 459-4690. Brick House Community Center weekly meetings,, 1101 S. 2nd St., 589-4978. Irish Society of KY, first Tues., 7:30pm, Commonwealth Bank, lower level, 286 N. Hubbards Ln., KYANA Woodcrafter’s Club, first Thurs., 7:30pm, Walden School, 4238 Westport Rd., 499-1388. Knob & Valley Audubon Society, monthly meetings, second Thu., 7pm, Endris Lodge, Lapping Park, Clarksville, 893-5172. Kentuckiana Pride Festival meets third Wed., Shoney’s Restaurant, Preston and Eastern Pkwy. [email protected]. ••Blue Moon of Kentucky — Elvis Fan Club meets first Tuesday, 6-8pm, at Ryan’s Steakhouse, 7405 Preston Hwy., $2. Door prizes, show & tell and more. 964-0943. Louisville Poet’s Guild meets Saturdays 12–2pm, Main Library, 3rd & York, upstairs in board room. 285-0927. Women’s Potluck and Performance Night meets once a month for evening of art & vegetarian food. Louisville Ghost Hunters Society holds monthly meetings first Tuesdays, 7pm, Ryan’s Steakhouse, 7405 Preston Hwy., free, National Association of Women in Construction — second Monday, 5:30pm, Breckinridge Inn, 245-6640. Louisville Inner City Outings, Sierra Club outreach program provides outdoor experiences to inner-city youth. First Tuesday, 259-5373. Club Pocket PC Louisville, second Tuesday, BonAir Regional Library, 6:30-8:30pm. Don’t need Pocket PC to attend. 396-3514 or Dream Study Group Wednesday, 7pm, Unity of Louisville, 757 S. Brook St., 270-535-2619. Single Women Group designed to develop healthy friendships/personal growth, e-mail [email protected] Derby City Leads Club accepting applications to fill membership slots, 491-5850.


Baptist East Hospital hosts workshops and lectures on health topics thru Jan., 897-8343. Planned Parenthood Classes on sexual health and responsibility. Free, Wed., 4pm, 1025 S. Second St., 584-2471 x235. American Red Cross needs blood donors ages 17 and over. 800-GIVE-LIFE to schedule an appointment and help reduce blood shortage. It doesn’t hurt that much. 574-7000. Medical Qigong, Healing Options, Tuesdays at 1 and 6pm, 1101 Herr Ln., 594-4554. Living Well Workshops helps 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 offers Tuberculosis skin testing, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, by appointment, various locations, 574-6525. Expecting Parents learn how doulas provide professional support to a laboring woman and her partner and teach about childbirth options. Free, Clark Memorial Hospital, 499-4418. Health Talks on topics related to healthy lifestyle, diet, exercise, sports and more, given by MAGNA Chiro Med. First Wed., Thu., 4pm, Free, 244-9184.


Falls of the Ohio, seeks volunteer naturalists for the Naturalist at Heart program, Jan. 7, 10-noon, 812-280-9970. Louisville Science Center, holding orientations for prospective volunteers on Jan. 12, 2-4pm, Jan. 13, 10-noon, Jan. 17, 2-4pm, 561-6100 x6140. ••Day of Service, celebrate MLK Day by volunteering in Greater Louisville, Jan. 16, or contact Rev. Peter Hayes, 290-3611. 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. Local host families needed for exchange students, for boys and girls, ages 15-18, all speak English, 1-800-473-0696. Louisville Intl. Cultural Ctr. 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. Freewheel Bike Project at Brick House seeking volunteers to teach bike building and repair skills, Tue/Thu, 5-8pm, 1101 S. 2nd St., 589-4978. AFS-USA needs families to host foreign students and faculty in this area, 800-AFS-INFO or 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 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. Harvest Café, 2357 Blue Lick Rd., looking for 40 volunteers to serve as helpers, each volunteer will work once every four weeks. 741-3119. 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. Library of Congress 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 Habitat for Hounds of Louisville needs doghouses. 585-3220, leave message if you can donate doghouse. Meals on Wheels program of South Louisville community ministries welcomes volunteers. 367-6445.