Nov. 9 community calendar

TODAY

— Conkwright Elementary School Veterans Day program, 9 a.m.

— James B. Allen Generation Center Veterans Day program, 11 a.m. at the center, 32 Meadow St.

— Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) meeting, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cairn.

— Kentucky Foothills Toastmasters Club meeting, 12:05 p.m. at East Kentucky Power Cooperative, 4775 Lexington Road.

— Downtown Holiday Hop, 4 to 7 p.m. Visit downtown businesses for holiday shopping, refreshments, raffles giveaways and specials.

— Bluegrass Heritage Museum Second Thursday program, 6:30 p.m. The program will be on Honor Flight Kentucky’s first Vietnam-era flight to Washington, D.C. George Campbell will introduce two veterans, William Kennedy and Hunter Hess, who will speak. Program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served after the program. Call 745-1358 for more information.

— Clark County Animal Ordinance: Care and Confinement, presentation from speakers Clark County Attorney Brian Thomas and Clark County Animal Shelter Director Adreanna Wills, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Clark County Public Library. Question and answers and discussion to follow. Hosted by Helping Homeless Cats, Inc. For more information, email homelesscats.13@gmail.com.

— Boonesboro Lions Club meeting, 7 p.m. at Boonesboro Clubhouse on Ford Hampton Road.

FRIDAY, NOV. 10

— Clark County Clerk Michelle Turner’s office will be closed in observance of Veterans Day.

— Baker Intermediate School Veterans Day program, 8 a.m.

— Strode Station Elementary School Veterans Day program, 8:30 a.m. There will be a small brunch for veterans after the program. Guest speaker will be World War II veteran Charles Wilson.

— Write Local, 10 a.m. at Clark County Public Library.

— Justice Elementary School Veterans Day program, 1 p.m.

— Winchester Rotary Club meeting, noon at Woody’s, 923 Bypass Road.

— Shearer Elementary School Veterans Day program, 1 p.m.

— Veterans Day celebration, 1:30 p.m. at George Rogers Clark High School courtyard, 2745 Boonesboro Road.

— Downtown Holiday Hop, 4 to 6 p.m. Visit downtown businesses for holiday shopping, refreshments, raffles giveaways and specials.

— “The Lion King Jr.,” 7:30 p.m. at Leeds Center for the Arts. Tickets are $8 for children, $14 for adults and $12 for seniors. For tickets or more information, visit leedscenter.org.

SATURDAY, NOV. 11

— Clark County Clerk Michelle Turner’s office will be closed in observance of Veterans Day.

— Kiwanis annual pancake breakfast, 7 a.m. at First United Methodist Church. All you can eat pancakes, sausage, gravy, eggs, biscuits, orange juice, milk and coffee. Tickets are $7 for adults in advance or $8 at the door or $5 for children in advance or $6 at the door ($25 maximum per family). Advance tickets available at Central Bank, Traditional Bank and Minuteman Press.

— 11th annual Mitchell Bedford Memorial chess tournament, 8:30 a.m. at Parks and Recreation, 30 Wheeler Ave. First round begins at 9:15 a.m., with five rounds of play. For more information, go to winchester.com or email info@winchesster.com.

— Turkey Trot 5K run/walk to benefit Clark County Community Service, 9:30 a.m. at Lykins Park. For more information, go to johnsrunwalkshop.com.

— Veterans Day observance, 11 a.m. at College Park Gymnasium, Wheeler Avenue.

— Soul food supper, 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Smith Manor Center, 200 Ridgeway Drive. Menu includes fish, pig feet, chitterlings, chili dogs, pinto beans, baked beans, cole slaw, cornbread and dessert. Delivery is available. Call 749-2127 or 338-5191 for information.

— Pow Wow with a World War II veteran, 1 p.m. at Clark County Public Library sponsored by Winchester Black History and Heritage Commission. Speaker will be Albert Wess, a World War II veteran, Red Ball Express driver 2nd armored division unit.

— Lego Club, 1 p.m. at Clark County Public Library.

— Downtown Holiday Hop, 4 to 5 p.m. Visit downtown businesses for holiday shopping, refreshments, raffles giveaways and specials.

— “The Lion King Jr.,” 7:30 p.m. at Leeds Center for the Arts. Tickets are $8 for children, $14 for adults and $12 for seniors. For tickets or more information, visit leedscenter.org.

SUNDAY, NOV. 12

— “The Lion King Jr.,” 2:30 p.m. at Leeds Center for the Arts. Tickets are $8 for children, $14 for adults and $12 for seniors. For tickets, visit leedscenter.org.

MONDAY, NOV. 13

— Campbell Junior High School Veterans Day program, 9 a.m.

— Operation Christmas Child drop-off at First Baptist Church, 37 N. Highland St., 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Last day for drop off is Monday, Nov. 20, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call 744-6624.

— George Rogers Clark High School-based Decision-making Council meeting, 4 p.m. in the SBDM conference room.

— Shearer Elementary School Share Night, 5 to 8 p.m. at Bojangles’. Ten percent of sales goes to the school.

— Alzheimer’s and Dementia caregiver support group meeting, 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church. Use alley door. Each support group meeting features a guest speaker followed by a time for discussion. Group is free and open to all caregivers of Alzheimer’s and Dementia patients. For more information, call Sandra Johnson at 859-293-2968.

— “Surviving the Holidays: Help and hope as you navigate the Christmas season,” seminar 6:30 p.m. at Calvary Christian Church, 15 Redwing Drive. Use entrance A, class is in room 107. Seminar is for people who are grieving a loved ones’ death. Learn how to deal with emotions faced during the holidays, how to handle traditions and changes. For more information, contact Dickie Everman at 744-0817.

— Celebrate Recovery meeting, 7 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church, 5990 Lexington Road. Recovery group for any hurts, habits and hang-ups.

TUESDAY, NOV. 14

— “State of the Community” address, 8 a.m. at Clark County Public Library. Clark County Judge-Executive Henry Branham and Winchester Mayor Ed Burner will speak and take questions about issues facing the community. Open to the public.

— World Diabetes Day health fair, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 19 Wainscott Ave. Includes vision screenings at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., cooking demonstrations, wound care, oral care information and more.

— Operation Christmas Child drop-off at First Baptist Church, 37 N. Highland St., 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Last day for drop off is Monday, Nov. 20, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call 744-6624.

— Winchester Sylvania/GTE/Osram/UAW retirees lunch, 11:30 a.m. at the Winchester Country Club on Boone Avenue. All Winchester Sylvania retirees and former employees are welcome.

— Conkwright Elementary School-based Decision-making Council meeting, 4:15 p.m. at the school.

— Clark County Board of Education special meeting, 6 p.m. at Central Office, 1600 W. Lexington Ave.

— Clark County Writers Club, 6:30 p.m. at Clark County Public Library.

— Celebrate Recovery meeting, 7 p.m. at Calvary Christian Church, 15 Redwing Drive. The Landing meetings, a support group for ages 13 to 19, are 7 p.m. at the RAC, 17 S. Main St. Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered recovery program based on the Eight Beatitudes, the 12 Steps and their Biblical comparison. Childcare available for ages newborn to 4 and Celebration Place for ages 5 to 12. For more information, call Dickie Everman at 744-0817.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 15

— 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.