May 12, 2013 - News, Weather & Sports

May 12, 2013

"A View from My Window"

Local Author, Sylvia Forrest discussed her book, "A View from My Window", real stories for real women. "A View from My Window" is available at, Barnes and Noble, and

Some different themes discussed in her book are motherhood, raising a family in today's complicated world, balancing your needs versus others, the true need and power of friendship and the importance of taking time to reflect and accept faults.


South Bayly Boutique

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(502) 893-1939

Art, jewelry & more from throughout Kentucky


Walk MS and Bluegrass, Bikes & Bourbon

Walk MS

Saturday May 18, 2013

9 am

Gate 4 Papa John's Cardinal Stadium

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Kentucky-Southeast Indiana Chapter is hosting its annual Walk MS Louisville on Saturday May 18, 2013. The event will kick off from Gate 4 at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium at 9 am.  Vendors and participants arrive at 8 am and the walk will officially begin at 9:30 am led by Doss High School Seniors Stepping. Krispy Kreme will dip donuts in fresh chocolate with sprinkles. Chris Cakes will flip pancakes through the air for adults and kids alike. Bounce houses, face painting and games are also available free of charge to the public. The first rest stop will have entertainment by Leah Ann Northcutt. The second rest stop will feature The Kentucky Xtreme Dance Team hosting an 'xtreme' rest stop along the walk route. After the walk, Moe-licious BBQ, Genius in a Box and Louisville Dessert Truck will be serving lunch with 10% of the proceeds benefiting the National MS Society.

"Bluegrass, Bikes & Bourbon"- BIKE MS 2013

Saturday & Sunday June 22 and 23, 2013

7:30 am Start Time (both days)

Route: 35, 65, & 100 Mile options

Registration Fee:

$40 March 1 - June 16

$50 June 17 - June 22

Further info: Call 502-526-4031 or visit

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society Kentucky Southeast Indiana Chapter invites the public to "Don't just ride, Bike MS", no need to be a professional cyclist, this is open to all who love to bike and care about assisting those who can't due to Multiple Sclerosis.

Enjoy a 2 day cycling adventure with your closest friends through Kentucky's Bourbon Country. Whether you're a weekend warrior or an avid cyclist, every pedal stroke will raise money and will make a difference in the lives of people living with MS.

On the first day, participants will choose from three unique routes starting at Gallrein Farms in Shelbyville, KY. They will cycle through the heart of Kentucky's bourbon country with a finish line party at Four Roses Distillery in Lawrenceburg, KY. Participants will stay overnight in Lawrenceburg, KY and will return to Gallrein Farms the second day.

Some other upcoming events are:

Louisville Visual Art Association presents

Bacon Ball at the Farm

Saturday, May 18, 7-11:00 pm

Historic Oxmoor Farm (behind Oxmoor Center)

Tickets are $40 per person

Proceeds benefit the Children Fine Art Classes and Open Door programs

(502) 896-2146

The event features bacon-infused appetizers from a dozen popular restaurants, desserts, live entertainment and silent auction.  The evening benefits CFAC art classes and Open Doors art programs for children. 

Gilda's Night of a Thousand Laughs

May 18, 6pm

Actors Theatre of Louisville

features local celebrities, benefits families living with cancer

$75 per person for Premium Tickets or $125 per person for VIP                                                     

Contact Gilda's Club Louisville visit

Laugh your stache off at local celebrities who aren't afraid to play the fool for a great cause on Saturday, May 18 during Gilda's Night of a Thousand Laughs, presented by Norton Healthcare. The event features the on-stage antics and musings of professional comics, media personalities, Louisville chefs, and local dignitaries.

Ticket sales for this event benefit families, men, women, teens and children who seek cancer support at Gilda's Club Louisville. The evening includes a cocktail reception, live comedy show, silent auction, heavy hors d'oeuvres, and an open bar.

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