Community calendar for Aug. 31, 2018

Published 10:15 am Friday, August 31, 2018


— Senior Expo, 9 a.m. to 1 p.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.

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

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

— Open house at Rose Mary C. Brooks Place, noon to 6 p.m. Tour the facility and have a free lunch. Call 859-745-4904.

— DJ Snooki and vendors, 6 p.m. to midnight at Heritage Park for Winchester Labor Day Celebration.

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

— “A Night With Friends” featuring LaRonda “LC Funny” Clay, Devine Carama and other entertainers, 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Leeds Center for the Arts. Part of the Winchester Labor Day Celebration. Tickets are $15.


— Clark County Clerk’s office will be closed for Labor Day.

— Democratic Women’s Club meet and greet, all day at the Pioneer Festival. For more information, call Barbara Fallen at 744-2136.

— 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.

— Winchester Labor Day Celebration softball tournament, 10 a.m. at Community Park.

— Winchester Labor Day Celebration youth activities, 3 to 5 p.m. at Heritage Park. Includes games, ping pong, air hockey, rolling video inflatables, hot dogs, popcorn, cotton candy and Ale 8.

— DJ Snooki at Heritage Park of Winchester Labor Day Celebration, 5 to 8 p.m.

— Live music from Encore of Lexington for Winchester Labor Day Celebration, 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. followed by music from Hypnotic.


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

— Beacon of Hope “Hot Roddin’ for the Homeless” car show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Baker Intermediate school. Awards given to top 30 cars, Homie award, first- and second-place car club. Giveaways done hourly. Dash plaques given to first 100 cars. DJ Ice Man will provide music.

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

— Three on three basketball tournament, 1 to 5 p.m. at Harmon Field. Part of Winchester Labor Day Celebration.

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


— Labor Day Celebration gospel fest, 10 a.m. to noon at Clark County Courthouse.

— Crowning of Winchester Labor Day queen, 11 a.m.

— Winchester Labor Day parade, noon on Main Street.

— NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Winchester-Clark County 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. For more information, call 749-3702. Meetings are the first and third Monday of each month.


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

— George Rogers Clark High School-based Decision-making Council meeting, 4 p.m. in the school’s SBDM conference room.

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

— Winchester-Clark County Planning Commission meeting, 7 p.m. in the Fiscal Court room at the courthouse. Agenda includes public hearings for final development plan for storage units at 731 N. Maple St., review of a subdivision plat for commercial property at 395 Croxton Way, review of final development plan for an industrial facility at 3100 Corporate Drive and review of zoning map amendment rezoning property at 450 Clintonville Road from agriculture (A-1) to general business (B-4).


— 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.

— Clark County High School class of 1948 meeting, 11:30 a.m. at Applebee’s.

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

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

— Baker Intermediate School-based Decision-making Council meeting, 3:30 p.m. in the school’s library at 1645 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

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


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

— Lunch and Learn, “Sales tax and use,” noon at BCTC Winchester-Clark County campus, 2020 Rolling Hills Lane. Significant changes were made to Kentucky’s sales tax laws beginning July 1. Learn more about the changes and how they affect your business. Speaker will be Richard Dobson, executive director of Office of Sales and Excise Tax for Kentucky Department of Revenue. RSVP to Erika O’Brien at 859-744-6420.

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

— Winchester-Clark County Board of Adjustments meeting, 6 p.m. at City Hall. Agenda includes public hearings for the a variance to not require landscaping or parking for a 12,000-foot storage building at 4375 Revilo Road, conditional use permit to allow a mobile home to be occupied by an immediate family member in addition to the principal dwelling at 4405 Ironworks Road and interpretation concerning the industrial use grandfather for the property at 6169 Lexington Road (Stuff Recycling) in 2012 and whether the use has been enlarged.


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

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

— Historical marker unveiling, 5 p.m. at 1225 Athens-Boonesboro Road. The marker documents Salt Springs Trace, one of the first marked trailed in Kentucky, and is being placed by Lower Howard’s Creek Nature and History Preserve and the Kentucky Historical Society.

— 72nd annual Clark County Farm Bureau members meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Clark County Farm Bureau, 115 S. Highland St.