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FAIRS & FESTIVALS

Festival of Healing and Spiritual Awareness

March 23, 10 am - 6 pm & March 24, 12 pm - 6 pm.

Ramada Plaza Conference Center, 9700 Blue Grass Parkway, Louisville, KY 40299.

Free lectures & workshops both days.

Animal communicators, holistic teachers, Intuitive Spiritual Counselors, Bodyworkers & Aura Photography.

Admission is only $7 per day or $10 both days, $ 2 discount with canned good donation for KY Harvest.

www.festivalofhealing.com

4th Annual "Old Brownsboro Arts and Crafts Fair

Saturday, March 23 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Ballard High School East Building

More than 70 artisans and crafters from Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio.

For more information contact the Ballard Choir Office: 485-8613

Community Science Fair

March 23 10a-3p

Catholic Enrichment Center

Students grades 4-12 are invited to participate in this community wide event representing all science disciplines.

Office of Multicultural Ministry: 502-471-2123

International Festival

March 22 4p-7p

Atherton High School's lower concourse

Ethnic food, games, & crafts. There will also be cultural performances by students between 5:30-6:30p

The event is free - donations collected will go to Kentucky Refugee Ministries

CONCERTS & MUSIC

Mom's Music Open House Event

March 23 2p-6p

Mom's Music

Enjoy a concert from one of their Rock School Bands, and stay to hear the private lesson students recital

http://www.momsmusic.com/

Louisville Youth Orchestra Performance: "Redeeming Response"

Sunday, March 24, 2013 - 4:00 pm.

Brown Theater

The event will feature works by Mendelssohn, Stravinsky and Del Borgo as well as Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony no. 5 in D minor, opus 47.

$15 for adults, $10 for seniors, $5 for students, free for non-school age children.

Tickets may be purchased by calling 502-584-7777.

Tickets will also be available at the door.

THEATER, DANCE, & PERFORMANCES

A Year With Frog and Toad

March 23 and 30

Derby Dinner Playhouse

This is part of its Children's Musical Theatre Series. Waking from hibernation in the Spring, Frog and Toad plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, go sledding, and learn life lessons along the way. The two best friends celebrate and rejoice in their differences that make them unique and special. Part vaudeville, part make-believe, and all charm, A Year with Frog and Toad tells the story of a friendship that endures, weathering all seasons. Featuring a jazzy, upbeat score this enchanting musical is perfect for the whole family. For ticket information call 812-288-8281.

NO EXIT

by Jean-Paul Sartre

Presented by Louisville Repertory Co.

March 21-23, 7:30 p.m.

The Bard's Town

1801 Bardstown Road, Louisville

Tickets:$15 cash or $16 credit card; $10 students and groups of 10 or more

Buy online at www.lourep.org http://www.lourep.org, or reserve seats at 812-987-7965

Sartre's 1944 existential masterpiece lets the audience engage in some Hellish voyeurism by spying on a trio of the damned. This powerful one-act play makes clear that Hell is not the bother of other people; it is other people who see us as we really are.

Little Shop of Horrors

February 19 - March 30

Derby Dinner Playhouse, 505 Marriott Drive Clarksville

Dinner theater with a lavish buffet & tableside desserts.

(812) 288-8281 www.derbydinner.com

The Delling Shore by Sam Marks

March 1 - April 7

Actors Theatre

The 37th Humana Festival of New American Plays, made possible by a generous grant from the Humana Foundation, opens with the world premiere of Sam Mark's The Delling Shore, directed by Actors Theatre's associate artistic director Meredith McDonough.

From the moment Frank Bay and his daughter Adrianne arrive at Thomas Wright's secluded lake house, Thomas andhisdaughter are out to get them.

Thomas' writing has brought him fame and fortune, but fellow novelist Frank still struggles to find a foothold in the literary world for himself and for Adrianne, also an aspiring author.

Over the course of one fraught evening, as the men confront their professional jealousies and personal failures, their offspring are drawn inexorably into the fray-and words become weapons.

Tickets are on sale now to the public and can be purchased at the Actors Theatre Box Office by calling 502-584-1205 or online at www.ActorsTheatre.org.

Gnit by Will Eno, Cry Old Kingdom by Jeff Augustin, Appropriate by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins are also featured as part of the 37th Humana Festival of New American Plays.

Louisville Ballet School 2013 Spring Showcase

Saturday, March 23 at 1:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.; Sunday, March 24 at 1:30 p.m.

Memorial Auditorium, 970 S. Fourth Street, 40203

The Spring Showcase is created especially for the students of the Louisville Ballet School to show off skills learned in weekly class and as part of the Louisville Ballet Youth Ensemble. As an important aspect of the training offered at the Louisville Ballet School, all Beginning through Advanced level and Youth Open Division students are invited participate in the annual Spring Showcase.

www.louisvilleballet.org/danceschool

The Bard's Town Presents A WHOLE LOT OF FUNNY

The Bard's Town has quickly become THE spot in Louisville that the best up-and-coming touring comedians look to perform.

Kurt Metzger - March 20, 7:30 PM

Derek Sheen - March 23, 8 PM

Jacob Williams - April 13, 9:30 PM

Keith Terry - April 20, 10 PM

"Broke, High, and Horny," a one-man show by Raanan Hershberg - March 30, 10 PM

Gilda's Club Comedy Benefit - April 12, 10 PM

The Midwest Clean Comedy All Stars - April 26, and May 11 (7:30)

More information available at www.thebardstown.com or by calling (502) 749-5275

Barret Traditional Middle School Theatre Arts Program presents: Disney's Beauty and the Beast

Friday, March 22 @ 7 pm, Saturday, March 23 @ 2 pm

Crawford Auditorium, Barret Traditional Middle School

Admission is free! Donations will be accepted at the door!

"Beauty and the Beast" is a musical with book by Linda Woolverton, music by Alan Menken, and lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice.

(502) 485-8207

omar.morris@jefferson.kyschools.us

Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth

March 23 - 8pm

The Louisville Palace

Directed by Spike Lee, Tyson's one man show is a personal look inside the life and mind of one of the most feared men ever to wear the heavyweight crown.

http://www.facebook.com/MikeTysonOnTour  

EVENTS, EXHIBITS & FUN

Body World's Vital

Jan. 20-May 19

Kentucky Science Center

Vital presents a special collection of specimens designed to show visitors the essentials for human health and wellness. The exhibition includes whole-body plastinates, a large arrangement of individual organs, organ and arterial configurations and translucent slices that give a complete picture of how the human body works.

Vital tells the fascinating story how to best fight, manage and prevent life-threatening diseases -- such as cancer, diabetes, and heart ailments -- through healthy choices and lifestyle changes. Dr. Gunther von Hagens' BODY WORLDS exhibitions are the original anatomical exhibitions of real human bodies. They display authentic human bodies, willed by donors and preserved through plastination. The series is designed to educate the public about the human body and increase health awareness.

Tickets are now on sale! https://emuseum.expsoft.com/generaladmission.aspx or call 1-800-591-2203.

"Spirits of the Passage: The Story of the Transatlantic Slave Trade"

February 2 to June 16

The Frazier History Museum, 829 W. Main Street

"Spirits of the Passage" is included in regular museum admission.

The 4,000 sq. ft. exhibition is in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's 1863 Emancipation Proclamation and the turning point it represented for thousands of enslaved people at a pivotal point in the American Civil War.

It's the first exhibition of its kind to examine the entire history of the Transatlantic Slave Trade from the 16th through 19th centuries, while also presenting the most up-to-date research and discoveries to the public.

The Frazier History Museum is open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday noon to 5 p.m.

For more, including a calendar of events and information on planning a school field trip, visit www.FrazierMuseum.org or call (502) 753-5663.

 
"Searching for Barney Bright"

February 1 - March 29

Opening Reception February 2, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Pat Harrison Arts center Gallery, Arts Council of Southern Indiana, 820 E. Market St., New Albany

The exhibit will feature Barney Bright sculptures that are on loan form the Bright family, video and photos of the creation "The Search."

KidStuff Consignment Sales

EAST LOUISVILLE - Ramada Inn Conference Center, 9700 Bluegrass Pkwy, Lou, KY 40299

Public Sale: Thurs, Mar 21st - Fri, Mar 22nd, 10 AM - 8 PM

Public 25% off sale: Sat, Mar 23rd, 10 AM - 5 PM

Public 50% off sale: Sun, Mar 24th, 10 AM - 5 PM

Not only can you shop for the items your children want and need, KidStuff Sales also provide an excellent venue to sell quality used items your family is no longer using.

You do not need to man a booth or be present during the entire sale.

Your items are displayed with similar items and organized by sex, by size, just like a retail store, resulting in increased sales!

KidStuff Sales is excited to announce we have partnered with Kosair Charities!

Each and every sale KidStuff Sales will coordinate opportunities for donations of cash and children's items to be distributed to the various agencies supported by Kosair Charities.

Artists' Breakfast Group Show

Sunday, February 24 to April 2

Opening reception on February 24 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The JCC Patio Gallery

Louisville artist have been meeting for discussion and exploration over breakfast for the past 18 years.

26 works of art will now be on display from the group which started with four people and has grown to over 40.

Big Leagues, Little Bricks

New baseball-themed exhibit built entirely with LEGO® pieces opens in March

March 2 - September 2

$11 for adults, $10 for seniors (60+), $6 children

An original exhibition at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory features amazing sculptures, portraits, and stadium replicas all built with LEGO® bricks.

The exhibition showcases renowned artist Sean Kenney, one of only 13 LEGO® Certified Professionals in the world.

Kenney's pieces in Big Leagues, Little Bricks include hip portraits of baseball superstars, dynamic conceptual sculptures of iconic baseball moments and a show-stopping replica of historic Wrigley Field.

Making Dreams Come True

Friday, March 22nd 3:00 - 8:00 pm and Saturday, March 23rd 10:00 am - 3:00

Newburg Community Center

Young women will be assisted in picking a prom dress and other accessories and it's free of charge on a first come, first served basis.

For more info contact Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin's office at 574-1102.

Eggstravaganza on the Lanier Lawn

March 23, 2013; noon - 1:30 p.m.

Lanier Mansion State Historic Site

$3 per child; one free adult with paid child

Children ages 3 to 8 can enjoy Easter fun with storytelling, crafts, face painting, historical games, old toys and a visit with the Easter Bunny.

Age appropriate Easter Egg Hunts will take place on the grounds of Lanier Mansion beginning at 12:45 p.m.

www.indianamuseum.org

City Of Lyndon's Second Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday March 23rd 10:00 am - 1:00pm (The Easter egg hunt begins at 11:00am)

Romara Place

The fun includes a petting zoo, face painting, jumpy, music, refreshments, lots of Easter eggs, an appearance by the Easter Bunny and lots more!

Parking will be at the City of Lyndon's City Hall with shuttle service to and from Romara Place.

Visit www.cityoflyndon.org for directions.

Buffalo Trace Distillery/Frankfort 14th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

March 23 1p

Gardens of Buffalo Trace Distillery

Treat filled eggs will be scattered in areas marked off for kids 4 and under, 5-8, and 9-12

http://www.buffalotracedistillery.com/  

PRIDE, Inc 42nd Annual Easter Party

March 23 10a-1p

Rev. Charles Kirby Community Center

Easter baskets, candy eggs, goody bags, toys, hula hoop contest

DJ is Rev. Jimmy Keys

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

March 23 8a-11:30a

1919 Grant Line Rd, New Albany

The Ladies Auxiliary Veterans of Foreign Wars Hobart Beach Post 1693 and New ALbany Optimist club host

$5 admission includes pancake on a stick, muffins, fruit, juice, milk, coffee, and a visit with Easter Bunny in the garden

Call Kathy Clark (502-931-1440) or Kathy Williams (812-952-3343) for more info

Louisville Music Collectors' Convention

March 24 10a-3p

Holiday Inn on Hurstborne Pkwy

The Music show and sale features thousands of recycled, out of print, and hard to find phonograph records

Admission is $3

More info call 502-456-2394

4th Annual Criminal Justice Olympics

March 22

Brown Mackie College

Law enforcement conducts K9 and SWAT demonstrations

Free and open to public

www.brownmackie.edu

FOOD & FUNDRAISERS

Parents Left Behind Dance/Fundraiser

March 23 - 6p

The South Park Country Club

Funds raised go to assist funeral and burial expenses to parents who have lost their children and provide emotional support.

Food will be provided, cash bar, silent auction, dancing.

www.parentsleftbehind.com

2nd Annual USMV M/C Spaghetti Dinner

March 23, 2013 6pm-10pm

VFW Salem, IN

Funds raised will benefit a scholarship fund given to an Eastern High School student. This benefit is in memory of the Babcock/Brough family that lost their lives in the 2012 tornado.

Clark County United Methodist Men 2013 Lenten Breakfast Series

March 23 7:45a

Wesley United Methodist in Jeffersonville

Guest speaker is Demetrius Simmons

Food, fun, and fellowship

Bourbon Classic

March 22 - The Bourbon Classic Cocktail Challenge - bartenders and chefs team up to create classic and contemporary cocktails paired with bourbon-inspired dishes

March 23 - 2:30pm - Bourbon All Day/Bourbon All Night - hear Master Distillers talk about their craft and passion for Bourbon. There's Bourbon cooking, interactive classes on the classic cocktails, how to host a bourbon tasting

The Kentucky Center

http://bourbonclassic.com/  

HOBBIES & INTERESTS

Southern Indiana Quilter's Day Out

March 23 10a-4p

Tri-County Shrine Center in Clarksville

Open to all quilt and craft enthusiasts, it will include demonstrations, door prizes, vendors, a display of guild quilted items, display of antique sewing machines, etc

$5 donation required at the door

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Sew-N-Tell-Quilt-Guild/341057982640631?ref=ts&fref=ts  

COMMUNITY & HEALTH

Genealogy Day at the Library

Saturday, March 23 9:30 a.m.

Main Library (301 York Street)

This annual, all-day conference for beginning and experienced genealogists will offer a series of seminars from experts in the field, covering topics ranging from social networking for genealogists to researching Kentucky land warrants and caring for family documents and heirlooms.

The event is free and open to the public - no registration is required. For a complete schedule of the day's speakers and workshops, visit www.lfpl.org/genealogy.

Blackacre: Raptor Rehab

Saturday, March 23 at 3:00pm

Meet at the Schick Nature Center

Eileen Wicker will join us with some of these amazing birds of prey

Wicker is a director of Raptor Rehabilitation of Kentucky. This is a non-profit organization formed to help injured raptors, raise orphaned raptors, and increase public awareness of the importance of raptors. Come meet some of her feathered friends and learn more about their species.

COST: $5/member; $8/non-member $10 family/member; $15 family/non-member

www.blackacreconservancy.org or call: 502-266-9802 to RSVP

Spring Break 101

Saturday, March 23, 9 a.m. to noon

The Morton Center

The FREE Spring Break 101 event is designed to give both family members and adolescents an opportunity to openly discuss questions and situations that may arise during this week. The breakout session will separate family members and adolescents in to two separate rooms to encourage open communication by both. A variety of topics will be discussed during the three-hour morning session.

For more information about this event or other community outreach events, call 502.451.1221 or visit http://www.themortoncenter.org/events/community-outreach/ to register.

Hope Starts Here

March 23 9a-noon

Nativity Academy at St. Boniface

U of L's Kent School of Social work sponsors the free, public conference to help young people and parents learn about safe social media use, anger management, financial education, confidence, and self-respect.

For more info contact social work professor Sharon Moore at 502-852-0751, semoor02@louisville.edu 

2013 Community Celebration of Social Work

March 23 4:30p-6:30p

Spalding University Ballroom

Networking reception to celebrate the social work profession and recognize exemplary contributions of social workers to the community

Free and open to public

2013 KY Statewide Workshop: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

Cascade Ballroom and Rooms 212-219

Sunday March 24 6p-8p, 3/25 7a-9:30p, 3/26 8a-5p

Learn the latest developments and challenges in energy

Students and faculty only

www.conncenter.org

Responsible Rally for Rover

Sunday, March 24, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m

Big Four Bridge

The public is encouraged to bring their pets and "pick up" bags to this educational event in support of responsible pet ownership.

www.facebook.com/bridgebrigade

SPORTS, WALKS & RUNS

The 2013 Rodes City Run 10K

Saturday March 23rd 8am

Late Registration/Packet Pickup is March 22nd 11a-7p

This it the 2nd "leg" of the Louisville Triple Crown of Running

www.rodescityrun.com

JamFest National Series

March 23rd-24 8am-8pm

Convention Center Exhibit Hall 2C

Cheerleading & dance squads will compete for a national title at the 2013 JAMfest Nationals.

Free & open to public

www.jamfest.com/  

502-266-6526

Kappa Delta's 7th Annual Shamrock-N-Run 5K

March 24 - 9am

Iroquois Park

The U of L sorority hosts the event locally - proceeds benefit Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky and Prevent Child Abuse America

www.kappadelta.org

FARMERS MARKETS

Winter Farmers Market

Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. - noon

First Presbyterian Church Gym, 222 Walnut Street, Jeffersonville, In.

Though farmers markets are generally associated with warmer weather, Jeffersonville has had a Winter Market for several years now.

Douglass Loop Farmer's Market Opening Day

March 23 10a-2p

2005 Douglass Loop, 40205

50 vendors of local goods, meat/produce, food trucks, and music

www.rockosrewards.com

FOOD & FUNDRAISERS

Parents Left Behind Dance/Fundraiser

March 23 - 6p

The South Park Country Club

Funds raised go to assist funeral and burial expenses to parents who have lost their children and provide emotional support.

Food will be provided, cash bar, silent auction, dancing.

www.parentsleftbehind.com

2nd Annual USMV M/C Spaghetti Dinner

March 23, 2013 6pm-10pm

VFW Salem, IN

Funds raised will benefit a scholarship fund given to an Eastern High School student. This benefit is in memory of the Babcock/Brough family that lost their lives in the 2012 tornado.

Clark County United Methodist Men 2013 Lenten Breakfast Series

March 23 7:45a

Wesley United Methodist in Jeffersonville

Guest speaker is Demetrius Simmons

Food, fun, and fellowship

Bourbon Classic

March 22 - The Bourbon Classic Cocktail Challenge - bartenders and chefs team up to create classic and contemporary cocktails paired with bourbon-inspired dishes

March 23 - 2:30pm - Bourbon All Day/Bourbon All Night - hear Master Distillers talk about their craft and passion for Bourbon. There's Bourbon cooking, interactive classes on the classic cocktails, how to host a bourbon tasting

The Kentucky Center

http://bourbonclassic.com/
 

HOBBIES & INTERESTS

Southern Indiana Quilter's Day Out

March 23 10a-4p

Tri-County Shrine Center in Clarksville

Open to all quilt and craft enthusiasts, it will include demonstrations, door prizes, vendors, a display of guild quilted items, display of antique sewing machines, etc

$5 donation required at the door

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Sew-N-Tell-Quilt-Guild/341057982640631?ref=ts&fref=ts  

COMMUNITY & HEALTH

Genealogy Day at the Library

Saturday, March 23 9:30 a.m.

Main Library (301 York Street)

This annual, all-day conference for beginning and experienced genealogists will offer a series of seminars from experts in the field, covering topics ranging from social networking for genealogists to researching Kentucky land warrants and caring for family documents and heirlooms.

The event is free and open to the public - no registration is required. For a complete schedule of the day's speakers and workshops, visit www.lfpl.org/genealogy.

Blackacre: Raptor Rehab

Saturday, March 23 at 3:00pm

Meet at the Schick Nature Center

Eileen Wicker will join us with some of these amazing birds of prey

Wicker is a director of Raptor Rehabilitation of Kentucky. This is a non-profit organization formed to help injured raptors, raise orphaned raptors, and increase public awareness of the importance of raptors. Come meet some of her feathered friends and learn more about their species.

COST: $5/member; $8/non-member $10 family/member; $15 family/non-member

www.blackacreconservancy.org or call: 502-266-9802 to RSVP

Spring Break 101

Saturday, March 23, 9 a.m. to noon

The Morton Center

The FREE Spring Break 101 event is designed to give both family members and adolescents an opportunity to openly discuss questions and situations that may arise during this week. The breakout session will separate family members and adolescents in to two separate rooms to encourage open communication by both. A variety of topics will be discussed during the three-hour morning session.

For more information about this event or other community outreach events, call 502.451.1221 or visit http://www.themortoncenter.org/events/community-outreach/ to register .

Hope Starts Here

March 23 9a-noon

Nativity Academy at St. Boniface

U of L's Kent School of Social work sponsors the free, public conference to help young people and parents learn about safe social media use, anger management, financial education, confidence, and self-respect.

For more info contact social work professor Sharon Moore at 502-852-0751, semoor02@louisville.edu

2013 Community Celebration of Social Work

March 23 4:30p-6:30p

Spalding University Ballroom

Networking reception to celebrate the socai work profession and recognize exemplary contributions of social workers to the community

Free and open to public

2013 KY Statewide Workshop: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

Cascade Ballroom and Rooms 212-219

Sunday March 24 6p-8p, 3/25 7a-9:30p, 3/26 8a-5p

Learn the latest developments and challenges in energy

Students and faculty only

www.conncenter.org

Responsible Rally for Rover

Sunday, March 24, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m

Big Four Bridge

The public is encouraged to bring their pets and "pick up" bags to this educational event in support of responsible pet ownership.

www.facebook.com/bridgebrigade

SPORTS, WALKS & RUNS

The 2013 Rodes City Run 10K

Saturday March 23rd 8am

Late Registration/Packet Pickup is March 22nd 11a-7p

This it the 2nd "leg" of the Louisville Triple Crown of Running

www.rodescityrun.com

JamFest National Series

March 23rd-24 8am-8pm

Expo Center Exhibit Hall 2C

Cheerleading & dance squads will compete for a national title at the 2013 JAMfest Nationals.

Free & open to public

www.jamfest.com/  

502-266-6526

Kappa Delta's 7th Annual Shamrock-N-Run 5K

March 24 - 9am

Iroquois Park

The U of L sorority hosts the event locally - proceeds benefit Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky and Prevent Child Abuse America

www.kappadelta.org

FARMERS MARKETS

Winter Farmers Market

Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. - noon

First Presbyterian Church Gym, 222 Walnut Street, Jeffersonville, In.

Though farmers markets are generally associated with warmer weather, Jeffersonville has had a Winter Market for several years now.

Douglass Loop Farmer's Market Opening Day

March 23 10a-2p

2005 Douglass Loop, 40205

50 vendors of local goods, meat/produce, food trucks, and music

www.rockosrewards.com

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