Community Calendar for Oct. 10, 2018

TODAY

— 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.

— Clark County insurance committee meeting, 10 a.m., in the Clark County Courthouse conference room.

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

— Rose Mary C. Brooks Place open house, noon to 6 p.m., at 200 Rose Mary Drive. Refreshments and fall specials will be available.

— Clark County Christian Preschool and Daycare fall festival, 6 to 8 p.m. at First Church of God, 2500 Colby Road. The school has partnered with the Lexington Legends for the event to offer inflatables and visit with their mascot Bit L. CTE Cosmetology will offer hairstyling and nail painting. There will be a taco bar and live auction with destination baskets including Smokey Mountains, Louisville, Cincinnati and Indiana. Proceeds from the auction benefit the school. Admission is $5 for adults or $2.50 for children 5 and younger. For more information, call 745-6555.

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.

— Survivor 1775, 9 a.m. at Fort Boonesborough State Park, 4375 Boonesborough Road. Hands-on history event lets you participate as you learn about how to stay alive in the wilderness that would become Kentucky. With only a few time, you must find a way to stay alive. Start a fire, cook without pots and pans, make tools and more. Free with regular admission to the park, which is $8 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 to 12 and free for children younger than 6. For more information, contact bill.farmer@ky.gov.

— Friends of Dry Ridge potluck lunch, noon at Mt. Folly Farm, 3581 Schollsville Road. To RSVP, contact Bobbi Newell at rfpNewell@aol.com. Learn more at dryridge.org.

— 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

— Survivor 1775, 9 a.m. at Fort Boonesborough State Park, 4375 Boonesborough Road. Hands-on history event lets you participate as you learn about how to stay alive in the wilderness that would become Kentucky. With only a few time, you must find a way to stay alive. Start a fire, cook without pots and pans, make tools and more. Free with regular admission to the park, which is $8 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 to 12 and free for children younger than 6. For more information, contact bill.farmer@ky.gov.

— 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.

— 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

— Clark County Public Schools fall break.

— 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

— Clark County Public Schools fall break.

— 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.