- Special Sections
- Public Notices
March 20 -- Parents of Children with Learning Differences and Attention Difficulties meets at 7 p.m. at the Learning Disabilities Association of Kentucky, 2210 Goldsmith Ln., #118, Louisville. For additional information call the LDA office at 502-473-1256.
March 24 -- An ALS (Lou Gherig's Disease) support group meets 6 p.m. at Cardinal Hill Rehab Center on Bluegrass Parkway (Bluegrass Industrial Park, I-64 and Hurstbourne Lane) in Louisville. For more information, call 800-406-7702.
Public can attend
March 20 -- Shelbyville City Council meets at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 315 Washington St.
March 26 -- Shelby County High School's SBDM meeting 3:30 p.m.
March 26 - The Housing Authority of Shelbyville Board of Commissioners meets at 5:30 p.m. at the Housing Authority Administrative/Community Building.
March 20 -- Shelbyville Kiwanis Club meets at noon at the Stratton Center.
March 20-- Cropper Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m.
March 21 -- Shelby Chapter 170 Order of the Eastern Star meets at Solomon Lodge at 7:30 p.m.
March 24-The Solomon's Lodge #5 meets 7:30 p.m. Visit www.solomons-fam.com.
1st and 3rd Thursday - Simpsonville Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. at the Simpsonville Community Center.
March 24 - The board of directors of the Shelby Development Corporation meets at noon.
March 25 -- Shelbyville Rotary Club meets at noon at Centenary United Methodist Church.
March 25 - Shelbyville Lion's Club meets 6 p.m. in the Multi-purpose Building on Washington Street.
Dr. DeYoung, director of Louisville's Center for Natural Medicine, will offer free naturopathic screening 7 p.m. Friday, March 21, at PM Yoga & Wellness Studio, 211 Breighton Park Circle, #106. There will also be a Mona Vie supplement social. Call PM Yoga to reserve your appointment, 437-0520.
The library will be open 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, March 21 (Good Friday). It will be open regular hours on Saturday, March 22.
The concrete walls are going up on the library's new addition. It's now time to guess how many bricks it will take to cover the new addition. Come check out the construction and register your guess at the circulation desk. Prizes will be awarded.
Volunteer with horses
The Luci Center, a therapeutic horseback riding center, needs volunteers to help assist with horses and student classes. A general volunteer training will be 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, April 5. For more information, call 502-220-4308.
Historical Society meeting
Melissa Jurgensen, who has written a book about Kentucky's covered bridges, will speak during the 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 20, meeting of the Shelby County Historical Society.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mount Eden Saddle Club
The Mount Eden Horse Show is April 12. There are many timed events, classes and age events. For information, call 338-3875.
The Truth4Life Sunday School Class from Simpsonville Baptist Church is sponsoring a benefit dinner 6 p.m. Saturday, March 29, at the Simpsonville Community Gym. This dinner will benefit a local Simpsonville family whose dad was diagnosed with leukemia last November. There will be a silent auction which will be open to the public at 4 p.m.. Any donations would be appreciated. For more information contact Susan Dugle at 633-7884.
Crusade for Children auction
The Bagdad Fire Protection District will have an auction 5 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at the Bagdad Firehouse. To donate items, call 220-0964 or 220-3934. Concessions available.
ALC Pregnancy Resource 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.
Mounted police event
The Louisville Metro Police Mounted Unit (LMMPU) and the Whitney M. Young Jr. Job Corps Equine Program will have a demonstration at noon Saturday, April 5, at the covered arena at Equestrian Lakes Subdivision.
The public may meet officers and students and learn about the MMMPU. Equestrian Lakes is on Ky. 148 in Finchville, two miles west of Ky. 55. For information, email email@example.com.
The non-denominational Prayer Connection meets 9:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 2, at Crescent Place in Shelbyville.
The Shelbyville/Shelby County branch of the NAACP is sponsoring a New York City Visual and Fellowship Tour, June 23-27. There is a bi-monthly payment plan. For a price list and itinerary, call Albert or Debra Jordan, 633-1789. The tour is organized by Kentucky Tours & Travel Inc., Danville.
Orchestra members needed
The Shelby Community Orchestra invites new members to join. All brass, saxophone and percussion players are especially needed. Rehearsals are 7-8:30 p.m. on alternating Tuesdays, at the First Baptist Church in Shelbyville. Details are available from Mary McGillen, (502)655-0140.
Master Gardeners fair
The Shelby County Master Gardener Association will have the 8th annual Shelbyville County Garden and Art Fair 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Shelby County Fairgrounds. Hundreds of perennial plants from members' gardens will be offered for sale. Kentucky horticultural organizations will be on site. Music and food accompany the event. For more information, call 633-3248.
The Shelby County High School guidance office has scholarship applications for the scholarships offered by the Shelbyville Board of Realtors. For information, call 633-5555, and leave a message.
Earth Day Celebration
The Four Seasons Garden Club is sponsoring the Earth Day Celebration 9 a.m.-noon March 29, at Red Orchard Park on Kentucky Street. Kentucky Blue will perform. Bring your own shovel for tree planting. There will also be a Kids' Tent, Earth Mommas performance and other activities.
Cell phones collected
Cell Phones for Soldiers and the Shelby County Public Library are collecting used cell phones to help keep troops connected with their families. Phones may be donated at the Shelby County Public Library, 309 8th St.
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.
Easter Egg hunts
The Community Easter Egg Hunt is 2-4 p.m. Saturday, March 22, at Simpsonville Christian Church. The hunt is sponsored by the Simpsonville Lions Club and Simpsonville Christian Church.
The annual Waddy community Egg Hunt is 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. March 22, at the Waddy Ruritan Club. Sponsored by the Ruritan Club and area churches. For information, call 502-545-1897.
Caryatid Book Club
The book club meets 12:30 p.m. March 27, at the home of Emily Swigert. Ann Smiser will have the program.
LifeBridge for Animals will provide spay and neuters for all pets adopted from the Shelby County Animal Shelter when the voucher received at the adoption is redeemed through a participating LifeBridge veterinarian. Call 633-4959 for information.
Bagdad Ruritan Club
A farm equipment consignment auction fundraiser will be 10 a.m. Saturday, April 5, at the Bagdad Ruritan Club. For information call 633-1429 or 747-5498.
The AARP Foundation is presenting help with income tax returns through April 10, at Highland Baptist Church, 511 Mount Eden Rd. For information, call 633-3665.
The Jeffersontown High School, Class of 1978, 30-Year reunion is in October. Visit JHS78@wildblue.net to register.
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 - Shelby County High School, Class of 1988, will meet to plan details of 20-year reunion 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21. Please call Jon Swindler, 321-6722, for further details and location.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Class of 1998 - Shelby County High School, Class of 1998 should send contact information, so invitations can be sent. To send contact information or for futher details, please call or email Carmesha at 599-6128 or email@example.com.