Community calendar for Aug. 6, 2018

Published 10:24 am Monday, August 6, 2018

TODAY

— Clark County Fire Department committee meeting, 9 a.m. at Clark County Fire Station 1, 200 Barnes Drive. Discussion items include station maintenance, promotions, hydrants and the tanker committee.

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

— Democrat Woman’s Club annual picnic, 6:30 p.m.at Beech Springs Market shelter on Old Boonesboro Road. In case of inclement weather, picnic will be at the Clark County Public Library. For more information, call Barbara Falmlen at 744-2136.

— NAMI Winchester-Clark County (National Alliance on Mental Illness) support/educational meeting, 7 p.m. at 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. Meetings are the first and third Monday of each month.

TUESDAY, AUG. 7

— Seventh-grade orientation 9 a.m. at Campbell Junior High School, 620 Boone Ave.

— Winchester Board of Commissioners meeting, 5:30 p.m. at City Hall, 32 Wall St. Workshop session at 4:30 p.m.

— Seventh- and eighth-grade open house for parents and students, 5 p.m. at Campbell Junior High School, 620 Boone Ave.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 8

— Clark County Fiscal Court meeting, 9:30 a.m. at 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, 600 Bypass Road.

— AARP Safe Driver Course, 1 to 5 p.m. at the James B. Allen Generations Center, 32 Meadow St. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. For more information, call Diana Sims or Bonita Rookstool at 744-3235.

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

— Free team trivia sponsored by the Clark County Public Library,7 p.m. at Engine House Pizza Pub, 9 W. Lexington Ave.

THURSDAY, AUG. 9

— Cheer with the Champs, “The Circus is Coming,” 9 a.m. to noon at the George Rogers Clark High School auxiliary gymnasium. Cheer skills camp for ages 3 to 12. Cost is $60 per person, with a $5 discount offered for pre-registration and $10 off for each additional sibling. Bring bottled water. A snack will be provided. Camp continues Aug. 10-11. To find registration information, visit facebook.com/grccardscheer.

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

— Bluegrass Heritage Museum Second Thursday Program, 6:30 p.m. at Bluegrass Heritage Museum, 217 S. Main St. Doors open at 6 p.m. Refreshments will be served. The program will be “Out of the Ground and Sold Away: The Ressurectionists of America,” an ongoing story of Maggie Delaney (portrayed by Carol Jarboe), who was an indentured servant of Pastor John (portrayed by Frank Jarboe) and his underground gan got n’er-do-wells supplying doctors and medical schools with cadavers necessary for their studies. For more information, call the museum at 745-1358.

FRIDAY, AUG. 10

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

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

SATURDAY, AUG. 11

— Winchester-Clark County Farmers’ Market, 8 a.m. to noon.

— Cool History on Hot Days presentation by Bill Farmer on “All Things Natural,” 2 p.m. at Fort Boonesborough State Park. Special programs to beat the heat and humidity will be presented weekly throughout August. Programs are free with regular paid admission to the park, which is $8 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 to 12 and free for children younger than 6. For more information, email bill.farmer@ky.gov or visit fortboonesboroughlivinghistory.org.

MONDAY, AUG. 13

— Fourth annual FBC Cutz and Curlz back-to-school event, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 37 N. Highland St. Free cuts and styles, food, fun and giveaways. For more information, call 744-6624. All families from Clark and surrounding counties are welcome.

TUESDAY, AUG. 14

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

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

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 15

— 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.

— “Breastfeeding: The First Six Weeks,” 11 a.m. to noon at the Clark County Health Department, 400 Professional Ave. Learn about what to expected during the first weeks of your breastfeeding journey. Class is free. For more information, call 744-4482.

— Winchester Kiwanis Club meeting, noon at Taste of China, 600 Bypass Road.

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

— Free team trivia sponsored by the Clark County Public Library,7 p.m. at Engine House Pizza Pub, 9 W. Lexington Ave.

THURSDAY, AUG. 16

— Chamber of Commerce breakfast, 8 to 9:30 a.m. at KORT Physical Therapy, 1547 Bypass Road.

— Kentucky Foothills Toastmasters Club meeting, 12:05 to 1 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.

— Summer School Beef Meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Solid Rock Angus sale barn, 2661 Cliftonville Road. Topics include bull purchasing and genetics, time artificial insemination breeding and fall grazing tips. Will meet CAIP educational requirement. A meal will be served. Open to the public. RSVP by Aug. 13 to 744-4682.

FRIDAY, AUG. 17

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

— African-American Health Series discussion on COPD, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Clark County Health Department, 400 Professional Ave. For more information, call 744-4482.

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

— Rock The Block summer concert series featuring The Classics, 7 to 9 p.m. at the lawn of the Clark County Courthouse. Bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating on Main Street. There will be giant Jenga, sidewalk chalk, a bouncy house, food trucks and a West Sixth Brewing beer tent. For more information, visit downtownwinchesterky.org/events.

SATURDAY, AUG. 18

— Winchester-Clark County Farmers’ Market, 8 a.m. to noon.

— Cool History on Hot Days presentation by Emily Burns on “Frontier Midwife: Betty Harper,” 2 p.m. at Fort Boonesborough State Park. Special programs to beat the heat and humidity will be presented weekly throughout August. Programs are free with regular paid admission to the park, which is $8 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 to 12 and free for children younger than 6. For more information, email bill.farmer@ky.gov or visit fortboonesboroughlivinghistory.org.