Community calendar for Sept. 7, 2018

Published 9:49 am Friday, September 7, 2018

TODAY

— 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 trails 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.

— The Winchester Chorale Christmas concert rehearsal, 7 p.m. at First Christian Church on Hickman Street. For more information, email casepeggy1@gmail.com.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 8

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

— “Reflections of a teacher’s heart: Honoring those who served,” a program for Oliver Street School alumni and friends, 2 p.m. at Broadway Baptist Church, 121 W. Broadway St. Honorees are Esther Howard Noland and Dr. Charles Anderson Black, Sr. Guest speaker will be Dr. Elaine Farris. Program hosted by Winchester Black History and Heritage Committee. For more information, call 744-7207 or 749-4186.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 9

— Goodman-Richardson family reunion at the home of Randy Goodman, 2551 Two Mile Road.

— National Grandparents Day lunch, 1:30 p.m. at Fountain Circle Care and Rehabilitation Center, 200 Glenway Road.

MONDAY, SEPT. 10

— Winchester-Clark County Chamber of Commerce golf scramble, 8:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Winchester Country Club, 410 Boone Ave. New format will accommodate more teams with less congestion on the course. Participating teams select tee time. Registration is $100 per person, which includes green fees, cart rental and lunch. Afternoon registration is limited to 24 teams. Appropriate golf attire will observed. Register by Sept. 3. Forms are available at 2 S. Maple St. or call 859-744-6420.

— Clark County Extension Council meeting, noon at the Extension Office, 1400 Fortune Drive. Guest speaker will be Debbie Barnes on the Vegetable Grower Mentor Program. The Council will also host a reception to welcome the new Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, Shonda Johnston.

— Alzheimer’s and dementia caregiver support group meeting, 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church. Use alley door for entrance. For more information, call Mary at 744-2524.

— GriefShare support group meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Calvary Christian Church, 15 Redwing Drive, room 210. GriefShare is a weekly support group to help rebuild you life after the death of a loved one. For more information, called Debbie Watson at 749-7092 or email dnwatson406@gmail.com.

— Winchester Chorale rehearsal for the annual Christmas concert, 7 p.m. at First Christian Church on Hickman Street. For more information, e-mail casepeggy1@gmail.com

TUESDAY, SEPT. 11

— 17th annual First Responders Blue Mass, 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Light lunch will follow the service, which is open to the community and all current or retired first responders.

— Winchester  GTE/Sylvania/Osram/UAW retirees meeting, 11:30 a.m. at Savannah’s Grill in Clay City. If the remodeling is not complete, go to Bruen’s in Stanton. All Winchester Sylvania former employees and retirees are welcome.

— Winchester Clark County Association of Churches meeting, 11:30 a.m., at Clark County Homeless Coalition, 19 Wainscott Ave.

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

— Clark County Board of Education public hearing on proposed tax rates, 6 p.m. at Central Office, 1600 W. Lexington Ave. Hearing will be followed by a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the same location. Meetings are open to the public.

— QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Suicide Prevention Training, 6 to 8 p.m. at Clark County Public Library. Learn to recognize the warning signs of suicide, offer hope, get help and save a life. Reservation is required. Call or text Shaye Walker at 859-230-3253 or email cswalker@bluegrass.org. Sponsored by Clark County Mental Health Taskforce. Other trainings set for Sept. 12, Sept. 18 and Sept. 22.

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

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 12

— Clark County Fiscal Court meeting, 9:30 a.m. at Clark County Courthouse.

— QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Suicide Prevention Training, 10 a.m. to noon at Clark County Public Library. Learn to recognize the warning signs of suicide, offer hope, get help and save a life. Reservation is required. Call or text Shaye Walker at 859-230-3253 or email cswalker@bluegrass.org. Sponsored by Clark County Mental Health Taskforce. Other trainings set for Sept. 18 and Sept. 22.

— 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. 13

— Public discussion about the recently-completed 814-kilowatt solar panel array at Sekisui S-Lec America, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Sekisui, 1200 Rolling Hills Lane. Solar Energy Solution, the vendor who installed the array, will be on hand to answer questions and provide information about solar energy option for commercial, residential and government applications. Refreshments will be provided.

— Clark County Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) meeting, 11:30 a.m. at The Cairn.

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

— Dangers in Plain Sight community education series, “Drugs hidden in plain sight,” 6:15 p.m. at BCTC Winchester-Clark County Campus, 2020 Rolling Hills Lane. For parents or guardians of students in kindergarten through 12th grade. A free dinner will be served at 5:15 p.m. For more information, contact Ramsey Flynn at 859-246-6573.

— Boonesboro Lions Club meeting, 7 p.m. at the clubhouse on Ford Hampton Road.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 14

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

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

— Ralley4Recovery remembrance walk, 5:30 p.m. at Cairn Coffee House and Clark County Courthouse. There will be a spaghetti supper from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Cairn along with pre-registration and a kids zone. A recovery thermometer and prayer tent will be set up at the courthouse. There will be worship, guest speakers, a remembrance walk and community prayer beginning at 6 p.m. Sponsored by Celebrate Recovery, Achieving Recovery Together and BCTC.

— Fall gardening session, 5:30 p.m. at Clark County Public Library. Topics include garden crops and methods for fall and early winter, storing garden crops for winter, off-season practices for disease management and wintertime garden soil improvements. Part of the Fall Farm, Landscape and Garden School sponsored by the Clark County Cooperative Extensive Service. RSVP by calling the extension office at 744-4682.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 15

— Run4Recovery 5K/10K, 7:30 a.m. at the Clark County Courthouse. registration begins at 6:45 a.m. An awards ceremony will be at 10:45 a.m. along with community prayer and closing ceremonies. The kids zone will be open from 7:30 to 11 a.m. For more information, visit achievingrecoverytoether.org, email info@achievingrecoverytogether.org or register at racesonline.com.

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

MONDAY, SEPT. 17

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

— Strode Station Elementary School book fair family night, 4 to 7 p.m. at the school.

— Strode Station Elementary School Title I math night family event, 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the school.

— 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.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 18

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

— QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Suicide Prevention Training, 10 a.m. to noon, 2 to 4 p.m. or 7 to 9 p.m. at Skinnovations, 501 W. Lexington Ave.