Community Calendar for July 22-23, 2017

Published 8:03 am Saturday, July 22, 2017


— Winchester Clark County Farmers’ Market Vegetable Festival, 8 a.m. to noon on Depot Street.

— Harold G. Epperson Detachment of the Marine Corps League meeting, 9 a.m. at Whitaker Bank in Stanton.

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— Free yoga, 9 to 10 a.m. on the lawn at Clark County Public Library. Mats and instruction provided by the OM place.

— Bicycle rodeo, 9 a.m., Lykins Park for ages 3 to 15 with prizes, giveaways and T-shirts. Bring your own bike and helmet, or some will be available. Pre-register by July 19 by calling 744-9554

— “March 2 Success” enrichment seminar, 1 p.m. at Broadway Christian Church. A free, interactive, self-paced academic program designed to improve student performance test scores in the areas of English, Math and Science. Guest speaker will be Jerry Cecil, West Point graduate, and well-known Kentucky historian. Sponsored by The Winchester Black History and Heritage Committee. Everyone is welcome.

— George Rogers Clark High School Class of 1972 45th class reunion, 6 to 11 p.m. Winchester Country Club. For more information, find GRC class of ’72 on Facebook or email


— Campbell Junior High School Youth Service Center Advisory Council meeting, 11 a.m. in the YSC room.

— “Empower Yourself: Defensive tactics for men and women,” self-defense training for ages 13 and older. Two-night session today and July 26, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Winchester-Clark County Parks and Recreation. Develop situational awareness to avoid confrontations. Learn defensive strategies during attack. Practice striking skills to get away from danger. Free for participants with suggested donation of $5 to $10, with all proceeds benefitting Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center. To register, contact or call 745-3946. Sponsored by Nature Reliance School, WCC Parks and Recreation and Clark County Community Education.

— Basic budgeting offered by Clark County Community Education, 7 to 8 p.m. Free. Registration required two business days in advance by calling 745-3946, emailing or visiting 100 Vaught Road. Location disclosed upon registration.


— Special Clark County GIS Board of Directors meeting, 2:30 p.m. at the Winchester Municipal Utilities office, 150 N. Main St.

— AARP Chapter 632 meeting, 6 p.m. at the James B. Allen Generations Center, 32 Meadow St. Speakers are Debbie Fatkin of Clark County Community Services, Mark Ledford of Rector Hayden Realtors and Stephanie Beckman of Everything But the House. Anyone older than 50 is welcome.


— Chamber of Commerce breakfast, 8 to 9:30 a.m. hosted by RE/MAX Creative Realty, 740 Bypass Road No. 5.

— Tai Chi for seniors (60 and older), 10 a.m. at James B. Allen Generations Center, 32 Meadow St. Classes are free. Call 744-3235 for more information.

— Winchester Kiwanis Club meeting, noon at Taste of China. The scheduled business meeting will be changed to allow Calvary Christian Church Pastor Mike McCormick to discuss the Upward youth program. Tammy Purcell will also discuss the impact of the B.U.G. (Bringing Up Grades) program at Conkwright Elementary School


— College for Technical Education cosmetology program anniversary celebration, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at CTE on the Bypass.

— Opening of 1965 time capsule, 5:30 p.m., Kentucky Bank, 24 W. Lexington Ave.

— Back-to-school READIFEST, 7 p.m. at Bluegrass Community and Technical College, 2020 Rolling Hills Lane.  Tablets raffled for students at each CCPS. Donations from area businesses and vendors. Inflatable and food. 

— Moonlight Movie Nights showing of “LEGO Batman,” 7 p.m. at Bluegrass Community and Technical College, 2020 Rolling Hills Lane.  


— McKinney Reunion for descendants of Wildy McKinney and family friends, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Jackson’s Chapel United Methodist Church on Highway 82 between Hargett and Clay City. 

— Reed family reunion, for descendants of Everett L. Reed, Clarence Reed, Ovie Reed, Samuel Reed, Charlie H. Reed, Della Reed Wells, Ida Reed Oden, Franklin Reed and Ester Reed Centers, 11 a.m. at Epperson First Church of God, 14475 Irvine Road. Bring a dish. For more information, call Ann Reed Cole at 749-6564 or Anita Hornsby at 859-760-2671.