Community calendar for Oct. 18, 2018

TODAY

— 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 at the door. 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 

— Toy drive by Clark County Firefighters Association, beginning at 9 a.m. at Rural King on Bypass Road. Firefighters will accept new toys or monetary donations. Toys can also be dropped off at any fire station in Clark County. Toys will be distributed to Clark County families near Christmas. For more information, call 745-0620.

— 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 at the door.  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

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

— Clark County GIS board meeting, 10 a.m. at the Winchester Municipal Utilities office, 150 N. Main St.

— 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.

— Clark County Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Central Office, 1600 W. Lexington Ave.

— 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.

— Winchester Pioneer Amateur Radio Club meeting, 7 p.m. at Golden Corral on Bypass Road. The meeting is open to anyone licensed or interested in the hobby. For more information, email ac4yd@arrl.net.

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 courts, located at the tennis courts. 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.

— First Settlers Homemakers bean soup supper, 5 to 8 p.m., at the First Settlers clubhouse on Old Boonesboro 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 in the courthouse. For more information, called the County Clerk’s Office at 745-0280, ext. 3.

— Earlene Conner book signing, 1 p.m. at Clark County Public Library.