Local briefs for Feb. 24, 2017

Published 8:17 am Friday, February 24, 2017

AARP meeting Tuesday

AARP Chapter 632 will meet at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at the James Allen Generations Center, 32 Meadow St. Following a potluck meal, Bluegrass Heritage Museum director Sandy Stults will speak to the group.

Class of 1948 lunch

The Clark County High School Class of 1948 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 1, at Maddie’s on Main.

Community Education moving 

Community Education is moving out of the Kentucky Bank building at 24 W. Lexington Ave. and into the Clark Extended Education Center, 100 Vaught Road, on Wednesday.  Phones and computers will be down temporarily that day.

School board special meeting 

The Clark County Board of Education will have a special meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Central Office, 1600 W. Lexington Ave. The agenda includes discussion of the 2017-18 school year calendar. The meeting is open to the public.

GIS board meeting Feb. 27

There will be a special meeting of the Clark County GIS Board at 10 a.m. Monday in the basement conference room at the Clark County Courthouse, 34 S. Main St.

AARP offers tax preparation help

The AARP Tax-Aide Foundation program will offer free tax preparation, counseling and electronic filing and Mondays and Tuesday until April 18 at the Central Baptist Church annex, 101 W. Lexington Ave. Taxpayers should bring their 2015 tax return and all documents showing 2016 income. Those itemizing should also bring proof of taxes paid and contributions.

SRNA classes to be offered 

Community Education is offering a state registered nurse aide class this spring. Classes begin March 7 and continue through May 21. Classes will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuition is $280 and is due by Feb. 24. Contact Community Education at 859-745-3946 or clark.comm.ed@gmail.com or 24 W. Lexington Ave., Ste. 220 (inside Kentucky Bank) for more information or to register. Full details are available at http://teach.clarkschools.net/Depts/CommEd or communityedclarkcounty on Facebook.

Community Education classes offered 

Clark County Community Education will offer the following classes in the next two weeks:

— Yoga fitness: 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays, March 1 through April 5, $25 ($20 for parks and recreation members).

— Bellydance Fitness: 7:15-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, March 1 through April 5, $30 ($20 for parks and recreation members).

— Conversational Spanish: 6-7:30 p.m., Thursdays March 2 through April 20 (no class April 6) and Thursdays, April 27 through June 8, 6-7:30 p.m., $75 per 7-week session.

— Ballroom dance: 7;8:45 p.m. Tuesdays, March 7 through April 25, $100 per couple ($90 per couple for parks and recreation members).

Registration and payment are required two business days in advance. Location of class will be disclosed upon registration. Contact Community Education at 745-3946 or clark.comm.ed@gmail.com.