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Community calendar: 8-21-13

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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.

Shelby Christian Church in Shelbyville will be hosting an art and craft festival and jewelry show on Oct. 12.  For vendor information and  application contact Carrie Edington 502-529-2396, email  cedington79@gmail.com.

Anderson County Extension
The Anderson County Extension office will be offering Souper Quick, a free class about budget-saving ways to get quick meals on the table this fall, according to a news release.
The class will be held Aug. 22 at 10 a.m. at the Anderson County Extension Office. Call 502-839-7271 to register so we know how many people to prepare for.
You will taste taco soup, microwave quick chicken soup or sweet potato chili. Receive a recipe booklet with many quick and easy soup recipes.
 
The Anderson County Library will offer the following free classes in August.
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.

Computer classes

Intro to Word Part II
When: Aug. 27
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.

eReader class
When: Aug. 29
Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Movie Nights
Casablanca: Aug. 22 at 6 p.m.

Other classes  
Magic the Gathering
When: Aug. 30
Time: 5-8 p.m.

Vegetable Gardening
When: Aug. 27
Time: 6 p.m.

Family Emergency Preparedness and Prepping
When: Aug. 24
Time: 1-4 p.m.

Chess Club
When: Aug. 27
Time: 6 p.m.

Red Cross announces upcoming activities
Aug. 21, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. – Bloodmobile at Administrative Office of the Courts at 100 Millcreek Park
Aug. 23, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. – Bloodmobile at the Chapter House at 318 Washington St.
Aug. 27, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. – Red Cross information booth at Ky. State University’s “Welcome Week”
Aug. 28, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. – Bloodmobile at Dept. of Corrections Health Services at 275 E. Main St.
Aug. 29, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. – Bloodmobile at Commonwealth Credit Union at 1425 Louisville Rd.
Aug. 30, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. – Bloodmobile at the Chapter House at 318 Washington St.
Aug. 30, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. – Bloodmobile at Legislative Research Commission at 702 Capital Ave.

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
Aug. 21: road test registration with examiner, 8:30 a.m.; all written tests, 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Aug. 26: school board meeting, 7 p.m., 1160 Bypass North.

Senior Center
Aug. 21
10:30 a.m., Blood pressure check with nurse’s registry
10:30 a.m., Arnold Clark and Friends  
12 p.m., Potluck
1-3 p.m., Rook/cards

Aug. 22
8:30 a.m., Breakfast Club
9 a.m., Exercise
9 a.m.-3 p.m., Shopping and errands
10 a.m.-2 p.m., Senior companions to Frankfort

Aug. 23
10:30 a.m., Senior safety with Joe Milam
11:30 a.m., Lunch
12:30 p.m., Rook/cards
12:30 p.m., Farmer’s market

Aug. 26
10:30 a.m., Foot health with Tiffany   
11:30 a.m., Lunch
12:30-3 p.m., Rook/cards
12:30 p.m., Bingo/games
7 p.m., Rook club

Aug. 27
8:30 a.m., Breakfast club
9 a.m., Tai chi/exercise
9 a.m.-3 p.m., Shopping and errands
1-4 p.m., Frankfort foot clinic

Aug. 28
10:30 a.m., Bingo
11:30 a.m., Lunch
11:45 a.m., Health tips with Caretenders
12 p.m., Blood pressure check/caretenders