Upcoming Events - July, 2017

This page was last updated on June 17 and contains events scheduled for July.

June 30-July 7 - 56th ACB Conference and Convention

"ACB Sparks Success". Exhibits, workshops, tours, programs, friends, and lots of fun! Nugget Casino and Resort, Sparks, NV. Room reservations: Call 1-800-648-1177 and ask for group code GACB17. Conference preregistration opens May 24. You may also make hotel reservations online by visiting www.acb.org.

July 9 - KCB Next Generation Meting

8 PM by phone. Call 605-475-6006 and enter code 294444.

July 11 - Support Alliance of the Visually Impaired (SAVI) Meeting

1-3 PM Central. Owensboro Health Healthpark Chapel, 1006 Ford Avenue, Owensboro. Information, Rick Boggess at 270-684-4418 or Bill Roberts at 270-485-8170, owensboro@kentucky-acb.org.

July 13 - Kentucky Council of Citizens With Low Vision Support Group Meeting

1:30-3:30 PM. Great activity for those who have begun experiencing vision loss or who have had low vision for several years. United Crescent Hill Ministries, 150 S. State Street, Louisville. Information, 502-895-4598.

July 13 - Northern Kentucky Council Meeting

7:00 PM by phone. Call 605-475-4700 and enter code 155619. More information, call 859-781-7369 or northernkentucky@kentucky-acb.org.

July 14 - GLCB Roundabout

Education/technology, 3:30-5; discussion time, 5-6; dinner ($5 per person), 6 PM; bingo ($2 person), games and crafts, 7-10. United Crescent Hill Ministries, 150 S. State Street, Louisville. Sign up, 502-895-4598.

July 15 - Braille for the Sighted

10:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Second of two workshops; learn braille basics and practice writing on a braille slate and a braillewriter; Advanced students will learn about braille contractions, whole word signs, an more. Ages 6 and up. Free, registration required. APH, 1839 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville. Call 502-899-2213 or kcarpenter@aph.org.

July 16 - KSB Alumni Board Meeting

8:00 PM by phone. Call 605-475-6006 and enter code 294444.

July 17 - Kentucky Council Board Meeting

7:30 PM by phone. Call 605-475-6006 and enter code 294444.

July 20 - KCB Convention Planning Committee Meeting

7:30 PM by phone. Call 605-475-6006 and enter code 294444.

July 21 - GLCB Roundabout

Education/technology, 3:30-5; clinic for those interested in first aid for animals, 4-6; discussion time, 5-6; dinner ($5 per person), 6 PM; games and crafts, 7-10. United Crescent Hill Ministries, 150 S. State Street, Louisville. Sign up, 502-895-4598.

July 24 - Guide Dog Users of Kentuckiana Membership Call

7:00 PM by phone. Call 605-475-6006 and enter code 294444.

July 26 - Bluegrass Council Peer Support Group Meeting

12-2 PM. BCB office, 1093 S. Broadway, Lexington. RSVP (at least two days in advance) or information, 859-259-1834.

July 27 - Kentucky Council of Citizens With Low Vision Support Group Meeting

1:30-3:30 PM. Great activity for those who have begun experiencing vision loss or who have had low vision for several years. United Crescent Hill Ministries, 150 S. State Street, Louisville. Information, 502-895-4598.

July 28 - GLCB Roundabout

Education/technology, 3:30-5; discussion time, 5-6; dinner ($5 per person), 6 PM; games and crafts, 7-10. United Crescent Hill Ministries, 150 S. State Street, Louisville. Sign up, 502-895-4598.

July 29 - BARDS & Storytellers

1-3 PM. Enjoy an afternoon’s entertainment at our popular arts, folklore, and performance series that celebrates entertainment industry traditions of people with vision loss. In addition to the performance, attendees will learn about the personal events and forces which shaped each performer’s career. Past guests include fiddler Michael Cleveland, deaf-blind storyteller Jag Einhorn, folk duo Tom & Cathy Arnold, and singer Terri Gibbs. APH, 1839 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville. Admission is free, but registration is required. Call 502-899-2213 or email kcarpenter@aph.org to register. Best for adults and older children.

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