Community calendar for April 26, 2018

TODAY

— Absentee voting is open at the Clark County Clerk’s office in the courthouse from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, 8 a.m,m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

— Clark County GIS board of directors special meeting, 10 a.m., at Winchester Municipal Utilities, 150 N. Main St.

— Kentucky Foothills Toastmasters Club meeting, 12:05 to 1 p.m. at East Kentucky Power Cooperative, 4775 Lexington Road.

— Clark County Ethics Commission meeting, 3 p.m., in the Clark County Courthouse conference room to review financial disclosure forms.

FRIDAY, APRIL 27

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

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

— “Boots and Bling,” daddy-daughter dance, 7 to 9 p.m. at Strode Station Elementary School.

— “The 39 Steps,” 7:30 p.m. at Leeds Center for the Arts. Two-time Tony and Drama Desk-winning production “is packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 zany characters (played by a cast of four) an on-stage plane crash, missing fingers and some good old-fashioned romance.” Directed by Trent Stephens.  For tickets, visit leedscenter.org.

SATURDAY, APRIL 28

— Harold G. Epperson, MOH Detachment #1113 Marine Corps League meeting, 9 a.m. at Winchester City Hall.

— League-certified bicycle safety training, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Bluegrass Community and Technical College, 2020 Rolling Hills Lane. Sponsored by Walk-Bike Clark County, Clark County Activity Coalition and BCTC. Students will learn about choosing a bike, basic parts of a bike, essential equipment and safe, comfortable bike riding. Includes 3.5 hours of classroom instruction, 3.5 hours of on-bike instruction and a 5-mile leisure bike ride to practice skills. Lunch is provided. Class is free. Instructor is Tim Klesk. Class size limited to 10 people. Register via email to bpac@cgisonline.com, include name, contact information and if you need to borrow a bicycle.

— Stream clean-up for 4-H Natural Resource and Environmental Sciences Academy, 10 a.m. to noon. St. Agatha student Dallas Hall is a first-year participant in the program and will meet at the Thoroughbred Efficiency Apartments, 124 Sterling St. to clean a stream in the area. If you plan to attend, email annahall_00@yahoo.com.

— Kentucky historical marker unveiling ceremony and reception in honor of John Jacob Niles, Boot Hill Farm and the Niles family, 3 p.m. at Boot Hill Farm, 6715 Athens-Boonesboro Road (parking at Bluegrass Christian Camp). Reception to follow at Saint Hubert’s Episcopal Church, 1436 Grimes Mill Road. Sponsored by the Kentucky Historical Society and Southwest Clark County Neighborhood Association. For more information, call Ron Pen at 859-825-8780 or email Ron.Pen@uky.edu.

— “Those Were The Days” variety show benefit for the James B. Allen Generations Center, 7 p.m. at First Christian Church, 24 E. Hickman St. Proceeds go to the senior meal program. Show is directed by Sherry Babineaux and includes local singers and musicians. Event is free, but a love offering will be collected.

— “The 39 Steps,” 7:30 p.m. at Leeds Center for the Arts. Two-time Tony and Drama Desk-winning production “is packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 zany characters (played by a cast of four) an on-stage plane crash, missing fingers and some good old-fashioned romance.” Directed by Trent Stephens. For tickets, visit leedscenter.org.

SUNDAY, APRIL 29

— “Those Were The Days” variety show benefit for the James B. Allen Generations Center, 2:30 p.m. at First Christian Church, 24 E. Hickman St. Proceeds go to the senior meal program. Show is directed by Sherry Babineaux and includes local singers and musicians. Event is free, but a love offering will be collected.

— “The 39 Steps,” 2:30 p.m. at Leeds Center for the Arts. Two-time Tony and Drama Desk-winning production “is packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 zany characters (played by a cast of four) an on-stage plane crash, missing fingers and some good old-fashioned romance.” Directed by Trent Stephens. For tickets, visit leedscenter.org.

— Celebration dinner for Uplifting Ministries, 6 p.m. at Campbell Junior High School. Event includes BBQ dinner, live bluegrass music from Uptown Blue, special guest speakers former UK basketball players Jeff Sheppard and Jarrod Polson, and an update on activities and plans for Uplifting Ministries in Guatemala. Ministry is founded and directed by Clark native David Lane. Reserve seats at upliftingministries.com, email upliftingministries.guat@gmail.com or call 859-298-1725. Seats are $30. All proceeds benefit the ministry.

MONDAY, APRIL 30

— Winchester Board of Commissioners special meetings, 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. at Winchester City Hall.

— Special Clark County Board of Health meeting, 6 p.m. at 273 Shoppers Drive, to open and vote on bids for physical therapy and rehab equipment.

— GriefShare support group, 7 to 9 p.m. at Calvary Christian Church, 15 Redwing Drive. A special weekly seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life. Meets Monday through July 9. For more information, email dnwatson406@gmail.com or call 749-7092.

TUESDAY, MAY 1

— Bluegrass Heritage Museum Trolley Tour to Harkness Edwards Vineyard, 6 p.m. Meets at the museum, 217 S. Main St. Cost is $20. Call 745-1358 for reservations.

— Candidates forum, 6 p.m. at Clark County Extension Office, 1400 Fortune Drive. Includes discussion from candidates for Clark County constable, coroner, fiscal court magistrates, jailer, sheriff, clerk and judge-executive. Forum will be heard live on WWKY radio 102.9 FM/990 AM, streamed live at clarkcountyforum.com. Forum will shown on local cable channel 5/Spectrum cable channel 306, beginning May 3 through election day, May 22.

— Winchester-Clark County Planning Commission meeting, 7 p.m. at the Clark County Courthouse.

— 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, MAY 2

— 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.

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

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

— Candidates forum, 6 p.m. at Clark County Extension Office, 1400 Fortune Drive. Includes discussion from candidates for U.S. representative, state representative, Winchester City Commission and mayor. Forum will be heard live on WWKY radio 102.9 FM/990 AM, streamed live at clarkcountyforum.com. Forum will shown on local cable channel 5/Spectrum cable channel 306, beginning May 3 through election day, May 22.

THURSDAY, MAY 3

— Kentucky Foothills Toastmasters Club meeting, 12:05 to 1 p.m. at East Kentucky Power Cooperative, 4775 Lexington Road.

FRIDAY, MAY 4

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

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

— Battle of the Badges fundraiser basketball game, 7 p.m. at Campbell Junior High School 620 Boone Ave. Game will be Winchester-Clark County FOP Lodge 34 vs. Montgomery County FOP Lodge 56. Admission is free.

SATURDAY, MAY 5

— Winchester Municipal Utilities spring clean day, 7 a.m. to noon at the transfer station. WMU will accept solid waste disposal items. Current water bill and picture ID are required. For more information, call 744-1170. Will not accept paint, propane tanks, lead-acid batteries, free liquids, household or hazardous waste, masonry, brick, concrete debris or appliances containing freon. Tires will be accepted only if off the rim, and at an additional charge.

— George Rogers Clark High School Class of 2008 reunion, 7 to 11 p.m. at DJ’s Bar & Grill. For more information, contact Zack Banks at 771-4541 or Barbie (Howard) Hendren at 595-0293.