Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

February 22, 2013

02/22/2013 — What's happening

The Independent

ASHLAND — Spring film fest begins today


The Spring International Film Festival gets under way today and continues through Thursday at the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center.

Films to be featured come from Brazil, Japan, France and the United Kingdom.

 “The Skin I Live In,” Spain, 7:30 p.m. today, 5:30 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

 “Where Do We Go Now?” Lebanon, 2:30 p.m. Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Monday, 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

“Adrift,” Brazil, 5:30 p.m. today, 12;30 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

 “I WIsh,” Japan, 12:30 p.m. Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

“Monsieur Lazhar,” France, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

“The Deep Blue Sea,” UK, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 5:30 p.m. Monday, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Tickets for the festival are $7.50 and may be purchased at the event. Advance purchase is not necessary. Patrons can also visit marshallartistsseries.org to learn more about the films or to download film festival schedule.

Scrip collectors plan meeting


The National Scrip Collectors Association will have its semi-annual show and meeting April 19 and 20 at Country Inn and Suites on Harper Road in Beckley.

Admission is free.

For more information, call Donald Clifford at (304) 727-4062 or email clff635@aol.com or visit nationalscripcollectorsassociation.org.

Grief camp planned in April


Hospice of Huntington will offer Camp Good Grief, an annual bereavement camp, April 27 and 28 at Asbury Woods Camp and Retreat Center in Salt Rock.

The free camp provides an opportunity for children 8 to 17 to interact in a safe and accepting environment and share experiences with other children who have experienced the loss of a loved one. 

Advance registration is required; call (304) 529-4217 or visit hospiceofhuntington.org. 


expo set


The third annual Bridal Expo will be from 1:30 to 4 p.m. March 3 at the Grayson Conference Center, hosted by the Grayson Area Chamber of Commerce.

The event will include music provided by a DJ and door prizes will be awarded every five minutes. More than 30 vendors will take part.

 Those attending are asked to bring a donation for the city’s food pantry; there will be a box to deposit donations at the door.