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Community calendar: 8-28-13

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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.

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 Humane Society to host ‘Pizza for Pups!’ fundraiser
The ‘Pizza for Pups!’ fundraiser for the Humane Society will be held Aug. 29 at Edwardo’s Pizza and Subs from 6-8 p.m. Buffet includes pizza, chicken wings, salad and more. Proceeds support Anderson County Humane Society.
 
The Anderson County Library will offer the following free classes in August and September.
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.

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

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

Computer Classes
Windows 8 Basics  
When: Sept. 3
Time: 10-11:30 a.m.

Intro to Computers  
When: Sept. 3
Time: 3-4:30 p.m.

Intro to Internet  
When: Sept. 5
Time: 9:30-11 a.m.

Intro to e-mail  
When: Sept. 10
Time: 10-11:30 a.m.

iPad Class  
When: Sept. 12
Time: 10-11:30 a.m.

Intro to Word Part I
When: Sept. 17
Time: 3-4:30 p.m.

Intro to Word Pt. 2  
When: Sept. 24
Time: 3-4:30 p.m.

Facebook 101  
When: Sept. 26
Time: 10-11:30 a.m.
 
Other
APL Book Club
When: Sept. 9
Time: 6 p.m.

Story Book Hour
When: Sept. 16  
Time: 6 p.m.
 
Doctor Who Club  
When: Sept. 6
Time: 6 p.m.

Magic the Gathering
When: Sept. 13 and 27
Time: 5 p.m.

Chess Club
When: Sept. 24  
Time: 6 p.m.
 
Arthritis Exercise Class  
When: Sept. 12 and 26
Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
 
Vegetable Gardening
When: Sept. 3, 17 and 24
Time: 6 p.m.

Herb Gardening
When: Sept. 10
Time: 6 p.m.
 
Poet Laureate 2013-2014 Frank X Walker  
When: Sept. 7
Time: 2 p.m.

National Book Festival  
When: Sept. 21
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Red Cross announces upcoming activities
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. 28: road test registration with examiner, 8:30 a.m.; all written tests, 8:30-10:30 a.m.

Senior Center
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

Aug. 29
8:30 a.m., Breakfast Club
9 a.m., Exercise
9 a.m.-2 p.m., Shopping and errands

Aug. 30
10:30 a.m., Senior Olympics
11:30 a.m., Lunch
12:30 p.m., Rook/cards
12:30 p.m., Bingo/games
12:30 p.m., Farmer’s market

Sept. 2
Labor day holiday, center closed

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

Sept. 4
10:30 a.m., Inspiration with Joe Earl Brown
11:30 a.m., Lunch
12:30 p.m., Kroger shopping day
12:30 p.m., Rook/cards

Upcoming events
The senior center will host a ‘Grandparents Day’ celebration Sept. 8 from noon to 2 p.m. A Italian lunch will be served along with a classical guitar serenade, according to event organizers.
Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children under age 12.
Contact Jacque Zeller at 839-3754 or Donna Drury at 859-8080 for tickets or additional information. The event is sponsored by Helping Hands-Heart of Community. All proceeds will benefit the Anderson County senior citizens center.