Community calendar for April 10, 2019

Published 11:21 am Wednesday, April 10, 2019


  Winchester-Clark County Chamber of Commerce breakfast, 8 to 9:30 a.m. hosted by Partners in Education at Baker Intermediate School, 1645 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

— Clark County Fiscal Court, 9:30 a.m., at the Clark County Courthouse.

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— 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.

— Wednesday Walk, noon to 12:30 p.m. at the The Traveling Trail on Bypass Road. Join naturalist Erin Sliney for light stretches and a stroll around the 1-mile walking path.

— 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.

— Whole30, 6:30 p.m. at Clark County Public Library. Come learn about this eating plan from someone who successfully maneuvered the Whole30 and is reaping the benefits.


— The Telephone Pioneers luncheon, 11:30 a.m. at DJ’s Bar and Grill. All former and current Bell South and AT&T employees are invited to attend.

— “Establishing a Meditation Practice for Stress Reduction,” 6 p.m. at College Park Gym. Instructor Cindy Reed is a licensed clinical social worker with a master’s degree from UK and 20 years experience in the field. The class will be a mix of education and practice. All levels of physical ability are welcome.

— Disc golf beginners clinic, 6 p.m. at Iron Works Disc Golf Course. Open to all levels of players, including the earliest beginner. Learn the rules of the game and basic play. Loaner discs will be available to all who attend.

— Bluegrass Heritage Museum Second Thursday program, 6:30 p.m. at 217 S. Main St. Speaker will be Kelly Brengelman as Madeline McDowell Breckinridge with her presentation “Votes for Women.” The program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 745-1358.


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

— Grocery store tour, 10 a.m. at Kroger. Join a registered dietitian on a tour to learn how to make healthy food choices, save money and read food labels to improve wellness. Instructor will be located in the shopping cart area with a clipboard. Class size limited to four people. RSVP at to reserve your spot.

— Winchester Rotary Club meeting, noon at Woody’s, 923 Bypass Road. Guest speaker will be Darcy Weaver of the American Red Cross.

— Open house at Brooks Place, noon to 4 p.m. Tour the community, located at 200 Rose Mary Drive, and learn about assisted and independent living. Call 745-4904 for more information.

— 30th annual Boonesboro Lioness Auction to benefit Hospice East at First Church of God gym, 2500 Colby Road. Bake sale begins at 4 p.m. Auction begins at 6 p.m. with Woodrow Wilson as auctioneer. Refreshments will be served. Open to the public. For more information or to donate to the auction, call Hospice East at 744-9866 or 800-398-9866.


— Building Hope community breakfast, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Central Baptist, 101 W. Lexington Ave. Hosted by Habitat for Humanity of Madison and Clark Counties. There will be a silent auction and donations to the program will be accepted. Learn more about Habitat and how the program benefits individuals with housing needs in the community. RSVP by calling 859-625-9208.

— Easter egg hunt, 11 a.m. at Beech Springs Farm Market. Admission is $5 per child and free for adults.

— Greater St. James CME Church community outreach, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Heritage Park on Washington Street. The church will serve free food for the community.

— Whole30, 10 a.m. at Clark County Public Library. Learn about this eating plan from someone who successfully maneuvered the Whole30 program and is reaping the benefits.


— Disc golf beginners clinic, 2 p.m. at Iron Works Disc Golf Course.  Open to all levels of players, including the earliest beginner. Learn the rules of the game and basic play. Loaner discs will be available to all who attend.


— AARP income tax preparation assistance, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Central Baptist Church annex, 101 W. Lexington Ave. Service is free for all taxpayers through the AARP Tax-Aide Foundation. Taxpayers should bring their previous year’s return and all documentation for 2018 income, proof of taxes paid and contributions required for those who itemize. Last day for the program.

— Clark County Retired Teachers Association meeting, 11:30 a.m. at Woody’s. Members will order from the menu. Business meeting will begin at 12:15 p.m. Guest speakers will be Brenda McGowan, who will discuss the current pension situation, and Sharron Oxendine, who will focus on the outcomes of the recently-completed legislative session. All retired teachers are encouraged to attend.

— “Healthy Choices for Every Body” series, noon at the Clark County Extension Office. The Healthy Choice for Every Body series is designed to educate the whole family with new ways to eat healthy and exercise for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Each lesson of this series will include a recipe demonstration and tips on topics such as meal planning, eating better on a budget, and weight management. There will be drawings and prizes for participation. Pre-registration is required by calling the extension office at 744-4682. Taught by Nutrition Education Program Assistant Sandy Kennedy.

— Clark County Landlord Association meeting, 6 p.m. in the Clark County Courthouse fiscal court room. Led by John Hendricks of Rowady Hendricks Law, PSC. Food provided at 5:30 p.m. meet and greet. Bring questions and share with other landlords.

— Celebrate Recovery at Grace Baptist Church, 5990 Lexington Road. Dinner is at  6 p.m., large group at 7 p.m., small groups at 8 p.m. and dessert and fellowship at 9 p.m. Child care available. For a ride, call Vern at 859-595-5816 before 5 p.m. Mondays. For more information call David Tobin at 859-771-2812. 

— NAMI Winchester-Clark County (National Alliance on Mental Illness) support and 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.