Community calendar for Aug. 18, 2018

Published 8:56 am Saturday, August 18, 2018

6 things to look forward to this week: 

— Winchester-Clark County Parks and Recreation officially re-opens its facility on Wheeler Avenue to the public after a seasonal shutdown for cleaning and maintenance.

— At 7 p.m. Wednesday, the Clark County Public Library sponsors free team trivia at the Engine House Pizza Pub, 9 W. Lexington Ave.

— From 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, shop downtown Winchester and taste regional wine during the annual Sip and Stroll. After rain caused a cancellation, the Rock the Block concert series will happen in conjunction with the event.

— From 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Broadway Street will be shut down for the “Cruise in on Broadway” with the Bourbon Street Cruisers. There will be music from DJ Iceman and live music from Prototype. Dash plaques to first 100, door prize drawings, vendors, food and drinks and inflatables. Sponsored by Bargains on Broadway.

— Find your newest furever friend at the FairyTails Pet Spaw adoption event from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Tractor Supply on Bypass Road. Adoptable animals will be at the event.

— Find fresh, seasonal, homegrown produce at the Winchester-Clark County Farmers’ Market from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday on Depot Street.

 

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

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.

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.

— 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

— Uplifting Ministries Golf Classic, 9 a.m. at Cassell 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.

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

— Chamber of Commerce after hours, 5 to 7 p.m. hosted by Winchester-Clark County Farmers’ Market on Depot Street.

— AARP Chapter 632 meeting, 6 p.m. at James B. Allen Generations Center, 32 Meadow St. Following a potluck meal, Camille Cooper will sing, accompanied on guitar by Charlene Hess. Members should bring school supplies. Anyone older than 50 is welcome.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 29

— 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.

THURSDAY, AUG. 30

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

FRIDAY, AUG. 31

— Senior Expo, 9 a.m. to 1p.m. at First Church of God, 2500 Colby Road. Presented by The Williams Agency Inc. Free admission, light lunch, information and screenings for seniors. Learn about Medicare insurance, Silver Sneakers, banking and CDs, Hospice, funeral costs, dentures, hearing aids and more. There will be a $150 Kroger gift card giveaway. For more information, call 759-0181.

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

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

— Daniel Boone Pioneer Festival street dance, 6:30 p.m. in downtown Winchester.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 1

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

— Fourth Annual David Borden 5K Run/Walk, 8:30 a.m. at Community Trust Bank on Main Street. Sponsored by Anytime Fitness to benefit Clark County Homeless Coalition. Walk With Friends sponsored by GRC cheerleaders.

— Daniel Boone Pioneer Festival arts and crafts vendors, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at College Park. Sponsored by Winchester Art Guild.

— Local talent contest, 12:30 p.m. at College Park. Entry fee is $5. Registration is required. Pre-register 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Prize money will be awarded.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 2

— Annual community church service, 8 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. at College Park.

— Daniel Boone Pioneer Festival arts and crafts vendors, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at College Park. Sponsored by Winchester Art Guild.

— Kitty Strode Concert Series, 6 p.m. at Lykins Park.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 4

— 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. Work session will be at 4:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 5

— 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, 7 p.m. at Engine House Pizza Pub, 9 W. Lexington Ave. Sponsored by Clark County Public Library.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 6

— Chamber of Commerce breakfast, 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Rose Mary C. Brooks Place, 200 Rose Mary Drive.