Community calendar for April 16, 2019

Published 9:45 am Tuesday, April 16, 2019


— 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.

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— 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. Guest speakers are Jennifer Gulley and Rebecca Kissick of the Clark County Health Department on the department’s H.A.N.D.S. program. Program chair is Kiwanian Margaret Beatty.  

— 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.

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

  Winchester-Clark County Chamber of Commerce after hours, 5 to 7 p.m. at Neely and Wade Insurance along with Winchester Rotary Club, 31 W. Hickman St.

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


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

— Good Friday cross walk and unity service, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Walk begins at Winchester Municipal Utilities, 150 N. Main St., and is followed by the service at noon at First Christian Church, 24 E. Hickman St. The offering will benefit the transient ministry program at Clark County Community Services. Pastor Allan Hutchinson of First Church of God will preach. A light lunch will follow the service.

— Winchester Rotary Club meeting, noon at Woody’s, 923 Bypass Road. Guest speaker is Dr. Michael Benson, president of Eastern Kentucky University. 


— 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 eight people. RSVP at to reserve your spot.

— Family Fun Day for Child Abuse Prevention Month, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Clark County Preschool. There will be food, inflatables, an Easter egg hunt and displays from community vendors.

— Swimming workshop, 10:30 a.m. at College Park Gym. Learn how to swim laps or make your swim strokes more refined. Proper swim attire, towel, water bottle and goggles are recommended. All swimming abilities welcomed. Email with questions.

— Underwater Easter egg hunt, noon at College Park gym, 15 Wheeler Ave. Open swim for all ages begins at noon. Egg hunt begins at 1 p.m. Open to ages 14 and younger. Cost is $5 and includes swimming before and after the event. Pre-register by April 19.

— George Rogers Clark High School football golf scramble, 1 p.m. at the Winchester Country Club. Cost is $75 per person or $300 for a team of four.

— Smart 911 seminar, 2 p.m. at Broadway Christian Church. Chelsea Doyle and Chad Burkhart will speak about the program. Sponsored by the Winchester Black History and Heritage Committee. Free. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 744-7207.


— Easter


— Main Street Clean Sweep, 11:30 a.m. starting at city hall, 32 Wall St. Help collect trash and litter in downtown Winchester. T-shirts available for participants. For more information or to register, visit 

— “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 859-744-4682. Taught by Nutrition Education Program Assistant Sandy Kennedy.

— Winchester-Clark County Chamber of Commerce after hours, 5 to 7 p.m. at CTE College of Cosmetology, 2135 Bypass Road.

— Incoming Seventh-grade scheduling night for last names A-K, 5:30 p.m. at Campbell Junior High School. Bring student ID. RDC will be transitioning to students requesting classes through Infinite Campus Student Portal. The student portal scheduling window will only be open at designated times. RDC is hosting an informational night for incoming students to explain this process, answer any questions and provide students and guardians an opportunity to request classes for the 2019-20 school year. If you have any questions or concerns contact Becca Boyd, seventh grade counselor, at

— 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. 


— Family and Friends CPR, 10 a.m. at Skinnovations. The American Heart Association’s Family and Friends CPR course teaches the lifesaving skills of adult hands‐only CPR, adult CPR with breaths, child CPR, adult and child AED use, infant CPR and choking relief for adults, children and infants. This course is intended for anyone who wants to learn CPR. To register, call 859-556-5913.