Community calendar for Oct. 13, 2018

Published 9:51 am Monday, October 15, 2018

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 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.

— 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. 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.

— Winchester Licensing Board meeting, 5 p.m. at Winchester City Hall, 32 Maple St.

— Clark County Landlords Association meeting,  6 to 7 p.m., at the Clark County Courthouse. Come at 5:30 p.m. for free food provided by Costco. Open Q and A session for all landlords. For more information, call Greg Wood at 744-3766.

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

— 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.

— Clark County Retired Teachers Association meeting, 11:30 a.m. at Woody’s on Bypass Road. Members will order lunch from the menu. Business meeting at 12:15 p.m. with guest speaker Beth Jones, program officer for The Greater Clark Foundation, who will describe the developments at Legacy Grove.  All retired teachers are encouraged to attend.

— Clark County Human Services Council meeting, noon at Arby’s. Representatives from all human services agencies serving Clark County are invited to attend.

— 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.

— Clark County Ag Development Council meeting, 7 p.m. in the Clark County Extension Service Annex Building.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 17

— Clark County Public Schools fall break.

— 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.

— Open house for downtown businesses, 5 to 6:30 p.m.

— 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

— Clark County Public Schools fall break.

— 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

— Clark County Public Schools fall break.

— 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.”

SATURDAY, OCT. 20 

— 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.

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.

— Save a Life: Overdose Prevention 101, 7 p.m. at Clark County Community Services, 30 Taylor Ave. Community forum to educate and prevent opiate- and heroin-related overdoses including free Narcan training. Learn about overdose causes, prevention and intervention; administering the overdose reversal drug Narcan, and Casey’s Law, which is involuntary treatment for loved ones. Anyone completing the training will receive a free Narcan kit. For more information ,visit clarkcountyasap.org.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24

— 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.

— “Mary Todd: A new American musical,” 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Clark County Public Library. Bluegrass Opera will present this world premiere music in honor of Mary Todd Lincoln’s 200th birthday. The story follows the future First Lady as she struggles to navigate the world of the American South as a teenager during the 1830s. Appropriate for audiences in fourth grade to adults. Admission is free.

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

THURSDAY, OCT. 25

— St. Agatha Academy spaghetti supper, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for lunch or 4:30 to 8 p.m. for dinner. Both offer dine-in or carry, while lunch offers delivery and dinner offers drive-through. Cost is $9 for adults and $7 for children. All meals include spaghetti with meat or marinara sauce, salad, breadstick, drink and dessert. For lunch delivery, order by 3 p.m. Wednesday online at saintagathaacademy.org/spaghetti or fax to 859-744-0268. All proceeds benefit the school.

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

— Strode Station Elementary School-based Decision-making Council meeting, 4 p.m. at the school.

— Heirloom seed treatment workshop, 5:30 p.m. at Clark County Extension Office, 1400 Fortune Drive. Learn how to treat your own heirloom seeds to minimize disease risks. Bring your own seeds. Limited to 30 participants. 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.

— Parent University, 6:30 p.m. at Conkwright Elementary School.

FRIDAY, OCT. 26

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

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

SATURDAY, OCT. 27

— 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.