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2018 Calendar of Events

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May
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June
2-4 - Family Learning Vacation - Danville, KY
4-8 - Lexington Hearing and Speech Center - Language Stimulation Camps: "Ocean Adventure" - Lexington, KY
11 - Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Statewide Study Group and ElderServe presents a workshop: "Caregiving Resources for Older Adults" - Louisville, KY
11-12 - Lexington Hearing and Speech Center - Language Stimulation Camps: "Under the Sea" - Lexington, KY
11-15 - Bill Rice Ranch Deaf Camp: Deaf Week I - Murfreesboro, TN
18-22 - Lexington Hearing and Speech Center - Language Stimulation Camps: "Safari Extravaganza" - Lexington, KY
18-22 - Hearing Speech & Deaf Center of Greater Cincinnati: "Summer Camp" - Cincinnati, OH   Come to Open House to register on May 31, 2018
19-21 - Kentucky’S 5th Annual System Of Care Academy: "Building Resilient Youth, Families, & Communities" - Lexington, KY
23-30 - Gallaudet Summer Youth Camps: Discover Your Future - Washington, D.C.
23-30 - Bison Brainiacs 2018: "Explore the World of Science and Technology at Gallaudet" - Washington, D.C.
23-30 - Gallaudet University Youth Programs: "Immerse into ASL" - Washington, D.C.
23-30 - Gallaudet Summer Youth Camps: Blackbox Theatre Camp - Washington, D.C.
24-29 - Indiana Deaf Camp - Milford, IN
25-29 - Lexington Hearing and Speech Center - Language Stimulation Camps: "Pirates & Mermaids" - Lexington, KY
25-29 - Bill Rice Ranch Deaf Camp: Deaf Week II - Murfreesboro, TN
26-27 - Kentucky Educators for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing (KYEDHH) Conference - Lexington, KY
              Early-bird registration ends June 10th.

July
2-8 - The Kentucky Lions Youth Camp for Deaf or Hard of Hearing - Lebanon Junction, KY
7-12 - RIT/NTID: "Explore Your Future" - Session I (Deadline April 30, 2018) - Rochester, NY
8-13 - Deaf Youth Sports Festival - Indianappolis, IN
9-13 - Lexington Hearing and Speech Center - Language Stimulation Camps: "Out of this World" - Lexington, KY
9-13 - Bill Rice Ranch Deaf Camp: Deaf Week III - Murfreesboro, TN
14-19 - RIT/NTID: "Explore Your Future" - Session II (Deadline April 30, 2018) - Rochester, NY
16-20 - Lexington Hearing and Speech Center - Language Stimulation Camps: "Imaginarium" - Lexington, KY
16-20 - Bill Rice Ranch Deaf Camp: Deaf Week IV - Murfreesboro, TN
21-26 - RIT/NTID: "techgirlz" (Deadline May 15, 2018) - Rochester, NY
21-26 - RIT/NTID: "techboyz" (Deadline May 15, 2018) - Rochester, NY
21-26 - RIT/NTID: "Health Care Careers Exploration Program" (Deadline May 15, 2018) - Rochester, NY
23-27 - Lexington Hearing and Speech Center - Language Stimulation Camps: "Fairytales" - Lexington, KY
25 - 45th Annual Kentucky School of Alcohol & Other Drug Studies - Community Conversation on Substance Use Treatment and the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community. - Louisville, KY
You do not need to pay to attend! 5:30-7:30 pm
26 - 45th Annual Kentucky School of Alcohol & Other Drug Studies - Identifying Substance Abuse Needs in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community featuring Deb Guthmann and Scott Hesseltine. - Louisville, KY
Please note: Interpreters are encouraged to contact Michelle.Niehaus@ky.gov if they would like RID CEUs for participation. 1:15-4:15 pm
30 - Aug 3 - Lexington Hearing and Speech Center - Language Stimulation Camps: "Dinosaurs" - Lexington, KY

August
July 30 - August 3 - 2018 Mental Health Interpreter Training - Montgomery, AL
4 - KSD Alumni Association: "Annual Picnic" - Danville, KY


ONGOING MEETINGS & EVENTS

Meetings:

Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) Chapters are local or area-wide organizations offering regularly-scheduled meetings and programs. The Chapters offer emotional support, camaraderie, tips and techniques for living with hearing loss, and technical information about hearing assistance devices. They are self-help organizations dedicated to education, advocacy and support for people who do not hear well. The meetings are free and open to the public. Check out the Twelve Reasons Why Self-help Groups are Good for You. For a chapter near you see below:

  • HLAA Kentuckiana Chapter (HLAAKC) - Meetings are in Louisville, Kentucky at 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of most months at St. Leonard Parish School Library, 440 Zorn Avenue. Real Time Captioning is used at the meetings. Contact us at info@hearinglosskentucky.org and visit our website at www.hearinglosskentucky.org.
  • HLAA Kentucky Home Chapter (HLAAKHC) – Meetings are in Bardstown, Kentucky at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Monday of most months at the Nelson County Public Library, 201 Cathedral Manor. Remote Real Time Captioning is used at the meetings. Contact us at info@hearinglosskentucky.org or 502-349-6792 and visit our website at www.hearinglosskentucky.org.
  • HLAA Lexington Chapter (HLAALC) - Meetings are in Lexington, Kentucky at 6:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of most months at Lexington Public Library, Eastside Branch, 3000 Blake James Drive at the intersection of Man O War Boulevard and Palumbo Drive. Real Time Captioning is used at the meetings. Contact us at info@hearinglosskentucky.org and visit us at our webpage at www.hearinglosskentucky.org .
  • HLAA Bowling Green Resources – The co-leaders who served the Bowling Green hearing loss community for over five years, will continue to serve as a resource for hearing loss information and when appropriate engage in advocacy on behalf of individuals with hearing loss and should in time there exists a desire to resurrect a Hearing Loss Association of America Bowling Green Chapter, they will be most willing to mentor those who are prepared to lead it. Contact them at info@hearinglosskentucky.org and visit our website at www.hearinglosskentucky.org.

Louisville Deaf Senior Citizens - meets in January, April, July and October at the Derby City Community Center, 1401 Cadillac Court, Louisville, KY

1st Thursday is Potluck at 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

3rd Thursday is Social/Games at 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.


ASL Socials:

Last Friday of the month - Outside In - 4601 Hamburg Pike Jeffersonville, Indiana (Map It!) Miniature golf with indoor dining for deaf social (not required to play golf).

1st Friday of the month - Deaf Coffee Chat - Starbucks - Louisville, KY at 6:30-10:30 p.m.

The second Friday of the following months: January, April, July and October: ASL Social/Silent Dinner in the Jefferson Mall's Food Court - Louisville, KY

The second Friday of the following months: February, March, May, June, August, September, November and December: ASL Social/Silent Dinner in the Mall St. Matthew's Food Court - Louisville, KY

1st & 3rd Fridays of the month - Fayette Mall Food Court - Lexington, KY at 6 p.m.

2nd & 4th Wednesdays of the month - Applebee's - Danville, KY at 10 p.m.

2nd & 4th Thursdays of the month throughout EKU's semesters, Silent Coffee - Purdy's Coffee Co. on EKU's campus - Richmond, KY

2nd Friday of every month - Deaf Coffee Chat - Starbucks - Florence, KY at 7:00-9:00 p.m.