Community calendar: 5-15-13

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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.

The Anderson County Library will offer the following free classes in May.
All classes are subject to cancellation, and class space is limited to five students. Students will use the library’s laptops.
Call the library at 839-6420 to sign up or contact Tami Elam at the library for more information.

Introduction to e-mail
When: May 16
Time: 2-3:30 p.m.

eReader Class
When: May 16
Time: 5:30 p.m.

Introduction to Word Part I
When: May 21
Time: 10-11:30 a.m., 6-7:30 p.m.

Facebook 101
When: May 23
Time: 2-3:30 p.m., 6-7:30 p.m.

Introduction to Word Part II
When: May 28
Time: 10-11:30 a.m., 2-3:30 p.m.

Chess Club
When: May 28
Time: 6-8 p.m.

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
May 15: road test registration with examiner, 8:30 a.m.; all written tests, 8:30-10:30 a.m.
May 20: Anderson County school board meeting, 7 p.m., Board of Education office
May 21: library board meeting, Anderson Public Library, 6 p.m.

Senior Center
May 15
10:30 a.m., Blood pressure check
10:30 a.m., Arnold Clark and Friends
12 p.m., Potluck
1:30-3 p.m., Rook/cards  

May 16
8:30 a.m., Breakfast Club
9 a.m., Exercise
9 a.m.-3 p.m., Shopping and errands
12:30-5 p.m., Driver safety class

May 17
10:30 a.m., Table games  
11:30 a.m., Lunch
12:30-3 p.m., Rook/cards
12:30 p.m., Red hat owls

May 20
10:30 a.m., Twinges in the Hinges  
11 a.m., Hidden pictures
11:30 a.m., Lunch
12:30-3 p.m., Rook/cards
12:30 p.m., Bingo/games
7 p.m., Rook club

May 21
8:30 a.m., Breakfast club
9 a.m., Tai chi/exercise
9 a.m.-3 p.m., Shopping and errands

May 22
10:30 a.m., Sock hop with nurses registry
11:30 a.m., Lunch
12:30 p.m., Rook/cards
12:30 p.m., Bingo/games

The senior center will be open Friday, May 24, but will not be able to offer transportation to the center. Meals will be provided at 11:30 a.m. Staff will be taking a “Passenger Safety Class” in Frankfort.
The center will be closed Monday, May 27 for the Memorial Day holiday.

Upcoming events
Driver safety course
The Anderson Senior Center, 160 Township Square, is offering a driver safety course May 16 from 12:30-5 p.m.
The class will be taught by Don Hamrick.
“Cars have changed, so have traffic rules, driving conditions and the roads we travel every day,” event organizers said. “Even the most experienced drivers can benefit from brushing up their driving skills.”
Participants may be eligible to receive an insurance discount upon completing the course, and should consult their agent for details. Although the course is geared to those age 60 and older, the course is open to all ages.
Cost is $12 for AARP members; $14 for non-members.
There are no tests to pass.
To register, call the Anderson Senior Center at 839-7520.

Trip to Maker’s Mark Distillery
The Anderson Senior Center will be taking a trip to the Maker’s Mark Distillery on Thursday, May 23. Seniors are to be at the center between 8:30-9 a.m. to leave on the bus. The cost is $3 for transportation plus the cost of the lunch buffet at the Stephen Foster buffet. Call for reservations as soon as possible.

Summer movies, concert schedule announced
The schedule for the summer movie series at the Lawrenceburg Green is as follows:
June 14: Escape from Planet Earth
July 12: Rise of the Guardians
Aug. 9: Jack the Giant Slayer
Sept. 13: Oz: The Great and Powerful
Oct. 11: Hotel Transylvania
The Farmers Bank and Capital Trust summer concert series schedule at the Lawrenceburg Green is as follows:
May 24: Sunset Blonde  
June 28: Band to be announced
July 26: Cadillac Shack
Aug. 23: Lunar Beach House
Sept. 27: The Sweet Beats
The Lawrenceburg Green is located across from the Senior Citizens Center on Township Square in Lawrenceburg.