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  • Autism institute event offers help for parents

    Parents and professionals will gather at the 9th annual Autism Institute on June 5-7 at the Louisville Marriott Downtown.

    The Autism Institute features strategies and techniques to enhance the lives of those affected by autism.

    It will feature more than 20 sessions from national and regional presenters, a provider expo, teacher-to-teacher sessions and autism related vendors and other resources.

    For more information, visit www.louisville.edu/kyautismtraining or contact the Kentucky Autism Training Center at the University of Louisville at (800) 334-8635.

  • Ladies Night Out is July 24

    The annual Ladies Night Out event sponsored by the Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce and the School of Business and Economics at Campbellsville University is set for Thursday, July 24.

    The event is from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and the theme is musicals.

    Cost is $15 per person. Tables will consist of eight people. Those who attend should decorate their table according to a musical theme. This year, organizers are allowing any woman who is not taking part to attend.

  • Heart of Kentucky youth festival is Saturday

    Children can learn discipline and the exciting and interesting aspects of martial arts at the Heart of Kentucky Youth Festival presented by John Cox Martial Arts.

    Hosted at Centre Square in downtown Lebanon, the festival will have slides and bouncers, a race car display, model airplanes, a karate photography studio, Stranger Danger classes, arts and crafts, martial arts demonstrations, four-wheeler safety exhibit, a rock wall climb, helicopter display, food and hot air balloon rides, weather permitting.

  • Liberty car show is May 24

    Downtown Liberty will come alive on Saturday, May 24 as it remembers the 1950s and 1960s through a classic car show, games, entertainment, food and music.

    Beginning at noon, a classic car show, sponsored by the Casey County Cruisers, will liven up the courthouse square until 5 p.m. Trophies and cash awards will be given for the best in several class divisions.

  • Reunion for USS America veterans is June 24-28

    The USS America Carrier Veterans Association will host its sixth bi-annual reunion to reunite the crew of the USS America on June 24-28.

    The reunion will be at the Crown Plaza Jacksonville Riverfront Hotel in Jacksonville, Fla.

    Guests will include a representative from the office of the Secretary of the Navy and Miss America 2008 Kirsten Haglund.

    For more information, visit www.ussamerica.org or call (888) 391-CV66.

  • CES Walk-A-Thon Fitness Day is May 22

    Campbellsville Elementary School will host a Walk-A-Thon Fitness Day on Thursday, May 22 at 10 a.m. to raise money for handicapped accessible playground equipment.

    Students will ask for donations, which are due Wednesday, May 21.

    For more information, call Shirley Cox at 465-4561.

  • Trike-A-Thon is tomorrow

    A trike-a-thon to raise funds for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital will be tomorrow from 5 to 8 p.m. at First Baptist Church's Imani Center.

    The fundraiser is sponsored by First Hope Child Developmental Center.

    Funds collected will help St. Jude in its ongoing fight against childhood catastrophic diseases.

    A trike-a-thon is designed to expose pre-schoolers to using riding toys safely. It also involves parents in safe behavior practices to help ensure their child's well being.

  • Kids Outdoor Day sponsors sought

    The organizers and volunteers of Kids Outdoor Day would like to extend the opportunity to the local and national business community to become an event sponsor.

    Kids Outdoor Day is a fun filled day of outdoor activities for children of all ages to participate in, such as archery, boating, fishing, shooting sports, game calling, outdoor education and much more.

    This year's event is set for Saturday, June 7 at Green River Lake State Park and Camp Kentahten.

  • Relay for Life horse ride is May 18

    A Relay for Life horse ride will be Sunday, May 18 at Mike and Monica Henning's farm on Bald Knob Road in Lebanon.

    Food and drinks will be available and door prizes will be given away. The ride starts at noon.

    For more information, call (270) 692-2076 or (270) 692-4677.

  • CU to host encore of "Just a Breeze to a Hurricane"

    Campbellsville University will offer an encore performance of "Just a Breeze to a Hurricane," an original contemporary musical production written by CU senior composition major Matthew Hodge of Taylorsville.

    The encore will be performed at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 7 in The Gheens Recital Hall of the Gosser Fine Arts building and will be professionally video recorded.

    Tickets are required for the show, and will cost $5 for the general public. CU students can attend for free by presenting their student ID at the door.