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Community calendar: 9-25-13

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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.

Keeping It Sweet – Learn about new nonnutritive sweeteners, not all are “artificial.”  Can you use these sweeteners in baking? What difference will it make if you substitute nonnutritive sweeteners? Tamera Thomas, FCS Agent from Franklin County will present a free program on nonnutritive sweeteners on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 1:30 p.m. at the Anderson County Extension Office. Please call 502-839-7271 to register so enough handouts will be available.

Mt. Eden Saddle club upcoming events
Oct. 5: contest show, more than $500 added money. We will run barrels, flags and poles.  Warm ups start at 11 a.m. and show will start at 1 p.m. For more info call Chasidy at 502-680-0497, Sharon at 502-738-9741 or Leslie at 502-321-8166.
Oct. 12: End of season horse show, 6 p.m., Western, Gaited, Miniature and Contest classes, three championship classes added. Free stick horse race for the kids, door prizes, $2 gate fee, children 6 and under free. More info call Chasidy 502-680-0497, Leslie 502-321-8166 or Sharon 502-738-9741.
Nov. 2: Halloween Dance and Costume Contest. Silver Wings Band will play from 8 p.m. to midnight. $5 adults, children 6 and under free, members free. Contest for scariest, funniest and cutest kid under 12.  2014 Officer Election will be held at 6:30 p.m.

 
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
Sept. 25: road test registration with examiner, 8:30 a.m.; all written tests, 8:30-10:30 a.m.

Senior Center
Sept. 25
10:30 a.m., Nutrition with Joan
11:30 a.m., Lunch
11:45 a.m., Auction with Caretenders
12:15 p.m., Blood pressure check
12:30 p.m., Bingo/games
12:30 p.m., Rook/cards

Sept. 26
10:30 a.m., Price is Right
1:30 p.m., Lunch
12:30 p.m., Prep for Burgoo yard sale/crafts,
*hdm, cong. meals/transportation

Sept. 27
8-11:30 a.m., Hearty burgoo breakfast
11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Yard sale, crafts, bake sale, raffles
*no meals/no transportation

Sept. 28
9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Burgoo yard sale, bake sale, crafts, raffle items

Sept. 30
10:30 a.m., Twinges in the Hinges  
1 p.m., Trivia
11:30 a.m., Lunch
12:15 p.m., Bingo
7 p.m., Rook/club

Upcoming events
Kick off Burgoo bash days and join the Senior Center for breakfast Sept. 27 from 8-11:30 a.m. The breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, biscuits and gravy along with fruit and drink for $5 per person or $2.50 for those under age 6.
The Senior Center will be hosting a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The yard sale will also be held Saturday, Sept. 28 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. including craft items, raffles and baked goods.
The Anderson County Senior Center and Adult Day Care are jointly sponsoring the two fundraisers. For additional information, contact the center at 839-7520.
All proceeds will be used to continue senior programs.