Community calendar for May 18, 2019

Published 12:10 pm Friday, May 17, 2019


— Winchester Rotary Club meeting, noon at Woody’s, 923 Bypass Road. Guest speaker will be Stephanie Flanery, directing attorney for AppalReD legal aid.

— Healing Thru Art exhibit, 5 to 8 p.m. at Leeds Center for the Arts, 37 N. Main St. Deadline for submissions is May 13 with permission slips at 114 S. Maple St. or school offices. The event will be family and child-friendly. Hosted by the Clark County Mental Health Task Force and the Greater Clark Foundation.

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— The Talleys in concert, 7 p.m. at Providence Baptist Church on Old Boonesboro Road. The concert is free and open to the community.

— Rock The Block summer concert series with Remember When Cruiserz, featuring Ray’s Music Exchange, 7 to 9 p.m. on Main Street in downtown Winchester. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnics to enjoy live music. There will be a free bounce house and slide for children. Food and drinks will be sold by West Sixth Brewing Beer Garden and D and D Concessions.


— Absentee voting at Clark County Clerk Michelle Turner’s office, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays.

— Winchester-Clark County Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to noon on Depot Street.

— Karen T. Harris GRC Senior Cheerleader Scholarship 5K, 10 a.m. at Campbell Junior High School, 620 Boone Ave. Registration opens at 9 a.m. Cost is $15. Children of participating runners/walkers can also participate for $5. Funds raised will be used for a cheerleader scholarship and a donation to the American Heart Association. Harris coached the GRC cheerleading team from 1992 to 2003, leading the team to numerous championships, finals and state titles. To preregister or donate, email

— Clark County Fish and Game Club youth fishing day, 9 a.m. at the clubhouse on Waterworks Road. The event is free for all youth 15 and younger. Beverages and lunch will be provided. For more information, call Dewey Pope at 771-3417, Mike Lowry at 355-5413 or Wayne Joslin at 771-9396.

— Joe F. Reed Memorial Heart Walk, 9:30 a.m. at Clark Regional Medical Center. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Join nearly 1 million Americans at more than 300 events across the country to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Visit or call 859-371‐6885.

— Clark Regional Medical Center Community Health Fair and Wellness Challenge finale, 10 a.m. at Clark Regional Medical Center. 2019 Wellness Challenge winners announced at noon. Health screenings, door prizes, giveaways, fitness classes and more.

— Touch-a-Truck fundraiser for Bluegrass Children’s Academy, noon to 4 p.m. at the BCTC Winchester-Clark County Campus, 2020 Rolling Hills Lane. Cost is $5 per person or $20 per family. There will be a variety of vehicles for children to view along with a bounce house, food and other activities.


— Run For The Paws 5K walk/run to benefit Clark County Animal Shelter, 5 p.m. at The Green at BCTC, 2020 Rolling Hills Lane. Registration is open online at Cost is $35 through May 16 or $40 race day. Ages 11 and younger are $10 each. Wellness Challenge participants get $5 off with code. Friendly, leashed and vaccinated pets are welcome. Donations to the shelter are also welcome. The shelter is in need of non-clumping cat litter, cat food, dog shampoo, dryer sheets, laundry soap, dish soap, bleach, spray cleaner, collars, puppy food, paper towels and washable pet toys.

— George Rogers Clark High School baccalaureate ceremony, 6 p.m. at Calvary Christian Church.


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

— Winchester Board of Commissioners budget workshop meeting, 9 a.m., at Winchester City Hall.

— Shearer Elementary School Family Resource Center Advisory Council meeting, 6 p.m. at the school.

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

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

— 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 Extension Homemaker Council meeting, 6 p.m. at the Clark County Extension Office.

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

— NAMI Winchester-Clark County (National Alliance on Mental Illness) support/educational meeting, 7 p.m. at McCready Hall, Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 2410 Lexington Road.  Anyone, including family members and friends, affected by mental illness are invited to attend meetings. For more information, call 749-3702. Meetings are the first and third Monday of each month.

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


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

— Bluegrass Heritage Museum trolley tour to historic Whitehall located in Madison County. Bus will leave the museum at 5:30 p.m. A box dinner will be available. Cost is $25 each, which includes dinner and entrance fee. Call 745-1358 to make reservations.

— Special Clark County Board of Health meeting, 6 p.m. at  the Clark County Environmental  Services Building, 804 Bypass Road.

— Clark County 4-H Council meeting, 6:30 p.m. at the Clark County Extension Office.

— 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.


— 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.


— Winchester-Clark County Chamber of Commerce breakfast, 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Arts on Main Gallery, 31 N. Main St.

— Clark County Ethics Commission meeting, 4 p.m., in the Clark County Courthouse conference room.

— Future Bulldog Night, 5 p.m. at Baker Intermediate School for all current fourth-graders.

— Clark County Fiscal Court meeting, 6:30 p.m., at the Clark County Courthouse.

— “Save A Life: Overdose Prevention 101,” community forum to educate and prevent opiate/heroin-related overdoses including narcan training, 7 p.m. at Achieving Recover Together, 120 W. Broadway St. Learn about overdose causes, prevention and intervention; administering Narcan, the overdose reversal drug; and Casey’s Law, involuntary treatment for loved ones. Anyone completing the Narcan training will receive a free Narcan kit. For more information, visit