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Community calendar: 10-23-13

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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. 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. Limited to 30 people. Cooks only please. Class will be three hours long.
Oct. 29 - Nutrition class at Open Hands Food Pantry at 6:30 p.m. Free meal sponsored by the Extension Homemakers and lesson on using eggplant, Ratatouille Soup.
Nov. 12 - Parents of preschoolers are invited to join the Early Childhood Council to work on improving reading readiness at 5:30 p.m. Success in reading leads to success in school.
Dec. 5 - Weight Management for the Holidays, first session of seven classes at 5:30 p.m. Class ends on Jan. 23. Minimum of 12.
All classes are free unless otherwise noted. Registration is required for the class on How to Cook a Turkey Dinner on a Budget and 
Weight Management for the Holidays. Call the Anderson County Extension Office at 502-839-7271.

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. 23: road test registration with examiner, 8:30 a.m.; all written tests, 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Oct. 28: school board meeting, central office, 7 p.m.
Oct. 28: library board meeting, 6 p.m., Anderson Public Library

Senior Center
Oct. 23
10:30 a.m., Nutrition with Joan
11:30 a.m., Lunch
12:15 p.m., Blood pressure check
12:30 p.m., Games/cards

Oct. 24
8:30 a.m., Breakfast club
9 a.m., Exercise
9 a.m.-3 p.m., Shopping and errands

Oct. 25
10:30 a.m., Pumpkin carving
11:30 a.m., Lunch
12:30 p.m., Bible information with Carl Bush

Oct. 28
10:30 a.m., Twinges in the Hinges   
11 a.m., Brain teasers
11:30 a.m., Lunch
12:30 p.m., Games/cards

Oct. 29
8:30 a.m., Breakfast club
9 a.m., Tai chi/exercise
9 a.m.-3 p.m., Shopping and errands
12:30-5 p.m., AARP driving class

Oct. 30
10:30 a.m., Halloween party with ADC
11:30 a.m., Lunch
12-2 p.m., Bingo/games

Upcoming events
Farmer’s Bank and the Anderson Senior Center are co-sponsoring a driving class Oct. 29 from 12:30-5 p.m. Sessions are $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. Farmer’s Bank has arranged a special rate for their customers.
Please call the Anderson Center at 839-7520 to reserve your spot in the class.