Community calendar for Aug. 24, 2018

Published 9:45 am Friday, August 24, 2018

TODAY

— 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 and 21 on Broadway Bar.

— 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.

— Harold G. Epperson Marine Corp League meeting, 9 a.m. at City Hall.

— 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 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.

MONDAY, AUG. 27

— Driver’s license office will be closed from 9 a.m. to approximately 11 a.m. for installation of new equipment.

— Overdose prevention forum, 7 p.m. at Ark of Mercy Church of God, 240 Winn Ave. Session will cover overdose causes, prevention, intervention, administering Narcan and Casey’s Law, which is involuntary treatment for loved ones with substance abuse problems. All who complete the training will receive a free Narcan kit. For more information, visit clarkcountyasap.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.

— Winchester Pioneer Amateur Radio Club meeting, 7 p.m. at Golden Corral on Bypass Road. Meeting is open to anyone licensed or interested in the hobby. For more information, email AC$YD@arrl.net.

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.

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

— 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.

— Democratic Woman’s Club meeting, College Park. For more information, call 744-2136,

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.