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07.16.14 Community Calendar

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The Anderson Co. Senior Citizens calendar of events

The center is located at 160 Township Square, Lawrenceburg.

Wednesday, July 17

10:30 a.m. blood pressure check/nurses registry

10:30 a.m. Arnold Clark and Friends

Noon potluck

Senior survey-What new activities would you pick to try

Thursday, July 17

8:30 a.m. Breakfast club

9 a.m. Seated yoga with Misty

9 a.m.-3 p.m. shopping and errands

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Kroger shopping day

6 p.m. Young at heart

Friday, July 18

10:30 a.m. movie “Flim Flam Man”/popcorn

10:30 a.m. computer classes with Laurel

11:30 a.m. lunch

Noon Bible info-Carl Bush

5 p.m.-7 p.m. Mary Kay cosmetics fundraiser with Julie Standley

Monday, July 21

10:30 a.m. computer class with Laurel

10:30 a.m. First Methodist/ games and crafts

11:30 a.m. lunch

12:15 p.m. activity planning for fall

Tuesday, July 22

8:30 a.m. Breakfast club

9 a.m. Tai Chi exercise

9 a.m.-3 p.m. shopping and errands

10 a.m. brunch at Golden Corral in Georgetown

Toyota manufacturing tour

Wednesday, July 23

10:30 a.m. craft/ potions and lotions

11 a.m. puzzle finds

11:30 a.m. lunch

12:15 p.m. Cake stroll/senior style

American Red Cross Adult & Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED Training

The Franklin County Chapter will offer Adult & Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED for Lay Responders certification training on Saturday, July 26, 8:30a.m. – 4p.m. at the Red Cross building at 318 Washington St. in Frankfort. The cost for the training is $110/person ($90 without Pediatric CPR/AED).

Students must be pre-registered and prepaid five business days prior to the class date. Register and pay online at http://www.redcross.org/takeaclass; or call 1-800-733-2767. Class size is limited to 12 students. For more information, contact the Red Cross at 502-223-1795 or 1-800-578-4904.

The “lost” distilleries of Anderson County at T.B. Ripy Mansion

 The Attic Visitor Center and Gift Shop at the Historic T.B. Ripy House (320 South Main Street) presents its first in a series of exhibits featuring the “lost” distilleries of Anderson County opening with “Old Joe.”

“Old Joe” is (Joseph) Peyton who started the first distillery proper in Anderson County in 1818, making old Joe one of, the longest living Bourbon labels. Old Joe Bourbon Whiskey was produced in Anderson County from 1818 through the early 1970’s at several locations (the trademark is now held by Heaven Hill Distilleries).

 The exhibit will include historical items including bottles, jugs, photos and more. The exhibit is free, donations are welcome, and open to the public. It will run from July 18 through Nov. 16. The exhibit is open 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays.

For more information contact Thomas Ripy at 502-517-1029 or by email at ripyattic@gmail.com.

Cruise-in car show Aug. 8

The Car Club’s Wheels of Time Cruise-in Car Show will be held 6:30p.m. -9:30 p.m. Friday, August 8 in downtown Lawrenceburg. The car show will continue every second Friday of the month through October.

Claylick UMC hosts “God’s Game Plan” July 26-27

Claylick United Methodist Church will host God’s Game Plan, a Vacation Bible School for children in grades pre-K and up, July 26-27.

The two-day event uses sports themes to help share the message of Jesus and faith with children.

“God’s Game Plan” starts Saturday, July 26, with breakfast and registration at 8:30 a.m.

The day will conclude at 3:15 p.m. and lunch will be provided.

On Sunday, July 27, “God’s Game Plan” will be held from 3-6 p.m. and will include a dinner.

For more information, call 859-865-2963.

Claylick UMC is located at 225 Claylick Church Rd., Salvisa.

Benefit Ride benefits Open Hands Food Pantry

The Open Hands Community Food Pantry is sponsoring a benefit ride Sat., July 19.

Registration starts at 11 a.m. and kick stands up at 12:30 p.m.

The ride will begin and end at the pantry with all proceeds going to support the Pantry.

For more information, contact David Montgomery at 502-680-6645, Dan Dunnum at 502-682-0956 or Ed Nivison at 502-803-1431.

The Pantry is located at 1111 Industry Road.

Anderson Public Library

114 N. Main St.

Tel. 502-839-6420

•Pilates Plus-Mondays and Wednesdays, noon-1 p.m.

•Computer Classes: Introduction to Computers - Wednesday, July 16, 10-11 a.m.

•Introduction to the Internet - Thursday, July 17, 10-11 a.m.

•Basic Online Safety - Thursday, July 24, 10-11 a.m.

•Introduction to Word
When - Thursday, July 29, 10-11 a.m.

•Introduction to E-mail - Thursday, July 31, 10-11 a.m.

•Writers’ Group - Wednesday, July 9 and 23, 6-8 p.m.

•DIY Summer Spay - Saturday, July 19, 10 a.m.–Noon

•Breakfast Book Club - Tuesday, July 24, 9-10 a.m.

•Video Lecture - Friday, July 25, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

•Shaker Songs and Music performed by Donna Renae Phillips - Saturday, July 26, 10 a.m.-Noon

•Film - Wednesday, July 30, 9:30-11 a.m.

State Fair Pride of the Counties Committee

The Pride of the Counties committee will meet regularly before the Kentucky State Fair to make plans for the Anderson County exhibit.

Meetings are open to anyone interested in participating.

•July 16, 8:30 a.m., Chamber office.

•July 23, 8:30 a.m., Chamber office.

•July 30, 11:30 a.m., Bluegrass Energy Conference Hall–Volunteer Training.

•Aug. 6, 8:30 a.m., Chamber office.

•Aug. 13, 8:30 a.m., Chamber office.

Anderson Co. Cooperative Extension Office events

The following are upcoming events at the Anderson County Cooperative Extension located at 1026 County Park Road.

To register for an event or for more information, contact the Anderson County Extension Office at 502-839-7271 or e-mail Joan Martin at joan.martin@uky.edu.

•July 22 – 6–8 p.m. This is a hands-on workshop on canning fruit, freezing and dehydrating. The cost for this class is $5.

•July 25-29 Where Does Your Money Go? What’s Your Money Personality?

This event is a fun, hands-on money personality test that helps you see how money habits and attitudes influence your life and financial choices.’

Learn how to plug your spending leaks. This event is from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and a free lunch is included.

•The Home, Craft and Garden Fair Catalog is now available at the Anderson County Extension Office.

There are many classes for youth and adults to enter. Entry is free.

Premium money is awarded for blue ribbons.

Contact the Anderson County Extension Office if you would like to sponsor the prize money for one of the departments.

Ragged Edge Community Theatre plans events

Ragged Edge Community Theatre will host an outdoor production of James Harrod: The Battle for Kentucky every Thursday-Saturday in July.

All shows begin at 8:30 p.m. and are staged at the Fort Harrod Amphitheater.

For tickets, call 859-734-2389. Visit their Web site at www.raggededgetheatre.org.

Ragged Edge Community Theatre is located at 111 S. Main St., Harrodsburg.

Anderson County Community Medical Clinic

Anderson County Community Medical Clinic Inc. will be open the second and fourth Tuesday of each month from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Patients must be screened and referred to the clinic through the Anderson County Health Department.

To qualify, one must be an Anderson County resident, 18 years of age or older, have been diagnosed with a chronic illness and have no insurance.

Call the Health Department at 502-839-4551 to be screened and given an appointment. No walk-ins will be accepted at the clinic.

The Clinic is located at 1111 Industry Road.

Severe weather warning testing days have changed

Anderson County 911 changed its weekly testing of the outdoor severe weather warning sirens from noon on Saturdays to noon on Wednesdays.