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Community calendar: 11-28-12

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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.  
The Compassionate Friends invites all who have experienced the death of a child to join them at the annual Candlelighting program Dec. 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the Capital Plaza Hotel in Frankfort. Guest speaker will be Melinda Simpson and music provided by singer/songwriter Michael Nunley. If you would like to submit a picture of your child(ren) for the slideshow, please mail to PO Box 4075, Frankfort, Ky., by Dec. 3. No originals pictures please. They may also be scanned and emailed to Karen821285@yahoo.com for more information contact Kathy at 502-517-6289.
Anderson Public Library offers free yoga classes
The Anderson Public Library will be offering free yoga classes on Dec. 6 and Dec. 13, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. All levels are welcome. Mats are provided. Space is limited to 10 patrons per class. Please reserve your spot by signing up at the circulation desk.
Misty Pittman, the instructor, can be reached at flowyogaandwellness@gmail.com
Extension offers programs
A free ‘How to Shop in Your Closet’ program will be held Friday, Nov. 30 at 10 a.m. at the Anderson County Extension Office. ‘Learn how to update your look by changing or combining items currently in your closet and/or adding simple changes or accessories,’ event organizers said in a press release. ‘Most people wear 20 percent of their clothing 80 percent of the time. Save dollars as you use more of your clothes and spend less on new items.’ Register by calling the Anderson County Extension Office at 502-839-7271.
$parkle$ is another program which may be of interest as you get ready for the holidays.  Does your home need a bit of attention in the cleaning department?  Do you feel a bit overwhelmed at where to start?  Has clutter taken its last stand at your house?  Learn how to make your house look great again and make your own cleaning products and save money.  The second session is on how to make your money stretch for the month.  The free two part class is scheduled for Friday afternoons in December and repeated on Tuesday nights in January.  Call the Anderson County Extension Office at 502-839-7271 for registration information.  

Education
Nov. 26-Nov. 30: GED instruction and college preparation, community education building, Monday-Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Thursday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Nov. 26-Nov. 21: GED instruction and college preparation, 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Friday hours by appointment, Adult Learning Center, 839-3754
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
Nov. 28: road test registration with examiner, 8:30 a.m.; all written tests, 8:30-10:30 a.m.

Senior Center
Nov. 28
10:30 a.m., Blood pressure check  
10:30 a.m., Hurley Ridge Band
11:15 a.m., Lunch
12:30-3 p.m., Rook/cards
12:30 p.m., Christmas crafts with Shirley

Nov. 29
8:30 a.m.: Breakfast Club
9 a.m.: Exercise
9 a.m.-3 p.m.: Shopping and errands

Nov. 30
10:30 a.m., Tour of Anderson County history museum/Kenneth Moffett
11:30 a.m., Lunch
12:30-3 p.m., Rook/cards

Dec. 3
10:15 a.m., sixth graders from Anderson Middle School, crafts
11:15 a.m., Lunch
12:30-3 p.m., Rook/cards
12:30 p.m., Bingo

Dec. 4
8:30 a.m., Breakfast Club
9 a.m., Tai Chi/Exercise
9 a.m.- 3 p.m., Shopping and errands

Dec. 5
10:15 a.m., sixth graders from Anderson Middle School, games
11:30 a.m., Lunch
12:30-3 p.m., Rook/cards
12:30 p.m., Kroger days

Upcoming events
On Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 10:30 a.m. there will be Hurley Ridge music; at 12:30 p.m. there will be crafts with Shirley.
On Nov. 30 there will be a tour of the Anderson County History Museum with Kenny Moffett.