Community calendar for March 10, 2018

Published 12:05 pm Saturday, March 10, 2018


— Spring gardening class, “Heirloom peppers from seed to plate,” 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Clark County Public Library. Information for starting even the finickiest pepper seeds from scratch at home, including best seed sources for both hot and sweet varieties and recommendations for starting, fertilizing and saving seeds. Includes recipes for using your garden’s bounty, too! Five packets of heirloom pepper seeds and two pepper seedlings for all workshop participants. Register in advance by calling 744-5661.

— Colonial culinary workshop, 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Fort Boonesborough Park museum blockhouse. Event launches new series from Fort Boonesborough Foundation called “Colonial Culinary Workshops: History in the Tasting.” Part hands-on cooking class, part history lesson, event is open to a limited number of guests who will participate in preparation of a multi-course 1700s dinner. Tickets are $45 per person. Limited to 36 participants. Contact Bill Farmer at 859-527-3131 or

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— “Save a Life” hosted by Beacon of Hope Emergency Shelter, 7 p.m. at 850 Bypass Road. Community forum to educate and prevent opiate and heroin-related overdoses, including Narcan training. Anyone completing the Narcan training receives a free Narcan kit. Event is free and open to the public.


— Daylight Savings Time starts.

— 1968 Club anniversary, 11 a.m. at Broadway Baptist Church. The Rev. Ronald Burns will be the guest minister.

— Patriots Day open house, 1 to 3 p.m. at Holly Rood, 28 Beckner St. Candidates and local elected office holders will be present and refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public. Tours will be given.


— AARP Tax-Aide Foundation, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays through April 17 at Central Baptist Church Annex, 101 W. Lexington Ave. Free. Clients should bring last year’s tax return and all 2017 income statements and documents for itemized deductions.

— Providence Baptist Church senior luncheon, 11:30 a.m. Lunch and a program will be provided.

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

— Winchester Licensing Board meeting, 5 p.m., at Winchester City Hall.

— Apple pruning workshop, 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Beech Springs Farm Market, 4776 Old Boonesboro Road. This will be an outdoor workshop. Dress appropriately for weather. If it rains, workshop will be moved to Clark County Public Library. Pre-registration preferred, but not required by calling 744-4682 or email

— Alzheimer’s and dementia caregiver support meeting, 6 p.m at First United Methodist Church. Use alley door for entrance. For more information, contact Mary at 744-2524.

— Saving A Life: Overdose Prevention 101, community forum to educate and prevent opiate and heroin related overdoses, 7 p.m. at Cairn Coffee House, 17 S. Main St. Includes agree Narcan training. Learn about overdose causes and prevention, intervention to save a life and how to use Narcan, a overdose reversal drug. Anyone completing the training will receive a free Narcan kit. For more information, visit


— AARP Tax-Aide Foundation, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays through April 17 at Central Baptist Church Annex, 101 W. Lexington Ave. Free. Clients should bring last year’s tax return and all 2017 income statements and documents for itemized deductions.

— Winchester-Clark County job fair, 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Bluegrass Community and Technical College Winchester-Clark County Campus, 2020 Rolling Hills Lane. There will be more than 60 employers on site. Admission is free. Bring resume and dress to impress. Veterans welcome. Door prizes will be given. Sponsors include Catalent Pharma Solutions, Freeman Corporation, Amazon, The Winchester Sun, Winchester-Clark County Chamber of Commerce, Adecco, Clark County Public Schools, Gateway Radio Works, Kentucky Career Center, Aaron’s Fairway Leasing and Bluegrass Workforce Investment Board. Companies interested in participating in the fair can contact Bruce Manley at for more information.

— Winchester GTE/Sylvania/Osram/UAW retirees lunch meeting, 11:30 a.m. at Michael’s in Irvine. All Winchester Sylvania retirees and former employees are welcome.

— Title I and book fair parent night, 5 to 7 p.m. at Strode Station Elementary School.

— Winchester-Clark County Writers Group meeting, 6 p.m. at the 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.


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

— Tai Chi for seniors (60 and older), 10:30 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.

— Ribbon cutting for Todd Carlisle Enterprises, 12:30 p.m. at 2 S. Maple St. Carlisle is a professional development coach, speaker and trainer.

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


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

— Strode Station Elementary School-based Decision-making Council meeting, 4 p.m. at the school.

— Faux watercolor lettering class, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Court Street Gifts. Cost is $45 per person. For more information, call Anne Baldwin at 744-3434. Learn to create faux watercolor with markers. Class will teach the technique of blending colors and water to create watercolor in an easy way. All supplies are included in registration cost. Refreshments provided.


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

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

— “Annie The Musical,” production by George Rogers Clark High School and Campbell Junior High School, 7 p.m. at GRC Cardinal Theater. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students, available at the door or in advance at For more information, email


— Spring gardening class: “Traveling tomatoes: Heirlooms for Kentucky Public Libraries,” 10 to 11:30 a.m. Information for growers at every level on starting and producing tomatoes from start to finish.