Community datebook

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By The Staff

Public can attend

Jan. 10 -- Shelby County Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. at 403 Washington St.

Jan. 15 -- Fiscal court meets at 10 a.m. at the Stratton Center, 215 Washington St.

Jan. 15 -- Triple S. Planning and Zoning meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Stratton Center.

Jan. 17 -- Shelbyville City Council meets at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 315 Washington St.

Community meetings

Jan. 10 -- Shelbyville Kiwanis Club meets at noon at the Stratton Center.

Jan. 10 -- Waddy Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m.

Jan. 10 -- Finchville Ruritan club meets at 7 p.m.

Jan. 11 - The executive committee of the Shelby Development Corporation meets at noon.

Jan. 14-The Solomon's Lodge #5 meets 7:30 p.m. Visit www.solomons-fam.com.

Jan. 15 -- Shelbyville Rotary Club meets at noon at Centenary United Methodist Church.

Jan. 15 - Shelby County Optimist Club meets at 6:30 p.m. at Claudia Sanders Dinner House.

Library event

Middle school and high school students are invited to the Hawaiian luau 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, at the Shelby County Public Library.

Dulcimer news

The third in a series of beginning lap dulcimer workshops will be 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Shelby County Public Library. Marian Maxwell will be teaching. She will supply all necessary materials, music, notebooks and even a dulcimer. Cost is $10. Call 633-6561, or email mrsmax153@aol.com, for information.


The Prayer Connection, a non-denominational study, will meet 9:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, at the Stratton Center.

Tumble Time

The Family Activity Center of Clear Creek Park is offering Tumble Time for children. Cathy Wilhoit, certified fitness instructor, will lead the classes. There are classes for 2-3 year olds, 4-5 year olds, and 6-8 year olds. Call the FAC office for more information, 633-5059.

Humane Society fundraiser

The Shelby County Humane Society is having a pancake breakfast at Applebee's in La Grange 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12. Tickets for the all-you-can-eat fundraiser are $5. Tickets can be purchased at the Shelby County Humane Society located, 40 N 7th Street or call 633-4033.

MOPS meeting

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) will be meeting next week at Shelby Christian Church. The evening meeting will be 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7. The morning meeting will be 9-11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8. MOPS is a non-denominational group open to all mothers of children ages birth to kindergarten. Childcare is provided. For more information, contact Kim Quinn, 722-2655 or Ruth Lucas, 647-2125.

A Loving Choice Pregnancy Center

The center offers free pregnancy testing, confidential peer counseling, and information on all choices in an unplanned pregnancy, baby and maternity clothing and equipment, parenting and cooking classes and referrals to local resources. All our services are free and open to anyone. Center hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays, 2-6 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays. No appointment is necessary. For more information, call 647-0300.

Cornhole tournament

The Shelbyville/Shelby County Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a cornhole tournament 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, in the Family Activity Center gymnasium.

Donations requested

Sunny Patch Farm, which houses the horses for the Whitney M. Young Job Corps Equine Training Program, is requesting the donation of hay for its horses. New or gently used items are also requested for an auction fundraiser. For information, contact Sharon Cook, (502) 417-3129.

Volunteer opportunity

To volunteer at animal adoption centers, Humane Society or Shelby County Animal Shelter, call 633-4033. New Humane Society hours of operation are Monday, 1-5 p.m.; Tuesday, clinic day (low-cost spay/neuter) by appointment; Wednesday, 1-5 p.m.; Thursday, 1-5 p.m.; Friday, 1-5 p.m.; and by appointment. The Humane Society is at 40 N. Seventh Street, 633-4033.

Rocko's Rookies

Clear Creek Family Activity Center is having sign-ups for upcoming Rocko's Rookies classes. Beginning day for basketball is Jan. 8; soccer, Feb. 26. The $35 cost includes a T-shirt. Contact the center in person or call 633-5059.

Family Activity Center

Open play Pickle Ball is 9-11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Shelby County Family Activity Center. The cost is the daily admission. Line dancing is Friday nights. There is an additional charge. Call the FAC, 633-5059 for information.

Free classes

GED/Adult Education classes are taught at Jefferson Community College, the Marnel C. Moorman Family Life Center and Simpsonville City Hall. Call 633-5524, ext. 33669 for dates and times.

Computer classes

Free beginning computer classes are taught at Jefferson Community College. For information, call 633-5524, ext. 33669.

Free ESL classes at St. James

Free English as a Second Language classes are taught for Shelby County Adult Education at St. James Episcopal Church. For information, call 633-5524, ext. 33669.


Class of 1958 - The Shelbyville High School Class of 1958 is planning its 50th reunion for next year. Online information is available at groups.yahoo.com/group/SHS_classof58.

Class of 1978 - The Shelby County High School class of 1978 will have a 30-year reunion Saturday, July 19, at Gallrein's Farm. For more information, call Tom at 633-7023.

Class of 1988 - The Shelby County High School class of 1988 will have an organizational meeting 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at Marimba's restaurant. Anyone interested in helping is invited to attend.

Class of 1993 - For information or details about the Shelby County High School class of 1993 reunion, call Maggie (Schmidt) Endris at (502) 216-8822 or email maggieeschmidt@hotmail.com.