The Anderson County Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Anderson Public Library. Tom B. Ripy, attorney and Ph.D., will present a program about Mary Dowling and her life as a distiller before and during Prohibition. The program is free and open to the public.
Marianne Brown of Lawrenceburg will participate in the second annual Art in the Gardens at Liberty Hall fair on Labor Day weekend from Aug. 31 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to Sept. 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
This year’s fair will feature over 50 juried artists and craftspeople selling their works in tents scattered throughout the four-acre garden at the Liberty Hall Historic Site on the Kentucky River in downtown Frankfort, 202 Wilkinson Street.
Admission is $3 daily.
A program titled ACT Raising Safe Kids is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27 at the Anderson County Extension Office.
Designed for parents and caregivers of children 8 and under, the program helps parents raise their children in an environment that is safe, stable, nurturing and full of love and respect, according to a news release.
It also teaches positive ways and techniques for parents to understand and deal with their children’s difficult behaviors and how to discipline their children.
After serving for eight years as American Legion Post 34 commander, Bobby Thornberry made the decision not to seek re-election, but accepted first vice, according to a news release.
Bill Sloan took over as the new Post 34 commander on July 1.
BCB & Company, a teen performing group representing Anderson, Boyle, Franklin, and Mercer counties, will present the sounds of Motown at “Celebrate Nashville” on Oct. 5 at the Parthenon, according to a news release.
The Kentucky National Guard Memorial Fund is offering individuals and organizations from across Kentucky the opportunity to pave the way to a sacred space and become part of the Kentucky National Guard Memorial effort by purchasing a personalized engraved paver, according to a news release.
The pavers will be placed at the entrance to the memorial when it is constructed and proceeds will go toward construction costs.