Community calendar for Nov. 3, 2018

Published 2:26 pm Saturday, November 3, 2018

SATURDAY, NOV. 3

— 25th annual country Christmas open house, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at The Craft Nook, 1007 W. Lexington Ave.

— Fun festival, 3 to 5 p.m. at Oliver School gymnasium. Admission is free. Includes inflatables, games, hot dogs, popcorn, cotton candy and more for all children elementary-age and younger. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

— “Living Room Reset” with Kirk Cameron, live in person, 7 p.m. at Central Baptist Church, 101 W. Lexington Ave. Join Cameron for a heartfelt conversation about what matters most to us as husbands, wives and parents.

SUNDAY, NOV. 4

— 25th annual country Christmas open house, noon to 5 p.m. at The Craft Nook, 1007 W. Lexington Ave.

“Meet Me at the Pole” prayer for the coming election, 3 p.m. in front of the Clark County Courthouse. 

— Midnight bingo special, 12:01 a.m. to 3:30 a.m. at Rainbow Bingo Hall, 4449 Rockwell Road. All proceeds benefit the Knights of Columbus.

MONDAY, NOV. 5

— “Healthy living for your brain and body,” present by the Alzheimer’s Association, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the James B. Allen Generations Center, 32 Meadow St. Registration is required by calling 1-800-272-3900.

Celebrate Recovery meeting, Grace Baptist Church. 5990 Lexington Road. Dinner begins at 6 p.m. followed by large group at 7 p.m., small groups at 8 p.m., and dessert and fellowship at 9 p.m. For more information, contact David Tobin at 771-2812.

— 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, NOV. 6

— Election day. Polls will be open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. For information about voting, including voting location and registration status, visit govoteky.org.

— East Kentucky Power Cooperative veterans career fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

— Clark County FFA Alumni meeting, 5:30 p.m. at the GRC agriculture department. For more information, contact president Melissa Clark at 749-0917 or ag advisor Terra Pigg at 749-9675.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7

— 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.

— Clark County High School Class of 1948 meeting, 11:30 a.m. at DJ’s on Bypass Road.

— Winchester Kiwanis Club meeting, noon at Taste of China, 600 Bypass Road.

— Kentucky Picture Show, 2 p.m. at Clark County Public Library.

— Baker Intermediate School-based Decision-making Council meeting, 3:30 p.m. in the school’s library at 1645 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

THURSDAY, NOV. 8

— Downtown Holiday Hop, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Main Street.

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

— Administrative Hearing Board meeting, 5 p.m. at Winchester City Hall, 32 Wall St.

— Strode Station Elementary School PTO meeting, 6 p.m.

— Dangers in Plain Sight community education series, “Dangers of social media,” 6:15 p.m. at BCTC Winchester-Clark County Campus, 2020 Rolling Hills Lane. For parents or guardians of students in kindergarten through 12th grade. A free dinner will be served at 5:15 p.m. For more information, contact Ramsey Flynn at 859-246-6573.

— Bluegrass Heritage Museum Second Thursday Program, 6:30 p.m. at the museum, 217 S. Main St. The program, presented by George Campbell, will honor the Honor Flight with Vietnam veterans. Refreshments will be provided after the free program. Call 745-1358 for more information.

FRIDAY, NOV. 9

— Veterans Day breakfast, 8 a.m. at Baker Intermediate School. There will be an assembly honoring veterans at 9:30 a.m. in the school’s gymnasium.

— Strode Station Elementary School Veterans Day celebration, 8:30 a.m. Will include an assembly and light refreshments.

— Downtown Holiday Hop, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Main Street.

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

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

— Veterans recognition service, 1 p.m. in front of Justice Elementary School, 350 Mt. Sterling Road.

— Disney’s “Aladdin Jr.,” 7:30 p.m. at Leeds Center for the Arts. Tickets are $8 to $15 and are available at leedscenter.org. All seats are reserved seating only.

SATURDAY, NOV. 10

— Winchester Kiwanis Club annual pancake breakfast, 7 to 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church. All you can eat pancakes, sausage, gravy, eggs, biscuits, orange juice, milk and coffee. Tickets are $7 in advance or $8 at the door for adults or $5 in advance or $6 at the door for children (maximum $25 per family). Advance tickets available at Central Bank on North Maple Street, Traditional Bank on Colby Road, MinutMan Press on Bypass Road or from any Kiwanis Club member.

— Veterans appreciation breakfast, 9 a.m. at Trinity Church of God, 285 Winn Ave.

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.

— Turkey Trot 5K, 9:30 a.m. at Lykins Park on Mount Sterling Road. Proceeds benefit Clark County Community Services.

— Downtown Holiday Hop, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Main Street.

— Mingle and Jingle at Beech Springs Farm Market, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be music, gift baskets to purchase, a variety of desserts to sample and 10 percent off total order. Market is located at 4776 Old Boonesboro Road.

— Holiday Shopping Extravaganze, 1 to 5 p.m. at Holiday Inn Express and Suites, 100 Winchester Plaza. There will be several vendors selling merchandise, along with snacks, prizes and more.

— Disney’s “Aladdin Jr.,” 7:30 p.m. at Leeds Center for the Arts. Tickets are $8 to $15 and are available at leedscenter.org. All seats are reserved seating only.

SUNDAY, NOV. 11

— Downtown Holiday Hop, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Main Street.

— Veterans Day program, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the James B. Allen Generations Center, 32 Meadow St.

— Disney’s “Aladdin Jr.,” 2:30 p.m. at Leeds Center for the Arts. Tickets are $8 to $15 and are available at leedscenter.org. All seats are reserved seating only.

MONDAY, NOV. 12

— Veterans Day ceremony and breakfast, 9 a.m. at Campbell Junior High School, 620 Boone Ave.

— Veterans appreciation dinner, 5 to 9 p.m. at Golden Corral.

Celebrate Recovery meeting, Grace Baptist Church. 5990 Lexington Road. Dinner begins at 6 p.m. followed by large group at 7 p.m., small groups at 8 p.m., and dessert and fellowship at 9 p.m. For more information, contact David Tobin at 771-2812.

— “Paint Pawrty,” 6 p.m. at FairyTails Pet Spaw. Cost is $50 to paint and customize a paw-shaped door hanger. All proceed benefits the FairyTails adoption program. Must register and pay in advance with check, cash or PayPal. Call 744-7729 for more information. Light refreshments will be served.

— Democratic Woman’s Club of Clark County meeting, 6 p.m. at Woody’s on Bypass Road.

— Alzheimer’s and dementia caregiver support group meeting, 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church. Use alley door for entrance. For more information, call Mary at 744-2524.

TUESDAY, NOV. 13

— Winchester GTE/Sylvania/Osram/UAW retirees lunch, 11:30 a.m., at The Blue Isle on Shoppers Drive in Winchester. All former Sylvania employees and retirees are welcome.

— Little Tumblers, 6:15 p.m. at Winchester-Clark County Parks and Recreation, 15 Wheeler Ave. Fundamentals of gymnastics class for ages 3 to 6. Meets Tuesdays from 6:15 to 7 p.m. Cost is $40 per child or $30 per child with a parks and rec family membership. For more information, call 744-9554.

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

— VFW Post 2728 and VFW Auxiliary meeting, 7 p.m. at 116 Sterling St.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14

— Phone lines open for Operation Happiness registration. All participants wishing to receive food boxes and winter gear must pre-register by calling 859-737-3636 or at Clark County Community Service, 30 Taylor Ave. Participants must be Clark County residents. Children must be enrolled or registered with Clark County Public School. The Day of Giving, Dec. 19, will include food, hats, coats, a hot meal and a visit from Santa.

— 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.

— Kentucky Picture Show, 2 p.m. at Clark County Public Library.

THURSDAY, NOV. 15

— Last day for yard waste collection (green curb-its, bagged grass, bagged leaves, etc.) by Winchester Municipal Utilities. Any yard waste collected after this date can be placed at the curb on the solid waste pick up date for disposal.

— 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.

— American flag retirement ceremony, 5 p.m. at George Rogers Clark High School. GRC JROTC cadets will properly retire unserviceable American flags.

— Chamber of Commerce after hours, 5 to 7 p.m. at Neely and Wade Insurance Company, 31 W. Hickman St.

— Campbell Junior High School and Strode Station Elementary School production of “Mary Poppins,” 6:30 p.m. at Campbell Junior High School, 620 Boone Ave.

FRIDAY, NOV. 16

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

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

— Campbell Junior High School and Strode Station Elementary School production of “Mary Poppins,” 6:30 p.m. at Campbell Junior High School, 620 Boone Ave.

— Disney’s “Aladdin Jr.,” 7:30 p.m. at Leeds Center for the Arts. Tickets are $8 to $15 and are available at leedscenter.org. All seats are reserved seating only.

SATURDAY, NOV. 17

— Campbell Junior High School holiday vendor bazaar, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the school, 620 Boone Ave. There will be crafts, silent auction, concessions and more.

— Winchester First Bank’s Winchester Art Guild showcase and market, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at WFB Main Street and Bypass Road locations. Market highlights local artists for upcoming holiday season.

— Fall brunch at Holly Rood, 11 a.m. at 28 Beckner St. Tickets are $20. All proceeds benefits the ongoing work on the historic home of Kentucky’s 12th governor, James Clark. Tickets are limited and can be purchase day calling 745-6664 or 333-9488.

— Disney’s “Aladdin Jr.,” 7:30 p.m. at Leeds Center for the Arts. Tickets are $8 to $15 and are available at leedscenter.org. All seats are reserved seating only.

SUNDAY, NOV. 18

— Disney’s “Aladdin Jr.,” 2:30 p.m. at Leeds Center for the Arts. Tickets are $8 to $15 and are available at leedscenter.org. All seats are reserved seating only.

MONDAY, NOV. 19

— Winchester-Clark County Industrial Authority meeting, 9 a.m. at 2 S. Maple St.

Celebrate Recovery meeting, Grace Baptist Church. 5990 Lexington Road. Dinner begins at 6 p.m. followed by large group at 7 p.m., small groups at 8 p.m., and dessert and fellowship at 9 p.m. For more information, contact David Tobin at 771-2812.

— 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, NOV. 20

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

— Clark County Human Service Council meeting, noon at Arby’s. Representatives of all human service agencies serving Clark County are invited.

— Winchester Board of Commissioners meeting, 5:30 p.m. at City Hall.

— 100th birthday celebration for Michael Rowady, 5:30 to 8 p.m. at The Club at UK’s Spindletop Hall, 3414 Iron Works Pike, Lexington. RSVP to Ashley at 744-3251.

— Little Tumblers, 6:15 p.m. at Winchester-Clark County Parks and Recreation, 15 Wheeler Ave. Fundamentals of gymnastics class for ages 3 to 6. Meets Tuesdays from 6:15 to 7 p.m. Cost is $40 per child or $30 per child with a parks and rec family membership. For more information, call 744-9554.

— Clark County 4-H Council meeting, 6:30 p.m. at 1400 Fortune Drive.

— Winchester Lions Club meeting, 7 p.m., at Arby’s on Bypass Road.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 21

— 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.

— Kentucky Picture Show, 2 p.m. at Clark County Public Library.

THURSDAY, NOV. 22

— Thanksgiving.

FRIDAY, NOV. 23

— Black Friday.

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

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

SATURDAY, NOV. 24

— Small Business Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Shop downtown Winchester on the Saturday after Thanksgiving for “Black Friday” deals without the crowds and hustle.

— Winter Trade Days, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Fort Boonesborough State Park. 18th Century merchant and traders in period clothing will set up shops in cabins and blockhouses at the fort. All items for sale at typical of items available in the 18th Century. Free. For more information, contact Bill Farmer at bill.farmer@ky.gov.

SUNDAY, NOV. 25

— Winter Trade Days, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Fort Boonesborough State Park. 18th Century merchant and traders in period clothing will set up shops in cabins and blockhouses at the fort. All items for sale at typical of items available in the 18th Century. Free. For more information, contact Bill Farmer at bill.farmer@ky.gov.

MONDAY, NOV. 26

Celebrate Recovery meeting, Grace Baptist Church. 5990 Lexington Road. Dinner begins at 6 p.m. followed by large group at 7 p.m., small groups at 8 p.m., and dessert and fellowship at 9 p.m. For more information, contact David Tobin at 771-2812.

TUESDAY, NOV. 27

— Clark County Community Foundation GoodGiving Challenge chili cook-off, 5 to 7 p.m. at College Park Gym. All participating nonprofits from Clark County will partner with local restaurants to prepare chili for at least 175 samples. Awards will be given to nonprofits that receive the most votes.

— Little Tumblers, 6:15 p.m. at Winchester-Clark County Parks and Recreation, 15 Wheeler Ave. Fundamentals of gymnastics class for ages 3 to 6. Meets Tuesdays from 6:15 to 7 p.m. Cost is $40 per child or $30 per child with a parks and rec family membership. For more information, call 744-9554.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 28

— Clark County Fiscal Court meeting, 9:30 a.m. at courthouse.

— Winchester Kiwanis Club meeting, noon at Taste of China, 600 Bypass Road.

— Kentucky Picture Show, 2 p.m. at Clark County Public Library.

— Free team trivia hosted by Clark County Public Library, 7 p.m. at Engine House Pizza Pub.

THURSDAY, NOV. 29

— Chamber of Commerce breakfast, 8 to 9:30 a.m. at CC’s Closet, 30 Taylor Ave.

— 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.

FRIDAY, NOV. 30

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

— Empty Bowls fundraiser to support Clark County Community Services, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 130 Windridge Drive. Raises awareness of hunger in the community. For $15, pick a hand thrown bowl made by local potters. Bowls will be filled with homemade vegetable soup.

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

— 21st Century Magic live, 7 p.m. at Leeds Center for the Arts. Tickets are $15 to $50 at leedscenter.org.

SATURDAY, DEC. 1

— Breakfast with Santa, 8 to 11 a.m. at Shearer Elementary School

— 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.

— “Voices and Hearts As One,” the annual Christmas concert presented by the Winchester Chorale, 2:30 to 4 p.m. at First Christian Church, 24 E. Hickman St. Entry is free, but donations are appreciated.

— Christmas parade, 6 p.m. on Main Street. Theme is “Santa’s Workshop.” Sponsored by the masons of Right Angle Lodge No. 233 F&M. Register a float or learn more at downtownwinchesterky.org.

SUNDAY, DEC. 2

— “Voices and Hearts As One,” the annual Christmas concert presented by the Winchester Chorale, 2:30 to 4 p.m. at First Christian Church, 24 E. Hickman St. Entry is free, but donations are appreciated.

MONDAY, DEC. 3

Celebrate Recovery meeting, Grace Baptist Church. 5990 Lexington Road. Dinner begins at 6 p.m. followed by large group at 7 p.m., small groups at 8 p.m., and dessert and fellowship at 9 p.m. For more information, contact David Tobin at 771-2812.

TUESDAY, DEC. 4

— Winchester Board of Commissioners meeting, 4:30 p.m. at City Hall.

— Little Tumblers, 6:15 p.m. at Winchester-Clark County Parks and Recreation, 15 Wheeler Ave. Fundamentals of gymnastics class for ages 3 to 6. Meets Tuesdays from 6:15 to 7 p.m. Cost is $40 per child or $30 per child with a parks and rec family membership. For more information, call 744-9554.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 5

— 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.

— Kentucky Picture Show, 2 p.m. at Clark County Public Library.

— Baker Intermediate School-based Decision-making Council meeting, 3:30 p.m. in the school’s library at 1645 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

THURSDAY, DEC. 6

— Chamber of Commerce breakfast, 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Bluegrass Heritage Museum, 217 S. Main St.

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