Community calendar for Aug. 14, 2018

Published 9:24 am Tuesday, August 14, 2018

TODAY

— 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.

— Clark County Extension District Board meeting, noon at the Clark County Extension Office, 1400 Fortune Drive. The meeting will be to set tax rates for the upcoming year.

— Winchester-Clark County Association of Churches meeting, 11:30 a.m. at Trinity Church of God, 285 Winn Ave.

— Winchester-Clark County Farmers’ Market, 4 to 6 p.m. on Depot Street.

— Joint city-county government meeting 6 p.m., at Clark County Extension Office, 1400 Fortune Drive.

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

— VFW Post 2728 and VFW Auxiliary meeting, 7 p.m. at 116 Sterling St.

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.

— Clark County Board of Education special meeting, 6:30 p.m. in the board room at Central Office, 1600 W. Lexington Ave. Agenda items include discussion of proposed 2018-19 tax rates for real and personal property, motor vehicles and utilities; and setting a date for a tax rate hearing special meeting if needed to set final date. 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

— Groundbreaking ceremony for renovations to Brown Proctor Apartments, 9 a.m. at 108 S. Main St.

— 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.

— Youth fishing day, 9 a.m. at Clark County Fish and Game Club on Waterworks Road. The event is free and open to anyone 15 years old or younger. Bait and beverages will be provided. For more information, contact Lee Kerr at 771-5639, Bill Thiry at 744-8445 or Larry Disney at 200-2912.

— 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.

MONDAY, AUG. 20

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

— Winchester-Clark County Parks and Recreation facilities at 15 Wheeler Ave. reopen to public.

TUESDAY, AUG. 21

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

— Clark County Human Services Council meeting, noon at Arby’s. All human services agencies serving Clark County are invited to send a representative for information sharing.

— Winchester-Clark County Farmers’ Market, 4 to 6 p.m. on Depot Street.

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

— Clark County Retired Teachers Association meeting, 6 p.m. at Clark County Extension Office, 1400 Fortune Drive. The program will be presented by Sandy Stults, director of the Bluegrass Heritage Museum. The meal will be a potluck dinner with meat, drinks and breaks provided. Each member is asked to bring a salad, side dish or dessert. Fore more information, call June Tompkins at 771-2659 or email juneathome@roadrunner.com.

— 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.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 22

— 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.

— 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. 23

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

— Sip & Stroll annual wine-tasting event, 5 to 9 p.m. in downtown Winchester.

FRIDAY, AUG. 24

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

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

— Cruise in on Broadway Street with the Bourbon Street Cruisers, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Music by Iceman DJ Services and live music from Prototype. Dash plaques to first 100, door prize drawings, vendors, food and drinks and inflatables. Sponsored by Bargains on Broadway.

— Jamaican House Party to celebrate Jamaican Independence Day, 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. at Graze Market and Cafe, 150 Combs Ferry Road. Menu will include smoked and jerk whole pig roast, jerk chicken, Jamaican patties, rum drinks and cold beer. Jamaican selector/DJ will play everything from roots to dance hall. Tickets are $20. Visit eatdrinklex.com for more.

SATURDAY, AUG. 25

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

— FairyTails Pet Spaw adoption event, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Tractor Supply on Bypass Road. Animals for adoption will be present.

— Uplifting Ministries Golf Classic, 9 a.m. at Cassel Creek Golf Course, 4199 Lexington Road. Cost is $75 per player or $300 per team, which includes the game, cart, lunch and prizes. Hole sponsorships are available for $100, which includes a custom-printed sign on a hole of the course or $500 for the premium sponsorship, which includes custom-printed signs, two entry fees and permission to put advertising in carts or goodie bags. Uplifting Ministries was founded by Winchester native David Lane in Guatemala. Lane runs a comprehensive mission center in Guazacapan which includes English lessons, youth groups, alcoholic feeding programs and child sponsorship programs. For more information, call Whit Criswell at 621-9012 or Adam Norsworthy at 494-8445. Register by phone or email at adam.norsworthy@gmail.com. Registration fees will be paid at the golf course.

— Cool History on Hot Days presentation by Jon Hagee on “Scots/Irish Music,” 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.

TUESDAY, AUG. 28

— National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) meeting, noon at Taste of China. Guest speaker will be Perry Williams about his experiences as a chiropractor for the Olympics.