Community calendar: 6-26-13

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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 June and July.
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.
Vegetable Gardening
When: June 28
Time: 10-11:30 a.m.
When: June 27
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Come learn how to make your own beer from a brew master
Windows 8 Basics
When: July 2
Time: 2-3:30 p.m.
Introduction to Computers
When: July 10
Time: 4-5:30 p.m.
Introduction to the Internet
When: July 11
Time: 1-2:30 p.m.
Introduction to e-mail
When: July 16
Time: 2-3:30 p.m.
Introduction to Word Part I
When: July 18
Time: 3-4:30 p.m.
Intro to Word Part II
When: July 23
Time: 3-4:30 p.m.
Free Movie Nights
When: July 3,  “Captain America;” July 18, “Field of Dreams;” July 23, “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington”
Time: 6 p.m.
Doctor Who Club
When: July 5
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Magic the Gathering
When: July 19
Time: 5-8 p.m.
Chess Club
When: July 30
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Family Game Night
When: July 17
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
June 26: road test registration with examiner, 8:30 a.m.; all written tests, 8:30-10:30 a.m.
July 8: city council meeting, 7 p.m., city hall

Senior Center
June 26
10:30 a.m., Basics of Alzheimer’s
11:30 a.m., Lunch
12:30 p.m., Rook/cards
12:45 p.m., Health facts and trivia caretenders

June 27
8:30 a.m., Breakfast Club
9 a.m., Exercise
9 a.m.-3 p.m., Shopping and errands
5:30 p.m., Picnic supper, $8
6:30 p.m., Dancing and music with Bonnie and friends fundraiser

June 28
10:30 a.m., Ice cream social
11:30 a.m., Lunch
12:30-3 p.m., Rook/cards
12:30 p.m., Yard sales

July 1
10:30 a.m., Twinges in the Hinges with April
11 a.m., Word puzzles
11:30 a.m., Lunch
12:30-3 p.m., Rook/cards
12:30 p.m., Bingo/games
7 p.m., Rook club

July 2
8:30 a.m., Breakfast club
9 a.m., Tai chi/exercise
9 a.m.-3 p.m., Shopping and errands
1 p.m., Commodity delivery

July 3
10:30 a.m., Balloon volleyball  
11:30 a.m., Lunch
12:30-3 p.m., Rook/cards
12:30 p.m., Kroger shopping day

The center will be closed on July 4.

Upcoming events
The Anderson Senior Center is sponsoring a summer fundraising dinner and dance on Thursday, June 27. A picnic dinner will be served from 5:30-6:15 p.m. Bonnie and Friends will begin music and dancing at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $8 per person. Everyone is welcome. Seating is limited to 100 people. All funds will go to senior center programs. For more information, call the Senior Center at 839-7520.