“The Heart of the Highlands” Awards Reception
Thursday, November 5
Highland Commerce Guild’s art contest, “The Heart of the Highlands,” will have its awards reception at the Higgins Maxwell Gallery on Thursday, November 5, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Gallery is located at 1200 Payne Street, across from Baxter Station Restaurant.
Highlands-inspired photographs and paintings – some available for purchase – will be on display and prizes will be presented to the winning entries. The artwork will remain at the gallery for two additional days, November 6 and 7, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
Proceeds from the contest are being contributed to Gilda’s Club Louisville.
Brightside/UPS Community-Wide Cleanup
Saturday, November 7
Register your family, friends, employer, place of worship, suburban city, organization or school for the Brightside/UPS Community-Wide Cleanup on Saturday, November 7. Last spring, over 6,000 volunteers cleared 11 tons of trash from streets, sidewalks and green spaces throughout Louisville.
The cleanup is made possible through support from the UPS Foundation, Kentucky PRIDE Fund, and Louisville Metro Solid Waste Management, as well as individual contributions, providing each volunteer with approximately $5 worth of cleanup supplies.
Volunteers receive free bags and gloves, and T-shirts are available to the first 5,000 registered participants. To register, visit www.brightsideinc.org.
St. Agnes PTO Christmas Boutique
Sunday, November 8
The 24th annual St. Agnes PTO Christmas Boutique takes place Sunday, November 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at St. Agnes School, 1800 Newburg Road.
Shop among more than 70 arts and crafts exhibits, and take a chance on raffle prizes that include theme baskets and a hand-made quilt. Lunch will be offered at the Boutique Cafe, with homemade baked goods available at the Gourmet Shoppe. The family event will also include activities for children.
Captain Pepper Jack’s Chili and Wing Cookoff
Week of November 9 – 16
Captain Pepper Jack’s Aero Bistro, which features Mediterranean and American cuisine, invites all chili and wing “connoisseurs” to come and sample various recipes during the week of November 9 through 16. For details, call (502) 454-2777. The restaurant is located across from Bowman Field at 2810 Taylorsville Road.
Alzheimer’s Association’s Early Detection Matters
Tuesday, November 10
November is National Alzheimer’s Month, and to help create awareness of the disease, the Alzheimer’s Association will present “Early Detection Matters,” an hour-long program on Tuesday, November 10, from 11 a.m. to noon, in the Highlands-Shelby Park Library, Mid City Mall. Alzheimer’s is the 6th leading cause of death in people over age 65 and will become more prevalent as Baby Boomers reach that mark.
The program is free and open to the public. Snacks will be provided. Participants must register by calling (502) 451-4266. For more information, visit www.alz.org/kyin.
Schnitzelburg Number One Citizen’s Dinner
Thursday, November 12
Enjoy ragtime music and eat with some of the finest people in Schnitzelburg (for a mere $10) at the Number One Citizen’s Dinner, Thursday, November 12, at St. Elizabeth’s School, 1016 E. Burnett Street.
There are only 300 tickets available, and they are on sale Mondays and Wednesdays, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Schnitzelburg Senior Wellness Center, also at 1016 E. Burnett.
The dinner consists of slow-cooked pork chops, sauerkraut, real mashed potatoes, an assortment of bread, home baked pies and cool refreshments.
The dinner honoring Schnitzelburg’s “Number One” resident is now in its 44th year. Tickets may be reserved with payment sent in advance by calling (502) 634-3221.
EarthSave Louisville Events
Saturday, November 14 and Monday, November 23
World-class athlete, author and Spalding University administrator Tori Murden McClure will present stories from her fascinating oceanic journeys at EarthSave Louisville’s monthly plant-based potluck on Saturday, November 14, at 6 p.m. Bring a dish and $1 to St. Paul United Methodist Church, 2000 Douglass Boulevard, and enjoy an evening feast for body and mind.
HCM Ecumenical Community Thanksgiving Service
Tuesday, November 24, 7 p.m.
Highlands neighbors are invited to Highlands Community Ministries’ Ecumenical Community Thanksgiving Service at Deer Park Baptist Church on Tuesday evening, November 24, at 7 p.m.
Participants are encouraged to bring an item that signifies something for which they are thankful. The church is located at 1733 Bardstown Road. For more information, call (502) 451-3695.
Highlands-Shelby Park Library Programs
1250 Bardstown Road, Mid City Mall
(502) 574-1672, www.lfpl.org
Tuesday, November 3, 7 p.m.
Pop in for our Popcorn Storytime. Crafts and activities are included. Ages 3-8
Tuesday, November 17, 7 p.m.
Be entertained by tales of knights, dragons and princesses during our royal bedtime snack. Ages 3-8
“A Christmas Story” Drama Workshop
Tuesday, November 10, 4:30 p.m.
Join Actors Theatre of Louisville for a special program about this classic holiday tale. Participants will receive free tickets to the play. Limit 20. Call (502) 574-1640 to register. Ages 12-19
“A Christmas Story” Chat and Cupcakes
Wednesday, November 18, 4:30 p.m.
Participants of the previous week’s drama workshop will meet to discuss the play; Ages 12-19
School Projects Research for Parents Monday, November 9, 7 p.m.
Don’t let the science fair or other large projects drive you batty! Learn reliable sources to help your student along. For parents of Grade 4 and up; Call (502) 574-1672 to register.
How to Search for World War II Veterans’ Records
Wednesday, November 11, 7 p.m.
Guest speaker Jo Shipley will focus primarily on the Army and Army Air Corps. Resources include the Internet, books, archives, museums, and even family papers and photos. Call (502) 574-1672 to register.
Job Search Class
Beginning Your Job Search Online
Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday, 9:15 a.m. This class is for adults with very limited computer experience and is a brief basic introduction to searching and applying for a job online. It covers computer access, common problems with online applications, helpful job search Web sites and classes available to upgrade skills. Class size is limited and registration is required. Call (502) 574-1672.
Call (502) 574-1672 for times and dates.
Family Story Time, every Tuesday, 7 p.m.; Ages 3-8
Toddler Story Time, every Wednesday, 10:15 a.m.; Ages 2-3
Mother Goose Time, Every Thursday, 10:15 a.m.; Walkers under 2 years