Community calendar for Dec. 7, 2018

Published 9:32 am Friday, December 7, 2018

TODAY

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

— “Hope for the Holidays,” Relay for Life bazaar and silent auction, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Clark Regional Medical Center conference rooms.

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

— Open house at Rose Mary C. Brooks Place, 200 Rose Mary Drive, noon to 4 p.m. Tour efficiency apartments and cottages. Call 745-4904 for more information.

— Parents Night Out, 5 to 9 p.m. at Winchester-Clark County Parks and Recreation, 15 Wheeler Ave. Drop children off for pizza, games, crafts and more. Open to ages 1 to 12. Cost is $5 per child for pre-registered members or $10 per child for non-members or members the day-of. For more information, contact wccpr.programming@gmail.com.

— “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.

— 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.

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

— Diagnostic DNA cancer screening conducted by Accel Omega, 9 a.m. at the James B. Allen Generations Center, 32 Meadow St. The screening is free for those with Medicare B and if you or a close family member has had or currently has cancer. To be screened, you must provide a picture ID and insurance cards. For more information, call Diana Sims at 744-3235.

— 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.

— “Old Little Town of Trapp,” presentation, 6 to 8 p.m. at former Trapp Elementary. The free event will include a live nativity, a Christmas light display, cookies, cocoa and pictures with Santa Claus.

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.

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

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.

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

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

FRIDAY, DEC. 21

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

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

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 2

— 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, JAN. 3

— Clark County Public Schools return from winter break.

FRIDAY, JAN. 4

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

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

SATURDAY, JAN. 5

— Community prayer service, 10 a.m. at Cathedral Church of God, 3313 Lexington Road. All are invited to pray for community, elected officials, schools, first responders and more. In case of inclement weather, the service will be postponed to Jan. 12.

TUESDAY, JAN. 8

— Clark County Writers Group meeting, 6 p.m. at Clark County Public Library.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 9

— 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.

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

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

THURSDAY, JAN. 10

— The Telephone Pioneers luncheon, 11:30 a.m. at Jade Garden. All former and current Bell South and AT&T employees are invited to attend.