Community calendar for Sept. 22, 2018

Published 12:04 pm Saturday, September 22, 2018


— Fall festival and vendor chili cookoff, 8 a.m. to noon at the Winchester-Clark County Farmers’ Market on Depot Street. There will be free hot apple cider, a fall basket giveaway, food tastings and kids activities. Taste chili made by local farmers and vote for your favorite.

— Adoption event, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at FairyTails Pet Spaw, 6049 Lexington Road. Visit with adoptable pets, take a “selphie” to help with social media exposure for the rescue, make a donation, raffles, sales and more. For more information, visit FairyTails Pet Spaw on Facebook.

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

— Gift of Life 5K Walk/Run, 9 a.m. at College Park, 15 Wheeler Ave. Race-day registration begins at 8 a.m. Register online at run For more information, email Charla Hylton at or call 737-7141. There will be live music from Prototype, a health fair, prize drawings, free food and drinks.

— Outside the Lines Adult Coloring, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Clark County Public Library.

— 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 Sponsored by Clark County Mental Health Taskforce. Other training set for Sept. 22.

— Car wash to benefit the Clark County Public Schools Migrant Education Program, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Campbell Junior High School.

— Mad Science, 1 p.m. at Clark County Public Library.

— Daniel Boone Show, 2 p.m. at Rose Mary C. Brooks Place, 200 Rose Mary Drive. Includes portrayal of Boone by Steven Caudill, Refreshments will be served.

— Job fair, 2 to 4 p.m. at Amazon, 1919 Rolling Hills Lane.


— 70th annual Chism family reunion, 1 p.m. at the Clark County Fish and Game Club. Potluck lunch will begin at 1:30 p.m.


— Grace Baptist Church Wild Game Event, 6 p.m. at the church, 5990 Lexington Road. There will be food, outdoor vendors and music from Wade Spencer. Visitors could win an ATV or other outdoor prizes. A donation of $5 is suggested. Call 744-3091 for more information.

— East Clark County Water District special meeting, 7 p.m. at 118 Hopkins Lane.


— Nonpartisan voter registration drive, 3 to 5 p.m. at Goodwill, 1509 Bypass Road.

— Family princess and pirate project, 4 to 6 p.m. at Clark County Public Library.

— Shearer Elementary School Family Resource Center Advisory Council meeting, 6 p.m. at the school.

— AARP Chapter 632 meeting, 6 p.m. at the James B. Allen Generations Center, 32 Meadow St. Sandra Mundy from the Clark County Health Department will speak. Everyone 50 years of age or older is invited.

— Rabies clinic, 6 to 8 p.m. at Clark County Veterinary Clinic, 116 Hud Road, $5 per animal. Sponsored by Clark County Veterinary Clinic and Clark County Health Department.

— Clark County Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Central Office, 1600 W. Lexington Ave. Agenda includes consideration and approval of the 2018-19 working budget. Meeting is open to the public.

— Meeting of Minds, 6:30 p.m. at Clark County Public Library.

— Clark County ASAP forum, includes Narcan training and information about Casey’s Law, 7 p.m., at Mountain Comprehensive Care Center, 114 S. Maple St.


— Tiny Tots session, 10 a.m. at Clark County Public Library.

— 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.


— Gentle yoga, 9:15 a.m. at Clark County Public Library.

— Story time, 11 a.m. at Clark County Public Library.

— Winchester Human Resources Association meeting, 11:30 a.m. at BCTC Winchester-Clark County Campus, 2020 Rolling Hills Lane. RSVP to

— The Winchester Sun 140th anniversary celebration, noon to 2 p.m. at The Sun office, 20 Wall St. Join us for lunch, prizes, tour of our building and meet-and-greet with staff.

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

— Winchester-Clark County Board of Zoning Adjustments meeting, 6 p.m. in rooms A and B at the Clark County Extension Office, 1400 Fortune Drive. The purpose of the meeting is an interpretation concerning the industrial use grandfathered in February 2013 for Stuff Recycling at 6169 Lexington Road and whether it has been enlarged. Open to the public.

— Local History Potluck Dinner program, 7 p.m. at Clark County Public Library. Dinner will be at 6:15 p.m.

— Teen movie night, 5:30 p.m. at Clark County Public Library.

— Manage Your Diabetes, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Clark Clinic B classroom at Clark Regional Medical Center, 175 Hospital Drive. Class will cover meal planning, lifestyle changes, weight management, understanding food labels, counting carbohydrates and motivation. The complimentary class for anyone diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes and their loved ones. For more information, contact Lyndsay Dixon at 737-8422 or

— Community voter forum hosted by Better Together Winchester, 6:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church Winchester, 37 N. Highland St., in the Family Life Center. Will feature discussion from city ballot candidates with contested races only.


— Tiny Tots session, 10 a.m. at Clark County Public Library.

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

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

— Boots and Barbecue to benefit Rose Mary C. Brooks Place, 6:30 p.m. at 200 Rose Mary Drive. Sponsored by Clark Regional Medical Center. Includes barbecue and fixings, free beer, music from The Bent Penny Band and an auction. Tickets are $60 each or $480 for a table of eight. For tickets or more information, call Carol Bennet at 745-4904 or email


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

— 11th annual “Friends of the Poor Walk,” 9 to 11 a.m., at College Park. The walk will raise funds to stock the St. Vincent de Paul Society’s food pantry which serves 60 to 90 families a month. For more information, visit If there is rain, the walk will be moved indoors to the College Park Gym.

— Serendipity! brunch and auction to benefit the Clark County Homeless Coalition, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Fire, 2410 W. Lexington Ave. Theme is “groovy 1960s retro fun.” Period attire is encouraged. Tickets are $30 each or $225 for a table of eight. For reservations or more information, call  744-8733.

— LEGO Club, 1 p.m. at Clark County Public Library.


— Vaughn family reunion, 1 p.m. at the Clark County Fish and Game Club on Iron Works Road. Table service will be provided. Bring potluck dishes and drinks. Friends and neighbors are welcome.


— Southwest Clark Neighborhood Association annual meeting, 6:15 p.m. at Waterfront Grille, 220 Athens-Boonesboro Road. Social time begins at 5 p.m. For more information, call 749-8639 or email

— Democratic Woman’s Club meeting, 6:30 p.m., at the Clark County Public Library. For more information, call 744-2136.


— Chamber of Commerce breakfast, 8 to 9:30 a.m. hosted by Alan Walter with State Farm, location TBD.

— Winchester Board of Commissioners special meeting, 4:30 p.m. at City Hall, 32 Wall St.

— Baker Intermediate School fall Title I night, 5 p.m. at the school.

— Freedom From Smoking class, 5:30 p.m. at Clark County Public Library, 370 S. Burns Ave. Classes meet for eight weeks and last less than two hours. Cost is a one-time $5 fee. Must attend all eight classes. To register, contact Angela Bereznak at 744-4482, ext. 1037.