Community calendar: 12-4-13

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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
Dec. 3 at 4:30 p.m.: Quick bread contest. Call for information on rules and prizes. Earn bragging rights for your best recipes and maybe some nice awards.
Dec. 5 at 6 p.m.: Weight Management for the Holidays. Exercise, healthy eating and how to avoid sabotage in your healthy eating and exercise plan. (Class size minimum is 10)
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.

Alton Jamboree
Country and Bluegrass Band
Plays every Friday night from 7-10 p.m. at the Eagle Lake Convention Center.
$8 admission per person. Kids are welcome.
For more information contact 502-859-0999

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.

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. 4: road test registration with examiner, 8:30 a.m.; all written tests, 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Dec. 9: city council meeting, 7 p.m., city hall

Senior Center
Dec. 4
10:30 a.m., Blood pressure check with Phyllis
10:30 a.m., Christmas music with Donna Freeman
11:30 a.m., Lunch
12:30 p.m., Kroger shopping day
12:30 p.m., Cards

Dec. 5
9 a.m., Exercise
9 a.m.-3 p.m., Shopping and errands  

Dec. 6
10:30 a.m., Library Christmas craft with Laurel
11:30 a.m., Lunch
12:30 p.m., Bingo
12:30 p.m., Cards/Rook

Dec. 9
10:30 a.m., Crafts with Shirley
11 a.m. Red hat ladies to Tonya’s
11:30 a.m., Lunch
12:30 p.m., Games/cards
7 p.m., Rook club

Dec. 10
9 a.m., Tai chi/exercise
9 a.m.-3 p.m., Shopping and errands
4:30-5:30 p.m., Basics of Alzheimer’s

Dec. 11
10:30 a.m., Blood pressure check
10:30 a.m., Inspiration and music with the Howards
11:30 a.m., Lunch
12:30 p.m., Games/cards/Bingo

Upcoming events
Holiday open house at the Senior Center on Dec. 20 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Community welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served.