COMMUNITY CALENDAR

The following events are occurring at BSCTC. 

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.

 

EKSC TO HOST NEW PLANETARIUM SHOW: The East Kentucky Science Center and Planetarium will host The Cowboy Astronomer at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 1.  This planetarium program features the planetarium narrating debut of nationally-renowned cowboy humorist and poet Baxter Black, known for his commentary on National Public Radio's "Morning Edition," and TV performances on NBC's "Tonight Show.” For more information, contact the EKSC at (606) 889-4809. 

 

BUDDHIST MONK TO LEAD DISCUSSION ON LOVE AND COMPASSION: Tsering Phuntsok, a Buddhist monk from India, will host a presentation on Love and Compassion at 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 5, in the Gearheart Auditorium on our Prestonsburg campus. For more information, contact Greta Heintzelman Slone at (606) 886-4763 or email gslone0020@kctcs.edu.

 

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.