Community calendar for Oct. 9, 2018

Published 9:57 am Tuesday, October 9, 2018


— 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.

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— 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.


— 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.


— 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.