by Amelia Holliday
Vacation Bible School at Bible Baptist Church
Everyone is invited to Vacation Bible School at Bible Baptist Church this Sunday through Wednesday, June 9-12. Don’t miss the fun and excitement of the Bible stories, singing, games, contests, food, prizes, crafts, and treats. Children age 4 to adults are welcome to attend starting at 6 p.m. on Sunday, and at 6:30 Monday through Wednesday. This year’s theme is “The Captain of the Sea!” For more information, call 438-2793.
Vacation Bible School at Consolidated Baptist Church
Consolidated Baptist Church invites children ages 3 through grade 6 for Club VBS: Jungle Jaunt. Get ready for an awesome adventure that is too good to miss. The focus will be “Life with the One True God.” Youth and adult classes are also available. Transportation provided, if needed. The adventure begins at Consolidated Baptist Church, 180 Winterberry Street, June 10-14 from 5 to 8:30 p.m. each evening. For more information, call Renee Click at 233-9624, or Steve Jones at 233-7481 for transportation.
Vacation Bible School Talcum Mennonite
Talcum Mennonite Church will hold its Vacation Bible School June 10-14 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. each evening. The school is for children four years old through youth. Transportation is provided. For more information, call 606-251-3303.
Vacation Bible School at Petry Memorial
Petrey Memorial Baptist Church will host its Vacation Bible School, “Colossal Coaster World, Facing Fear, Trusting God.” The school will run June 10 through June 14, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. each evening. Church buses will run.
Kristie Combs Hall of Fame Basketball Camp
Kristie Combs will host her annual basketball camp at Hazard’s Memorial Gym July 9-11 for boys and girls grades K-8, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. each evening. Cost is $35. For more information call 233-2045.
Coach Harold Brashear’s summer basketball camp
Coach Harold Brashear’s summer basketball camp will be held June 17-20, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. each evening at Memorial Gym in Hazard. The camp is for players kindergarten through 8th grade. Players will be divided into age groups based on ability and gender. All players will receive a T-shirt and trophy, and compete for awards. Camp fee is $50. Players can sign up in advance or on the first day of camp. For more information, call Coach Brashear at 606-438-6509.
Camp Nathanael Day Camp
The Camp Nathanael Day Camp will be held June 5-7, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. Cost is $50. Please register by June 1. For more information, call 251-3231 or 785-9822.
Three Bridges southern gospel concert
First Baptist Church of Hazard will host the Three Bridges southern gospel concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 7. For more information call 436-3533.
Women’s club tea party
It’s tea time! The Hazard-Perry County Women’s Club will hold the Second Annual Tea Party on Saturday, June 8 at the First Presbyterian Church from 2 to 4 p.m. The entertainment will include ballet dancing, a delicious meal will be served, door prizes will be awarded, and information about tea will be presented – all for only $15 a person. The price is only $10 for those ages 5 to 10 and age 4 and younger are admitted for free. Upon arrival, each little girl will be presented with a hat she can decorate for wearing at the tea. Also at the luncheon, two awards will be presented — Professional Business Woman of the Year and Mother of the Year. To purchase tickets in advance, call 436-3158.
Summer camps at Challenger Center underway
The Challenger Learning Center of Kentucky announces their “Mad About Science!” Summer Camps.
The camps include: Astronaut for a Day, July 18, ages 6 to 10.
Bugs & Guts, June 27, ages 7 to 10.
Space Base Emergency, June 25, ages 9 to 14.
Wild In Your Backyard, July 25, ages 5 to 10.
LEGO Creations, June 4 or July 11, ages 6 to 12.
Totally Fun Science! June 13 or July 15, ages 8 to 10.
Gross Stuff! June 6 or July 9, ages 7 to 12.
Spy Tech, June 20 or July 30, ages 6 to 10.
Constellations & Mythology, June 3, ages 7 to 14.
LEGO Lunatics, May 29-30 or July 1-2, ages 11 to 16.
LEGO Gladiators, June 17-18 or July 22-23, ages 11 to 16.
The Great Rocket Design Challenge, June 11, ages 10 to 15.
Sponsors for the camp include: Jetta Operations Appalachia, LLC; Community Trust Bank; Appalachian Wireless; Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky; Bank of Hindman; and Hazard Lions Club. To get details, call the Challenger Learning Center of Kentucky at (606) 487-3049 or (800) 246-7521, ext. 73049
Music in the Mountains Contemporary Singing
Amanda Combs, Hazard native, is excited to share her vocal knowledge with her hometown during a 4-day camp at Hazard Community and Technical College for students in grades 7 - 12. Amanda is working on her Masters of Music degree at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. The camp will run Monday - Thursday, June 10 - 13, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at HCTC’s First Federal Center, Rooms 123 B and C. The camp will conclude with a concert on Thursday night. Amanda will teach students breathing techniques, sound placement, relaxation/relaxed vowels, stage presence, how to use a microphone, and some songwriting. Depending on the interest of the class, the All State Choral piece may be included. The camp will also allow time for group, trio, duo, and solo work. Space is limited to 15 students. To sign up, contact Janet.Hurley@kctcs.edu or call Janet at 487-3068.
Music in the Mountains Choral Camp
Come spend the week at Hazard Community and Technical College with Hazard native Mark Fields who is back for his third year with Music in the Mountains. Mark will be teaching singers from grades 2 to 6. During the week, June 10 - 14, Mark will focus on vocal technique, musicianship, basic music reading skills, performance etiquette and, most importantly, having FUN! The camp will conclude with a concert on Friday night. The day camp will run from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the HCTC First Federal Center, Room 123-A. To sign up, contact Janet.Hurley@kctcs.edu or call Janet at 487-3068.
Career Craze to focus on Energy
A Career Craze Camp will be held for those ages 12 to 15 interested in coal careers. The Coal Career Program will cover the history, development, uses, and environmental concerns associated with the coal industry while exploring future career opportunities available for youth in Eastern Kentucky. The camp will be held at the Technical Campus of Hazard Community and Technical College June 17 to 20. The sessions meet from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. To register, contact Myla.Barrett@kctcs.edu or call Myla at (606) 487-3065.
CPR training offered
Hazard Community and Technical College will offer CPR training. This class is ideal for those wanting to enroll in an Allied Health Program. Classes will be held Tuesday, June 18 at 5 p.m. and Tuesday, July 16 at 5 p.m. at the Technical Campus in the Devert Owens building Room 102. Contact Cora Hamilton to register at 606-487-3071.
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