Community calendar for Nov. 16, 2017

Published 1:27 pm Thursday, November 16, 2017

TODAY

— Clark County Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) meeting, 10 a.m. at The Greater Clark Foundation, 204 Floyd Clay Drive.

— 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.

— Lunch and Learn, “The Art of Service Recovery,” noon to 1 p.m. Cost is $10 for chamber members, or $15 for non-members, including lunch. Learn how to communicate with upset customers, find out what the customer would like to make the situation better and how to get feedback in order to prevent similar future complaints. Candice Tackett, director of patient experience at Clark Regional Medical Center, will be the instructor. Participants must register by noon Tuesday, Nov. 14. Location will be disclosed upon registration. Contact Community Education at 745-3946 or community.ed@clark.kyschools.us for more information.

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

— Clark County Agency for Substance Abuse Policy meeting, 1:30 p.m. at City Hall. Open to the public.

— Council of Councils meeting, 5 p.m. at 1600 W. Lexington Ave.

— Health Happy Hour Wellness Series discussion of “Happy Healthy Holidays: Eating tips and planning for the holidays,” with Gina Lang, Mayo Clinic Health and Wellness Coach, 5:30 p.m. Clark County Home Health and Physical Therapy, 273 Shoppers Drive. Registration encourages by calling 744-4482 or email CarolynA.Young@ky.gov.

— JROTC flag retirement ceremony, 5:30 p.m., at George Rogers Clark High School.

— Strode Station musical production of “Willy Wonka,” 6 p.m. at Campbell Junior High School. For ticket information, go to leedscenter.org.

FRIDAY, NOV. 17

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

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

— Strode Station musical production of “Willy Wonka,” 6 p.m. at Campbell Junior High School.

— “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. 18

— Grace Free Will Baptist craft bazaar, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church, 4281 Haley Road, Lexington. Variety of items such as woodcrafts, inspirational gifts, apple butter, jellies, candies, cakes, pies and quilts will be available.

— Operation Christmas Child drop-off at First Baptist Church, 37 N. Highland St., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Last day for drop off is Monday, Nov. 20, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call 744-6624.

— Autumn hike, 10 a.m., with commentary on history by Bill Crankshaw at Lower Howard’s Creek Nature Preserve, 1945 Athens-Boonesboro Road. This hike will be strenuous with steep climbs. Hike will be canceled in event of inclement weather. Hike will be about three hours long and moderately strenuous. For more, call 744-4888.

— “Life of a Civil War Soldier Member of the United States Colored Troops,” presentation by living historian Robert Bell, 1:30 p.m. at Clark County Public Library for the African-American Genealogy Group of Kentucky program. Free and open to the public.

— “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. 19

— Operation Christmas Child drop-off at First Baptist Church, 37 N. Highland St., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Last day for drop off is Monday, Nov. 20, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call 744-6624.

— “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 or more information, visit leedscenter.org.

— Clark County Association of Church community Thanksgiving service, 6 to 8 p.m. at Ark of Mercy Church of God, 240 Winn Ave. Proclamations of Thanksgiving to be given by David Douglas of Winchester Cathedral Church of God, Sam Peoples of Broadway Baptist Church and Janice Claypoole of Ark of Mercy.

MONDAY, NOV. 20

— Operation Christmas Child final day for drop-off at First Baptist Church, 37 N. Highland St., 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call 744-6624.

— Winchester-Clark County Industrial Authority meeting, 9 a.m. at 2 S. Maple St.

— Clark County Activity Coalition meeting, 12:30 p.m. at Parks and Recreation, 15 Wheeler Ave.

— Clark County Extension Council meeting, 6 p.m. at the Clark County Extension Office, 1400 Fortune Drive. Committees will meet at 6 p.m. followed by business meeting.”

— Free Winchester-Clark County Parks and Recreation Chess Club session, 6:15 p.m. at College Park annex building, 30 Wheeler Ave. Come and go as you please. For more information, go to winchesster.com.

— Book signing event for local author Dewey Pope and his book, “Action Unlimited: The Band of Gold,” 6:30 p.m. at Bluegrass Heritage Museum, 217 S. Main St. The book tells the story of the musical journey

taken by the group in the mid-1960s to California. The group was affiliated with Dick Clark, played Las Vegas and the west coast club circuit and was signed by a major record label.

— NAMI Winchester-Clark County (National Alliance on Mental Illness) support/educational meeting, 7 p.m., McCready Hall, Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 2410 Lexington Road. Anyone (including family members and friends) affected by mental illness is invited to attend meetings. For more information, call 749-3702.

— Clark County Beekeepers meeting, 7 p.m. at Extension Office, 1400 Fortune Drive.

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

— East Clark County Water District meeting, 7 p.m., at 118 Hopkins Lane.

TUESDAY, NOV. 21

— Winchester-Clark County Tourism Commission meeting, 8 a.m. at 2 S. Maple St.

— Clark County Human Services Council meeting, noon at Arby’s. Representatives of all human service agencies serving Clark County are invited to attend.

— Winchester Board of Commissioners meeting, 5:30 p.m. at City Hall.

— Clark County 4-H Council meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Extension Office, 1400 Fortune Drive.

— Clark County Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Central Office, 1600 W. Lexington Ave.

— Winchester Lions Club meeting, 7 p.m. at Arby’s on Bypass Road.

— 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. 22

— Clark County Fiscal Court meeting, 9:30 a.m. at Clark County Courthouse.

— 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.

— Kentucky Picture Show, 2 p.m. at Clark County Public Library.

FRIDAY, NOV. 24

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

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

SATURDAY, NOV. 25

— Small Business Saturday. Shop locally-owned businesses on the Saturday after Thanksgiving for “Black Friday” deals with the crowds and hustle.

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

MONDAY, NOV. 27

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

TUESDAY, NOV. 28

— 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. 29

— 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.

— Kentucky Picture Show, 2 p.m. at Clark County Public Library.

THURSDAY, NOV. 30

— Chamber of Commerce breakfast, 8 to 9:30 a.m. at CC’s Closet of Clark County Community Services, 30 Taylor Ave.

— Winchester HR Association lunch meeting, 11:30 a.m. at BCTC Winchester-Clark County Campus. RSVP to bruce.manley@kctcs.edu.

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

FRIDAY, DEC. 1

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

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

SATURDAY, DEC. 2

— Strode Station Elementary School breakfast with Santa and Christmas bazaar, 8 a.m. at the school.

— Winchester Christmas parade, 6 p.m. on Main Street. Three is “A Magical, Musical Christmas.”

— Winchester Chorale Christmas concert, 7:30 p.m. at First Christian Church. Concert is free, but a love offering will be collected to support the chorale.

SUNDAY, DEC. 3

— Winchester Chorale Christmas concert, 2:30 p.m. at First Christian Church. Concert is free, but a love offering will be collected to support the chorale.

MONDAY, DEC. 4

— Free Winchester-Clark County Parks and Recreation Chess Club session, 6:15 p.m. at College Park annex building, 30 Wheeler Ave. Come and go as you please. For more information, go to winchesster.com.

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

TUESDAY, DEC. 5

— Winchester Board of Commissioners meeting, 4:30 p.m. at City Hall.

— 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, DEC. 6

— 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.

— Kentucky Picture Show, 2 p.m. at Clark County Public Library.

— Baker Intermediate SBDM meeting, 3:30 p.m. in BIS library.

THURSDAY, DEC. 7

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

FRIDAY, DEC. 8

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

— African-American Health Series discussion of, “How I Got Over: Paths to Recovery in African-American Mental Health,” 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Generation Center, 32 Meadow St. Guest speaker will be David E. Hanna, program manager with Passport Health Plan. For more information, call 744-4482.

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

MONDAY, DEC. 11

— FairyTails Pet Spaw will distribute gifts to residents at Fountain Circle Care and Rehabilitation, 200 Glenway Road, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The community is invited to bring well-behaved, vaccinated pets to hand out gifts and “spread some holiday cheer.” Meet in the front lobby. New or gently-used stuffed animals and books along with gift bags will also be accepted at the salon, 6049 Lexington Road. For more information, call Heather Carter at 744-7729.

— Alzheimer’s and Dementia caregiver support group meeting, 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church. Use ally door for entrance. 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.

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

TUESDAY, DEC. 12

— The GoodGiving Challenge chili cook-off, 5 to 7 p.m. at Clark County Extension Office, 1400 Fortune Drive. Sample chili and support Clark County non-profits participating in the GoodGiving Challenge. All attendees get $1 to donate to a non-profit of their choice. For more information, contact halee@bgcf.org.

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

— Clark County Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Central Office, 1600 W. Lexington Ave.

— 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, DEC. 13

— Clark County Fiscal Court meeting, 9:30 a.m. at Clark County Courthouse.

— 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.

— Kentucky Picture Show, 2 p.m. at Clark County Public Library.

THURSDAY, DEC. 14.

— 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.

— Bluegrass Heritage Museum Second Thursday program, 6:30 p.m. at museum.

— Boonesboro Lions Club meeting, 7 p.m. at Boonesboro Clubhouse.

FRIDAY, DEC. 15

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

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

SATURDAY, DEC. 16

— Gingerbread  house party, 3 p.m. at College Park Gym, 15 Wheeler Ave. Every child gets to build their own house and parks and rec staff cleans up the mess. Admission is $5 per-builder if pre-registered by Dec. 15 or $8 per building at the door. Parks and rec family members can pre-register for $4. All supplies are provided. For more information, call 744-9554.

MONDAY, DEC. 18

— Winchester-Clark County Industrial Authority meeting, 9 a.m. at 2 S. Maple St.

— Clark County Activity Coalition meeting, 12:30 p.m. at Parks and Recreation, 15 Wheeler Ave.

— Clark County Beekeepers meeting, 7 p.m. at Extension Office, 1400 Fortune Drive.

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