COMMUNITY CALENDAR

BURCHETT FEATURED ARTIST IN ART GALLERY: The eclectic work of Martha Burchett will be displayed in the Art Gallery at Big Sandy Community and Technical College through February 15. The gallery is located in the Magoffin Learning Resource Center on its Prestonsburg campus.

For more information, contact BSCTC Art Gallery Director Tim Sizemore at (606) 886-3863, Ext. 64746

SOLAR QUEST DEBUTS AT EKSC: The East Kentucky Science Center and Planetarium will debut a new planetarium show Solar Quest at 2 p.m., Saturday, February 8.

Admission, which includes the exhibit hall and all planetarium and laser shows, is $6 for adults at $4 for students and seniors. Children, under the age of four, are free.

For more information, contact Steve Russo at (606) 889-4809 or email srusso0002@kctcs.edu.


RADIOGRAPHY PRE-ADMISSION CONFERENCE: Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College and Hazard Community and Technical College will host a Radiography Pre-Admission Conference at 3 p.m., Wednesday, February 12, on the Prestonsburg campus of Big Sandy Community and Technical College in Room 222 in the Postsecondary Education Building.

For more information, contact Terri Fields at (606) 487-3394 or email terri.fields@kctcs.edu.

BSCTC LIBRARY TO HOST BIANCA SPRIGGS: Big Sandy Community and Technical College Library Seminar Series will host a Black History Month presentation featuring Bianca Spriggs at 12:25 p.m., Thursday, February 13, in the Art Gallery located in the Magoffin Learning Resource Building on the Prestonsburg campus. “The Thirteen” is a multimedia narrative which pays homage to thirteen black women and girls who were lynched or otherwise violently murdered throughout Kentucky during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. “The Thirteen” will include a sampling of film, music, visual art and poetry.

For more information, contact Judy Howell at (606) 889-4750.

BSCTC LIBRARY TO HOST KENTUCKY CHAUTAUQUA ON LILLEY CORNETT: Big Sandy Community and Technical College Library Seminar Series and Kentucky Chautauqua will present Lilley Cornett: A Voice for the Forest at 10:50 a.m., Wednesday, February 19 in the Gearheart Auditorium on the Prestonsburg campus.

For more information, contact Judy Howell at (606) 889-4650.

WORLD OF CINEMA: Big Sandy Community and Technical College will host a presentation on A World of Cinema by Michelle Fields at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, February 26, in the Art Gallery located in the Magoffin Learning Resource Center on the Prestonsburg campus.

The event is a part of the 1914 Centenary, which is a commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I.

For more information, contact Judy Howell at (606) 889-4750 or Michelle Fields (606) 886-7394.

BIG SANDY IDOL TICKETS ON SALE: The Big Sandy Idol regional competition will be held March 7-8 at the Mountain Arts Center. Sponsored by Gearheart Communications, the event will feature more than 30 of the region’s most talented high school students, competing for a full-paid vocal scholarship to Big Sandy Community and Technical College, a full CD recording courtesy of TubeFi Studios of Pikeville, a spot on the coveted Big Sandy Singers and various other prizes.

Tickets are $10 and $8 for groups of six or more. To purchase tickets, call 1-888-MAC-ARTS or visit www.macarts.com.

PRESENTATION ON MANA EXPEDITION: Big Sandy Community and Technical College will host a presentation entitled Mana Expedition to Easter Island: Anthropologists, Sailors and Legacies by Dr. Tom Vierheller at 12:30 p.m., Monday, March 24, in the Art Gallery located in the Magoffin Learning Resource Center on the Prestonsburg campus.

For more information, contact Judy Howell at (606) 889-4750 or Michelle Fields (606) 886-7394.


WAR POETS: Big Sandy Community and Technical College will host a presentation on War Poets with Mary Wallen at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 2, in the Art Gallery located in the Magoffin Learning Resource Center on the Prestonsburg campus.

For more information, contact Judy Howell at (606) 889-4750 or Michelle Fields (606) 886-7394.

WILLIAM G. DUKE CHARITY GOLF SCRAMBLE: The Big Sandy College Foundation, Inc. will host the William G. Duke Charity Golf Scramble at 8 a.m., Thursday, May 15, at StoneCrest Golf Course in Prestonsburg.

For more information, contact Leslie Bays at (606) 886-7391 or email leslie.bays@kctcs.edu.

JOIN US IN EASTERN EUROPE: Have you ever wanted to travel abroad, but feared doing it alone? Have you ever dreamed of the perfect trip? Big Sandy Community and Technical College Professor Matt Smith will be leading a group of students and community members on a trip to Eastern Europe in May. The tour includes stops in Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic. The group will explore the effects of World War II in Krakow and Auschwitz. The trip will end with a two-day stay in Vienna, Austria. The trip cost is $3,400 for students and $3,600 for adults over 30. This covers all major expenses and plans are offered that can fit almost any budget. For more information, contact Smith at (859) 421-1603 or email msmith0588@kctcs.edu.