Community calendar for Dec. 1, 2018

SATURDAY, DEC. 1

— Short Stacks for a Tall Cause fundraiser for Lady Veterans Connect, 8 to 10 a.m. at Applebee’s, 1525 W. Lexington Ave. Tickets are $8. To purchase tickets, call Kimberly Lawson at 859-595-3293.

— 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.

SUNDAY, DEC. 2

— Jingle Bell Craft and Vendor Fair fundraiser to support Lady Veterans Connect, noon to 5 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 37 N. Highland St. Vendor booths are $35. Admission is free. There will be a silent auction. Donations accepted. Contact Alicia Bishop at thevycboutique@gmail.com.

— “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, 5 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.

MONDAY, DEC. 3

— Clark County Fire Department Committee meeting, 9 a.m. at Clark County Fire Department Station 1, 200 Barnes Drive.

— George Rogers Clark High School-based Decision-making council meeting, 4 p.m. at the school.

— Administrative Hearing Board meeting, 5:30 p.m. at City Hall.

— 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 (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Winchester-Clark County holiday party, 6:30 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. RSVP by calling 749-3702 and bring a side dish to the party. Meetings are the first and third Monday of each month.

TUESDAY, DEC. 4

— AARP Chapter 632 meeting, 4:30 p.m. at the James B. Allen Generations Center, 32 Meadow St. Meeting will be canceled if Clark County schools are closed for weather.

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

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

— 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.

FRIDAY, DEC. 7

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

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

— 18th Century Christmas, 6 to 9 p.m. at Fort Boonesborough State Park. Visit the fort to hear about old world customs handed down to settlers and other early frontier traditions and goods. Sponsored by the Fort Boonesborough Foundation. Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for children ages 6 to 12. Children 6 and younger are free.

— “Ring the Bells!” featuring Rockland Road (formerly the Martin Family Circus) and special guest Chris Carpenter, 7:30 p.m. at Leeds Center for the Arts, 37 N. Main St. Tickets are $15 for adults or $10 for children, seniors or students. Purchase tickets by calling 744-6437, at leedscenter.org or at the door.

SATURDAY, DEC. 8

— Harold G. Epperson Detachment 1113 of the Marine Corps League meeting, 9 a.m. at City Hall.

— Pancakes with Santa, 9 to 11 a.m. at Strode Station Elementary School, 1750 Martin Luther King Drive. Open to the community.

— 18th Century Christmas, 1 to 4 p.m. at Fort Boonesborough State Park. Visit the fort to hear about old world customs handed down to settlers and other early frontier traditions and goods. Sponsored by the Fort Boonesborough Foundation. Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for children ages 6 to 12. Children 6 and younger are free.

— Communications Workers of America Local 3321 Christmas Party, 7 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Gym on Main Street. All former and active union members are invited to attend.

MONDAY, DEC. 10

— 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. 11

— Winchester Sylvania/ UAW retirees lunch gathering, 11:30 a.m. at the Corner Table in Clay City. All former Sylvania employees and retirees are welcome.

— Clark County Retired Teachers Association meeting, 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church. Enter through the side door on Hickman Street. Meat, bread and drinks will be provided by the Association. Members should bring either a salad, vegetable or dessert. Members are also asked to bring canned food or non-perishable food items for the annual food drive. Entertainment will be provided by Trish Torline, band director at Campbell Junior High School.

— Farmer Forum: Winter beef cattle feeding, 6 p.m. at the Clark County Extension Annex. Moderator will be Clark County Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources Clay Stamm. Participants will get an overview of winter feeding practices and two vastly different beef cattle operations. Session is free. RSVP by Dec. 7 by calling 744-4682.

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

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 12

— Clark County Fiscal Court meeting, 9:30 a.m. in the Clark County Courtroom.

— 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, DEC. 13

— Telephone Pioneers luncheon 11:30 a.m. at Applebee’s in Winchester. All former and current Bell South and AT&T employees are invited to attend.

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

— Chamber of Commerce after hours, 5 to 7 p.m. hosted by Kentucky Bank, location TBD.

FRIDAY, DEC. 14

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

— The African-American Series discussion on osteoporosis and healthy recipes, 11 a.m. at the Clark County Health Department. Park in the lower lot and join the group for a potluck. Bring a healthy dish to share. There will also be an ornament exchange. To participate, bring a wrapped ornament. All in the community are invited to attend. For more information, contact Cara O’Neill at 744-4482.

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

SATURDAY, DEC. 15

— Winchester-Clark County Farmers’ Market Christmas Market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 26 N. Main St. There will be meat, homemade breads, Kentucky Proud Christmas gifts, jams, jellies, honey, coffee, handcrafted jewelry, woodworking products and more. For more information, contact Julie Staton at julielstaton@yahoo.com or Molly Stotts at myfathersgarden@hotmail.com.

— Gingerbread house party, 3 to 6 p.m. at College Park Gymnasium, 15 Wheeler Ave. Pre-registration is $5 per builder and cost at the door is $8. All supplies will be provided. For more information, email Deborah Jackson at wccpr.programming@gmail.com.

MONDAY, DEC. 17

— 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 (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Winchester-Clark County support/educational meeting, 7 p.m. at McCrady 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, DEC. 18

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

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19

— 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, DEC. 20

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