Around Kentucky — June 15, 2011

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Here’s a sampling of events you might want to check out


Through July 21: The Brescia University Speech Pathology Department is currently accepting attendees for Summer Speech Pathology Clinicals. These speech therapy sessions are open to children ages 5 and up who are in the school system with a current IEP addressing production of speech sounds.

Sessions will take place Tuesdays and Thursdays  9 a.m.-noon at Brescia University. The cost is $20 a day.

For more information,  contact Donna Goodlett-Collins at (270) 686-4345 or by e-mail at donnag@brescia.edu.

June 15: Hillsong United will headline Night of Worship to kick off the 2011 Ichthus Festival on Wednesday, June 15. The City Harmonic will open the evening at 6:30 p.m. and Hillsong United will follow at 7:30 p.m. Night of Worship is included in the price of an Ichthus full-event ticket. Single-night tickets may also be purchased in advance for $25. For ticketing information go to http://www.ichthusfestival.org/tickets. Ichthus Music Festival is held on the Ichthus Farm, 9521 Harrodsburg Road, Wilmore, Ky. (just 15 minutes Southwest of Lexington).

June 22-24: Workforce Solutions at West Kentucky Community College, with support from the Kentucky Heritage Council, is sponsoring the three-day, hands-on workshop at the college’s historic preservation learning lab at 910 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The workshop will accommodate only 15 participants so early registration is encouraged. A free Community Day will be  9 a.m.-noon June 25 at the learning lab. The public is invited to see the completed work of the restoration workshop.

The cost of the workshop is $195, which includes necessary workshop tools, materials and supplies.  Lunch will also be provided each day.

Call WKCTC Workforce Solutions at (270) 534-3335 to register.

June 23: Christian Academy is pleased to welcome University of Kentucky head basketball coach John Calipari to the English Station campus on June 23, where Calipari and his staff will be hosting instructional basketball day camps for the Louisville area. Christian Academy is honored to be selected as the Louisville area camp site as Calipari and his staff travel across the state focusing on assisting student athletes develop confidence and sportsmanship abilities on- and off- the court.

With questions, call (502) 753-4592 or dshouse@ caschools.us.

June 24-25: Cecil “Cec” Murphey will serve as keynote speaker at the  15th annual Kentucky Christian Writers Conference, scheduled for June  24-25 at College Heights United Methodist Church in Elizabethtown. Murphey is a New York Times-bestselling author and international speaker. Complete details on registration and individual workshops can be found at www.kychristianwriters.com. Registration for  both days, with three meals provided, is $190, while one-day registration is $105. Walk-in registration will be accepted both days during the conference,  but meals and private faculty appointments are not guaranteed for  registrations after June 4.

For more information contact kcwcinfo@gmail.com or call (502) 330-2773.

June 24-July 2: Join Music Theatre Louisville as they present Ain’t Misbehavin’: the Fats Waller Musical, Friday, June 24- Sunday, June 26 and Tuesday, June 28- Saturday, July 2 at 7 p.m., with matinees on Sunday, June 26 and Sunday, July 2 at 1:30 p.m. all at The Kentucky Center, Bomhard Theater.            Single Tickets are on sale through The Kentucky Center. Tickets are $27.50 for Adults, $22.50 for Students (13-college) and Seniors (60+), and $12.50 for Children (0-12). To purchase, call the Kentucky Center box office at (502) 584-7777, or order in person at the Kentucky Center or online at www.kentuckycenter.org. Group rates are available for parties of 15 or more, reserve by calling (502) 498-2436. Rush tickets are also available to select performances, two hours before the show at the Kentucky Center box office on a first-come, first-served basis.

June 27-July 1: St. Catharine College Education Center at Centre Square in Lebanon will be having classes for students entering grades 3-8. Kids College will run June 27- July 1 and will include classes in theater, archery, first aid, counted cross stitch, TV production, science and cartooning superheroes. Space is limited; register early. For information or to register, call Sr. Barbara at (270) 699-2157 or e-mail her at barbara rapp@sccky.edu.

June 30: Nominations are being sought for the 2011 WLKY Bell Awards Program.  Celebrating its 34th year, the Bell Awards recognize individuals who have demonstrated the true “spirit of Louisville” through selfless volunteer service in our community.  Ten adults will be presented with the prestigious Bell Award, and two high school youths will be awarded the Youth Service Honor.  Additionally, the two youth recipients will each receive a $1,000 cash scholarship award. The WLKY Bell Awards banquet will be held on Oct. 6.

Nomination forms can be obtained by calling WLKY-TV, (502) 893-3671, or logging onto the WLKY Bell Awards website: http:// www.wlky.com/bell-awards/ index.html.  The deadline for submitting an entry is June 30.