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Community calendar: 10-16-13

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Community
Compassionate Friends announce upcoming meetings
The Compassionate Friends will host meetings for bereavement parents who have lost children of any age.
Meetings are held on the first Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and the third Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the hospice building, 643 Teton Trail in Frankfort.
For more information, contact Kathy Wainscott at 502-517-6289.

Anderson County Extension Office
Oct. 17 – ‘Let’s Go Nuts’ – Learn the healthy benefits from nuts and seeds, proper selection and storage and taste several healthy recipes.  Thursday, Oct. 17 at 1:30 p.m.
Oct. 17 – ‘Remember When You Had a Good Night’s Sleep’ at 6 p.m. Light supper provided.
Oct. 22 – Early Childhood Council – parent involvement needed for developing reading program. Help your preschooler be ready to read. Planning meeting at 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 24 – Diabetes Medications – Get your questions answered by Sherri Hahn, Pharmacist RPH, from Kroger Pharmacy, at 5:30 p.m.
Nov. 1 – ‘How to Cook Thanksgiving Dinner on a Budget’ at 5 p.m.
All classes are FREE but require pre-registration by calling the Anderson County Extension Office at 502-839-7271.

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.
When: Fourth Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m.
Where: American Legion, Post 34, at Legion Park in Lawrenceburg.
For more information, contact Sally Higgins, service officer, Post 34, at 303-521-0590.

Mt. Eden Saddle club upcoming events
Nov. 2: Halloween Dance and Costume Contest. Silver Wings Band will play from 8 p.m. to midnight. $5 adults, children 6 and under free, members free. Contest for scariest, funniest and cutest kid under 12.  2014 Officer Election will be held at 6:30 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.

Public meetings
Oct. 16: road test registration with examiner, 8:30 a.m.; all written tests, 8:30-10:30 a.m.

Senior Center
Oct. 16
10:30 a.m., Blood pressure check
10:30 a.m., Arnold Clark and Friends
12 p.m., Potluck
1-3 p.m., Rook/cards

Oct. 17
8:30 a.m., Breakfast club
9 a.m., Exercise
9 a.m.-3 p.m., Shopping and errands

Oct. 18
10:30 a.m., Games
11:30 a.m., Lunch
12-3 p.m., Rook/cards
12:15 p.m., Red hat ladies

Oct. 21
10:30 a.m., Balloon volleyball  
11:15 a.m., Trivia
11:30 a.m., Lunch
12:30 p.m., Rook/cards
12:30 p.m., Bingo/games
7 p.m., Rook club

Oct. 22
8:30 a.m., Breakfast club
9 a.m., Tai chi/exercise
9 a.m.-3 p.m., Shopping and errands
10:30 a.m., Trip to Jessamine County/Golden Corral

Oct. 23
10:30 a.m., Nutrition with Joan
11:30 a.m., Lunch
11:45 a.m., Caretenders
12:15 p.m., Blood pressure check
12:30 p.m., Bingo/games
12:30 p.m., Rook/cards

Upcoming events
Due to a personnel change at the Anderson Public Library, the computer classes have been cancelled for October. Classes will be offered in November with dates announced at a later date.