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LIBERAL STUDIES LECTURE SERIES CONTINUES TODAY

The Whitney Young School’s Liberal Studies Lecture Series will continue today with a presentation from Dr. Max Brown, an assistant professor of physics at Kentucky State University.

The lecture titled “A Stringy Review of the ‘Elements’” will be at 3 p.m. in Carver Hall, room 115.

On Oct. 31, Mark Tollefsen will present “Forte/Piano: Piano Music during Times of War and Peace.” On Nov. 14, Dr. Cynthia Shelton will present “Re-reading Lysistrata in the Context of the Liberian Civil Wars:  Women and Peacemaking in the 21st Century.”

INFO SESSION ON TESTING SYSTEM AT FHS

The Second Street School council is working in partnership with the Kentucky PTA to host an event that will better inform parents on topics related to K-PREP, end-of-course assessments and college and career readiness.

The event will be Oct. 22 at Frankfort High School, 328 Shelby St. The event will begin at 6 p.m. in the school auditorium, and refreshments will be provided.

This event is being offered at no cost to all parents with students in Anderson and Franklin counties, school council parent representatives and staff members who would like to attend.

Organizers say the event will have a comfortable atmosphere filled with plenty of opportunity for parents to gather information and ask questions of presenters.

QIGONG AT PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP

The Parkinson’s Support Group will meet Tuesday at Thorn Hill Education Center. Fellowship and refreshments will start at 5:30 p.m., with the program set for 6 p.m.

Joseph Fiala, a licensed Chinese medicine practitioner, will present an introduction to Qigong as a simple routine to do every morning to strengthen and harmonize the functional muscle groups running throughout the body.

Participants are asked to dress comfortably. Those who care to do so may practice some movements with Fiala.

Visit http://www.thelightclinic.org for more information about Fiala’s clinic. Call Lane Lewis at 319-3921 or 223-0866 with questions.

BIKE RIDE, CONCERT SATURDAY

The Folkbike ReCyclery and Walk Bike Frankfort is sponsoring a free Live-On-Bike concert ride 5 p.m. Saturday. The ride features Chris Fallis and Honest Gene Taylor and departs from the Ward Oates Amphitheatre.

The slow-paced, low-impact ride goes through downtown Frankfort and finishes on St. Clair Street where there will be food and refreshments. Complimentary helmets and some loaner bikes will be available.

For more information, call 502-682-5246.

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