Community calendar for Oct. 12, 2018

TODAY

— 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. Speaker will be GRC girls basketball coach Robbie Graham.

— 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.

— Ceremony honoring the 100th anniversary of World War I, 12:30 p.m. at the doughboy statue behind the Clark County Courthouse. Ceremony hosted by Hart Chapter DAR will honor soldiers who died during the war. There will be a presentation of the flag, some brief readings and statements. Descendants of the soldiers will be recognized and will be invited back to the Bluegrass Heritage Museum on Main Street to share memorabilia.

— 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 Boonesboro 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.