Weekend Events Friday, July 18 through Sunday, July 20, 2014
COMMUNITY EVENTS & FESTIVAL
Forecastle July 18-20 It's called one of the coolest festivals in America by the Rolling Stone Magazine. Founded in 2002 by Louisville native JK McKnight, Forecastle has grown from a neighborhood event to one of the country's most anticipated summer festivals, drawing tens of thousands of fans from across the world to Louisville's scenic 85-acre Waterfront Park.
In addition to featuring a who's who of musical acts such as The Black Keys, Widespread Panic, Smashing Pumpkins, My Morning Jacket, Bassnectar, The Flaming Lips, Band of Horses, Sleater-Kinney, and The Avett Brothers, Forecastle has consistently promoted local artists as well as focusing on environmental activism and outdoor recreation. Past Forecastles have featured prominent organizations, industry leaders, and distinguished speakers, such as Robert F. Kennedy Jr. (Riverkeepers), Rob Caughlan (Surfrider Foundation) and Christopher Childs (Greenpeace International).
Other than the main stage acts, Forecastle has consistently promoted local artists as well as focusing on environmental activism and outdoor recreation. Music, art, and activism Friday, July 18th, 1:30-11 p.m.; Outkast, Spoon, Twenty One Pilots, Gary Clark Jr. Saturday, July 19th, 1:30-11 p.m.: Jack White, Band of Horses, Dwight Yoakam, Jason Isbell, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Sunday, July 20th, 1:30-11 p.m.; Back, Jenny Lewis, Brett Dennen, Lucius, Matrimony http://forecastlefest.com/
TNA Wrestling Impact Event at Louisville Slugger Field Friday, July 18th starting at 7:30 p.m. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. A one-of-a-kind, action-packed night of family fun, which will feature one of Louisville's own, "Mr. PEC-tacular" Jessie Godderz. Louisville Slugger Field Military/college student discounts of $10 off $30 tickets or $5 off $15 tickets will be offered at the box office only. A limited number of special packages of four tickets for $40 may also be purchased by the general public. Tickets may be purchased by calling the Louisville Bats ticket office at 1-855-228-849, visiting the Louisville Slugger Field box office or logging on to www.batsbaseball.com
2014 Sam Swope Charity Ride Registration Now Open Sunday, July 20th starting at 10 a.m. Beginning at the Sam Swope Auto Center at I-64 & Hurstbourne Lane and ending at the Kosair Shrine Temple Since the first year, the Charity Ride has raised more than $1 million dollars for Kosair Kids and has fast become the largest rally in the state. Throughout the day there will be several cash prizes awarded, silent auction and preregistered guests will have the chance to a win 2014 Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic. The drawing for the new Harley-Davidson will take place at 4 p.m. at the Kosair Shrine Temple. This year, the rally will also welcome a new guest - Mallory Lewis and Lamb Chop. Mallory is the daughter of Lamb Chops original partner from the famous TV Show Shari Lewis. Bluegrass Harley-Davidson is also sponsoring the event. For additional information on the rally call Roger Dabney 502.592.6958 or log onto: http://www.samswoperally.org/ or visit: www.kosair.org
Homearama 2014 at Shakes Run July 12th through 27th Open weekdays from 5:00 pm until 9:30 pm; Saturdays from 10:00 am until 9:30 pm; and Sundays 1:00 pm until 6:00 pm This Homearama will be featuring eight Energy Smart Homes surrounded by luscious landscapes and large, beautiful trees, as well as four bioswales - which are a form of green infrastructure - making this year's Homearama site the most sustainable site ever. All eight homes are built by Builder members of the Building Industry Association of Greater Louisville, formerly the Home Builders Association of Louisville, in one of Louisville's finest neighborhoods filled with the most sought after amenities by consumers. Come see what all of the talk is about at Homearama 2014 at Shakes Run! Tickets are $10 per person for a single ticket; Children 12 and under are free with a paid adult. Ticket sales end one and a half hours prior to the posted closing times. Tickets can be purchased onsite at the Homearama entrance. A buy one get one free coupon valid on Mondays and Tuesdays is available through the Homearama Facebook page, www.Facebook.com/HomearamaLouisville.
Boy and Bear playing at the BOOM Stage at Forecastle 2:45 Saturday, July 19 Australia's 5x award winning group, Boy and Bear will be playing at Forecastle and will be available on-site for in-person interviews and photo ops
Clark County 4-H Fair Friday, July 11- Saturday, July 19 Clark County 4-H Fairgrounds located at 9608 Highway 62 in Charlestown, Indiana The fair has various attracting including pony shows, go cart races, live performances and more. For the complete list of events click here http://www.clarkcounty4h.com/
Muhammad Ali Center Joins Blue Star Families to Provide Free Admission to Active Duty Military and Their Families Promotion runs through Labor Day (September 1, 2014) The Muhammad Ali Center is joining hundreds of other museums across the United States as a Blue Star Museum that offers complimentary admission to active duty military personnel and their families through Labor Day. Visitors who would like to take advantage of this promotion are required to provide valid military ID at the admission desk. The promotion applies to active duty military only, as well as up to five of their family members. The Ali Center 144 North Sixth Street in downtown Louisville Parking is available on side streets or in the PARC garage located below the Ali Center. For questions about the Ali Center's Blue Star Families promotion, please call 502.584.9254. Please share your Blue Star Families experiences on social media by following Blue Star Museums on Twitter @NEAarts and @BlueStarFamily, #BlueStarMuse, or on Facebook . To find other participating museums, visit http://bluestarfam.org/Programs/Blue_Star_Museums
American Cancer Society Louisville office Celebrate the Sweet Life Tuesday, July 22 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Mellwood Arts Center, 1860 Mellwood Ave. An event to support the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Louisville $25 per person www.celebratethesweetlife.org or call 502-560-6043 Guests will enjoy decadent specialty desserts from local caterers, restaurants, bakeries and novelty shops. The evening will also include a silent auction, mystery sweet boxes, music and dancing. Cost: $60 per person advance, $75 at the door Info: www.tasteofthegrapevine.org or call 502-560-6005
Family Fun Day at the Kentucky Nature Preserve Sunday, July 20,2014 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 12501 Harmony Landing Road, Goshen, KY 40026 $3 per child, maximum is $12 per family; Parents and children 2 and under are FREE! This popular day features a variety of inflatables by KaZoing!, delicious Papa John's Pizza, an ice cream eating contest from Valley Dairy Freeze, fun foot races, and face painting with Kid Canvas. With 20+ craft and activity booths offering games and prizes, there will be lots of fun for everyone. Kids will be able to spin a wheel for prizes, play cornhole, work with clay on a potter's wheel, and make their own kid's visors, among other activities. www.KYNaturePreserve.org
Designer Fashion Pop-Up Sale to Benefit Children in Need at Louisville's Byck Elementary July 18th-20th Friday noon - 8 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Sunday noon - 6 p.m. 4143 Shelbyville Rd. Foweekendekened only shoppers can save big on ddiscountedounted items from a top apparel designers, and 100% of the proceeds will fo to benefit Byck Elementary's Blessings a Backpack program. Blessings in a Backpack provides more than 65,000 elementary schoolchildren across the country who are at risk for hunger with a backpack of food to take home for 38 weekends during the school year. Over 70% off women's, kids' and baby apparel, over 1,700 items including clothing, purses, and jewelry To learn more about Blessings in a Backpack, visit www.blessingsinabackpack.org For more about the event, call Linda Schuster at 502-592-5400
A Cappella Festival of Kentuckiana Saturday, July 19th The Clifton Center 8:30 a.m. Registration costs $25 The A Cappella Festival of Kentuckiana will hold its second annual one-day camp for young singers (ages 13 to 19). Check-in will begin at The Clifton Center at 8:30 a.m., with rehearsals beginning at 9 a.m. At 7:30 a.m, young singers will star in a show with award winning choruses and singers. This free concert is open to family, friends and the entire family. The event is a wonderful opportunity for teens to sing and learn about four-part a cappella harmony under the direction of skilled chorus directors and quartet singers. In just one day, students will experience rehearsals and coaching with local experts. Register at www.prideofkentuckychorus.org/festival
7th Annual Jane Austen Festival July 18, 19 & 20 Twilight Shopping Friday, July 18, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. 10 a.m00.pm:00p.m. Saturday & Sunday Locust Grove 561 Blankenbaker Lane Louisville, KY 40207 502-897-9845 Regency Style Show, Regency Emporium, Four Course Afternoon Tea, Grand Ball, Workshops, a Duel between Gentlemen, plus an encampment of His Majesty's Royal Navy. Music & other entertainment (NEW- Punch & Judy Show). Plan to attend in Regency attire. On Saturday, a Regency Promenade will take place in an effort to break the Guinness Book World Record for number of people in Regency attire! Two British authors will also be attending. John Mullan, author of What Matters in Jane Austen? and Jo Baker, author of Longbourn, a Pride & Prejudice retelling will attend the festival. John will be there Saturday and Sunday, Jo will attend Saturday only. Admission: Friday only $5, One day Pass $12 or Two day Pass $20 Children under 12, admitted free To purchase tickets for workshops, the ball, afternoon tea and admission, visit www.jasnalouisville.com.
St. Agnes 2014 Carnival & Concerts July 16th - Carnival Parade - 6:30 July 17th - RIDE NIGHT, Craft Beers on Tap, Rides, Showdown Poker, Hole-In-One Qualifying and more! - 6 til 10 July 18th & 19th - CARNIVAL!!! - 5:00 PM til 12:30 AM Friday Dinner - Homemade Lasagna Homemade Lasagna made with or without meat - your choice! Endless Salad, Breadsticks, Dessert and Drink (Tea or Lemonade) Saturday Dinner - Grilled BBQ Chicken Dinner Grilled BBQ Breast, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Cole Slaw, Summer Salad, Corn Bread (original special recipe), Dessert and Drink (Tea or Lemonade) Come early to enjoy plenty of great food, games, a gambling tent and so much more. Take a shot at our Hole in One contest. Don't forget to pick up a ticket for the Capital Prize - $20,000 CASH!!! Rain or shine. Spread the word!!! MUSIC! Friday Night -- 5:30 - 7:30 pm - The Johnny Doughnut Experience 8:00 - 10:00 pm - Turn 3 10:30 - 12:30 am - RUOK? Saturday Night -- 5:00 - 7:00 pm - The Vinyl Kings 7:30 - 9:30 pm - Nervous Melvin & The Mistakes 10:00 - 12:30 am - The Pranksters
"Christmas in July" Sale for KaLightoscope July 1-31 Galt House This ticket sale offer the greatest value for families looking for a special holiday experience. Christmas at the Galt House Hotel is offering 4 KaLightoscope Christmas Tickets for $24.95. A KaLightoscope ticket includes larger-than-life LED lighted KaLightoscope luminaries which tell the story of 'A Christmas Carol'. Come and rub elbows with the Snow Fairy Princess and watch the delight in the eyes and laughter of the children riding the Peppermint Express Train. Watch and engage with performers, take a ride through the night sky with our green screen experience, and visit the talking tree! Take your own holiday photo with the big man himself, Santa. Be inspired with holiday cheer by two-time Grammy Award Winner Pam Tillis and her friends when they present an all new dinner show. Learn more at www.christmasatthegalthouse.
2014 Ms. Plus America: Nicole Hayden Day Sunday, July 20th from 3 - 5 p.m. Louisville native, Nicole Hayden has been crowned Ms. Plus America 2014. She competed with 52 other women from all over the United States for the title. Join Nicole at the Ali Center as the Mayor declares her accomplishments with Nicole Hayden Day. The community will have the opportunity to help Nicole reach her goal of enrolling 50 families all across America by signing families up for the President Obama Presidential Active Lifestyle Award. In addition, families will have the opportunity to view the new exhibit Eat Well, Play Well at a discounted rate of $7 for adults and $4 for kids. Ali Center 144 N. 6th Street Louisville, KY 40202 For more information, visit Miss Plus America website at www.missplusamerica.com
The Laughing Performancesmances 250 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204 Etta May - Special Event Friday 7/18 - 7:45 PM - $20 Starring: Etta May, Tim McClendon Friday 7/18 - 10:00 PM - $20 Starring: Etta May, Tim McClendon Saturday 7/19 - 7:45 PM - $20 Starring: Etta May, Tim McClendon Saturday 7/19 - 10:00 PM - $20 Starring: Etta May, Tim McClendon Louisville's Best: Raanan Hershberg Sunday 7/20 - 7:45 PM - $10 Starring: Raanan Hershberg Our showcase of some of the best headliners Louisville has to offer, this series focuses on homegrown talent and talent with a connection to the Derby City. Come see the pride of Louisville and support the local comedy scene that has kept Louisville funny for almost 30 years! www.laughingderby.com
The Louisville Youth Choir Presents 7th Annual Summer Concert Series Featuring Lascito Coro Sunday, July 27 at 3 p.m Sunday, July 13 at 3 p.m. at the Ursuline Arts Center on the Ursuline Campus, A unique all-female choir comprised of alumnae of the Louisville Youth Choir and Sap.m.d Heart Academy, will open its seventh annual summer concert series on Sunday, July 13 at 3 p.m. at the Ursuline Arts Center on the Ursuline Campus, 3113 Lexington Road, Louisville. The performance repertoire will include classic women's choir choral standards of both sacred and secular texts, with additional contemporary favorites and multi-cultural selections. Additional performances will be Sunday, July 20 at 3 p.m. at St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral in Bardstown and Shelbyville First Baptist Church in Shelbyville. . at performances are free with donations being accepted to benefit the Louisville Youth Choir's No Song Unsung Scholarship Initiative. The Louisville Youth Choir will begin its 48th season in August and is annually comprised of over 100 singers from more than 60 schools and home schools in the Louisville area and six surrounding counties. For more information on Lascito Coro, call 502-896-5859. For more information on the Louisville Youth Choir, visitwww.LouYouthChoir.org
July Concerts at Bicentennial Park Friday nights from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. In historic downtown New Albany's Bicentennial Park, located at the corner of Spring Street and Pearl Street These events are free and open to music lovers of all ages! Lineup: July 18th: Ben Miller Band July 25th: Junk Yard Dogs
The Bard's 4TH Birthday Celebration Beginning Wednesday, July 23rd Can you believe it? We're 4! And that is something to celebrate! The birthday fun will begin Wednesday, July 23 and will be had for a solid 11 days, as the Bard brings in some favorites from the past 4 years to liven up the party. Performers and performances include: The Roast of Spiderman, Drunk & Sailor Pirate Sing-A-Long, Damaged Goods Improv, Jake Parker Band, Bard Theatre's "Collected Stories", The Waves, Adam Hardesty, The Young, Dumb, and Full of Comedy Show, Louisville Trivia ...and more Summer fun at its finest, and only at The Bard's Town! For details about specific events, press photos, or to book the Bard on a show, please contact Doug Schutte at your convenience. Contact: Doug Schutte Phone: (502) 749-5275 (The Bard's Town) 54th Season of Shakespeare in Central Park Central Park in Old Louisville A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Directed by Matt Wallace Preview: June 11 June 12 - July 26
HENRY V Directed by Amy Attaway Preview: June 26 June 27-July 26
HAMLET Directed by Matt Wallace Preview: July 10 July 11-27
LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST Preview: July 30 July 31-August 3
4 Community Partners Productions in Rotating Repertory Over Two Weeks: AS YOU LIKE IT presented by Le Petomane Theatre Ensemble August 5, 7, 9 PERICLES presented by Walden Theatre August 6, 8, 10 KING LEAR presented by Savage Rose Classical Theatre Company August 13, 15, 17 WOMEN OF WILL presented by Shoestring Productions August 12, 14, 16 Kentucky Shakespeare presents the oldest free Shakespeare festival in the United States and is the largest, in-school arts education provider in the Commonwealth. Mission: Grounded in the works of Shakespeare, we enrich our community by presenting accessible, professional theatre experiences that educate, inspire, and entertain people of all ages. http://kyshakespeare.com/
RiverStage Summer Concerts Jeffersonville waterfront Friday night concerts begin at 7 p.m. July 25th The Wulfe Bros. w/ guest Sparechange Millionaires August 1st Juice Box Heroes w/ guest The Killer Lips August 8th The Blues Brothers (Jake, Elwood & the Boys) w/ guest Linda Smith Band August 15th Tony & the Tanlines w/ guest The Mad Taxpayers August 22nd Unlimited Show Band w/ guest Radiotronic August 29th Endless Summer Band w/ guest Devereaux The Jeffersonville RiverStage is located at West Riverside Drive between Pearl and Spring Streets in downtown Jeffersonville Indiana. More information is available at www.theriverstage.com
Dorina and the Plague: A New Fairy Tale of EPIDEMIC Proportions by Diana Grisanti WTheatrereatre Many generations ago (though not as many as you might think) a terrible plague descended on the inhabitants of a remote Italian mountain village. While doctors, con artists, and civic leaders scramble for a cure - and for profit - the intrepid Dorina takes matters into her own hands in this new fairy tale full of charlatans, rats, evil stepmothers, and some curiously powerful cloves of garlic! Join Walden Theatre this summer for Dorina and the Plague, a play by Diana Grisanti and performed by the young actors in Walden Theatre's Summer Academy program. In each session of the Summer Academy, young people ages 8-13 spend three weeks working on a play from the ground up - learning acting and improv techniques, finding out what goes into a professionally-produced play, and making bold creative choices to entertain audiences in three culminating performances open to the theatre going public on six weekends this summer. Session 3: July 18 and 19 @ 7:30 + July 19 @ 2:00pm Session 4: July 25 and 26 @ 7:30 + July 26 @ 2:00pm Session 5: August 1 and 2 @ 7:30 + August 2 @ 2:00pm Session 6: August 8 and 9 @ 7:30 + August 9 @ 2:00pm
The OVER-REACTORS 20th anniversary needs a venue! Book us!!! On July 3, the OVER-REACTORS will have been performing together UNINTERRUPTED, with NO personal changes for 20 YEARS. Although we'll be out of town on that date, we'd like to find a venue that will host a special show so we can celebrate! We're always available as an electro-acoustic DUO. We're also available as a TRIO (with drums) with a few weeks notice. This list is current as of Tuesday, June 17. This is the link to our online planning calendar www.over-reactors.com.
The A Cappella Festival of Kentuckiana Saturday, July 19, 2014 The festival will hold its second annual one-day camp for young singers (ages 13 to 19)! Check-In will begin at The Clifton Center at 8:30 a.m., with rehearsals beginning at 9 a.m. At 7:30 p.m. young singers will star in a show with award-winning choruses and singers. This free concert is open to family, friends and the entire community. This event is a wonderful opportunity for teens to sing and learn about four-part a cappella harmony under the direction of skilled chorus directors and quartet singers. In just one day, students will experience rehearsals and coaching with local experts. The day will include vocal music education including harmony basics, singing technique, choreography, and performance skills. www.prideofkentuckychorus.org/festival
Auditions for The ADDAMS FAMILY Musical Directed By C. Kevin Swansey Auditions will be held Sunday July 20th and Monday July 21st at 7 p.m. Clarksville Little Theatre 301 E. Montgomery Avenue Clarksville, IN 47129 812-283-6522 Prepare to sing 16 bars of a song. You will be taught a short dance routine and be asked to do cold readings from the script. The director is looking for a few specific physical types in keeping with the Charles Addams Cartoon images. Ages range from 12 years to 60 years and beyond. Production dates Sept. 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20.
ALL FRETS convention July 17-19 Marriott East Hotel 1903 Embassy Square Boulevard Louisville, KY 40299 A unique musical happening will take place when members of the international ALL FRETS organization converge on Louisville, Ky for their annual convention- and the public is invited to share in the music and fun. Originally established in Chicago in 1957 as the Fretted Instrument Guild of America, today's ALL FRETS organization remains dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the music - often of a bygone era - played on banjos, ukuleles, mandolins, guitars and other fretted instruments. ALL FRETS convention concerts - featuring different performers each night - will take place at 7:00PM on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, July 15, 16 & 17 in the ballroom at the Tickets are $10.00 per person/per concert and will be available at the door. Specific information regarding concert performers may be found at www.allfrets2014.com.
EVENTS, EXHIBITS & FUN
Free Dental Work Kirchner Dental 1706 Williamsburg Drive Jeffersonville, IN 47130 Saturday, July 19th 8:00-4:00p.m. Kirchner Dental is offering a day of free dentistry. They will provide free fillings, extractions, or cleanings on a first-come, first serve basis. Must be 18 or older. Arrive early00.pmistration starts at 7:30 a.m. www.jeffersonmiles.com
Purina Rally to Rescue the Rescuers Mega Adoption Saturday, July 19th 5pm-9-pm 400 block of Band Street in downtown New Albany The 3rd annual Purina to Rally to Rescue The Rescuers is going to be held within the 400 block of Band Street in downtown New Albany on Saturday, July 19th from 5pm-9-pm. The mega adoption event and fundraiser will feature 23 local rescues and shelters from around the Kentuckiana region. The species included in the events are mostly the common cat and dog variety, but also the horse, ferret, guinea pig, and rabbit rescues will be in attendance. For more information contact Lauren Howard 502-889-7068 or email email@example.com
JCC Patio Galley Host Kentucky Watercolor Society Show July 20-Aug 26 (502) 459-0660 Jewish Community Center 3600 Dutchman's Lane The Kentucky Watercolor Society presents its annual Water-Based Media Show, Aqua Venture, July 20-Aug 26, at the Patio Gallery in the Jewish Community Center. The show is a competition open to both members and non-members of the Watercolor Society. A reception for winterinnter is Sun, July 20 2-4 p.m. A total of 50 submissions were accepted and 24 pieces will be exhibited.
Bernheim Hosts 2014 Central Kentucky Knap-In and Lithic Art Show Night Hikes, Children's Programs, more in July July 18 - 20 marks the 10th anniversary of the Central Kentucky Knap-In and Lithic Art Show at Bernheim. The popular event showcases the prehistoric art of flint knapping which people in ancient times used to make their tools and weapons. The show, which runs from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily, attracts hundreds of visitors from Kentucky and several nearby states. Artisans will have modern replicas and pre-historic artifacts on display for sale or trade, as well as other primitive arts and crafts. Bernheim offers various other programs and events that same weekend including our first ever Twilight Tour (Bernheim's newest night program), ECO Kids Discovery Day, Smart Gardens Landscape seminar, and Summer Star Stories and Night Watch. Visitwww.bernheim.org for more information.
Bernheim hosts Gilda Club Kids for nature-based day camp Bermheim Arboretum and Research Forest Gilda's kids club wil lll arrive at Bernheim each day around 10 a.m. and depart around 4 p.m. A week-long nature adventure day camp. Gilda's Club Louisville for a week-long nature adventure day camp. Gilda's Club provides a place where children and adults with cancer, as well as families and friends, can join with others to build social and emotional support as a supplement to medical care. The club serves members from Jefferson, Oldham, Bullitt, Spencer, Shelby, Hardin, and Nelson Counties in Kentucky, as well as Floyd and Clark Counties in Indiana. The Bernheim team has prepared a fun-filled week of programs and activities for the children including: -making art with natural materials. -caring for Bernheim's new edible garden -creek wading and crawfish catching -wildlife exploration, and much more.
Enjoy Magic, Dinner, and Bourbon at Down One Bourbon Bar & Restaurant July 17th at 7 p.m. Entertainer Richard Darshwood Hosts Show in Speakeasy Room Down One Bourbon Bar and Restaurant is teaming up with entertainer and magician Richard Darshwood for an evening of Magic, Dinner and Bourbon. The event includes a mystery-filled evening with a three-course dinner and four courses of entertainment from Darshwood. Dinner starts with appetizers for the table, our house salad, a choice of Roasted Gerber Chicken Breast with Three Potato Hash, Brussels Sprouts and Gravy, or Shrimp and Grits, and Bourbon-Raisin Bread Pudding for Dessert. Tickets for Magic, Dinner, and Bourbon are $49 (tax and gratuity not included). Seating for this event is limited, and it is expected to sell out quickly. Please visit www.downonebourbonbar.com/events ; to reserve your tickets. Cancellations made less than 72 hours from the event will be subject to a convenience fee. Down One Bourbon Bar 321 West Main Street Louisville, KY 40202 502-566-3259 www.downonebourbonbar.com WaterWorks Intros First "Out of Archives" Exhibit: "Dip, Dive and Dunk: Crescent Hill Swimming Pool Swimming Pool" WaterWorks Museum: Open to Public 10A - 5p Friday, July 18th Louisville Water Tower Park 550 South Third Street www.LouisvilleWaterTower.com. As part of its new WaterWorks Museum at Louisville Water Tower Park, Louisville Water Company is producing "Out of the Archives," a periodic series of special exhibits that will share Louisville Water's extensive collection of photographs, films, artifacts and architectural drawings, all selected around a central theme. First in the series is "Dip, Dive and Dunk: A Look Back at the Crescent Hill Swimming Pool," a retrospective of photos, stories and memorabilia showcasing the time when this popular and citywide attraction represented a place where family and friends could gather to take advantage of the pool's cooling waters during Louisville's often sweltering summers. In 1919, Louisville Water did something that wasn't characteristic of a water utility - it built a gigantic swimming pool! The Crescent Hill Pool opened in July 1919 in Reservoir Park and continued to serve the public for over 30 years. The pool was located directly across from the Crescent Hill Reservoir and was part of a renovation project that included electric lighting, a wading pool, a rebuilt lake where the water from the pool would drain, shade trees, tennis courts and baseball diamonds. Dip, Dive and Dunk opens July 17th and will run through September 6. The exhibit is included with admission to the WaterWorks Museum. Admission ranges from $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and $3 for youth. Children under five are free. The museum offers discounts for families and those with a military and student ID.
Mid Summer Night Hike at the Louisville Nature Center Saturday, July 19th, 9:00 pm to 10:30pm Join naturalist Rosemary Bauman at the Nature Center for a Summer Night Hike. We will also call for OWLS. Refreshments will be provided. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Dress for the weather. Cost: LNC members and volunteers: $4 per person or $15 for families of 4 or more; Non-members: $6 per person or $24 for families of 4 or more. Limited to 20 participants Registration and payment are required at registration by Saturday, July 19th at 12:00 noon. (Fees are non-refundable.)
Paint Your Own Pottery Experience Stoneware offers a summer activity for the whole family Now through July 31st, kids are Buy One Get One Free when you mention the "School's Out for Summer" special Monday through Saturday starting at 10 am, last seating at 3:30 pm Stoneware Art Factory 731 Brent Street Louisville KY 40204 Customers select from the same greenware (bowls, plates and mugs), tools and glazes as Stoneware's artisans and decorate their own masterpiece. Each piece will be glazed and fired by Stoneware staff, preserving your handiwork and making the piece dishwasher, microwave, oven and freezer safe. Adults: $25 Seniors (65+): $24 Children, Students, AAA and Military: $23 Groups of 12 or more should call for appointment and pricing. www.louisvillestoneware.com/experience/paint-your-own-pottery.html
Belle of Louisville Now Offering Sunday Brunch on the River Rediscover the pleasure of a Sunday afternoon cruise aboard the Belle, now celebrating its 100th birthday season throughout 2014! This two-hour cruise will offer a buffet of breakfast foods alongside regular lunch offerings and a full bar. Cruises depart from the downtown wharf at 1:00 p.m. every Sunday Reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance. Sightseeing-only tickets are available right up until cruise time. www.belleoflouisville.com or call 502.574.2992
7th Annual Garden Sculpture Show Through August 3rd Yew Dell Botanical Gardens 6220 Old La Grange Rd. Crestwood, KY 40014 Free with regular admission. Yew Dell's 7th annual juried show will offer garden sculptures in everything from glass and metal to stone and more. It is a perfect chance to enjoy great art and buy a piece for your own garden. http://www.yewdellgardens.org
Now Invading the Louisville Zoo…BIG BIG Bugs! March 28 through September 28. Thirteen gigantic animatronic bugs have crawled into the Louisville Zoo and will be on display. This temporary exhibit is sponsored by Ford Motor Company and free with Zoo admission. The bugs are scattered throughout the Zoo and include a 25' x33' Mexican red knee tarantula and 24' Emperor scorpion guaranteed to make a visual impact. www.louisvillezoo.org
Free Summer Movies at the Iroquois Amphitheater Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm (event ends at 11:00 pm) Here is the 2014 Free Movie Schedule: Sat. July 19 - The Butler PG-13 Mon. July 21 - Man of Steel PG-13 Mon. July 28 - Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory AUGUST Sat. Aug 9 - Despicable Me PG SEPTEMBER Sat. Sept 12 - 42 PG - 13 "The Butler", the 2013 American Historical Drama film, is the next feature of the Movies Under the Stars series at the Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, July 19st at 8:00pm.
RiverStage Twilight Cinema Saturday nights Entertainment, games and inflatables 7:30PM; movie shows at dark. July 26th Despicable Me 2 (Radio Disney) August 2nd Beethoven August 9th Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 August 16th E.T. August 23rd The Nut Job August 30th The Lego Movie (Radio Disney) The Jeffersonville RiverStage is located at West Riverside Drive between Pearl and Spring Streets in downtown Jeffersonville Indiana. More information is available at www.theriverstage.coMillionaireilionaire Live Game Show Play Hoosier Millionaire scratch-offs for the chance to be on the six live game shows! For chance to win a spot on the shows, players should enter their non-winning tickets at www.hoosierlottery.com/mylottery or at one of the six live show events. One additional member will also be picked from the audience at each event. Live Show Events: July 24th: Elkhart, The Lerner Theater August 16th (Grand Finale): Indianapolis, Indiana State Fair
Louisville's Free Summer Reading Program Louisville Public Libraries Just pick up a Summer Reading form at any library location (read 10 books between June 1 and August 9, return the completed form to any public library location by August 9 and receive these great prizes*: The Library's Summer RProgramProgrma is presented by The Library Foundation and is free for children up to 5th grade, http://www.lfpl.org/kids/summer-reading.html
Dr. E. Bruce Heilman, "An Interruption That Lasted A Lifetime" Special luncheon program at 11:30 am on July 18th Rob Morris Educational Building Join the Oldham County History Center in celebrating the life and adventures of WWII veteran and Oldham County native, Dr. E. Bruce Heilman. Heilman published his memoir, "An Interruption That Lasted a Lifetime: My First Eighty Years." He will present a short program based on his book and also have copies available for sale and signing. Lunch is included in the ticket price for this program. Reservations are required for the luncheon program, which will include birthday cake! Tickets are $12 per person and payment must be made in advance. To make reservations please contact the History Center. Oldham County History Center 106 N. Second Ave. LaGrange, KY 40031 502-222-0826 or www.oldhamcountyhistoricalsociety.org
Living Treasures Will Rock the Stage on Oldham County Day Saturday, July 19h You're part of a unique group if you belong to The Living Treasures. These individuals from the Oldham County community are known for their wisdom and various accomplishments, having spent a lifetime making history. Their impact, whether large or small, is felt by many far and wide. Members of this select group will be at the Oldham County History Center on Oldham County Day for a meet and greet. The Living Treasures Program recognizes people 70 years and older. Their oral histories and photographs are recorded, archived and made available to the public at the Oldham County History Center. Oldham County History Center 106 North Second Ave. La Grange, KY 4003 (502) 222-0826 www.oldhamcountyhistoricalsociety.org
SPORTS, WALKS & RUN
Hosparus hosts Second Annual LUNAR 5k Saturday, July 19 Registration will begin and the LUNAR expo will open at 7 p.m.; the event starts at 8:30 p.m. Don't miss the electric glow avenues, energized live music and big neon nighttime fun. Fun glow-in-the-dark ware is encouraged! Bring a team and share the experience. This is fun for the whole family. More than 1,500 participated in last year's inaugural LUNAR 5k in Louisville. Registration for children under seven years old is free. Proceeds benefit Hosparus patients and their families. For information, visit www.lunar5k.com
Saturday, July 19th The event starts at 8 a.m. on Saturday, at Dawley Park, weather permitting. Don't miss the 5th annual Co-Ed Softball Tournament benefiting Kosair Charities. Watch the teams compete and enjoy a fun-filled day where 100% of the proceeds gained from softball tournament will go directly to Kosair Charities. Show your support of Kosair Charities by attending this fun-filled event where adults and children alike can enjoy the softball tournament and Kids Fest located on the adjacent soccer field. The Kids Fest includes a bouncy house, inflatable slide, carnival games, balloon animals, face-painting and much more! For more information, visit www.kosairkidstourney.com Frazier Rehab Institute to Host "Walk to Victory Over Paralysis" 9 a.m. Saturday, July 19th, through 9 a.m. Sunday, July 20th 24 Hour Event will benefit Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation NeuroRecovery Network Frazier Rehab Institute, part of KentuckyOne Health and a member of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation's NeuroRecovery Network (NRN), will participate in a 24-hour fundraising and awareness event, "Walk to Victory over Paralysis". Walk to Victory over Paralysis events will be held simultaneously at eight rehabilitation centers and fitness and wellness facilities nationwide. Frazier Rehab will host the local event at 220 Abraham Flexner Way. In addition to the 24-hour walk, other sites in the NRN are also supporting with fundraising efforts. The NRN goal is $30,000 at each center and fitness facility nationwide for a grand total of $330,000. To donate to Frazier Rehab's fund raising, please visit the Walk to Victory over Paralysis website at: www.ChristopherReeve.org/Victory2014
Brightside/Coca-Cola Volleyball Classic Saturday & Sunday, July 19th and 20 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Seneca Park Area recruiting volleyball teams from area leagues, schools, businesses, places of worship or other organizations to compete in the 25th Annual Brightside/Coca-Cola Volleyball Classic. Close to 300 teams are expected to participate, making this one of the largest outdoor volleyball tournaments in the area, The tournamenfeaturefeauture a number of divisiadults adualts and youth at various skill levels. Registration is closed.
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