Community calendar for April 12, 2019

Published 9:52 am Monday, April 15, 2019


— 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.

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— 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.

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

— 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. 

— Clark County Distinguished Citizen’s Dinner hosted by the Clark County Friends of Scouting Committee, 6:30 p.m. at Blue Isle Restaurant at the Winchester Country Club. RSVP to There is no charge for dinner, but donations are accepted.

— East Clark County Water District board meeting, 7 p.m. at 118 Hopkins Lane.

— 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.


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

— “Healthy Feet Keep You Moving,” 10 a.m. at Skinnovations. The feet are the foundation of your body. Learn how your feet can affect your overall health and wellness and tips on how to keep your feet healthy. Every participant will leave with a daily foot inspection checklist. Call 859-556-5913 or email to register for the class.

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

— “Taking Care of Ourselves as We Age,” 6 p.m. at Clark County Extension Office. This interactive program highlights keys aimed at helping individuals through the aging process, including nutrition, physical and mental activity. Pre-registration is required by calling 859-744-4682. Class will be taught by Family & Consumer Sciences Agent Shonda Johnston.

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

— Celebrate Recovery meeting, 7 p.m. at Calvary Christian Church, 15 Redwing Drive. CR is a Christ-centered recovery program based on the eight Beatitudes, the 12 Steps and their Biblical comparison. There are also programs fro children kindergarten to 12 years and also for teens age 13 to 19. Childcare is provided for children up to 4 years old. Meeting are held each Tuesday. For more information, called Dickie Everman at 744-0817.


— “Coffee With Your Congressman,” with Rep. Andy Barr, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Cairn Coffee House, 17 S. Main St. Event is open to th public.

— 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.

— Dr. Jean Jackson’s nutrition basics, 6 p.m. at Bluegrass Community and Technical College. Explore the fundamentals of eating for health and wellness. Learn about nutrient recommendations, food groups and labels, portion sizes, fad diets and guidelines for physical activity and weight loss.


— Clark County Agency for Substance Abuse Policy (ASAP) meeting, 1:30 p.m. at city hall.