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Community calendar: 12-18-13

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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
Jan. 8 at 6 p.m.: Nurturing Parenting Skills. 16-week class meets requirement for parenting classes for families referred by the court. Cost is $15 and must be pre-registered.
All classes are FREE unless a cost is listed.  Contact the Anderson  County Extension Office at 502-839-7271 for information and registration.
All classes are free unless otherwise noted. Registration is required for Weight Management for the Holidays. Call 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.

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
Dec. 18: road test registration with examiner, 8:30 a.m.; all written tests, 8:30-10:30 a.m.

Senior Center
Dec. 18
10:30 a.m., Blood pressure check with Nurses Registry
10:30 a.m., Arnold Clark and Friends  
12-3 p.m., Christmas potluck

Dec. 19
8:30 a.m., Breakfast club
9 a.m., Exercise
9 a.m.-3 p.m., Shopping and errands  
6 p.m., Friends club

Dec. 20
10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Holiday open house
11 a.m., Turner Elementary
12 p.m., Saffell Street Elementary
Community invited to open house

Dec. 23
10:30 a.m., What’s missing?  
11:30 a.m., Christmas lunch
12:30-2 p.m., Brown bag Christmas switch
7 p.m., Rook club

Dec. 24
Center closed for Christmas Eve

Dec. 25
Center closed for Christmas

Upcoming events
Annual holiday open house at the Senior Center on Dec. 20 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Community welcome to attend. Turner Elementary will entertain at 11 a.m. and Saffell Street School will sing at noon.  Light refreshments will be served.