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Community Calendar

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  • The Lawrenceburg Dairy Queen is teaming up with the Anderson County Relay for Life by donating 10 percent of all sales on Monday, April 7, to the organization. Show your support.
  • “American Girl and Me Tea” is planned for 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at First Christian Church, 300 S. Main St., as a fundraiser for the Anderson County Relay for Life. Tickets are $15 per person or two for $20. “American Girls” will be available for photos. Call Keli Reynolds, 502-517-1519, or Melanie Johnson, 502-598-6657, to make reservations, or send an email to agteaparty@yahoo.com.
  • The Salvisa Ruritan Club is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt for the community from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, April 12 at 200 Main St., Salvisa, Ky. Children can get their photo taken for free with the Easter Bunny.
  • The Compassionate Friends will host meetings for bereaved parents who have lost children of any age. Meetings are 6:30-8:30 p.m. the first Thursday and the third Monday of each month at the hospice building, 643 Teton Trail in Frankfort. For more information, call Kathy Wainscott at 502-517-6289.
  • 6th Day Health Ministries of Lawrenceburg is sponsoring free “Happy, Healthy and Full of Life!” fellowship and potluck nights open to the community, according to a release. Attendees are asked to bring a healthy dish and the recipe to share with the group. Following each meal, event organizers will have a short discussion on different health topics. Get-togethers will be the 2nd and 4th Monday each month at 6 p.m. at Ninevah Christian Church. Next meeting will be April 14. ‘Come and join us for some great food, fun and fellowship,’ event organizers said in the release. Call Shawn Tucker for more information at 502-839-3978 or visit www.6thdayhealth.com.

Alton Jamboree

Country and Bluegrass Band plays every Friday night from 7-10 p.m. at the Eagle Lake Convention Center. $6 admission per person. Kids are welcome. For more information contact 502-859-0999

American Legion

  • Community Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 1-12 starts at 1 p.m. (sharp) Sunday, April 13, at the American Legion, 725 W. Broadway, Lawrenceburg. Free pictures with Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny, prize baskets, money eggs, free soft drinks and over 8,000 eggs to find. RAIN DATE is Saturday, April 19.
  • Veterans can apply for VA claims at Legion Veterans can file for VA claims, ask information on veteran benefits, initiate claim appeals or just have an opportunity to ask how to negotiate the VA system, according to a press release from the American Legion. Visit American Legion Post 34 at Legion Park, Lawrenceburg, at 6 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of the month. For more information, contact Sally Higgins, service officer, Post 34, at 303-521-0590.

 

Extension

  • Weight Management, April 15, 22, 29 and May 6 at 2:30 p.m.  FREE. Get ready for summer with a plan that works for you. No special diet. Change your eating habits for life.
  • Bread-making. Healthy Grains. Hands-on class.  April 2 at 1:30 p.m. FREE
  • Daddy and Me: 6 p.m. Friday, April 18. Make pizza crust and add toppings as an adventure in cooking with your child. Fathers and father figures are encouraged to attend with a child to share this fun event. FREE. Please register by calling 502-839-7271. A minimum of 10 must pre-register, or the class will be canceled.
  • Pesticide certification. 6 p.m. April 8. Register by calling the Anderson County Extension Office at 502-839-7271.

 

Auxiliary

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 hosts bingo every Monday night at 6:45 p.m. Monthly meetings are the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. except in June and December.
Unit President is Betty Butler 502-600-1480.

Public meetings

  • April 14: Lawrenceburg City Council, 7 p.m., city hall.
  • April 15: Anderson County Fiscal Court, court chambers; work session 6 p.m., meeting 7 p.m.
  • April 15: Anderson County Public Library  Board of Trustees, 6 p.m., at the library.
  • April 28: Anderson County Board of Education, central office, 7 p.m.

Education

The Adult Learning Center, located at 219 E. Woodford St., is open from 8 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on Thursday. Adult education offers classes in GED/College-prep instruction, educational assessment and learning workplace skills. The Bluegrass Community and Technical College offers adult education services Monday through Friday from noon until 4 p.m. Community education offers lifelong learning classes, humanities programs, Community of Promise involvement and opportunities to volunteer in the schools and throughout the community. For information call the office at 502-839-3754.

Senior center

April 2

  • 10:30 a.m., Nutrition with Joan  
  • 11:30 a.m., Lunch
  • 12:30 p.m., Kroger shopping day
  • 12:30 p.m., games, cards

April 3

  • 8:30 a.m., Breakfast club
  • 9 a.m., Seated yoga with Misty
  • 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Shopping and errands
  • 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., AARP tax assistance

April 4

  • 10:30 a.m., Mini-yard sale
  • 11:30 a.m., Lunch
  • Noon, Red Hat Owls

 

April 7

  • 10:30 a.m., Stewart home school
  • 11:30 a.m., Lunch
  • 12:30 p.m., Cards, games
  • 7 p.m., Rook Club

April 8

  • 8:30 a.m., Breakfast Club
  • 9 a.m., Tai chi, exercise
  • 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Shopping and errands

April 9

  • 8:30 a.m., Breakfast club
  • 10:30 a.m., Inspiration with Joe Earl
  • 11:30 a.m., Lunch
  • 12:30 p.m., Movie and popcorn

Upcoming
Senior Center  Events

  • Spring Craft Day with Shirley is Monday, April 14.
  • The center, along with Anderson County Schools, will celebrate Volunteer Appreciation Day at noon Tuesday, April 8, at the center. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP with Amanda Maude at 502-839-3754 or Debbie Lottes at 502-839-3754.
  • Anderson Community Education is sponsoring a free Chair Yoga class at the Anderson Senior Center from 9-10 a.m. Tuesdays. This is a gentle style of yoga to relax the body and mind, improve musculoskeletal fitness and flexibility, and elevate overal health and well-being. Call Jacque Zeller, 502-839-3754, for more information.

Casting call

Bluegrass Theatre Guild will hold auditions for “Shrek: The Musical” from 6-8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, April 7-8, at the First United Methodist Church, 211 Washington St., Frankfort. Come prepared for a cold reading; also, sing a song of your choice and perform a short dance. Rolls for seven men, five women, two youth, eight tap-dancers and 28 extras, any age. Stage crew needed, too. For information, call 502-330-1946. Show dates are June 19-22.