Community calendar for Oct. 6, 2018

SATURDAY, OCT. 6

— WinSprint Triathlon, 8 a.m. at Winchester-Clark County Parks and Recreation, 15 Wheeler Ave. Includes a 400M swim, 10K bike ride and 5K run. Race is open to all levels. Road and stationary bikes will be included.

— State waste tire disposal event, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the state highway department, 1055 Early Drive. Free tire disposal. Tires from scrap or salvage yards, recycling facilities or tire retailers, off road equipment; solid, foam or calcium-filled tires, or tires with a bead greater than 1-3/4 inches will not be accepted. Sponsored by the KY Division of Waste Management and Clark County Solid Waste. For more information, call Clark County Solid Waste at 737-0303 or visit nomorelitter.org.

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

— Lady Veterans Connect yard sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the former Trapp Elementary, 11400 Irvine Road. Spaces available at $20 each. For more information, call 859-314-4325 or email info@ladyveteransconnect.org.

— Scarecrow festival, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Beech Springs Farm Market, 4776 Old Boonesboro Road. Cost if $5 per family, which include pumpkin painting, hay ride, games and a hot dug lunch. Proceeds benefit STRIDE, a therapeutic program for individuals with disabilities located in Winchester.

— Raney family reunion, 1 p.m. at Ruckerville Church of Christ on Old Ruckerville Road. Table service will be provided. Bring a potluck dishes and drinks. Friends are welcome.

— Clark County Scouters Association Camporee community event, 1 to 4 p.m. at Mt. Carmel Church, 3455 Wades Mill Road. All Clark County students interested in scouting are encouraged to attend to learn more about scouting and participate in activities like pioneering, Dutch oven cooking and Scouting games. Bring water.

— Beekeepers Field Day hosted by Clark and Powell county extension services, 2 p.m. at 200 New Log Lick Road. Hands-on demonstration of working hives, fall hive inspection and discussion of fall and winter prep activities will be included. Bring hive-working attire. Some veils and gloves will be available for those who are not beekeepers, but call ahead to notify they will be needed. For more information or to RSVP, call 744-4682.

— Benefit for Winchester flooding victims, 5 to 8 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church on French Avenue. There will be special singers.

MONDAY, OCT. 8

— Title I and family night, 5 p.m. at Conkwright Elementary School.

— Alzheimer’s and dementia caregiver support group meeting, 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church. Pharmacist Daniela Moga will speak about medications not recommended for senior citizens. Use alley door for entrance. For more information, call Mary at 744-2524.

TUESDAY, OCT. 9

— Absentee voting opens for voters who will be out of town between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. on general election day, Nov. 6. Office hours for absentee voting are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Clark County Clerk’s Office in the courthouse. For more information, called the County Clerk’s Office at 745-0280, ext. 3.

— Winchester-Clark County Association of Churches meeting, 11:30 a.m. at Christview Christian Church, 3133 Boonesboro Road.

— Winchester GTE/Sylvania/Osram/UAW retirees lunch gathering, 11:30 a.m. at the lodge in Natural Bridge State Park. All Winchester Sylvania retirees and former employees are welcome.

— Strode Station literacy night, 5 to 7 p.m. at Clark County Public Library.

— Urban Renewal and Community Development Agency board meeting, 5:30 p.m. at Winchester City Hall.

— Clark County Writers Group meeting, 6 p.m. at Clark County Public Library.

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

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10

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

— Fall Futsal Lunch League meeting, 1 p.m. at College Park. Every Wednesday throughout October, there will be free pickup futsal games at the College Park futsal course, located at the tennis course. Open to anyone 18 and older.

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

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

THURSDAY, OCT. 11

— Chamber of Commerce breakfast, 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Winchester Fire-EMS, 44 N. Maple St.

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

— Clark County Preschool fall festival, 5 p.m. at the school.

— Strawberry production workshop, 5 p.m. at Fallis Farm, 3070 Ecton Road. Topics include plasticulture strawberry production, variety selection and planting, weed control, frost protection systems, economics and plasticulture strawberries. 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.

— Strode Station Elementary School PTO meeting, 6 p.m. at the school.

— Second Thursday program 6 p.m., at Bluegrass Heritage Museum, 217 S. Main St. Anne Shelby from the Kentucky Humanities will portray Chautauqua character Aunt Molly Jackson, pistol packin’ woman. Jackson lived for nearly 50 years in the coal camps of Southeastern Kentucky, where her father, brothers, husband and sons were miners. Aunt Molly delivered babies, nursed the sick and wrote and sang songs about the coal miners’ lives. The program is free. The museum is handicapped accessible; doors open at 6 p.m. Refreshments will follow the program.

FRIDAY, OCT. 12

— George Rogers Clark High School college and career fair, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Employers interested in talking with high school students about careers should contact John Lennon at 859-744-6111 ext. 3012 or john.lennon@clark.kyschools.us.

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

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

SATURDAY, OCT. 13

— Absentee voting open for voters who will be out of town between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. on general election day, Nov. 6. Office hours for absentee voting are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Clark County Clerk’s Office in the courthouse. For more information, called the County Clerk’s Office at 745-0280, ext. 3.

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

— Edwards Desserts Town Takeover, 1 to 4 p.m. in downtown Winchester (South Main Street between Lexington Avenue and Court Street). Free event will feature complimentary slices of Edwards creme pie, a live band and family-friendly activities, including a photo booth and face painting.

— 100th birthday celebration for Irene V. Woosley, 2 to 5 p.m. at Central Baptist Church fellowship hall.

SUNDAY, OCT. 14

— Downtown Winchester Urban Loft Tour, 2 p.m. Explore the iconic architecture and hidden gems tucked into the downtown district.

— C3DC Future of Success block party, 4:30 to 7 p.m. at Clark County Child Development Center, 41 N. Main St. There will be food, live music, a tour of the facility, pre-enrollment and face painting. The “Faces of Future” mural will be unveiled at 5:15 p.m.

MONDAY, OCT. 15

— Absentee voting open for voters who will be out of town between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. on general election day, Nov. 6. Office hours for absentee voting are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Clark County Clerk’s Office in the courthouse. For more information, called the County Clerk’s Office at 745-0280, ext. 3.

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

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

TUESDAY, OCT. 16

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

— Winchester City Commission meeting, 5:30 p.m. at City Hall.

— 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, OCT. 17

— 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.

— Breast cancer awareness luncheon, noon in the Meyer Conference Room at Clark Regional Medical Center. Learn about the benefits of 3D mammography and the importance of early screening detection. To RSVP, contact Sarah Alexander at 737-8564 or sarah.alexander@lpnt.net.

— Fall Futsal Lunch League meeting, 1 p.m. at College Park. Every Wednesday throughout October, there will be free pickup futsal games at the College Park futsal course, located at the tennis course. Open to anyone 18 and older.

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

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

THURSDAY, OCT. 18

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

— Clark County Agency for Substance Abuse Policy meeting, 1:30 p.m. at city hall. Open to the public.

— Clark County Agriculture Development Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Clark County Extension Office, 1400 Fortune Drive.

FRIDAY, OCT. 19

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

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

— Halloween festival, 6:30 to 10 p.m. at Winchester-Clark County Parks and Recreation, 15 Wheeler Ave. Haunted house, haunted swamp, cider, popcorn, pumpkin painting and more. Tickets are $5 until Oct. 18 or $8 the dates oft he event. Tickets in groups of 10 can be purchased for $4 each before Oct. 18.

— Moonlight Movie Nights Halloween tent-n-treat, 7 p.m. at Bluegrass Community and Technical College, 2020 Rolling Hills Lane. Trunk-n-treat will be followed by a showing of “The Greatest Showman.”

SUNDAY, OCT. 21

— Descendants and friends of William F. and Mollie Shimfessel Berryman potluck lunch, 1 p.m. at the Clark County Fish and Game Club on Water Works Road. Doors will open at noon. Bring memorabilia and photos for show and tell to recount family stories. For more information, call 744-0025.

MONDAY, OCT. 22

— Absentee voting open for voters who will be out of town between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. on general election day, Nov. 6. Office hours for absentee voting are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Clark County Clerk’s Office in the courthouse. For more information, called the County Clerk’s Office at 745-0280, ext. 3.

— Candidates forum, 6 p.m. at the Clark County Extension Office, 1400 Fortune Drive.

TUESDAY, OCT. 23

— Special Winchester Board of Commissioners meetings, 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. at Winchester City Hall.

— Landscape tree planting and care, 5:30 p.m. at Clark County Public Library. Topics include fall tree planting, tree care and maintenance and fall landscape pruning.

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.

— Candidates forum, 6 p.m. at the Clark County Extension Office, 1400 Fortune Drive.